August 2, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Music Festival Is Saturday at Marina

Dancing is encouraged at the St. Ignace Bayside Music Festival Saturday, August 4, according to Mindy Sands, St. Ignace Visitors Bureau director. The night will offer many opportunities for dancing and socializing. Live bands begin at 5 p.m. More...

Horse Enthusiasts See Marketing Opportunity Here

A $1.06 billion dollar industry exists in the Michigan equestrian community, and an upcoming Equestrian Symposium Saturday, August 11, at 9:30 a.m. More...

News

For the Record

Mackinaw City Village Council Trustee Belinda Mollen said she provided incorrect information at the July 19 village council meeting. She was quoted in an article in the July 26 issue. Ms. More...

Foster, Shumway, and Martin Are on August 7 Primary Ballot for House Seat

Frank Foster

Incumbent Frank Foster of Pellston is the lone Republican candidate on the August 7 primary ballot for the 107th District of the Michigan House of Representatives. Mr. Foster was first elected to the office in 2010. More...

Foster, Shumway, and Martin Are on August 7 Primary Ballot for House Seat

Suzanne Shumway

Suzanne Shumway of Petoskey is a Democratic candidate for 107th District State Representative and will face Jim Martin of Sault Ste. Marie in the Tuesday, August 7, Primary election. More...

Obituaries

Margaret ‘Loreen’ Harrison

Margaret Loreen Harrison, 80, of Bark River, formerly of Pickford, died peacefully Sunday, July 22, 2012, at her home.  She was born June 1, 1932, in Marquette Township to Charles Russell and Alma (nee Little) Rye.  She grew up in Pickford More...

Leonard ‘Buddy’ Tiefenbach

Leonard Alvin “Buddy” Tiefenbach, 71, of Drummond Island, died Tuesday, July 24, 2012, in Sault Ste. Marie.  He was born February 28, 1941, in Wayne County, to Leonard August Tiefenbach and Hazel Ina (nee Toivonen) Tiefenbach.  More...

Mary Anna ‘Nan’ Grogan

Mary Anna “Nan” Grogan, 79, of Moran passed away Saturday afternoon, July 28, 2012, at McLaren Northern Michigan Hospital, surrounded by her family. More...

Meeting Minutes - Free Access

Clark Township Minutes

CLARK TOWNSHIP  BOARD OF TRUSTEES  More...

Citizens Meet On Bullying Problem

Petition Circulating To Ask School To Prioritize Issue

Citizens will petition St. Ignace Area Schools to make bullying a priority, and are discussing solutions to a growing bullying problem in the area that they believe should be stopped.  More...

Three on Ballot for 107th House Seat

Three candidates for state representative in the 107th House District will be on the ballot for the Primary election Tuesday, August 7. They are incumbent Republican Frank Foster, Democrat Suzanne Shumway, and Democrat Jim Miller. More...

Hay Days This Week

Pickford Community Celebrates Heritage

The Hay Days celebration is a generations-old tradition. As people gather to enjoy this year’s slate of activities Tuesday, July 31, through Sunday, August 5, the focus will be on what makes a community strong. More...

U.P. Soldiers’ Haven Needs Support - Free Access

Wooded Retreat Is ‘Rare Resource’ for Healing Traumatized Soldiers, Therapist Says

The natural tranquility of an Upper Peninsula forest, where mature birch trees stretch skyward and a gravel lane winds silently for miles into the woods past ferns, moss, and gray rock, is worlds away from the clamor and horror of Middle East desert More...

Social

Revis, Williams United in Marriage

Rockwell David Williams and Angela Michelle Revis were united in marriage Saturday, July 7, 2012, in a private ceremony at Zion Lutheran Church in Manistique, with Pastor Ellie Russey officiating.  More...

Binger Is Named To Dean’s List at SVSU

Christopher Binger, 22, of St. Ignace, was named to the dean’s list during the winter semester of 2012 at Saginaw Valley State University. More...

Sports

Harlem Globetrotters Delight Crowds on Mackinac Island as Part of Great Lakes Tour

Members of the Harlem Globetrotters make their entrance on the Sacre Bleu Monday, July 30, as they prepare for their trip to Mackinac Island. More...

Golf News and Notes

Grondin, Coveyou  Win Golf Tourney  More...

Triathlon, 5K Run See Record Numbers

Lee Kanitz Is U.P. Runner of the Year

The 16th Annual Rudyard Lions Summerfest Triathlon and 5K Run took place Sunday, July 29, in Rudyard, with a record-setting number of 128 participants competing in the 5K run, triathlon and team triathlon events. More...

Columns

Michigan Politics

Code Red Alert On Political Pollution

Some Michigan cities last week had code red smog alerts for unhealthy air pollution. More...

Keep Doing It:

Advice for Growing Your Business

When was the last time you came into work and said, “OK let’s get out the business plan and see what we should do today?” I am thinking never. Why would you?  More...

Brevort

Saturday, July 21, and Sunday, July 22, the Carney-Engen family celebrated three 50th birthdays and one college graduation celebration, with many refreshments and many memorable photos taken. The weather was great and the conversation memorable. More...


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