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The 2005 Michigan firearm deer season begins at sunrise Tuesday, November 15, and the annual migration of hunters to the woods and fields of the Eastern Upper Peninsula is well under way in preparation for opening day. More...

2005 Deer Harvest May Be Slightly Down Compared to 2004

Deer hunters may experience good hunting this season throughout the Upper Peninsula, according to state biologists, even though they may see fewer deer than in previous years. More...

Three Local Schools Closed for Opening Day of Hunting

For some communities, Opening Day of rifle season is treated like a holiday, and school closes for the day to allow staff and students the opportunity to hunt. More...

News

Mackinac Island Awarded Grants for New Radios, Print System

Mackinac Island has been awarded two grants that total $10,500 to help improve city operations, City Council members were told during their Wednesday, October 26 meeting. More...

MBA Gets Back to the Business of the Mackinac Bridge at Fall Meeting

Authority Learns of Favorable Inspection, Painting Project Now Ahead of Schedule

Positive news for the Mackinac Bridge Authority, including the reinstatement of insurance, a favorable engineering inspection report, and news that the structure More...

Clark Township Hosts Open House

Clark Township employees and administrators pause for a group photograph during an open house at the township hall in Cedarville Wednesday, November 2. More...

Obituaries

Richard Payment

Richard Lewis Payment Sr. of Hessel worked many years for the United States Forest Service as an equipment operator. Family members and friends remember him as "a prankster, who had an extraordinary sense of humor." More...

Merle Lambertson

Merle Lambertson, a longtime St. Ignace resident and owner of the former Red Owl store in St. Ignace, died Sunday, November 6, 2005 in New Braunfels, Texas. More...

Mable McGahey

Mable Irene Carver McGahey, of Dafter, died November 1, 2005, at Northern Michigan Hospital in Petoskey. More...

City’s Search for New Manager Down to 8 Candidates

The St. Ignace City Council has scheduled interviews with six candidates for the city manager position and is trying to arrange interviews for two others. A new city manager could be selected as early as Council More...

EUP Veterans To Be Recognized Friday

Veterans Day will be celebrated across the country this Friday, November 11, marking the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918 when World War I ended. More...

16% Increase Coming for Sault Electric Customers

Area residents who get their power from Edison Sault Electric Company will see a 16 percent rate increase on bills issued in January. Residential customers using 1,000 kilowatt-hours (kWh) a month will be charged $71.85, up from $61.31. More...

Water Main Project Crew Working on Mackinac Trail

About a third of the pipe for the installation of St. Ignace Township More...

Hunting Guide Mortensen Remembered at Les Cheneaux

The allure of living off the land inspires the hunters and gatherers in us, even in a time when dinner is as convenient as delivery to our doorsteps. More...

Social

David Livermore On Duty in Iraq

David A. Livermore, a sergeant in the United States Army, is on his second tour of duty in Iraq. More...

Sports

Heartbreaker: Trojans’ Record Season Ends

Team Still 10-1 After 21-20 Loss to Mid Peninsula

Cedarville%27s record setting season came to an end with a heartbreaking 21-20 defeat at the hands of Mid Peninsula during the District 8 championship game Friday, November 4. More...

Cedarville Girls’ Hoops Improves Mark to 16-3

Cedarville used a 40-14 second half offensive advantage to lift the Trojans to a 64-31 win over Pellston Thursday, November 4, and Saturday, November 5, made the trip to Harbor Springs and downed the Rams 68-36 during two non-conference games. More...

Saints Defeat Indians in SAC, Fall to Trojans

St. Ignace split two games, defeating Newberry 69-53 in a Straits Area Conference home contest Thursday, November 3, but falling to Cedarville on the road 58-30 Tuesday, November 1, in a non-conference game. More...

Opinion

Letters to the Editor

Taking Fluoride Out of Water Is a Big Mistake

To the Editor: On June 6, the City Council of St. Ignace agreed to the cessation of fluoride addition to city water. St. Ignace voters will decide on May 6, 2006 whether they want the fluoride back. More...

Columns

Telecom Industry Reaches Nearly All Legislators

Michigan Politics

As it pushed to revise the Michigan Telecommunications Act, the telecom industry reached out and touched nearly all members of the Legislature with a total of about $400,000 in campaign and political action committee contributions. More...

Parent, Teacher Conferences Nov. 14 at Engadine Schools

Middle/High School Parent/ Teacher Conferences will be Monday, November 14, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. To make the best use of your short conference time, prepare ahead. More...

Brevort

We have a taste of winter. Some folks had a bit of snow around their yards Sunday. We did have a wonderful summer and fall, so we shouldn More...


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