October 5, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Manager Proposed For Clark Township

Hiring a full-time township manager, leasing five of six available Hessel airport lots to an aviation company, and concerns about potential harmful effects of chemical sprays used to stop the spread of phragmites dominated discussions at Clark Townsh More...

News

Copies of Public Information Become Cheaper in St. Ignace

St. Ignace City Council updated its city policy concerning Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests, pursuant to a state law enacted in 2015. During its September 18 meeting, council approved fees for providing public records to the public. More...

Islands Link Forces To Tackle Their Unique Challenges

BEAVER ISLAND—You could close your eyes and think you were hearing the economic and political challenges facing any rural Michigan community - lack of affordable housing, good paying jobs, public transportation to education, and healthcare.&nbs More...

To Continue, Sportsmen Need New Members

The longstanding Sault Ste. Marie sportsmen’s club, responsible for community projects, including the Sault Ste. Marie Kids Fishing Pond, is poised to disband if new blood isn’t found in the coming weeks.  More...

Obituaries

Lois Stein

Lois Stein, until recently of Hessel, passed away Saturday, September 30, 2017, at Mother Teresa House in Lansing. A two-time cancer survivor, she was 80 years old.  More...

Iva Harrington

Iva Marie Harrington of Sault Ste. Marie passed away Friday, September 29, 2017, at McLaren Northern Michigan hospital in Petoskey. She was 91.  She was born January 24, 1926, to Harry and Anna Stewart in St. Ignace.  Mrs. More...

Nels Nelson

Nels Robert Nelson of Tucson, Arizona, formerly of St. Ignace, passed away Friday, September 22, 2017, in Tucson. He was 97.  He was born July 16, 1920, to Nels and Berdine Nelson in Marinette, Wisconsin.  Mr. 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...

Sheriff Looks To Gather Historical Records, Pictures

The Mackinac County Sheriff’s Office will be celebrating its bicentennial in 2018 alongside that of the county. More...

Trail Riders Trek the Mighty Mac

With 560 off road vehicles registered for the Trek the Mighty Mac weekend in St. Ignace, 532 of them made the Mackinac Bridge crossing Saturday morning, September 29. More...

Snowmobile Club Marks Milestone

The efforts of snowmobiling devotees and supporters in the community were celebrated at a 50th anniversary ceremony for the Les Cheneaux Snowmobile Club, whose members gathered Saturday, September 23, at the Clark Township Hall in Cedarville.  More...

Sports

Number of 8-player Football Teams Increases in EUP

Eight-player football, instituted as a division by the Michigan High School Athletic Association in 2009, has become a popular sports program for small schools with declining enrollment, especially in the Upper Peninsula.  More...

Saints Bested 35-22 by Snowbirds After Wild Fourth Quarter at Homecoming

St. Ignace’s homecoming football game against Gaylord St. More...

Volley for a Cure Game Is October 12 in Rudyard

Rudyard High School will host its annual Volley for a Cure volleyball games Thursday, October 12, to raise money for the American Cancer Society. This year’s game will pit the hosting Bulldogs against the visiting Cedarville Trojans. More...

Columns

Snyder Gets a Wall Street Rave

Michigan Politics

Term-limited Governor Rick Snyder, as he approaches his final year with new racial issues and lingering problems in such places as Flint and the Mackinac Straits, has just received a rave from The Wall Street Journal.  More...

Les Cheneaux

Friday, September 29, was a beautiful day. The sun was shining at 10 a.m., and it was 69 degrees. Cedarville Bay was calm and quiet. It was so unusual for us to have 80- degree weather in September. More...

Engadine Consolidated Schools

Next week, Engadine Schools will celebrate homecoming. We welcome our alumni to return to any activities they can attend. Once an Eagle, always an Eagle! More...


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