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Ecology Will Be Focus at Frog Fest

At Les Cheneaux This Weekend

Young and old alike can leap headlong into an event-filled weekend Friday, July 8, through Sunday, July 10, as part of the Les Cheneaux area’s annual Frog Fest, a celebration of the community’s wetlands and marshes. More...

News

Garden Expressions Tour Is Saturday

The American Red Cross Garden Expressions Tour will feature six gardens Saturday, July 9, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Sault Ste. Marie area. Proceeds from the tour benefit the Chippewa County chapter of the Red Cross. More...

Mackinac Island City Council Grants Shepler’s Promotional Pricing, Addresses Ads

A late-season Internet boat ticket special was approved and the ability to deliver emergency freight after specified hours was confirmed by the Mackinac Island City Council for Shepler’s Mackinac Island Ferry Wednesday, June 15.  More...

John Shoberg Shares Patriotic Tales of American Flag

As part of the Les Cheneaux Historical Museum’s second annual Flag Day ceremony Sunday, June 12, Colonel John Shoberg, USA (Ret.) of Cedarville was invited to share some of the patriotic stories about the American flag that have moved him deepl More...

Opinion

Concerned About Change in Marina Oversight

To the Editor:  As one who has made use of the St. Ignace marina facilities for more than 40 years and had operated the Mackinac Island Marina for 10 years, I have great concern about any change in St. Ignace Marina oversight.  More...

Actions Suggested City Cooperation With Prospective Monopolist

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Will Miss St. Ignace This Year

To the Editor:  Around this time of year, we often would make plans to return to the St. Ignace area for a week’s vacation. Now that gas prices have fallen, the trip still looks favorable and inviting.  More...

Columns

Michigan Politics

Northern Districts Get Pass on Democrats Challenge

Democrats are still pushing alternatives to downstate redistricting plans for legislative and congressional seats that have just been passed by the GOP-ruled Legislature and sent to Republican Governor Rick Snyder.  More...

Mackinac Island

Riding around Mackinac, people see that the flowers are just beautiful. At Mission Point Resort, the flowers are so colorful. At the Cloghaun, the poppies are in full bloom, ranging in color from red to salmon. More...

DeTour

The results from the weekend’s holiday activities and contests will be published next week.  More...

All St. Ignace Teachers To Keep Jobs

Contract Negotiations Reduce Salaries

An agreement between the St. Ignace school board and the teachers’ union will preserve jobs for all of the current teaching staff at St. Ignace Area Schools. More...

Concerns, Support Weighed at Planned Ethanol Facility

Citizens from throughout the Eastern Upper Peninsula and beyond gathered at the Kinross Township Hall Tuesday, June 21, to seek answers from a panel of Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) experts and make comments of their own regarding a propo More...

Preservation Is Powerful Economic Tool, Expert Says

Mackinac Island Weighs Historic Preservation

The staggeringly positive impact local historic districts have on communities around the world, from Cleveland, Ohio, to Zaanstad, Netherlands, where city leaders and property owners use preservation to protect and increase their property investments More...

Social

Rudyard Honor Roll

Rudyard Middle School  Third Marking Period   More...

Area Students Named to LSSU Dean’s List

Local students named to the dean’s list at Lake Superior State University for the spring 2011 semester are: Leslie Booth of Cedar- ville, Jacob Wellnitz of Cedarville, Alicia Landreville of Hessel, Angela Cena of St. Ignace, Paul Davis of St. More...

Sports

Edwards, Team Kerr Are Grand Prize Winners at Sportsman’s Triathlon

The 2011 Hiawatha Sportsman’s Triathlon took place June 10 and June 11 at the Hiawatha Sportsman’s Club in Naubinway, where 31 fourperson teams competed in trap shooting, archery, and golf. More...

Obituaries

Virginia ‘Missy’ Myers

Virginia P. “Missy” Myers, 42, of Lakefield Township, died unexpectedly at her home in Lakefield Township Wednesday, June 29, 2011.  She was born July 5, 1968, in Flint, to Dallas and Darlene (nee Bigger) Hutchinson.  Ms. More...

James ‘Jimmy’ Obeshaw

James “Jimmy” Obeshaw, 70, of St. Ignace died Monday, July 4, 2011, at Northern Michigan Regional Hospital in Petoskey. Arrangements are incomplete and are in the care of Dodson Funeral Home of St. Ignace.   More...

Geraldine ‘Gerry’ Wise

Geraldine E. More...


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