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Vintage, Rare Snowmobiles Highlight Naubinway Show

Event Is Largest of Its Kind in State

Scorpion snowmobiles from the 1960s and 70s and Hus-ski snowmobiles from the 60s will be among the featured sleds on display this weekend at Naubinway More...

New Snowshoe Race, Poker Run Among Les Cheneaux Snowsfest Weekend Events

Festival Begins Fri.

People will bundle up this weekend to participate in Snowsfest 2006 in Hessel. More...

News

Voters To Choose Mayor From 7 Candidates Feb. 28

St. Ignace voters will go to the polls Tuesday, February 28, to elect a mayor from among seven candidates, Susan Tamlyn-Massaway, John Becker, Dean Baker, William LaLonde, Steve DuFresne, Patrick Rickley, and Paul Grondin. More...

Mud Run May Revitalize Unused Fairgrounds at Brevort Township

for May, said Brevort Township Supervisor Ed Serwach. More...

January Warmth Stalls Straits Ice Bridge

Looking out into the Straits of Mackinac toward the Mackinac Bridge and the St. Ignace Shore, one can see the area still is devoid of an ice bridge to Mackinac Island. The large openings in the ice remained as of Friday, February 10. More...

Sports

Bowlby’s Last-second Shot Clinches Win Over 9&10 in Charity Basketball

It took every second of the 48minute game for the St. Ignace Fire Department basketball team to clinch bragging rights for the second consecutive year during a charity basketball game at LaSalle High School Saturday, February 11. More...

Rookie Hunters Can Take Part of Course Online

First-time hunters can now use the Internet to complete part of their hunter education course. The $15 online course can be found on the Department of Natural Resources new Hunter Education Web page at www.michigan.gov/dnr. More...

Saints Get Much-Needed Win Over Rogers City

Four players in double figures, timely free throw shooting, and strong defense lifted the Saints to a 71-61 Straits Area Conference (SAC) win over Newberry Friday, February 10. More...

Opinion

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

To the Editor: Since the death of our daughter five years ago from untreated mental illness, we have worked to improve mental health care in Chippewa, Mackinac, and Schoolcraft counties. More...

School Turns Out for Day of Snowy Fun

St. Ignace Students Celebrate U.P. Winter

Students at St. Ignace Area Schools took time during the annual Snow Daze festival for some high speed sledding. At the top of the hill, student/family advocate Deanna Kreski races down with Emily Pavia. More...

Golf Course Clear Cut Approved

Jet Ski Race May Be New City Event

Asection of land adjacent to the St. Ignace Golf Club course on US-2 will be clear-cut to determine how much of it is wetlands. It is the newest step by the city More...

Father Mike Rhoades Passes Away in Florida

The bells tolled 70 times at St. Ignatius Loyola Catholic Church early Sunday, February 12, marking the death of Reverend Father Charles Michael Rhoades, 61, who has been the parish priest in St. More...

Social

Jeannie Hosé and Robert Traxler

Wedding

Jeannie Hos More...

Coast Guard Officer Cole’s Gulf Tour-of-Duty a ‘Life-learning Lesson’

When United States Coast Guard 2nd class boatswain Corey Cole was deployed to the Persian Gulf in June, he was ready for a blaze of glory against terrorists. Now back home in Trout Lake, his view of the people he interacted with is a bit different. More...

Becker, Ogle Crowned at LaSalle

LaSalle High School seniors Lauren Ogle and Garrett Becker were crowned 2006 courtwarming queen and king. More...

Obituaries

Earl Gordon Adams

Earl Gordon Adams of St. Ignace was a decorated veteran who served in the United States Navy during World War II, and at one time, he was reported missing in action. During the war, he served on the More...

Roger ‘Red’ Beukema

Roger P. More...

Joseph ‘Lloyd’ St. Louis

Joseph St. Louis of Rudyard was best known as More...

Columns

Water Protection Package Is a Start

Michigan Politics

About this time four years ago, Democrat Jennifer Granholm and Republican Dick Posthumus, eventual 2002 gubernatorial nominees, vowed to assure that Michigan finally would catch up with other Great Lakes states in regulating large-scale water diversi More...

Engadine

Hello, everyone. There sure are a lot of fun activities going on in our local area, so if you More...

Les Cheneaux

The Snowsfest is the big event on the calendar for next weekend and many plans are afoot for the entertainment of everyone, adults and children. More...


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