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Boat Building School Secures Cedarville Site

Plans To Break Ground This Fall, Open in June 2007

The Great Lakes School of Wooden Boat Building moved a step closer to construction in September, closing on its purchase of the Joyce Cram home and property in Cedarville Friday, September 15. More...

It's 'Ice Time' at Little Bear

Terry Smith, a maintenance worker at St. Ignace's Little Bear More...

Efforts Pay Off as Disc Golf Course Begins To Draw Players to St. Ignace

Four years of enthusiastic effort have paid off for Steve DuFresne and Mike Wildner, the minds behind Moran Township's 24-hole disc golf course at Doc Holle's Silver Mountain Ski Hill, which hosted its second tournament Saturday, September 30, a succ More...

Housing Planners To Address Homelessness in Mackinac County

Eliminating homelessness in Mackinac, Chippewa, and Luce counties is the goal of a 10-year state plan under discussion by human service organizations, which met with the public Tuesday, September 19, to begin compiling ideas. More...

News

Upper Peninsula Veterans Memorial Time Capsule Dedicated to Those Who Served

The deadline has been extended to Sunday, October 15, for veterans to submit information to a time capsule dedicated to military veterans from the Upper Peninsula. More...

U.P. Businesses Invited to Fall Forum

A Fall Forum in human resources, training, and wellness is planned for all Upper Peninsula businesses and organizations Friday, October 20, in Marquette. The forum will take place from 8:15 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Don H. More...

For the Record...

In last's week's story on the new hospital in St. Ignace, a fundraising reception on Mackinac Island was said to be October 18, when, in fact, it will be Friday, October 13. More...

Sports

Disc Golf Tournament Winners Reported

Pro Men's Master Division 1st Place Winner was Michael Wildner of Interlochen with a total of 141, winning $90. 2nd Place: Stephen Orlando Jr. of Dayton, Ohio, with a total of 148. 3rd Place: Bill Fuller of Boyne City with a total of 152. More...

Playoff Bound: Cedarville Wins Sixth Game To Stay Unbeaten

Cedarville had a lot to lose in the Mid-Eastern Football Conference match-up with Bark River-Harris, but the Trojans took care of business with a 49-0 shutout win over the Broncos that qualified Les Cheneaux for the playoffs with the team's sixth con More...

Saints Defense Bends But Doesn't Break in 8-0 Win

The St. More...

Columns

Outdoor Matters

Michigan Hunters Urged To Hunt Safely, Have Increased Awareness of Wildlife Diseases

As more than 900,000 Michigan hunters go afield this fall in search of their favorite quarry, the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) urges them to hunt safely and to take necessary precautions when handling and processing wild game. More...

Michigan Politics

Governor Granholm Eats Pasties, Talks Tourism

Michigan, after sadly lagging in its tourist promotion budget in recent years, tripled efforts this year to $20 million. Governor Jennifer Granholm says another $10 million is needed. More...

Les Cheneaux

The rain and wind we had last week has made some leaves fall and many trees are once again showing bare branches. Boats are being hauled in and stored for the winter months. More...

Young Hunters Prepare for Safe Season

Keeley Gough, a sixth grade student at Cedarville Middle School, takes aim with a bow and More...

Worksites Go Smoke-Free This Saturday

Restaurants, Bars, Casinos Exempt

A smoke-free work site regulation goes into effect in Alger, Mackinac, and Schoolcraft counties Saturday, October 7, to protect employees against the effects of secondhand smoke in most area businesses. More...

Restrictions Affect Properties Near Mackinac Island Airport

Authorities Report There Are No Plans To Expand Runway

Mackinac Island residents continue to speculate that homes may need to be torn down and that ongoing tree and brush removal at the airport is being done to accommodate larger and more aircraft. More...

Craftsman Skills of Willard Luepnitz, 87, Can Be Seen Throughout Brevort Twp. Area

On a mid-August day, under a bright sky in Moran, Willard Luepnitz, 87, gave the new gate at the Malachi Lodge on M-123 a swing. The hinges turned smoothly, the gate shut with a satisfying click, and Mr. More...

Local Firefighters Train for Rescues in Fiborn Karst Caves

Shortly into a rescue training session in the Fibron Karst Caves near Trout Lake, area firefighters realized that familiarizing themselves with the underground landscape was an arduous task in itself. More...

Social

5 Generations of Bickham Family Gathered in Cedarville

Five generations were represented this summer at a celebration More...

Births

Cameron Cox

Cameron Crawford Cox, the son of Michael and Amanda Cox, was born September 5, 2006, in Dayton, Ohio. More...

Caden Rivers

born to Alex and Mindy Rivers of Sault Ste. Marie Tuesday, September 19, 2006, at War Memorial Hospital. More...

Obituaries

Joseph Spencer

Joseph Allen Spencer, 36, of Pickford, died Tuesday, September 26, 2006, in Hessel. More...

William Nix

William Douglas Nix, 81, lived in Florida and spent summers in the St. Ignace area, where he was well known as a salesman for the Missouri-based Fairway Manufacturing Company. Mr. Nix died Thursday, September 28, 2006. More...

Viola Kleeman

Viola Cecelia Kleeman, 75, served as cook and custodian on the Engadine Consolidated Schools staff for 34 years. She was also an active member of her community. Mrs. More...


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