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Agriculture Still Focus of 100-Year-Old Stalwart Fair, This Weekend

Stalwart will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Stalwart Agricultural Fair this weekend, Thursday, September 8, through Saturday, September 10. The old-fashioned fair illustrates America More...

Crowds Enjoy Handcrafted Artwork, Entertainment at 28th Arts Dockside

Near-perfect weather helped counter the negative effect of high gas prices for hundreds of people who attended the 28th Annual Arts Dockside near the St. Ignace Marina, Saturday, September 3, and Sunday, September 4. More...

76 Students Get New Backpacks To Start School

School Supplies Given to Needy Area Children

Seventy-six new backpacks filled with new school supplies were collected this year for students in five school districts in the Eastern Upper Peninsula. More...

News

Fees Get Stiffer for Bringing Firewood to Upper Peninsula

Stiffer fines and penalties for bringing wood into the Upper Peninsula were implemented Thursday, September 1, by the Michigan Department of Agriculture (MDA) to further protect the state More...

Rudyard Tai Chi, Dance Classes Offered

Ballroom dancing and tai chi will be taught in Rudyard. More...

Cherokee Turns Tables on Whiskey Runner in Annual Les Cheneaux Race

Wooden Runabout Contest Gives Nod to Ned Fenlon and History of Islands

Boat racing has been an intermittent tradition in the Les Cheneaux Islands for at least 80 years, whether it%27s a race between wooden runabouts or between a fleet of sleek Ensign sailboats. More...

Sports

Heartbreaker: Saints Football Falls in Overtime

St. Ignace dropped a non-conference overtime heartbreaker to Maple City-Glen Lake 22-15 Thursday, September 1, at the Saints Field. More...

St. Ignace Girls Basketball Beaten Twice at Petoskey

St. Ignace girls basketball team is 0-2 on the young season after falling to Harbor Springs 59-47 Thursday, September 1, and Petoskey 38-23 Tuesday, August 30, during the Second Annual Petoskey Varsity Invitational. More...

LaSalle Golf Posts Wins in Invitational, Two More Meets

Saints Beat 17 Other Teams at Inland Lakes

The LaSalle High School golf team had a very successful week after capturing the Bulldog Invitational at Inland Lakes Wednesday, August 31, posting a home dual meet victory over Sault High Tuesday, August 30, and winning the tri-match at Newberry aga More...

Opinion

A New Lock for the Soo?

Michigan Politics

Occasionally, a Michigan governor comes up with a grandiose scheme that really clicks, but comes to pass long after the governor leaves office. More...

Letter to the Editor

Bridge Authority Is Not Remiss on Insurance Purchase

To the Editor: In reference to the statement that Leon Hank made in his letter published last week in More...

42,000 Walk Mackinac Bridge

Crowds Enjoy Warm, Sunny Weather at

Though not as many people attended as first expected, the 48th annual Labor Day Mackinac Bridge Walk was successful on many levels. More...

1920s Guide Book Offers Glimpse Into Straits Area History

Clarence Eby, the owner of Indian Village and Castle Rock in the 1920s, was a pioneer of the souvenir trade in St. Ignace and a man ahead of his time in promoting the Straits area as a travel destination. More...

French Connection: Voyageur History Program To Highlight Culturama at St. Ignace Sept. 10

When Tim Kent heard that Culturama in St. Ignace was returning after a year More...

Picture Perfect Day at Cedarville’s Art in the Park

Top: Jake Shook, 7, and Chris Shook, 10, Cedarville cottagers from Clarkston, skip stones on Cedarville Bay at Art in the Park Saturday, September 3. More...

Social

Mario Calcaterra Sr. To Mark 100th Birthday

Mario Calcaterra Sr. of St. Ignace will celebrate his 100th birthday with an open house for family and friends Sunday, September 11, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Mackinac Grille restaurant. More...

Elma Rubin Honored at 90th Birthday Party

Family and friends enjoyed a celebration in honor of Elma Rubin More...

Auto Restorer To Speak at Mackinaw City

Ronald Gwilt of Midland, an automobile restorer, will be the featured speaker at the Mackinaw Area Historical Society meeting at 7:30 p.m. at the library Monday, September 12. More...

Obituaries

Beatrice McDonald

Beatrice Edna McDonald of Pickford worked from 1952 to 1979 for the A and P Company in Sault Ste. Marie and St. Ignace. She was also a cosmetologist, and worked in many nursing homes. More...

Don ‘Digger’ Smith

Donald More...

Rudolph Pearson

Rudolph John Pearson was a lifelong Cedarville area resident who was known by friends and family members as honest, hardworking, and generous. He served in the United States Army during World War II in the China, Burma, and India theaters. More...

Columns

Mackinac Island By Jeannette Doud

847-3301 Saturday, Sunday, and Monday of the Labor Day holiday on Mackinac were the most beautiful days of the summer. More...

DeTour Area By Barbara Buschbacher

297-8075 bbann@sault.com Summer 2005 is unofficially over. We have many days left of beautiful weather. The fall season is a favorite among many of us, with the changing color of the leaves. More...

Engadine Consolidated Schools

Knowledge Lets You Soar by James P. Wilcoxen More...


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