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Lofdahl Replaces Cruickshank as Clark Township Trustee

Mike Lofdahl of Cedarville was selected by the Clark Township Board of Trustees to replace trustee Tammy Cruickshank, during a special meeting Thursday night, August 31. Trustees unanimously elected to appoint him to the balance of Mrs. More...

News

Pigs Are Sick; Until Further Notice Large Livestock Quarantined to the Fairgrounds

All swine, sheep, cattle, and goats that were at the Chippewa County Fairgrounds through this week have been quarantined, and will not be allowed to leave the fairgrounds until determined safe to leave. More...

Food Distribution Set for September 13 and 15

There will be a commodities food distribution in the Eastern Upper Peninsula Wednesday, September 13, and Friday, September 15. More...

St. Ignace Man Perishes in Diving Accident

James Montcalm of St. Ignace died in a diving accident in the Straits of Mackinac Monday, September 4, at approximately 2 p.m. More...

Sports

St. Ignace Downs East Jordan 34-6 in Home Opener for First Win in 2006

makes" was the sentiment from the St. More...

Trojan Ground Game Dominates Eagles in MEFC Win

Cedarville's ground attack tallied 398 yards and scored seven touchdowns to lift the Trojans to a 50-6 Mid-Eastern Football Conference win over Engadine Friday, September 1, at Trojans Field. More...

Pickford Hoops Season Opens With Two Impressive Wins

Pickford girl's basketball team opened the 2006 season with the toughest schedule possible. Both games, against Engadine and Cedarville, were Eastern Upper Peninsula Conference contests. More...

Columns

Michigan Politics

Stabenow Touts Canadian Trash Deal; Bouchard Prefers Legislation

While campaigning in Michigan last week with Oakland County Sheriff Mike Bouchard, the GOP challenger of U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow, Senator Elizabeth Dole of North Carolina echoed his "Do Nothing Debbie" criticism of Stabenow. More...

Engadine

Hello, everyone. News is short this week, but I wanted to tell you about the 15th Annual "On The Waterfront" Swap Meet, which will be Friday, September 15, through Sunday, September 17, in St. Ignace. More...

Les Cheneaux

As a whole, it was a very nice weekend. It was so nice to see that Art-in-the-Park enjoyed a nice day on Saturday. It seemed that many were there to enjoy the artisans' demonstrations and sales. More...

County Seeks Public Ideas To Design New Master Plan

Meetings Set in St. Ignace, Clark Twp., Garfield Twp.

Residents of Mackinac County will have an opportunity to be involved in discussion of a new county master plan at three plan and design meetings to be held in Garfield Township, St. More...

St. Ignace School Board Suspends Teacher, Two Students

Ratifies New Support Staff Contracts

At a special meeting Wednesday, August 30, the St. More...

Livestock Judging Returns to 101st Annual Stalwart Fair

Old-Fashioned Country Fair Begins Sept. 7

One of the state's remaining, old fashioned country fairs will liven Stalwart's fairgrounds this weekend, when the 101st Annual Stalwart Fair opens Thursday, September 7. More...

School Bells Ring...

Three St. Ignace Elementary students (from left), More...

Social

Students Return to Class Tuesday

St. Ignace Elementary, Middle School A group of St. More...

Annual Art in the Park Hosts Array of Artisans, Activities

Children at Cedarville's Art in the Park (clockwise, from left) Caleb Olendorf, 10, of Shelby Township and Dena Bliss, 14, of Kent City, work on beaded jewelry at the children's craft area during the annual, waterfront event. More...

Johanna Folkersma Celebrates 90th Birthday at Comerica Stadium Aug. 14

Atrip to see her beloved Detroit Tigers baseball team in action at Comerica Stadium in Detroit was More...

Obituaries

Frank Quinlan

Frank D. Quinlan, 69, of Newberry died at Helen Newberry Joy Hospital in Newberry Friday afternoon, September 1, 2006. More...

Richard Smith

Richard W. Smith of Saint Clair Shores was a seasonal resident of the Les Cheneaux Islands who spent summers on Marquette Island. More...

Linda Hearty

Linda Jo Hearty of St. Petersburg, Florida, was a coordinator in the mortgage industry in St. Petersburg. She died unexpectedly Monday, August 28, 2006, at St. Anthony's Hospital in St. Petersburg. More...

Opinion

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Lack of Regard for Patriotic Symbols Disturbing

To the Editor: We live on the main street coming into Hessel, and for the past two years, beginning on the Fourth of July, have put a row of small American flags along the front of our property facing the street. More...


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