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Family Fun Ready For Super Saturday

St. Ignace’s annual Super Saturday family day at the Little Bear East Arena will be Saturday, May 17, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and include free games, activities, and a child identification program.  More...

School Requests Pass at Pickford, Cedarville

At Rudyard School, $3.75M Bond Proposal Fails by 16 Votes

At a special election Tuesday, May 6, a bond proposal by Rudyard Area Schools was narrowly defeated, a bond proposal by Pickford Public Schools was approved, and voters passed a four-year operating millage for Les Cheneaux Community   More...

News

Voters Help Pass ISD Millage

Mackinaw City

The Charlevoix-Emmet Intermediate School District millage passed in its multi-county election Tuesday, May 6, by an unofficial vote of 2,816- 1,169. The four-year millage renewal was for 0.75 mill or 75¢ on every $1,000 of taxable value. More...

Historic Parks Sites Open For Season

Mackinac State Historic Parks sites on Mackinac Island and in Mackinaw City opened Monday, May 5, for the summer season. Here, historical interpreter Adam Franti fires the first cannon at Fort Mackinac just after 9 a.m. More...

New Suite to Debut at Mackinac Island’s Grand Hotel Honors the Late R.D. Musser, Jr.

Inside Grand Hotel, preparations are well underway for summer, including a brand new suite on the top floor that will debut this year. More...

Sports

Hannah Reed, Lindsay Grzesiek, Emily Bosley Receive Top Athletic Award at DeTour

Hannah Reed, Lindsay Grzesiek, and Emily Bosley shared the Bob “O” Memorial Scholarship presented by Linda and Alex Fisher during the DeTour High School Athletic and Academic Awards ceremony Wednesday, May 7. More...

LaSalle Sports Hall of Fame Accepts Nominations

The LaSalle High School Hall of Fame Committee is accepting nominations for the Class of 2014. Previous nominations, along with nominations since 2013, will be reviewed by the committee to create the 2014 ballot.  More...

Saints Girls, Boys Hoops Players Earn Honors

The St. Ignace Saints basketball players received awards during a ceremony Sunday, May 11, at LaSalle High School.  More...

Columns

Obama Focus on Midwest Climate Change Threats

Michigan Politics

The Obama Administration last week released a call “for urgent action to combat the threats of climate change” that included specifics on Michigan and other Midwest states.  More...

Engadine Consolidated Schools

The high school band concert was Tuesday, May 13, at 7 p.m. Jeremiah Clark and the sixth through 12th grade bands show their diligence in creating a strong music program.  More...

Les Cheneaux

This past week we’ve had more than our share of severe rainstorms. We even had thunder and lightning at times. In spite of that, it was great to see some boats out on the lake. I wasn’t so happy to see the return of the cormorants.  More...

Breaking News - 5/14/2014 9:05 AM

Coast Guard at St. Ignace Open House Is May 17 - Free Access

The crew of Coast Guard Station St. Ignace will open their doors for a special public open house Saturday, May 17, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

Dialysis Unit Will Close; Hospital Seeks Tax Renewal

The dialysis unit at Mackinac Straits Health System in St. Ignace will be shut down this fall as part of a cost-cutting move. Low use, high cost, and competition led to the hospital administration’s decision to focus on other services.  More...

Marquette Street Will See Improvements

DDA Business Study Will Begin Soon

Road work and improving the downtown St. Ignace appearance and economy were among issues covered by the Downtown Development Authority Friday, May 9.   More...

Doud, Myers, Price, Moskwa Elected

City of Mackinac Island

On Mackinac Island, incumbent mayor Margaret Doud defeated challenger Tim Leeper, 229 to 138 in a Tuesday, May 6, election that saw a 53% turnout.  More...

Social

Taylor Severance Recieves LSSU Academic Scholarship

Taylor Severance, a senior at LaSalle High School, has been awarded a scholarship for academic excellence and achievement from Lake Superior State University. More...

McLeod Inducted Into LSSU Lambda Pi Eta Honor Society

Malloree McLeod of Cedarville, a communication student at Lake Superior State University, was inducted into the LSSU chapter of Lambda Pi Eta, an international communication honor society, Friday, April 25. More...

Nicholas Schlehuber to Wed Alison Hitchcock

Ivan and Karen Schlehuber of St. Ignace and Doug and Linda Hitchcock of Dayton, Ohio, announce the engagement of their children, Nicholas Charles Schlehuber and Alison Linn Hitchcock.  More...

Obituaries

Gregory Wolski

Gregory Thomas Wolski, 59, of Sault Ste. Marie, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, May 6, 2014.  He was born April 2, 1955, to Thomas and Louise (nee Bonczkiewiecz) Wolski.  More...

Robert Gibson

Robert D. Gibson, 75, a longtime Newberry resident and retired local physician, died unexpectedly at Helen Newberry Joy Hospital in Newberry Tuesday, May 6, 2014.  He was born July 28, 1938, to Dr. More...

Myrtle Schuehrer

Myrtle A. Schuehrer, 90, of Drummond Island, died Friday, May 9, 2014, at the Hospice House of the EUP in Sault Ste. Marie.  She was born January 1, 1924, to Emil and Cassie (nee Worcester) Smith in Elyria in Lorain County, Ohio.  Mrs. More...


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