More than 1,000 pounds of fish parts from the nearby Mackinac Straits Fish Company went into Mr. Thurston’s first batch of fertilizer.
Local artist marks the passage of winter with a series of pastels.
The St. Ignace Municipal Marina might appear silent and still, but constant maintenance protects the structure from ice during the winter.
Farming is hard work, and no one knows it better than novice Jodi Hunter, the Michigan Agriculture Environmental Assurance Program’s Farmer of the Year.
201 hockey teams, joined by spectators and community volunteers, took to the ice in St. Ignace for the ninth annual U.P. Pond Hockey Tournament.
After 46 years and two business locations in downtown St. Ignace, John Lipnitz is retiring from True Value hardware store
A Moran family trained one of the Midwest’s eight International Field Champion beagles. The dog earned distinction after recovering from life-threatening illness.
St. Ignace Elementary/Middle School’s Minecraft Club harnesses the imagination of students to develop their skills and interests.
Pega Kennedy of Brevort sends her husband off to his Cheboygan deer camp with 75 dozen cookies.
In a wooded area just outside St. Ignace, a continual beeping noise can be heard from sundown to sunup. The source is a little box with a pin-sized light that continuously plays the call of a male sawwhet owl.
Children learn how to skate at Little Bear East Arena the day after its ice rink opens.
A beagle used for laboratory testing finds a new home and a loving family on Mackinac Island
The deterioration of Fort de Buade Museum threatens its collection. The downtown building awaits a city inspection and repair.
The St. Ignace Tractor Show draws 910 antique tractors to the straits for a chance to cross the Mackinac Bridge.
More than 30,000 people attend the 57th annual Mackinac Bridge Walk and complete the five-mile trek from St. Ignace to Mackinaw City
St. Ignace City Hall might be eligible for listing on the National Register of Historic Places, owing to its interesting architecture and the point in time that it represents.
The Rendezvous at the Straits Powwow, now in its eighth year, brought family, friends, and newcomers together at the Father Marquette National Memorial west of St. Ignace
Long-time city clerk Virginia Olmstead recalls experience with city as she approaches 100th birthday.
Iowa reporters bring news of the front to audiences at home during World War II.
Elizebeth Friedman graduated from Hillsdale College in 1915 with a B.A. in English and an interest in Shakespeare that unexpectedly led her to become a pioneer in the field of cryptography.
James F. O’Connell, the “Tattooed Man,” acquired a full-body tattoo as a castaway in the South Pacific’s Caroline Islands, but found himself an outcast when he came to the U.S.
A play in Pennsylvania asks, “what is authentic?” and challenges audiences to examine perspectives beyond their own.
A girl from Alabama ventures to “The Land of Eternal Spring,” where she marries “Don Pepe” José Figueres Ferrer and finds herself in the midst of a revolution.
Step into the world of “Bandits & Heroes, Poets & Saints,” an exhibit of art from Northeastern Brazil on view in Detroit.
In 1909, when Mary Pickford began acting in movies, performers’ names were not even released to the public. But she came to shape both a new industry and a new understanding of “celebrity.”
Lucy Flucker and Peggy Shippen were well-bred specimens of the ideal eighteenth-century American lady when love altered the course of their lives and thrust them into the action and intrigue of the American Revolution.
A look at Serge Diagilev’s Ballet Russes, a revolutionary dance company of the early 20th century.
Half a preview for a duo piano concert and half a profile of the two pianists, Debbi Wyse and Kristi Gautsche.
A preview of Hillsdale College’s production of “Medea,” set in Fort Michilimackinac, circa 1680.