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County to Chip In For Response Boat

Mackinac Island’s new emergency response boat, which will be built this winter, will serve all of Mackinac County, county commissioners learned Thursday, September 25, and so the county commissioners voted 3-2 to contribute $60,000 to the proje More...

Great Pumpkin Roll Is Set for Saturday

Seasonal games and activities will take place throughout downtown St. Ignace during Autumn Apple Days Saturday, October 4. Activities will begin at 11 a.m. More...

News

Sault Tribe Receives Two Federal Grants to Promote Healthy Lifestyles

Two federal grants have been awarded to help promote healthy lifestyles for members of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians. More...

Entire Commercial Zone Included in Cedarville’s Proposed New Revitalization District

To stimulate new investment, the Clark Township Board of Trustees has included all Cedarville properties zoned commercial as part of a commercial revitalization district, a proposal that must be approved by the public, the county commission, and the More...

U.P. Ingenuity: Engadine Company Finding Success With Barrel Saunas

With fewer homes being built during the economic downturn, Engadine based DeWyse Construction president, John “Zeak” DeWyse, created a new side business to keep money coming in, and has found success building saunas. More...

Obituaries

Rick Sadler

Rick Sadler passed into God’s hands on September 26th, 2014, after a long bout with cancer. He was born in Flint, Michigan, but spent his first “business” years in Grayling, Michigan, at Scheer Motors. More...

Ann Dyer

Ann Jeane Dyer, 79, of Epoufette, died peacefully Thursday, September 25, 2014, at her daughter Carole Orlando’s home in Dayton, Ohio, under the care of the Hospice of Dayton.  She was born October 26, 1934, to Clarence and Iva (nee Crawfo More...

Vera Van Wormer

Vera Van Wormer, 92, died Tuesday, January 14, 2014, in Dana Point, California.  She was born December 8, 1921, to Edwin and Marie Johnstone in Port Huron.  More...

Red Letter Days

Red Letter Days

Major Community Events in the Coming Year October 2014 Autumn Apple Days, Great Pumpkin Roll, October 4, St. Ignace December 2014 Christmas Tree Lighting and Holiday Open House, December 5, St. Ignace 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...

St. Ignace City Council Minutes

City of St. Ignace Summary of Special Council Proceedings  September 25, 2014  The Special Council Meeting convened at 3:00 pm on Thursday, September 25, 2014 in the Council Chambers at City Hall with Mayor Grondin presiding.   More...

1st Run Draws 385

The Mighty Mac Bridge Run brought nearly 400 runners streaming into St. Ignace Saturday, September 27. An Oktoberfest followed the race at American Legion Park near the Star Line Railroad Dock, drawing people downtown. More...

‘Baer Hug’ - Donor Hopes to Inspire Others

87-year-old East Lake Woman Points Out That Everyone Has Something to Give

Donnelda “Dee” Baer is often content keeping people wondering about the identity of their thoughtful benefactor when she gives a donation, but she broke from tradition to make an appearance at Rudyard Area Service Center Wednesday, Septem More...

Sports

Football

Saints Stay Undefeated After Homecoming Win Over Cardinals  St. More...

Cross Country

Harbor Springs Win Girls, Boys St. Ignace Kiwanis X-Country Invite   The Harbor Springs Rams captured first place in the girls and boys St. More...

Saints JV Football Moves Game Time

The Saints junior varsity football home game against the Mancelona Ironmen Thursday, October 2, has been moved to 6:30 p.m. The change in time is to accommodate a schedule conflict.   More...

Opinion

Open Government Is Facing Challenges - Free Access

Freedom of Information laws (FOIA) were created in the 1970s to protect the rights of citizens in the work and workings of government, from the highest federal and state levels to local counties, townships, cities, villages, and schools. More...

Columns

Pending Decision On ‘Michigan’s Lawyer’

Michigan Politics

When President Barack Obama last week announced the pending resignation of Attorney General Eric Holder, he called him “America’s lawyer - the people’s lawyer.”  “Michigan’s lawyers,” the 53 attorney gen More...

St. Ignace

What gorgeous fall weather we’ve been having. Many folks are still enjoying the beaches; the water temperature is as warm as it was in August.  More...

Brevort

Sharon and Joe Chalmers have returned from a trip to Wisconsin and the Door Peninsula. The weather was just as nice there as it was in Brevort that week.  More...


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