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Relay for Life Is Friday at Arena

Participating in an event like the Relay for Life can symbolize to cancer survivors or caregivers their suffering was not endured for nothing. More...

News

Enbridge Energy Works To Finish Mackinaw City Line 5 Pump Station Improvements

There was a lot of hustle and bustle at the Enbridge Energy Mackinaw City Pump Station last week as crews worked to upgrade the site with new technologies. More...

Cloverland Electric To See $11.7 Million Surcharge for PIPP

Following the ongoing debate over who should pay to operate the Presque Isle Power Plant (PIPP) in Marquette, Cloverland Electric Cooperative has learned its members will have to pay an $11.7 million surcharge to keep the plant running. More...

Voters To Consider St. Ignace Library Millage Requests August 2

Voters in the City of St. Ignace and Moran and St. Ignace Townships will consider 10-year operational millage requests to fund the St. Ignace Public Library. The revenue generated will cover expenses, fund programs, and purchase materials. More...

Sports

St. Ignace Boys Take First at Gus Macker

At right: The basketball team Yooper Dunkers, made up of St. Ignace students Jonny Ingalls (from left), Owen Lester, Trevor Visnaw, and Ethan McLean, came in first place in the boys 10 and younger division at the Gus Macker Tournament in Sault Ste. More...

St. Ignace Golf Scramble Results Announced

Results for a July 10 Chamber of Commerce Business Golf Scramble at the St. Ignace Golf Course are: First Flight First place: Louie Grondin, Tom Coveyou, Sr., Tom Coveyou, Jr., and Matt Mortensen with a score of 56. More...

HORSESHOE LEAGUE RESULTS

Women’s AA: Clyde’s Kinross 62, Wendrick’s Truss 51, Hakola Logging 43, Jodi and Tiffany 38, Demawating Development 37, Lisa and Amanda 33, The Bunker 32, Ed’s Floor Covering 24, Terrie and Bella 22. More...

Columns

Competitive Race Looms in Swing 1st District

Michigan Politics

Michigan’s northernmost congressional district, in its various configurations, long has been a political “see-saw” swing district, dating back to the mid 20th century, when it had such notable congressmen as Democrat Prentiss M. More...

Les Cheneaux

Les Cheneaux has been very busy these past few weeks. The cottages and rentals have been pretty much filled with vacationers enjoying the warm weather and sunshine, and the local ice cream shops have been busy. More...

Growing One Year Older

Think Outside, No Box Needed

It was my birthday last week. I am getting older more than I want to admit. I can’t believe how old people my age are. I don’t welcome my birthday like I have in earlier years. More...

Fresh Fish Served On the Dock Is Highlight Saturday

St. Ignace Event Offers Food, Music Saturday

The St. More...

Beekeepers Make Case at Council

Downtown beekeepers and their supporters appeared before the St. Ignace City Council for a public hearing on a proposed ordinance amendment to ban beekeeping within the City of St. Ignace. More...

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LaSalle High School Class of 1956 Gathers for 60th Reunion in St. Ignace

At right: The LaSalle High School class of 1956 held their 60th reunion in St. Ignace Friday, July 15. More...

Students Named to GVSU Winter Semester Dean’s List

Local students named to the dean’s list for the winter 2016 semester at Grand Valley State University are Madison Beatty, Sarah Cullip, and Torie Litzner, all of St. Ignace; Bethany Schlosser and Jennifer Strait, both of Cedarville; Abigail More...

Obituaries

Robert ‘Porky’ LaPine

Robert “Porky” Matthew LaPine of Mackinac Island passed away Wednesday evening, July 13, 2016, at McLaren Northern Michigan hospital in Petoskey, surrounded by family members following a lingering illness. He was 90. More...

Jeannine Paquin

Jeannine Paquin, 88, of St. Ignace, passed away early Wednesday morning, July 13, 2016, at Tendercare in Cheboygan, after a lingering illness. She was born February 4, 1928, to Jules and Andrea (nee Cornette) Alexander in France. More...

David ‘Beaver’ Schlosser

An informal celebration of life and memorial service for David “Beaver” Schlosser, 67, of Bellville, Ohio, formerly of Brevort Lake in Moran, will be Saturday, July 23, at 5 p.m. 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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