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St. Ignace Foundation Nearly Doubles Grants, Scholarship Awards This Year

19 Students, St. Ignace Schools Among Recipients at Packed Open House

Award recipients and guests filled the conference room at the new St. Ignace Public Library for the biggest-ever St. Ignace Area Community Foundation Spring Awards open house. More...

Farmers, Hunters Want Wolves Controlled, Compensation for Livestock

100 People Voice Opinions at DNR Meeting

Most farmers and hunters attending a May 13 wolf management meeting say they want wolves controlled and they want compensation for livestock killed by wolves. Approximately 100 people attended the Sault Ste. More...

News

The American Dream Gains a Harder Edge as Upward Mobility Declines

The American dream, at least on the economic side, is fading. Most people see the United States as a special place where there is plenty of opportunity for someone to work hard, play by the rules, and get ahead - maybe even become wealthy. More...

Sails Under Mighty Mac, 1956

Dressed in full sails, a boat skims the Straits waters underneath construction of the Mackinac Bridge. More...

New Quarantine To Keep Emerald Ash Borer Out of U.P.

New restrictions on the movement of firewood to keep the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) out of the Upper Peninsula were implemented Friday, May 20, by the Michigan Department of Agriculture (MDA). More...

Sports

Cedarville Girls, Pickford Boys Take Regional Track Championships

Cedarville girls and Pickford boys captured Division III track and field championships during the regionals at Pickford High School Thursday, May 19. More...

EUPC Track Championships To Be Held Thursday

The Eastern Upper Peninsula Track and Field Championships will be held at Pickford Thursday, May 26, starting with field events at 2 p.m. More...

Hoops Car Wash at Cedarville

The Cedarville varsity and junior varsity basketball teams will hold a car wash fund-raiser at the high school parking lot Saturday, May 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

Opinion

Letter to the Editor

Angry Letters Must Stop

To the Editor: Those angry letters directed at Pastor Bercott and other ministers have got to stop. This last one by Ms. Butoski was just plain junkyard dog mean and the exact opposite of What Would Jesus Do. More...

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Tech-Optics To Open Ferry Lane Factory

Keightley Woods Master Deed Gets OK

A special land use request was approved by the St. Ignace Planning Commission at its regular meeting Wednesday, May 18, to allow Tech-Optics to conduct a factory business in the former Michigan Bell service building on Ferry Lane. More...

Sweet Summer Time

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Autumn Huskey, 10, at left, and Molly Sweeney, 9, took advantage of a beautiful day Saturday, May 21, to sell lemonade, iced tea, and cookies to passersby on Ferry Lane in St. Ignace. They decorated their sign with dandelions. More...

Memorial Day Services

Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, honors those who have died in the nation More...

Social

Red Hat Societies To Converge at St. Ignace June 3 - 5

Cruise, Fashion Show To Highlight Women

A Red Hat Convention will be in St. Ignace Friday, June 3, to Sunday, June 5. Members of the Red Hat Society can easily be spotted with their pink and red hats and purple wardrobes. More...

St. Ignace’s Edith Jewell Marks 100th Birthday

Edith A. Jewell of St. Ignace will mark her 100th birthday Thursday, June 2, 2005. More...

Caroline DeWick Named to Dean’s List

Caroline DeWick of St. Ignace, daughter of Brian and Elisabeth DeWick, and Jess Borysiewicz of Rudyard, have been named to the Dean More...

Obituaries

Ted Latva

Ted Latva, 78, of St. Ignace, died Thursday morning, May 19, 2005, at Northern Michigan Hospital in Petoskey after a lengthy illness with cancer. More...

John Kryzycki

John Joseph Krzycki of Goetzville worked for 30 years for the Drummond Dolomite Quarry on Drummond Island. As a young man, he also worked at the tannery in Sault Ste. Marie. More...

Warren Sommers

Warren L. Sommers of Stoney Pte. Road, St. Martins Point, Hessel, died Friday, May 20, 2005, at the Mackinac Straits Hospital Long Term Care facility. He was 88. More...

Columns

Michigan Politics

Republicans Line Up For Stabenow

A second and politically obscure clergyman has joined the race for the GOP nomination to oppose Sen. Debbie Stabenow in 2006. Other more prominent Republicans are considering entering the race. More...

Mackinac Island By Jeannette Doud

847-3301 Last Thursday was a beautiful May day on Mackinac, with warm sunshine, radiant blue skies, and floating white clouds. More...

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