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New Water Diversion Would Derail Proactive Lakes Charge

More than a dozen lake advocates have joined the Alliance for the Great Lakes in urging the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources to reject a Lake Michigan diversion request until adoption of a critical interstate compact that would protect Great More...

Stacee Schnicke Expected To Make Full Recovery Following Accident

Stacee Schnicke, 16, of St. Ignace, is expected to make a full recovery from injuries she sustained in a car accident Monday, November 20, her father told More...

CRIME STOPPERS

Pick-up Truck Larceny on M-129 Michigan State Police are investigating a larceny from a pickup truck that occurred on Tuesday, October 17, in a driveway on 15 Mile Road near M-129. Someone entered the vehicle and stole cash from the center console. More...

Public Invited to Christmas Musicale Sun.

Churches Collaborate on 45th Annual Event

The United Methodist Church of St. Ignace will host musicians from area churches and the community at its 45th Annual Christmas Musicale Sunday, December 3, at 7 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend, said organizer Karen Fowler. More...

Great Lakes Boat Building School Launched

Top: Members of the Great Lakes School of Wooden Boat Building board (from left) Tony Autore, Bob Smith, Rose Miller, Kate Ter Haar, Dave Lesh, Paul Wilson, Michele Fiering, and Mike Davis listen to a few words from Mr. More...

Police Reports

Reports from the St. Ignace Police Department from More...

92nd District Court

The following dispositions are from 92nd District Court in St. Ignace November 20, Judge Beth Gibson presiding. Arresting agencies are in parentheses. More...

Moran Youth Takes Buck

Holden Thompson, 15, of Moran, shot his first buck, an eight-pointer, near Ozark Saturday, November 18. More...

Mackinaw Taking 1,118 U.P. Christmas Trees to Chicago

Known in Chicago as the Christmas Tree Ship, the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter More...

Four Professional Planners Considered for Clark Twp. Community

The Clark Township Planning Commission narrowed a list of eight professional planning consultants More...

1938 St. Ignace Switchboard Takes Place in Communications Museum

A 1938 manual telephone switchboard station used in St. More...

LaChapelle Shoots 10-Point Buck

Nick LaChapelle of St. Ignace shot this 10-point buck just north of St. Ignace at 10:45 a.m. Wednesday, November 15, opening day of firearm deer season. The buck's rack has a spread of 18 inches. More...

Raber Area Sportsmen's Club Plants 1,600 Walleye in Bay

The Raber Area Sportsmen's Club (RASC) planted 1,600 seven to nine-inch walleye in Raber Bay Monday, November 13. The fingerlings will join other walleye planted and naturally reproducing in the St. Marys River system. More...

LaSalle High Freshman Bags Eight-Point Buck

Evan Everson, freshman at LaSalle High School, downed this eight-point, 140-pound buck Friday, November 17, in the East Lake Area while hunting with his father, Jim Everson. More...

Group Wants To Assist Veteran in Need

Michigan's Upper Peninsula Veterans for Veterans Organization, a nonprofit group from Allouez in the Keweenaw Peninsula, is seeking to assist a veteran in need. More...

Decorating Contest Set at Les Cheneaux

The Les Cheneaux Chamber of Commerce will host its annual community decorating contest for residences and businesses during the Christmas season. More...

Eastern U.P. UAW Retirees To Meet

Retired members of the United Auto Workers (UAW) who live in the Eastern Upper Peninsula may attend the annual UAW Christmas party Thursday, December 14, at the American Legion Hall in Hulbert. A catered meal will be served at 1 p.m. More...

Festival of Trees Begins Saturday in Cheboygan

Musicians, storytellers, and Santa Claus will welcome guests at the 11th annual Festival of Trees at the Cheboygan County Historical Museum Saturday, December 2, Sunday, December 3, Saturday, December 9, and Sunday, December 10. More...

Caregiver Support Groups To Meet in December

Three caregiver support group meetings are planned in December for anyone caring for aging or ill loved ones. More...

U.P. Retired State Employees To Hold Luncheon

The Upper Peninsula Chapter 16 of the State Employee Retirees Association will hold its Christmas luncheon Monday, December 4, at noon at the Elks Lodge in Escanaba. More...

LaSalle Yearbook Certificates Available

Certificates for the 2006-07 LaSalle High School yearbooks are available. Yearbook Advisor Lori Strich said the $40 certificates can be purchased by calling her at 643-0063. More...

Rudyard Band Students Earn High Marks at District Festival

Rudyard students were recognized with high marks at a Michigan School Band and Orchestra Association District 13 Solo and Ensemble Festival hosted by Pickford Public Schools Saturday November 4. More...

ReMax Office Moves in Cedarville

Joan Reed Mahanna is opening a Re/Max Eagle Properties office in the U.P. State Credit Union building on M-134 in Cedarville. More...

Library To Hold Tax Info Session

An information session is planned Tuesday, December 12, at the St. Ignace Public Library for volunteers who would like to assist with free tax preparation services for low income tax filers. More...

Les Cheneaux Quiz Team Takes First

Les Cheneaux Community Schools' Cedarville Middle School Quiz Team finished in first place when seven teams from Eastern Upper Peninsula Middle Schools gathered Thursday, November 2, at Brimley High School for the Junior High Quiz Bowl District Playo More...

