February 23, 2006 RSS feed / Columns

After Early Slowdown, Granholm Decides To Accelerate Tourism Spending

Michigan Politics

Despite a tight budget, Governor Jennifer Granholm intends to juggle economic development funds in order to dramatically boost advertising dollars starting in April to promote summer tourism. Michigan ads will run in more markets. More...

Engadine

Mother Nature brewed up another storm over the past weekend. It was sunny, but cold, last Friday, with school and activities closed from the storm the day before. It took some of us several hours to dig out Friday. More...

DeTour Area

Today is the celebration of President More...

Mackinac Island

Kathleen and Larry Rickley received a special Valentine a few days early. Saturday, February 11, they became the proud parents of a beautiful baby daughter, Makayla Madison. More...

Engadine Consolidated Schools

One Engadine student was successful in the second round of the 2005 Straits Area and UPCEA Spelling Bee. Our local winners competed Monday, February 13, in St. Ignace. David Fowell took second place in the seventh grade competition. More...

Les Cheneaux

Snowsfest weekend is over once more for another year and, in spite of the dire weather reports just prior to the weekend, there was lots of new snow and nice weather for the activities. More...

Brevort

At the bird feeder this week we had a lone junco, a sparrow, rose breasted nut hatch, pine siskins, and the usual finches and chickadees. Once in a while a woodpecker will search the premises for suet. More...

Gould City

The beginning of March is coming up, and we More...

The Sweet Sound Of The Shuffle

DEAL ME IN

Dear Mark, Could you please explain the physical process of shuffling that casinos use in blackjack? More...

Looking Back

115 Years Ago Saturday, February 21, 1891 Charley Wood has closed his Les Cheneaux store and moved the stock to St. Ignace. More...


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