March 8, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Bowlers Make State Finals Bid

LaSalle High School bowlers finished their season with a showing at the state finals, with senior Joe Snowaert finishing 19th, freshman Sharman Colegrove placing 32nd, and the girls team finishing in 12th place. More...

News

McLaren Health Care Corp. May Purchase Cheboygan Memorial Hospital

Cheboygan Memorial Files for Bankruptcy

Cheboygan Memorial Hospital announced Thursday, March 1, it filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The hospital will remain open as it restructures and is eventually sold.  More...

Police Offer Drop Box Program

Disposal Of Drugs Easier In Mackinaw City

People in the Mackinaw City area now have a permanent location at the police department to drop off their unused drugs, and this is important, Mackinaw City Police Chief Patrick Wyman said, because prescription drug abuse is the biggest problem for l More...

Marquette Hospital Joins Duke Lifepoint

Marquette General Health System announced Tuesday, March 6, it plans to join Duke LifePoint Healthcare. The Upper Peninsula hospital is the most recent of several Michigan hospitals that have announced they will join larger health systems. More...

Obituaries

Dorothy Cobb

Dorothy Ann Cobb, 63, of Sault Ste. Marie, passed away Monday morning, February 20, 2012, at University of Michigan Hospital in Ann Arbor.  More...

Joseph ‘Snapper’ Bazinaw

Joseph “Snapper” Bazinaw, 78, of Mackinac Island, died early Monday morning, March 5, 2012, at Mackinac Straits Health System following a lingering illness.  More...

Robin O’Brien

Robin Ann O’Brien, 57, of St. More...

At Cedarville This Weekend

Blizzard Race Is On Track

Mild for most of the season, Mother Nature has waited until the last possible moment to roll out the white carpet in Cedarville. More...

Winter Weather Here at Last

Severe winter weather in the Eastern Upper Peninsula transformed the March landscape with a thick, heavy layer of snow late Friday and early Saturday, March 2 and 3. The storm left many residents without power for several days.  More...

Social

Lukats, Banks To Wed in July

Mickey and Becky Lukats of Hessel and Andy and Chris Banks of Barberton announce the engagement of their children, Sarah Lukats and Jason Banks.  A 2004 graduate of Ohio University, Miss Lukats is a sales representative for 3M Corporation.  More...

Sports

Saints, Comets, Bays Win Districts

The St. More...

Mackinaw City Comets

Mackinaw City outscored the Pellston Hornets 19-9 in the fourth quarter to turn a six point deficit into a 62-53 victory for the Comets’ first Class D district championship since 1999.  The Comets, hosting their first district tournament s More...

Brimley Bays

The Brimley Bays defended their Class D district crown with a 47-34 win over the Pickford Panthers at the Richard Roan Gymnasium in DeTour Friday, March 2.  Coach Ray Bell earned his 200th career win, 134th as the Bays coach.  “I have More...

Columns

Brevort

We awoke to a snowy fairyland Saturday morning, March 3, in the village. Approximately 14 to 16 inches of the fluffy snow blanketed trees, bushes, and buildings. It was a wet snow; therefore, it was difficult to plow and harder yet to shovel. More...

Les Cheneaux

We had a real snowstorm, with up to 15 inches of wet, heavy snow. I wish I could describe how absolutely gorgeous it is. More...

Mackinac Island

March certainly roared in like a lion. We received all our winter weather in two days! On Wednesday, February 29, the wind blew more than 50 miles an hour with a heavy snowfall. The Huron did not make the 3:30 p.m. More...


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