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Significant Rebound Ahead for Great Lakes Levels

Higher Great Lakes water levels are expected from March through August, with the most notable increases at lakes Michigan, Huron, and Superior. Calling it a significant rebound, officials say the rise benefits shippers, marinas, and boaters. More...

News

All Mackinaw City Residents Asked to Let Their Water Run Continuously

The Village of Mackinaw City has again issued a Let Water Run Order to all of its municipal users, asking them to run water in their homes until further notice. The warning was issued Friday, March 7.  More...

Cheboygan, St. Marys River Will Get New Federal Dredging Funds

A total of $25 million will soon be distributed to 11 Great Lakes navigation improvement projects, including three local projects on the St. Marys River and in Cheboygan Harbor, by the Army Corps of Engineers. More...

Committee Mulls How City of Mackinac Island Should Control Liquor

The City of Mackinac Island is considering limiting where bars and restaurants can have a dance floor and live music. More...

Sports

St. Ignace Wins Regionals; Saints, Trojans, Bulldogs Take Districts

The St. Ignace Saints girls basketball team won the Class C regional matchup in Escanaba with wins over L’Anse and Ishpeming. More...

Boys Class D Districts Cedarville Trojans

Cedarville Wins 9th Straight District Title; Duncan Scores 1,000th Career Point   More...

Boys Class D Districts Rudyard Bulldogs

Second Half Key To Bulldogs District Title Over Comets   The Rudyard Bulldogs outscored the Mackinaw City Comets 41-16 in the second and third quarters en route to a 74-46 win during the Class D district championship in Mackinaw City Friday, Mar More...

Opinion

Mining Is Not the Answer

To the Editor:  More...

Urges Everyone to Comment To DNR on Land Sale

To the Editor:  This is to urge you to comment to the Michigan DNR on the Graymont mine land sale. More...

What Good Is the Graymont Mine For the Community?

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Meeting Minutes - Free Access

St. Ignace City Council Minutes

Council Proceedings (Unofficial)  The Regular Council meeting convened at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, March 3, 2014, in the Council Chambers at City Hall with Mayor Grondin presiding.   More...

Clark Township Minutes

CLARK TOWNSHIP BOARD OF TRUSTEES REGULAR MEETING FEBRUARY 19, 2014 AT 7:00 PM  Call to Order & Pledge of Allegiance: 7:00 PM  Roll Call: Present – Reid, Rutledge, Carpenter, Sherlund, Wellnitz.   More...

Roof Falls In On Store

The roof of the Monster Teez store in Mackinaw Crossings shopping complex collapsed Friday morning, March 7. While the store was all but destroyed, the business is seasonal and no one was inside when the 11 a.m. collapse occurred. More...

More Pipes Freeze

Water lines to eight St. Ignace homes and a church froze during the weekend, and another home and church froze Monday, March 10. More...

City Seeks Deal

Mackinac Island

The City of Mackinac Island may soon acquire the Coal Dock for $2.34 million from Union Terminal Piers. More...

Social

Ostomy Association Will Meet Sunday

The Straits Area Ostomy Association will meet Sunday, March 16, at 2 p.m. at McLaren Northern Michigan hospital in Petoskey. Participants will meet in the back doctors’ dining room. All interested people may attend.   More...

Students Named to CMU Honor Roll

Local students named on the Central Michigan honors list for fall 2013 semester are: Freshmen: Marina Brown of St. Ignace, Nicole Bouwma of Drummond Island, Katrina Hoolsema of Rudyard, Leah Jarvie of Rudyard, Megan Trotter of Kincheloe. More...

Several Local Students Earn Degrees From CMU in December

Ivy Thurston of St. Ignace and Scott Butkovich of Engadine were both graduated from Central Michigan University with Bachelors of Science degrees in December. Debra Wilson of Brimley earned a Bachelor of Arts degree, while Kayla Gustin of St. More...

Obituaries

Iris Faleris

Iris C. Faleris, 98, of Cheboygan, formerly of St. More...

Carl McIntire

Carl Fredrick McIntire, 47, of Cedarville, died peacefully at his home Monday, March 3, 2014, surrounded by his family.  He was born July 22, 1966, to Robert and Sally (nee Hibner) McIntire, in Alpena.  More...

Lawrence Lofdahl

Lawrence Eric Lofdahl, 81, of Cedarville, died Tuesday, January 28, 2014, at War Memorial Hospital in Sault Ste. Marie, after a short illness. More...

Columns

The Doctor and the General In Congressional Race

Michigan Politics

Northern Michigan’s nationally watched 1st District congressional race between two-term Republican incumbent Dan Benishek and Democratic challenger Jerry Cannon have yet to have head-to-head encounters. More...

‘This Goal Is Genius’

Keep Doing It: Advice for Growing Your Business

I am not the best communicator. I have a sarcastic sense of humor that I use to reduce the tension that builds up in any business or social encounter. Some people don’t get, understand, or like my sarcasm. More...

Engadine-Gould City

Hello, everyone. Things seem to be warming up a bit outdoors.  There will be a St. Patrick’s Day dance at the Luce County LINK (Teen Center) Friday, March 14, from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. with disc jockey Sparky. More...


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