Archives 2003

January 1 to January 5, 2003

  • Happy New Year

  • Congratulations, Hilary!

  • Ahhh, the Glory of Christmas Morning Thanks to Mr. Santa

  •  Walter Smigel 1915-2002

  • January NorthernIslander

  • January Beaver Beacon

January 6 to January 11, 2003

  • Islander Sports

  • Celebrating 50 Years in the U.S.

  • Bellamy Memorial Service

  • Melvin and Judy Bellamy 1947-2002

  • Reflections

  • She's A Winner

  • Victor F. Miller 1920-2003

January 12 to January 19, 2003

  • Mini Poll

  • Congratulations, Bev Russell

  • Islander Sports

  • Edith Burhans 1913-2002

  • Chamber News

  • Citizen of the Year Form

  • Part-time Position

  • Lost Dog

  • House Party

  • Desolate Beach

January 20 to January 26, 2003

  • Expanded Calling Area

  • EMS Educational Program Approved in Charlevoix County

  • Congratulations, Patrick Cull

  • No Snow, But Beautiful Ice

  • Moonscapes

January 27 to February 2, 2003

  • Prayers Needed

  • Mary C. Fiendt 1916-2003

  • Winter Scenes

  • Possible State Aid Cuts to School

  • Finally It's Snowing

  • Islander Basketball

  • Islander Volleyball

  • Rural Arts Grant

  • February NorthernIslander

February 3 to February 9, 2003

  • Just a Few Winter Scenes

  • And the Storm Continues

  • Way to Go, Lindsay and Sue!

  • Winter Scenes

  • Get Hands On.  Learn CPR

  • February NorthernIslander

February 10 to February 17, 2003

  • Islander Sports

  • Parent Recognition Night

  • Rural Arts Grant Update

  • Postponed

  • ... and more winter scenes

  • Islanders Serving in the Armed Forces

  • Winter Scenes

  • Bev Russell Passes National Certification Test

  • Articulation Agreement Reached

  • CPR for Family and Friends

  • Reminder

  • Rural Arts Grant House Party

February 17 to February 24, 2003

  • Islander Sports

  • Ice Cave

  • Beaver Island Boat Company News Release

  • Islander Sports

  • Beaver Island Transportation Authority News Release

  • Winter Weather

  • Short School Day

  • St. Patrick's 2003 Festivities

February 25 to March 2, 2003

  • #1 In The League

  • One Look Wasn't Enough

    • Ice Caves

  • Twinning

  • Talking Threads Quilt Guild of Beaver Island

  • New Pictures

  • Comparing Seasons

  • Winter Adventurers

March 3 to March 9, 2003

  • Mail To Soldiers

  • Deerwood

  • It Takes Your Breath Away

  • Mary C. Minor, 1932-2003

  • March NorthernIslander

March 10 to March 17, 2003

  • Arranmore/Beaver Island Twinning

  • Beaver Island Community School has Two School Board Seats up for re-election

  • Joddy's Pool

  • Rural Arts Grant House Party

  • And The Beat Goes On

  • Covering the Conflict

  • Citizen of the Year

March 18 to March 24, 2003

  • For Immediate Release from the Beaver Island Transportation Authority and the Beaver Island Boat Company

  • Peace Vigil

  • Celebrating St. Pat's "Island Style"

  • Rural Arts and Culture Grant Up-date

  • Beaver Island Community School Announcement

  • Info on Ron Gregg

  • Egg Lake Bog

March 25 to March 31, 2003

  • Supporting the Troops

  • Deputy Gives Resignation

  • Way to Go, Patrick Cull!

  • The Great Mail Race

  • It's a Girl!

  • Cleaning Up

  • Low Lake Levels

  • What Big Teeth

  • Thanks!

  • April NorthernIslander

April 1 to April 7, 2003

  • Daylight Savings Time

  • Ferry Runs Cancelled

  • It's A Girl

  • Spring Break

  • Eager Fishermen

  • International Family Gathering

  • So How Come I'm Late Today?

April 8 to April 14, 2003

  • Beaver Island's Poet Laureate?

  • 17th Annual Talent Show

  • We've Been Liberated!!

  • Tie a Yellow Ribbon

  • Yup, I'm Sick

  • A Different View

  • Geography Bee

  • Nonie "Shivery" McDonough

April 15 to April 20, 2003

  • Quilt of Beaver Island Raffle

  • Beaver Island Leadership Retreat

  • AMVETs Easter Egg Hunt

  • Citizen of the Year

  • Swimming Anyone?

