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New Fire Hall Nearly Finished at Moran

The new fire hall Brevort Township commissioners have been saving toward for more than 20 years is nearing completion, and Fire Chief Mark Peterson is eager to see it finished.   "I'm happy. I'm excited. I'm ready to move in," he said.   More...

School Mulls Choices To Find Superintendent

At most, finding a new superintendent would cost the Mackinac Island Public School $5,000, if the school board agrees to hire the Michigan Association of School Boards (MASB) to conduct the search. More...

Historic District Question Moves to Council

Mackinac Island

At a second public hearing on creating local historic districts on Mackinac Island, residents and business owners presented strong arguments for and against the move. More...

News

Store Proposed at Intersection

Public Hearing Planned at Cedarville

A public hearing of the Clark Township Planning Commission will be at Clark Township Hall on Blindline Road Thursday, October 22, at 7 p.m. More...

Rudyard Township Planning Commission

Wind Power Topic of Oct. 27 Hearing

The Rudyard Township Planning Commission is hosting a public hearing Tuesday, October 27, at 7 p.m. at the Rudyard Community Center to facilitate a discussion on amending the township wind ordinance enacted in July 2008. More...

Motorists Will Cross Mackinac Bridge Free November 1

Foundation Promotes New Hospital With Help From Hotel, Bank

Travelers crossing the Mackinac Bridge Sunday, November 1, will receive free bridge fares during a 24- hour promotion organized through the Mackinac Straits Health System Foundation and co-sponsored by First National Bank of St. More...

Sports

Trojans Win Homecoming Contest Over Pickford in 14-8 Defensive Battle

Cedarville struggled offensively in the first half, but the host Trojans defense produced three Pickford turnovers that led to a 14-8 Mid- Eastern Football League (MEFL) win over the Panthers at Alvin Hossack Memorial Field Friday, October 16. More...

Saints Down Lakers 32-20 With Youthful Line-up

The St. Ignace Saints, playing with a different line-up owing to injuries, played tough-to-defeat Maple City-Glen Lakes Lakers 32- 20 during a non-conference contest at Saints Field Saturday, October 17.   More...

Eagles Down Rockets in MEFL; Bulldogs Defeat Huskies

Eagles Down Rockets 40-27;   Hood Scores Four Touchdowns   Phillip Hood continues his standout senior season, scoring four touchdowns and rushing for 323 yards, seven yards short of a school record, to lead the Engadine Eagles to a 40- More...

St. Ignace Ready for Festival Saturday

St. Ignace city employees gather in the "haunted garden" outside City Hall. The ghosts, gouls, and scarecrow are part of the 2009 St. Ignace scarecrow contest. More...

Legislators Recall Davis’ Lifetime of Public Service

Congressman Called St. Ignace Home

Former Michigan U.S. Congressman Bob Davis, a St. More...

Swine Flu Found in Chippewa County

Awaiting Shipments of Both Seasonal and Swine Flu Vaccines

Two cases of Swine Flu, also known as H1N1 flu, were confirmed in Chippewa County last week, and, as a result, all local illnesses of flu-like symptoms will be presumed to be Swine Flu, said David Martin, health officer of the Chippewa County Health More...

LaSalle Inducts 1st Team, Six Individuals Into Hall of Fame

The St. Ignace Saints 1965 undefeated (8-0) football team and six individual athletes were inducted into the second annual LaSalle High School (LHS) Sports Hall of Fame during a banquet at Kewadin Shores Casino Saturday, October 17.   More...

Social

The Webers Land Two Salmon in Brevort Lake

Gloria and Rick Weber of Brevort Lake hold up two salmon they caught while fishing in Moran Bay with Jimmie Miller on his boat, The Lucky Two, Thursday, August 27. More...

Everson, Evashevski Are Named Students of the Month for LaSalle High School

Evan Everson and John Evashevski were named Students of the Month at LaSalle High School for September.   Evan Everson   More...

Rudyard Class of 1954 Celebrates 55 Years

Rudyard Class of 1954 celebrated its 55th class reunion Friday, July 24. More...

Obituaries

Leo Blank

Leo R. Blank, 70, of East Lake, died at his home early Tuesday morning, October 13, 2009, following a heart attack.   He was born in Chicago December 6, 1938, and grew up in White Cloud. He was the son of Roy and Helen (nee Thompson) Blank. More...

Hazel Decker

A memorial for Hazel Decker, 63, of Woodland, Pennsylvania, will be Saturday, October 24, at 11 a.m. at the United Methodist Church in St. Ignace. A family visitation will be at 10 a.m. at the church. More...

Columns

Michigan Politics

State Jobs Incentives Praised, Panned

Apart from the always-tricky matter of balancing the budget, Job One for the next governor will be jobs: creating them in a state that for months has lead the nation in unemployment -- 15.3% at last count. More...

St. Ignace

It’s the peak of the autumn season as colorful leaves gracefully fall to the ground, soon becoming crunchy to walk on for trick or treaters.   Bob and Linda Cheeseman of St. Ignace enjoyed the B.B. King concert in Sault Ste. More...

Brevort

There is a banner crop of apples this year. The wind is downing the apples as well as leaves of gold, red, and orange.   More...


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