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Pageant Brings Straits History to Life

For the 51st-consecutive year, the residents of Mackinaw City marked Memorial Day weekend with their annual Fort Michilimackinac Pageant. More...

News

Clark Twp. Investigates Sewer Funding; DEQ Provides Dredging and Dock Permits

The Clark Township Board of Trustees discussed sewer system funding, continuing notices for dredging and dock improvements authorized by the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), and several other issues at its regular meeting Wednesday More...

Township Launches Public Awareness Campaign for Trash/Recycling Program

After months of committee work, approval of ballot language, and number crunching, the Clark Township recycling committee received unanimous approval by the township board to begin a public awareness campaign to drum up support of 0.85 mills for a re More...

Moran Township Board Will Meet in Ozark June 5

The Moran Township Board of Trustees will meet at the Old Ozark School at its next meeting. The schoolhouse is on the corner of M- 123 and Lovegrove Road in Ozark. The meeting will be Wednesday, June 5, at 6 p.m.   More...

Sports

LaSalle Honors Athletic Performers; St. Louis, Cullip, Ostman Earn Top Awards

At left: Athletic awards were given at LaSalle High School Monday, May 20. The 2013 Stanley St. Louis Memorial Athlete of the Year Award winners: (from left) Curtis St. Louis, grandson of Mr. St. More...

Joe Ostman Receives Mr. Wrestler Runner-up

Joe Ostman received an unexpected honor during commencement exercises Friday, May 24, as LaSalle High School superintendent Don Gustafson presented the St. Ignace Saints senior with the runner up for the Mr. Wrestler Award. More...

Saints Golf Gears Toward State Finals at Escanaba

Saints Golf Results

The St. Ignace Saints golf team completed the regular season with three matches in preparation for the Upper Peninsula state finals.  At home Monday, May 13, Curtis St. More...

Columns

Michigan Politics

Senator Stabenow Toils in Trenches for Farmers

In recent weeks, I have noted Michigan lawmakers on Capitol Hill who are on the frontlines dealing with assorted scandals of the day.  Six-term Democratic Senator Carl Levin, Michigan’s longest-serving senator and chairman of the Senate Ar More...

Les Cheneaux

After a cool and rainy week, the sunshine and warmer weather have returned, and it was a perfect and busy Memorial Day weekend. More...

St. Ignace

It was nice to meet up with Charlie Fowler and talk about the wonderful garden he plants every year. He has his potatoes planted, and will offer fresh vegetables once again this summer at the farmers’ market in St. More...

Public Gives Views on Milfoil Control

Weed Choking Waterways at Les Cheneaux

The benefits and dangers of herbicide to control Eurasian watermilfoil, and who is empowered to use it, dominated discussion at a public forum in Cedarville Thursday, May 23. More...

Relay for Life to ‘Hula for a Cure’

Relay for Life is earlier this year than past years. The date is Saturday, June 1, from 9 a.m. to midnight. The theme is “Hula for a Cure,” and the event will be outside at the United Methodist Church in St. More...

Digital Records in Use at Care Unit

Mackinac County Hospital

A new electronic medical records system in use at Mackinac Straits Health System Evergreen Living Center will make it easier for medical staff to access patient information and document care as it is provided.  More...

Social

LaSalle Class of 2013 Graduates Encouraged to Influence the World Around Them

Thurston, Paquin, Orm Speak at Commencement; Cullip Earns Alpha Beta

Are you a thermometer or a thermostat? This question echoed in the LaSalle High School gymnasium during the commencement for the Class of 2013 Friday, May 24. Superintendent Don Gustafson challenged the graduates with an analogy during his address. More...

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Cedarville Class of 2013 Graduates Celebrate Growth, Accomplishments

Koster Is Valedictorian, Jaroche Salutatorian As 32 Earn Diplomas at Cedarville High

“It’s a bittersweet feeling. More...

Obituaries

Darryl Causley

Darryl Causley, 49, of Cheboygan, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, April 24, 2013, at McLaren Northern Michigan, Cheboygan Campus.  He was born to John and Lorraine (nee Perry) Causley May 25, 1953, in Sault Ste. More...

Donald Adams

Donald Edward Adams, 80, of Rogers City, formerly of St. Ignace, passed away Friday morning, May 24, 2013, at Veterans Hospital in Ann Arbor.  He was born January 18, 1933, in St. More...

Robert ‘Bob’ Hanson

Robert W. More...

Meeting Minutes - Free Access

Clark Township Minutes

CLARK TOWNSHIP BOARD OF TRUSTEES SPECIAL MEETING Thursday, May 2, 2013 - 6:00 PM  Call to Order and Pledge of Allegiance: 6:00 PM  Roll Call: Present – Carpenter, Rutledge, Reid, Wellnitz Absent – Sherlund   More...

St. Ignace City Council Minutes

Council Proceedings (Unofficial)  The regular meeting of the St. Ignace City Council was held on Monday, May 20, 2013 in the Council Chambers of the Municipal Building.  The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. More...


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