September 17, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Snowmobile Swap Set at Naubinway

This week will be a big one for Naubinway’s Top of the Lake Snowmobile Museum as it hosts its annual swap meet Saturday, September 19, and debuts a classic snowmobile for display inside the museum. More...

News

Mackinaw City Village Council Approves Repairs of Four-faced Clock Downtown

The four-faced clock in downtown Mackinaw City will be repaired by the Verdin Company, after the Village Council approved hiring the company for the work Thursday, September 3. It is at the corner of East Central Avenue and South Huron Street. More...

Sewer Upgrades Will Begin Soon in Clark Township

In the wake of last winter’s sewer freeze ups, Clark Township will seek either a $120,000 loan for a new sewer lagoon aeration system intended to cut electricity and maintenance costs or a $200,000 loan for the aeration system, upgrades to sewe More...

Local Photographer Dave Kunze To Present Art Exhibit Sept. 22

St. Ignace photographer Dave Kunze will present his work Tuesday, September 22, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the St. Ignace Public Library.  The program is free, and refreshments will be available.   More...

Obituaries

Geraldine ‘Gerry’ Collins

Geraldine L. “Gerry” Collins, 92, passed away Tuesday, August 18, 2015, in Livonia. More...

Mark Wilson

Mark Kim Wilson, 62, of Dafter, died Tuesday, September 8, 2015, at his home.  He was born August 13, 1953, in Sault Ste. Marie.  More...

Joan Vallier

Joan Vallier, 86, of St. Ignace, passed away Monday evening, September 14, 2015, at Evergreen Living Center in St. Ignace, following a lingering illness.  She was born February 7, 1929, in St. Ignace.  More...

Public Meetings - Free Access

Public Meeting Calendar

Following is a schedule of open public meetings. This listing is for governmental and similar entities. More...

Meeting Minutes - Free Access

St. Ignace City Council Minutes

City of St. Ignace Summary of Council Proceedings September 8, 2015  The Regular Council Meeting convened at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 8, 2015, in the Council Chambers at City Hall with Mayor Grondin presiding. More...

Clark Township Minutes

CLARK TOWNSHIP BOARD OF TRUSTEES REGULAR MEETING WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 19, 2015 AT 7:00 AM  Call to Order & Pledge of Allegiance: 7:00 PM  Roll Call: Present – Reid, Rutledge, Wellnitz, Carpenter, Sherlund   More...

20th Truck Show Is This Weekend

Special Features for Richard Crane Truck Show: Reavie Named Grand Marshal; Mobsteel, Optimus Prime, Simulator Coming to St. Ignace

St. Ignace will be a sea of chrome, Jake brakes, and customized painted trucks this weekend as it hosts the 20th annual Richard Crane Memorial Truck Show. More...

Culinary School Graduates 1st Class

Inaugural Year Complete for Les Cheneaux Project

Celebrating a successful year of practice and study, strong public support for their summer restaurant internship, and plans to take up positions at food establishments throughout Michigan, seven chefs were graduated by Les Cheneaux Culinary School S More...

Obstacle Course Will Aid Charity

Mosquito Dash Is Saturday in Moran

Mud, sweat, and hay is a good mixture for getting messy and it’s also a good recipe to help some worthy local causes at this year’s second annual Mosquito Dash obstacle course race. More...

Sports

Cedarville Faces Rapid River on Football Field; Commemorates 9/11 Before Game

Cedarville Falls to Rapid River In 8-Man Football Matchup   The Cedarville Trojans fell to the Rapid River Rockets 20-14 during a home 8-Man Football League matchup Friday, September 11.  Rapid River scored two touchdowns in the first half, More...

Lakers Split With Polar Bears in NLL Soccer

Soccer

The Mackinac Island Lakers split games with the Grand Marais Polar Bears, winning 4-3 Friday, September 11, but falling 5-1 Saturday, September 12, during Northern Lights League matchups.  Aaron Riggs scored two goals; Peyton Waaso and Nick Davi More...

Volleyball

Saints Split Volleyball; Defeat Trojans, Fall To Bulldogs   The St. More...

Columns

Northern Lawmakers Help Oust Bad Colleagues

Michigan Politics

A strong showing last week by northern members of the state House of Representatives helped lead to the departure of two lawmakers involved in one of the Legislature’s relatively rare scandals. More...

Remembering 9/11

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

To the Editor:  Seeing 9/11 again brought back memories. I lived in New York [City] 32 years ago and, on occasion, had lunch at Windows on the World, the spacious restaurant atop the World Trade Center. More...

Les Cheneaux

The Stalwart Fair was a busy spot this past weekend. Attendance was good. The exhibits were of good quality and very interesting. More...


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