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Syrup Farms Host Tours

The sweet smell of boiling maple syrup is expected to be a highlight this weekend as the Michigan Maple Syrup Association hosts its second annual Michigan Maple Weekend Saturday, March 29, and Sunday, March 30. More...

Friends Recall Legacy of Ken Teysen

Mackinaw City Businessman, Historian, and Community Promoter

Longtime businessman, local historian, and strong community booster Kenneth C. Teysen will be remembered for his role in establishing and promoting Mackinaw City’s history, Memorial Day celebrations, and its hospitable atmosphere. More...

News

Center for Michigan Will Visit Mackinaw City Wednesday

The Center for Michigan will be at the Mackinaw Area Public Library Wednesday, March 26, at 7 p.m. More...

Session Closed for HDC Meeting

The City of Mackinac Island Historic District Commission met behind closed doors for about 90 minutes Tuesday, March 11, to discuss a pending lawsuit filed against the city and commission by developer Ira Green.  More...

Mackinac Tribal Nation Takes New Step Toward Recognition

A lawsuit has been filed against the Secretary of the Interior in Washington, D.C. by the Mackinac Tribal Nation, which seeks recognition by the federal government as its own sovereign tribe. More...

Sports

Trojans Fall in D Semifinals

Cedarville Completes Season with 23-3 Record   The Cedarville Trojans bid for a third state championship appearance was halted by Adrian Lenawee Christian Cougars 67-58 during the Class D state semifinals at Michigan State University Breslin Cen More...

Savannah Dugan Signs with Western

Senior Savannah Dugan of Rudyard signed a National Letter of Intent to study and participate in track and field, throwing shot-put, discus, and hammer for the Western Michigan Broncos. More...

EUPC All-League Teams

Selected by David Latva  BOYS PLAYERS OF THE YEAR  Cedarville: Joey Duncan Dan Stenback   More...

Opinion

Hats Off to the Saints and Trojans

To the Editor:  March Madness! It takes an excessive amount of work, dedication, love for each other, and tons of effort to be a number one team in the state of Michigan. More...

U.P. Robotics Teams Show Ingenuity

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Meeting Minutes - Free Access

St. Ignace City Council Minutes

City of St. Ignace  Summary of Council Proceedings  March 17, 2014  The Regular Council meeting convened at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, March 17, 2014, in the Council Chambers at City Hall with Mayor Grondin presiding.   More...

Tourism Forecast Looks Sunny for 2014 Season

Greater awareness of Michigan as a travel destination, demand for memorable experiences during vacations, higher consumer confidence, and more state marketing suggest Michigan will see strong increases in travel and travel spending in 2014. More...

23 Laid Off at Hospital

Fifteen jobs will be eliminated and hours will be reduced for eight others at Mackinac Straits Health System in St. Ignace beginning Tuesday, April 1. More...

Lining Up for Family Fun

For the 11th year, Family Fun Day helped families and friends break cabin fever, get together after a long winter, and learn about a variety of helpful resources while playing games and enjoying food, all free of charge, at Little Bear East Arena and More...

Social

Collier, Helms Are Students of Month

LaSalle High School

Anesa Collier and James Helms, both seniors at LaSalle High School, have been selected as February Students of the Month by school faculty.  Anesa Collier   More...

EUP School Districts Announce Honor Roll

DeTour Area Schools  Second Quarter  7th Grade: Riley Autore*, Alora Barbeaux, Leo Dudeck, Brandon Falkenberg*, Gunnar Fountain*, Joey Raabe, Riley Schultz, Pearl Seaman, Colton Sterling.  More...

Middle School Students Honored With Incentives

Pickford Public Schools

Students in sixth, seventh, and eighth grades at Pickford Public Schools who exhibit outstanding behavior, academic achievement, and attendance will be eligible for the Card Incentive program as follows:  Gold Card: No unexcused absences or tar More...

Obituaries

Steven Fierek

Steven Dennis Fierek, 61, of DeTour Village, died Monday, March 24, 2014, at his home. He had been ill with cancer.  He was born September 11, 1952, to Henry and Eleanor (nee Olmstead) Fierek in Sault Ste. Marie.  More...

James Lovegrove

James Howard Lovegrove, 78, of St. Ignace, passed away Saturday, March 22, 2014, at his home. He had been ill with cancer for six months.  He was born November 17, 1935, to Howard and Virginia (nee Blattert) Lovegrove in Rudyard Township.  More...

Kathryn Morrison

Kathryn Elise “Kay” Morrison, 90, of Pickford, died Monday, March 17, 2014, at Cedar Cove Assisted Living Community in Cedarville.  She was born January 16, 1924, to Carl and Elise (nee Nelson) Pearson in Marquette.  More...

Columns

Agressive Lon Johnson’s First Year As State Dem Chair

Michigan Politics

When unseated 13 months ago, Michigan Democratic Chairman Mark Brewer was the party’s longest-serving chair in the nation and second to none in aggressively carrying the partisan fight across his state. More...

Les Cheneaux

Our weather has improved this past week. The rain helped melt some of the snowbanks, but we still have a lot of snow.  Folks in Cedarville and Hessel recently traveled to basketball games in Marquette and East Lansing.  More...

Les Cheneaux

It’s nice to be home once more, in spite of the snow and cold weather. I enjoy the change of seasons: seeing the snow melt, watching Cedarville Channel open, summer birds returning, and the early daffodils poking through the ground. More...


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