Former Reporter Heads Livonia Chamber

Former St. Ignace News and Mackinac Island Town Crier reporter Dan West is the new president and executive director of the Livonia Chamber of Commerce. More...

Body Found of Missing Hunter

A missing hunter, John Robert Felsk, 53, of Manton, was found dead Wednesday, November 22, in Brevort Township, following an extensive search. More...

MDOT To Keep Most Rest Areas Open Throughout 2006-07 Winter

The St. Ignace Rest Area on I- 75 southbound in Mackinac County will be among rest stops closed from December 1 through April 2, 2007, Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) announced November 27. More...

Students Build Insulated Dog Houses for Pets Who Need Winter Shelter

Free, insulated dog houses are available to pet owners who need them by calling the Friends of the Animals. More...

Portage Twp. Gets New Truck, Plans Firefighting Upgrades

The second of Portage Township's new fire trucks arrived in Curtis Thursday, November 9, and will be featured at an open house Wednesday, December 13, at the fire barn. More...

Brimley High Students Will Present Play

Brimley High School drama students will perform "Nightmare High School," Friday, December 1, at 7 p.m. at the Brimley Middle School gymnasium. More...

Gros Cap Students Advance to State Finals in Lego Robotics Design Team Competition

The Moran Huskies Lego Team from Gros Cap School in Moran Township has qualified for the For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) Lego League State Finals December 16, in Flint. The team is the only one in More...

For the Record...

The article headlined "City's Cable Provider Comes to Compromise With T.V. Content Advisory" on page 15 in the November 23 issue of More...

Mackinaw City Blood Drive Set for December 6

An American Red Cross blood drive is scheduled for Wednesday, December 6, from noon until 5:45 p.m. at Cedarbrook Village at 450 South Nicolet Street in Mackinaw City. Blood donors can call to make an appointment or walk in to give blood. More...

Clark Township Board Will Seek Expert's Downtown Planning Ideas

Clark Township wants to improve its downtown to attract more commerce, and hopes a meeting with Dave Ivan, a community and economic development specialist, will give the township More...

DARE Program Students Enjoy the Ice at Little Bear East Rink

Seventy-seven children, members of the Mackinac County Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE) program, enjoyed a day of ice skating at Little Bear East Ice Arena in St. Ignace Tuesday, November 21. Children participated from St. More...

Ready for the Holidays at Les Cheneaux

Les Cheneaux Preschool teacher Sue Rye helps early cookie buyers with their purchases in the minutes before the school's annual holiday bazaar opens Saturday, November 25. Mrs. More...

2007 Spring Wild Turkey Season Dates, Quotas Set

A total of 118,440 spring wild turkey licenses (53,440 general and 65,000 private) will be available through a lottery for the 2007 season. More...

Tassier's Hunt for Buck Successful

Gary Tassier of Cedarville shot this 10-point buck Wednesday, November 22, while hunting in the Les Cheneaux area. More...

Tahquamenon Schools Receives $250 Grant for DNR Resources

The public library at Tahquamenon Area Schools in Newberry received a $250 Community Forestry Grant for library materials. The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) awarded the grant and a total of $85,095 in 24 Community Forestry Grants this month. More...

Ladies Auxiliary To Host Pickford Party

The Ladies Auxiliary to the Law-White Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7958 will have its Christmas Party at Main Street Cafe in Pickford Wednesday, December 13. Social time will be at 5:30 p.m., followed by dinner at 6 p.m. More...

Homes Tour Planned at Sault Ste. Marie

A Christmas Tour of Homes is planned by the Chippewa County Chapter of the American Red Cross Sunday, December 10, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. In conjunction, a Red Cross Christmas Tea will be offered at the Sault Ste. Marie Country Club from 2 p.m. More...

For the Record ...

Clyde 'Bo' Bradford

In an obituary printed November 23 for Clyde "Bo" Bradford of Moran, it should have been noted that he was born to Zona Faye Wellman and John Byrd, and adopted by his aunt and uncle, Leslie and Marge Bradford, at the age of six weeks. More...

Snider, Barras, Esslin, Ledy Honored at Pickford High

Pickford High School's students of the month for October are Marie Snider, Kourtlyn Esslin, Kurt Barras, and Jenna Ledy. More...

Introducing Marcia Bishop's St. Ignace Kindergarten Class

Marcia Bishop's kindergarten class at St. Ignace Area Schools pauses in the lobby for a photograph. More...

Introducing Sherrie Gustafson's St. Ignace Kindergarten Class

Sherrie Gustafson's kindergarten class at St. More...

Newbauer Family Continue Family Tradition at Snows Channel Resort

It wasn't so long ago that the rustic north country was pretty rustic, and his family's 28th reunion in Cedarville this year gave Jim Newbauer of Columbus reason to reflect on the changes he has seen. More...

14 Kindergarteners Attend Gros Cap School

Mary Cullen's kindergarten class at Gros Cap School has 14 students this year. More...

Les Cheneaux's Island View Resort Approved Special Land Use for Condos

Another Cedarville resort will be converted to condominiums, following Clark Township Planning Commission's approval of the special land use for Island View Resort. Todd Lysinger, who operates the resort with his wife, Beth, received More...


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