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Townships Must Pay Half of Road Projects Up Front

Townships will now have to pay half of their match program road project's cost up front before work begins because of a change in the Mackinac County Road Commission's policy made Tuesday, June 22. More...

News

Michigan Politics

Michigan Issues Hit Washington

In her final months in office, term-limited Governor Jennifer Granholm faces major budget and other battles in Washington as well as in Lansing. More...

Minor Traffic Violations Are Bulk of About 30 Citations Issued During St. Ignace Car Show

Law enforcement agencies across the board in Mackinac County reported less criminal activity at this year's car show in comparison to past years, with most citations issued relating to minor traffic violations, for a total of about 30 citations this More...

Gros Cap School Will Offer Funds to St. Ignace for Athletics, Band

The Moran Township Board of Education voted to levy 16.8734 mills on non-homestead property, raising an estimated $961,784 in 2010 for the school's operations, during a meeting Monday, June 21.  More...

Sports

Brown Qualifies for Michigan Amateur Golf Tourney

Joe Brown, a senior at Ferris State University and a LaSalle High School graduate and St. More...

Paul Davis Earns GLIAC All-Academic Honors

Junior Paul Davis was among 23 athletes from Lake Superior State University to earn Great Lakes Interscholastic Athletic Conference All-academic spring sports honors. More...

45 Players Participate at Saints Hoops Camp

St. More...

Columns

Rexton-Garnet

Stopping by at the home of Connie Paquin for a short visit were friends and family from near and far, including Ada Hofga of Elmira, Mary Sparks from Cedar Springs, Fred and Dily Bisard of Wyoming, Michigan, and Carol Bolsma of Newaygo, as well as J More...

Mackinac Island

Our weather has been very wet and cool. It feels more like fall than the end of June. We are hopeful that July will bring lots of sunshine and warm weather.   More...

Engadine-Gould City

What a wonderful weekend. The weather was perfect and the Fourth of July parades and fireworks were spectacular.   More...

Weather, Crowds Perfect for 4th

Strong Attendance Reported at Local Parades, Festivities, Fireworks

Event organizers wanted to return the Fourth of July festivities in Cedarville to the way the celebration used to be, and with children eager to participate in contests and a warm summer day for the patriotic parade, the effort succeeded. More...

Moratorium Vote Delayed as Council Wants More Study

Pending Vote Stirs Mackinac Island Residents

A decision whether to impose a moratorium on the demolition of historic buildings has been postponed at least two weeks while the Mackinac Island City Council studies the legal ramifications and solicits more public testimony. More...

Social

Nicholas Reeves

Nicholas Raymond Thomas Reeves was sworn into the United States Army Tuesday, June 15.   Mr. More...

SFC David Livermore

Sergeant First Class David Livermore, Department of Veterinary Science, Academy of Health Sciences, was named the third quarter, FY10, Instructor of the Quarter, the U.S. Army Medical Department Center and School has announced.   More...

Airman Nicholas Benko

Air Force Airman 1st Class Nicholas R. Benko was graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.   He is the son of Steve Benko of St. Ignace Township, and nephew of Beverly McKenzie, of St. Ignace. More...

Obituaries

Gladys ‘Rusty’ Hunt

Gladys M. “Rusty” Hunt, 83, of Ann Arbor, played a significant role in the development of Cedar Campus, an InterVarsity Christian Fellowship training center for students at Cedarville. Mrs. Hunt died Sunday, July 4, 2010.   More...

Perry ‘Pete’ Holmes, Sr.

Perry "Pete" James Holmes Sr., 63, of Newberry, was selfemployed as a mechanic, store owner, mason, and carpenter who built many homes and other structures in locations across the Eastern Upper Peninsula. Mr. More...

Jean Brown

Jean M. Brown, 53, of Curtis died Thursday afternoon, July 1, 2010, at Northern Michigan Regional Hospital in Petoskey.   She was born July 23, 1956, in Revenna, Ohio, to John and Myrtle (nee Stone) O'Hare. More...


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