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Hoteliers Look at All Angles of Room Assessment Increase

If It Passes on Second Try, Should Focus Be on Advertising, or Events?

When St. More...

Clark Priority List Fine-tuned

In a meeting to discuss Clark Township’s priorities regarding multiple municipal projects Tuesday, May 24, the township board made no official decisions, but instead reinforced its commitment to the township recreation park and Hessel Beach, di More...

News

Health Department, Animal Control, and Dam Project Come Before County Commission

The number one cause of death in Luce, Mackinac, Alger, and Schoolcraft (LMAS) counties, those that comprise the eastern part of the U.P., is heart disease, followed by cancer, stroke, and lower respiratory disease. More...

Maritime Festival in Mackinaw City Is Scheduled for June 11

The second annual Mackinaw Maritime Festival will be Saturday, June 11, beginning at 9 a.m. at various sites in Mackinaw City.  More...

‘Our Students Responded to a Higher Level’ – 52 Earn LaSalle Diplomas

Of the 52 seniors at LaSalle High School, 25 of them, almost half of the class, was graduated with honors with a “B” or better grade point average over their four-year high school career. More...

Sports

Saints Place in SAC Track

St. Ignace Girls Take SAC Title;  Boys Place Third  The St. Ignace Saints girls raced to the championship of the Straits Area Conference and the boys finished third at Cheboygan Monday, May 23.  More...

LaSalle High School Athletes Receive Year-end Awards

More Awards Were Reported in the May 26 Issue

The United States Marine Distinguished Award is received by (on left) Lauren Winkelman and Landon Marshall. Abby Chambers and Carl Ingalls received the United States Army Award. More...

Brimley Girls, Cedarville Boys Win EUPC Track Championships

The Brimley Bays girls and the Cedarville Trojans boys dashed to the Eastern Upper Peninsula Conference track and field championships Thursday, May 26.  The Brimley girls set three new school records and one DeTour girls school record was tied d More...

Opinion

Reinstated Funds Mean Good News for Michigan Schools

The last few weeks have certainly been busy. More...

Manager Law Aims To Solve Problems

Intervention Possible, But Unlikely, for City

Recent legislation from Lansing that grants broader powers to emergency financial managers is generating headlines across the state and in the national media, but a closer look at the legislation shows the law is designed to help local governments in More...

Gustafson, Spry Are Candidates

St. Ignace Superintendent Search Narrows

Six applicants for the superintendent position at St. Ignace Area Schools were narrowed to just two following school board interviews Monday, May 23, and Wednesday, May 25. The candidates are Don Gustafson, principal of LaSalle High School in St. More...

Remembering the Fallen

Stirring speeches all share one characteristic: They feel real and true because they’re spoken from the bottom of the heart.  Mike Lehto, the commander of the St. More...

Social

Top Senior Academic Achievers Recognized by School Districts

The Eastern Upper Peninsula Secondary School Principals Association presented 96 students with Principals Awards for academic achievement during a luncheon Wednesday, May 18, at Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island. More...

Marshall, Horn Named LaSalle High School’s May Students of the Month

Landon Marshall and Annemarie Horn have been selected as May Students of the Month at LaSalle High School.  Landon Marshall  More...

Mackinaw City Class of ‘61 To Host All-class Reunion

The Mackinaw City High School Class of 1961 will host an all-class reunion Friday, June 3, from 5:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the St. Anthony’s Catholic Church reception hall. All graduates from Mackinaw City High School may attend. More...

Obituaries

Evelyn Burgess

A graveside service for Evelyn Doris Burgess (nee Lovegrove) will be at the Ozark Grace Brethren Cemetery in Ozark at 1 p.m. Monday, June 6. Mrs. More...

Jon Anthony Corp

An Indian burial ceremony, led by Pipe Carrier Darryl Brown, was held Saturday, May 14, 2011 in Gros Cap Cemetery to honor Jon Anthony Corp, the great, great, great, grandson of Chief Anse. More...

Constance ‘Connie’ Ygeal

Constance Freda “Connie” Ygeal, 63, formerly of Goetzville, passed away Saturday, May 28, 2011, at her home at Meridian Heights Adult Foster Care in Sault Ste. Marie.  She was born October 31, 1947, in Sault Ste. More...

Columns

Michigan Politics

Chrysler Pays Off Another Bailout

More than a quarter of a century ago, several states, led by Michigan, joined the Carter administration and the Democratic-ruled Congress to assemble loan guarantees that saved Chrysler from bankruptcy.  More...

Brevort

I love garage sales, especially our own, because the people who stop by, neighbors, strangers, and travelers, all have a story to tell. We met Dan and Barb Leach of Linwood, who have a vacation home nearby.  More...

Les Cheneaux

It was great to hear from Joan and Jerry Stewart in Kentucky. They’re looking forward to spending the summer here in Les Cheneaux. This will be their 19th summer and they’ve appreciated every one of them. Jerry loves to fish. More...


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