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Protest Calls Attention to Environment

Citizens concerned about environmental protection came together at the Mackinac Bridge Friday, March 27, through Sunday, March 29. The peaceful protests were centered at the St. More...

St. Ignace Job Fair Promises Many Employment Opportunities in Straits Area

A free St. Ignace job fair will bring together employees, employers, and training institutions to jumpstart summer hiring. It will be Tuesday, April 14, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Little Bear East Arena. More...

Owl Banding Program Will Be at Dark Sky Park

Owl banding and stargazing programs are scheduled for Saturday, April 11, and Sunday, April 12, from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. each evening at the guesthouse at Headlands International Dark Sky Park in Mackinaw City, regardless of weather. More...

Job Fair Applicants Should Take Initiative

Advice for Job Seekers

Here are some tips for a successful job fair experience when job seekers and employers meet at Little Bear East Arena in St. Ignace Tuesday, April 14, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. The event is sponsored by Michigan Works, the St. More...

News

Hiawatha Correctional Facility to Reopen and Replace Closing Kinross Correctional

Hiawatha Correctional Facility will be reopened later this year and Kinross Correctional Facility will be closed. More...

Ice Causes Short Bridge Closure

The Mackinac Bridge was closed for about 40 minutes Wednesday afternoon March 25, when large chunks of ice began falling off the cables after a winter storm passed through the area. One vehicle was hit by falling ice, but it was not damaged. More...

Motions Made for McKenzie

Five motions filed by the defense were heard in 11th Circuit Court Friday, March 20, in the case of Richard McKenzie, Jr., who is facing charges of first degree murder and possession of a felony firearm related to the shooting death of his father, Ri More...

Sports

Pickford Basketball Athletes Honored

The Pickford Panthers girls and boys varsity and junior varsity basketball players were honored during an awards ceremony Monday, March 18.  More...

BOYS BASKETBALL

Duncan, Kreski, Coach Duncan Receive All-State Honors   Joey Duncan of Cedarville and Gage Kreski of St. More...

Clement To Be Inducted Into U.P. Hall of Fame

Krista Clement, a former Miss Basketball and St. Ignace Saints standout, will be inducted into the 44th Upper Peninsula Sports Hall of Fame Saturday, May 9, at the Island Resort and Casino in Harris, 15 miles west of Escanaba on US-2.  More...

Columns

Michigan Politics

Focus on Governor Rick Snyder, U.S. Representative Dan Benishek

There’s increased speculation about governors who might seek the 2016 GOP presidential nomination.  More...

Brevort

Winter is not about to give up its grip. There were measurable amounts of snow this past weekend. Then, Monday morning, March 30, another few inches of the heavy wet snow graced our neighborhood. The sun was out and a breeze was blowing.  More...

Think Outside, No Box Needed: Advice for Growing Your Business

‘It’s OK to Need Help’

I was sitting at my desk working on chapter four of my new book, when my personal cell phone rang. I almost didn’t answer it. I don’t like to be interrupted when I’m trying to focus. More...

Ambulance Hands Off Role to CLSS

The transition to Cheboygan Life Support Systems (CLSS) as the new emergency medical services (EMS) provider in St. Ignace, the townships of St. Ignace, Brevort, Moran, and Hendricks was finalized this week, but not without its challenges. More...

Susan Stelzer Is Citizen of Year

Susan Stelzer was posthumously named as Brevort Township Citizen of the Year Saturday morning, March 28, and the Community Park in Moran will be renamed the Susan Stelzer Memorial Children’s Park in her honor. Ms. More...

Families Meet Lux

Sault Tribe Police K-9 handler Ryan Lubben and Lux the police dog enjoyed interacting with children at Family Fun Day in St. Ignace Saturday, March 21. More...

Raptor Count Resets Golden Eagle Record

The Mackinac Straits Raptor Watch in Mackinaw City moved its 2015 starting date up one week in an effort to see more golden eagles, and it paid off. More...

Red Cross Blood Drive Planned for April 9 in Clark Township

The American Red Cross will host a blood drive Thursday, April 9, from noon to 5:45 p.m. at the Clark Township Community Center at 133 East M-134 in Cedarville.   More...

Social

Crossword Puzzle

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Marceline Mason, Marc Moline

Engaged

Michelle and Brian Kenny of Cedarville announce the engagement of their daughter, Marceline Mason, to Marc Moline, son of Gary and Kym Moline of Belmont.  A fall 2015 wedding is planned.   More...

Area Schools Name Honor Roll Students

Cedarville Middle School Second Quarter Honor Roll   More...

Obituaries

Charles Pennington

Charles Albert Pennington, 67, of Pickford, died unexpectedly Wednesday, March 25, 2015, while in a place he loved to be, out in his field caring for his cattle.  He was born June 10, 1947, to Howard and Eleanor (nee Abbott) Pennington in Sault More...

Nathan Ingalls

Nathan Steven Ingalls, 39, of St. Ignace, passed away Thursday, March 26, 2015, at home.  He was born October 23, 1975, to Steven and Kathleen “Trink” (nee Krause) Ingalls in St. Ignace.  Mr. More...

Raymond Krol

Raymond N. Krol, 78, of Goetzville, passed away Friday, March 27, 2015, at home.  He was born May 20, 1936, to Stanley and Jane (Surage) Krol in Warren.  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...


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