April 21 to April 27, 2003

  • Spring Concert

  • Rural Arts and Culture Grant Update

  • Robert Hannon 1949-2003

  • Margaret Lucille (Kenwabikise) Way 1946-2003

  • Snowbirds Return

  • Notice to Voters

  • Boat Repairs

  • Bill Welke Memorial Service

  • Mary Minor Memorial Service

April 28 to May 4, 2003

  • Spring Concert

  • Ground Breaking

  • New Island Website

  • The Vile Veterinarian

  • Secretary/Receptionist Wanted

  • Beaver Island Wildlife Club Special Meeting

  • May NorthernIslander

May 5 to May 11, 2003

  • Two Weather Services

  • Dr. Robert B. Smith 1913-2003

  • Realistic Scenario for EMS Students

  • Setting the Buoys

  • Low Water

  • Congratulations, Jessica

  • I Missed It

  • Work Starts on New Health Center

  • Junk Car & Scrap Metal Disposal

May 12 to May 18, 2003
  • Lunar Eclipse
  • It's Tough Being Short and Round
  • Signs of the Coming Season
  • House Party
  • Hijacked Ferry
  • Departing Seniors

May 19 to May 25, 2003

  • Daniel J. Greene 1921-2003
  • Beaver Island - Lansing Reception
  • Last Chance
  • Island Airways Memorial Day Hanger Party is Back!
  • Rural Arts Grant Update
  • Something Special
  • Jerry LaFreniere: Toasted and Roasted
  • How's the New Health Center Coming?
  • Wildlife Club Project
  • ... and More Building Going On
  • Chamber of Commerce Press Release
May 26 to June 1, 2003
  • Highland Games Contestant
  • Beaver Island Community School Receives LEADing the Future Palm Handheld Grant Award
  • Memorial Day
  • Island Airways 2003 Memorial Day Hanger Party
  • Lovely Island Scenes
  • Blooming This Week on the Island
  • Jack Cull Memorial Concert
  • Rural Health Center Building Update
  • Beaver Island Community School Elementary Summer School Teacher, Part-time, Temporary job
  • Open Mic Night Luau
  • 4th of July Carnival
  • Just a Reminder 
June 2 to June 8, 2003
  • Farewell
  • Way to Go, Quilt Guild
  • Recognizing Excellence at Beaver Island Community School
  • 8th Grade Graduation
  • Great Way to Start the Day
  • A Piece of History
  • An Old Island Car
  • Springtime Baby
  • Taylor's Travels
  • Rural Health Center Picture Update
  • Anyone For a Walk Over to Garden Island?
  • Biking Trail
  • June NorthernIslander
  • Impressive Pictures

June 9 to June 15, 2003

  • Little Hitchhikers
  • Stoney Acre Garden and Gifts
  • Paved Biking Trail
  • What Time Is It?
  • Changes for Summer 2003
  • Budger's Home!
  • Graduation 2003
  • Rural Health Center Update
  • Update - Scott McGinnity

June 16 to June 23, 2003

  • Time's Growing Short...
  • Island Eagles
  • Contract Agreements Reached
  • Rural Health Center Photo Update
  • Wedding Bells
  • New Charlevoix County Sheriff's Beaver Island Sub-station Deputy Sheriff
  • The Campbell's Are Here, Ho-Ro Ho-Ro!
  • Seven Sisters
  • Early Swimmers
  • The Big Blue Guy

June 24 to June 30, 2003

  • Fire Danger is High
  • What Holiday Is It Again?
  • 4th of July Fly-Over
  • Weather Bug
  • Mr. Sandman
  • Firemen's Picnic
  • Student Driver/Parent Mandatory Meeting
  • Pavement Art
  • Blooming This Week on the Island

June 31 to July 7, 2003

  • Celebrating the 4th of July Island Style
    • Men's Golf Tournament at the Beaver Island Golf Course
    • Donegal Bay Trail Dedication
    • Tappers, Singers, Planes, and the Parade
    • The Carnival
    • Fireworks
  • Accident at the Municipal Dock
  • Gossamer Threads
  • Wonderful News!
  • Diggin' Up Bones
  • The Auction That Wasn't...Or Was It?
  • The Demise of the Walleye
  • Blooming This Week on the Island
  • National Do Not Call Registry
  • Rural Health Center Building Pictorial Update
  • It's A Boy!
  • Just a Reminder
  • July NorthernIslander
  • Charity Golf Tournament

 

July 8 to July 14, 2003

  • Josephine Bonadeo
  • We Finally Got Rain
  • This Weeks' Pictorial View of the New Rural Health Center
  • From the Chamber of Commerce
  • How Come the 'Nets was Late Monday?
  • Island Evacuation
  • Nope, It's Not an Eagles' Nest
  • Blooming This Week on the Island

 

July 15 to July 21, 2003

  • From the Board of the Beaver Island Rural Health Center
  • Concerned Citizens Meeting
  • Nels Peter Sorensen, Jr. 1938-2003
  • Board Brouhaha
  • Back Stateside
  • Aleta Doris Kenwabikise 1955-2003
  • Remembering Harriet Rafferty
  • LaFreniere-Gerace
  • Amistad
  • This Weeks' Pictorial View of the new Rural Health Center
  • Blooming This Week on the Island
  • Chicago to Mackinac Race

