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EUP Community Supports Fire Crews

Rain Aids Firefighers at Duck Lake, Seney

Nearly an inch of rain fell Saturday in the Eastern Upper Peninsula, leading to improved conditions at the Duck Lake Fire in Luce County and the Pine Creek North Wildfire in Seney National Refuge. More...

Kids Fishing Day Is Saturday at Ponds

Children up to age 16 can cast their lines into a 1,500-gallon tank stocked with 150 rainbow trout at the 16th annual Kids Fishing Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 9, at Castle Rock Ponds. More...

News

Site in Mackinac County One of Only Five Locations in United States for Rare Flower

This story has been removed because of inaccuracies brought to our attention following publication. More...

Portage Overpass Receives Maintenance

Maintenance crews worked early this week to complete a small project on the I-75 overpass spanning Portage Street in St. Ignace. More...

US-2 Paving Underway Near Epoufette

The Michigan Department of Transportation is repaving US-2 in two places near Epoufette and Brevort. The work is occurring in a nine-mile stretch from Borgstrom Road to Hiawatha Trail and in a 4.5-mile stretch starting at Worth Road. More...

Obituaries

David Folkersma

David James Folkersma, a lifelong farmer and active community member in Rudyard, died at home at the age of 75 Sunday, June 3, 2012.  He was born to John and Grace Evelyn (nee Kamper) Folkersma January 27, 1937.  More...

Eileen Gard

Eileen Gard, 95, of Cedarville, formerly of Cheboygan, passed away Friday, June 1, 2012, at Cedar Cove Assisted Living in Cedarville.  She was born May 3, 1917, in Detroit.  Mrs. More...

Howard Carpenter

Howard Allen Carpenter, 92, of Seney, served the Masonic Fraternity for many years, achieving the 33rd degree of Masonry. Mr. More...

Columns

Michigan Politics

Grand Hotel Steeped In Political History

Michigan has had important political happenings in Detroit, Grand Rapids, and other cities. More...

Les Cheneaux

The folks at Cedar Cove Assisted Living are enjoying a pair of white call ducks in their new courtyard. The male duck is able to swim in the small pond, and he enjoys being on Azor Shefield’s patio. More...

DeTour

A much-needed rain this past weekend caused the cancellation of the DeTour Botanical Garden cleanup, planting, and picnic Saturday, June 2. More...

Bill Would Strip City’s Power To Franchise Ferries

Would Give Control To MPSC, Cap Fees at 1%

Two new bills introduced to the Michigan Senate Tuesday, May 29, may strip the city of Mackinac Island’s power to charge a ferry franchise fee and, instead, put the responsibility in the hands of the Michigan Public Service Commission. More...

Tax To Bring City Additional $97,722

City attorney Charles Brown will be paid $155 per hour, St. Ignace City Council decided at its meeting Monday, June 4, at the recommendation of City Manager Les Therrian. More...

Six Recognized for Hospital Efforts

A ceremony to honor six individuals who have made significant contributions to Mackinac Straits Health System took place Thursday, May 31, at Evergreen Living Center. More...

Social

58 Students Promoted To LaSalle High School During Eighth Grade Commencement Program

Fifty-eight eighth grade students were graduated from St. Ignace Middle School Thursday, May 31. Outstanding academic achievement and hard work were recognized during the ceremony. More...

Service Projects Earn Pickford Students a Spot at National Competition

After collecting 18 gold medals at the State Leadership Conference in Midland, the Pickford chapter of the Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) is setting their sights on national recognition at the National Leadership Conference More...

Local Students Earn Albion Honors

The following local students were named to Albion College’s dean’s list for the spring 2012 semester: Alice Coyne of Cedarville, Jane Finkel of Mackinac Island, Tymon Horn of Mackinac Island, Nathaniel Kostecki and Nicholas Kostecki of Ce More...

Sports

Saints, Bays, Panthers Win U.P. State Track Crowns

Saints Girls, Boys Three-Peat at U.P. Track Finals

The St. Ignace Saints girls and boys made it a three-peat with championships at the Upper Peninsula track and field finals in Kingsford Saturday, June 2.   More...

Trojans, Saints Capture U.P. Division 2 and 3 Golf Titles

Duncan Claims Individual Crown

Cedarville Girls Cruise to Division 3 Golf Crown   The Cedarville girls golf team, led by All-Upper Peninsula golfers, juniors Cayla Massey and Mary Eberts and senior Taylor Falkey, lifted the Trojans to the Division 3 U.P. More...

Sweeney Captures Individual Title

Saints Boys Set School Record During U.P. Golf Championship  More...

Meeting Minutes - Free Access

Clark Township Minutes

CLARK TOWNSHIP BOARD OF TRUSTEES SPECIAL MEETING MAY 17, 2012 • 7:00 PM  Call to Order and Pledge of Allegiance: 7:00 PM  Roll Call: Present – Hill, Miller, Wellnitz, Carpenter. Absent – Lofdahl   More...


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