April 3, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Farms Create Market for EUP Wool

Typically found ambling around fields in Rudyard during the summer, the sheep of the Wallis family farm gather near a cluster of buildings on a bright and sunny winter afternoon. More...

News

Citizens Consider Priorities for Economy, Education, Quality of Life

“What kind of Michigan do you want in the future?”  More...

Arnold Transit Names New President to Replace Jim Wynn

Management Changing at Ferry Company

The management structure of Arnold Transit Company has changed. More...

Grant Applications Accepted At Les Cheneaux This Spring

The Les Cheneaux Community Foundation is accepting applications for its 2014 spring grant cycle. The cycle opens Monday, April 7, and closes Friday, May 2, at 4 p.m.  More...

Sports

Local Girls Hockey Team Finishes State Runner-up

The Cheboygan Girls U19 hockey team finished runner-up in the 2014 Michigan Amateur Hockey Association Girls House State Playoffs in Alpena Friday, March 7, through Sunday, March 9.  The team includes St. More...

Wright, Duncan Selected Players of the Year

Wright, Duncan Selected Players of the Year in U.P.   Kelley Wright of St. More...

Autumn Orm Receives U.P. Courageous Athlete Award

LaSalle High School junior Autumn Orm received the prestigious Gil Heard Courageous Athlete Award that is selected by the Upper Peninsula Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association during their annual meeting Wednesday, March 26. More...

Columns

Michigan’s Clout to Fade On Capitol Hill

Michigan Politics

Our clout fades big time. The announced surprise retirements of a third and then a fourth key Michigan player on Capitol Hill were big losses for the state and the nation.  More...

Les Cheneaux

Several folks from the area attended the wedding of Adam Dingman and Jordan Trombley Saturday, March 29, in Midland. More...

Rexton-Garnet

The newest Naubinway business has some familiar faces in the kitchen and behind the counter. More...

Region Asks for Emergency Aid

Expenses Mounting for Winter Repairs

Mackinac County has joined a regional effort seeking emergency state funding for expenses caused by the harsh winter. More...

Tax Revenue Falls

County, School, Townships to See Loss

A state tax commission decision to reduce taxes paid by Great Lakes Transmission Company will result in a loss of about $15.2 million in taxable value across parts of Mackinac County. More...

Visitors Learn About Maple Sugar Harvest

Many local residents had a sweet time Michigan Maple Weekend at five Eastern Upper Peninsula syrup farms Saturday, March 29, and Sunday, March 30. More...

Social

10 Eastern Upper Peninsula Students to Be Honored for Service by United Way

Students Have Donated Almost 8,000 Hours of Community Service

Ten students from Rudyard, Pickford, Sault Area, and Malcolm High Schools will receive awards for serving a minimum of 400 hours of service to their communities. More...

Dylan Formolo Finishes Basic Training in Navy

Navy Seaman Recruit Dylan Formolo recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Illinois.  More...

BIRTHS

Ethan Paney   Andrew and Lois Paney of Oxford, Mississippi, announce the birth of a son, Ethan Benjamin Paney, born Monday, March 3, 2014, at Baptist Hospital in Oxford.  He weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces at birth and measured 19 inches in leng More...

Obituaries

Barbara Donnelly

Barbara Anne Donnelly, 61, of Pine Bush, New York, passed away Sunday, March 16, 2014, at her home.  She was born October 1, 1952, to John and Muriel Donnelly. Mr. Donnelly was a former mayor of St. More...

Tina LaChapelle

Tina Bernice LaChapelle, 56, of St. More...

Marguerite Ball

Marguerite Ellen Ball, 86, of Sault Ste. Marie, passed away Friday, March 28, 2014, at Long Term Care at War Memorial Hospital in Sault Ste. More...


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