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Narrowing Street May Aid Safety

St. Ignace City Council Considers Street, Crosswalks

A plan to narrow I-75 Business Loop (State Street) further from the downtown area is being discussed by the City of St. Ignace, both at the Downtown Development Authority and the City Council levels. More...

15 Moran Artists To Show at Studios

When retired teacher and artist Clarlyn Ledy realized how much creative talent was packed into her little town of Moran, she began looking for a way to share that with others.  More...

News

The City of Mackinac Island Intervenes in Lawsuit Involving Access at Dock

An ongoing lawsuit will decide whether Union Terminal Piers should pay to have access to city streets through private property at the head of the Arnold Dock.  More...

Mackinac Planning Commission: Video Conferencing Would Aid Government and Business

Advanced video conferencing systems may be installed to better link Eastern Upper Peninsula communities with each other, Lower Michigan, and other areas.  More...

I-75 Detour Begins This Week While Culvert Is Replaced

An I-75 detour is estimated to start Tuesday, June 17, while the Michigan Department of Transportation will be replacing a large culvert on I-75 less than a mile north of the Chippewa/Mackinac County line. More...

Obituaries

Harry Fisher

Harry W. More...

Alice Powell

Longtime Les Cheneaux summer resident Alice Powell, 85, of Los Angeles, California, died Saturday, June 14, 2014, in Miami, Florida.  More...

Marion Peltier

Marion Peltier, 90, of Cheboygan, passed away late Monday morning, June 16, 2014, at Evergreen Living Center in St. Ignace.  She was born July 27, 1923, to Albert and Bernice (nee Olesek) Majestic in Cheboygan.  More...

Meeting Minutes - Free Access

Clark Township Minutes

CLARK TOWNSHIP BOARD OF TRUSTEES WATERSHED COUNCIL TOWN HALL MEETING / MILFOIL UPDATE MAY 22, 2014 AT 6:00 PM  More...

Clark Township Minutes

CLARK TOWNSHIP BOARD OF TRUSTEES REGULAR MEETING MAY 21, 2014 AT 7:00 PM   More...

Clark Township Minutes

CLARK TOWNSHIP BOARD OF TRUSTEES BUDGET WORKSHOP  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 4, 2014  9:00 AM  Called to Order: 12:20 PM   More...

Antiques on the Bay to Show Off Rare and Classic Cars

St. Ignace Marina Will Be Site of Vintage Auto Display This Weekend, and 39th St. Ignace Car Show Follows Next Weekend

Classic automobiles of all types will be displayed at the St. Ignace Marina Saturday, June 21, for the 18th annual Antiques on the Bay car show. The event showcases original or restored classic cars from 1989 and earlier. More...

New Drug Task Force Is in Place

A surge in crimes related to heroin, methamphetamine, and illegal prescription drug use throughout the Eastern Upper Peninsula has prompted Mackinac County to withdraw its participation in Straits Area Narcotics Enforcement (SANE) in favor of support More...

Pole Raising Keeps Old Tradition Alive

Sunday’s Event in Brevort Honors Swedish Culture

The annual Midsummer Pole Raising in Brevort will be Sunday, June 22, at Trinity Lutheran Church. The ceremony to raise the 30-foot pole will begin at 2 p.m. and will be followed by a potluck dinner at 4 p.m.  More...

Social

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Sports

‘Why Not Us:’ Mackinaw City Comets Hold Basketball Camps

The Mackinaw City Comets Why Not Us basketball camps were held from Monday, June 9, through Friday, June 13. More...

LaSalle High School to Host 29th U.P. All-Star Classic

LaSalle High School will host the 29th annual Upper Peninsula girls and boys all-star basketball classic Friday and Saturday, June 20 and 21.  The athletes will arrive in St. Ignace Friday. The girls will practice at 3:30 p.m. More...

Horseshoe League Results

Women’s AA: Hakola Logging 15, Wendricks Truss 33, Demwatting 15, Clyde’s Kinross 23, Bella and Joyce 20, Liz and Amber 8.  Women’s A: Chippewa Animal Clinic 22, Jodie and Tiffany 20, Eclipse Salon 30.  More...

Columns

Reflections on Hollywood Incentives and Highway Fixes

Michigan Politics

Go figure. More...

Looking Back

100 YEARS AGO  The St. Ignace Enterprise  Thursday, June 16, 1914   More...

Brevort

While walking on the beach this past week, Tracy Movalson observed a bat lying in the sand. As she got closer, the bat fluttered its wings and flew away. More...


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