July 22 to July 28, 2003

  • Guess Who's 42 Years Old TODAY!
  • The Lucky Seven or Walleye Pond Epilogue
  • 2nd Annual It's About Island Time "Lumbarr Yarrd Party"
  • Congratulations to new EMTs
  • Between Iraq and a Hard Spot
  • Bellamy Memorial Service
  • Chamber of Commerce News
  • This Weeks' Pictorial Views of the new Rural Health Center
  • Letter to the Public
  • To Be Fair
  • Karaoke Contest
  • Happy Birthday, Beth Anne Lucas!

July 28 to August 5, 2003

  • Daddy Frank's Is Cookin'
  • Next Week
  • Calendar Face-lift
  • What on Earth Do You DO On That Island?
  • Tall Ships
  • Van Malsen-Souders Wedding
  • PABI Picnic Dinner
  • This Weeks' Pictorial Views of the new Rural Health Center
  • Scenic Spot
  • Baroque on Beaver!
  • August NorthernIslander

August 6 to August 11, 2003

  • Tom Dorais 1921 - 2003
  • Between Iraq and a Hard Spot - Part Two
  • This Weeks' Pictorial View of the new Rural Health Center
  • From Squirrel Wars to Chipmunk Battles

 

August 12 to August 18, 2003

  • Letter to the Beaver Island Community

  • From the Deputy Sheriff

  • CCG Buys Block of BIRHC Truck Tickets

  • Congratulations Elaine!

  • It's a Boy

  • Results of the Rita Gillespie Memorial Blood Drive

  • This Weeks' Pictorial Views of the new Rural Health Center

  • Homecoming 2003

  • Baseball Tournament Results

  • Letter to the Editor: Putting the Puzzle Together

  • Peaceful Scene

August 19 to August 25, 2003

  • To Parents and Residents of Beaver Island

  • Letter to Concerned Citizens Group

  • Response from CCG

  • History of BIRHC Support of Local Dental Care

  • The Other Side of the Story

    • Agenda for August 19th BIRHC Board of Directors meeting

    • Minutes of August 5th BIRHC Board of Directors meeting

  • Letter to the Editor

  • Part Three of Between Iraq and a Hard Spot

    • An Honest Man

  • Gertrude Janet "Trudy" Boyles

  • Island Dawn

  • Searching for Ancestors

  • This Weeks' Pictorial Views of the new Rural Health Center

  • August Critters

  • Cooling Off On These Hot Summer Days

  • Beaver Island Historical Society Annual Meeting reminder

August 26 to August 31, 2003

  • Congratulations Mr. and Mrs. Jerry LaFreniere

  • Richie O is 70!

  • Truck Raffle

  • Hot and Humid

  • Summer Sandcastle Scenes

  • Donegal's Great Blue Heron

  • Concerned Citizens Group Meeting

  • This Weeks' Pictorial Views of the new Rural Health Center

  • Letters to the Editor

September 1 to September 7, 2003

  • Island Sports

  • BIRHC Board Hours

  • Letter to the Editor

  • Labor Day Sunrise

  • Labor Day

  • Labor Day Raffles

  • Beaver Island in the Media

  • Letter to the Editor

  • Last Weeks' Huge Wind Storm

  • Still Beautiful Scenery

  • This Weeks' Pictorial Views of the new Rural Health Center

  • Butterfly Girl

  • Monarch Caterpillar Reunion?

  • Horses and Buggies

September 8 to September 14, 2003

  • Terrorism on Beaver Island

  • Islander Soccer

  • Patriot Day

  • Swan Lake

  • Targeted?

  • Note From Neal

  • School Board Vacancy

  • Location of September 16th BIRHC Meeting Changed

  • Whew, What a Day

  • This Weeks' Pictorial Views of the New Rural Health Center

  • Beaver Island Community Health Fair

  • What Happened to the 2002 Archives?

  • Letter to the Editor

  • September NorthernIslander

September 15 to September 21, 2003

  • Board Hires New Nurse Practitioner

  • Welcome Sue and Frank

  • Approved Minutes of Beaver Island Rural Health Center Board of Directors Meeting

  • Hamster Hunt

  • Larry K. Tepe 1965-2003

  • Carl Frederick Vertican 1923-2003

  • Moving the Lighthouse?

  • Beaver Island Community Health Fair a Huge Success

  • Stormy Weather

  • Powers ACE Hardware and Beaver Island Lumber Company 3rd Annual Golf Outing

  • This Weeks' Pictorial Views of the New Rural Health Center

  • Picture in Paper

  • Traveling

September 22 to September 28, 2003

  • Power's ACE Hardware 3rd Annual Golf Tournament Official Results

  • Stocking Up

  • Fifty-seven Years Later

  • A Different View

  • This Weeks' Pictorial Views of the new Rural Health Center

  • Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day

 

September 29 to October 5, 2003

  • Roger Baker 1922-2003

  • It's a Boy!

