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8 To Run for Mayor Feb. 28

Eight candidates are running for mayor of St. Ignace in the February 28 special election, the most St. Ignace voters have seen at one time in at least 30 years. More...

Mayoral Candidates Face First Test: Third Grade Public Forum

Young Students Quiz Candidates, Learn About Local Government

Six candidates for St. Ignace mayor greeted 40 third grade students Thursday, January 5, for a question and answer session designed to give students a firsthand look at local government. More...

Shunk Family Receives Centennial Farm Plaque

The Shunk family of Sault Ste. Marie received a marker recognizing their farm on Riverside Drive as a centennial farm. The 60-acre farm was established in 1898 by Jacob Shunk and has remained in the family for more than 100 years. More...

News

McDowell Speaks to the MTA in Moran Township

Disaster relief programs, education, and requirements for new privacy regulations concerning social security numbers were among the issues covered at the Mackinac County Chapter of the Michigan Townships Association (MTA) meeting Monday, December 12, More...

Legion Posts Plan January Conference

The Upper Peninsula Association of American Legion Posts will host its annual Mid-Winter Conference in Gladstone Friday, January 20, Saturday, January 21, and Sunday, January 22. The conference will be at the August Mattson American Legion Post 71. More...

McDonald Family Recalls Years of Horse Care in Unique 1900 Barn

John and Audrey McDonald More...

Obituaries

Robert Shoberg

Robert Victor Shoberg of Port Arthur, Texas, spent most of his adult life on the sea as a Merchant Marine sailor and petty officer. He visited many ports in North America, South America, and Europe. More...

Gertrude Pabis

Gertrude Jane Pabis of Cedarville grew up in Detroit, where she worked in her family More...

Ethel Ryba

Ethel M. Ryba, a Mackinac Island resident since 1960, passed away at the age of 99 Thursday, January 5, 200,6 at her residence in Warren. More...

Columns

Looking Back

115 Years Ago Saturday, January 10, 1891 The Furnace shut down for a short time yesterday. More...

Engadine Consolidated Schools

Engadine High School will host the annual financial aid night Monday, January 16, at 6:30 p.m. in the Home Economics room. More...

Mackinac Island

Sunday, January 8, was a perfect winter More...

St. Ignace Hospital May Bring U-M Cancer Care to EUP

Mackinac Straits, Sault Tribe Exploring Alliance with University, EUP Hospitals

Ajoint venture being considered by Mackinac Straits Hospital, the Sault Ste. More...

Senior Housing Proposed in 70s Finally Gets Funds

To Offer 24 Apartments in St. Ignace

Funding has at last been put in place for a long awaited $2.5 million senior citizens housing project to be built on the former Mackinac County Road Commission garage site on State Street and Lake Avenue in St. More...

New Ambulance Boosts Technology for Mackinac Island Health Care

A new ambulance arrived on Mackinac Island Friday, December 16, replacing a 1988 vehicle and allowing the ambulance corps to incorporate more modern technology into its emergency medical program. More...

Mackinac Island May Protest Edison Sault Hike

The City of Mackinac Island will hire an energy specialist to see if they have grounds to protest a 16 percent power rate hike proposed by Edison Sault Electric Company. More...

Brevort Sewer System Issues Near Resolution

Ongoing sewer problems in Brevort Township were addressed in detail at the regular board meeting on Tuesday, January 3, and, according to Supervisor Edward Serwach, issues that have plagued the system are nearly resolved. More...

Sports

Free Throws Lift Cedarville Trojans Over Pickford Panthers in Overtime

Cedarville and Pickford hooked up in what could be a typical Eastern Upper Peninsula Conference (EUPC) match-up this year, with the Trojans needing four extra minutes to post a 75-68 home win over the Panthers in overtime Friday, January 6. More...

St. Ignace Basketball Coaches Welcome Second Son Into World

St. Ignace basketball coaches Dorene and Doug Ingalls and their three-year-old son, Jackson Emery, welcomed Jonathan Delbert, born Friday, December 30, 2005, weighing 8 pounds, 11 ounces and measuring 19.5 inches long. More...

LaSalle High School To Form Sports Hall of Fame For 2006

Athletics has been a huge part of the history at LaSalle High School and a committee has been formed to create a hall of fame for athletes, coaches, teams, and at-large nominees. More...

Opinion

How Hard Will Detroit Mayor Work For Granholm Reelection?

Michigan Politics

How hard a mayor of Detroit works for election or reelection of a Democratic candidate for governor can be pivotal every four years in the outcome of the most important of Michigan%27s statewide races. More...

Letters to the Editor

To the Editor: The article in the December 1, 2005 More...


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