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2nd Port May Set Ordinance

Mackinaw City May Defend Its Interests With Straits Ferries

The Mackinaw City Village Council will draft the framework for a ferry boat license ordinance, after learning from its attorney, Clark Hill, that the village has the authority to license such operations. More...

News

New Computer Software Allows Quick Records Check

$20,000 Grant Provides Database So the St. Ignace Police Dept. Can Analyze Data

Using newly acquired computer software, officers at the St. Ignace City Police Department will now be able to look up criminal records in a matter of minutes and analyze data to identify crime trends.  More...

Michigan Works! May Close June 30 If Federal Funding Disappears

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Electric Rates Could Climb 8% For Cloverland Co-op Customers

Mackinac Island Intervenes in Cloverland Filing

Cloverland Electric Cooperative customers could see an estimated 8% increase in rates this year based on the rising cost to purchase power and operate equipment and the system. More...

Sports

St. Ignace Saints Tournament Run

Quarterfinals: Elmblad Scores Quadruple Double as Saints Breeze Past Blazers

Senior Nicole Elmblad is closing out her illustrious career in strong fashion as the Class C Player of the Year and runner-up for Miss Basketball recorded a rare quadruple double with 24 points, 13 rebounds, 10 steals, and 10 assists to lead the St. More...

St. Ignace Saints Tournament Run

Semifinals: This Time, Saints Take Care of Business With Win Over Flint Hamady

Flint Hamady has been on the minds of the returning St. More...

Town of St. Ignace – and Its Friends – Celebrate Tournament Run

Saturday, March 19, was certainly “a good day to be a Saint,” a slogan printed on 300 white T-shirts and worn by many in the Saints crowd in the stands at the Breslin Center who witnessed the St. More...

5 Seek County Position

Oliver House, Tim Matelski, David Sudol, Kimberly Hagen, and Walter “Jerry” Murray have each asked to be appointed to a vacant seat on the Mackinac County Board of Commissioners, it was announced after letters of interested were opened by More...

Ferry Rules Adopted

Mackinac Island has a new ferry boat ordinance, franchise application, and a franchise form. The documents were approved unanimously during a special council meeting Wednesday, March 16, with a few changes made to the draft ferry boat ordinance. More...

Social

Engadine Honors Students of the Week

Krista Metcalf and Hannah French were named students of the week at Engadine Consolidated Schools for the week of March 7, and Tia Miller and Chad Hollingshead were students of the week for March 14.  More...

Gustafson Joins Coldwell

Patricia Gustafson has joined Coldwell Banker Schmidt Realtors as a sales associate working out of the Naubinway office. Previously, she was a registered nurse and has retired from the Luce Mackinac Alger Schoolcraft Health Department.  More...

Students Named To Northern Michigan University Dean’s List

Local students named to the dean’s list with a 4.0 grade point average at Northern Michigan University for the fall 2010 semester are: Nina Nelson of St. More...

Obituaries

Calvin Rogers

Calvin L. Rogers, Sr., 83, of Mackinac Island and St. More...

Jeannette Pearce

Jeannette Pearce, 97, of Sault Ste. Marie, passed away Monday, February 21, 2011, at War Memorial Hospital in Sault Ste. More...

Thomas Wilder

Thomas Vincent Wilder, 99, of Mackinac Island, died Saturday, March 19, 2011, at his home at Surrey Hills.  He was born February 16, 1912, in Ohio, to Reverend Alfred J. and Lilla (nee Sheppard) Wilder.  More...

Columns

Michigan Politics

Unifier Gerald Ford Honored

“The people of Michigan are proud to call Gerald Ford one of our own. ...When we needed unity, he was our unifying force.”  — Senator Carl Levin  More...

Brevort

Congratulations to the Lady Saints, their coach, Dorene Ingalls, and assistant coach, Doug Ingalls, on the state championship win. It was a great game. We watched it on television, and when we yelled, Chippy would bark excitedly. More...

Engadine & Gould City

Welcome, spring! It has been a long time coming but, as we know, winter isn’t over yet, so don’t put away those shovels or winter clothes.  More...


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