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Ice Fishing, Bonfire, Fireworks Planned at Curtis

The first Pure Curtis Weekend will take place in the Portage Township village this Friday, February 14, Saturday, February 15, and Sunday, February 16. More...

Rare Snowmobiles in Spotlight at Naubinway

In the world of snowmobiling, there is always something to be said for being on the cutting edge. The latest sleds are always masterpieces of engineering, with all the newest features and refinements. But is newer always better? More...

News

Gubernatorial Candidate Mark Schauer Outlines Priorities During Stop in St. Ignace

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mark Schauer says his first priority for Michigan is education to create a “high wage, high growth, and high skill state.” He spoke with citizens at Java Joe’s Cafe in St. More...

Foster Hosts St. Ignace Office Hours

State Representative Frank Foster will be available to meet with residents during office hours in St. Ignace Saturday, February 15, from noon to 1 p.m. at the St. More...

Young Local Skaters Benefit From Pond Hockey Volunteers

St. Ignace Hockey Association

Young hockey players in St. Ignace score benefits from the annual U.P. Pond Hockey Tournament, as it raises money for the St. Ignace Hockey Association, helping to reduce costs for local youngsters to play hockey at home and away.  More...

Sports

Heading to States! 4 St. Ignace Hockey Teams Advance

Squirt AA, Peewee, Bantam, and Midget BB Players All Earn Spots to Compete at Finals in February and March

Four St. Ignace Saints youth hockey teams have qualified for the upcoming state finals. The St. More...

GIRLS BASKETBALL

St. Ignace Registers Signature Win; Wright Records Triple-Double   The St. More...

Saints Bowlers Compete at Alpena

The St. Ignace Saints girls bowling team dropped matches to Pe- toskey and Che- boygan and the boys fell to Che- boygan during Northern Bowling Association matches at Al- pena Saturday, February 8. More...

Opinion

Enbridge Presentation Screened Out Many Public Questions

To the Editor:  I attended the recent presentation by Enbridge Corporation, operating the pipeline that runs under the Straits of Mackinac and between Mullett and Burt lakes in Cheboygan County. More...

Public Should Have Had More Time To Question Enbridge Pipeline

To the Editor:  More...

Meeting Minutes - Free Access

St. Ignace City Council Minutes

City of St. Ignace Summary of Council Proceedings February 3, 2014  The regular meeting of the St. Ignace City Council convened at 7:00 pm in the Council Chambers of the Municipal Building. More...

Lantern Launch Among Snowsfest Highlights

Snowsfest participants since the 1970s will see familiar fashions this year as snow buddies, businesses, adults, and children set their styles for “groovy” at the Les Cheneaux Islands area’s winter celebration. More...

People Learn of Pipeline Projects

The public learned more about work planned on an oil pipeline running on the lake floor beneath the Straits of Mackinac at a meeting in St. More...

Buhro Wins Award

Stalwart Fair

Hazel Buhro, 81, of the Dafter area, recently received a state Heritage Award for her longstanding support of the Stalwart Fair. More...

Social

Allison Brown, Matthew Toth Engaged to Marry

Ben and Claudette Brown of St. Ignace announce the engagement of their daughter, Allison Brown, to Matthew Toth of Grand Rapids. Matthew is the son of Gary and Jeannine Toth of Toledo, Ohio.  More...

Quinn Hubbard

BIRTH

Reese and Sara Hubbard of Avon, Indiana, announce the birth of a daughter, Quinn McDonough Hubbard, born Monday, December 9, 2013, at Indiana University Health North Hospital in Carmel, Indiana.  She weighed 8 pounds, 3 ounces at birth and measu More...

Sweeney Joins Dean’s List

Patrick Sweeney of St. Ignace earned a 4.0 grade point average and was named to the dean’s list at Northern Michigan University for the fall 2013 semester. He is the son of Bob and Maureen Sweeney.   More...

Obituaries

Goldie Blair

Goldie A. Blair, 85, of St. Ignace, owned and operated River Bend Resort at Carp River for many years, where she was best known for her signature “Goldie Burgers,” and she owned “Goldie’s,” a catering business. Mrs. More...

John Thompson

John Wesley Thompson, 83, of Pickford, died Thursday, February 6, 2014, at War Memorial Hospital in Sault Ste. Marie.  He was born April 25, 1930, to Norman and Margaret “Bessie” (nee O’Brien) Thompson in Pickford.  More...

Rosemary Huhn

Rosemary L. Huhn, 96, of Eagle passed away Monday, February 3, 2014.  She was born October 18, 1917, in Detroit to Alfred B. and B. Aurelia (nee Schoenith) Snitgen.  More...

Columns

MSU Right Place To Sign Farm Bill

Michigan Politics

President Barack Obama’s signing of the five-year farm bill at Michigan State University Friday underscored Michigan’s role on the world agricultural scene and MSU’s contribution to it.  More...

Engadine-Gould City

The 22nd Annual Top of the Lake Snowmobile Show and Ride will be Friday, February 14, and Saturday, February 15, in Naubinway. Breakfast will be served Friday from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. More...

Brevort

A few of the Brevorters have been dealing with health issues, and now that the days are getting longer, we all seem to be getting better. More...


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