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Straits Club Grooms Trails to Perfection

Seeks More Volunteer Groomer Drivers

Winter is the Straits area is cold and snowy, which makes it the perfect spot for snowmobiling. More...

News

Senatorial Candidate Gary Peters Stops in St. Ignace

Completing his six day tour of the Upper Peninsula, U. S. Senate candidate Gary Peters stopped in St. Ignace to hear the concerns of area residents and to announce that one of his major political priorities is to strengthen the middle class.  More...

Les Cheneaux Schools to Seek Multi-year Millage in May

Les Cheneaux Community Schools typically approaches the public once a year and requests a 18 mill tax levy for the bulk of its operation. The district will ask taxpayers in May to approve the millage for four years, through 2017.  More...

‘Safer to Keep Them Out Than Pull Them Out’- US-2 Closes Feb. 26

Just days after a major storm Friday, February 21, closed US-2, another blowing whiteout put the road out of action Wednesday, February 26. The closure was the second during February and fifth overall this winter.  More...

Sports

Class C Districts Semifinals at Inland Lakes, Finals at St. Ignace

Saints Wins 6th Consecutive District Title With Win Over Newberry   The St. More...

Class D Districts At Brimley

Brimley Downs Cedarville For District Crown   Nine players scored for the Brimley Bays during a 62-39 win over the Cedarville Trojans for the Class D district championship at Karl Parker Gymnasium Friday, February 28.  More...

Class D Districts At Mackinaw City

Engadine Wins First District Title Since 2005 With Win Over Mackinaw City   The Engadine Eagles won their first Class D district championship since 2005 with a 66-41 win over the host Mackinaw City Comets Friday, February 28.  More...

Lighthouse Study Tracks Evaporation

Ice Cover Could Mean Higher Water Levels

Weather readings taken at a Great Lakes lighthouse locked in ice, compared to readings at another lighthouse in open water, have given researchers an unprecedented opportunity to learn more about winter evaporation and how it may impact water levels. More...

City: Events Fees Hard to Pin Down

All special events organizers in St. Ignace will see bills for city services and materials if they use them, and not if they don’t, the city manager says. More...

2 Take Their Game To State Finals

LaSalle High School juniors Sharman Colegrove and James Cryderman competed in state finals contests for bowling in Battle Creek and wrestling at The Palace of Auburn Hills, respectively.  More...

Social

Carly Bauknecht, Amos Woods to Wed in August

Brian Bauknecht of East Lansing and Jeff and Nan Carter of Eaton Rapids announce the engagement of their daughter, Carly Ann Bauknecht, to Amos Edwin Woods, son of Allen Woods and Cheryl Woods, both of DeTour Village.  Ms. More...

Justen Frazier Completes Air Force Basic Training

Air Force Airman Justen Frazier was graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas.  Mr. More...

EUP Students Named to NMU Dean’s List

Local students named to the dean’s list for fall 2013 at Northern Michigan University include the following:  Grade point average of 4.0: Molly Dake, Whitney Guillard, and Ryan Perrigo, all of Newberry; Noah Clock of Curtis, Katelyn Horn o More...

Obituaries

Robert VanHorn

Robert John VanHorn, 89, of Cedarville, died Friday, February 21, 2014, at Cedar Cove Assisted Living Community in Cedarville.  He was born February 24, 1924, in Pontiac, to Frank and Gertrude (nee Fox) VanHorn.  More...

Frank Sperry

Commander Frank M. Sperry, 89, passed away Sunday, February 16, 2014, in Houston, Texas. He was a longtime resident of St. Ignace. He was born May 10, 1924, in Los Angeles, California. More...

Iris Faleris

Iris Faleris, 98, of Cheboygan, formerly of St. Ignace, passed away peacefully Sunday evening, March 2, 2014, at her home on Black River Road near Cheboygan.  She was born September 4, 1915, in West Virginia.  Mrs. More...

Columns

Focus on the Dingells And Dave Camp

Michigan Politics

Debbie Dingell, seeking to replace her husband, 30-term U.S. Representative John Dingell (D-Dearborn), who is retiring after 58 years with the longest tenure in congressional history, has a northern Michigan tie, of sorts.  More...

Engadine & Gould City

Hello, everyone.  The Hudson-Hendricks Township Fire Department’s annual sledding party will be Saturday, March 8, from noon to 4 p.m. at the Hudson Township Fire Hall in Garnet (on H-40). More...

Rexton-Garnet

Having returned home from the not so warm or sunny south, we were not fully prepared for all the snow we came home to. What a sight! More...


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