September 21, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

ATV Event Is Sept. 30

The third-annual Trek the Mighty Mac off-road vehicle crossing of the Mackinac Bridge at St. Ignace is fast approaching. The procession will make its way north from Mackinaw City to St. Ignace Saturday morning, September 30. The St. More...

News

City’s Bid Policy Addressed Amid Miscommunication for Marina Dock Project

The City of St. Ignace’s bidding policy for city projects was a topic of discussion at the regular meeting of the St. Ignace City Council Monday, September 18. More...

Sheriff Presents Lesson on Medical Marijuana Laws

Marijuana dispensaries, permitted under a new state law in communities that decide to allow them, can be like double-edge swords, Mackinac County Sheriff’s Deputy Bryan Hookana told the Clark Township Board of Trustees at an August 16 meeting.& More...

Mackinac County To Host Association of Counties on Island

Mackinac County will be the host county for a sold-out threeday annual conference of the Michigan Association of Counties and the Michigan County Medical Care Facilities Council Sunday, September 24, through Tuesday, September 26, at Grand Hotel on M More...

Obituaries

Eleanor ‘Leona’ Hurban

Eleanor “Leona” Hurban, 97, of Cedarville, passed away Friday, September 15, 2017, in Cedarville.  She was born June 20, 1920, to Antoni and Victoria (nee Kamon) Klamerus in Raber Township.  More...

Arden Smith

Arden Dale Smith, 93, of Iron Mountain, passed away Thursday, September 14, 2017, at Florence Health Services in Florence, Wisconsin.  He was born February 2, 1924, born to Cecil and Anna (nee Trerice) Smith in Mackinac County.  Mr. More...

Shirley Ackley

Shirley Ackley, a longtime summer resident of the Les Cheneaux Islands, passed away Tuesday, September 12, 2017, at Kingston Residence Memory Care Unit in Marion, Ohio. 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...

New Life For Old Railroad Grade

Approximately 40 residents and business owners of St. Ignace were in attendance at Little Bear East Arena Tuesday, September 12, to hear and see the potential plans for the railroad grade, which runs from Spring Street to the arena. More...

Bridge Run Is Saturday

Saturday, September 23 will mark the fourth annual Mighty Mac Bridge Run, where runners will make their way across the Mackinac Bridge from Mackinaw City to St. Ignace. The 11K run begins at 7 a.m. More...

Social

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Malaski, Meehan To Wed

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Robert and Annette Malaski of Rudyard announce the engagement of their daughter, Rebecca Malaski, to Jared Meehan, son of Tom and Patty Meehan of Dafter.  Miss Malaski is a graduate of Rudyard High School and Grand Valley State University. More...

Sports

St. Ignace Saints Get First Win of Football Season Over East Jordan Red Devils

The St. More...

Marshall Places First for Girls; Saints Team Takes Second; Rudyard Boys Claim First

Saints freshman Hallie Marshall crossed the finish line in first place with a time of 22:08 on the three-mile course at the Kiwanis invitational in Newberry, Saturday, September 16. More...

Trojans Boys Take Home Win Over Onaway

The Cedarville Trojans traveled to Onaway Friday, September 15, looking to keep their perfect record in tact. On the opening kick, however, the Onaway Cardinals returned the ball the length of the field for a touchdown.  More...

Columns

Les Cheneaux

Miss North Dakota Cara Mund won the title of Miss America 2018 Sunday evening, September 17, and North Dakota is the same state that Cedarville resident Becky Meyers comes from. Becky is thrilled. More...

Mackinac Island

The annual Mackinac Island Eightmile Road Race was held Saturday, September 9, with approximately 2,500 people participating. Some people jogged, some ran, and some walked, and everyone had a great time.  More...

Outdoors This Week in the Eastern U.P.

We are right in the middle of some of the best times of the year to be an outdoor enthusiast in the Eastern U.P. Small game season has just started. Goose season is going strong. Bear season has started. Plus, fishing is just off the charts. More...


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