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New Police Chief Says Education Tops Dept. Goals

Whether it's retraining officers, launching a bicycle licensing program to deter theft, or teaching business owners how to prevent fraud, as the new police chief, Mark Wilk says his philosophy is centered around education.   More...

News

Deadlines Approaching for Candidates in Upcoming Elections

The deadlines are as follows for all candidates seeking a judicial, state, county, township, or village office for the August 3 primary and November 2 general elections:   Judicial Candidates:   More...

By Request, Soo Locks To Open Early This Year, March 21

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will open the Poe Lock, part of the Soo Locks, in Sault Ste. Marie Sunday, March 21, at 7 a.m. More...

Date Set for Paquin/Cullen Trial

April 27 at the U.S. District Court in Marquette has been set for the trial of former Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians Police Chief Fred Paquin, 52, and his daughter, Mary Cullen, 28, both of St. Ignace.   More...

Sports

Saints, Trojans, Bulldogs Win Titles

The St. Ignace Saints won the Class C regional championship with a win over Negaunee Thursday, March 11, at Escanaba. More...

Girls Class C, D Regionals

Class C Regional #24 At Escanaba High School Saints Take Strong Punch, Survive With Regional Crown

The St. Ignace Saints girls took a heavy punch, trailing by 10 points after the first eight minutes, but survived with a 56-53 win over the Negaunee Miners at Escanaba High School Thursday, March 11.   More...

Panthers Season Ends in Regional Finals

The Pickford Panthers completed the year with a 19-5 overall record, won the Eastern Upper Peninsula Conference with a perfect 8-0 mark, and captured the district title, but the Panthers’ Cinderella season came to an end as the Johannesburg-Le More...

Movies Planned To Draw Crowds

St. Ignace Committee Adds to Summer Event Line-up

American Legion Park in St. Ignace will be transformed into an outdoor movie theater for 10 Sunday evenings from July 4 through September 5 as a part of the free weekly movie program funded with $15,000 from the St. Ignace Special Events Committee. More...

Island Ferries Begin Spring Runs

The Huron, Arnold Transit's steel-hulled ferry, began passenger service between Mackinac Island and St. Ignace Monday, March 15, and will continue daily operations, including Sunday service, weather permitting. More...

Sunday Boat Service To Be Extended

The final agreement negotiated between the City of Mackinac Island and the three commercial ferry boat companies will require Sunday service throughout the boating season. In the past, the day has been dropped from daily service in midwinter. More...

Social

Students Earn Academic Honors

Several local students were named to the dean’s list for the semester ending December 2009 at Ferris State University and Kendall College of Art and Design. More...

Students Named to CMU Dean’s List

Several students from the Eastern Upper Peninsula have been named to the dean’s list for the 2009 fall semester at Central Michigan University in Mount Pleasant. Earning academic honors are Cally Klimczak, Jodie Langstaff, and Colleen St. More...

Winberg Receives Academic Honors

Russell Winberg of St. Ignace has been named to the dean’s list for the 2009 fall semester at North Central Michigan College in Petoskey.   Mr. Winberg completed his first semester with a 3.90 grade point average. More...

Obituaries

Effie Sulcer

Effie M. Sulcer, 95, of Lansing and formerly of Engadine, died Thursday, March 11, 2010, at the Mother Teresa House in Lansing.   She was born January 30, 1915, to Matt and Barbara (nee Mihelcic) Ozanich.   More...

Eileen Fountain

Eileen Helen Fountain, 80, of DeTour Village, died Sunday, March 14, 2010, at War Memorial Hospital in Sault Ste. Marie.   She was born July 19, 1929, in Cushing, Oklahoma, to Basil and Bertha (nee Anderson) Cook.   More...

Donald Moisio, Sr.

Donald S. Moisio Sr., 70, a resident of the Newberry area, was a businessman in the Eastern Upper Peninsula and also had a 33-year career at the Newberry Regional Mental Health Facility. Mr. More...

Columns

Michigan Politics

Northern Congressmen Go Extra Mile(s)

Michigan's two northernmost congressmen, Representatives Bart Stupak (D-Menominee) and Dave Camp (R-Midland), represent more than half of Michigan 83 counties. They also have a big share of the hot-issues spotlight on Capitol Hill.   More...

Engadine Consolidated Schools

HOME OF THE EAGLES•KNOWLEDGE LETS YOU SOAR

Last week, I took a small group of students to a rally in Lansing for the Save Our Schools, Students and State (SOS) movement. We marched to the Capitol to bring our message to the legislators. More...

Brevort

Connie Paquin of the Rexton area reports seeing two robins in Evelyn Selby’s front yard this past week. Connie has spotted yellow and purple finches around her home. More...


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