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St. Ignace City Council Paid $1,290 for Month of June

St. Ignace City Council members were paid $1,290 for the month of June. The mayor receives $70 to attend council meetings and $60 to attend committee meetings or represent the city at events. More...

Hessel Airport to Offer Fuel

Fuel will be available at the Albert J. Lindberg Airport north of Hessel by Saturday, August 9, said fixed-base operator Chris Mast. Fuel has not been offered since inground tanks were shut down several years ago. More...

Results for Sault Tribal Board Election Announced

The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians Election Committee has announced the results for this year’s tribal board election held Thursday, June 26.  The unofficial results are as follows, with winners’ names in bold:  More...

Sports

Sarah Dehring, Alma Scots Host Volleyball Clinic on Island

Members of Mackinac Island Lakers, St. Ignace Saints, Pickford Panthers, and Sault Ste. Marie Blue Devils volleyball teams took part in the clinic on Mackinac Island. More...

Horseshoe League Results

Women’s AA: Hakola Logging 24, Wendricks Truss 49, Demwatting 18, Clyde’s Kinross 36, Ed’s Fish 25, Liz and Amber 15.  Women’s A: Chippewa Animal Clinic 34, Jodi and Tiffany 33, Eclipse Salon 40.  More...

Pickford Golf Scramble Is July 12

The Four-Person Golf Scramble will be Saturday, July 12, at the Munoscong Golf Club at 141 East 22 Mile Road in Pickford. Divisions include men, women, and mixed. Cost is $40 per person, which includes 18 holes of golf with a cart. More...

Opinion

America’s Birthday And the U.S. Constitution

To the Editor:  Our birthday is coming. It is America’s birthday this week. I wish I would have been born on the Fourth of July. Happy birthday, United States of America.  More...

Columns

Levin, Stabenow Tout Great Lakes Sanctuaries

Michigan Politics

Michigan’s top three statewide officeholders have a solid record in bipartisan national politics of working with neighboring states on Great Lakes issues.  More...

Rexton-Garnet

J.D. Livermore, Jr., who was the guest speaker Sunday, June 29, at the Rexton Mennonite Church, enjoyed Sunday dinner at the home of his aunt and uncle, Louella and John Snow.  More...

Les Cheneaux

A memorial service for Lawrence Lofdahl will be Sunday, July 6, at 2 p.m. at the First Union Church in Cedarville. Mr. Lofdahl, 81, of Cedarville, passed away January 28, 2014, in Sault Ste. Marie. More...

HOME Earns Awards

Singled Out for Work in Foreclosure Prevention

Housing Opportunities Made Equal of Mackinac County has been recognized with two awards by Michigan state agencies. More...

Changes Ahead in School Staffing

Les Cheneaux Community Schools ended the 2013/2014 school year in better-than-anticipated financial condition, and the board of education has adopted a tight but balanced budget for 2014/2015. More...

Social

Kaitlin McDonald, Travis Hill To Wed in St. Ignace

Jim and Lil McDonald of St. Ignace announce the engagement of their daughter, Kaitlin Maren Mc- Donald, to Travis Powell Hill, son of Rich and Judy Hill of Sault Ste. Marie. Ms. More...

Steiner Earns Degree From NMU

Lewis Steiner was graduated from Northern Michigan University in Marquette Saturday, May 3, with a Bachelor of Science degree in network computing and a minor in electronics.  He is the son of Dean and Laurie Steiner of St. More...

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Obituaries

Keith Hunt

Keith Lynn Hunt, 91, of Grand Rapids, died Monday, June 30, 2014.  He was born to Ralph and Mary Ettie Hunt in Detroit.  More...

Romy Castillo

Romy P. Castillo, 73, of Rudyard, died Sunday, June 22, 2014, in Sault Ste. Marie.  He was born October 28, 1940, in Kawit, Cavite, Philippines, to Monico and Ramona (nee Pale) Castillo, He was named Gaudioso Pale Castillo at birth.  More...

Jessie Barber

Jessie Barber, 94, an Engadine area resident, died peacefully Thursday, June 26, 2014, at Barker Country Living Adult Foster Care Home in Germfask.  She was born September 29, 1919, to Abraham and Doretta (nee Zoller) Derusha in Gladstone.  More...


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