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Economic Plan On Aug. 7 Ballot

County Would Collect Funds for Communities

Voters in the primary election Tuesday, August 7, will decide whether to support a countywide tax levy of 0.25 mill, collected by the county and redistributed to each township or city for economic enhancement. More...

Band Practices in Moran Bay

Drum and Bugle Corps Gives New Meaning To ‘Playing in the Water’

Passersby stopped to take pictures of the Legends Drum and Bugle Corps baritone players who were practicing in the water at Kiwanis Beach in St. Ignace Monday, July 23. More...

News

County Prosecutor Race Sees Two Republicans, Feleppa and Spencer, on Ballot

The 2012 primary election will take place Tuesday, August 7. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.  J. Stuart Spencer and incumbent Fred Feleppa are running for county prosecutor, a four-year term. More...

Sheriff Candidates Strait and Wilde Outline Goals for Law Enforcement in County

Two candidates are running for one seat as county sheriff in the August 7 Primary. Terms are for four years.  Scott Strait   More...

Unopposed, Carpenter Seeks Third Term as Clark Township Treasurer August 7

Republican Katie Carpenter is running unopposed for her third term as Clark Township treasurer.  “During the past eight years, I’ve enjoyed the challenging aspects of the position,” she said. More...

Columns

Michigan Politics

Durant, Stabenow Make Strides In Senate Race

With about two weeks remaining before the August 7 primary, GOP Senate hopeful Clark Durant has had recent endorsement success and Democratic Senator Debbie is on a roll in fundraising and legislatively on Capitol Hill.  More...

Keep Doing It:

As Dr. Seuss said, “From there to here, from here to there, funny things are everywhere.” So did you try last week’s suggestion? Did you smile more this week, even when you didn’t want to? Did you consciously make an effort? More...

Engadine-Gould City

The ninth annual wine and cheese tasting and auction fundraiser will be Saturday, July 28, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Chamberlin’s Ole Forest Inn in Curtis. All proceeds benefit the Erickson Center for the Arts. Ticket donation is $20. More...

Pivotal Races To Be Decided Aug. 7

Mackinac County Primary Election

Some pivotal political races will be decided with the primary election in Mackinac County Tuesday, August 7. Voters will decide who will represent them and whether their taxes will benefit the community.  More...

City Seeks 1.5 Mill To Repair Roads

Almost 70% of St. Ignace city roads are in need of maintenance or repair. More...

Valentine Is Postmaster

Andy Valentine started his first day on the job as the St. Ignace postmaster Saturday, June 30. He has worked for the Postal Service for 15 years and says working with people and living in St. More...

Sports

St. Ignace Saints Host 170 Athletes During Five-day Basketball Camp

The St. More...

Island To Host Volleyball Camp

Mackinac Island will host a two day volleyball camp Wednesday, August 1, and Thursday, August 2, taught by Mackinac Island graduate and Alma College head coach Sarah Dehring.  More...

Golf League Results

Munoscong Golf Results  Rich Cottle, Joyce Alley and Ken and Madison Wilkie carded 29 with 12 putts for first place in the Munoscong Mixed Doubles Golf League Thursday, July 19.  Chuck Hessel, Kim Riggotti, and Barry and Mary O’Connor More...

Obituaries

Barbara McKiddie

Barbara Ann McKiddie, 79, of Cedarville, died peacefully Thursday, July 19, 2012, at War Memorial Hospital in Sault Ste. Marie.  She was born January 5, 1933, in Sault Ste. More...

Leonard Trankina

Leonard V. More...

Irma Lesatz

Irma A. Lesatz, 82, of Engadine, died Monday, July 23, 2012, at Helen Newberry Joy Hospital in Newberry.  She was born April 5, 1930, in Engadine to Louis and Emma (nee Marcus) Wagner. More...


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