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Judge Fenlon Honored for Mackinac Bridge Efforts

Judge Edward More...

3 Apply for Clark Twp. Post

Board To Interview Assessor Applicants Fri.

Clark Township Board of Trustees will interview candidates for the township assessor position Friday, August 26. More...

Gold Wing Riders Enjoy Cruise to St. Ignace

Cyclists Clock 240 Miles To Raise Funds for Juvenile Diabetes Research

When Stacey Chase showed up at Fifth Third Ballpark in Comstock Park Friday night, August 19, for the 19th Annual Midnight Ride, she wasn More...

News

Les Cheneaux Wooden Boat School Meeting is August 30 at Library

A committee is forming to develop a wooden boat building school in the Les Cheneaux Islands. More...

St. Ignace Schools’ Opening Hinges on Renovations

The 2005-2006 school year is expected get underway for the St. Ignace Area School District students and staff Tuesday, September 6. More...

Fireworks, 48th Annual Bridge Walk To Mark Straits Labor Day Celebration

MDOT To Celebrate Centennial at Walk

The 48th annual Labor Day Mackinac Bridge Walk Monday, September 5, will commemorate the Michigan Department of Transportation More...

Sports

Area Girls High School Basketball State Champs

1983 DeTour Raiders Girls Class D State Champs 1999 St. Ignace Saints Girls Class C State Champs 2000 St. Ignace Saints Girls Class C State Champs

DeTour Raiders Girls 1983 Class D State Champions include (front row, from left) Missy Mannesto-10, Annette Callaghan-11, and Beverly Lucas-12, (back) Head Coach Dave Miller, Lisa Byrne, Gretchen Postula-31, Marian LaPoint-13, Wendi Klamerus-23, Rebe More...

Lots of Family Support Helps Sports Beat Continue

18 Seasons on the Gridiron, 19 Years of Girls Hoops

Nineteen years of covering girls basketball on the hardwood and 18 seasons of football coverage on the gridiron for More...

DeTour, LaSalle Hold Special Place in Area Hoops History

Only EUP Teams to Win State Titles

The Michigan High School Athletic Association started the girls basketball tournaments in 1973 and during the 32 years of the tourney there have been just three championships won from the Eastern Upper Peninsula. More...

Opinion

Governor Granholm’s Attack on Republican DeVos Backfires

Michigan Politics

Governor Jennifer Granholm may want to reconsider her re-election strategy of attacking Republican businessman Dick DeVos on the Asian front. A Red Herring on Red China? More...

Letters to The Editor

Improved Shelter and its Animals Deserve a Chance

To the Editor: I would like to say a few words about the Mackinac Animal Aid Association. More...

For the Record...

In the article More...

Transportation Director Challenges Bridge Authority

The long-standing responsibilities of the Mackinac Bridge Authority are being challenged by Gloria Jeff, director of the Michigan Department of Transportation, who is basing her reasoning on an Attorney General More...

Anglers Ready for Derby

St. Ignace Contest Begins This Weekend

Painting textured cinder blocks on a hot summer day might not be much fun, but Pete Everson and others involved with the new fish cleaning station at the Hazelton Street Boat Launch will be rewarded this weekend, when the Third Annual St. More...

MDOT: US-2 Safety Gets Grassroots Support

The reporting of a destructive truck driver and the consequences he received have Michigan Department of Transportation officials pleased about More...

1855 Soo Locks Project Impacted Island Growth

A Look at Drummond Island History...
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Runway Project Allows for Bigger Planes at Bois Blanc Island

A new blight ordinance is in place on Bois Blanc Island and it targets building material, More...

Gardening, Livestock, Fine Arts Entries Highlight Chippewa County Fair

Activities Planned From Aug. 28 to Sept. 5

Chippewa County Fair in Kinross will open Sunday, August 28, and continue through Monday, September 5. More...

Social

Laser Eye Surgery Successful for Bekka Litzner of St. Ignace

After receiving financial assistance from the St. Ignace community, Bekka Litzner was able to get corrective surgery to her left eye in her battle against amblyopia. More...

Birth

Skyelar Law Max Law

Brett and Carolyn Law of Richmond, Virginia, announce the birth of twins, Skyelar Isabella and Max Logan, born August 2, 2005, at St. Mary More...

‘Buzz’ Martin Marks 102 Years

Known as Avid Outdoorsman in Moran Community Saturday, August 20, 2005, marked the 102nd birthday of Allen More...

Obituaries

Morris Roe

Morris Charles Roe, 77, of Pickford, was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War and worked in timber sawing for many years. He died Thursday, August 11, 2005 at War Memorial Hospital in Sault Ste Marie. More...

Richard Huskey Sr.

Richard E. Huskey Sr. of St. Ignace was a military veteran who served in the United States Marines from 1954 to 1956, during the Korean War. More...

Edna Izzard

Edna Izzard of Cedarville lived on a farm with her husband, Luke, where she milked cows, sold cream, raised chickens, and worked in the fields. Mrs. Izzard liked being outdoors, where she worked in her vegetable and flower gardens. More...

Columns

Beginning a New Healthy School Year

School begins the day after Labor Day, September 6, for all students attending Mackinac County schools. MSU Extension offers good nutrition, fitness, and food safety tips for parents and teachers to help children have a healthy school year. More...

Brevort By Lois Molvalson

292-5581 Ann Wright of Greenville has been a houseguest of Jim and Ann Dyer of Cut River Road. Jim and Ann attended the gathering at the township hall in Epoufette last weekend. More...

Les Cheneaux By Helen Shoberg

Here it is, almost the end of August. College students are headed off to their various destinations, many for the first time. It More...


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