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Grondin Gets MAM Award

Mayor Paul Grondin has promoted the City of St. Ignace and tried to make it a better place for people to live and visit during his nine years as the city’s mayor and four years as a council member. More...

News

Trunk or Treat Is This Saturday

The St. Ignace Trunk or Treat will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, October 24, in the parking lot at the Quality Inn and Big Boy Restaurant on US-2.  Trick or treating and games will last about an hour. More...

Michigan Townships Association Meeting Will Be October 26

Members of the Mackinac County chapter of Michigan Townships Association will meet Monday, October 26, at the Hudson Township Hall in Rexton. Dinner will be at 6 p.m. and the meeting will follow at 7 p.m. More...

Pickford School Carnival Coming Up

Pickford Public Schools will hold its fall carnival Friday, October 23, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the multipurpose room. More...

Obituaries

Kenneth ‘Pete’ Kabelman, Jr.

Kenneth L. “Pete” Kabelman, Jr., 61, of Strongs, died Friday morning, October 16, 2015, at his home, surrounded by his loving family, following an illness with cancer.  He was born March 26, 1954, to Kenneth, Sr. More...

Gerald Brewer

Gerald W. Brewer, 77, of St. Ignace Township, passed away Saturday morning, October 17, 2015, at the EUP Hospice House in Sault Ste. More...

Johanna ‘Jo’ VanSloten

Johanna “Jo” VanSloten, 91, of Rudyard, passed away Wednesday evening, October 14, 2015, at the Hospice of the EUP Hospice House in Sault Ste. More...

Columns

The Life and Times of Legendary Frank J. Kelley

Michigan Politics

Over the decades, Michigan has been replete with record-holding “longest-serving” politicians in Washington and Lansing.  There’s this extraordinary family run: Democratic U.S. More...

Engadine - Gould City

Waking up this past Saturday morning, October 17, I looked out the window and saw a blanket of white covering the ground. More...

St. Ignace

What a wonderful time of the year. Last weekend, M-123 was as busy as US-2 as families traveled in the Upper Peninsula, taking in all of the spectacular colors of fall.  The St. More...

Will Cloverland Set Its Own Rates? Co-op Vote: Yes

Opts Out of MPSC Oversight

Cloverland Electric Cooperative will become member regulated in January, meaning that the board of directors will be able to set its own electricity rates. More...

Casino Vote: No

Council Turns Down Odawa Proposal, 4 - 3

Thursday, October 16, was judgment day for the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians’ proposed Mackinaw City casino project, as all of the prior hearings, meetings, and discussion led into the village council’s final vote on the topi More...

City Eyes Downtown Land Deal

Doran Recognized for 20 Years of Police Work

Police officer Merlin Doran was recognized by the City of St. Ignace for his 20 years of service and commitment to the community Monday, October 19, during the city council meeting. More...

Social

Maximus Barthelemy

BIRTH

Eric Michael and Vaotaua Barthelemy announce the birth of a son, Maximus Lumana’i Barthelemy, born Friday, September 11, 2015, in Kansas City, Kansas. He weighed 8 pounds, 15 ounces at birth and measured 22 inches in length. More...

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Sports

Football

Saints Fall From Undefeated Ranks, Lose to Hematites 20-14   St. Ignace and Ishpeming, two undefeated teams in the Upper Peninsula, faced off at Saints Field in St. More...

Island Lakers Finish Second During NLL Soccer Tournament

The Mackinac Island Lakers hosted the Northern Lights League soccer tournament and finished second, defeating Munising Baptist 4-1 and falling to Hannahville 1-0 in the championship match Saturday, October 17.  More...

Cedarville Shuts Down Charlton Heston Academy 68-8

The Cedarville Trojans 8-man football team was in control from start to finish in its homecoming game Friday, October 16, at Alvin Hossack Memorial Field. Facing off against the Charlton Heston Academy Patriots from St. 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...


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