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41st Car Show Is This Weekend

GM Display, Mobsteel, and Hundreds of Vehicles Promise Plenty to See at St. Ignace

The St. Ignace Car Show will feature a mile-long display of cars on State Street all day Saturday, June 25, as classic and modern vehicles of all types will share the spotlight. Admission is free. More...

Historical Society Receives Artifacts

The City of St. Ignace gave ownership of a collection of artifacts housed at the Fort de Buade Museum, known as the Benson Collection, to the Michilimackinac Historical Society at a St. More...

News

Brevort Township Requests Demolition of Unoccupied Moran Building

Sault Tribe Agrees to Make Stelzer Park Donation

The former Bradford’s Grocery Store building in Moran will likely be little more than a memory later this summer after Brevort Township Supervisor Ed Serwach requested its demolition at the township’s Monday, June 13, meeting. More...

Chamber Asks for Special Consideration in Property Deal

Among potential buyers for two city-owned downtown St. More...

County Board Supports New Jail Concept

A proposal to build a new county jail has received support from the Mackinac County Board of Commissioners and the Mackinac County Planning Commission. More...

Sports

HORSESHOE LEAGUE RESULTS

Women’s AA: Clyde’s Kinross 39, Wendrick’s Truss 37, Lisa and Amanda 26, Demawating Development 24, Jodi and Tiffany 21, Superior Touch Painting 19, Hakola Logging 18, Ed’s Floor Covering 14, Terrie and Bella 14. More...

Columns

St. Ignace

St. Ignace will be filled with fun activities and colorful antique, classic, and custom cars this weekend. The 41st annual St. Ignace Car Show begins Thursday, June 23, with Cruise Night from 6 p.m. More...

Family Ties Run Deep in Politics

Michigan Politics

Much has been made in the media, and occasionally in this space, about family repeats among officeholders, and candidates for office, in presidential and congressional politics. Notably: President George H.W. Bush and his son, President George W. More...

Mackinac Island

The weather was picture perfect and crowds filled Mackinac Island for the 68th annual Grand Lilac Parade that was held Sunday, June 12. The lilacs all over the Island were in full bloom and the fragrance filled the air. More...

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Look at Our New Digital Edition - Free Access

This week we introduce a new eEdition of the newspaper, which we are sure you will like. It combines and replaces the best elements of the three digital editions you have been enjoying, PageView, Flipbook and PDF Index. More...

2016 Antiques on the Bay Car Show Winners

Best of Show Tom Tulis, 1931 Packard Model 840 Super 8 roadster Mayor’s Choice Award Harold Mitchell, 1967 Shelby GT500 Ford Mustang Gary Olsen Memorial Award Glenn Harmison, 1928 Chrysler Best Ford More...

Safety Equipment Coming to Straits

Enbridge Energy says it will purchase special oil spill response equipment over the next two years to be deployed along the Line 5 pipeline, part of which crosses under the Straits of Mackinac. More...

Social

Johnson, Davis to Wed

ENGAGEMENT

Mike and Neva Johnson of Moran and Paul and Marty Davis of St. Ignace announce the engagement of their children, Mandi Johnson and Paul Davis II, both of St. Ignace. Miss Johnson is a 2007 graduate of Lake Superior State University. More...

Thompson Earns Degrees From WMU

Nathyn Thompson of St. Ignace was graduated magna cum laude from Western Michigan University Saturday, April 30, where he earned Bachelor of Science degrees in both biomedical sciences and general psychology. More...

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Obituaries

Mark Bentley

Mark Allen Bentley, 53, of Inverness Township in Cheboygan, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, June 19, 2016, of an apparent heart attack. He had lived in Cheboygan for a year. More...

Ronald Cotton

Ronald Cotton, 71, of St. Ignace, passed away late Monday evening, June 20, 2016, at EUP Hospice House in Sault Ste. Marie. A memorial service will be held Tuesday, June 28, at noon, at the St. Ignace United Methodist Church. More...

Ellis ‘Sharkey’ Movalson

Ellis E. (Sharkey) Movalson, age 85 of SaddleBrooke AZ, passed away June 11, 2016 in Oro Valley AZ. He was born November 21, 1930 to Ellis and Ruby Movalson. Sharkey grew up in Brevort, MI and graduated from LaSalle High School at the age of 16. More...

Public Meetings - Free Access

Public Meeting Calendar

Following is a schedule of open public meetings. The listing is for governmental and similar entities. Meetings of social and civic groups that are open to the public are listed in the Community Calendar, published at www.stignacenews.com. More...


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