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Nine Candidates on Ballot for County Commission

Nine candidates will be listed on the ballot to fill five seats on the Mackinac County Board of Commissioners. More...

Three Vie for Judgeship

Graham, Goldthorpe-Miller, North Race for Probate Post

Residents in both Mackinac and Luce counties will vote for one of three candidates for probate judge. The two candidates receiving the most votes will face off in the Tuesday, November 7, election. More...

Lady El Returns To Les Cheneaux Boat Show

A real collector's item, Mark Andreae's Lady El, will return to the 2006 Les Cheneaux Antique Wooden Boat Show Saturday, August 12, after winning the Best of Show and People's Choice awards last year. More...

News

New Automark Machines Assist Disabled Voters for All County Election Polls

Voters in the primary election Tuesday, August 8, will see a new machine at all county polling places that is designed to be accessible to people who are blind or visually impaired, or who cannot mark a ballot in the usual way. More...

Adoption Photo Gallery Featured at St. Ignace Library

Heartwarming photographs of about 60 children in Michigan who are without parents and awaiting a new family will be on display at the St. Ignace Public Library beginning Monday, July 24. More...

Nature Groups To Upgrade Purple Coneflower Preserve Near Moran

Efforts to preserve the rare Purple Coneflower continue this year as three nature-based groups converge aside M-123 near Moran to maintain the Fred Dye Nature Sanctuary, a preserve established to prevent the disappearance of what was once Michigan's More...

Opinion

C-SPAN2 TV Book To Be Showcased in St. Ignace July 31

The Book TV Bus from television's C-SPAN2 channel will be parked in front of the Book World store in St. Ignace and open for public tours Monday, July 31, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. More...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Attention DNR Wildlife Get Involved

To the Editor: Working with a staff of only two agents and several volunteers, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has dramatically reduced the number of feeding birds in this area, apparently creating an upward spike in the fish population. More...

Columns

Michigan Politics

Yawner U.S. Senate Primary Starts To Wake Up

On occasion in recent decades, Michigan Republicans have had some spirited, high visibility U.S. Senate primaries. Not now. More...

Mackinac Island

White sails in the sunrise was the magnificent scene which appeared to the east early Monday morning, July 17, as the fleet of the Bacardi Bayview Mackinac race wound its way to the finish line at Mission Point, a spectacular sight. More...

Rexton-Garnet

There have been a few changes in the wind, bringing in much needed rain, but I'm sure the travelers and visitors would be just as happy to not have it. More...

DuFresne, Fullerton, Paquin Race for Council Seat

Paul Fullerton, Steve DuFresne, and Steve Paquin will vie for one open seat on the St. Ignace City Council during this year's primary election Tuesday, August 8. More...

Voters Go To Polls Tuesday, August 8 for Primary Election

said. The county secured $50,000 for a new runway, $300,000 for construction of a new terminal, and $700,000 for a new T-hangar yet to be built. More...

Money Handed Out on the Street

Mackinac Money is being handed out to visitors in St. More...

Pickford Celebrates Heritage With Hay Days

Planners Say 'No Place Like Home' for Next Week's Community Festival

Pickford will celebrate its heritage during Hay Days, from Wednesday, August 2, to Sunday, August 6. More...

Townships Want Voters To Pass Millage Requests

Millages being sought by townships in Mackinac County in the Tuesday, August 8, primary election are summarized below. More...

Four Compete for County Road Commission Post

Mackinac County residents will vote for one of four candidates running for one seat on the road commission in the primary election. The top Republican and Democrat vote getters will move on to the Tuesday, November 7, general election. More...

Social

Scherer and Montgomery

Dr. John and Mary Scherer of Cedarville announce the engagement of their daughter, Lindsay Anne Scherer, DDS, of North Carolina, to Darren Montgomery of North Carolina. More...

Amy Berger and Justin Therrian

Debi and Les Therrian of St. Ignace announce the engagement of their son, Justin, to Amy Berger of Centralia, Illinois. More...

Megan Andary and Russell Winberg

Molly Andary and Paul Andary of Sault Ste. Marie announce the engagement of their daughter, Megan Podlesny of St. Ignace, to Russell Winberg of St. Ignace. More...

Sports

Youngsters Enjoy Straits Area Red Hacker Basketball Competition Saturday, July 22

The Junior Hotshots of St. Ignace and Rudyard were More...

Horseshoe League Results

Dan's Place Horseshoe League Men's AA Ron and Riggy 55, B&B Gutters 49, Rudyard Auto Value 44, Ed's Floor Covering 40, Jack Pine Bar and Grill 36, Bill and Glen 30. More...

Triathlon Set for July 30

A Rudyard Lions Triathlon will be Sunday, July 30, at 9:30 a.m. The race consists of a 5K run, 24K bicycle ride, and .5K swim. More...


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