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Tourist Association Merges With Les Cheneaux Chamber

The Les Cheneaux Islands Tourist Association elected Wednesday night, December 20, to become a committee of the Les Cheneaux Chamber of Commerce and abandon its status as an independent organization. More...

Bypass Solves Odor Problem at St. Ignace Twp.

Since the sewer bypass valves were turned on Tuesday, December 19, odor complaints have ended, say St. Ignace Township board members, and a year-long battle to eliminate the foul odors is over. The St. More...

News

New Officers Inducted in Les Cheneaux Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla

Commander Dewey Lopes will lead the Les Cheneaux Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla for another year and was inducted with other new officers at the organization More...

‘Yoostabe Yoopers’ Seek To Donate

A group of Colorado residents who were formerly residents of the Upper Peninsula would like to donate funds to U.P. causes. More...

Bird Watching Is Topic at Library Talk

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Sports

U.P. Pond Hockey Championship To Be Held in St. Ignace February 24

Hockey players and fans of all ages are invited to St. Ignace February 24 and February 25 for the Upper Peninsula Pond Hockey Championship. This new event will feature tournaments on the ice of Moran Bay near downtown St. Ignace. More...

St. Ignace Saints Girls Basketball Teams Honored at Awards Banquet

Both the varsity and junior varsity girls basketball players from St. Ignace were honored during an awards banquet Sunday, December 17. "This has been a very emotional and memorable season for both teams," said Saints Coach Dorene Ingalls. More...

Mandi Johnson Named GLIAC North Top Player

Senior Mandi Johnson of Lake Superior State University (LSSU) was named Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) North Division Player of the Week. More...

Columns

Michigan Politics

Weaver Continues To Battle High Court

In October, I wrote that the long-simmering feud between Michigan Supreme Court Justice Betty Weaver and the four other Republicans on the seven-member bench "is beginning to erupt." Last week, it burst forth with unprecedented fury when Weaver den More...

Engadine

Hello, everyone. I hope you had a wonderful Christmas. This is always such a special time of the year, for many reasons. Now it More...

Les Cheneaux

The weather is still very much like springtime here in the Eastern Upper Peninsula. Taking a walk with my dog the other day, it was warm and the sun was shining. It was such a pleasure. More...

Donation Keeps Les Cheneaux School on Schedule

School Avoids 10-Day Closure in Feb. With $15,000 Gift To Keep Doors Open

Just in time for Christmas, Les Cheneaux Community Schools received a $15,000 donation, which it will use to maintain its current operations schedule, instead of lengthening the school day and closing the school for 10 days to save money. More...

County EDC Is Reinstated

After Slicing Budget, County Now Favors Reorganization Plan

A year ago the future of the county More...

Seminar Set for Jan. 9 at St. Ignace

Researcher To Share Ideas for Small Town Success

Small towns can be great places to live and do business, and a January 9 program in St. Ignace will provide some ideas for how towns around here can attract people and commerce. More...

St. Ignace Soldier David Durm Comes Home for Christmas

Stationed Near Baqubah, Iraq Since Last December

David Durm, U.S. Army specialist and 2004 graduate of LaSalle High School, has returned to the St. Ignace area to spend the holidays with his family. He is assigned to the 4th Infantry Division, 3rd Brigade, 3rd Special Troop Battalion. More...

Social

DeKeysers Celebrate 50th Anniversary

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Polk-Bruning

Amy Polk and Richard Bruning, both of Cedarville, were married Saturday, October 14, 2006, at the Les Cheneaux Club on Marquette Island in Cedarville. Pastor Jeffrey Meyers of First Union Church in Cedarville presided over the ceremony. The groom More...

Military Note

Casey Long

Army National Guard Private Casey J. Long has been graduated from the Food Service Specialist Advanced Individual Training course at Fort Lee, Petersburg, Virginia. She is the daughter of Scott and Shelly Long of Simmons Road in St. Ignace. More...

Obituaries

Mario Calcaterra Sr.

Mario J. Calcaterra Sr., 101, of St. Ignace, was a construction engineer for many years, building a number of roads in the Upper Peninsula as well as several projects in St. Ignace, and served as St. Ignace More...

Terry Jensen

Terry Lynn Jensen of Pickford was a lay leader of Harbor of Grace Church in Pickford and president of the Bolivian Family Foundation. He started and operated a computer training center. Mr. More...

Murdick ‘Joe’ Collins Jr.

Murdick Martin More...


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