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Sewer Plan May Be Split Apart

Stymied in efforts to push through a three-pronged sewer plan, consulting firm C2AE and the Clark Township Sewer Advisory Committee will recommend to the Clark Township board at the board's next meeting, Thursday, May 20, that each prong is treated More...

News

Justice Weaver ‘Will Not Be Bullied’

It's been intra-party Slam Week for Republicans seeking the gubernatorial nomination, and for GOP justices on the Michigan Supreme Court. More...

3 Variances Granted at Clark Twp. Zoning Board of Appeals

Three expansion projects will go forward, following three zoning variances granted by the Clark Township Zoning Board of Appeals Tuesday, April 27, for proposed accessory buildings on properties in Clark Township. More...

St. Ignace Recreation Board Hears Special Events Report

The St. Ignace Recreation Advisory Committee heard an update on recent special events by Recreation Director Scott Marshall Wednesday, May 12. More...

Sports

Saints Girls, Boys Capture St. Ignace Kiwanis Track Championships

The Saints girls and boys captured the championships of the St. Ignace Kiwanis Track and Field Invitational Monday, May 10. More...

Obituaries

John ‘Jack’ Derby, Jr.

John Maxwell “Jack” Derby, Jr., 86, of Cedarville, enjoyed a 20-year career in the U.S. Air Force and retired to the Upper Peninsula, where he held several jobs and was active in VFW Post Law White 7958. Mr. More...

Paul Foster

Paul Michael Foster, 63, of Onekama, formerly of Cedarville, was a teacher who managed Cedar Campus at Cedarville. Mr. Foster passed away Thursday, May 13, 2010, as the result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. More...

William Murphy

William C. Murphy, 80, of Brevort Lake Road in Moran, was a U.S. Navy veteran and later a business owner who worked as a machinist, shrimper, and trucker. Mr. Murphy died Wednesday, May 12, 2010, at his home. More...

Ironworkers To Be Honored With Sculpture

Nearly four years from now, a 25-foot-tall globe constructed from Ibeams will rest near the Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse off North Huron Avenue in Mackinaw City. More...

Tourism Taking a Slow Bounce Back

Economy, Fuel, Weather Are Wild Cards That Can Impact Tourism, Analysts Say

Tourism in Michigan is projected to increase this year, although it will not reach 2007 levels, nor will it make up for losses in last year's decline, said tourism analyst Dan McCole of Michigan State University at the Pure Michigan Governor's Confe More...

Birds of Prey Swoop Into Library

Program Visits Mackinaw City

Raptor specialist Jeremy Stoppa of the See-North organization ducked into a large wooden box with a gauntlet protecting his hand and arm, an audible thumping sound echoing within as he attempted to wrangle with the container's inhabitant. More...

Social

Holthams Mark 50th Wedding Anniversary

Dave and Rita Holtham of Lansing will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Friday, May 21, with family and friends in Lansing.   Mr. and Mrs. Holtham were married May 21, 1960, at St. Ignatius Loyola Catholic Church in St. Ignace.   More...

Births

Drake DePaul Joe and Kara DePaul of Drummond Island announce the birth of their son, Drake Joseph DePaul, born April 6, 2010, at 7:51 p.m. at Northern Michigan Regional Hospital in Petoskey. More...

Ashley Ryerse Earns Degree From MSU

Ashley Ryerse of East Lansing was graduated from Michigan State University with honors Saturday, May 8, in East Lansing. Ms. Ryerse earned a bachelor’s degree in the Department of Social Sciences, School of Social Work.   More...

Opinion

How Do Motel Owners Enforce New Smoking Ban?

To the Editor: More...

Articles Are Top Notch

To the Editor: I am writing to commend you and your staff on such an excellent written newspaper. The articles are top notch. More...

Columns

Michigan Politics

"Most importantly, justices should insist upon transparency, not secrecy."   Cheers for that. More...

Engadine-Gould City

Hello, everyone. The warm sunshine is definitely welcome, but the rain last week was much needed.   More...

Rudyard

Margaret LaPonsie is organizing the annual Rudyard Area Community Foundation Golf Scramble. The foundation offers scholarships to local seniors and grants to the schools. More...


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