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Supreme Court: Quarry Not Liable in Bicycle Injury

The Michigan Supreme Court determined Friday, December 16, that O-N Minerals and Carmeuse Lime and Stone is not liable for the injuries bicyclist Debra McCue sustained in 2007 when she lost control of her bicycle on M-134 at the company’s Cedar More...

News

Rudyard Seeks Votes For Reader’s Digest Funds

The Rudyard community is competing in the Reader’s Digest “We Hear You America” campaign, in which towns across the U.S. can compete to win funds and promotional support, including a grant of up to $50,000 for community projects. More...

St. Ignace Library Board Will Hire New Director

St. Ignace Public Library Director Gina Kemp submitted her resignation to the library board Friday, December 16, having accepted a full-time position as a librarian at Kinross Correctional Facility. More...

St. Ignace Council Pay Reported For December

In December, St. Ignace City Council members received a total of $1,480 in compensation for meetings attended during the month. More...

Sports

St. Ignace Is First-time Champion at Rogers City Wrestling Invitational

The St. Ignace Saints wrestling team captured the Rogers City Invitational for the first time with a 5-0 record and compiled a 53-11 individual overall mark Thursday, December 29.  More...

2011 Year End Review: Successful Seasons for Basketball, Wrestling, Track, Football Teams

Hooping For A Cure: When the St. More...

Bantam Hockey Tournament Set To Begin January 6 at Little Bear

A Bantam B Hockey Tournament will be Friday, January 6, through Sunday, January 8, at Little Bear East Arena in St. Ignace. Games will begin at 3 p.m. Friday with the championship game at 4:30 p.m. Sunday.   More...

Columns

New Year’s Resolution: Seek The Other Side In Political Commentary

If you’re still looking for a New Year’s resolution at the start of what promises to be a very partisan 2012, here’s a suggestion: Once a week – or once a day, if you can – consult a political commentator with whom you m More...

Michigan Politics

First Lady Sue Snyder Shuns Adviser Role

During the eight-year reign of Democratic Governor Jennifer Granholm, First Gentleman Dan Mulhern was an effective key adviser on policy and politics. More...

Brevort

A Christmas Eve candlelight service was well attended at Trinity Lutheran Church in Brevort. Christmas Day, as we explained to Pastor Jeremy Winter, is often a different story. More...

Ideas Pour In For Hosting Ice Sailing Championships

St. Ignace is gearing up for its appearance on the world stage when the ice sailors arrive in February, and ideas are pouring in for how to make the town hospitable and provide amenities that the athletes, media, and spectators will need. More...

All Should Get Flu Shots, Experts Say

Local Vaccinations Plentiful

Well into the flu season, there still is plenty of time to receive a flu shot, and plenty of locations available to receive the immunization.  More...

Local Programs Aid Families in Need

Help Available To Pay For Utilities, Food

As the warmth of the holidays gives way to the bitter cold of January and February, some residents in Mackinac County are struggling with the increased burdens that result. More...

Social

Rosemary and Stan Ferris Celebrate 50th Wedding Anniversary

Stan and Rosemary Ferris of Atlanta, Georgia, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary October 28, 2011.  More...

Harper Cox Cooper Finch

Michael and Amanda Cox of Centerville, Ohio, announce the birth of their daughter, Harper Cathren Cox, born Monday, October 24, 2011, at Kettering Medical Center in Ohio. More...

Kaitlyn Meernik, Brent Malaski

Paul and Mary Meernik of Redford announce the engagement of their daughter, Kaitlyn Marie Meernik of Mt. More...

Obituaries

Gerry Oeffner

A memorial service for Gerry Oeffner will be at 1 p.m. Friday, January 6, 2012, at Sacred Heart Church in Cheboygan.  Mr. Oeffner died at his home in Cheboygan November 28, 2011. More...

Frances Dutcher

Frances Irene Dutcher, 82, of Hessel, died Thursday, December 29, 2011, in Sault Ste. Marie.  She was born January 23, 1929, in Hessel, to Henry Joseph and Mary Rachel (nee Perkins) Kramen. More...

Elmer ‘Bud’ Bradley

Elmer A. “Bud” Bradley, 79, of Sault Ste. Marie, formerly of Mackinac Island, died Sunday morning, January 1, 2012, at War Memorial Hospital in Sault Ste. Marie.  Mr. More...


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