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Tribal Dancers Honor Tradition at Hessel

Charlene Brisette of Hessel, who served as the head youth female dancer at the 14th Annual Hessel More...

Two Youth Arrested in Bus Vandalism Case

Seventeen-year-old Ridge Rooney of St. Ignace was arrested Monday, August 21, for vandalism last week at LaSalle High School. More...

News

A Rare Sight on the Straits

Freighter Edgar B. Speer Escorts Damaged Roger Blough Through Channel

Passing through the north channel between Mackinac and Round islands Wednesday, August 10, was an unusual sight. The 1,000-foot freighter M/V Edgar B. More...

Engadine Consolidated Schools

Adapting to New Curricula Is Focus for New School Year

As always seems the case, the summer has gone very quickly and school will begin in less than a month. The first full school day of instruction is Tuesday, September 5. Other important news: More...

Heavier Fish Hauled in at This Year's Les Cheneaux Salmon Derby

Koben Takes Top Prize With Biggest Fish in Four Years

Gary Koben Sr. of St. Martin's Point, Hessel, caught the largest fish in four years of the Islander Bar's Slammin' Salmon Derby, hauling in a 21.06-pound Chinook to win the contest Saturday, August 19. He said he caught the fish around 8:15 a.m. More...

Sports

St. Ignace Salmon Derby To Begin Sat.

A first prize of $3,000 will be award for the heaviest salmon caught during the St. Ignace Salmon Derby Saturday, August 26, and Sunday, August 27. More...

Lora Brown, Kevin Matson Capture St. Ignace Golf Club Championships

Lora Brown and Kevin Matson became first-time champions after capturing individual titles at the St. Ignace Golf Club Saturday, August 19, and Sunday, August 20. More...

Ontario Team Wins Munoscong Scramble

Frank Kutcher Sr. and Frank Kutcher of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, carded a 36-hole score of 124 to win the championship of the TwoMan Golf Scramble Tournament at the Munoscong Golf Club in Pickford Saturday, August 12, and Sunday, August 13. More...

Opinion

Towing Customers Isn't Very Neighborly

To the Editor: What does loving your neighbor look like in St. Ignace? More...

St. Ignace Deserves the Best

To the Editor: As an annual visitor to St. Ignace since childhood, I am impressed by the many recent efforts made to revitalize the town. As always, the people of St. Ignace are welcoming and friendly (i.e. More...

Staying Afloat

Icebreaker Project Seeks Donors as Tourists Lining Up To See More...

City Rec Director May Have New Duties, Title

The job description for a new director of the St. Ignace City Recreation Department will likely be expanded to include marketing the city's Little Bear East Conference Center and Ice Arena. More...

Kellie Nightlinger Swims Straits To Benefit Camp

As she faced a five mile-perhour headwind and cool, choppy water in the Straits of Mackinac, Epoufette conservation officer Kellie Nightlinger thought of friends who had died in the line of duty and the children they left behind. More...

Social

Bayside Live...Jelly Roll Blues Band To Play at St. Ignace Marina Thurs.

The Jelly Roll Blues Band will perform Thursday, August 24, at 7 p.m. at a Bayside Live! concert at the St. Ignace Marina. The concert is free of charge. More...

City Council To Meet Tues., Sept. 5

St. Ignace City Council's next regular meeting, which was scheduled for Monday, September 4, has been rescheduled for Tuesday, September 5, owing to the regularly scheduled meeting falling on Labor Day. More...

New Officers Take 11th District American Legion Positions

New officers of the American Legion's 11th District were elected into office at a regular meeting in Bessemer Saturday, June 10. More...

Obituaries

Harry Harris

Naturalist, photographer, and outdoor enthusiast Harry Harris lived quietly near Cedarville with his wife, Helen, surrounded by the birds he loved. More...

Helen Larson

Helen M. Larson, 100, of Rudyard died Saturday, August 12, 2006, at Tendercare Nursing Home of Sault Ste. Marie. More...

Faith Van Hoven

Faith A. Van Hoven, 52, of St. Ignace, died Friday, August 18, 2006, following an automobile accident. More...

Columns

Michigan Politics

DeVos Hits Trifecta With Running Mate Pick: Johnson Fills Need for Balance

Apart from capability and compatibility, balance is the most important electoral factor for a gubernatorial nominee to consider in selecting a running mate. More...

Outdoor Matters

U.P. Mine Shafts Host Beneficial Bats, Nature's Best Bug Eaters

The tiny bat is one of nature's most fascinating and misunderstood creatures. More...

DeTour Area

Thanks to the cast and the behind-the-scenes workers for another wonderful, entertaining summer production here in DeTour Village. The romantic comedy, "The Fantasticks" was a sellout for all three performances, plus a revue Wednesday evening. More...


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