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County Voters Lean Heavily Republican, Supporting Trump, Bergman, Chatfield

Locally, Jail Millage Request Fails and Republican Sweep Carries County Offices, Too

Voters in Mackinac County overwhelmingly supported Presidentelect Donald J. Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence on election day Tuesday, November 8. The Republicans received 60.94% or 3,744 votes. More...

Lovegrove Sentencing Delayed

The sentencing of St. Ignace resident Darrell Lovegrove in Charlevoix County’s 33rd Circuit Court was postponed from Friday, November 11, to Monday, November 21, at 10 a.m. to avoid a conflict with Veterans Day. Mr. More...

Eastern Upper Peninsula School Board Election Results Are Announced

Across the Eastern Upper Peninsula, several school board seats were up for election Tuesday, November 8. Most races were uncontested with incumbents seeking reelection, although the school board race in Pickford will likely require a recount. More...

Mackinaw City, Mackinaw Twp., and Wawatam Twp. Election Results Reported

Voters cast their ballots Tuesday, November 8, in Mackinaw City’s village elections and Mackinaw Township and Wawatam Township’s local elections. The race for Mackinaw City trustee was the only competitive race. More...

Tri-Dent Arrests Three Dafter Residents on Meth-Related Charges

Dafter residents Rodger Jewell, 39, Suzanne Jewell, 49, and Cody Power, 22, were arrested Monday, November 7, in relation to a Tri- County Drug Enforcement Taskforce (Tri-Dent) investigation into Chippewa County methamphetamine labs and the selling o More...

High Winds Delay Debut of American Flag on Bridge

High winds on Veterans Day delayed the debut of the Mackinac Bridge Authority’s large American flag. More...

Grant Helps Open Dental Clinic in Engadine

A dental center has been opened in Engadine, where people previously had to travel 100 miles to receive dental care.  More...

Catholic Church in St. Ignace Sponsors Fall Bazaar

St. Ignatius Loyola Catholic Church in St. Ignace will sponsor a fall bazaar Saturday, November 19, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the parish hall at 120 Church Street in St. Ignace. More...

Christmas Auction To Aid Housing Agency on Nov. 18

HOME for the Holidays Live Christmas Auction will be Friday, November 18, at the Quality Inn on Boulevard Drive in St. Ignace. More...

Birdhouses in Cedarville Are Lasting Legacy of Harry and Helen Harris

Each spring, retired Cedarville school teacher Tom Moore dons his waders and sloshes into the marshes at Prentiss Bay in Cedarville. More...

Downed Tree Knocks Out Power for 700

Strong wind gusts pushed a tree down across a major three-phase power line near Gumshoe Road in the Brimley area around 3:30 a.m. Friday, November 11. Approximately 700 services were without power as a result. More...

St. Ignace Library Hosts Musician Peter ‘Madcat’ Ruth November 20

Grammy Award winner Peter “Madcat” Ruth will perform at the St. Ignace Public Library Sunday, November 20, at 3 p.m. Mr. Ruth performs blues, jazz, and American Roots music. More...

McKenzie Will Serve 20+ Years

Richard Allan McKenzie, Jr., 55, was sentenced to serve 20 years to life, plus an additional two years, in 11th Circuit in St. More...

New St. Ignace Township Officers To Be Sworn Into Office Nov. 21

The new officers in St. Ignace Township will be sworn into office at a meeting Monday, November 21, at 7 p.m. at the township hall on Gorman Road.   More...

Veterans Day Programs in St. Ignace, Cedarville Honor Those Who Served

Members of the U.S. Coast Guard served as the color guard during the Veterans Day service at LaSalle High School Friday, November 11. More...

For the Record...

Enbridge Energy’s upgrade to the Line 5 pump station in Mackinaw City cost $30 million, not $30, as was printed in a November 10 story called “Enbridge Shows How New Equipment Works at Mackinaw City Pump Station.”  More...

Star Line Takes Over Winter Ferry Service; Will Honor Arnold Line Passes

Star Line’s Marquette II ferry pulled up to the Arnold Dock Friday morning, November 11, signaling the end of Arnold Transit Company’s 138 years of passenger service. More...

City Park To Get Funding; DDA Approves Sale and Lease of Buildings

State funds will augment local fundraising to develop the new park near St. Anthony’s Rock in St. Ignace, since the Downtown Development Authority (DDA) has met its local fundraising goal to secure the matching funds. More...

Sandwich and Bake Sale Will Benefit Toy Drive

A submarine sandwich and bake sale will be offered Saturday, November 19, starting at 8 a.m. at the Family Fare grocery store in St. Ignace. The six-inch sandwiches are $3.50 each. More...

Hockey Fundraiser Scheduled For Nov. 20 at Little Bear

The annual Chipper Huskey Hockey Homecoming fundraiser will be Sunday, November 20, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Little Bear East Arena in St. Ignace. Hockey games will start at 9 a.m. and continue until 7 p.m.  More...

Campbell, Rountree Are Students of the Month

Jenny Campbell and Robert Rountree, both seniors at LaSalle High School, have been selected as October Students of the Month by school faculty.   Jenny Campbell  More...

Hall and Mixter To Perform at Cheboygan Opera House Nov. 19

Singer songwriter Dan Hall and shipwreck researcher Ric Mixter will perform “Storm Stories of the Great Lakes Shipwrecks” at the Cheboygan Opera House Saturday, November 19, at 7:30 p.m. More...

Hope Chest To Celebrate 10th Anniversary Nov. 17

The Hope Chest resale store will mark its 10th anniversary Thursday, November 17, with a celebration at the store on Ferry Lane in St. Ignace. The store will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...


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