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Wendy Frosland Takes Over County Animal Control Post

"Ever since I started, it's been non-stop," said Wendy Frosland of Moran Township, who has been on the job less than two weeks as Mackinac County's new animal control officer. More...

Tour of Homes Planned at Les Cheneaux Saturday

The public will be offered a peek into some of Clark Township's impressive homes this weekend at the Les Cheneaux Summer Tour of Homes Saturday, July 22, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. All of the featured homes are in Cedarville. More...

News

Sault Ste. Marie Tribe Contributes $204,831 to Services in St. Ignace Area

Services available to area residents have been enhanced through funding from the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians, says St. Ignace City Manager Eric Dodson. More...

American Indian History Will Be Presented and Discussed August 2

American Indian history and local Anishinabe culture will be discussed Wednesday, August 2, at the Clark Township Hall in Cedarville. The free, public event begins at 3 p.m. and features John Causley Jr., his daughter, Lana Causley, and Dr. More...

Coin, Stamp Show Planned for Aug. 6

A coin, stamp, and postcard show is planned for Sunday, August 6, at Victories Hotel on US-131 South in Petoskey, organizer Rick Silet of St. Ignace reports. More...

Sports

D.A.R.E., Community Foundation To Host Local Golf Tournaments

Mackinac Project D.A.R.E. and St. Ignace Community Foundation will host golf tournaments to benefit both organizations. More...

Summer Soccer Programs for Kids Offered in Cedarville

Consolidated Community Schools Services (CCSS) offers two children's soccer programs in Cedarville this summer: one for children ages three to six, and another for students in grades two to five. More...

Dan's Place Horseshoe League

Men's AA: Ron and Riggy 50, B and B Gutters 41, Rudyard Auto Value 40, Ed's Floor Covering 36, Jack Pine Bar and Grill 31, and Bill and Glen 28. More...

Columns

Michigan Politics

Environmental Vows Not Featured in Governor Candidates' Ads on Air

They fall far short of making the environment and natural resources front burner issues of Campaign '06, but actions and proposals of current candidates are inching along the greening of Michigan politics that got a flickering start in the 1970s. More...

Rexton-Garnet

If you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen! We did, in an effort to stay cool. The winds and the rain came during the evening but after their passage it was back to heat and humidity. If only I could remember how cold December was. More...

Brevort

I think we are having a "global warming" experience here in U.P. The Lake is comfortably warm. Many cars, almost bumper to bumper, are lined up at the dunes west of St. Ignace. More...

Historians Resurrect One-Room Ozark School

In 1922, the smell of homemade stew rolled out of a new, white, oneroom school house in the village of Ozark, five miles from the booming community of Moran. More...

Sand Bay Beach Tested for Sewage Contamination

Tests results have come back negative for E-coli in the waters of Sand Bay off Boulevard Drive in St. Ignace though the county health department continues to investigate the matter and now plans soil testing along the water's edge. More...

211 To Aid U.P. Residents in Finding Social Services

Until last May, finding social services in the Upper Peninsula involved asking friends and other contacts or looking through telephone books for agencies with vague names. More...

Social

Pechtas To Celebrate 60 Years July 30

Wes and Dorothy (nee Sangraw) Pechta of Brevort Lake will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Sunday, July 30. They were married April 20, 1946, the day after Easter, in Manistique. More...

Gormans Celebrate with the Gathering of Five Generations

Marie Gorman's 90th birthday celebration Friday, July 7, in St. More...

Heritage Day To Be July 23

The Engadine Heritage Day and Strawberry Social will be Sunday, July 23, at the Mill Pond Park in Engadine from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. A quilt show, raffle, and juried arts and crafts will be offered. More...

Obituaries

John Schuehrer

John Schuehrer, 85, of Drummond Island, was a decorated World War II veteran who served his country as an interpretor and who later developed the Birch Tree Resort and worked at Drummond Quarry. Mr. More...

Robert Buskirk

Robert John Buskirk, infant son of Travis Buskirk and Danya Fischer of Pickford, was born and passed away Thursday, July 13, 2006, at Northern Michigan Hospital in Petoskey. More...

Allen Caldwell

The Reverend Allen Wesley Caldwell, 49, of Paxton, Illinois, died Thursday, July 13, 2006, in Brevort. More...


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