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Pickford Celebrates Summer Hay Days

Circle J Wagons of Fremont brought one of their wagons to this year’s Hay Days parade in downtown Pickford Saturday, August 6. More...

News

MDEQ Seeks Public Comment on Line 5 Additional Anchor Supports Plan

Public input is being sought on Enbridge Energy’s new plan to install 19 new anchor supports on the Line 5 crossing under the Straits of Mackinac. More...

Milling and Paving Will Begin Soon on US-2 Resurfacing Project

Milling and paving work is tentatively scheduled to begin Wednesday, August 10, for the $3.4 million project to mill and resurface about 4.5 miles of US-2 from the I-75 interchange in St. Ignace to the Martin Lake Road intersection. More...

Cheneaux Belle, a Regular Sight in the Islands, Will Be Displayed at Show

When this year’s Les Cheneaux Antique Wooden Boat Show takes to the water in Hessel Saturday, August 13, it won’t just be the featured boats that will bring great histories with them.  More...

Obituaries

Terry Utter

Terry Scott Utter, 51, went home to be with his Lord August 2, 2016 in Bay Minette, Alabama. Terry was born in Petoskey, MI on March 4, 1965. He grew up in St. Ignace, MI and attended St. More...

Gloria Donaway

Gloria Marina Donaway, 79, of Kincheloe, passed away Wednesday morning, August 3, 2016, at the EUP Hospice House in Sault Ste. Marie.  She was born December 2, 1936, to Ervin and Eileen (nee Hall) Thompson in Sault Ste. Marie.  Mrs. More...

Clifford McMichael

Engadine resident Clifford David McMichael passed away at Golden Leaves Living Center in Newberry Monday evening, August 1, 2016. He was 78.  He was born December 29, 1937, to Dallas and Marjorie (nee Bevard) McMichael in Addison.  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...

St. Ignace City Council Minutes

City of St. Ignace  Summary of Council Proceedings  August 1, 2016   More...

County Voters OK All Tax Requests

Fields Narrowed for November Races

Voters throughout the Eastern Upper Peninsula went to the polls Tuesday, August 2, to cast their ballots in Michigan’s state primary election. More...

Car Show Is Friday

All ‘Cool Rides’ Welcome at Cedarville

The fourth annual Les Cheneaux Car Show will feature a large display of vehicles on Hodeck Street in Cedarville Friday, August 12, from noon to 4:30 p.m. Admission is free. More...

Ironworkers Will Gather at Straits

Weekend Festival Pays Tribute to Those Who Constructed the Mackinac Bridge

The tricks of the trade will become amazing displays of skill this weekend as Mackinaw City plays host to the 33rd annual International Ironworkers Festival. More...

Social

Kincheloe Native Beckman Serves Aboard USS Ross

At left: Cryptologic Technician (Collection) 1st Class Jennifer Beckman, a native of Kincheloe, looks for personal electronic devices during an emissions control evolution aboard the USS Ross (DDG 71) Sunday, July 17, in the Mediterranean Sea.  More...

Sports

St. Ignace Golf & Country Club Looks To Continue Its Impact in Community

With its breathtaking views of the Straits of Mackinac and the Mackinac Bridge, the St. Ignace Golf & Country Club has been a successful recreational feature of the St. More...

HORSESHOE LEAGUE RESULTS

Women’s AA: Wendrick’s Truss 83, Clyde’s Kinross 82, Demawating Development 54, Hakola Logging 52, Jodi and Tiffany 48, Lisa and Amanda 48, Terrie and Bella 36, The Bunker 34, Ed’s Floor Covering 27.  Women’s A: Wal More...

Opinion

Looking at Dirt, Waiting for Grass

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

To the Editor:  We, as business owners on North State Street, in good faith and trust, signed an agreement with the city allowing them to put in a sewer line between our business and Lake Huron. More...

Columns

Lively Bergman-Johnson Race Looms Up North

Michigan Politics

A competitive battle looms in the 1st District Congressional race between Democrat Lon Johnson of Kalkaska County, last week’s expected primary winner, and Republican Jack Bergman of Watersmeet, a political newcomer whose defeat of two seasoned More...

St. Ignace

It’s the peak of the summer season and the local people are certainly welcoming visitors to St. Ignace.  The LaSalle High School class of 1996 held their 20th reunion Saturday, July 30, in St. Ignace. More...

Rexton-Garnet

Looking very much like a picture postcard, our beautiful Upper Peninsula has seen long lines of traffic, campers, campgrounds full, and plenty of swimmers at the local lakes.  More...


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