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Frost Deepens, Impacting Pipes

Twenty-five residents in St. Ignace have been given notices to let their water run to prevent frozen pipes owing to the frigid temperatures, according to Department of Public Works Director Bill Fraser. More...

News

Diane Patrick Elected To Chair Mackinac County Board of Commissioners

Diane Patrick of Cedarville has been elected to chair the Mackinac County Board of Commissioners, replacing Jim Hill, who has chaired the board for five years. She was nominated by Mr. Hill and approved unanimously. Mr. Hill will replace Mrs. More...

State Street Proposal Gets Public Hearing Mon.

The St. Ignace City Council has scheduled a public hearing during its regular meeting Monday, January 15, at 7 p.m. in city council chamber of city hall.  More...

St. Ignace Marina Parking Lot To Be Kept Clear

The St. Ignace Marina parking lot will be plowed more regularly after it was a topic of discussion at the Wednesday, January 3, meeting of the St. Ignace City Council. More...

Obituaries

George Garen

George C. Garen, 44, of St. Ignace, passed away unexpectedly early Sunday morning, January 7, 2018, at his home.  He was born March 23, 1973, to David and Janet (nee Harris) Garen in Cheboygan.  Mr. More...

Patricia Belonga

Patricia R. Belonga, 80, of St. Ignace, passed away Friday morning, January 5, 2018, at her home. A resident of St. More...

Cecil Anderson

Cecil Earl Anderson, 85, of Drummond Island, passed away Saturday, January 6, 2018, in De- Tour Village.  He was born May 13, 1932.  A memorial service will be held Friday, January 12, at noon at the Drummond Island Lutheran Church. 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...

Meeting Minutes - Free Access

St. Ignace City Council Minutes

City of St. Ignace  Summary of Council Proceedings  January 3, 2018  The Regular Council Meeting convened at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 3, 2018, in the Council Chambers at City Hall with Mayor Litzner presiding.   More...

Season Ends for Island Ferries

The marine channel from St. More...

Snowy Owl Irruption Seen in EUP

Christmas Bird Counts sponsored by National Audubon Society and organized by local groups have been a staple in the Eastern Upper Peninsula each holiday season in recent years. More...

City Will Address Goudreau St. Wall

Steps are being taken to address a retaining wall on the corner of Goudreau Street and Ellsworth Street that is compromised by tree roots. The wall was a topic of discussion again at the regular meeting of the St. More...

Sports

Ostman To Play in East-West Shrine Game in Florida

Local Fans, and NFL, Will Have Eyes on the Game

Central Michigan University senior and St. Ignace graduate Joe Ostman recently played his final football game with the Chippewas, a 37-14 loss to Wyoming at the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl. More...

Double-double by Norris Leads Trojans 61-55 Over Flint International

Cedarville senior Trey Norris recorded a double-double with 25 points and 16 rebounds to lead the Trojans to a 61-55 win over the previously undefeated International Academy of Flint (IAF) Phoenix Friday, January 5, in Cedarville.  More...

Saints Bowling Team Drops Matches to Rogers City, Gaylord

The St. Ignace Saints bowling team traveled to Gaylord Saturday, January 6, for morning matches against Rogers City and afternoon matches against Gaylord, losing each match.  More...

Columns

Brandon Postma Investment Strategies

Business Spotlight

Brandon Postma has been in the finance business for 15 years. He was employed at Edward Jones until 2009, and then he started his own investment business. He cares for the St. Ignace community, Mr. More...

Les Cheneaux

Jeff and Leanne Cason and their two daughters, Isabella and Lilianna, were residential winners of the 2017 Christmas Decoration Contest. More...

Outdoors This Week in the Eastern U.P.

It’s beginning to look a lot like winter, with below zero temps and snow everywhere. So if there isn’t a ticket to the Florida Keys in your near future, you are probably thinking about what to do.  More...


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