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News

Wolf Hunting Is Authorized, but No Hunt This Fall; Opposition Preparing to Sue

Wolf hunting has once again been legalized in Michigan, and the legislation authorizing it may stick. But owing to legal timelines, there will not be a wolf hunt in fall 2014. More...

Seney Refuge Plans Proposed

The public is asked to contribute ideas on new environmental assessment and hunting plans proposed for Seney National Wildlife Refuge. More...

Local Modeler Tim Ahlborn’s Trucks to Be Showcased at Little Bear East Saturday

At the Richard Crane Memorial Truck Show this weekend in St. Ignace, the main truck displays downtown and outside at the Little Bear East Arena will be accompanied by a display of model trucks inside the arena from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. More...

Obituaries

Jacqueline Schaefer

Jacqueline L. Schaefer, 84, of Lakefield Township, died Tuesday afternoon, September 2, 2014, at her home under the care of her family.  She was born August 10, 1930, to John and Virginia (nee Liuzzi) Dudley in Lansing.  Mrs. More...

Robert Snyder

Robert K. Snyder, 85, enjoyed a career as an educator and school administrator, and he was a licensed pilot who loved to fly. Mr. More...

Bertha Cunningham

Bertha Frances Cunningham, 86, of New Hudson, formerly of Pickford, died Friday, September 5, 2014, at Providence Hospital in Novi.  She was born April 30, 1928, to Leonard and Frances Hanson in Detroit.  More...

Red Letter Days

Red Letter Days

Major Community Events in the Coming Year

September 2014 •Mackinac Bridge Walk, Labor Day •Owosso Tractor Parts Antique Tractor Parade and Show and Top of the Lake Snowmobile Show, September 5 - 6, St. More...

Public Meetings - Free Access

Public Meeting Calendar

Open Public Meetings – Your Government at Work   Following is a schedule of open public meetings. This listing is for governmental and similar entities. More...

Meeting Minutes - Free Access

St. Ignace City Council Minutes

City of St. Ignace Summary of Council Proceedings September 2, 2014  The Regular Council Meeting convened at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 2, 2014, in the Council Chambers at City Hall with Mayor Grondin presiding. More...

Big Rigs Rolling Toward St. Ignace

19th Truck Show Promises Colorful Display; Parade of Lights Is Saturday

The 19th annual M&K Quality Truck Sales Richard Crane Memorial Truck Show will roll into St. Ignace this weekend from Friday, September 12, through Sunday, September 14, with its main display and the Parade of Lights taking place Saturday. More...

Winter Weather: Will it Be a Repeat?

Early indications suggest northern Michigan could be in for less than average snowfall this winter, but the jury is out regarding how cold it is likely to get. More...

Collectors of Antique Tractors, Sleds Find Common Ground

Tractor and Snowmobile Shows Offer Plenty to See in St. Ignace

Vintage tractors progress down State Street in St. More...

Sports

8 & 11 Man Football

Cedarville Blanks CCA In 8-Man Football   The Cedarville Trojans scored five offensive touchdowns and two defensive scores in the first half enroute to a 54-0 Bridge Alliance 8- Man Football League win over Big Rapids Crossroads Charter Academy More...

Upcoming High School Sports Schedule

Footbal lSeptember 12 Gaylord SM at St. Ignace Cedarville at Brimley Mancelona at Pickford Westwood at Rudyard Volleyball September 10 Rudyard at St. Ignace Mackinac Island at Ojibwe More...

Junior Saints Football Will Hold Can Drive September 15

The Junior Saints football program is holding a can and bottle drive Monday, September 15 starting at 3:00 p.m. More...

Opinion

Mackinac Bridge Walk Is an Inspiring Experience

To the Editor:  I had the honor and privilege of being in a position during the Labor Day Mackinac Bridge Walk where I was able to talk to literally thousands of individuals who walked the bridge. More...

Columns

Truth Squads Fact-check Statewide Campaigns

Michigan Politics

As the advertisement wars heat up in the final two months of general election campaigns, truth squads in various forms are accelerating efforts to fact-check television ads of candidates and their well-heeled supporters who sponsor ads.  More...

Les Cheneaux

A day of rain, followed by a terrifically strong wind, passed through Cedarville last week, taking down branches and causing some dock damage with the high surge of water it created. It didn’t last too long. More...

Engadine Consolidated Schools

What a great first week of school! We had a significant number of new faces, both in students and staff, and the week flew by. The students and staff worked so hard this first week. More...


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