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Swimmers Take on Straits for Charity

Eighty-four swimmers will cross the Straits of Mackinac in the first Labor Day Mighty Mac Swim Monday, September 7, at 7 a.m. More...

Life Is Quiet, but Friendly, in Engadine

Some people love the hustle and bustle of life in a big city like Chicago or Detroit, rushing through life at what seems like an infinite speed, but plenty also prefer life to move at a slower pace that gives them more time to enjoy their surrounding More...

News

DNR Citizens’ Advisory Council Offers Chance to Effect Change on Resource Issues

Since September 2008, the membership of the Eastern Upper Peninsula Citizens’ Advisory Council has adopted more than two dozen resolutions.  More...

Payment Appointed to National Advisory Council on Indian Education

Aaron Payment, chairman of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians Board of Directors, was appointed to membership on the National Advisory Council on Indian Education by President Barack Obama Wednesday, August 26.  More...

St. Ignace City Council Paid $1,100 for the Month of August

St. Ignace City Council members were paid $1,100 for the month of August. The mayor receives $70 to attend council meetings and $60 to attend committee meetings or represent the city at events. More...

Obituaries

Richard Maury

Richard Allen Maury, 70, of Drummond Island, formerly of East Lansing, passed away peacefully Sunday, August 23, 2015, at Mackinac Straits Health System in St. More...

Mary Ney

Mary Gallagher Ney, 88, passed away Thursday evening, April 30, 2015, at Hovely Court Home in Palm Desert, California. More...

Norma Amarose

Norma Ellen Amarose, 86, of Hessel, died Friday, August 28, 2015, in Brimley.  She was born July 21, 1929, to William and Beatrice (nee Gough) Sanderson in Pickford.  Mrs. Amarose grew up in Pickford. More...

Public Meetings - Free Access

Public Meeting Calendar

Wednesday, September 2  • Mackinac Island City Council, 5 p.m., City Hall.  • Moran Township Board of Trustees, 6 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church in Brevort.  Thursday, September 3  • Mackinaw City Village Council, 7 More...

Bridge Walkers, Swimmers, Paddlers to Converge

Good Weather Is Expected for Labor Day Walk

Labor Day Mackinac Bridge walkers can expect a nice day for their excursion Monday, September 7, with the long-range forecast showing some clouds, temperatures in the 70s, and a small chance of rain in the afternoon. More...

Paddlers Call Attention to Pipeline

A two-part protest calling for the decommissioning of the Enbridge Line 5 pipeline beneath the Straits of Mackinac is planned for Sunday, September 6. More...

Arcticus Will Research Great Lakes Fishery

Arcticus, the newest Great Lakes research ship of the U.S. Geological Survey, will employ the latest marine technology to conduct fishery research on lakes Huron and Michigan. More...

Arts Dockside Is This Weekend at St. Ignace

New vendors will be featured at Arts and Crafts Dockside this year at the St. Ignace Marina Saturday, September 5, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, September 6, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  More...

Curtis to Host Art Fair

All kinds of handmade arts and crafts will take center stage this weekend in Curtis during the community’s annual Art on the Lake show Saturday, September 5, in Erickson Center Park from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. There is a $1 admission charge. More...

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Rosie Sweeney Honored for Community Involvement

Rosie Sweeney was honored with a reception at Fort de Buade Museum Friday, August 28, for her contributions to St. Ignace as a volunteer and cheerful presence around town. More...

Sports

Football

Saints Open Defense Of League Title   St. More...

Composite Football 2015 Schedule

Thursday, September 3 Forest Area at St. Ignace Rogers City at Rudyard Cedarville at Pickford Engadine at North Central Onaway at Brimley  Friday, September 11 St. More...

Volleyball

Pickford Downs Mackinaw City In Non-League Match   The Pickford Panthers defeated the Mackinaw City Comets 25-20, 19-25, 25-16, 25-17 during a nonleague road match Wednesday, August 26.  More...

Columns

Hot Presidential Campaign Trumped By State Issues

Michigan Politics

Increasingly, Michigan is becoming a hot spot in the GOP primary season of the 2016 presidential campaign, including recent state campaign visits by a swarm of candidates and large contributions from here approaching a total of $4 million by the stat More...

Les Cheneaux

Loretta Gerkin is the new parttime barber here in Cedarville. She has been a barber for almost 40 years, and has a busy shop in Ohio. More...

St. Ignace

School doors will open Tuesday, September 8.  The annual Arts and Crafts Dockside is Saturday, September 5, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday, September 6, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the St. Ignace Marina. More...


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