February 23, 2017 RSS feed / Columns

Mackinac Island

It feels more like the end of March than the end of February. The bright sun came out and melted a lot of the snow. The temperatures rose to the high 40s Saturday, February 18, and Sunday, February 19. It certainly felt like spring. More...

Les Cheneaux

We had mixed weather throughout the past week. It started out cool but then turned warm, with temperatures in the upper 30s to low 40s. Snowmobiling traffic was just average on the trails. There were a few on the lake, but not many. Be very careful. More...

Engadine Consolidated Schools

Saturday, February 25, is the Millecoquins Lake Winter Carnival. Come out and enjoy a great day with fun activities and great food. At 2 p.m., the fifth annual Polar Eagle Plunge takes place. More...

Looking Back

125 YEARS AGO  The St. Ignace News  Saturday, February 27, 1892   There is talk of organizing a young men’s literary and debating society.  •••  More...

St. Ignace

Members of the Jewels of the Straits chapter of the Red Hat Society attended a play, “The Foreigner” at Audie’s Restaurant in Mackinaw City. Craig and Lori Lehrke of Brevort Lake were in the cast for the play. More...

Lesson From Improv: That Last Mistake Wasn’t the End of the World

Think Outside, No Box Needed: Advice for Growing Your Business

I was talking on the phone the other day, catching up with my friend, Loren, who is in the real estate business. More...

Outdoors This Week in the Eastern U.P.

Things were looking pretty good this past weekend. Ice was just about perfect. More than enough to support a person, and not so much that you had to have a professional drilling company from Texas come and put your holes down for you. More...


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