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Lighthouse To Become Museum

McGulpin Point

The old McGulpin Point Lighthouse in Mackinaw City will be restored as a working lighthouse museum following its purchase by Emmet County, approved in a 6-1 vote by the county board Tuesday, June 10. More...

Walt North Earns Governor's 2008 Award for Philanthropy

Retired State Senator Walter North of St. More...

Hospital Board Members Are Recognized

The Mackinac Straits Hospital Authority held a monthly meeting for the last time Monday, June 16. More...

News

Outdoor Movies Canceled for July 2

Movies Under the Stars, scheduled for Wednesday, July 2, in St. Ignace, has been canceled, said City Manager Eric Dodson, although an August showing remains a possibility. More...

Space Offered at Cedarville Craft Show

Those interested in having a booth at the annual Arts and Crafts Show Friday, July 4, and Saturday, July 5, at the Community Center in Cedarville should call the Les Cheneaux Chamber of Commerce at (906) 484-3935 to apply. More...

Clark Twp. Officials Salaries, Budget on Agenda for Annual Meeting Sat.

Clark Township salaries, the 2008-2009 budget, and township news and updates are on the agenda for the annual meeting Saturday, June 28. Anyone can attend the meeting, but only people eligible to vote in Clark Township can vote on the salary. More...

Sports

North Boys, South Girls Win 23rd Upper Peninsula Basketball Classic

The North Boys and South Girls won the 23rd annual Upper Peninsula Sports Hall of Fame Basketball Classic at Escanaba High School Saturday, June 21. More...

Ingalls Resigns as Saints Coach

Doug Ingalls, the St. Ignace Saints varsity head boys basketball coach, resigned from his coaching position after 16 years Sunday, June 22. He will continue in his teaching position at St. More...

South Team Features 4 Area Players

The South Boys U.P. More...

Columns

MICHIGAN POLITICS

MUCC Makes Big Splash on Bottled Water

"It is time for Michigan to step back to the plate." - MUCC Executive Director Dennis Muchmore Indeed it is. More...

Mackinac Island

Following a brief shower Sunday, June 15, the brilliant sun came out, just in time for everyone to enjoy the Lilac Parade. From Mission Point to Windermere Point, the streets were lined with people awaiting the 59th annual Lilac Parade. More...

Rexton-Garnet

As is the tradition, the St. Ignace car show is the premiere event for the Straits area, and it's this weekend. Car buffs from around the state will be arriving here. More...

Antiques on Bay Draws Best of the Best

"There's no question, the cream of the crop is here," said automobile judge Lee Ortman of Moran Township, as he perused 82 registered antique vehicles, 30 of them featured convertibles glimmering in the sun Saturday, June 21, at the 12th Annual Ant More...

Vipers To Highlight Show

Cruise Night Is Thursday; Parade Is Friday

Wednesday, June 25, a sleek 1994 Dodge Viper Roadster will thunder north on I-75. As it crosses northern Michigan, it will be joined by dozens more. More...

Car Show & 4th of July

Office Hours and Deadlines

The St. Ignace News Office will be closing at 1 p.m. Friday, June 27, and will reopen Monday, June 30. The St. Ignace News Office will be closed Friday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day. More...

Mackinaw City Fire Burns One of Oldest Buildings on Central Avenue

No one was hurt when fire tore through one of the oldest buildings in downtown Mackinaw City Monday, June 23, on East Central Avenue. The fire call went out at 2:30 p.m., said Mackinaw City police officer Bob Desy. More...

Social

4-H Archery Students Earn Medals

St. Ignace 4-H Archery students show off medals they won at a Clare County tournament May 31. More...

Andrea Fulton Earns SVSU Degree

Andrea Fulton, daughter of Aaron and Nancy Fulton of Engadine, was graduated from Saginaw Valley State University Saturday, May 10. More...

St. Ignace Foursome Wins Golf Scramble

The four-man team of (from left) Scott Winkelman, Tim Lee, JoJo Visnaw, and Joe Visnaw won the 11th annual St. Ignace Hockey Association Golf Scramble Saturday, June 14. More...

Obituaries

Ethel Waybrant

Ethel Berniece (nee Crawford) Waybrant, 85, of Pickford, died Friday, June 20, 2008, at War Memorial Hospital in Sault Ste. Marie. She was born July 25, 1922, in Stalwart to Robert Benton and Ethel Georgina (nee Waybrant) Crawford. More...

John Conley

John D. Conley of Curtis worked for more than 30 years at automobile plants downstate during his employment with General Motors. More...

Christopher Bloswick

Christopher Bloswick of St. Ignace and Mackinac Island passed away Tuesday morning, June 24, 2008, at Lacks Cancer Center in Grand Rapids. He was 51 years old. Arrangements are incomplete, and are being made through Dodson Funeral Home in St. More...


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