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City Turns Down Study for Bridge

A feasibility study to construct a pedestrian bridge over I-75 to link the Father Marquette National Memorial with the state's Welcome Center and Straits State Park will not receive financial support from the City of St. More...

News

County Road Commission Edits Union Contract

County road workers will work 10-hour days from April through November and have insurance for their families for two years after retirement under union contract changes approved by the Mackinac County Road Commission Tuesday, March 30. More...

Friendly Competition Heats Up in the Winkelman Family Kitchen

Passion for Cooking Brings Family Together

Cooking aficionado Rob Winkelman of St. Ignace says he'll never turn down a request for one of his family's famous recipes -- just don't ask him for any photos. More...

Mackinaw City Council Delays Decision To Host Political Tea Party Forum

Village To Pursue OK for Beach Cleaning

Following a thorough line of questioning, the Mackinaw City Village Council tabled a request to hold a political Tea Party rally at the Mackinaw Bay Trading Company on South Huron and requested the applicant, Patti Vincent, provide more information More...

Obituaries

Joseph Sullivan

Joseph Polmear Sullivan, 84, was a teacher in Mackinaw City in the 1950s before moving on to a career in the Romeo district. Mr. More...

Cheryl DeWitt Horn

Cheryl DeWitt Horn, 60, of Grand Rapids, passed away Saturday, March 20, 2010, at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago with her family at her side. More...

Arleene Moock

Arleene Gayle Moock, 73, a resident of St. Clair Shores for 44 years and a former resident of Pickford, passed away Wednesday, March 31, 2010.   Mrs. Moock was a retired hairdresser and owner of Raynard Beauty Salon. More...

Opinion

Compromise Is Best Option in Wind Farm Decision

To the Editor: More...

GUEST EDITORIAL

Setting the Record Straight on Health Care Reform

I am writing this to set the record straight, answer questions, and clarify the significant role I was able to play in the historic health care legislation passed by Congress.   More...

New Program Targets Paths to Prosperity

Public Can Learn How To Help Make It Happen, Workshop Instructors Say

When it comes to discussing the state of today's economy in Michigan, some people might think the word prosperity doesn't apply. More...

Phones To Access Tours of Village

Mackinaw City

While exploring Mackinaw City this summer, visitors will have the option of reading about points of interest on informational signs, or they can punch in a number on their cellular telephones to listen to a recorded message explaining the site and i More...

Board Slows Sewer Decision

Clark Township

After a consulting firm presented an in-depth, multi-faceted sewer system proposal a week ago, the Clark Township board elected at a Thursday, April 1, special meeting not to get caught up in the swiftly moving current that was pushing them to make More...

Social

Goatley, Smith Are USGC Employees of the Month

Seaman Thomas Goatley and Petty Officer Second Class Richard Smith were Employees of the Month for January and February, respectively, for the United States Coast Guard Station St. Ignace.   More...

Damron, Fitzpatrick Are LaSalle’s Students of the Month

Stephanie Damron and Shea Fitzpatrick have been named Students of the Month for February at LaSalle High School.   Stephanie Damron   More...

Tyler Bosley Completes Aerospace Medicine School

Navy Hospitalman Recruit Tyler Bosley, son of Yvonne and Robert Bosley of Goetzville, has been graduated from Aerospace Medicine School. More...

Sports

Elmblad Named Player of the Year; St. Ignace Coaches, Team Receive Top Honors

The St. Ignace basketball program walked away with several accolades when Eastern Upper Peninsula athletes, teams, and coaches received top honors during voting by U.P. More...

Gerrit Mortensen Named Class A-B-C Player of the Year

Senior Gerrit Mortensen, the top scorer in the Upper Peninsula this season with a 30.4 average, became just the second player from LaSalle High School to be selected as the Class A-B-C Player of the Year since its inception in 1985. More...

Elmblad, Mortensen Named Top Hoops Players in SAC

LaSalle High School junior Nicole Elmblad and senior Gerrit Mortensen were selected Players of the Year by the coaches in the Straits Area Conference (SAC) Wednesday, March 17. More...

Columns

Michigan Politics

Voters Slow To Warm To Heating Races

With just four months before the parties pick their nominees, some lively races are developing for governor, Congress, and the Legislature. But voter interest has been slow to develop.   Is that because of lackluster candidates? More...

Les Cheneaux

School is back in session once more after a wonderful spring break. Several college students were home for the Easter weekend, including Amy and Emily Winberg, Lauren Izzard, and Rebecca Bickham. It’s always nice to see those smiling faces. More...

Engadine & Gould City

Hello, everyone. What a wonderful spring break we had.   The annual winter sports banquet for Engadine Consolidated Schools will be Thursday, April 8, at 7 p.m. at the Hiawatha Sportsman’s Club, east of Engadine. More...


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