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City Council Stops Further Rail Dock Work

Boat Building Project on Hold Until Owner Satisfies City Lease Requirements

The St. Ignace City Council, at its Monday, June 20 regular meeting, put a stop to the activity of Mackinac Tall Ship Company on the railroad dock until owner Bob Schafer satisfies unmet requirements of his lease with the city. More...

Mackinac Bridge Coin To Recognize MDOT

Public Invited to 100th Anniversary Commemoration June 30

The 100th anniversary of the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will be commemorated Thursday, June 30, at Bridge View Park in St. Ignace at the Mackinac Bridge at 2 p.m. More...

Mackinaw City To Purchase Fire Truck

The Mackinaw City Village Council is moving forward with plans to finance the purchase of a $135,000 fire truck. More...

News

Relentless Rise of Oil Prices May Have Ripple Effect Through Economy

NEW YORK - The price of oil is close to topping the psychological pivot point of $60 a barrel. More...

Tax Collection Changes for County, Moran Township

Moran Township residents who wish to pay their seasonal property taxes in person will need to venture to the Moran Township Hall, starting this summer. More...

St. Ignace Council Members Paid for April, May Meetings

St. Ignace City Council members were paid $3,630 for council and committee meetings and events attended during the months of April and May. City Council meetings were held April 4 and 18, and May 2 and 16, plus a special meeting April 28. More...

Sports

St. Ignace 2005 Girls and Boys Middle School Track

The St. More...

Photo

Recent LaSalle graduate Megan Hunter receives the trophy from Art Allen, member of the Upper Peninsula Hall of Fame, after winning the three-point shoot-out during the 20th Annual U.P. All-Star Basketball Classic Saturday, June 11. More...

Dan’s Place Horseshoe League

Men%27s AA: Ed%27s Floor Covering 42, Auto Value 32, B and B Gutters 31, and Glen and Bill 29. More...

Columns

Engadine 4-H Archery Club Begins Six Week Sessions

VISTA Program and MSU 4-H Youth Development Engadine will begin a new 4-H archery program Friday, June 24, that will continue through the end of September. Each session will meet on six consecutive Fridays from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. More...

Brevort

What wonderful weather. It More...

Les Cheneaux By Helen Shoberg

484-2626 mink@cedarville.net Here we are in New York State. It was a good flight into Westchester Airport and it More...

Mustangs Featured at Antiques on the Bay

Winning Entries Named in June 18 Event Showcasing Vintage Autos

One hundred thirteen vintage cars were displayed, with Ford Mustangs given featured car status, under sunny skies at the Ninth Annual Antiques on the Bay Vintage Car and Truck Show in St. Ignace Saturday, June 18, at the St. Ignace Marina. More...

St. Ignace Library Embodies ‘Spirit of Place’

New Facility Dedicated June 18, Pays Tribute to City

When architect A. Richard Williams set about to design the new St. Ignace Public Library, he searched for the elements that would define the More...

Sheriff Dept. Receives Fleet of New Patrol Cars

The Mackinac County Sheriff More...

The Changing Face of EUP Forests Explored in Les Cheneaux Program

Local forests are evolving and will eventually resemble woods in the Lower Peninsula. More...

Social

Engadine VFW Awards Democracy Winners

The Boucha-Draves-Raski VFW and Auxiliary honored the winners, finalists, and their families of the Voice of Democracy (VOD) Program with a lasagna dinner May 5. More...

Moran Township School Honor Roll

Fourth Period Third Grade : Tabitha Blair, Rachel Hetherington, Bekka Litzner, Caleb McFarlane, and Savannah Seccia*. More...

Butkovich Earns Bay Scholarship

Brandi Butkovich of Engadine High School has earned a John Skradski Scholarship from Bay de Noc Community College in Escanaba. More...

Obituaries

Jane Ahlborn

Jane Ahlborn of Munising, a popular exhibitor at St. Ignace More...

Muriel Holmes

Muriel May Holmes of Pickford was a former resident of the Detroit area, where she worked as a nanny and on the assembly line in the automotive industry. More...

Beverly Beals

Beverly Beals, 68, of McMillan, died unexpectedly at her residence Sunday evening, June 19, 2005. More...

Opinion

Michigan Politics

Massachusetts Gov. Romney Draws Attention for Presidency More...

Letter to the Editor

To the Editor: Your June 16 issue contained two seemingly unrelated articles that are, in fact, very related. The headlines on an article reprinted from More...


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