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Parade Launches Season

At Mackinaw City, Annual Tradition Means Summer Is Here

Sierra Kruzel (right) of Harbor Springs gets a real high five from an actor on stilts portraying patriotic American icon Uncle Sam during the Mackinaw Memorial Parade Saturday, May 23. More...

News

Bill Would Reduce Load Limits for Transport of Maple Sap, Helping Producers

House Bill 4418 to add maple sap to the list of agricultural products exempted from seasonal weight restrictions on area roads is being considered by lawmakers as a way to boost the state’s expanding maple syrup industry. More...

Cloverland Electric Supports New Legislative Bill in House

The Michigan House of Representatives is considering a bill that would not allow mining companies to purchase power from alternative suppliers. More...

Miss Margy Ferry Due May 29 At Dock in Mackinaw City

The new Shepler’s Mackinac Island Ferry boat Miss Margy will make its way to Mackinaw City this week by both land and sea. More...

Sports

Monica Krackowski, Joey Duncan Named Top Cedarville Senior Athletes

Monica Krackowski and Joey Duncan were named the top senior athletes at Cedarville High School Wednesday, May 20. Other awards for the various sports and the recipients follow.  More...

Panthers Boys, Bays Girls Win EUPC Championship

The Pickford Panthers boys and Brimley Bays girls captured the championship of the Eastern Upper Peninsula Conference Thursday, May 21.  Boys Results: The Panthers tallied 105 points, followed by Rudyard with 83, Engadine, 63, Cedarville, 42, De More...

Cedarville Trojans Boys, DeTour Raiders Girls Win EUPC Golf Championships

The Cedarville Trojans boys team and the DeTour Raiders girls team captured Eastern Upper Peninsula Conference golf championships Tuesday, May 19. More...

Columns

Benishek, Peters Address Vet Affairs Scandal

Michigan Politics

Michigan is a leader among states with congressional champions addressing the scandal at Department of Veterans Affairs hospitals that surfaced a year ago. More...

Rexton-Garnet

Wet weather on Memorial Day seemed fitting. I thought of the conditions that the World Wars offered to our soldiers in faraway lands defending our freedom. More...

LOOKING BACK

100 YEARS AGO The St. Ignace Enterprise Thursday, May 27, 1915   More...

Community Foundation Gives $36K

The St. Ignace Area Community Foundation awarded $19,361 in grants to community organizations and $17,277 in scholarships during a ceremony at the St. Ignace Public Library Wednesday, May 20. More...

Sheriff Will Take Over ACO Role

Animal control operations will be taken over by the Mackinac County Sheriff’s office, and a new deputy will be hired to handle animal control. The deputy will perform standard police duties when not needed for animal control. More...

Sharing Native Culture at St. Ignace

Dancing, Drumming, Crafts Reflect Local Heritage

Native American culture was celebrated and shared at the Native American Festival in St. Ignace Saturday, May 23. More...

Social

Jennifer Strait Earns LSSU Degree

Jennifer Strait of Cedarville was graduated with honors (cum laude) from Lake Superior State University Saturday, May 2, where she earned an associate’s degree in liberal arts. More...

Jacob Strait Named to LSSU Dean’s List

Jacob Strait of Cedarville has been named to the dean’s list for the spring 2015 semester at Lake Superior State University.  Mr. Strait is majoring in fire science. More...

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Obituaries

Sally Clock

Sally Ann Clock, 81, of Curtis, formerly of Monroe, was a volunteer at Seney National Wildlife Refuge and a member of the Michigan Loon Preservation Association, where she was coordinator for the Eastern Upper Peninsula, surveying 175 lakes and recru More...

Michael Legault

Michael E. Legault, 39, of St. Ignace, formerly of Engadine, died peacefully Tuesday, May 19, 2015, at Pleasant View Adult Foster Care Home in St. Ignace.  He was born November 8, 1975, to Thomas and Judy (nee Prosser) Legault in Newberry.  More...

Jack Kriesche

Services for Jack Kriesche, 94, of the Pine River area in St. Ignace Township, will be Tuesday, June 2, at 11 a.m. at Dodson Funeral Home in St. Ignace. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. More...

Meeting Minutes - Free Access

St. Ignace City Council Minutes

City of St. Ignace Summary of Council Proceedings May 18, 2015  The Regular Council Meeting convened at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, May 18, 2015, in the Council Chambers at City Hall with Mayor Grondin presiding. More...

Clark Township Minutes

CLARK TOWNSHIP BOARD OF TRUSTEES REGULAR MEETING APRIL 28, 2015 AT 10:00 AM  Call to Order & Pledge of Allegiance: 10:00 AM  Roll Call: Present – Wellnitz, Reid, Rutledge, Sherlund  Absent – Carpenter   More...


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