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Food Giveaway Planned

Hunger-relief organization Feeding America will offer a second free-food delivery at Cedar Post Thrift Shop and Emergency Food Pantry in Cedarville Saturday, February 1. More...

News

Potential to Eliminate Landline Phone Service Causes Concern for Rural Areas

People in rural areas could find themselves without traditional landline telephone service or an equivalent way to contact emergency rescue crews if a bill passes that would change telecommunication regulations in 2017.  More...

Liquor Licenses Denied for Two Mackinac Island Restaurants

The Michigan Liquor Control Commission has denied Class-C liquor licenses for two restaurants on Mackinac Island. More...

Flu Vaccine Depleted in County, But More Coming for Hospital

The Mackinac County supply of flu shots ran out last week, but more doses are coming. More...

Sports

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Four Players Score Double Figures in Saints Win   The St. Ignace Saints notched a 72-30 non-conference home win over the Cedarville Trojans Monday, January 13. More...

Saints’ Cryderman Places First at U.P. Championships

The Saints’ James Cryderman finished first in the 171-pound weight class with a 4-0 record that included two pins during the Upper Peninsula Championships at Marquette High School Saturday, January 18.  St. More...

St. Ignace Girls Bowlers Split; Boys Drop Pair at Cheboygan

The St. Ignace Saints girls bowling team split their matches, defeating the Gaylord Blue Devils and falling to the Petoskey Northmen at Cheboygan Saturday, January 18.  More...

Columns

Foot on the Gas -- Or on the Brake?

Michigan Politics

Governor Rick Snyder’s fourth and final State of the State address of his first term last week not only set a 2014 agenda for the legislature, it also helps set the stage for the campaign that will determine whether he will get a second term in More...

Engadine & Gould City

The bitter cold weather has returned this week.  More...

Les Cheneaux

It’s a chilly 15 degrees below zero this Tuesday morning, January 21, at 6:30 a.m. More...

New Culinary School Announced at Hessel

Will Train Chefs in Waterfront Restaurant Setting

“We have the boat school. Now we’ll have the culinary school. More...

Visitors Bureau Gives $50,000 to Little Bear

Arena Brings People to St. Ignace, Say Hoteliers

With hockey tournaments, a place to host conferences, a fitness center, and other amenities, Little Bear East Arena not only provides a facility for events, but supports the community by drawing people to town throughout the year. More...

Snowmobile Laws Eyed on Island

Snowmobilers on Mackinac Island can expect greater police presence as the city tries to enforce more of its traffic laws this winter. More...

Social

Zion Lutheran Church Serves Warm Soup on a Winter’s Day in St. Ignace

The volunteers in the kitchen of Zion Lutheran Church take on all parts of putting on the meal, from cooking the assortment of soups to slicing bread and pouring coffee. More...

Rachelle Allers, Matthew Sexton United in Marriage

Rachelle Allers and Matthew Sexton, both of Brownstown Township, near Detroit, were united in marriage Friday, October 11, 2013, in the Little Wedding Chapel at Heritage Park in Taylor.  The bride was given in marriage by her mother, Sabrina All More...

McFarlane Is On Dean’s List

Zachary McFarlane, of St. Ignace, was named to the dean’s list at Alpena Community College for the 2013 fall semester.  The dean’s list recognizes fulltime students whose grade point averages are 3.5 and above on a 4.0 scale.   More...

Obituaries

Mollie Kahl

Mollie Grace (nee Riordan) Kahl, 94, of Rudyard, was a longtime high school teacher, principal, and coach in Rudyard. Mrs. More...

Jean Crawford

Jean R. Crawford, 90, of Sault Ste. Marie, formerly of Pickford, passed away January 14, 2014, in Sault Ste. More...

Ronald Nordquist

Ronald Lemuel Nordquist, 81, of Cedarville, passed away January 17, 2014, at the Hospice of the EUP House in Sault Ste. Marie.  He was born May 12, 1932, to Olaf “Al” and Hilda (nee Weston) Nordquist in Cedarville.  More...


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