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Suburban Carryall Has Aura of Mystery

A hidden gem among many of the hot rods and old classics, a 1958 GMC Suburban Carryall in tartan tur- quoise was named one of the top 40 entries at the St. Ignace Car Show Saturday, June 25. More...

News

Mackinac County Extends Part-time Animal Control Helper for Three Weeks

Motorists going through the toll booths at the Mackinac Bridge will have an image taken of their vehicle’s license plates in the near future, Mackinac County Sherriff Scott Strait told the Mackinac County Board of Commissioners June 23. More...

Lions Clubs’ Project Kidsight Receives $2,500 Tribal Donation

The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians has donated $2,500 to Project Kidsight to put toward the purchase of a Pedia Vision screening camera. More...

For the Record

As clarification to last week’s story about the St. More...

Sports

East Holds On To Defeat West 28-20 in Fourth U.P. All-Star Football Game

The East held on to defeat the West, 28-20, during the fourth annual Upper Peninsula All-Star football game at the Superior Dome in Marquette Saturday, June 25.  The East, coached by Josh Rader of Pickford, held a 14-7 lead at halftime and incre More...

Sports Briefs

DeTour To Host 5K Run/Walk July 2  The annual DeTour 5K run/walk will be held Saturday, July 2. The race will start at the pavillion near DeTour High School at 9:30 a.m. Registration for the event is from 8 to 9 a.m. More...

Sarah Dehring Is Named Volleyball Coach at Alma

Sarah Dehring, who played high school volleyball at Mackinac Island and college volleyball at Ferris State University, will now be the head volleyball coach at Alma College.  More...

Columns

Michigan Politics

No Surprise: Remapping Favors GOP

While some downstate lawmakers fret, incumbent northern Republicans have much to cheer about the way their ruling colleagues in the Legislature have drawn new districts in the wake of the 2010 Census.  More...

Les Cheneaux

What a great weekend we just had, with warm, bright sunshine. Folks at the resort were so happy to be here, even if it did rain most every day last week.  More...

Rudyard

With the Fourth of July holiday soon approaching, it seems like summer will be over faster than it has started. With the warmer weather also comes many festivals and activities within our community.  More...

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Slideshow - 2011 St. Ignace Car Show - Free Access

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Auto World VIPs Spot Future Trends

The Viper Will Make Comeback

Within a few years, cars will talk to each other, said Reggie DiRezze of Warren, a retired General Motors engineer with the company’s research and development division. More...

Holiday Events Planned Across Local Area

Independence Day is Monday, July 4, and celebrations are planned in local communities on the following schedule:  St. Ignace  Crowning of the royal court Saturday, July 2, will begin St. More...

Social

Wyse, Moore, Bennett Take Essay Prizes

Three students from Engadine High School have been named local winners in the 42nd annual America and Me Essay Contest, Ben Wyse, first place; Brooke Moore, second, and Samantha Bennett, third. More...

DeTour Schools Honor Roll

DeTour Middle and High School Third Quarter

7th Grade: Robert Autore*, Mitchell Black, Jake Dudeck, Matthew Gratowski*, Zackary Kelly, Millie Reed, Aniceto Spohn, Kaitlynn Van- Daele.  8th Grade: Michael Bailey, Holly Burton, Benjamin Jefsen, Sean Kelly, Katelyn LaPoint*, Amber Mandrell, More...

State Trooper Michael Poliski Completes Specialized Training

Trooper Michael Poliski of the St. Ignace Michigan State Police Post has completed specialized training that will enhance the department’s ability to detect and arrest drugged or impaired drivers, the post announced Monday, June 6.  More...

Obituaries

Leonard Pitko

Leonard Pitko, 94, of DeTour, died Tuesday, June 21, 2011, in Sault Ste. Marie.  He was born September 28, 1916, in North Braddock, Pennsylvania, to John and Sophia (nee Merva) Pitko.  More...

Jeanne Farnsworth

Jeanne E. Farnsworth, 70, of Curtis, died Wednesday morning, June 22, 2011, at Golden Leaves Living Center in Newberry, following a lengthy illness.  She was born August 22, 1940, in Laurium, to Homer and Evelyn (nee Auno) Kristo.  More...

Sylvester ‘Moe’ Mrozek

Sylvester “Moe” Mrozek, 88, of Raber, died Sunday, June 19, 2011, at Mackinac Straits Hospital Long Term Care Facility in St. Ignace.  He was born December 24, 1922, in Raber to Jacob and Louise (nee Klamerus) Mrozek.  More...


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