July 30, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Music Fest Is Saturday

Music and Minis Coming to St. Ignace

The sixth Bayside Music Festival will combine a taste of the tropics with the charm of the Upper Peninsula, offering music, food, and beverages on the dock of the St. Ignace Marina Saturday, August 1, from 4 p.m. More...

Cars Try To Set Record

Mini Cooper owners from across the country are coming together at St. Ignace and the Mackinac Bridge in an attempt to beat the Guinness World Records’ largest parade of the cars Saturday, August 1. More...

News

Coast Guard to Be Celebrated at Mackinaw City’s Icebreaker Museum Ship

Mackinaw City’s Icebreaker Mackinaw Maritime Museum will pay tribute to the United States Coast Guard with a special U.S. Coast Guard Day celebration Saturday, August 1. More...

MBA Gives Support to New Police Garage

The new garage that will house expensive Michigan State Police vehicles could be built by winter, if the St. Ignace post acquires state funding soon. The building will be adjacent to the Michigan State Police St. Ignace Post. More...

No One Hurt in Minor St. Ignace House Fire

No injuries resulted from a fire that burned through part of the roof of an unoccupied house at 25 Grondin Road Tuesday afternoon, July 21, in St. Ignace. The St. Ignace Fire Department was on the scene for about two hours. More...

Sports

WJZ Harvesting Places First At Curtis Softball Tournament

WJZ Harvesting of Germfask came in first place at the 40th annual Swamper Softball Tournament Friday, July 17, and Saturday, July 18, at the Portage Township Recreation Area in Curtis. More...

13th Annual Saints Hoops Golf Tournament Set For August 8

The 13th annual St. Ignace Saints Hoops Scramble Golf Tournament is scheduled for Saturday, August 8, at the St. Ignace Golf and Country Club. The fundraiser for the St. Ignace girls and boys basketball programs will cost $135 per team. More...

LaSalle to Hold Cross Country Organizational Meeting August 10

There will be a cross country team organizational meeting Monday, August 10, for all St. Ignace schools students in grades six through 12 who are interested in the sport, and their parents, in the LaSalle High School library at 7 p.m. More...

Opinion

Enjoys Marina Concert Performance

To the Editor: The performance by the Petoskey High School Steel Drum Band Thursday evening, July 23, was the finest entertainment we have seen in many years at the marina. More...

Asking Local Veterans to Be Counted

To the Editor: Every veteran and their families should take the time to read this letter. There are many veterans living in the Upper Peninsula who have not taken advantage of the benefits they are entitled to for serving their country. More...

Public Meetings

Public Meeting Calendar

Open Public Meetings – Your Government at Work Following is a schedule of open public meetings. This listing is for governmental and similar entities. More...

Meeting Minutes

St. Ignace City Council Minutes

City of St. Ignace Summary of Council Proceedings July 20, 2015 The Regular Council Meeting convened at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, July 20, 2015, in the Council Chambers at City Hall with Mayor Grondin presiding. More...

Ron VanSloten, Lions Club Honored at Rudyard

Ron VanSloten was honored as Citizen of the Year and the Rudyard Lions Club received the Organization of the Year award Saturday, July 25, at Rudyard Township Park. More...

New Lineup For Hay Days

When Hay Days organizer Richard Morrison came across a large collection of stored soapbox derby cars this year, it transported him back to his youth and sparked the idea for the latest Pickford Hay Days event. More...

Village Offers History Festival

Good times from the past are coming into the present at this weekend’s Mackinaw Area Historic Festival at Mackinaw City’s Heritage Village Friday, July 31, and Saturday, August 1. More...

Pool Belongs To City

An agreement made between the City of St. Ignace and St. Ignace Area Schools in 2000 makes the city responsible for the upkeep of the community swimming pool until 2020. The public facility is at the school. More...

Social

OBSERVER Crossword

Full Story

David Galdamez, Laura Hiles Wed

WEDDING

Laura Ann Hiles and David Estuardo Galdamez, both of Houston, Texas, were united in marriage Saturday, May 30, 2015, in an outdoor ceremony on Jamaica Beach in Galveston, Texas. More...

Local Students Earn Grand Valley State University Degrees

Local students who were graduated from Grand Valley State University April 25 are Amanda Dixon of St. More...

Obituaries

Vernon Frankovich

Vernon Joseph Frankovich, 87, of Goetzville, died Saturday, July 25, 2015, in Sault Ste. Marie. He was born January 13, 1928, to Thomas and Victoria (nee Malkowski) Frankovich in DeTour Township. More...

Rebecca Barber

Rebecca Barber, 65, of St. Ignace, passed away early Saturday morning, July 25, 2015, at her home, following a short illness. She had been diagnosed with cancer May 19. More...

Margaret Flatt

Longtime Engadine resident Margaret L. Flatt, 97, died Monday morning, July 13, 2015, at Newberry Assisted Living Community. She was born February 4, 1918, to Henry and Lillian Rebidioux in Amherstburg, Ontario. Mrs. More...

Columns

Stabenow, Peters Make Waves On Capitol Hill

Michigan Politics

Michigan senators long have made waves in national politics, starting with Democrat Lewis Cass, who was territorial governor, U.S. Secretary of War, and presidential candidate before being Michigan’s fifth senator (1845 to 1848). More...

St. Ignace

What a beautiful week we have had, with family picnics, boating, and beach outings. Everyone is enjoying the summer. More...

Looking Back

Editor’s Note: Our July 29, 1915 issue of The St. Ignace Enterprise is missing, so this week we are substituting excerpts from a 1890 issue of The St. Ignace News. More...


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