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Holiday Festivities Will Begin Friday

Decorated in festive lights and ready for the lighting ceremony Friday, December 5, at 5 p.m., the city’s Christmas tree is carefully placed in downtown Mackinac Island Monday, November 24. More...

News

Carriage Tours Is Special Olympics Business of Year

Also Honored: Bauman And HBH Connections

Mackinac Island Carriage Tours was named the 2014 Special Olympics Michigan Business of the Year, Cathy Bauman received the Special Olympic Michigan “Spirit” award, and Hiawatha Behavior Health-Connections Program received the Outstanding More...

6 Lifetime Members Honored By Mackinaw Woman’s Club

For the last 100 years, the Mackinaw Woman’s Club has improved the community, and during its centennial celebration this year, it honors six lifetime members who have been involved for more than 50 years: Nancy Campbell, Martha Darrow, Diane Fr More...

For the Record...

In a November 27 article entitled “Hospital Repackages Debt, Saving $510K a Year,” a photograph caption included the name of P.M. Brown, when the intended name was P.J. Della-Moretta.   More...

Obituaries

Jennie Hart

Jennie M. Hart, 93, of St. Ignace, died Sunday, November 30, 2014, at Evergreen Living Center in St. Ignace.  She was born April 1, 1921, to Fred and Helen (nee O’Kelly) Hiser in Pickford.  Mrs. Hart grew up in St. Ignace. More...

Marion Fenlon

Marion Jean Fenlon, 88, of St. Ignace, died Tuesday, November 25, 2014, at Evergreen Living Center in St. Ignace.  She was born March 30, 1926, to Cecil and Anna (nee Trerice) Smith in Moran Township.  More...

Clement ‘Floyd’ St. Andrew

Clement Floyd St. Andrew, 74, known to his friends as “Floyd,” died Thursday, November 20, 2014, at his home in St. Ignace.  He was born January 22, 1940, one of six siblings, to Clement and Margaret St. Andrew in St. Ignace.  More...

Red Letter Days

Red Letter Days

Major Community Events in the Coming Year   December 2014  Christmas Tree Lighting and Holiday Open House, December 5, 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...

Clark Township Minutes

CLARK TOWNSHIP BOARD OF TRUSTEES SPECIAL MEETING / WORK SESSION THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2014 9:00 AM  Call to Order: 9:00 AM  Roll Call: Present – Wellnitz, Sherlund, Reid, Rutledge, Carpenter.   More...

Meteorite Might Have Hit Lake

Moran residents report what may have been a meteor shower related to debris from an extinct rocky comet called 3200 Phaethon. Sightings occurred at about 8 p.m. and again at 10 p.m. Monday night, December 1. More...

Power Charge Delayed

A Reprieve, but ‘We’re Not Out of the Woods Yet’

The expected electricity surcharge that would have started Monday, December 1, has been delayed, as federal regulators have asked for more information about the matter. More...

City Will Upgrade Trucks

For $53,000, the City of St. Ignace has replaced its Holder articulated tractor, used primarily for sidewalk work, after the old one broke two weeks ago. More...

McArthur Served as EUP Advocate

Donald Neil McArthur, 86, served as Newton Township supervisor and assessing officer for more than 30 years, and was a proactive member of many committees and boards. More...

Sports

Three Members of Huskey Family To Be Inducted Into LaSalle Hall of Fame

Three members of the Huskey family will be honored at the LaSalle High School Sports Hall of Fame inductions Saturday, December 20, at Kewadin Shores Casino. More...

St. Ignace Football Players Earn Season Awards

The St. Ignace Saints football team held its annual banquet Sunday, November 23, at LaSalle High School.  More...

Bowling League Results

Bluewater League  Apollo Home Mortgage 56, Fred’s Pub 53, Mackinaw Trolley 51, The Wooden Door 48, Truck Stop Restaurant 29.  HTG/s: Fred’s Pub 480/1334; HIG: Jane Kologe 181; HIS: Autumn   Huskey 466.  450-500 Series: More...

Columns

Levin Departing in Blaze of Activity, Speculation

Michigan Politics

During a drive we shared on one of his GOP presidential campaign swings through Michigan, Arizona Senator John McCain told me that if elected, he would consider naming Democratic Senator Carl Levin, chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, as More...

Rexton-Garnet

By the time the weekend rolled around, most folks had had enough turkey. We’ve had more turkey recipes than we care to mention. It was a great Thanksgiving.  More...

Give a Gift of Practical Wisdom

Keep Doing It: Advice for Growing Your Business

The gift-giving season is upon us. I want to suggest that you consider giving educational or selfhelp books as gifts for your family and friends this year. There are several ways to do that. You could buy gift cards from the local bookstore. More...


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