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Construction Zone Ahead: Local Road Work Announced

With more than a dozen road construction and maintenance projects underway, here is a look at what motorists traveling in Mackinac County can expect this summer. More...

Yorktown Visits Straits

The Yorktown, a 115-passenger cruise ship, cruised to Mackinac Island and made an unexpected stop at the Arnold Line dock in St. Ignace Thursday, June 14. More...

News

Trained Volunteers Ready To Aid At Emergencies In Mackinac County

The Mackinac County Victims Services unit is up and running. They began taking calls Tuesday, June 5. More...

Updates To Indian Health Service Could Be Reversed By Supreme Court

Federal health care funding for Native Americans could be jeopardized if the Supreme Court strikes down the Obama Administration’s health care act as unconstitutional later this month, and tribes are lobbying the federal government to allow the More...

Gnodtke and Musser Reappointed To Mackinac Bridge Authority

William Gnodtke of Charlevoix and Dan Musser of Petoskey and Mackinac Island will continue to serve on the Mackinac Bridge Authority.   More...

Sports

LaSalle High To Host U.P. All-Star Classic

Eight players from the Eastern Upper Peninsula will participate in the 27th Annual Upper Peninsula All-star Basketball Classic Saturday, June 23. The game will be played at LaSalle High School in St. Ignace for the first time  More...

Rudyard Bulldogs Fall To Knights in Division 4 Baseball Semifinals

The Rudyard Bulldogs dream of a Division 4 baseball state championship came to an end as Grosse Pointe Woods University Liggett handed the Eastern Upper Peninsula squad a 15-3 defeat during the semifinals in Battle Creek Friday, June 15.  More...

Mackinaw City Comets Host 4th Annual Basketball Camp

The Mackinaw City Comets held their fourth annual basketball summer camp from Monday, June 4, to Friday, June 8. More...

Columns

Northland’s Stake In Detroit Bridge Debate

Michigan Politics

Northern Michigan has a big stake in the debate raging in Lansing over Governor Rick Snyder’s commendable push for a second Detroit- Canada bridge that is threatened by a huge ad campaign by owners of the Ambassador Bridge, and by footdragging More...

Les Cheneaux

Dick Carr is home after being hospitalized and is feeling much improved.  The peonies in front of First National Bank are in bloom and are very pretty.  Junior and Juanita Wilson celebrated their 49th wedding anniversary recently.  More...

Mackinac Island

More than 800 people participated in the Lilac Festival foot race around the Island Saturday, June 9. In the afternoon, there was a concert on Windermere Point, and at 4:30 p.m. More...

Youth Take On 47-mile Bicycle Ride

More than 20 participants between eight and 17 years old pedaled 47 miles from St. Ignace to Sault Ste. Marie for the fourth annual   Bike the Sites, a bicycle ride to raise awareness about and combat childhood obesity.  More...

Great Race Zooms Into Town Saturday

Antique Car Rally Makes Midday Pit Stop

Teams competing in the Great Race, an antique car road rally, will stop in St. Ignace during the Antiques on the Bay car show Saturday, June 23, and people attending the show will have an opportunity to see the old cars. More...

Land Owners Weigh In On Historic Preservation Plans

Mackinac Island Community Mulls Rights, Responsibilities

Almost two years after the creation of the Historic District Study Committee, the public hearing to gather opinion on two proposed downtown historic districts on Mackinac Island was held Saturday, June 16. More...

Social

Massaway Named Special Olympics Coach of the Year

Robert Massaway, of St. Ignace, was named the Eastern Upper Peninsula Special Olympics Coach of the Year at a Special Olympics volunteer and coach banquet May 30 in Mt. Pleasant.  Mr. More...

Bloswick Earns Degree

Hanna Bloswick of St. Ignace earned an associate’s degree from North Central Michigan College in Petoskey this spring. Her degree is in early childhood education and she was graduated with a 3.7 grade point average. More...

McFarland Earns Degree From U.S.C.G. Academy

Spencer Andrew McFarland of Mackinaw City was graduated from the United States Coast Guard Academy Wednesday, May 16. Mr. McFarland received a Bachelor of Science degree and a commission as ensign in the United States Coast Guard. More...

Obituaries

Luella ‘Tootie’ Gallagher

Luella Mae “Tootie” Gallagher, 86, of Goetzville, died Friday, June 15, 2012, in Sault Ste. Marie.  She was born March 15, 1926, in DeTour Village.  More...

Nancy Robinson

Nancy Marie Robinson, 73, of Sault Ste. Marie, died Friday, June 15, 2012, at home.  She was born July 26, 1938, in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, to Medley and Irene (nee Morris) Everett. She grew up in New Hampshire.  More...

Ray Walker

Ray E. Walker, 85, of Evergreen Shores near St. More...

Meeting Minutes - Free Access

Clark Township Minutes

CLARK TOWNSHIP BOARD OF TRUSTEES 2012 / 2013 BUDGET WORKSHOP  Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at 10:00 AM  Call to Order: 10:10 AM   More...

Moran Twp. Minutes

Moran Township Board W1362 US-2, St. Ignace, MI 49781 (906) 643-8027  SYNOPSIS OF MEETING MINUTES  June 6, 2012, Regular Meeting – Ozark Community Center  Meeting called to order at 6:00 pm. All members present. More...


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