World’s Oldest Chris-Craft Miss Algonac Returns to Les Cheneaux Boat Show

John Allen of Lake Shore, Minnesota won his third-straight Les Cheneaux Islands Antique Wooden Boat Show Best of Show prize in 2021 with his one-off...

Pickford Community Celebrates Many Activities in Hay Days Week of Fun

 Paula Nelson of Pickford brought her grandson Oscar Gaul, 4, and his friend Evelyn Sowle, 7, to watch the Hay Days parade Saturday, August 6....

1941 Chris-Craft Barrel Back Honey Chosen as Featured Boat at Hessel Saturday

At left: The Honey, a 23-foot 1941 Chris-Craft Custom Runabout boat owned by Joe Reid, is the featured boat at the 44th Les Cheneaux Antique...

Boat Bash, Kayak Races To Be Saturday at Kiwanis Beach

A Boat Bash will be Saturday, August 13, at Kiwanis Beach in downtown St. Ignace, featuring kayak races, music, food, and games. It will start...

Barbara Bergum


Barbara BergumBarbara Lee (nee Myers) Bergum, 90, of Drummond Island, died Sunday, July 31, 2022, surrounded by her family. She was born in Detroit October 11, 1931, to Homer Lonzelle...

Chase Ford


Chase FordChase Joseph Ford, 28, of Sault Ste. Marie, passed away peacefully Wednesday, August 3, 2022, in Kinross, surrounded by family after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born...

Marcella Jankowski


Marcella JankowskiMarcella Jean (nee Helms) Jankowski, 83, of St. Ignace, died at Medilodge in Cheboygan Monday, July 25, 2022. She was born on July 22, 1939, in Wyandotte to Carl...

Michael Onuskanich


Michael OnuskanichMichael “Mike” Onuskanich, 90, of Cedarville died Sunday, July 10, 2022, at his home surrounded by family. He was born November 13, 1931, in Frackville, Pennsylvania, to John and...

Raymond Stepanski


Raymond StepanskiRaymond Joseph Stepanski, 94, of Alpena, passed away July 19, 2022, with his family beside him. He was affectionately known as “Ripper” and will be remembered on Mackinac Island,...

Pamela Powers


Pamela PowersPamela “Pam” Rose Powers of St. Ignace passed away after a long illness Monday, August 1, 2022. She spent her last weeks surrounded by those she loved, most notably,...

Reverse Triathalon, 5K Run Results Announced

The 25th Rudyard Lions Summerfest Triathlon and 5K Run was held Sunday, July 31, starting from the Larry G. Davis...

Outdoors This Week in the Eastern U.P.

I hope everyone is enjoying August, one of my favorite times of the year. The berries are ripe, the fish...

West Mackinac

 The weekend showers did nothing to dampen the festivities on the schedule, and it was helpful that the majority of...

Skip the Mistakes ADVICE FOR GROWING YOUR BUSINES

‘You Don’t Need To Be A Genius’

 I have been trying to stress for the last few months that you don’t need to be a genius, thought...

Les Cheneaux

 This weekend our Les Cheneaux Islands Antique Wooden Boat Show will be here. It is such an exciting time here....

Mackinac Island

 The weather has been very nice, with warm days and cool nights. The hollyhocks are just beautiful and they are...