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County Chips In $50K To Aid Seniors

Shrinking Funding, Rising Demand Could Put Millage on Ballot for Senior Citizens Services

Mackinac County will contribute another $50,000 to Chippewa- Luce-Mackinac Community Action Agency to cover budget shortfalls, county commissioners agreed at their meeting Thursday, August 9. More...

Spencer and Strait Emerge in Primary

Shumway To Challenge Foster; Hoekstra To Oppose Stabenow in November Election

Mackinac County voters soundly defeated a so-called economic enhancement millage in the Tuesday, August 7, primary election, and narrowly elected Stuart Spencer over incumbent Fred Feleppa, 1,295 to 1,255, in the Republican run-off for prosecuting at More...

News

New Barrier Will Stop Sea Lampreys Migrating From Manistique River To Great Lakes

A new sea lamprey barrier will be built on the Manistique River in Manistique, the state announced Monday, August 13.  The existing dam, owned by Manistique Papers, once served as an impediment to migrating sea lampreys and is now more than 100 More...

Local Assistance Available for Struggling Homeowners

When the recession and foreclosure crisis hit in 2008, Lori Pieri’s job changed drastically. Mrs. More...

Levin To Visit Horseshoe Bay

A celebration of the Michigan Wilderness Act of 1987 will be held Saturday, August 18, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., and U.S. Senator Carl Levin will be in attendance. The event will be hosted at St. Ignace Township Hall.  More...

Sports

10th Annual Saints Basketball Scramble Draws 60 Golfers

The 10th Annual Saints Basketball 3-Person Golf Scramble drew 60 golfers at the St. More...

Obituaries

Darwin Smith, Jr.

Darwin Jack Smith Jr., 57, of Newberry, died unexpectedly Thursday, August 9, 2012, from a heart ailment at McLaren Northern Michigan hospital in Petoskey.  More...

Nancy Gloden

Nancy Ann Gloden, 62, of Crystal, died Sunday, August 5, 2012, in Sault Ste. Marie.  She was born December 16, 1949, in Sault Ste. Marie. More...

Lena Cartwright

Lena Mabel Cartwright, 94, of Rudyard, died Monday, August 6, 2012.  She was born February 11, 1918, in Moran, to Otto and Lena Mae (nee Foote) Luepnitz. She was graduated from Rudyard High School in 1936.  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, August 6, 2012 in the Council Chambers of the Municipal Building.  The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. More...

200 Sign Bullying Petition for School

Citizens Appeal To District To Step Up Efforts; Board Suggests Taking Concern To Committees

Citizens petitioning St. More...

All City Millages Fail at the Polls

Three millage proposals impacting St. Ignace failed in the primary election Tuesday, August 7. City officials are now discussing ways to provide services to the city without the extra tax revenue.  The City of St. More...

The Straits of Time

Two British soldiers guard Michilimackinac in the glow of sunset, seemingly unmindful that the Mackinac Bridge looms behind them, two centuries in the future. More...

Social

Nancy and Ron Glendening Reach Golden Anniversary

Ron and Nancy (nee McFadden) Glendening celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, August 4, 2012.  The couple met and married in Hartville, Ohio, then honeymooned in her hometown of Hessel.  More...

Jessica Hoppes, Robert Latva Married in Portland, Michigan

Robert Dale Latva and Jessica Lynn Hoppes of Evansville, Indiana, were united in marriage Saturday, July 21, 2012, at 2:30 p.m. More...

Cash Seeley

Ryan and Tara Seeley, of St. Ignace, announce the birth of their son, Cash William Seeley, born Sunday July 22, at Covenant Hospital in Saginaw. More...

Columns

Michigan Politics

Snyder Rallies Auto States

Once again, a Michigan governor his stepped forward to rally states on behalf of the auto industry.  In the 1970s, Democratic U.S. Representative James J. More...

Keep Doing It: Advice for Growing Your Business

Is It Important To Have A ‘Passion’ For What You Do?

I recently received an ad that read: “The Law of Attraction isn’t the only secret there is! There are 150 other Universal Laws of Success and Achievement. More...

Les Cheneaux

Steve and Tami Autore were in London for the Olympic games.  John and Joy Tobin and their daughter, her husband, and their children enjoyed a week here in Cedarville.  More...


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