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Honoring Fallen Soldiers

Two war heroes from the Eastern Upper Peninsula who lost their lives serving in Afghanistan in 2009, Army Sergeant Christopher Griffin from Kincheloe and Army Specialist Brendan Steffey from Sault Ste. More...

News

Art Underwood Honored for Service to City Planning Commission

To honor his service to the City of St. Ignace as the chairman of the planning commission, the City Council officially designated Monday, May 24, as “Art Underwood Day.”   More...

Gros Cap School Hires Teacher

With applications for the second round of federal Race to the Top grants nearing, the Moran Township Board of Education agreed Monday, May 17, to support the state's application for the money. More...

Friends of St. Ignace Library To Meet

The Friends of the St. Ignace Public Library will meet Thursday, June 10, at 6 p.m. at the library. More...

Sports

Seniors Dominate LaSalle Athletic Awards; Mortensen, Elmblad Earn Top Honors

The senior class at LaSalle High School (LHS) dominated the annual athletic honors presented during the awards ceremony Monday, May 24. Eighteen students received honors, including 14 seniors, two juniors, and two sophomores.   More...

Ingalls Named BCAM Coach of the Year

Dorene Ingalls of St. Ignace has been selected by the Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan as the girl’s regional and Class C Coach of the Year. More...

Pickford Girls, Cedarville Boys Win EUPC Track Titles

The Cedarville Trojans boys and Pickford Panthers girls captured the Eastern Upper Peninsula Conference (EUPC) track and field titles during the league meet at Pickford Thursday, May 27. More...

Opinion

Questions Approach of Animal Control

To the Editor: I have often witnessed micromanagement from the Mackinac County Board of Commissioners. No rule, law, or policy gives them the right to subjugate anything or anyone when it comes to county departments.   More...

Columns

Michigan Politics

‘Career Politician’ Often a Bum Rap

In primaries for the top state and federal spots on the August 3 Michigan ballots, "outsiders" are playing to the anti-political establishment sentiment that abounds across the nation. Hiss-boo to "career politicians."   More...

St. Ignace

Brevort Lake Campground is a favorite place for many families from St. Ignace. Cookie Thomas returns each year and enjoys his daily walk as he visits along the way. More...

Engadine & Gould City

Hello everyone. It was a wonderful Memorial Day weekend, with great weather.   The Department of Natural Resources and Environment's free fishing weekend will be Saturday, June 12, and Sunday, June 13.   More...

Way Is Clear for EUP Wind Farms

With Thousands of Acres Already Under Contract, Rudyard Twp. Moves Forward

The way has been cleared for wind farm development at Rudyard, after all recommendations about windmills suggested by the local planning commission were adopted by the Rudyard Township board Tuesday, May 18.   More...

Shier Heads Police Post at St. Ignace

When he was a rookie Michigan State Police trooper in 1990, Joe Shier set a 20-year goal of becoming a post commander. Beginning his career at the Owosso post, he never fathomed his goal would be right on target.   More...

Island Property Values Dip 5%

But City May Hold the Line on Millage

Property values are falling on Mackinac Island, however, Finance Committee members want to hold the city's overall millage at 8.0472 mils, the same as last year's level, a recommendation they will take to city council. More...

Social

Gabriel Honored by Coast Guard

Petty Officer Third Class Alexander Gabriel was named Sailor of the Month for April for United States Coast Guard Station St. Ignace. More...

Birth

Noah McLennan

Ned and Glory McLennan of St. Ignace are the parents of a son, Noah Gene McLennan, born Wednesday, March 31, 2010, at Northern Michigan Regional Hospital in Petoskey. He weighed 10 pounds, 10 ounces at birth and measured 22.5 inches in length. More...

Nick Montie Earns Academic Honors

Nick Montie of St. Ignace was named to the dean’s list for the spring 2010 semester at Lake Superior State University. Mr. Montie is a 2008 LaSalle High School graduate and is studying criminal justice.   More...

Obituaries

Jeanette Nacker

Jeanette M. Nacker of Clinton Township and a seasonal resident of Caribou Lake near DeTour Village for 40 years was born in Ironwood, Michigan. More...

Ronald Colegrove

Ronald B. Colegrove, 48, of St. Ignace, died unexpectedly Wednesday afternoon, May 26, 2010, at War Memorial Hospital Emergency Room in Sault Ste. Marie.   He was born in St. Ignace March 10, 1962, to Louis and Phyllis (nee Moses) Colegrove. More...

Charles ‘Chuck’ Haapala

Longtime Naubinway resident Charles E. "Chuck" Haapala, 74, was a U.S. Navy veteran who went on to a career as a conservation officer. Mr. Haapala died Thursday morning, May 27, 2010, at Marquette General Hospital in Marquette. More...


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