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Susan Horn Wins National Magazine Clean-Up Contest

Kitchen Project To Be inWoman's Day This Fall

Having a cluttered kitchen isn't always bad. Susan Horn had one and she won a national contest sponsored by More...

Bridge Tokens Honor Ferry Boats, Crew

Eight new Mackinac Bridge tokens commemorating the old state car ferries at the Straits of Mackinac were dedicated Friday, June 16, at Bridge View Park in St. Ignace. More...

Court Report

The following dispositions are from 92nd District Court in St. Ignace June 9 and June 13, Judge Beth Gibson presiding. Arresting agencies are in parentheses. More...

Cheer America All Stars'Level One Team Places Third in State Finals Competition

First Time All Three Levels for St. Ignace Qualify for State Finals

The level one team of St. Ignace's Cheer America U.P. All Stars captured third place in the state finals at the Deltaplex in Grand Rapids Saturday, June 10, with its performance of "It's AHard Knock Life," from the musical classic "Annie." More...

Four Local Students Receive $750 Lions Scholarships

Four 2006 Cedarville High School graduates, Wesley Dixon, Ryan Duman, Lauren Izzard, and Jeannine McGreevy, received scholarships from the Les Cheneaux Lions Club for future academic endeavors. More...

Millon, Urman Earn Academic Honors at Alma

Catherine Millon of Cedarville and Eli Urman of Mackinac Island were named to the Dean's List for the 2006 winter term at Alma College. More...

Savard Earns Defiance Degree

Meghann Savard of St. Ignace earned a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in psychology during spring commencement ceremonies at Defiance College in Defiance, Ohio. More...

Massaway Earns Physicians Coat at Grand Valley

Angela Kayron Massaway of St. More...

Rudyard's Summer Reading Club Begins June 28 at Library

The Summer Reading Club will begin at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 28, at the Turner-Howson Elementary Library in Rudyard. More...

Free Van Transport Available for Disabled Veterans to Clinic

Disabled American war veterans are now offered free transportation to the Iron Mountain VA Medical More...

St. Ignace Township Sewer Project Now Awaiting Housing Development Hook-Ups

St. Ignace Township sewer odors remain under control, while the project sits in a holding pattern until the housing development behind the casino is hooked into the system. More...

Soo Locks To Host Open House June 30

The Soo Locks will host its annual open house, known as Engineer's Day, Friday, June 30. More...

St. Ignace Plans To Host July 8 Watercross Race

The Midwest Watercross Tour, a watercraft racing circuit, will be on display in St. Ignace Saturday, July 8, and Sunday, July 9, at American Legion Park. More...

LC Historical Museum To Host Log Cabin Day

Les Cheneaux Historical Museum will celebrate Michigan Log Cabin Day by offering free admission Sunday, June 25, from 1 More...

Judging Results, Antiques on the Bay 2006

Ninety four antique automobiles were displayed in Antiques on the Bay Saturday, June 17. The show began with a rally across the Mackinac Bridge Friday evening, in which 46 show cars took part. More...

Water Quality Class To Be Held June 28

A Master Gardener Water Quality Class is planned for Wednesday, June 28, at 6:30 p.m. at Kinross Township Hall, sponsored by the Michigan Groundwater Stewardship Program. More...

Nye, Pomarius First To Be Inducted Into Women's Bowling Hall of Fame

Jan Nye (left) and Liz Pomarius were the first inductees voted More...

Sault Democratic Party Is June 24

The Chippewa County Democratic Party will meet Saturday, June 24, at 10 a.m. at the Country Kitchen Restaurant in Sault Ste. Marie. More...

CCSS Offers Three-Day Jazz, Tap, HipHop, Ballet Workshops July 18-20

Consolidated Community Schools Services of Rudyard will offer a three-day dance workshop covering jazz, tap, ballet, and hiphop dancing styles July 18 to July 20, at the Kinross Recreation Center in Kinross. Cost is $85 and attire is extra. More...

Les Cheneaux To Revive Venetian Boat Parade for July 4 Holiday Weekend

The lights and festive atmosphere of a traditional Venetian Festival will be created on the water in the Les Cheneaux Islands Saturday, July 1. More...

Sportsmen Plan Competition June 24

The Les Cheneaux Sportsman's Club will host a chicken shoot Saturday, June 24, starting at noon at the Les Cheneaux Sportsman's Club building and grounds east of Cedarville. More...

Kelso To Patrol St. Ignace Streets

Lee Kelso is the new meter enforcement officer for the St. Ignace City Police Department. More...

