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1920s Dance Hall Once Graced St. Ignace Waterfront

Readers Share Memories of Birchwood Arbor

A few in St. Ignace still recall the unique, birch-bark decorated dance hall that once graced the waterfront in the heart of town, known as Birchwood Arbor. More...

Twp. Emergency Team Serves Thousands on Mainland, 36 Islands

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Fireworks To Mark 48th Annual Bridge Walk

Fireworks and a fly-over by military jets is being planned for the Michigan Department of Transportation More...

Portage Twp. Deals With Blight Citations

Portage Township may have to get tough with two of its residents and serve a citation to appear in court for failing to rectify a permit violation. Another citation could be served for violating the township More...

News

Scotts Point Park: Poaching, Litter a Problem

The Newton Township board will look into strengthening law enforcement in the Scotts Point Park area in reaction to a few residents More...

Michigan Works Service Centers Receive Funds

A grant of $16,296 will help employers pay for upgrading job skills for Eastern Upper Peninsula workers through Michigan Works. More...

Search Called Off for Missing Boaters in Lake Huron

U.S. and Canadian search and rescue teams have suspended their search for two missing boaters, Chuck Rutherford Jr., 35, and Lana Stempien, 34, both of Detroit, who disappeared last weekend in northern Lake Huron. More...

Sports

St. Ignace Saints Youth Basketball Camps

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Above photograph: St. More...

Munoscong Golf League Results

Ladies Day Angella Cowell and Kathy Jacobson carded 48 for low gross to share first place and Phyllis Baxter recorded 39 for low net in the first flight of the Ladies Day Golf League Wednesday, August 10. More...

Dan’s Place Horseshoe League Results

Men%27s AA: Ed%27s Floor Covering 83, Auto Value 81, Ron and Bill 80, and B and B Gutters 71. More...

Columns

U.P. Art Project Aims at World Peace, Unity

What do creative thinking, plastic, art, air, geometric shapes, and communities throughout the U.P. have to do with world peace, unity, and diversity? It More...

Mackinac Island By Jeannette Doud

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Brevort

Friday evening, August 12, 24 family members and friends gathered at Chamberlin More...

St. Ignace City Manager Gary Heckman Announces Retirement

St. Ignace City Manager Gary More...

County Cuts Budgets, Fixes Animal Control Concerns

New Group Forms To Boost Amenities for All Terrain Vehicle Riders in Area

As promised, Mackinac County commissioners amended the budgets of the Economic Development Corporation and the Mackinac County Planning Commission Friday, August 11, leaving a small operations surplus of $500 for each. More...

Former Hospital Building Resuscitated as New Clinic

Urgent Care Offers Services in Kincheloe

Walking down the maze of dark hallways, peering into the many unoccupied rooms, with the scent and feel of time and abandonment long settled in, Debbie Muter sees the vast potential that lies in what was formerly the hospital building at Kincheloe Ai More...

Radar, Lights, GPS Modernize Rescue Efforts Aboard Clark Twp. Fire Department Boat

Clark Township Fire Department recently made improvements to its fireboat that will make emergency responses safer and easier. More...

Al Garavaglia New Hudson Twp. Supervisor

Al Garavaglia was appointed by the Hudson Township Board to serve as township supervisor Thursday, August 4, replacing Terry Gouza, who resigned because of other commitments. More...

Social

Cory Wilson Hired To Head Tribal Communications in Sault Ste. Marie

The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians has hired Cory Wilson as communications director. More...

Eric Wieczorek Completes USCG Basic Training

Coast Guard Seaman Eric P. Wieczorek, grandson of Harriett Sauoie of Dafter, was recently graduated from the U.S. Coast Guard Recruit Training Center in Cape May, New Jersey. More...

Rachel Schaedel Earns Scholarships

Rachel Schaedel of St. More...

Obituaries

Clifford Wartella

Clifford A. Wartella of Newcastle, Washington, died July 29, 2005, at the Valley Medical Center in Renton, Washington, following a short illness. More...

Mary Edward

Mary V. More...

Donald Vallier

Donald Vallier, 65, of New Harmony, Indiana, died Thursday, July 14, 2005, at the New Harmony Healthcare center. More...

Opinion

‘Big Four’ Candidates To Campaign in U.P. Michigan Politics

If you seek evidence that Campaign More...

Letters to the Editor

City Water Rate Increase Still

To the Editor: I would like to present the facts once and for all on the new sewer and water rates that have been adopted by the City commencing with the July, 2005 utility bill. More...


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