April 20, 2017 RSS feed / Columns

Woes Abound in Water Wonderland

Before our state embraced its current “Pure Michigan” slogan, it touted itself as the “Water Wonderland” on license plates and elsewhere.  More...

Mackinac Island

The weather has had many ups and downs. More...

Outdoors This Week in the Eastern U.P.

April showers bring May flowers. Around here, these April showers are sometimes still a bit lumpy and white. More...

‘Nothing Works, Unless You Do’

Think Outside, No Box Needed: Advice for Growing Your Business

I was with a group of business owners last Tuesday, and we were talking about the usual things — increasing sales, reducing employee turnover, controlling expenses, and creating the right systems and processes – the kind of conversation t More...

Les Cheneaux

Approximately 30 years ago, I wrote a story about the early lumbering days in the Les Cheneaux Islands. There is a lot of history in this story that may prove interesting to many of our newer residents of the Les Cheneaux Islands. More...

Engadine Consolidated Schools

The Annual Green and Gold Revue and Spring Spectacular will be Saturday, April 22, starting with a fish fry at the American Legion Hall in Engadine from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Enjoy an all-you-caneat meal with side dishes. More...

Les Cheneaux

Last Friday, I was at Dan’s Barber Shop and we were chatting when a big-sized deer came running across Hodeck Street, through the park, and into the water. It was quite a surprise. Mary the barber and her husband saw it, also. We were shocked. More...

Looking Back

125 YEARS AGO  The St. Ignace News  Saturday, April 23, 1892   Several lumber carriers arrived for the mill this week.  •••  The tug Ivy M. Leathem left for Prentis Bay today.  More...


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