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St. Ignace Lions Club Marks 80th Anniversary

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News

40,000 Tons of Cherries: Rescued Food Helps Feed the Needy in Northern Michigan

Trucks carrying some 40,000 tons of cherries dropped them off last month in Cadillac to fill food bank shelves in West Michigan and the Upper Peninsula.  It’s part of a statewide effort to reduce food waste and put it to use feeding poor p More...

MDEQ Approves Permit to Add Four Helical Supports to Enbridge Line 5

The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality issued a permit Monday, October 3, to Enbridge Pipelines Line 5 (Lakehead) to install four additional helical anchoring support structures on existing parallel pipelines designated as Line 5 on the bot More...

Board of Commissioners Meeting Is Rescheduled for October 18

The Mackinac County Board of Commissioners meeting originally scheduled for Thursday, October 13, at 4:30 p.m. has been rescheduled for Tuesday, October 18, at 4:15 p.m. in the Mackinac County Courthouse Annex.   More...

Obituaries

Ivan Wilde

Ivan Robert Wilde, 66, of St. Ignace, passed away Tuesday, September 27, 2016, at Mercy Health Partners Mercy Campus in Muskegon.  He was born September 23, 1950, to Ivan and Addie (nee Savard) Wilde in St. Ignace.  More...

Robert ‘Bob’ Heilman

Robert K. “Bob” Heilman, 89, of Mackinaw City, was a World War II veteran and a Mackinaw City businessman. Mr. More...

Donald Burns

Donald Allen Burns, 77, of Howell, passed away Monday, September 26, 2016, with his wife by his side.  He was born November 12, 1938, to Gerald and Mildred (nee Elowsky) Burns in Rogers City.  Mr. More...

Columns

Focus on President, Congress Races

Michigan Politics

In latest polls for both Detroit dailies and two television stations, Democrat Hillary Clinton leads over Republican Donald Trump in Michigan. More...

Les Cheneaux

Fall is here and the air is clear, the temperatures are cooling off, and the chrysanthemum plants are starting to appear. The Green Thumb greenhouse looks like fall with beautiful chrysanthemums and orange pumpkins. More...

Les Cheneaux

The following account was printed in the Les Cheneaux News column in 1991:  There have been many farewell get-togethers in Cedarville recently, but one nice thing about being a resort town is the migration of people. More...

Fundraiser Will Help Create Park

St. Anthony’s Rock, Downtown St. Ignace

Hoping to raise $25,000 for a downtown park and restroom between Zak’s Fudge and Harrington’s, the St. More...

Native Treaty Display Coming

An exhibit focusing on Native American treaties from the Clarke Historical Library at Central Michigan University will be at the Mackinaw Area Public Library in Mackinaw City for two weeks, from Saturday, October 15, through Monday, October 31. More...

Each Day Is A Busy Day At Hope Chest

Gas company retiree Tucker Thomas has new duties as the backroom manager at the Hope Chest Resale Shop. He started Thursday, September 22, and the paid position is his first at Hope Chest.  “I’ve been busy,” Mr. Thomas said. More...

Sports

DeTour Raiders Place First at 14th Mackinac Island Volleyball Tournament

After a long day of play at the 14th Mackinac Island Volleyball Tournament, the DeTour Raiders came out on top, defeating the Cardinal Mooney Cardinals 25-21 and 25-21 Saturday, October 1. More...

Island Lakers Fall to NMCA With 6-0 Score

The Mackinac Island Lakers lost their first match of the season Monday, September 26, during a nonconference game against Northern Michigan Christian Academy of Burt Lake. More...

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL ROUNDUP

Cedarville Shuts Down Charleston Heston Academy 55-12 in Annual Game at DeTour   More...

Opinion

Enbridge’s Routine Inspection Is a Routine for Failure

To the Editor:  More...

Oil Shipments in Line 5 Must Stop Immediately

To the Editor:  New Enbridge data shows that Enbridge Energy has continually violated its 1953 easement agreement with the State of Michigan. More...

Enbridge: Line 5 Provides Vital Service

To the Editor:  The health and vitality of the Straits and Great Lakes are essential to the sustainability, and the economic prosperity of the region and that is what Enbridge is committed to protecting. 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...


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