May 29, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Some Gave All: Solemn Ceremony Remembers Fallen Soldiers

Memorial Day ceremonies at the Mackinac County Soldiers and Sailors monument in St. Ignace included (from left) the U.S. More...

News

Temporary Layoff of 14 Workers Saves $50,000 for Mackinac County Road Commission

To recoup $50,000 in expenses incurred for winter road maintenance, the Mackinac County Road Commission temporarily laid off 14 of its 20 full-time workers Monday, May 19. More...

Moran Township: Resale Shop Must Remove Outdoor Items

Outdoor merchandise will be removed from The Shop resale store on US-2 between the Subway and Clyde’s Drive-In restaurants, and the store will move its merchandise indoors, except for firewood. More...

Sault Tribe Primary Election Narrows Field of Candidates

The field of candidates for tribal board representative seats was narrowed at the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians primary election Thursday, May 22. The general election is Thursday, June 26. Results of the primary are as follows.  More...

Obituaries

Katherine ‘Kay’ Steward

Katherine Ann “Kay” Steward, 78, of St. Ignace, passed away early Saturday, May 24, 2014, at Hospice of the EUP in Sault Ste. Marie. More...

Michael Amarose

Michael William Amarose, 56, of Hessel, died Monday, May 19, 2014, at his home.  He was born October 4, 1957, to Michael and Norma (nee Sanderson) Amarose in Sault Ste. Marie.  More...

Eileen Turner

Eileen “Ikie” C. Turner, May 15, 1925 – May 20, 2014   More...

Clark Township Projects Underway

Projects to increase municipal revenue, management of recreational areas, and an annual board salary increase highlighted the Wednesday, May 21, meeting of the Clark Township Board of Trustees.  More...

Welcome Center Adds Features

Hundreds of thousands of visitors travel over the Mackinac Bridge into the Upper Peninsula each year and immediately pull off the highway into the St. Ignace Welcome Center. The center provides U.P. More...

Sports

LaSalle High School Honors Top Athletes at Year-end Awards Ceremony

The David Frazier Workhorse Award winners include (from left) Morgan LaVake, James Cryderman, and Margo Brown. More...

Alexis Barr, Seth Bale Receive Top Senior Athletic Awards at Cedarville High

Alexis Barr and Seth Bale were named the top Cedarville senior athletes during the annual awards ceremony at the John Duncan Gymnasium Wednesday, May 21.  Sam Eberts and Alexis Barr received the Bob-O-Classic Scholarship from Superintendent Rand More...

Trojans to Host Shooting Clinic

The Cedarville Trojans will host the nationally acclaimed Pat Miller U-Can-Shoot Clinic Wednesday, June 4, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.  More...

Opinion

Opposes Sale of Public Land To Mining Company

To the Editor:  This concerns the proposed sale of 10,000 acres of state-owned land by the Department of Natural Resources to the Graymont Mining Company of Canada. It will affect Mackinac, Luce, and Chippewa counties. More...

Columns

The Memoir of Amway’s Rich DeVos

Michigan Politics

Whether embracing or rejecting his conservative views, one can still marvel at the extraordinary worldwide business success of Michigan’s Rich DeVos and acknowledge that he has made huge contributions to the betterment of Grand Rapids.  More...

Les Cheneaux

This past week has gone by so fast, as have the months of April and May. It has been warmer, and the trees are budding, more flowers are appearing, and many people are planting their gardens. More...

Les Cheneaux

Sunday, May 25, was a beautiful, sunny, and warm day, and a perfect graduation day for Cedarville’s high school seniors. Congratulations to the Class of 2014. We wish you success and happiness in whatever you undertake.  More...


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