June 2, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Ride Encourages Motorcycle Safety

Johnson Crosses Bridge on Harley to Raise Awareness

Summer is moving into the Straits area, marked by the sound of motorcycles as people rev up their bikes for cruises throughout the Eastern Upper Peninsula. More...

News

Concerned Citizens Protest Against Line 5 Pipeline in Marysville

A group of concerned citizens from across the state held a rally calling for Enbridge Energy’s Line 5 crude oil pipeline to be shut down Wednesday, May 25. More...

Rudyard Commencement Will Be June 5

The Rudyard High School Class of 2016 graduation ceremony will be Sunday, June 5, at 2 p.m., in the high school gymnasium.   More...

Pickford School Concert Will Be June 2

Pickford Elementary School’s spring concert will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 2, in the school gymnasium.   More...

Obituaries

Henry ‘Hank’ Michaels

Henry Joseph “Hank” Michaels, 73, of Moran, was an industrial arts teacher at Wilkins Junior High School in Justice, Illinois, for nearly 30 years. More...

Barbara Patrick

Barbara Ruth Patrick, 85, of Cedarville and Belleview, Florida, passed away Saturday, May 21, 2016, in Lansing.  She was born August 30, 1930, the second of 12 children, six boys and six girls, born to Henry and Tressia (nee Arntz) Detgen in Har More...

Patricia ‘Pat’ McCreary

Patricia “Pat” McCreary, 78, died Friday, May 27, 2016, at the Villa at the Bay in Petoskey. She was born July 6, 1937, to Maynard and Violet (nee Wicklund) Linngren in Watertown, South Dakota. More...

Festival Offers Cultural Learning

Museum of Ojibwa Culture at St. Ignace

Smoke from sacred herbs drifted over the lawn of the Museum of Ojibwa Culture Saturday, May 28, and Sunday, May 29, at the Native American Festival, a celebration of native culture, and a place of learning. More...

Visitors Impressed With ‘Station St. Ignace’

Coast Guard Station St. Ignace’s annual open house to promote boating safety Saturday, May 21, drew a record crowd of 71 guests to come behind the outer fence and see what the station does. More...

Sports

Brimley Girls, Newberry Boys Win EUPC Track and Field Championships

The Brimley Bays and Newberry Indians captured the championships of the Eastern Upper Peninsula Conference track meets Thursday, May 26, at Pickford.  More...

LaSalle High School Hosts SAC Track Meet at Kiwanis Complex

The St. Ignace Saints girls track team finished second and the boys placed third during the Straits Area track meet at the Kiwanis Track Complex at LaSalle High School Tuesday, May 24.  Girls Team Results: Sault Ste. More...

Alma College to Host Annual Volleyball Camp on Island

Sarah Dehring, the former head volleyball coach at Alma College and current assistant athletic director, will host Alma College’s annual volleyball camp at Mackinac Island June 20 and 21.  More...

Columns

Our Veterans Deserve Better

Michigan Politics

Memorial Day is a time to commemorate the ultimate sacrifice of those in military service for our nation. More...

Les Cheneaux

The temperature was 74 degrees Wednesday evening, May 25. We’ve had several days of warm temperatures and they are much appreciated. More...

St. Ignace

David Kraft of Maryville and his sister, Carol Perini of Eastpointe, enjoyed their favorite area, St. Ignace, and visits with friends. They plan on returning in the near future. More...


Click here for digital edition
2016-06-02 digital edition