August 30, 2007 RSS feed / Columns

Outdoor Matters

Volunteers Work Hard To Eliminate Trash From Michigan's Forest Trails

Northern Michigan is well known for its vast tracts of forested lands and the countless recreational opportunities they provide. More...

Autos Across Mackinac: Ticket Sales for the Ferries Begin To Improve

Part 34: The War Winds Down, the Traffic Heats Up

To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Mackinac Bridge, The St. More...

Mackinac Island

Sunday, August 19, was a perfect Mackinac day with heavenly blue skies and warm sunshine as friends gathered at the Little Stone Church to say farewell to Aileen Koehler, a beloved member of our community. Dr. More...

St. Ignace

Glancing back in our St. Ignace newspaper of 1970, I noticed Doc's Fish Fry on Friday evening in Moran cost $1.75. Wow, and that was all you could eat. Michelle Thibault traveled from Chicago and spent a few days with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. More...

Les Cheneaux

The days are noticeably shorter. Many now see the sunrise when they awaken in the morning, and turn the lights on shortly after dinner in the evening. Some of us also sleep longer and go to bed earlier. More...

Engadine Consolidated Schools

HOME OF THE EAGLES

The summer break is coming to a quick end, with staff and (most) students ready to begin the school year anew. Tuesday, September 4, is the beginning date for all Engadine students. This will be considered our first full instructional day. More...

Michigan Politics

Primary Hopscotch Game Exposes Political Rifts

Two northern Michigan lawmakers who once were ballot opponents are on opposite sides of a spat on the 2008 U.S. presidential race: Will Michigan January 15 be among the first states to hold a primary? In one corner: U.S. More...

Gould City

Summer is winding down, and fall is right behind it. We must enjoy each season to its fullest while it's here. There will be some beautiful fall weather and scenery on the horizon. More...

Brevort

Labor Day approaches with school starting, more retired people on the road, cooler days, and color throughout the land. We welcome a breather after the busy tourist season and hosting summer company. More...

DeTour Area

It is hard to believe that the last long summer weekend, Labor Day, is right around the corner. It is sad to watch the boats being put away until next summer. More...

DEAL ME IN

Is It Football Season Already?

Dear Mark: Sorry for the dumb question, but how do you play a football parlay card? Any help would be appreciated. Emily M. The only dumb question, Emily, is an unasked question. More...

Engadine

It's hard to believe summer vacation has come to an end. We've enjoyed our summer. Please do something extra special this weekend with your kids, because school starts in Engadine and Newberry Tuesday, September 4. More...


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