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EUP Way of Life Is Featured in Catalog

The Eastern Upper Peninsula can be both a place of immense beauty and rugged hard work in a variety of unique fields, so wasn’t a surprise that Dearborn-based clothing company Carhartt came north to take photographs for its 2017 fall and winter More...

News

Still No Bids on Mackinac Island State Park Property; Land To Be Sold in 2018

Three state-owned lots in Hubbard’s Annex on Mackinac Island are still up for sale, after the property failed to sell for the second time at public auction this fall. More...

Search Continues for a Chief Of Police on Mackinac Island

The Mackinac Island City Council has selected three finalists in its search for a chief of police. The search began when Brett Riccinto announced his resignation late last summer. A candidate chosen in November declined to accept the position. More...

Faster Internet Speeds Coming to Downtown Mackinac Island

People in downtown Mackinac Island are expected to experience faster upload and download speeds with the installation of high speed fiber optic cable. More...

Obituaries

Virginia Nickel

Virginia Carter Nickel, 86, of Holland, Michigan, passed away peacefully Wednesday, December 20, 2017. She was born June 26, 1931, to William and Elizabeth Carter. Mrs. More...

Bradley Smith

Bradley Lawrence Smith, 81, of Cedarville, passed away Friday, December 22, 2017, at McLaren Northern Michigan hospital in Petoskey. He was born April 9, 1936, to Leonard and Hazel (nee Jacobs) Smith in Detroit. More...

Georgeanna Plont

Georgeanna Hartwell Thompson Plont passed away Monday, December 18, 2017, at her home in Pickford, following a year-long illness with cancer. She was 75. She was born June 21, 1942, to William Henry and Lillian Mae Hartwell in St. Ignace. Mrs. 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...

Meeting Minutes - Free Access

St. Ignace City Council Minutes

City of St. Ignace  Summary of Council Proceedings  December 18, 2017  The Regular Council Meeting convened at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, December 18, 2017, in the Council Chambers at City Hall with Mayor Litzner presiding.   More...

St. Ignace Chamber Sees New Direction

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Magazine Aims To Draw U.P. Visitors

‘Northern Exposure’ -- Upper Peninsula Life Gets Attention in Two Publications

Aspects of life in the Upper Peninsula, from the beautiful scenic outlooks to Native American culture, business, and educational opportunities, are explored on 62 pages in the December 2017 issue of Delta Sky Magazine. More...

Meet the Les Cheneaux Kindergarten Class

There are 15 students this year in teacher Laurie Pearson’s kindergarten class at Les Cheneaux Community Schools in Cedarville. Most of the class is pictured here including (back, from left) Mrs. More...

Sports

Pellston Hornets Pull Away in Second Half, Defeat St. Ignace Saints 64-43

The St. Ignace Saints boys basketball team was down by only three points at halftime against the Pellston Hornets Tuesday, December 19, but a lack of scoring plagued the squad throughout the game on their way to a 64-43 defeat. More...

Trojans Play Tough Game Against Hillman, Lose 74-56

The Cedarville Trojans had revenge on their minds as they traveled to Hillman Thursday, December 21, to take on the team who eliminated them in last year’s regionals. More...

Mack, Balyo To Enter Mackinaw City Athletic Hall of Fame

Former athlete James “Jim” Mack and coach and administrator Steve Balyo will be inducted into the Mackinaw City Public Schools Athletic Hall of Fame as the third induction class since its 2016 debut. Mr. Mack and the late Mr. More...

Columns

Business Spotlight

This business spotlight is presented by the St. Ignace Chamber of Commerce. Member businesses are selected at random by the chamber, and information provided here is written by the chamber and Downtown Development Authority staffs. More...

Les Cheneaux

Sharrie and Jon Steinbach have returned home after driving to Baltimore, Maryland, to visit Jon’s twin sister, who has been ill.  More...

Rexton-Garnet

One of the joys of the season is getting to see folks we haven’t seen for awhile, and getting Christmas cards from long-ago friends who live in different parts of the country.  More...


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