December 1, 2005 RSS feed / Columns

Cox Reloads for Attorney General Election Shoot-out

Michigan Politics

As he gears for reelection, beleaguered Attorney General Mike Cox, whose political fortunes and public relations suffer from a self-imposed wound, has hired two of Lansing%27s top politically savvy PR guns for what should be quite a shootout in comin More...

DNR Continues To Acquire Deeryard Acreage To Preserve Habitat

Outdoor Matters

A column from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources More...

Brevort

We certainly had a white Thanksgiving, but now it seems more like early April. Such is Michigan weather. More...

Mackinac Island

Beautiful, beautiful clean white snow fell gently from the heavens above over the Thanksgiving holiday, which glistened in the sun. The air was cold and crisp as we snowmobiled out to Chambers Gatehouse at Stonecliffe. More...

Gould City

Ho! Ho! Ho! We had some snow, and it certainly looks like winter is here. It also feels like it. The wind is out of the north, and bitter cold. Not my best time of the year; however, it had to come sooner or later. More...

Looking Back

115 Years Ago Saturday, November 29, 1890 Chicken thieves did a wholesale business Thursday night. They visited the coops of Mr. Mulcrone, L. Pauly, C.H. Wilber, and C.S. Carr and made good hauls at each place. More...

Engadine Consolidated Schools

The winter sports season is going to start the second week of December. Winter sports offered by Engadine Schools are Boys Basketball and Girls Volleyball. Community support and attendance at the events is greatly appreciated. More...

Read Labels When Buying Down-Filled Items

Winter is approaching, and with it will be cold weather. It also signals a rush by outdoor people to go shopping for warm, down-filled clothing and sleeping bags. The idea is to keep warmth without heavy, bulky insulation. More...

Les Cheneaux

It was a busy week for everyone. There were so many things to do and places to go that it was difficult to take them all in. More...

DeTour Area

The Thanksgiving holiday not only brought a variety of food to our turkey dinner, but brought us a variety of weather. The snowfall over the past weekend was like a postcard, picture perfect. After being More...

Engadine

December is here, and it More...

Rexton-Garnet

It More...

Looking Back: Bridge Derrick Operator Saunders Deemed ‘Mudslinger’ of Straits

The following article was published in The Republican-News December 1, 1955 issue. It features the late George R. Saunders, who was a derrick operator during the construction of the Mackinac Bridge. Mr. Saunders passed away 15 years ago. More...

Super Fun 21 Does Have Some Tough Edges

DEAL ME IN

Dear Mark, I was playing a form of blackjack that had a bit of a twist to it when it came to the rules. I don%27t remember its exact name, but I do remember that a blackjack in diamonds paid two-to-one. More...


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