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Road-end Dock Dispute Is Taken By Road Board

In Cedarville, Commission Steps In To Exert Its Authority In Right-of-way

The Mackinac County Road Commission stepped in to mediate an ongoing dispute Tuesday, January 10, between the Clark Township board and property owners Mike and Diane Patrick, regarding whether the placement of a portable dock at the Park Avenue road- More...

Petoskey Hospital Joins Merger Ranks

5 Independent Hospitals Remain in U.P. and Soon, They Must Partner Up, Too

As smaller hospitals continue to search for marriages with larger, stronger hospital partners that will be able to pay for their expensive technology upgrades, Northern Michigan Regional Hospital in Petoskey has found a partner in McLaren Health Cent More...

City Fields Questions on Rate Hikes

St. Ignace residents will be paying more for water and sewer and will see a road millage on the ballot this spring, city council decided at its meeting Monday, January 16, held at the St. Ignace Public Library. More...

News

Congressman Benishek Compiles List of Every Vote Cast During First Year

To keep constituents in Michigan’s 1st Congressional District apprised of his voting record during his first year in office, as well as what legislation he has sponsored or cosponsored, U.S. More...

St. Ignace Schools Purchase ‘New’ Bus

St. Ignace Area Schools purchased a used bus using 2% grant funds from the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians. More...

Cedarville Snowmobile Race Postponed

The Blizzard 200 antique snowmobile race scheduled for Saturday, January 28, and Sunday, January 29, at Taylor’s Pit in Cedarville has been postponed, owing to a lack of snow. More...

Obituaries

Anna Matchinski

Anna L. More...

William ‘Chum’ Frazier

William J. “Chum” Frazier, 71, died at Northern Michigan Regional Hospital Sunday evening, January 15, 2012, following a short illness.  He was born at Evergreen Shores March 25, 1940, to Frederick J. More...

Maxine Evans

Maxine Evans, 81, of St. More...

Oil Spill Training Slated for St. Ignace Bay - Free Access

Exercise Monday through Wednesday

A training drill at St. Ignace will test techniques for recovering spilled oil in the Great Lakes Monday, January 23, through Wednesday, January 25, and will involve the U.S. More...

Races To Highlight Winterfest Action

Fans of Mackinaw City Winterfest will see a new art exhibit added to the festival, while the crowd-favorite activities of the Outhouse Race, chili cook-off, and frozen fish toss will be among the many to return. More...

City Concerned About Bicycle Rental Monopoly

A transfer of 200 bicycle rental licenses from Union Terminal Piers to a new company owned partly by Ira Green prompted concerns by the Mackinac Island City Council that one business owner is controlling too many rental bikes on the Island. More...

Historical Village Should Seek New Funding Sources

The Mackinaw Area Historical Society’s funding from the Village of Mackinaw City is not immediately in jeopardy, but the society should begin looking for other sources of income, Village Manager Don Beavers said at a historical society meeting More...

Sports

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Saints SAC, Season Winning Streaks Continue with Home Victory   St. More...

Bentley Records 100th Win; Saints Stay Perfect

Junior Richard Bentley recorded his 100th career win and the St. Ignace Saints went to 19-0 in dual matches this season after a 5-0 showing during the Sault Super Dual Invitational Saturday, January 14.  More...

St. Ignace Drops Matches; Girls To Host Competition

Saints Bowlers Drop Matches   St. Ignace bowlers dropped four matches at Cheboygan during Northern Michigan Bowling Association Conference competition Saturday, January 14.  St. More...

Columns

Michigan Politics

Benishek Gets Boost From Inman

In his quest for a second term, 1st District freshman Representative Dan Benishek (R- Crystal Falls) got a significant boost last week from a prominent below-thebridge Republican who had pondered a primary challenge against Benishek.  More...

Les Cheneaux

The second annual Santa Run took place Saturday, December 10. Last year a few runners wanted a reason to run in the winter, so a run was scheduled for December. Twenty-eight people, who paid $10 each, participated in the three events. More...

Engadine Consolidated Schools

Students find themselves at the end of the first semester’s marking period for Engadine Consolidated Schools. The last day for the semester and second quarter is Friday, January 20. More...


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