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Bear Captured In St. Ignace Yard

A black bear, which had roamed St. Ignace neighborhoods for several days last week, was trapped in a backyard on Watertower Road about 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 23, and relocated. It was unharmed. More...

News

Health Care Reform Legislation Two Years Later: Impact On Northern Michigan

Opinions on health care reform legislation signed by President Obama in 2010 are mixed. More...

Township Boards, Millages Are On the Ballot This August

While many local representatives will be decided in the August election, which will be Tuesday, August 7, the election is technically a primary. More...

Fundraiser A Great Success, Brings In Nearly $2,000 For St. Ignace Area Hope

While their names were announced, models of all ages walked through Jose’s Cantina Saturday, May 19, showing off clothing from Hope Chest, the thrift store in St. Ignace. More...

Sports

Saints’ Lauren Goldthorpe Signs Letter of Intent With LSSU

Lauren Goldthorpe of St. Ignace (front center) signs a National Letter of Intent to study and play basketball at Lake Superior State University Saturday, May 26. Pictured are (front) St. More...

St. Ignace Golf Club Notes

St. Ignace’s Dan Olsen Records Ace   Dan Olsen of St. Ignace re- corded a hole-in-one at the St. More...

Cedarville High School Honors 2011-2012 Outstanding Athletes at Banquet

Erin Currie and Matt Hill were named the Outstanding Senior Athletes by the coaching staff at Cedar- ville High School, and each received a $500 scholarship from the Trojans Booster Club during the annual awards banquet Wednesday, May 23.  Cedar More...

Columns

A Look At Michigan Congressional Races, North and South

Michigan Politics

With one possible exception, the hottest action in this year’s Michigan’s congressional campaigns will be far downstate, where some incumbents face stiff primary competition in part because of redistricting and also because of rise of the More...

DeTour

Congratulations to director Dawn Hamelink, the cast, and crew of last week’s production of “A Bad Year For Tomatoes.” It was excellent, and a new star may have been found, Ted Postula, who may have a new career in his future.  More...

Engadine Consolidated Schools

Congratulations to the graduates of the Class of 2012. We had a nice commencement ceremony Fri- day evening honoring the 21 graduates. FBI Special Agent Mitch King provided a moving address to the graduates.  More...

Wildfires Claim 95 Structures in U.P.

Crews of 214 Battling To Contain Fires

Massive wildfires raging across the Upper Peninsula over the last week are estimated to be about 50% contained as of Monday, May 28. More...

Flowers, Art Brighten Les Cheneaux

In Cedarville, the geranium sale is one of the Les Cheneaux Beautification Committee’s largest fundraisers. More...

Pageant, Parade Draw Crowds

Mackinaw City

Actors portraying British Captain George Etherington with some of his troops stand at attention during a re-enactment at Fort Michilimackinac Memorial Day weekend. More...

Social

Turn Your Dreams Into Action, Sweeney Advises LaSalle Class of 2012

LaSalle High School Class of 2012 valedictorian Patrick Sweeney challenged his fellow graduates to realize their potential and use the opportunities they are given to accomplish their goals. More...

Seven Gros Cap Eighth Grade Graduates Are Ready for Challenge of High School

Five LaSalle High School seniors, Gros Cap School alumni and scholarship winners, gave their good wishes and advice to the seven Gros Cap graduates at their eighth grade graduation ceremony Tuesday, May 22. More...

Les Cheneaux Commencement Ceremony Shines Spotlight on Lessons Learned

With family, friends, and community members looking on from the bleachers of the John Duncan Gymnasium, the Cedarville High School Class of 2012 tossed their caps high into the air Sunday, May 27, signaling the end of their education at the school.&n More...

Obituaries

William Porter

William Clan Porter of Mackinac Island died peacefully the morning of May 21, 2012, at McLaren Northern Michigan hospital, Petoskey. He was 88 years old.  More...

Gordon Hubbert

Gordon Frederick Hubbert, Sr., 90, of Charlotte, formerly of Cedarville, died Thursday, May 24, 2012.  He was born January 6, 1922, in Downers Grove, Illinois, to Foster George and Sadie Louise (nee Reideler) Hubbert.  More...

Janie Gamble

Janie M. Gamble, 60, of St. More...

Meeting Minutes - Free Access

St. Ignace City Council Minutes

Council Proceedings (Unofficial)  The regular meeting of the St. Ignace City Council was held on Monday, May 21, 2012 in the Council Chambers of the Municipal Building.  The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. More...


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