August 17, 2017 RSS feed / Columns

Mackinac Island

The training vessel, State of Michigan, from the Great Lakes Maritime Academy in Traverse City, was docked in the harbor for a few days recently. The flowers all over Mackinac are just beautiful, especially in front of the Lenox and Metivier Inn. More...

Outdoors This Week in the Eastern U.P.

With all of this rain we have been having, this is a banner year for berries.  You don’t need a license to pick berries on state land, said Keith Magnuson, district manager for the Department of Natural Resources.  More...

Looking Back

125 YEARS AGO  The St. Ignace News  Saturday, August 20, 1892   The Gateway City Club gave a dance at Highstone’s opera house Wednesday night. It was well attended.  •••  More...

‘What Kind of Character Are You?’

Think Outside, No Box Needed

Last week I mentioned that I started collecting Mickey Mouse art and memorabilia because of The Sorcerer’s Apprentice short cartoon found in the “Fantasia” movie. More...

Les Cheneaux

The fifth annual Les Cheneaux Islands Car Show, featuring a wide variety of classic and sporty vehicles, was held Friday, August 11, in Cedarville. There were many unique cars to see. More...


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