Construction Is Progressing Well for St. Ignace Downtown Tony Earl Pavilion

The St. Ignace Downtown Development Authority expressed its pleasure with the progress being made at the new Tony Earl Pavilion at the Museum of Ojibwa...

With Construction Season Underway, Mackinac Island Residents Voice Vehicle Concerns

Winter is construction time on Mackinac Island and concerns about the many work vehicles present were at the center of the city council discussion at...

City Approves Overnight Snowmobile Trailer Parking Fee for Arena Overflow Lot

The St. Ignace City Council approved setting a fee for parking snowmobile trailers in the Little Bear East Arena’s overflow lot at its Monday, November...

For the Record…

In a November 17 article titled, “New Director, Facilities Manager Will Serve St. Ignace Recreation Department,” it was mistakenly stated the new Recreation Director Maggie...

Chris McGraw


Chris Bailey McGraw, 73, of St. Ignace, died in Scobey, Montana, Thursday, November 17, 2022. He was born in Midland December 7, 1948, to Norman Bailey and Nina Lucille (nee...

Robert ‘Bob’ Dunbar


Robert Alan “Bob” Dunbar, 89, of St. Joseph MI, passed away suddenly on Friday, October 28, 2022 at his home. A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Wednesday,...

John ‘Jack’ Jamieson


John “Jack” William Jamieson, 87, of St. Ignace, passed away peacefully at home Saturday evening, November 12, 2022, surrounded by family following a brief illness with cancer. He was born...

Betty Lou Burner


Betty Lou Burner, 78, of Howe, Indiana, passed away at her home Saturday, October 22, 2022. She was born March 26, 1944, in Sault Ste. Marie to Mike and Annabelle...

Philip Goetz


Philip Francis Goetz, 87, of De- Tour Village, died at his home Tuesday, November 8, 2022. He was born in DeTour Village August 16, 1935, to Cletus Ernest and Violet...

Joan Bradford


Joan Carol Bradford, 80, of Moran died at McLaren Northern Michigan hospital, in Petoskey Sunday, November 13, 2022, surrounded by her family. She was born in Pontiac July 18, 1942,...

First Deer To Cross Bridge Harvested Near Cedarville

Gary Graham of Alpena was the first successful hunter to cross the Mackinac Bridge after the start of firearm deer...

Landon Barr Bags First Buck Nov. 15

Landon Barr of Cedarville, the 10-year-old son of Scott and Sarah Barr, shot his first deer at 10:45 a.m. opening...

DNR Reports Opening Day Deer Harvest

Thirty-six bucks and one antlerless deer had been harvested in Mackinac County as of late Tuesday evening, November 15, the...

Drew Marshall Pursues Collegiate Football Coaching Career at Undefeated Alma College

On the gridiron, Drew Marshall was a star player for the St. Ignace Saints and after his graduation in 2017...

Les Cheneaux

The main corners in Cedarville and Hessel have been decorated with greenery and beautiful lights on the fence posts. Thanks...

Mackinac Island

The weather Saturday, November 19, dumped a foot of snow or more on Mackinac. The wind was blowing hard, and...

Skip the Mistakes and Take More Breaks ADVICE FOR GROWING YOUR BUSINESS

I Am Always Doing My Best, Today

I have been trying to go paperless, with little success. In fact, I would say that I am failing miserably...

Outdoors This Week in the Eastern U.P.

Happy Thanksgiving to all. This is a time of the year is when most of us like to give thanks....

St. Ignace School Board Mulls Learning Loss

Student learning loss resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic was discussed at the St. Ignace school board meeting Monday, October 17....