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Mackinaw City To Host Pageant, Parade

Fireworks, Community Dance This Saturday Are Part of Traditional Memorial Day Weekend

Hundreds of Mackinaw City residents and visiting historical reenactors will portray Native Americans and French and British soldiers when they present the traditional Memorial Day pageant depicting the taking of Fort Michilimackinac by Native Ameri More...

City To Ask Voters To OK Charter Change

Council: Requirement To Publish Too Costly

Voters will be asked to decide if the St. Ignace City Charter should be amended, the city council decided Monday, May 18, after the city auditors said the city must publish the entire audit or none of it. More...

Trojans Boys, Bays Girls Defend Track Titles

The Brimley Bays girls track and field team and the Cedarville Trojans boys team raced in the Division III track and field championships with victories in Pickford Friday, May 15, with the top four individual winners and first two relay teams quali More...

News

Sims Steps Down as Clark Township Zoning Inspector

Clark Township is looking for a new building inspector and plan reviewer. More...

Trailer Overturns on Bridge

A small construction trailer pulled by a pickup, carrying lightweight equipment, overturned as it was traveling northbound over the Mackinac Bridge near the north tower Saturday evening, May 9, at 7:15 p.m. More...

Planning Commission OKs Shepler's Storage Building

Mackinaw City

A site plan for an 11,891- square-foot storage building on Trails End Road was approved by the Mackinaw City Village Planning Commission Thursday, May 14. More...

Obituaries

Thelma 'Pearl' Kreiser

Thelma "Pearl" Kreiser, 51, of Kincheloe, died Friday, May 15, 2009, at Hearthside in Sault Ste. Marie, under the care of Hospice of the EUP. She was born April 4, 1958, in St. Ignace. She grew up in St. Ignace and was graduated from St. More...

Dorothy Wallin

Dorothy Mae Wallin of Mackinaw City passed away peacefully on May 13, 2009 at Mackinac Straits Hospital and Health Center in St. Ignace, following a stroke in February. More...

Robert Bos

Robert E. Bos, 85, of Cadillac, worked for a time at Straits State Park in St. Ignace as a park manager. Mr. Bos died Tuesday, May 12, 2009, at Munson Medical Center in Traverse City after a brief illness. More...

Columns

Michigan Politics

When a Pen Makes a Point

The institution of political cartooning is a power to reckon with, as Michigan governors learned throughout 172 years of statehood. More...

Mackinac Island

Mother's Day May 10 on Mackinac was a beautiful day, with bright sunshine and a heavenly blue sky. More...

Engadine Consolidated Schools

HOME OF THE EAGLES•KNOWLEDGE LETS YOU SOAR

Last weekend's Spring Fling was a major success. This annual, school-community event included music, arts, food, silent auction, and a talent show. More...

Les Cheneaux Channel Dredging Gets Funding

Lobbying by the Les Cheneaux Islands Waterways Restoration Group to get the Les Cheneaux channels dredged will soon pay off. More...

Memorial Day Services Announced

Memorial Day, a holiday to commemorate those who died in military service to the United States, will be celebrated in local communities Saturday, May 23, Sunday, May 24, and Monday, May 25. The traditional holiday is the last Monday in May. More...

Motorcycles Roll Into Town Sunday for Show's 2nd Year

St. Ignace City Marina

The second annual Yooper Motorcycle Show will roar into the St. Ignace city marina Sunday, May 24. Admission is free for spectators, and motorcycle entries can sign up that day, or in advance. Registration will begin at 9 a.m. More...

State Marina Upgrade Almost Finished at Mackinaw City

Work on the final two phases of construction on the new marina at Mackinaw State Harbor in Mackinaw City is nearing completion. More...

Work Underway on Mackinac Island Coal Dock

Makes Room for Cruise Ships, But Customs Rules Must Be Cleared First

Work on Mackinac Island's Coal Dock, more than a century old, is underway to replace lumber planking with concrete so freight operations can be moved to that dock. More...

Social

LaSalle High Commencement Is Friday

LaSalle High School in St. Ignace will hold commencement exercises for the Class of 2009 Friday, May 22, at 8 p.m. in the gymnasium. More...

Graduation Is Friday on Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island Public School will hold commencement exercises for the Class of 2009 Friday, May 22, at 7 p.m. at the school. More...

DNR Citizen Council To Meet Thursday

The Eastern Upper Peninsula Citizen Advisory Council (CAC) for the Department of Natural Resources will meet Thursday, May 21, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. More...

Sports

St. Ignace Girls, Boys Finish Second at Regional Track Championships

The St. Ignace Saints girls and boys track and field teams finished second during the Division II finals, held at Westwood High School Thursday, May 14. More...

Lakers Boys Win EUPC Golf; Anderson Fires Ace

Mackinac Island Wins Boys EUPC Match;Lakers Gamble, Ledke Low Medalist The Mackinac Island Lakers golf team took home first place honors during the final boys team Eastern Upper Peninsula Conference match, and the DeTour girls placed first at More...

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Opinion

Remember Fallen Soldiers Who Pay for Our Freedoms

To the Editor: On this Memorial Day, we remember the veteran, not the preacher, who has given us freedom of religion. It is the veteran, not the reporter, who has given us freedom of the press. More...


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