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Hospital Secures Partner

But No Change in Local Ownership

Mackinac Straits Health System and Munson Healthcare have formed an affiliation that grants St. Ignace access to a broad range of Munson services. More...

News

Renewal Millage to Support Superior Libraries to Appear on August 4 Ballot

Voters in Mackinac and Chippewa county municipalities will vote on a proposed millage renewal for Superior District Library and its affiliates Tuesday, August 4. More...

Voters to Decide Clark Township Road Millage August 4

Clark Township voters will be asked to renew a one-mill road tax for 2015 through 2019 at the Tuesday, August 4, special election. The road millage is expected to generate $188,174 during the first year. More...

History of Rogers Rangers Highlighted at Fort Michilimackinac

Special Events Offered in Celebration of 300th Anniversary This Weekend

Fort Michilimackinac’s ongoing celebration of its 300th anniversary will continue Saturday, July 25, and Sunday, July 26, with a special program honoring Major Robert Rogers, one of the fort’s most famous British commandants, and the Rang More...

Sports

Chamber to Host Mighty Mac Golf Outing

The Mackinaw City Chamber of Commerce Mighty Mac Golf Outing will be Tuesday, July 28, at the Mackinaw Club Golf Course with a shotgun start at 12:30 p.m. The outing has a scramble format. Men, women, and mixed four-person teams are welcome. More...

Horseshoe League Results

Women’s AA: Wendrick’s Truss 70, Clyde’s Kinross 48, Chippewa Animal Clinic 40, Eclipse Salon 38, Hakola Logging 38, DeMawating Development 30, Dan’s Dolls 22.  Women’s A: Jodi and Tiffany 44, Wallis Concrete 41, Al More...

Munoscong Golf League Results

Mixed Double League Results Reported July 23, 2015   The following results are from the Munoscong Mixed Golf League played Sunday, July 12:  First Place: Foursome of Mike and Penny Poluk and Paul Coutreau and Dorothy McDowell, with a score More...

Columns

Task Force Makes Good Start On Straits Pipeline Woes

Although some environmentalists say they do not go far enough, task force recommendations by Attorney General Bill Schuette and Michigan Department of Environmental Quality Director Dan Wyant had a good opening salvo against threats posed by Enbridge More...

St. Ignace

It’s always nice to welcome new people to our town. Captain William Morgan and Judith Harrington of Georgia spent a week in St. Ignace. Captain Morgan served in the Korean War in the 1950s. The couple is retired and enjoys traveling. More...

Looking Back

100 YEARS AGO  The St. Ignace Enterprise  Thursday, July 22, 1915   James Irving, prominent lumberman and a long time resident of this city, died of heart failure Tuesday morning shortly after arising from the breakfast table. More...

Report: Ban Heavy Crude Oil in Straits Line

Recommendations Are a Good Start, Say Environmental Groups, Who Want to See Assurances of Action

Prohibiting the Enbridge Line 5 petroleum pipeline from carrying heavy crude through the Straits of Mackinac tops the list of 13 recommendations released by the Michigan Petroleum Pipeline Task Force Tuesday, July 14. More...

New Resident Buddy and His Friends Brighten the Days

The newest resident of Evergreen Living Center, a six-year-old lab mix named Buddy, is joining a larger group of pets that create a homelike atmosphere for residents. More...

Sky Park Receives $100K

A $100,000 donation has been given to the Headlands International Dark Sky Park for the construction of the observatory in its new waterfront program building. More...

Social

Perkins, Mills, Lindsay Earn Scholarships

Jayci Perkins of Rudyard and Taylor Mills of Brimley each received $2,500 scholarships to the schools of their choice, and Justin Lindsay of Kinross received a $1,500 scholarship to Bay Mills Community College through the Nick Gerrish Scholarship Pro More...

Roberta Droskie, J. Gary Adams Wed

Roberta Droskie of St. Ignace and J. Gary Adams of Madera, California, were united in marriage Saturday, June 20, 2015, at 2 p.m. at St. Ignatius Loyola Catholic Church in St. More...

Monica Krackowski Wins Masons Scholarship

Monica Krackowski will receive a $500 scholarship from Les Cheneaux Masonic Lodge 590 of Cedarville for her essay on George Washington, Ben Franklin, Harry S. Truman, and Franklin D. Roosevelt. More...

Obituaries

Edward ‘Skip’ Brockman, Jr.

Edward C. “Skip” Brockman, Jr., 66, of Newberry, worked at Pike Distributors, Inc. in Newberry for more than 40 years, retiring in 2011 as vice president. Mr. More...

Lee Stevens

Lee Stevens, 26, of Sault Ste. Marie, passed away Monday, July 13, 2015, as a result of a car accident. His legal name is Dennis Lee Watson, III. Mr. Stevens was employed by Kewadin Shores Casino in St. More...

Mildred Linck

Former Engadine resident Mildred L. Linck, 90, died Wednesday, July 15, 2015, at Alamo Nursing Home in Plainwell. More...


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