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Archaeologists Uncover Sleeve Buttons in Excavation at Colonial Michilimackinac

A pair of sleeve buttons are the latest find for Mackinac State Historic Parks archaeologists excavating at a site in Colonial Michilimackinac. “We are still finding interesting artifacts,” said Dr. Lynn Evans, Mackinac State Historic Parks Curator of Archaeology. “This set of joined sleeve buttons, like a modern cufflink, was found in the 1781 demolition rubble layer. The green glass paste “stones” are set in brass.”
MACKINAW CITY, MI
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Old U.S. 27 Motor Tour to spend two days in Coldwater

COLDWATER, MI (WTVB) – The 16th annual Old U.S. 27 Motor Tour will spend two nights in Coldwater. Hundreds of classic cars are expected to take part in the tour that winds its way north along Old 27 towards Cheboygan between August 22 and 27. The tour is scheduled...
COLDWATER, MI
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8 cyclists ride 200 miles for UP Honor Flight

IRON MOUNTAIN, Mich. (WLUC) - Cyclists riding for the U.P. Honor Flight are halfway through their journey from Iron Mountain to St. Ignace. The team of eight received a large send-off from atop Pine Mountain at sunrise on Wednesday as they set out to ride 200 miles in two days.
IRON MOUNTAIN, MI
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Interior Secretary to hear testimony from Indian boarding school survivors

PELLSTON, MI (MPRN)— U.S. Interior Secretary Deb Haaland is expected to speak in northern Michigan this weekend, as survivors of Federal Indian Boarding Schools and their descendants share their stories. It’s part of a federal initiative to document the history of boarding schools across the country. The event...
PELLSTON, MI
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Liz Warner named first ever Cheboygan County Fair Volunteer of the Year

CHEBOYGAN — On Friday, members of the Cheboygan County Fair Board surprised Liz Warner by naming her the first ever Volunteer of the Year. Cheboygan County Fair Board President Ron Fenlon said he, Cheboygan County Fair Manager Keith Ginop and another fair board member met Warner the year after the COVID-19 pandemic, when she hosted a hot dog eating competition at the fairgrounds.
CHEBOYGAN, MI
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E-bikes banned from sections of Mackinac Island

MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich. (WLUC) - E-bikes are being banned on portions of Mackinac Island after an e-bike battery exploded and caused a fire at a residence on the Island where firefighters were injured. Mackinac Island Police Chief Doug Topolski said in a Facebook post on Aug. 4 that the fire...
MACKINAC ISLAND, MI

86-year-old Wisconsin man sentenced to life for killing wife nearly 50 years ago

DOOR COUNTY, Wis. (TCD) -- An 86-year-old man was recently sentenced to life in prison in connection with his wife’s death nearly 50 years ago. Court records show Richard Pierce was convicted of first-degree murder and disinterment of a corpse April 29 and handed the mandatory life sentence Friday, Aug. 5. According to WBAY-TV, a Door County judge handed Pierce an extra three years for the disinterment conviction.
STURGEON BAY, WI
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