Tag: 61

Comedian Norm Macdonald Dead at 61

Comedian and writer Norm Macdonald, best known for his years on Saturday Night Live and his time behind the show’s Weekend Update anchor desk, has passed away, according to his management firm, Brillstein Entertainment. The actor, who had quietly been battling cancer for nine years, was 61 years old. His […]

Louis Darcy Bunker

Louis Darcy Bunker, age 87, of St. Ignace, Michigan, died September 4, 2021, at Hospice of the EUP in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. He was born on January 2, 1943 on Mackinac Island to Lewis Darcy and Bernice (Lozon) Bunker. Louie attended Thomas Ferry School on Mackinac Island and belonged […]

Elizabeth Hoath

On Tuesday, August 24, 2021, Elizabeth R. (Albon) Hoath passed away, surrounded by her husband and family.  She was born on January 3, 1943 and was a lifelong resident of the Soo.  She is preceded in death by her parents: Earl Albon and Violet (Massey) Albon, siblings: Barbara (Eugene-deceased) Pietrangelo, […]

Laker Hockey Announces 2021-22 Team Captains

SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. – The Lake Superior State hockey program has announced that junior forward Louis Boudon has been named captain for the 2021-22 season. Senior forward Miroslav Mucha, senior defenseman Jacob Nordqvist, and junior forward Dustin Manz will serve as assistant captains for the Lakers.  Boudon has recorded 46 points (14G, 32A) in 67 career […]

Judith Baker

Judith Kay “Judi” Baker, age 78, of Cedarville, Michigan, died August 16, 2021, in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. She was born May 27, 1943, in Detroit, Michigan, to Orville and Ione (Krueger) Smelts. Judi grew up in Moran, Michigan, where she went to Rabbit’s Back School up until 7th grade. […]

Delta Variant Found in Chippewa County

CHIPPEWA COUNTY, Mich. – Chippewa County Health Department (CCHD) received a report from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services that the Delta (B.1.617.2) variant has been identified in ChippewaCounty. Delta is more than twice as contagious as previous variants, is driving the increase in cases in Michigan and […]

Roger “Uncle Rog” James Land

Roger James Land – father, husband, grandfather, uncle, professor, poet, artist, dancer, golfer, master storyteller, renaissance man – left us on July 25, 2021 due to complications related to age and Parkinson’s disease. Roger was born in Los Angeles, CA in 1936 to Robert Curry Land and Violet Ethel Sams […]

Billionaire Richard Branson reaches space in his own ship

TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES, N.M. (AP) — Swashbuckling billionaire Richard Branson hurtled into space aboard his own winged rocket ship Sunday, bringing astro-tourism a step closer to reality and beating out his exceedingly richer rival Jeff Bezos. The nearly 71-year-old Branson and five crewmates from his Virgin Galactic space-tourism company reached an […]

David Dolezel

David John Dolezel, age 61, of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, died July 2, 2021 in Detroit, Michigan. He was born September 11, 1960 in Marquette, Michigan to Donald and Ann (Haydon) Dolezel. David moved to Sault Ste. Marie as a child and graduated from Sault Ste. Marie High School. Following […]