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Blessing of the Fleet Well Received at Les Cheneaux

Boaters Make a Day of It With Parade

“It’s the nature of the water. You’re connected to God. More...

News

’72 Chevy Cheyenne Has Been in Family 40+ Years

Larry Draper’s 1972 Chevy Cheyenne has stayed in the family its whole life, and it is in its stock condition. Mr. Draper of Hart brought the vehicle to display at the St. More...

State Street Lineup: Each Car Tells a Story of History or Creativity

This 1969 Shelby GT350 Ford Mustang on display at the St. Ignace Car Show once belonged to Detroit rock star Alice Cooper. More...

Sunbeam Tiger Catches Sunlight, and Eyes on State Street

Creamsicle orange paint glows on the 1965 Sunbeam Tiger belonging to Bob and Celine Lanting of Mattawan. The car was cardinal red, and when Mr. More...

Obituaries

Eugene Crawford

Eugene B. Crawford, 80, of Sault Ste. More...

Gordon McMillan

Gordon Wallace McMillan, 95, of Trout Lake, passed away February 27, 2013, in Mesa, Arizona, following a brief illness.  He was born August 28, 1916, to Ira and Lilly (nee Reed) McMillan, in Dick.  He married the love of his life, Ida, Octo More...

Marian Nelson

Marian L. Nelson, 95, of St. Ignace, passed away peacefully Tuesday morning, June 18, 2013, at her home where she was born. She spent two and a half years living with her daughter when her health was failing, but remained determined to return to St. More...

Research Looks at Lakes in New Way

Miles Offshore, Are Lighthouse Cribs Beginning to Rot from Air Exposure?

New research on evaporation of water from the Great Lakes is expected to improve the models used to predict lake levels, and an unexpected discovery is that low water could be exposing the log cribs supporting old lighthouses, possibly rotting the wo More...

Evaluation Ahead for City Post

St. Ignace City Manager Les Therrian has been in his position for almost two years, and the St. Ignace City Council must review the manager’s performance at the first council meeting in September. More...

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St. Ignace Area Schools Alumni Expect Strong Turnout for All-class Reunion July 6

The third All Class Reunion gives local residents a chance to connect and offers people with ties to the area an opportunity to revisit their roots. The event is open to both alumni of St. More...

Concert Lineup Begins at St. Ignace Marina

Locals on the Bay will feature the Elastic Waist Band, Wednesday, July 3, at 7 p.m. at the St. Ignace Marina.  The Boogie 2 Shooz group hosted by Bayside Live! will perform   Thursday evening, July 4, beginning at 7 p.m. at the St. More...

Sports

St. Louis Earns MVP at U.P. All-Star Game

East Holds on to Win U.P. All-Star Game

The St. Ignace Saints standout Curtis St. More...

2013 St. Ignace Little League Baseball Team

The St. Ignace Little League baseball team includes: (front, from left) E.J. Schultz, Jared Helms, Logan DeKeyser, Garrett Kellan, Joel Dodds; (back) Coach Stan Helms, Fred Smith, Preston Mayle, Kody Rickley, and Sam Fullerton.   More...

Ostman Selected to L.P. West All-Star Team

Joe Ostman, the St. Ignace Saints standout defensive linebacker and offensive end, was selected as one of the captains to the West All-Star game that was played at Grand Valley State University Saturday, June 22.  More...

Columns

Michigan Politics

Low Rating for Three Great Lakes States; Better for Michigan

Michigan borders four of the Great Lakes, and has 3,288 miles of coastline, more than any state except Alaska. More than 40% of its surface is water.  More...

DeTour

If you didn’t have an opportunity to visit the DeTour Botanical Garden and Shula Park this past weekend for the Artist Guild’s “Art in the Garden” show and sale, be sure to stop by soon. More...

Les Cheneaux

John and Mary Lincks have arrived to spend the summer at their beautiful cottage on Cedarville Bay. They enjoy the cooler temperatures here much more than the 90-plus-degree temperatures in southern Florida.  More...


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