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Off Road Vehicle Enthusiasts Get County Trail Ordinance

Approval by Townships, Cities Next Step To Opening Roads for ORVs

A new Mackinac County ordinance will allow off-road vehicles (ORVs) to be driven on unpaved areas of county roads, but not U.S. highways, state highways, or highways in cites or townships that do not approve it locally. More...

28th Arts Dockside Celebrates Community Connections This Weekend at St. Ignace

The Arts Dockside show in St. Ignace, now in its 28th year, has a deeper significance for many vendors than buying or selling good products. It More...

Rainy Saturday Proves Lucky for St. Ignace Salmon Derby Winners

A steady rain the first morning of the St. Ignace Salmon Derby proved to be ideal for anglers, who pulled in large fish weighing up to 17.62 pounds. More...

News

Judge ‘Ned’ Fenlon Honored for Mackinac Bridge Efforts

Local Legislator Key Supporter of Project

Judge Edward More...

Body Recovered in Lake Huron

The body of 34-year-old Lana Stempien was recovered in Lake Huron, about a quarter mile north of Hammond Bay Marina near Rogers City by a Michigan State Police Underwater Recovery Unit Wednesday, August 24. More...

St. Ignace Singers Kate Springsteen, Katelyn Frosland Enjoy Hollywood Experience

The young, singing Kates from St. Ignace, Kate Springsteen and Katlyn Frosland, discovered tough, multi-talented competition when they made their California sojourn for the FAMEUS national finals last month. More...

Sports

Pefection:

EUPC Football Teams Start Season at 4-0 Cedarville Trojans Blank Posen, 8-0

The Eastern Upper Peninsula Conference (EUPC) opened the 2005 football season with all four teams, Cedarville, Engadine, Pickford, and Brimley, posting victories. More...

LaSalle Football Streak over Charlevoix Comes to End

The 2005 match-up between St. Ignace and Charlevoix was the 11th time the Saints and Rayders have battled on the gridiron. St. More...

Saints Linksters Win, Set Record at Cheboygan

The St. Ignace Golf Team shattered the four-man team school record of 326 while capturing the championship of the Cheboygan Invitational after posting a 308, and the Saints first four golfers earned top 10 medal honors Friday, August 26. More...

Opinion

Big Battle Over Mighty Mac

Michigan Politics

Blanket Indictment of Mascots Is Folly It is good there%27s growing sensitivity across the nation to avoiding Indian nicknames and mascots and images disparaging of, and offensive to, the nation%27s first people. More...

Letters to the Editor

MDOT To Work With MBA

To the Editor: This letter is written to clarify the actions taken by the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) to restore accountability to the Mackinac Bridge Authority (MBA). An August 25 More...

Little Town of Curtis Marks Centennial

Art Festival, Reunion Among Labor Day Weekend Activities

By the time Rick Soder is done with his work for the Curtis Centennial, it probably will seem to him that he has been working on it since 1905, the year the town More...

Mackinac Bridge Artifacts Lost in Blaze

Fire Destroys Mackinaw City Restaurant, Museum in Century Old Building

A Mackinaw City building that housed MaMa Mia More...

Diiwagin Maker Shares Native Belief System With St. Ignace Workshops

Having been interested in Aanishinaabe culture since he was a young man, Tony Grondin is now mastering American Indian crafts. He passes his skills to others and instills respect into each creation, a long-standing Indian custom, he says. More...

Wayne Honnila Honored for His Years of Community Service by Clark Twp. Board

Board To Get High Speed Internet; Arranges Storage for Fire Boat

Wayne Honnila was honored for his years of service to Clark Township in a resolution adopted by the township board Thursday, August 18. The resolution recognizes Mr. More...

Social

Women’s Club To Host Pie Social

The Trout Lake Women More...

Wedding

Julie Barch, James Fisher

Julie Kristin Barch of Mackinac Island and East Lansing and James Michael Fisher of Mackinac Island were married Saturday, August 6, 2005, at Ste. Anne More...

BORN Haley Allers

July 18, 2005 Haley Nicole Allers was born to Janet and Preston Allers of St. Ignace July 18, 2005, at Cheboygan Memorial Hospital in Cheboygan. She weighed 7 pounds, 1.25 ounces, and measured 18.5 inches in length. More...

Obituaries

Arthur Ungier

Arthur B. Ungier of Drummond Island was an accomplished musician who played the accordion, piano, and keyboard. He enjoyed entertaining and played at many social gatherings. More...

Raymond Fountain

Raymond James Fountain, 84, of Pickford, worked in construction for many years, on projects including the Mackinac Bridge, International Bridge, Soo Line Railroad Bridge, Kincheloe Air Force Base, Neebish Rock Cut on the St. More...

Edward Hank

Edward J. Hank of Goetzville was an accomplished violin player and held jobs at factories, with the Michigan State Highway Department, as a mechanic, and as a rural mail carrier. Music was an integral part of Mr. More...

Columns

Engadine By Julie Freeman

477-6959 jf@portup.com September is here and children are back to school. Where did the summer go? They say time flies fast when you More...

Les Cheneaux By Helen Shoberg

484-2626 mink@cedarville.net Labor Day is upon us and summer is over. We all hope for a long and glorious autumn. It is truly one of the most pleasant times of the year. More...

Gould City By Marilyn McNeil

477-6925 donmar@lighthouse.net Without a doubt, the most exciting events this weekend are the county fair in Newberry and the 100th year celebration in Curtis. More...


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