June 6, 2013 RSS feed / Social

St. Ignace Kindergarten to Fourth Grade Students Compete in Field Day

Devon Tomsheck (from left), Jonathan Ingalls, Jax Lipnitz, Michael Gaubault, Chase Belonga, Nick Halberg, and Ethan Shepard race around the track during Field Day at St. More...

St. Ignace All Class Reunion Will Be July 6

St. Ignace will host an “All Class Reunion” Saturday, July 6, at 5 p.m. at Little Bear East Arena. It is organized by the St. Ignace Area Community Foundation. Early registration is open until Saturday, June 15, for $25. More...

Schweitzer Leads Observance in Curtis

Retired Naval Officer Senior Chief Tom Schweitzer leads the program at Curtis Cemetery for the Memorial Day service Monday, May 27. (Photograph provided by Linda Blanchard) More...

BIRTH

Blaize Grondin

David and Dana Parsons Grondin of Rockwood announce the birth of a son, Blaize James Grondin, born Thursday, March 14, 2013, at Oakwood Main Hospital in Dearborn.  He weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces at birth and measured 21.5 inches in length.  More...

Relay for Life Brings in $12,000 at St. Ignace

St. Ignace Relay for Life participants braved intermittent rain during the fundraiser to generate $12,000 for American Cancer Society. The event was Saturday, June 1, in the parking lot of the United Methodist Church in St. Ignace.  More...

Curtis Music Series Begins June 19

The Music in the Park series will begin Wednesday, June 19, with Open Mic Night at the Erickson Center Park in Curtis. New this year, the Open Mic Night will give local residents and visitors an opportunity to showcase their talents. More...

Kaitlin McDonald Completes Army Engineer Officer Leadership Course

Kaitlin McDonald was graduated from the Army Engineer School’s Officer Leadership Course May 24 at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. She received her bachelor’s degree from Liberty University. More...

Walter and Sally North’s Impacts to Local Health Care Are Visible in Straits Area

A large crowd of community members honored the significant contributions to health care of Walter and Sally North at a ceremony Friday, May 31, at Mackinac Straits Health System. More...

Islands Wildlife Hosts Benefit for Habitat, Scholarships June 8

The public is invited to the 23rd annual banquet hosted by Islands Wildlife, an environmental stewardship organization based in the Les Cheneaux Islands area. The banquet is Saturday, June 8, at the Clark Township Community Center in Cedarville. More...

Monster Truck Show Will Be in St. Ignace

Kewadin Shores Casino in St. Ignace will host Monster Truck Throwdown during car show weekend Saturday, June 29, at 7 p.m. in St. Ignace. More...

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Straits Area Ostomy Group to Meet

The Straits Area Ostomy Association will meet Sunday, June 9, at 2 p.m., in the back doctors’ dining room at McLaren Northern Michigan hospital in Petoskey.  All interested persons are welcome to attend.   More...

Young Author Connelly Brooke Visits EUP

Author Connelly Brooke of Grand Rapids visited Les Cheneaux Community Schools and Pickford Middle School during the second week in May to read from her book. At age 13, Connelly has published her first novel, called “Torn.”  More...

16 Students in Mackinaw City’s Class of 2013 Look to Future at Graduation

The 16-student Mackinaw City High School Class of 2013 took a step into adulthood at a commencement ceremony Saturday, June 1.  The students filed in to the high school gymnasium one by one before Elizabeth Voltz gave a welcoming speech to the a More...

History Author Will Present at Cedarville Library

Michael Hodges, an author and photographer, will discuss his book “Michigan’s Historic Railroad Stations” Friday, June 7, at 1 p.m. at Les Cheneaux Community Library in Cedarville. More...

Women’s Self Defense Class Offered This Saturday

At Little Bear East Arena

A one-day self defense class is being offered to females of all ages that will teach simple, easy ways to protect themselves against violence and abuse, and how to get out of dangerous situations Saturday, June 8, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. More...

Grand Rapids’ Aaron Denner Wins Mackinac Bridge Run

Saturday, May 25, began with the annual running of the Mackinaw Memorial Bridge Race. The runners only event saw hundreds of runners take part in a race on a 5.6- mile course crossing the Mackinac Bridge from St. Ignace south to Mackinaw City.  More...

DeTour Academic and Athletic Awards

DeTour School students were recognized at the Academic Awards and Athletic ceremony in the school Wednesday, May 8, when scholarships were also presented to graduating seniors. More...

North Country Trail Fun Run, Walk Cancelled

Community Members Can Participate in Let’s Get Moving Challenge through July 26

The North Country Trail fun run and walk scheduled for Saturday, June 1, at the St. Ignace Welcome Center was cancelled owing to rain and lightning. More...

Touch of Craft to Open This Monday

Touch of Craft will open for the season Monday, June 10, at 441 North State Street in St. Ignace.  Crafts offered by senior citizens will be available from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Saturday at the store.   More...


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