February 18, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Central Ave. Road Work Plan Laid Out

Mackinaw City residents received an update on the upcoming summer road reconstruction project that will take over West Central Avenue during a special meeting at the Mackinaw City Recreation Complex Wednesday afternoon, February 10, which attracted m More...

News

Mackinac Island, Others See Threat as Bill Would Alter Historic Districts Significantly

The authority of local historic districts would be diminished by legislation now before the Michigan House of Representatives and Senate. More...

City Council Will Consider Request for Line 5 Resolution

The St. More...

Snowshoe Hike Is Saturday at Cedarville

The Little Traverse Conservancy will host a snowshoe hike Saturday, February 20, from 10 a.m. to noon at the William B. Derby Nature Preserve on M-134 in Cedarville. The preserve offers 200 acres to explore and more than two miles of trails. More...

Obituaries

Naomi ‘Doty’ Newell

Naomi Elaine “Doty” Newell, 90, of DeTour Village, died Thursday, February 11, 2016, at the D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans in Marquette. She was born December 27, 1925, to Earl and Mabel (nee McAdams) Bailey on Drummond Island. Mrs. More...

Arthur Hathaway, Sr.

Arthur Francis Hathaway, Sr., 67, of Annapolis, Maryland, passed away Friday, February 5, 2016, from complications after suffering a stroke. He was born July 3, 1948, to James and Carmelita (nee Bach) Hathaway in Detroit. More...

Cheryl Cadotte

Cheryl Lynn Cadotte, 50, of Livonia, formerly of St. Ignace, passed away Monday, February 8, 2016.  She was born April 20, 1965, to John, Sr. and Patricia (nee Lapine) Cadotte.  Ms. 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...

Naubinway Show Brings Back Sleds Of Years Gone By

The classic snowmobiles of yesteryear will take center stage this weekend during Naubinway’s annual Top of the Lake Snowmobile Show and Ride. More...

Weather Cancels Youth Pond Hockey

This year’s Youth Pond Hockey tournament at St. Ignace was canceled by organizers Tuesday, February 16, as weather forecasts predict unseasonably high temperatures for the weekend Friday, February 19, through Sunday, February 21.  More...

Superheroes Take Over Les Cheneaux

Snow Sculptures, Snowman Burning, Snowmobiles Are Highlights of Snowsfest

At Snowsfest in Les Cheneaux, Aidric Bohn poses with his Superman cardboard sled at the Les Cheneaux Community Schools sledding hill Saturday, February 13. More...

Sports

Closs Sets Mackinaw City School Scoring Record; Comets Clinch League Title

Senior Chelsey Closs set the Mackinaw City individual career scoring record, and the Comets captured the Northern Lakes Conference championship with a 66-39 win over the Ellsworth Lancers Thursday, February 11.  More...

Mackinaw City Boys Basketball Tops Alba

The Mackinaw City boys basketball team won over Northern Lakes Conference opponent Alba Monday, February 8, 79-76 in a road game. The Comets (7-6, 7-3) were led by a 41-point performance from Kash O’Brien. More...

Benefit Game Shows Support for Wallin

The Mackinaw City community held a benefit for Jackson Wallin, the six-year-old son of Allison and Justin Wallin. He has been diagnosed with brain cancer and is receiving treatment at Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital in Grand Rapids.  More...

Columns

Ohio Governor Kasich Targets Michigan GOP Primary

Michigan Politics

Neighboring Ohio Governor John Kasich, after a strong second place showing in New Hampshire’s GOP presidential primary, sees the March 8 Michigan primary as a big opportunity.  More...

Engadine Consolidated Schools

Engadine Schools is selling raffle tickets for a chance to win a 2015 Suzuki ATV. Tickets are $10 each. Second prize is a $100 gas card, and third prize is a $50 gas card. The drawing will be held Saturday, February 27, at 7:30 p.m. More...

Engadine-Gould City

The 24th annual Top of the Lake Snowmobile Show and Ride is Friday, February 19, and Saturday, February 20, in Naubinway. Participants can enjoy breakfast Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. More...


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