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Curtis Community Celebrates Centennial on Fourth of July

With its 30th Independence Day Celebration Sunday, July 3, the year-long observance of the Curtis Centennial will reach its mid-point in this fishing and tourist town of about 650. More...

Clark Twp. Board Eyes Raises; Budget To Be Adopted Thurs.

The Clark Township board is expected to adopt its 2005-2006 budget Wednesday, June 29, projecting $1,167,299 in revenues and $1,415,535 in expenditures. The difference will be made up with money from the township More...

News

‘Genius Loci

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St. Ignace Public Library I have always been inspired by a wonderful Latin phrase, More...

Les Cheneaux School Board Adopts Budget While Hoping for Funding Hike

Les Cheneaux Community Schools Board of Education adopted the 2005-2006 budget without any cuts, projecting $3,472,389 in revenues and $3,534,881 in expenditures. More...

Council To Consider Tall Ship Violations

St. Ignace Visitors Bureau Wants Out of Library Purchase

The St. Ignace City Council will hold a special meeting in its chambers Thursday, June 30, at 4 p.m. to respond to Mackinac Tall Ship Company owner Bob Schafer More...

Sports

St. Ignace Saints Youth Basketball Campers

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Ontario Trio Wins 20th Munoscong 3-Woman Scramble

The trio of Blach Aho, Trudy Derosario, and Mary Lundhild of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, shot three under par 69 to capture first place in the Munoscong 20th Annual Three Women Golf Scramble, Monday, June 20. More...

Dan’s Place Horseshoe League

Men%27s AA: Ed%27s Floorcovering 47, Auto Value 38, B and B Gutters 35, and Glen and Bill 34. More...

Opinion

Letter to The Editor

Reader has Concern Over Brevort Twp. Zoning

To the Editor: Brevort Township Zoning Commission is once again attempting to increase their control over Brevort Township landowners. If leader Bill Kemeny has his way, the complicated 30-page ordinance will become more complex, and 32 pages. More...

Michigan Politics

Political Opposites Speak Out for Free Speech

U.S. Reps. Pete Hoekstra, R-Mich., and Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., are at far opposite ends of the political spectrum. But they spoke and voted in unison last week to protect free speech and the right of political protest. More...

Jury Finds in Favor of Lechner in St. Ignace Marina Case

Dafter Contractor Shut Out of Project Awarded $300,000

A contractor charging he was shut out of the bidding process for the 2001 St. Ignace Marina breakwall project won his court case against a Cheboygan engineering firm, which he said defamed him and interfered with the bid awarding process. More...

Les Cheneaux Plans Full Slate of Activities for Holiday Weekend

The Les Cheneaux Islands area will be brimming with activities this Independence Day weekend, including a Red Hacker Tournament Saturday, July 2, Fun Run/Walk Sunday, July 3, and Independence Day activities Sunday, July 3, and Monday, July 4. More...

‘Good Ole Days’ Theme Set for Naubinway Independence Day

S everal traditional Fourth of July events will be held in Naubinway Sunday, July 3, and Monday, July 4, with two parades highlighting the festivities. More...

30th Auto Show ‘Perfect Days’ for Car Buffs

Street Dreams, Sunny Skies

Warm sunshine greeted an estimated 55,000 to 60,000 auto fans Saturday, June 25, at the 30th Annual Straits Area Antique Auto Show, here to check out 1,075 registered show vehicles. More...

Social

Birth Joshua Rearick

Joshua Dean Rearick was born June 19, 2005, at Northern Michigan Hospital in Petoskey to Jessie and Angel Rearick of St. Ignace. Joshua weighed 6 pounds, 4 ounces, and was 17.75 inches in length at birth. More...

Benjamin Evers Named to Dean’s List at CMU

Benjamen Evers of St. Ignace has been named to the Dean More...

Reeling ‘em in...

Dan Fenlon and Debbie Hulett, both of St. Ignace, nabbed a few big fish at Brevoort Lake last week. Mrs. Hulett (below) caught a 28.5-inch walleye June 18, while the next day, Mr. More...

Obituaries

Robert Muscoe

Robert John Muscoe of Cedarville worked for more than 30 years for Michigan Limestone Operations%27 Cedarville quarry (formerly United States Steel), until he retired from his job as foreman in the pit operation in the fall of 1991. More...

Sylvia Adams

Sylvia Viola Adams of Winona, Minnesota, was a former resident of the Eastern Upper Peninsula, where she lived and worked as a homemaker, and cooked for various restaurants in Sault Ste. Marie until her husband%27s death in 1966. More...

John Massaway III

John Nelson Massaway III, 29, of Sault Ste. Marie died Tuesday, June 21, 2005, at War Memorial Hospital in Sault Ste. Marie. More...

Columns

Les Cheneaux By Helen Shoberg

484-2626 mink@cedarville.net Good grief! The days are going altogether too fast for me and the Fourth of July is almost upon us. More...

Engadine By Julie Freeman

477-6959 jf@portup.com Hello, everyone. The Luce-Mackinac Genealogy Society will host its monthly meeting Thursday, July 7, at 1:30 p.m. at the Engadine Historical Society Building. More...

DeTour Area

The summer season is moving right along, much too fast for some of us. The weather has been perfect for boating in the area and for taking a cruise up the North Channel. More...


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