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Hessel Marina to Host Music, Art

Art, music, and community spirit, set at the summer shore of northern Lake Huron, make the free-of-charge Music and Art Dockside event “a wonderful way to spend an afternoon,” said Roxanne Eberts of the Les Cheneaux Area Artisan Cooperati More...

Public Learns About Police Equipment

Advanced driving simulators, tactical equipment, bomb squad robots, and a demonstration of a K-9 unit were among the resources on display when the Michigan State Police St. Ignace post held an open house Tuesday, July 9.  More...

News

Dennis Cawthorne’s 22 Years on State Park Commission Have Brought Many Benefits

Mackinac Island

To Dennis Cawthorne goes much credit for a host of improvements during his 22 years on the Mackinac Island State Park Commission, and for service that extended downtown to benefit the Medical Center, the school, and even long-distance telephone servi More...

Shoreline Trail Named in Honor of Mackinac Island’s Dennis Cawthorne

Mackinac State Historic Parks’ Shoreline Trail has been renamed Dennis O. Cawthorne Shoreline Trail in honor of the former Mackinac Island State Park Commissioner’s 22 years of service and contributions to Mackinac Island.  More...

Payment Serves on Tribal Alliance

Aaron Payment, chair of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians, was elected as vice president of the Midwest Alliance of Sovereign Tribes Wednesday, July 10. More...

Obituaries

Timothy Dahms

Timothy Ronald Dahms, 49, of Rudyard, formerly of St. More...

Marjorie ‘Mollie’ Langendam

Marjorie Ann “Mollie” Langendam, 87, of Cottonwood, Arizona, formerly of Rudyard and Plymouth, passed away peacefully Thursday, July 4, 2013, at Country Care Assisted Living Home in Cottonwood.  She was the daughter of Frederick and More...

Anna Hank

Anna Jean Hank, 89, of Sault Ste. More...

St. Ignace to Host Fish Feast Saturday

Celebration of Culture Offers Whitefish Specialties, Entertainment

Overlooking the same waters where fishermen caught their dinners, people will enjoy whitefish meals and other specialties at the St. Ignace Fish Feast Saturday, July 20, starting at 4 p.m. More...

City Garages, Hall In Need of Repair

The garage roof of the Department of Public Works leaks, and window moldings and the roof parapet at City Hall need improvements, said City Manager Les Therrian at the St. Ignace City Council meeting Monday, July 15.  More...

Chatter at Movies Must Stop; DDA Eyes New Program

Youth talking during Movies by the Bay have been interrupting the experience for moviegoers, and the St. More...

Social

Barbara Rock Is Featured Artist July 17

Barbara Rock will show her jewelry as featured artist of the week Wednesday, July 17, from noon to 3 p.m. at the Les Cheneaux Historical Museum in Cedarville.   More...

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Area Schools Announce Honor Roll Students

DeTour Area Schools Fourth Quarter Honor Roll   DeTour Arts and  Technology Academy  2nd Grade: Abigail Newell*, Ronald Papin, Scott Rairigh.  More...

Sports

24 Attend St. Ignace Saints One-day Volleyball Camp

The St. Ignace Saints volleyball team held a one-day camp Monday, July 8. More...

Wright, Hinsman Members of National Junior Championship

The Michigan Elite North basketball team won the title at the United States Junior National Tournament in Indianapolis over teams from Ohio, Michigan, Iowa, and Indiana Tuesday, July 9, and Wednesday, July 10.  More...

Munoscong Ladies Golf League June 17 Scramble Results

Munoscong Ladies Golf League results from the June 17 scramble follow:   Championship Flight  More...

Columns

Michigan Politics

Benishek, Levin Fight Military Sexual Assaults with Legislation, Meetings

On the political spectrum, Democrat Carl Levin, Michigan’s longestserving U.S. senator, who is retiring, and 1st District U.S. Representative Dan Benishek (R-Crystal Falls), who is gearing for a third term, are far, far apart.  More...

Engadine & Gould City

Great Lakes Sea Kayak Symposium in Grand Marais will have classes Wednesday, July 17, through Sunday, July 21. More...

DeTour

It doesn’t seem possible that we are now in the middle of July. The summer is moving much too quickly.  More...


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