May 1, 2008 RSS feed / Opinion

Mayors Say 'Vote Yes on Hospital'

To the Editor: The Straits area is faced with a wonderful opportunity. A new Mackinac Straits Hospital means access to even better health care and potential for new jobs, with $37 million being invested in the Straits area. More...

If Voters Approve Transfer, New Hospital Will Be Built

To The Editor: Recently there have been statements doubting information that Mackinac Straits Hospital has made available to the public. More...

Transfer of Ownership Is Optional

To the Editor: The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) grant for new hospital construction can easily be pursued by the Mackinac Straits Hospital Authority as it exists now. The transfer of ownership is purely optional. More...

Weersings Made Contributions to Mackinac Island Community

To the Editor: Dr. and Karen Weersing have made a personal and professional contribution to the community of Mackinac Island. More...

Youth Only Know What We Teach

To the Editor: We, as a community, need to start seriously thinking of our children of this community. They are our future, and it's up to us, as well as the parents, to help ensure their contribution to our community. More...

Voting Yes May 6 Will Ensure Our Hospital's Future

Editorial Viewpoint

Quality medical care in St. Ignace has long been recognized as a keystone in the development of the Straits area. More...

City Work Crew Appreciated

To the Editor: Too often we (especially myself) are quick to criticize the city. Tuesday, April 22, my opinion became one of support for our hard working city crew. That afternoon I looked out of my front window and groaned. More...

Land Near Island Airport Was Already Zoned Residential

To the Editor: The April 17 edition of The St. Ignace News referred to the recent acquisition of property near the Mackinac Island airport in the article, "Park Commission Acquires Unbuildable Lots Near Airport. More...

Talented Artists Work in St. Ignace

To the Editor: There is an old saying about hiding your light under a bushel basket. First, we are in a town in dire need of a light, and believe it or not, that light can be found on South State Street, with a second light on Paro Street. More...


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