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Great Lakes Boat Building School Dedicated to Noyes Family at Cedarville

"The Great Lakes Boat Building School has been a venture in faith," said the school's building committee chair, Mike Davis. More...

Road and Fire Dept. Issues Top Brevort Twp. Concerns

Road and fire department issues dominated the Brevort Township Board of Trustees meeting Tuesday, September 4, at which Supervisor Ed Serwach said he would address the Mackinac County Road Commission on a number of concerns voiced by members of the More...

Big Mac Bike Tour Is This Weekend

The Mackinaw City Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring the 15th annual Big Mac Shoreline Fall Scenic Bike Tour Saturday, September 15, and Sunday, September 16. More...

'Angels Among Us' Offers Youth Camping Experience

Angels Among Us Youth Camp was offered Tuesday, August 21, through Friday, August 24. The group enjoyed an outing to the Garlyn Zoo. More...

Historical Preservation Committee To Consider at Main Street Program

The Historic Preservation Committee is seeking to start a new chapter in Mackinac Island history. More...

Herron's Burr Wins Horsemanship Contest

Kevin Burr of Herron won first place and the Horsemanship Award in the Chippewa County Fair lightweight horse-pulling event Sunday, September 2. More...

Naubinway Sled, ATV Swap Planned

The Top of the Lake Snowmobile Museum will host a snowmobile and all terrain vehicle (ATV) swap meet in Naubinway Saturday, September 15, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The event site will be on the north side of US-2. More...

Accident Claims Life of Engadine Man

An Engadine man was killed in a farming accident when he was pinned between a tractor and a trailer near Engadine Saturday, September 8. More...

For the Record...

In a list of local residents who earned recognition at the U.P. State Fair in August, published September 6, the name of Erika Swirsky, 17, of St. Ignace, was not included. More...

Christian Classes To Begin Thursday

Three Lakes Lay Academy will offer three courses for Christian adults this fall, beginning Thursday, September 13. Classes will be held at Zion Lutheran Church at 999 South State Street in St. Ignace, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. More...

Volunteers To Display WWII Veterans Program at Truck Show

A volunteer group raising funds to take World War II veterans to tour the WWII Memorial in Washington, D.C., will be among displays at Little Bear East Arena during the Richard Crane Memorial Truck Show this weekend at St. Ignace. More...

Travel Writer To Speak at DeTour

Writer Dan Donarski will speak at the DeTour Public library about his experiences Wednesday, September 12, at 6:30 p.m. He writes adventure and travel pieces for several travel magazines. A Sault Ste Marie resident, Mr. More...

Ostomy Group To Meet Sunday

Straits Area Ostomy Association will meet Sunday, September 16, at 2 p.m. at the Medical Library at War Memorial Hospital in Sault Ste. Marie. Meetings are open to all interested persons. For more information, call 643- 8536. More...

Straits Hospital Board Cancels Dec. Meeting

The Mackinac Straits Hospital Board of Trustees has announced its meeting scheduled in December has been cancelled, owing to the Christmas holiday. The board will reconvene in January. More...

No Action Taken on LaSalle Varsity Volleyball Team Cuts

The St. Ignace Area Schools Board of Education, meeting Monday, September 10, let stand, with little comment, a coach's decision to cut five athletes from the girls varsity volleyball team, all of whom were on the team last year. More...

MacLarens Retire After 15 Years With Community Voice

Jim and Barb MacLaren have been owners and editors of the Community Voice in Kincheloe for the past 15 years, and after the Thursday, August 30, issue was printed and put on the newsstands, the couple retired with years of memories. More...

Mud Runners Enjoy Competition at St. Ignace September 8

In the heat of the midday sun, a crowd of drivers and spectators turned out for the third St. Ignace Mud Run Saturday, September 8, where eight mud-splashing races took place at Little Bear East Arena and Community Center. More...

Village Officers Elected Tuesday

Mackinaw City

Mackinaw City residents, in a village election Tuesday, September 11, submitted ballots for president, clerk, and treasurer positions, which are held for two years. Three, four-year village council trustee positions were also open. More...

Researchers Ask How Round Gobies Enter Ballast Water

Ever since University of Michigan fishery biologist David Jude discovered non-native round gobies in the Great Lakes in 1990, scientists have been trying to figure out exactly how the unwanted intruders got there, and how they quickly spread to all More...

DeTour Apple Day Is Saturday

Contests, games, and food will highlight the fifth annual Happy Apple Saturday in DeTour Village September 15 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Many activities are planned for the day, for all ages. More...

Jaroche Marks State FairWin

Andrew Jaroche of Hessel (right) won Reserve Grand Champion with his market steer at the Michigan State Fair Thursday, August 23, and he is believed to be the first young person from the Upper Peninsula to have won either More...

Court Report

The following dispositions are from 92nd District Court in St. Ignace Tuesday, August 28, through Wednesday, September 5, Judge Beth Gibson presiding. Judge John Leaming presided August 28. Arresting agencies are in parentheses. More...

MSUE Child Care Training Offered

Michigan State University Extension is providing child care education training for anyone thinking of starting in the child care business, or already providing care to children. More...

Women of Moose Give Meal Funding

The St. Ignace Women of the Moose gave a donation to Meals on Wheels Wednesday, August 22. Co-chairpersons Marge Borland and Gay Pelon presented Don Wright of Community Action with a check for $500. More...

Recreation Committee Meets at City Hall

The St. Ignace Recreation Advisory Committee will meet at City Hall, rather than Little Bear East Arena, Wednesday, September 12. The meeting begins at 7:30 p.m. More...

Lyons To Speak About Rudyard History Thurs.

Vieno (nee Ahola) Lyons, a 1945 graduate of Rudyard High School, will be the featured speaker Thursday, September 13, at the Rudyard Historical Society meeting. The meeting will take place at 7 p.m. More...

Dr. Meeker Will Speak at Support Group Meeting

The Caregivers Support Group will meet Thursday, September 13, from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Les Cheneaux Community Library in Cedarville. A guest speaker, Dr. David P. Meeker, will discuss dementia and medications. Dr. More...


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