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Society, City Artifacts Transfer Will Proceed

The Michilimackinac Historical Society agreed to have the inventory of the Fort de Buade Museum verified by an archeological expert, in exchange for a letter of intent from the St. More...

News

State and 1st Congressional District Results

Across the 1st Congressional District, 188,978 area residents voted in the primary.  Democratic Voter Turnout  75,038 area residents voted, 40% of overall voter turnout  • Bernie Sanders: 44,217, 58.9% of the Democratic vote  More...

March 8 Primary Results for Mackinac County

The total number of registered voters in Mackinac County is 9,804. Of this number 3,166, or 32.29% of the county’s registered voters, cast ballots in the presidential primary. More...

Chippewa and Mackinac Voters Approve Pickford School Millage

Residents of Chippewa and Mackinac counties approved a non-homestead property tax renewal to fund Pickford Public Schools operations in a 442-168 vote at the Tuesday, March 8, primary election. More...

Obituaries

Russell ‘Alex’ Cottle

Lifelong Pickford resident Russell Alexander “Alex” Cottle died Sunday, March 6, 2016, at Cedar Cove in Cedarville. He was 86. He was born May 31, 1929, to Russell and Reta (nee Harrison) Cottle in Pickford. Mr. More...

Francis McMahon

Francis Henry McMahon September 18, 1923 – March 9, 2016 “All I ever wanted to be was a coach.” He was that and so much more: son, brother, athlete, soldier, husband, father, grandfather, educator, friend… More...

Alice Watson

Alice Watson, 84, of Brevort Lake, passed away of smoke inhalation at her home Tuesday afternoon, March 8, 2016, as a result of an accidental fire in her kitchen. She had lived at Brevort Lake for the past 12 years. More...

Public Meetings - Free Access

Public Meeting Calendar

Following is a schedule of open public meetings. The 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 March 7, 2016  The Regular Council Meeting convened at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, March 7, 2016, in the Council Chambers at City Hall with Mayor Litzner presiding.  Public Comment was received. More...

Sanders, Trump Win in County

Jobs: Top Concern in 1st Congressional District

Bernie Sanders won the Democratic Party vote and Donald Trump won the Republican Party vote in Mackinac County’s presidential primary Tuesday, March 8. More...

Technology Keeps Pipeline in Shape, Enbridge Asserts

Technology to monitor and maintain pipelines has improved since Line 5 was installed, says Enbridge pipeline company, and using inline tools to inspect it and anode beds to prevent corrosion are among the features used today that help keep the line s More...

Sports

Saints Advance to Quarterfinals With Wins Over Calumet, Iron Mountain

Saints Squeak Out Regional Title   More...

Class D Tournament: Pickford Wins First District Since 1992

The Pickford Panthers took a 5-4 lead and never looked back en route to a 66-41 district championship at home Friday, March 11, over the Brimley Bays. More...

Tournament Schedules

Girls Basketball  If the St. More...

Columns

Michigan Polling Way Off Mark

Michigan Politics

As someone who often reports on polls in political races, I was struck by The Wall Street Journal describing Bernie Sanders’ “thunderclap defeat” of Hillary Clinton in last week’s Michigan Democratic presidential primary as &l More...

Les Cheneaux

Our snow is melted and the rest of the week our weather is expected to be in the 40s, possibly even 50. More...

Anatomy Of A Beat Down

DEAL ME IN

Dear Mark:  More...


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