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Clark Township Board Adopts New Budget With Trustee Raises, Benefits; Will Pave Mary L. Street

The Clark Township Board of Trustees has closed spending gaps and rearranged expenditures to reduce spending in most areas next year. More...

Miki Della-Moretta Chosen To Guide County Emergency Services Department

As the new Mackinac County Emergency Services coordinator, Miki Della-Moretta will be in charge of planning and training for disaster and emergency response. A More...

News

Star-Spangled Celebration in Mackinac County

ST. IGNACE More...

‘Mickey’ Sweeney, State Ferry Captain, Made Final 1957 Straits Crossing

St. Ignace Man Honored at MDOT Ceremony

Aaron More...

Afterthought To Bring Jazz, Bluegrass Style to St. Ignace

Afterthought will perform Thursday, July 7, at 7 p.m. at the St. Ignace Marina as part of the free Bayside Live! concert series. More...

Obituaries

Helen Thibault Memorial

A memorial service is planned for Helen McLeod Thibault Wednesday, July 13, with family receiving callers from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at United Methodist Church of St. Ignace. A funeral will follow at the church at 11 a.m. More...

Samuel ‘Paul’ Adler

Samuel More...

George Pollard

Gerald Leonard Pollard of Cedarville entered the United States Army immediately following high school and served for four years in Germany. He was a dealer and shift manager at Kewadin Casino in St. Ignace until ill health forced him to retire. More...

Columns

Brevort

What a welcome change in temperature Friday morning. We had to shut the glass sliding door in our bedroom after many nights of opening it to catch the lake breeze. More...

Mackinac Island By Jeannette Doud

847-3301 Just a few words of appreciation for our wonderful new modern Mackinac Island Medical Center. Tuesday, June 28, was an unusually busy day as numerous accidents occurred. More...

Gould City By Marilyn McNeil

477-6925 donmar@lighthouse.net Those who wanted to attend all of the festivities this week certainly had a very busy week, with little time to sit and think about what to attend next. More...

St. Ignace City Council Terminates Mackinac Tall Ship Lease

A plan to build tall ships and a nautical museum at the old railroad dock in St. More...

Lake Michigan Rip Currents Can Trap Strong Swimmers

Team Wants Swimmers To Be Aware of Local Conditions

Thursday, July 28, will mark exactly seven years since Travis Brown of Gaylord drowned while swimming with friends off the Lake Michigan Sand Dunes, just 15 minutes northwest of St. Ignace. More...

If caught in a rip current: •Don’t fight the current.

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Les Cheneaux Residents To Share Tales of Island Life Long Ago in ‘Let’s Talk Again’

Eight local residents will talk about Les Cheneaux Islands history Tuesday, July 12, at the Les Cheneaux Community Library. More...

Pickford Hay Days Sets Back to the ‘50s Theme

Organizers Seek Memorabilia From the Era for August Event

Hay Days will rock and roll into Pickford once again Wednesday, August 3, through Sunday, August 7, featuring the theme "Back to the 1950s." Honored guest that weekend will be Theo Hamilton, a former Pickford Public Schools music teacher who went on More...

Social

Pickford High School Names Four Students of the Month for June

Alyssa Anderson, Nic Raden, Richie Boal, and Jessey Sims are Pickford High School%27s students of the month for June. More...

St. Ignace Elementary Honor Roll

St. Ignace Elementary School Fourth Nine Weeks More...

Mackinac Island Honor Roll

Mackinac Island Public School Fourth Nine Weeks More...

Sports

Engadine Jr. Eagles To Hold Football Sign Up Until July 22

The Engadine Junior Eagles football team is hosting open enrollment for boys in grades sixth through eighth or no older than 14 by August 1. More...

Zywicki, Huskey Take St. Ignace N.M.E.T. 5K Race

Competition was stiff and course records were set in the Northern Michigan Endurance Team five-kilometer road race in St. Ignace Saturday, July 2. Ron Zywicki of Traverse City took home the men More...

Munoscong Golf League Results

Mixed Doubles Golf The team of Tom and Yvonne Newton and Denny Smith and Cindy Harrison carded 35 with 12 putts for first place in the Munoscong Mixed Doubles Golf League. More...

Opinion

Letters to The Editor

Where

To the Editor: Members of our community and surrounding towns have recently asked, More...

Michigan Politics

Granholm Concentrating on Raising Big Bucks for Campaign

Republican businessman Dick DeVos has the deepest-ever pockets of any candidate for governor of Michigan, and his family is second to none among GOP contributors. More...


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