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A Spectacle of ‘Autumn Colors’

The changeable autmn weather in St. Ignace Thursday, October 9, was a mixture of both bright sunshine and intermittent rain, resulting in several vibrant rainbows being visible throughout the day. More...

Solutions Sought in Street Congestion

Projects to alleviate summer traffic congestion in downtown Mackinac Island could include new regulations for curb-side bicycle parking, more off-street parking, and a traffic and bicycle safety pamphlet for visitors. More...

News

High School Band Director Among Two Facing Drug Charges in St. Ignace

LaSalle High School band director Stephanie Terpening is one of two St. Ignace women facing drug charges, following arrests Thursday evening, October 9. Ms. More...

No Hockey Teams, No Ice Likely for Mackinaw City Recreation Complex This Year

The prospects are not looking good for a youth hockey season in Mackinaw City this year, as it appears very unlikely ice will be set up at the Mackinaw City Recreation Complex. More...

DNR Council to Meet in Sault Thurs.

The Department of Natural Resources’ Eastern Upper Peninsula Citizens’ Advisory Council (CAC) will meet Thursday, October 16, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. More...

Obituaries

Ann Huyck

Ann Mary Huyck, 90, of Pickford and Sault Ste. Marie, died Monday, October 6, 2014, at McKinley Manor in Sault Ste. Marie. She was born July 15, 1924, to Albert and Jawiga (nee Krol) Firack in Goetzville. Mrs. Huyck grew up in Goetzville. More...

Karen Meehan

Karen Jean Meehan, 63, of Tampa, Florida, formerly of St. Ignace, died Thursday, October 9, 2014, in Tampa. She was born December 7, 1950, to Gerald “Jerry” and Paula (nee Ney) Cronan in St. Ignace. More...

Thomas Legault

Thomas R. Legault, 76, a lifelong Engadine area resident, died Friday, October 10, 2014, at his home, while under the care of his wife, Judy, and North Wood’s Home Health and Hospice. More...

Red Letter Days

Red Letter Days

Major Community Events in the Coming Year

November 2014 Holiday Bazaar, Museum Open House, Decorated Tree Auction, November 28 – 30, Cedarville December 2014 Christmas Tree Lighting and Holiday Open House, December 5, St. More...

Public Meetings

Public Meeting Calendar

Open Public Meetings – Your Government at Work Following is a schedule of open public meetings. This listing is for governmental and similar entities. More...

Meeting Minutes

St. Ignace City Council Minutes

City of St. Ignace Summary of Council Proceedings October 6, 2014 The Regular Council Meeting convened at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, October 6, 2014, in the Council Chambers at City Hall with Mayor Grondin presiding. More...

Clark Township Minutes

CLARK TOWNSHIP BOARD OF TRUSTEES SPECIAL MEETING THURSDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2014 AT 2:00 PM Call to Order: 2:00 PM Roll Call: Present – Carpenter, Reid, Rutledge Absent – Sherlund & Wellnitz Agenda More...

Welcome Arrives At Headlands Park

After months of preparation, the replica of the historic sloop Welcome made its final, overland voyage from Traverse City to Mackinaw City Sunday, October 12, to begin its transition into being a museum ship. More...

Fresh Ice Ready at Little Bear Arena

Five-year-old Aidan Holwerda fell to the ice with a crash, then leaned forward and pushed himself upright with a grin. It was the first time he regained his feet without any help. A few onlookers cheered. “Good job! More...

Pickford Offers Fall Fest Saturday

Hordes of scarecrows are to be built by youngsters at the seventh annual Pickford Fall Fest Saturday, October 18, from noon to 4 p.m. at Glen Gough Memorial Park. Residents are encouraged to donate clothes (any kind of any size) for the new event. More...

Sports

Football

Offense Plus Defense Lifts Saints to 57-0 Win Over Onaway The St. Ignace offense and defense were both in high gear during a Ski Valley Conference matchup, as the Saints shut out the Onaway Cardinals 57-0 at Saints Field Friday, October 10. More...

Cedarville to Hold Homecoming Oct. 30

Cedarville will celebrate homecoming during the volleyball match between the Trojans and Brimley Bays. More...

Cross Country

St. Ignace Girls 2nd in SAC; Place 8 in Top 41 Runners Sault Ste. Marie girls and boys finished first in final Straits Area Conference cross country overall results following the meet at Sault Ste. Marie Monday, October 6. More...

Columns

A Presidential Flavor On State Campaign Trails

Michigan Politics

There’s a flicker of presidential aura on Michigan campaign trails these days. More...

‘Sometimes, You’re Going to Need Some Help’

Keep Doing It: Advice for Growing Your Business

There is an old story about a cleanser company that wanted to increase its sales. Nothing they tried worked. They advertised more, changed the look of the packaging, offered coupons, and gave their sales representatives extra incentives. More...

Engadine & Gould City

A free community meal will be offered Thursday, October 17, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church at 113 West John Street in Newberry. In addition to the meal, there will be activities for children. Everyone is welcome. More...

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