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Audit: Mackinac Island School in Great Shape

Fund Balance $1.1 Million, Enough To Operate for Year

Mackinac Island Public School More...

City Recreation Committee Seeks New Focus for Little Bear Task Force

Improved telephone access, a better Web site, and color brochures are immediate projects being undertaken by the St. Ignace Recreation Advisory Committee toward increasing revenues at Little Bear East Arena and Conference Center. More...

Three-Car Accident Kills Naubinway Man

William Tulinsky, 47, of Naubinway was killed in a three-car accident on highway US-2 at Epoufette Bay Road in Hendricks Township Sunday, November 20. More...

Cedarville’s Young Arraigned on Felonious Assault

Jack Young, 74, of Cedarville was arraigned on three counts of felonious assault Monday, November 21, after threatening residents of Les Cheneaux Village Apartments and a sheriff More...

I-75, US-2 To Be Reconstructed

$6 Million Project Begins in 2006, To Create Jobs A $6 million road project in Mackinac County will fund reconstruction of I-75 from US-2 to Sault Ste. Marie in 2006 and 2007, said State Representative Gary McDowell (D-Rudyard) November 17. More...

News

Residents Bring More Animal Shelter Concerns to County Commissioners

Board Considers Master Plan, City Lighthouse Project Funding Requests

Complaints that animals are being refused at the Mackinac County Animal Shelter and a letter from the executive director of the Cheboygan County Humane Society supporting those concerns left attendees wondering what is next for the shelter and why th More...

Shoppers Holiday

Craft Fairs Launch Season at Pickford

Above: Holiday shoppers peruse handmade ornaments at the Pickford Arts and Crafts Fair. More...

‘Home for the Holidays’ Parade Set for December 2

St. Ignace Holiday Events Announced...

A holiday parade and open house is set for Friday, December 2, in St. Ignace. The Home for the Holidays parade will herald the arrival of Santa Claus at 6 p.m., followed by the lighting of the Christmas tree at Dock 1. More...

Sports

Douglas Derhammer Takes 8-Point Buck

Taking Aim

Douglas Derhammer Sr. of St. Ignace (right) got this 8-point buck in the Dead River basin area near Marquette at 10 a.m. on opening day. This is Mr. Derhammer More...

Tim Huskey Bags 8-Point Buck

Tim Huskey of St. Ignace bagged this 8-point buck on opening day of firearm deer season Tuesday, November 15, at about 8 a.m. on Worth Road. The buck has a 16.5-inch rack spread. More...

Ray Sayles Takes 9-Point Buck

Ray Sayles of Moran took this 9-point buck on the second day of the firearm deer season Wednesday, November 16 near Trout Lake. Last year, he bagged a 10-point buck. More...

Columns

Michigan Divide Is Both East-West, and Up North-Downstate Michigan Politics

Michigan is a state with two hearts --Jared Rodriguez, Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce More...

Outdoors with Gordie

I think that I must be insane to sit out here in pouring rain. More...

US Public Support Has Dropped Faster in Iraq Than in Vietnam, Korean Wars

Why Iraq War Support Fell So Fast

WASHINGTON - The three most significant US wars since 1945 - Korea, Vietnam, and now Iraq - share an important trait: As casualties mounted, American public support declined. More...

5 Candidates Remain as City Wraps Up Manager Interviews

Council To Decide: Appoint New Mayor or Hold Special Feb. Election

The list of candidates for the St. Ignace city manager More...

Chamber of Commerce Re-defines Focus on Promotion of Businesses

Split Between Visitors Bureau, Chamber Leads to Fresh Perspective

With the recent split between the St. Ignace Convention and Visitors Bureau and the Chamber of Commerce, the promotion of St. Ignace is being redefined. Now, the Visitors Bureau will concentrate on its mission to market St. More...

Sign of the Season: Channel Buoys Pulled in Bitter Weather

The United States Coast Guard from Sault Ste. Marie removed the last of the channel buoys from the Les Cheneaux Islands Friday morning, November 18. More...

Gros Cap School To Replace 22 Windows

Plans of How To Manage $124,000 Project Debated

As temperatures drop and winds increase, cold air is blowing through the windows at Gros Cap School, and the school board met Monday, November 7, to consider an estimate by Wolgast Corporation of Saginaw to replace 22 of them. More...

Engadine Advances to Regional Final

Eagles Have To Beat Tough Cedarville Squad Third Time This Season, 50-39

Engadine advanced to the Class D region 31 championship game with a 50-39 win over Eastern Upper Peninsula Conference foe Cedarville at the Ronald "Bud" Cooper Gymnasium on the campus of Lake Superior State University (LSSU) Monday, November 21. More...

Social

Tony Goetz Hired as COO at Kewadin

Tony Goetz of Sault Ste. Marie has been hired as Chief Operating Officer for the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians More...

Heather Sayles, Russell Meyers

Wedding

Heather Marie Sayles of Moran and Russell Alan Meyers of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania were married August 20, 2005 at the Grand Ballroom in Pittsburgh. More...

Rachel Landreville, Thomas Beukema Named Les Cheneaux Carnival Royalty

The Cedarville High School Fall Carnival King and Queen are Thomas Beukema and Raechel Landreville, who represent the sophomore class. They sold the most carnival tickets to win this honor. More...

Obituaries

Mary Milton

Mary B. Milton, a resident of Henry Ford Village in Dearborn and former Mackinac Island cottager, passed away Wednesday, November 16, 2005, at her home. She was 78. More...

Randy Clear

Randy Lee Clear of Mackinaw City passed away unexpectedly from a massive heart attack at his home Wednesday, November 16, 2005. More...

Michael Beard

Michael W. Beard, 20, of St. Ignace, died Tuesday, November 16, 2005, at Northern Michigan Hospital in Petoskey. More...

Opinion

Letters to the Editor

Dentists Saw Decrease in Cavities When City Water Was Fluoridated

To the Editor: Dr. Howard Walker and I started practicing dentistry here in the early 1950s. There has been a definite decrease in the number of cavities of children in the St. Ignace area since then. More...


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