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90 Artists Display at Marina

Arts Dockside Memorializes Carole Hague

Huddled under a tent in the Saturday morning rain, Howard and Jeanne Hague of St. Ignace accepted a plaque in memory of their daughter, Carole. The 34th annual Arts Dockside, at the St. Ignace Marina Saturday, September   More...

News

Stupaks Honored By Hospital

Top, Laurie and Bart Stupak (right) share stories with friends following the presentation of an award for their contributions to the new county and tribal hospital in St. Ignace. More...

Pickford Breakfast On the Farm Program Planned for September 17

A program called “Breakfast on the Farm” will be offered at Taylor Creek Farm in Pickford, also known as the Kronemeyer Dairy Farm, Saturday, September 17. The event will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. with breakfast served from 9 a.m. More...

Erickson Center Fundraiser Is Sunday

The Erickson Center for the Arts in Curtis will kick off “The Next Giant Step,” its campaign to raise funds to finish the lower level, Sunday, September 11, at 3 p.m.  The program will include a slide presentation with a history of t More...

Obituaries

Lester Hancock

Lester John Wellington Hancock, 92, of Dafter, died Tuesday, August 30, 2011, at War Memorial Hospital in Sault Ste. Marie.  He was born November 2, 1918, to James Herbert Hancock and Erma Renna (nee Atkinson) Hancock in Pickford.  Mr. More...

James Warner

James Anthony Warner, 75, of Goetzville, died Saturday, September 3, 2011, at home.  He was born March 5, 1936, in Goetzville, to Albert and Marjorie Madeline (nee Goetz) Warner. More...

Dorothy Lovitt

Dorothy Irene Lovitt of Concord passed away suddenly at her home Wednesday, July 27, 2011, at the age of 78.  She was born November 19, 1932, in Jackson to Wayne and Mabel Lucas.  More...

Island Will See Sewer Upgrade

Plans Underway, Chair Resigns

Tom Lewand, chairman of the Mackinac Island Board of Public Works (BPW), has resigned, leaving the city in a quandary as it is about to embark on a $6.5 million sewer plant renovation. More...

Farm Fair Begins Its 106th Year

This Week At Stalwart

The Chippewa County Stalwart Agricultural Fair is a lot of fun, said former fair board president Lawrence Johnson, but it is also a celebration of good old-fashioned hard work and dedication. More...

International Travel Growing

New Faces of Michigan Tourism

Nakamura Satosha hadn’t seen Mackinac Island in 25 years, but for him, a return journey to the Island wasn’t always just a car ride and boat trip away. More...

Idea Would Expand Dark Sky Park Along Whole Shoreline

Mackinaw City plans to continue improving biking and hiking in the village by updating the village Bike and Hike Plan through 2014. More...

Sports

Football

Saints Score Quickly In Win Over Red Devils   The St. More...

Gustafson Joins The St. Ignace News As Volunteer Student Photographer

Kristi Gustafson, 15, the daughter of Lara and Michael Gustafson of Brevort and a sophomore at LaSalle High School, has joined The St. More...

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Michigan Politics

Northern Tribal Leader Explores House Race

Over the centuries, Native Americans have been the most underrepresented group in Congress compared to the European American, African American, Latino, and Asian Pacific communities.  More...

Reflection on the 10th Anniversary of 9/11

VIEWPOINT   I used to think I was in control of my life. Prior to 9/11/01, life was predictable, normal. Get up in the morning, get the kids off to school, take the Metro into the office, do my job, go home, watch sports, call it a night. More...

DeTour

Although the calendar gives us another couple weeks of summer, we know the official end came with Labor Day. It was a varied weekend, weather-wise, with clouds, sun, wind, rain, and warm and cool temperatures, all within hours.  More...


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