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St. Ignace and Cedarville

Libraries Add Business Resources

Prospective Mackinac County business owners will be able to get needed information at new business resource centers established in the public libraries at Cedarville and St. Ignace.  More...

News

VA Schedules Free Flu Shots

The Veterans Affairs Clinic in Sault Ste. Marie has scheduled free walk-in flu shot clinics for veterans enrolled in the VA health care system. Flu vaccinations will be Tuesday, October 9, and Wednesday, October 10, from 8 a.m. More...

Veterans Town Hall Meeting, Conference To Be Oct. 9-10

The Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Rural Health will host a Rural Health Town Hall meeting Tuesday, October 9, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., at the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians Tribal Health Clinic in Sault Ste. Marie.  More...

Commission Pay Reported for June

Pay for the five Mackinac County commissioners totaled $4,425.27 for June.  More...

Sports

Saints Explode For Seventy Points in Homecoming Win Over Forest Area

Saints, Trojans Each Score  70 Points To Stay Perfect  The St. Ignace Saints and Cedarville Trojans remain undefeated this season, and each scored 70 points in their conference victories Friday, September 28. More...

Saints Host St. Ignace Kiwanis Cross Country Invitational at Silver Mountain

Harbor Springs Wins St. Ignace  Kiwanis Cross Country Titles  More...

Volleyball

Saints Down Chiefs in SAC Volleyball  The St. Ignace Saints had to go five matches before defeating the Cheboygan Chiefs 26-24, 15-25, 18- 25, 26-24, and 15-9 Tuesday, September 25.  More...

Opinion

Questions The Wisdom of Mackinaw City Casino Proposal

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

To the Editor:  How should we in Mackinaw City react to the recently announced intention to construct a slots-only casino in our village?  I own a gift shop on Central Avenue in downtown Mackinaw City, and I don’t believe the proposed More...

Damage From Low Water Levels Is Preventable

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

To the Editor:  I learned long ago that exaggeration quickly causes skepticism. Nothing that follows is exaggerated. My experience in northern Michigan began in 1961, and has continued each year since. More...

To Address Bullying, Invest In The Life Of A Young Person

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

To the Editor:  More...

Michigan Goods Highlighted at St. Ignace

Festival Features Art, Food, Music

The Great Waters Festival, a new event in St. Ignace, will present Michigan made products Saturday, October 6, and Sunday, October 7, at the St. Ignace Marina. More...

City Stands Firm on Pool Closure

Citizen complaints over the city’s closing of the public pool continued during a public hearing on the city’s new Recreation Plan Monday, October 1, but the city council, saying it has no money to operate it, stood firm in its decision, m More...

Mackinaw City

Tribe Envisions Casino in Village

The Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians is looking to expand its casino operation to Mackinaw City and hopes to develop the site of Kings Inn hotel on Nicolet Street. More...

Social

McPherson Earns Master’s Degree

Kristy McPherson, of Moran, received a Master of Business Administration degree from Baker College in September. More...

WEDDING

Emily Winberg, C.J. Raffaele Wed

Emily Winberg, of Hessel, and Airman First Class C.J. Raffaele, of Sault Ste. Marie, were united in marriage Saturday, June 2, 2012, at Les Cheneaux Christian Fellowship in Cedarville with Pastor Ernie Bywater officiating. More...

Three Named LaSalle Students of the Month

Galloway Thurston, Jaici Shiemke, Molly Paquin Selected for September

Galloway Thurston, Jaici Shiemki, and Molly Paquin have been selected as Students of the Month for September at LaSalle High School. More...

Obituaries

Karen Nayback

Karen Lee Nayback, 57, of Petoskey, died Thursday, September 27, 2012, at home with her family at her side.  She was born June 21, 1955, in Sault Ste. Marie, to Edward Matti and Anna Irene (nee Piippo) Nayback.  More...

Sheri Gould

Sheri M. Gould, 54, of St. Ignace, passed away Thursday morning, September 27, 2012, following a short battle with cancer.  She was born in St. Ignace September 21, 1958, to John and Mary (nee Brown) Fogelsonger.  More...

Charles Klapec

Charles F. Klapec, 67, passed away Monday, September 17, 2012, at Mercy Memorial Hospital in Monroe. Mr. Klapec had lived in Rexton for approximately 30 years. More...

Columns

Michigan Politics

Attack Ads Abound in 1st District Race

With just over a month to go before the vote between 1st District freshman U.S. More...

Fort de Buade

Museum Must Inventory Collection More...

Les Cheneaux

Many of us are still enjoying seeing and feeding the blue jays. They are so attractive and a little noisy, but fun to watch and hear.  Last week we had the most beautiful sunset in a long time. More...


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