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County To Request Support for Shelter

Mackinac County must determine how it will handle animals abandoned at the animal shelter after hours, because it currently does not provide options, Bob Robinson of the Michigan Department of Agriculture advised county commissioners Thursday, July More...

News

Mackinaw City Mulls Name Change From East Central to ‘Main Street’

Public comment should be received before East Central Avenue's name is changed to Main Street, the Mackinaw City facilities committee decided Wednesday, July 21. More...

Bat Tests Positive for Rabies in Mackinac County, LMAS Reports

A bat found in eastern Mackinac County has been tested positive for rabies, the Luce Mackinac Alger Schoolcraft District Health Department announced Friday, July 23. More...

Albany Trail Ride Registration Underway

Those interested in participating in the Albany Trail Ride to benefit a children’s cancer camp in Michigan are asked to contact Karen at The Albany at (906) 297-8321. The ride will be Saturday, September 18, in DeTour.   More...

Sports

Koivuniemi Family Hosts 18th Annual R.W. Open Scramble Golf Tourney

The Koivuniemi family hosted the 18th Annual R.W. Open Scramble Golf Tournament in memory of Reuben Wickstrom Koivuniemi at the St. Ignace Golf Club Thursday, July 22. The 35 golfers were members of the Koivuniemi family.   More...

Saints Football Players To Receive Equipment

LaSalle High School seniors and juniors are scheduled for football equipment handout Tuesday, August 3, at 6 p.m. Sophomores and freshmen will receive gear Wednesday, August 4, at 6 p.m. More...

Golf Notes

Visnaw, Ryerse Card Aces   At St. Ignace Golf Club   Ruth Visnaw shot her second hole-in-one Wednesday, July 14, on number seven and Paul Ryerse recorded his fifth ace Wednesday, July 21, also on number seven of the St. More...

Opinion

Adult Store Inappropriate for Family Shopping Center

To the Editor: Every summer I look forward to coming with my family to the Mackinaw City area, where we have a summer cottage that we have been coming to for several years. More...

Columns

Michigan Politics

Moderates Push Back

In Michigan and across the nation, including on Capitol Hill, moderate Republicans have long been in eclipse. Conservatives rule the GOP.   In closing days of August 3 primary campaigns there is, however dim, a flicker of moderate activity. More...

Engadine-Gould City

What a wonderful weekend for the town of Engadine, where many folks gathered for the all-class reunion Saturday, July 24, and Sunday, July 25, for Heritage Day.   More...

Mackinac Island

Sunday, July 18, a foggy, rainy evening, out of the fog appeared a beautiful sailboat from Hong Kong named Beau Geste, the first boat to cross the finish line in the 86th sailing of the Pure Michigan Bayview Mackinac Race. More...

St. Ignace History Day Is Saturday

Guided Tours, Demonstrations Planned

On St. More...

History Festival To Feature Tours

Mackinaw City Celebration Is August 7

Offering a taste of the 1880-to-1917 time period, the Mackinaw Area Historical Society will host two vintage base ball games, display a cedar bark wigwam, and offer free tours of its Heritage Village during the Mackinaw Area Historic Festival Saturd More...

Police Strategy Pulls in Businesses, Visitors

Directing the St. More...

Social

Lenior Attends Coast Guard Academy

Eric Lenior of St. Ignace has been recognized for superior academic achievement and leadership potential by the United States Coast Guard Academy. Mr. More...

Markstroms Celebrate 50 Years of Marriage

Charles and Mae Markstrom of Cedarville celebrated 50 years of marriage Saturday, June 5, at an open house at their home hosted by their children. The Markstroms married at Trinity Lutheran Church in Ironwood June 4, 1960.   More...

Birth

Colby Arnold

Glenn and Heather Arnold of St. Ignace announce the birth of their son, Colby Roy Arnold, born Tuesday, May 25, 2010, at Northern Michigan Regional Hospital in Petoskey. He weighed 9 pounds at birth and measured 20.5 inches in length. More...

Obituaries

Carl Reich

Carl William Reich, 48, of Pickford, was a master electrician who owned and operated his own electric service business and a Cedarville hotel. Mr. Reich died Friday, July 23, 2010, at Northern Michigan Hospital in Petoskey. More...

Elizabeth Ann Kelly

Elizabeth Ann Kelly died at her Bois Blanc Island home on July 14, 2010. She was the daughter of Lois Eleanor Maher and Herbert R. Slusser formerly of St. Paul, Minnesota. More...

Pauline Huffman

Pauline L. Huffman, 65, a longtime resident of Newberry, died at her home surrounded by her family and Northwoods Home Health and Hospice Thursday, July 22, 2010.   She was born August 3, 1944, in Munising to Louis J. More...


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