Village Council Studies Possible Abuse of Cemetery Policy

Mackinaw City, a popular place to visit, is also becoming a popular place to be buried, the Village Council has found, and it is now reviewing its cemetery policies before Lakeside Cemetery on West Central Avenue fills with people from outside the ar More...

Hoddy Property Donation Launches Fundraising Campaign for L.C. Library

Fundraising Committee Seeking to Raise $700,000 Over 5-year Span for Library

George W. Hoddy has donated property to the Friends of Les Cheneaux Community Library to launch a fundraising campaign to ensure the library is maintained forever. More...

Helicopter Rides To Be Offered at Favorite Dock During Antique Auto Show Weekend

Walton Helicopter will move its helicopter ride concession from the Railroad Dock to the end of the Favorite Dock for the annual Antique Auto Show to avoid city concerns that the noise it produces is distracting to the show and to nearby residents. More...

Weather Channel To Broadcast Live at Island's Grand Hotel

The Weather Channel will broadcast live from various locations More...

Les Cheneaux Band Students Receive Award for Leadership

Senior Matt Manley was awarded the John Philip Sousa award for leadership and United States Marine Corps Semper Fidelis Award for excellence at the Cedarville High School and Middle School music concerts Tuesday evening, May 30. More...

Justin Neelis Earns Northwood Degree

Justin Neelis of St. Ignace was graduated from Northwood University of West Palm Beach, Florida, Wednesday, May 17. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in banking and finance management and an Associate's Degree in hospitality management. More...

Organizers Share Kitchen Tips

Debbie Stanley and Betty Huotari serve as the president and vice president, respectively, of the Michigan chapter of the National Association of Professional Organizers. They offer these tips for organizing a home: More...

Military Notes

Private Timothy Patton will be graduated from basic training at Fort Knox, Kentucky, Saturday, June 24. He has received an award in sharp shooting and a first class grenade badge. More...

Children Enjoy Gobbler's JAKES Day

The Upper Peninsula Snow Gobbler's Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation held its first annual Andrew Zdebski JAKES (Juniors Acquiring Knowledge, Ethics, and Sportsmanship) Day at the Hiawatha Sportsman's Club trap range Saturday, May 13. More...

SANE Reports Local Drug Arrests

Four people were arrested in May and June for drug-related offenses by Straits Area Narcotics Enforcement officials. More...

A Look at Car Show History...

First Show Exceeded Hopes, Event Grows Over the Years

1976 Nine months of planning was on display June 26 as the first Straits Annual Antique Auto Show become a reality. The approximately 550 people who visited far exceeded the expected attendance and extra food and beverages had to be brought in. More...

National Indian Congress Underway at Sault Ste. Marie

The National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) held its mid-year conference at Kewadin Resort and Casino in Sault Ste. Marie early this week, meeting Sunday, June 18, through Wednesday, June 22. More...

Yearbook Needs Parental Assistance

Lori Strich, LaSalle High School yearbook advisor, is seeking interested parents who will help with the 2007 yearbook. For more information, contact Mrs. Strich at 643-0063. More...

St. Ignace Elementary, Junior High Basketball Camp

St. Ignace Saints Basketball Camp A includes athletes Jared Cece, Buddy Bigelow, Ben Coveyou, Emily Coveyou, Taylor St. More...

Swimming Lessons Offered at Rudyard Pool for June, July

Three sessions of American Red Cross swimming lessons will be offered at the Rudyard swimming pool in June and July, reported Consolidated Community School Services (CCSS). More...

Caregiver Support Meeting July 11

Three caregiver support group meetings are planned locally in July. More...

Les Cheneaux Library Announces Art Classes, Reading Program for June

Les Cheneaux Community Library's summer schedule starts this month with a children's reading program and art classes. More...

Les Cheneaux Chamber Seeks July 4 Holiday Volunteers

The Les Cheneaux Chamber of Commerce needs volunteers to work one-hour blocks of time during the community's Fourth of July activities starting Monday, July 3. More...

Interpreters Learn To Wear Many More Hats in Days of Cost Cutting at Historic Parks

When tourists visit Colonial Michilimackinac in Mackinaw City, they may see a British soldier who looks oddly like the French voyageur or the French wedding narrator they just saw a couple of buildings away. More...

Folias Concert Planned at Sault June 24

On Saturday, June 24, Folias, a Grand Rapids based flute and guitar duo consisting of Carmen Market and Andrew Bergeron, will appear in Alberta House Art Center's first home concert, with a portion of the proceeds to be donated to the Great Lakes Div More...


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