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Dedication Planned at Library Sat.

The new St. Ignace Public Library will be dedicated in a public ceremony Saturday, June 18, at 11 a.m. More...

News

Rich-Poor Gap Growing So Fast, It May Destabilize U.S. Economy

WASHINGTON - The income gap between the rich and the rest of the US population has become so wide, and is growing so fast, that it might eventually threaten the stability of democratic capitalism itself. More...

Class of ‘05 Live:

Excerpts From This Season

Brian Williams NBC News Anchor Bates College, Lewiston, Maine More...

Mackinac Island Lilac Festival Culminates in Grand Parade Sunday

Lilacs Blooming for 56th Annual Event June 10 - 19

Lilacs are in bloom on Mackinac Island in time for the 56th Annual Lilac Festival, which began Friday, June 10, and culminates with a Grand Parade Sunday, June 19, at 4 p.m. More...

Sports

Saints Baseball Loses in Region, But Gains District Honors

Fairbanks

Two Straits Area Conference (SAC) opponents, St. Ignace and Rogers City, hooked up in the Division IV regional semifinals with the Hurons, SAC champions, shutting out the Saints 13-0 Saturday, June 11, in Pellston. More...

Grondin Selected All-District Coach of the Year

Coach Lou Grondin was named All-District Coach of the Year and players senior Tim Mullen, junior Tyler Huskey, and freshman Kyle Spencer were named to the All-District First Team. More...

LaSalle Softball Team Members Reap Honors To End Season

The St. More...

Columns

Engadine By Julie Freeman

477-6959 jf@portup.com Hello, everyone. Hasn More...

Les Cheneaux By Helen Shoberg

484-2626 mink@cedarville.net Another week has passed and the time goes by so quickly that it More...

Rexton-Garnet By Linda Livermore

595-7283 We More...

EUP Rallies To Support Keeping Newberry Prison

A state House of Representatives budget vote June 9 to close the prison at Newberry has spurred protests throughout the Eastern Upper Peninsula, but one former legislator says some of the commotion may just be partisan politics and thinks funding may More...

Raingutter Regatta

The perfect summer day created picturesque conditions for the Second Annual Raingutter Regatta Wednesday, June 8, in Hessel. More...

9th Annual Event Draws Families to Castle Rock Ponds for Day of Fishing

More Than 200 Children Enjoy Sportsmen

More than 200 kids and nearly 150 adults made their way to Castle Rock Ponds near St. Ignace Saturday, June 11, for the ninth annual Kids Fish Day, part of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources More...

Social

Red Hat Groups Enjoy Convention

St. Ignace Hosts Clubs

The St. Ignace Red Hat Society has adopted a new name, Jewels of the Straits, reported club member Kelly Simmons. More...

Cedarville High Gives Out Academic Awards

Cedarville High School distributed annual academic awards to students Monday afternoon, May 2. Awards were given to students in the following subjects: More...

Cedarville Middle School Hands Out Annual Academic Awards

Cedarville Middle School distributed academic awards during the annual awards ceremony Monday, May 23. More...

Obituaries

Crystal Seaman

Crystal Kaye Seaman of Drummond Island was the former owner and operator of Mack Haven Resort on the Island. She is remembered by friends and family members as More...

OBITUARIES

Edward Kay

Edward Joseph Kay was a former Goetzville resident, and baseball was the love of his life. Friends and family members said he played it whenever he could, even on the United States Army%27s team. He played so well, he was admitted to the St. More...

Lester Wamsley

Lester L. Wamsley, 63, of Columbiaville, died Saturday, June 11, 2005, at McLaren Regional Medical Center in Flint. More...

Opinion

Keeping Flouride in Water Is Critical

To the Editor: Important information we feel the community should be aware of: Our city is planning to discontinue flouridation in our water system. More...

Michigan Politics

Service Personnel Get Phone Cards

As a young Marine corporal on Okinawa in the 1980s, Mike Cox went to the PX to get $18 in quarters to plunk in a pay phone to call back home for about five minutes. More...

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