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Saints Bowlers Perform Well

Michigan High School Athletic Association State Finals

The LaSalle High School bowlers completed their season with a strong performance at the Michigan High School Athletic Association state finals Friday, March 1, and Saturday, March 2, at Sunnybrook Lanes in Sterling Heights. More...

News

School Board To Meet March 18

St. Ignace

St. Ignace Area Schools Board of Education moved its meeting to Monday, March 18. The date change is a week later than the regular time. More...

Recreation Plan, Ferry Contracts Come Before Island City Council

Renovations to existing recreational resources and plans for community pool access are just two things Mackinac Island residents can expect to see in the next five years, according to the new City of Mackinac Island Master Recreation Plan unveiled by More...

City Council Feb. Pay Reported

St. Ignace City Council members received $1,010 in compensation for the month of February. The mayor receives $70 to attend council meetings and $60 to attend committee meetings or represent the city at events. More...

Sports

Saints, Panthers Advance To Regionals

St. Ignace Wins 5th Straight District Crown More...

BOYS BASKETBALL

Saints Complete Season at 13-7 With Wins Over Red Devils, Hornets More...

Bowling League Results

Bluewater League  Gerry’s Beauty Shop 38, Apollo Home Mortgage 31, News Crew 29, Mackinaw Trolley 25, Gateway Lanes 23, Bessie’s Pasties 22.  HTG/s: News Crew 701/1855; HIG/s: Wendy Colegrove 190/536.  450-500 Series: Wendy More...

Opinion

Sometimes Harvest Is Necessary

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

To the Editor:  I agree with the statement of Irene Wheaton [Letters, February 7, 2013] that an open season on wolves would basically be for sport and trophy hunting. More...

Caution: Lake Ice Is Never Safe

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

To the Editor: I have lived in Cedarville on the lake for all but eight of my 70 years. We ride the ice as soon as it is safe to ride on the ice in certain places. There are places that are never safe, no matter how cold the temperature. More...

Meeting Minutes - Free Access

Clark Township Minutes

CLARK TOWNSHIP BOARD OF TRUSTEES REGULAR MEETING FEBRUARY 20, 2013 AT 7:00 PM  Call to Order: 7:05 PM  Roll Call: Present – Rutledge, Reid, Carpenter, Wellnitz, Sherlund.   More...

Casino Hotel Bomb Threat Leads to Evacuation - Free Access

A bomb threat called in to the Kewadin Shores Casino hotel in St. Ignace proved to be a hoax Tuesday evening, February 26. The hotel was evacuated briefly for a search.   More...

Wrestlers Strong at Finals

LaSalle’s Ostman, Thurston Repeat as State Champs; Bentley 2nd

Three wrestlers for the St. Ignace Saints recorded strong finishes in the state finals. More...

Study Continues on Casino

Mackinaw City

Marketing studies show a proposed tribal casino in Mackinaw City could be profitable, and infrastructure is in place to handle its needs, but a water main would have to be extended at the site. More...

Students Share Ideas for City

Downtown Crosswalks, More Recreation Programs Suggested

Students suggested more parks and bicycle-friendly features in town at a St. Ignace City Council meeting at LaSalle High School cafeteria Monday, March 4. More...

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Spelling Bee Winners Advance To Upper Peninsula Finals

Students from EUP schools competed in the Regional Spelling Bee Thursday, February 21, at Rudyard schools. More...

Auditions Planned for Soo Theater March 9, 15, 16

The Soo Theater Project is holding auditions for roles in two summer presentations.  “Fiddler on the Roof” auditions are Saturday, March 9, from 2 p.m. More...

Obituaries

Thomas Adams

Thomas Keith Adams, 89, was a World War II U.S. Army veteran. He was an active longtime member of the VFW, and a retired service technician for Ex-Cell-O Corporation. Mr. More...

Elda Nye

Elda Marie (nee Hamel) Nye, 88, of Hessel, passed away Friday, March 1, 2013, at Mackinac Straits Health System in St. More...

Katelyn Lehigh

Katelyn Marie Lehigh, infant daughter of Brandon Michael and Katy Jean (nee McKinnon) Lehigh of Sault Ste. More...

Columns

Michigan Politics

State’s Political Longevity Super Stars

With the end of the 18-year reign of Democratic State Chairman Mark Brewer as longest-serving state chair of either party in the nation, it is timely to look at some of Michigan’s other political longevity super stars.  More...

Keep Doing It: Advice for Growing Your Business

‘Establish and Share Your Core Intent’

I’ve never served in the military. I have a great respect for those who do serve and have served. Recently I came across two military terms that apply to every business operation. More...

Engadine Consolidated Schools

Junior High science fair winners are (back row, from left) Danielle Koerner, Cheyenne Bigelow, Hannah McArthur, Olivia Vaughn, Lauren Dennis, Morgan Cobe, Stephanie Owens, Annika Hollinger, Abby Germ More...


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