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Workshop Gives Fine Points of Service

Tourists may by attracted by the natural beauty and relaxed, friendly pace of communities in Mackinac County, said MSU Extension director Michelle Walk, but it could ultimately be the customer service experience in these locales that keeps them comin More...

News

Sault Tribe Announces Primary Election Results; Voting Is in June

Unofficial primary results for this year’s tribal board election were announced Friday, May 21, by the Sault Tribe Election Committee. More...

Pickford Farmers Market Will Open for Season This Thursday

The Pickford Farmers Market will re-open Thursday, May 27, for this season. The market will be open every Thursday, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., in the parking lot behind the town hall in Pickford.   More...

1st Steps Taken for Community Hall

The Clark Hill law firm will be Brevort Township's bond attorney for the grant and loan used to develop the township's new community center, the Brevort Township board decided at a special meeting Friday, May 21. The board also selected R.S. More...

Sports

St. Ignace Saints Sweep Regional 2 Track Titles

The St. Ignace Saints girls and boys swept the Division 2 track and field regional championships at Ishpeming High School Friday, May 21.   St. More...

DeTour Girls, Boys Capture EUPC Golf Crowns

DeTour girls and boys captured the Eastern Upper Peninsula golf championships at Engadine Thursday, May 20.   More...

Saints Win SAC Golf Meet

Saints Down Hurons In SAC Golf Match   The St. Ignace Saints golf team took a 164-to-196 Straits Area Conference road win over the Rogers City Hurons Tuesday, May 18.   More...

Columns

Environmental Scorecards

Michigan Politics

If there's any organization that holds feet of state politicians to the fire -- or at least to the bright light of public scrutiny -- on environmental issues, it is the Michigan League of Conservation Voters (MLCV).   More...

Brevort

Garage sales are a lot of work, but we love them anyway. The big plus is visiting with the people who stop to check your wares. New neighbors Gerald and Denise Montie dropped by our sale, and old friends George and Jo Ford visited with us.   More...

St. Ignace

As the month of May fades away, we’re rediscovering great outdoor activities, including walking the boardwalk or just taking time out on a bench overlooking calm, blue waters. More...

Preservation Goals at Crux of Island Debate

History, Commerce Are Concerns

A pair of meetings about historic preservation on Mackinac Island, specifically concerning the proposed demolition of the 119-year-old McNally residence on Main Street, resulted in a citizen pledge to petition the city for a moratorium on building d More...

Parade, Fort Events Are This Weekend

Mackinaw City

One of Mackinaw City's busiest weekends is quickly approaching, as a parade will wind through the heart of the village Saturday, and a historical re-enactment of a major victory for the Ottawa over British soldiers will take place each day during Me More...

Memorial Day Services Planned

Memorial Day, a holiday to commemorate those who died in military service to the United States, will be celebrated in local communities Saturday, May 29, Sunday, May 30, and Monday, May 31. The traditional holiday is the last Monday in May. More...

Social

‘Our Lives Are Before Us’- Cedarville Class of 2010 Marks Commencement

17 Earn Diplomas

Several themes ran concurrently at the Cedarville High School graduation ceremony, held Sunday, May 23, at the John Duncan Gymnasium.  More...

LaJoices Will Celebrate 60th Wedding Anniversary

Jerome and Barbara LaJoice of St. Ignace will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Thursday, May 27.   They were married May 27, 1950, at the St. Ignatius Loyola Catholic Church in St. Ignace. More...

Grace Adrian

Birth

Tim and Elizabeth (nee Skrzypczak) Adrian of Frisco, Colorado, announce the birth of their daughter, Grace Marie Adrian, born Tuesday, May 18, at St. Anthony Summit Medical Center in Frisco. More...

Obituaries

David Marshall

Graveside services for David B. Marshall will be Saturday, May 29, at 1 p.m. at the St. Ignatius Loyola Catholic Cemetery in St. Ignace with the Reverend Pawel Mecwel officiating. Mr. Marshall passed away September 7, 2009, in Milwaukee. More...

Opinion

New Bus Fleet Not Needed

To the Editor: With the struggling economy and unemployment in the area, we all need to conserve.   Learning is priority and you can find an economical way to balance the budget.   We don't need:   1. A new bus fleet. More...

Let’s Keep Our Remaining Wild Lands as They Are

To the Editor: How can a group promote all-terrain riding and call itself Concerned Citizens for the Forest? It doesn’t make sense. It should be called Concerned Citizens for ATVs.   More...

St. Ignace News Policies

Letters: All responsible letters will be considered for publication and may be edited. They must be signed and a telephone number must be included for verification. More...


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