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‘Somewhere in Time’ Will Be Adapted as Broadway Musical

“Somewhere In Time,” the popular novel by Richard Matheson and a motion picture starring Christopher Reeve and Jane Seymour that was filmed on Mackinac Island, is being adapted into a musical for Broadway. More...

News

Les Cheneaux School Sets Goal of Better Defining Committees

The Les Cheneaux Community Schools board elected a new treasurer at its Thursday, July 8, organizational and regular board meeting, decided to better define its committees, addressed how scholarships are handled, and set dates for this upcoming year More...

Ambulance Work Costs Less

A new ambulance box will cost $1,600 less than expected, saving five townships and the City of St. Ignace hundreds of dollars. More...

Mackinaw City Tackles Regulating Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Determining where medical marijuana dispensaries will be located in Mackinaw City, or if they will even be allowed in the first place, was one issue tackled during the Thursday, July 8, Mackinaw City Planning Commission meeting. More...

Sports

St. Ignace Saints Organize Basketball Camps for 4th through 10th Grades

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Golf Scramble Registration Ends July 23

The registration deadline for the Erickson Center for the Arts golf scramble is Friday, July 23. To register, contact Rick Soder at (906) 586- 3667 or (906) 586-9832.   The scramble will be Sunday, August 1, at 11 a.m. More...

1950s: Interest Strong in Fast Pitch Softball

St. Ignace was a hotbed for fast pitch softball during the late 1950s and 1960s. More...

Opinion

Mackinac Island’s Identity Is Based on Its Past

To the Editor: I am a fourth generation summer resident of Mackinac Island whose professional career has been as a land-use planning executive.   More...

Questions Two-day Holiday

To the Editor: There was another first for me while living in the U.P. The July 4th holiday was extended 24 hours to a two-day affair. Why? More...

St. Ignace, Gros Cap Schools Mull Cooperative Ideas

One Option on Table: Move 7th, 8th Grades to St. Ignace

The policy committees of Moran Township and St. Ignace Area Schools met Wednesday, July 7, to further discuss a St. Ignace proposal that would offer junior high band and athletic programs only to students attending St. More...

American Legion To Establish Retreat

Veterans Receive 520 Acres in U.P.

A historic 520-acre lumber camp in the U.P. More...

Social

Molly Therrian Named to Dean’s List

Molly Therrian of St. Ignace was named to the dean’s list for the 2010 spring semester at North Central Michigan College in Petoskey. Miss Therrian is pursuing a career in cardiac sonography. More...

Honor Roll Students Announced

Pickford High School   Fourth Quarter   9th Grade: Jessica Arman, Koryn Beacom, Phillip Coullard*, Victoria Cusick*, Christine Galloway*, Emily Gregg, Chelsea Kronemeyer, Jarred Lavigne, Elijah Leach, Olivia Smith, Jesse Strieter, Ca More...

Birth

Trevor McClure

John McClure and Courtney Kraemer of Moran announce the birth of their son, Trevor John McClure, born Friday, June 4, 2010, at War Memorial Hospital in Sault Ste. Marie. He weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces at birth and measured 20 inches in length. More...

Obituaries

Dorothy Layher

Dorothy Elizabeth Layher, 98, passed away Sunday, May 30, 2010, following a brief illness. While she lived most of her life on the east side of Detroit, she recently resided in Ann Arbor at Huron Woods. More...

Ellsworth Lee

Ellsworth Lee, 60, of Pickford, died Saturday, July 10, 2010, at Northern Michigan Regional Hospital in Petoskey.   He was born June 25, 1950, in Hessel, to Ellsworth and Lena Marie (nee Beaudry) Lee.   More...

Patrick Henry

Patrick Lee Henry, 61, of Hertford, served in the U.S. Coast Guard before owing a fishing charter. He was a volunteer fireman, aircraft pilot, and ham radio operator. Mr. Henry died Wednesday morning, July 7, 2010, in Chowan Hospital. More...

Columns

Michigan Politics

Changes at Natural Resources Boards

Over the decades, there has been intense political crossfire in Michigan on conservation and natural resource issues. More...

St. Ignace

With the beautiful weather we’ve been enjoying, folks are making the most of their summer toys -- boats, fishing gear, golf bags, camping equipment, and beach supplies.   More...

DeTour

All winners have been notified and the official results are in from the Fourth of July activities. It seems the big winners may have been the Fountain family, who hosted a reunion that boosted the population by 140 to 150 people. More...


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