  • Business After Season

  • Smoke Signals

  • 2nd Annual Bite of Beaver

  • TDS Telecom News

  • This Weeks' Pictorial Views of the new Rural Health Center

  • Letter to the Editor

  • October NorthernIslander

October 6 to October 12, 2003
  • Haunted Lights of Lake Michigan
  • The Alluring Islands of Michigan
  • Moon Over Sand Bay
  • Neal Green Receives his Silver Dolphins
  • Islander Receives Belated Award
  • Adult Computer Classes
  • First Frost
  • This Weeks' Pictorial Views of the new Rural Health Center
  • 2nd Annual Bite of Beaver Island Huge Success
  • 2nd Annual Bite of Beaver Island continued
October 13 to October 19, 2003
  • It's a Girl!
  • Business After Season
  • High Autumn Colors Abound
  • It's a Girl!
  • Islander Soccer
  • Letter to the Editor
  • Power Outage
  • This Weeks' Pictorial Views of the New Rural Health Center
October 20 to October 26, 2003
  • Absent Minded Me
  • Approved Minutes from the BIRHC Board Meeting
  • Writing Class Submission
  • Letter to the Editor
  • Dee Gallagher
  • McCullough Benefit
  • Spaghetti Dinner
  • Still Haven't Figured Out What to Be For the Island Halloween Parties?
  • Health Center Receives $15,000 from Michigan Department of Community Health
  • Lake Michigan in October
  • CCG Presents Board with List of Issues
  • This Weeks' Pictorial Views of the New Rural Health Center

October 27 to November 2, 2003

  • The California Wildfires Eyewitness Account
  • Community Calendar
  • Put Your Dancing Shoes Back On
  • Wildfires
  • McCullough Benefit Results
  • CMU Closing Party
  • This Weeks' Pictorial Views of the New Rural Health Center

November 3 to November 9, 2003

  • Rosie Green Peters to Spend 41st Birthday in Hoosgow
  • Eleanor Felix
  • Paradise Bay Coffee Shop
  • November NorthernIslander
  • Shamrock Halloween Party

 

November 10 to November 16, 2003

  • Eleanor Felix 1921-2003
  • Prosecuting Attorney Kur's Response to the BIRHC Board and the CCG Concerning the Open Meetings Act
  • Letter to the Editor
  • CCG of Beaver Island Mission Statement
  • Michigan History
  • Andrea's Pictures of November on Beaver Island
  • Thank You!
  • Mediation
  • This Weeks' Pictorial Views of the New Rural Health Center
November 17 to November 23, 2003
  • It's a Girl!
  • Christmas Bazaar
  • Stat/Scorekeepers Needed
  • Safety Patrol
  • School Funding
  • Language for Small Schools State Aid Program
  • Beaver Island Community School Announces Plans for a 21st Century Learning Scholarship
November 24 to November 30, 2003
  • Thank You
  • It's a Boy
  • Beaver Island Rural Health Center Board Minutes
  • Island Time
  • The 2003 Squirrel Wars
  • Christmas Bazaar
  • Thank You to Kirk McBride, the CCG and the Hodgsons
  • This Weeks' Pictorial Views of the New Rural Health Center
  • Coffee Anyone?

December 1 to December 7, 2003

  • Islander Sports by Frank Solle
  • Islander Teams
  • Thanks, Frank
  • Winter Sunset
  • Congratulations
  • Just a Note
  • Baby, It's Cold Outside!
  • 3rd Annual Christmas Cantata
  • This Weeks' Pictorial Views of the New Rural Health Center
  • Beaver Island Basketball and Volleyball Schedule for 2003-2004
  • Just a Reminder
  • December NorthernIslander
December 8 to December 14, 2003
  • Cookie Carnival
  • Special Event
  • Vickie McDermott
  • It's A Boy
  • 3rd Annual Christmas Cantata
  • This Weeks' Pictorial Views of the New Rural Health Center

December 15 to December 21, 2003

  • Islander Sports by Frank Solle
  • School Christmas Program
  • ARGH! It's THAT Time of Year Again!
  • Grandparents' Luncheon
  • Mr. and Mrs. Santa
  • This Weeks' Pictorial Views of the New Rural Health Center
  • Second Annual Geography Bee

December 22 to December 29, 2003

  • Merry Christmas from Beaver Island News on the 'Net
  • Christmas Shopping aka Holiday Nightmare
  • Special Event
  • Christmas Carolers
  • This Weeks' Pictorial Views of the New Rural Health Center