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Bottle Bill a Success in Michigan

Michigan Politics

Michigan is among 10 states that have a so-called “bottle bills” recycling program and it has been highly successful in reducing litter here, although proposed for change in some states.  More...

Les Cheneaux

A whitefish dinner and silent auction to raise money to aid local resident Randy Dunn will take place Friday, May 12, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the First Union Church in Cedarville. Donations will be accepted at the door. More...

Looking Back

125 YEARS AGO  The St. Ignace News  Saturday, May 7, 1892   Good perch fishing at any of the docks.  •••  E. Sherwood purchased a fine stallion the first of the week – price $400.  More...

Les Cheneaux

Continuing the Lumber Camps Story of Years Gone By (Part II of an article published in this column in the April 20 edition.)   There are many, many lumber camp stories. More...

Engadine Consolidated Schools

“Great teachers engineer learning experiences that put students in the driver’s seat, and then get out of the way.” Ben Johnson, educator   More...

Mackinac Island

The weather certainly doesn’t feel like spring! We’ve had rain, strong winds, fog, very cool temperatures, and snow. We are certainly hoping that May will be warmer, with more sunshine. More...

Outdoors This Week in the Eastern U.P.

It has just about quit snowing. There have even been reports of the sun popping out occasionally. It is spring in the Eastern Upper Peninsula. Fishing is going crazy. Plants are starting to pop out of the ground. More...

Get a New Perspective by Asking ‘What Would I Do Differently?’

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

I frequently have told my employees that I have to be boss: “Look at how incompetent I am at everything else. More...


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