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Hospital Will Honor Walt and Sally North

The need for access to quality medical care inspired former State Senator Walter North and his wife, Sally, to become involved in Mackinac Straits Health System. Mrs. More...

News

HDC Denies Main Dock Inn Hardship Claim, Considers Benefit to Public Good

The Mackinac Island Historic District Commission denied Main Dock Inn developers Melanie Libby and Ira Green their plea for financial hardship at a special meeting Monday, May 13, preventing demolition of a historic building, but did defer to the cit More...

City Makes Plans for Burials, Mowing at Cemetery

The care of Lakeside Cemetery will be shared by the City of St. Ignace and a contracted mowing company, agreed the Cemetery Committee Wednesday, May 8. The city received three bids, and City Manager Les Therrian told The St. More...

Fort de Buade Will Open May 24

Fort de Buade Museum in St. Ignace will open Friday, May 24, at 10 a.m., and an art exhibit by Yvonne Della-Moretta will be on display in the gallery.  Hours for the season will be Tuesday through Thursday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. More...

Sports

NASCAR Champion Crossing Bridge in Famed ‘Blue Deuce’

Reigning NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Brad Keselowski is coming for an event in St. Ignace’s Bridge View Park Wednesday, May 29, and he will be arriving in style.  More...

Saints, Panthers Win Regional Titles

The St. Ignace Saints girls and the Pickford Panthers boys captured regional track titles during the Division 3 championships at Pickford High School Friday, May 17.  More...

Kingsford to Host U.P. State Track Finals

The Upper Peninsula State Track Finals will take place Saturday, June 1 at Kingsford. Events are set to begin at 10 a.m. EST.   More...

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Michigan Politics

Camp, Levin Address Internal Revenue Service Scandal

As Washington deals with cascading scandals, Michigan lawmakers are among leaders seeking bipartisan solutions. More...

Engadine Consolidated Schools

HOME OF THE EAGLES • KNOWLEDGE LETS YOU SOAR

Graduation is Friday, May 24, at 7 p.m. Please join us to honor the graduating Class of 2013. Students and their families are to be commended for holding education in such high regard. More...

Rexton-Garnet

The year being 1946, a young man from Rexton answered the call of duty from Uncle Sam. Following six weeks of basic training, he found himself on the soil of Korea. More...

3 Race for Mayor; 6 for City Council

Three candidates are running for mayor and six candidates seek three city council seats in the City of St. Ignace. More...

Parade Is Saturday

Pageant Planned at Mackinaw City

If one loves a parade, Mackinaw City is the place to be on Memorial Day weekend. The village will host Michigan’s largest Memorial Day Weekend parade Saturday, May 25.  More...

Car Show Promises Top-notch Line Up

This year’s St. Ignace Car Show, open to any and all vehicles, is scheduled to take place on the weekend of Saturday, June 28, and Sunday, June 29. More...

127 Take Part in Hospital Health Run

Program Goal to Encourage Healthy Lifestyle

Mackinac Straits Health System Foundation hosted the first “Run for the Health of It” to encourage living a healthy lifestyle by exercising. The event was Saturday, May 18. More...

Social

Eight Valedictorians Address Classmates During Rudyard High 2013 Graduation

The 42-student Rudyard High School Class of 2013 bid a fond farewell at the district’s graduation ceremony Sunday, May 19. More...

St. Ignace Area Community Foundation Bestows 12 Grants, 16 Scholarships

Local organizations and students from St. Ignace Area Schools received grants and scholarships from the St. Ignace Area Community Foundation this spring. The foundation announced the recipients at a ceremony Wednesday, May 15, at the St. More...

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Obituaries

LaVerne Giacherio

LaVerne M. Giacherio, 86, of St. More...

Robert ‘Dick’ Flynn

Robert Richard “Dick” Flynn, 68, of Hessel, died Saturday, May 18, 2013, at McLaren Northern Michigan hospital in Petoskey.  He was born June 23, 1944, in Pickford, to William Robert and Betty Jane (nee Crawford) Flynn.  Mr. More...

Walter ‘Jack’ Glascock III

Walter John “Jack” Glascock III, 76, passed away December 27, 2012.  He was born January 2, 1937, to Walter Glascock II and Ruby (nee Burkland) Glascock.  He married Betty Ann Hill June 27, 1959.  More...


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