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Investigators Seeking Cause of Plane Crash

Boy’s Condition Improving; Accident Claims 4 Family Members at St. Ignace

The cause of a plane crash near the Mackinac County Airport in St. Ignace that took the lives of a grandfather and his three granddaughters, leaving his young grandson the sole survivor, is undetermined. More...

News

Voters To Consider Bond Proposal for Engadine Schools

Pushes Debt Out Two Years for Technology, Buses

Engadine Consolidated Schools will ask voters during the August 3 primary election to approve a bond of $525,000 to be used to purchase buses, technology, and equipment. The bond would be paid with 0.16 mill levied against property. More...

30-year Millage Would Fund Fire Hall at Pickford Twp.

Pickford Township has proposed the construction of a new, nearly $1.1 million fire and ambulance hall, to be funded by a 30-year millage that will average 1.23 mills each year, according to township supervisor Jim Hill. More...

2 Millage Requests on Ballot

Newton Township will ask the public to approve two four-year millages, each for 0.9182 mill, at the primary election Tuesday, August 3. More...

Sports

All-American Games Set for Rudyard Summerfest

The emphasis of Rudyard's Summerfest this weekend will be on all-American games and activities, including baseball, basketball, volleyball, tractor pulls, and foot races. The twin themes of the main parade at 10 a.m. More...

Sixty Teams Compete in St. Ignace Red Hacker Basketball Tournament

Teams from the St. Ignace Coast Guard Station and former LaSalle High School students competing in the adult division of the Red Hacker Saturday, July 17. More...

Opinion

Appreciate the Loveliness of the Night Sky

To the Editor: My parents and grandparents taught me to appreciate the beauty of the earth.   More...

Downtown Fireworks Are Awesome, Dazzling

To the Editor: Wow! I just came back from watching the fireworks in downtown St. Ignace. I don’t know if you can use the word spectacular about these fireworks, but it comes close. More...

Fishing Heritage To Be Featured at Feast Saturday

Local whitefish dishes, an evening of live music, and a blessing honoring local commercial fishermen will be highlights of the St. Ignace Fish Feast Saturday, July 24, at the marina. More...

Island Calls Time Out on Demolition

Six-month Moratorium in Place Downtown

McNally Cottage got a six-month reprieve from the wrecking ball and Mackinac Island secured some breathing room when an emergency moratorium on demolition was enacted Wednesday, July 14. More...

How Did It Happen? Prison Break Studied

Two Escapees Caught and Transferred, One Killed at Kinross Correctional

Kinross Correctional Facility has returned to normal operations and two attempted escapees are being lodged at Marquette Branch Prison after an inmate at the Kinross Correction was fatally shot during an attempted escape Thursday morning, July 15. More...

Social

Feldhake, Hoolsema, Salo on Dean’s List

Joel Feldhake of Pickford and Brittany Hoolsema and Trent Salo, both of Rudyard, were named to the dean’s list for the 2010 spring semester at Calvin College in Grand Rapids.   More...

Peterson, Rutledge

Theresa Peterson and Derek Rutledge were united in marriage Monday, June 21, 2010, at Timberlee Hills in Traverse City with Mark McCool officiating. More...

Local Students Named to Dean’s List at Ferris State

Several local students were named to the dean’s list for the semester ending May 2010 at Ferris State University and Kendall College of Art and Design. More...

Obituaries

Mary Cruickshank

Mary Margaret Cruickshank, 92, of Pickford, died Friday, July 16, 2010, at Lake Leelanau.   She was born November 13, 1917, in Pickford to William and Anne (nee Sims) Stevenson.   More...

Stacey Bruce

Stacey L. Bruce, 35, of Newberry, died suddenly Friday evening July 16, 2010, as a result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. More...

Elizabeth Butkovich

Elizabeth Joyce Butkovich, 75, of Engadine, died Wednesday, July 14, 2010, at the Helen Newberry Joy Hospital Long Term Care Facility.   She was born June 21, 1935, in Redford Township, to Russell and Elizabeth (nee Grubbs) Bennett. More...

Columns

Michigan Politics

Campaigns in Home Stretch After Debates

With conclusion of often-contentious debates for the August 3 gubernatorial primaries, emphasis in these closing days of the campaign will be on airways and grassroots -- TV ads and get-out-the-vote efforts.   More...

Brevort

Miss Violet Gustafson of St. Ignace visited with her aunt and uncle, Marilee and Eric Barthelemy, and cousins, Tyler, Michael, and Erin, last week in Brevort. More...

DeTour

Did you know that exterior and location footage for a movie was shot last year in DeTour Village?  More...


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