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At 40 Years Old, Show Is Still Firing on All Cylinders

St. Ignace Car Show Marks Milestone Anniversary

The car show that made St. Ignace famous in automotive circles will mark its 40th anniversary this year. The first car show was held in 1976 as an activity to celebrate the bicentennial of the United States before quickly growing in size and scope. More...

First Car Show Reporter Reflects on Early Years

A work assignment brought The St. Ignace News reporter Greg Means to the meeting where Ed Reavie first suggested holding a car show as part of the town’s activities to celebrate America’s bicentennial in 1976. More...

The Voice of Car Show: Gary Engle

For 30 years, Gary Engle of G-Man Entertainment has provided the voice of the St. Ignace Car Show. He began serving as Car Show’s disc jockey and master of ceremonies in 1985. More...

Obituaries

Albert Fountain

Albert Everett Fountain, Jr., 71, of DeTour Village, was employed as a mechanical engineer for Enprotech Mechanical Services for more than 40 years, and retired in DeTour Village. Mr. Fountain died Sunday, June 28, 2015, in Petoskey. More...

Cathy Hiar

Cathy Lynn Hiar, 53, of Mackinaw City, formerly of Cedarville, died Tuesday, June 23, 2015, at McLaren Northern Michigan hospital in Petoskey. She was born August 8, 1961, to Donald and Leona (nee Kurkierewicz) Solomonson in Sault Ste. Marie. Mrs. More...

Denise Geraldo

Denise Ann Rich Geraldo, 58, of Sandusky, formerly of St. Ignace, passed away Thursday, June 18, 2015, at her home, surrounded by her family. She was born September 30, 1956, to Robert and Pat Molloy in Center Line. More...

Columns

State Dem Party Chair Challenges Benishek

Michigan Politics

Third-term 1st District U.S. More...

Engadine - Gould City

Hello, everyone. The movie, “When the Game Stands Tall,” will be shown on the lawn on Lake Street in Naubinway Friday, July 3, at 10 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend the free movie. More...

St. Ignace

The whole town was booming this past weekend with visitors and awesome cars and trucks at the 40th annual St. Ignace Car Show. I enjoyed visiting with show founder Ed Reavie and his family. More...

Breaking News - 7/2/2015 9:17 AM

Car Show 40th Anniversary Commemorative Edition

A Special Section

Check out our special edition to honor Ed Reavie and the 40th St. Ignace Car Show. Its in our Special Sections section. Click here. More...

Plan for Old Hospital Approved

The Michigan Strategic Fund board has approved tax incentives needed by Beacon Specialized Living Services to redevelop the old hospital on Burette Street in St. More...

Tower Will Aid Radio Coverage

Mackinaw City

The skyline of Mackinaw City will get a new feature this summer, as the village has partnered with the Charlevoix, Cheboygan, Emmet Central Dispatch (CCE) for the construction of a 350-foot standalone communications tower to improve radio coverage fo More...

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Nicole Grove Earns Degree, Certificate

Nicole Grove of Hessel earned an Associate in Applied Science degree in business from Bay de Noc Community College during the winter 2014 semester. Ms. Grove also earned a certificate in accounting. More...

Chase Becker

BIRTH

Joe and Jaimee Becker of St. Ignace announce the birth of a son, Chase Conrad Becker, born Tuesday, May 19, 2015, at McLaren Northern Michigan hospital in Petoskey. He weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces at birth and measured 20 inches in length. More...

Sports

South Team Drops Football All-Star Game to North Squad

Football

The South team fell to the North squad 35-25 during the Upper Peninsula All-Star Football Game at the Superior Dome at Northern Michigan University Saturday, June 27. More...

Munoscong Golf League Results

Mixed Double League Results Reported June 25, 2015 The following results are from the Munoscong Mixed Double League played Sunday, June 14: First Place: Foursome of Roger and Paulette Belair and Paul Croteau and Dorothy McDowell, with a score of 36. More...

Teams Tie for First at Rudyard Golf Scramble

Results from the 13th annual Rudyard Area Community Foundation’s four-person golf scramble held Friday, June 19, at The Oaks at Kincheloe Golf Course in Kincheloe are as follows: More...

Opinion

Library Architect Sees Joy in 10th Anniversary

The magnificent St. Ignace Public Library could not have been built without the contributions of St. Ignace architect A. More...

Highway Detour Raises Question

To the Editor: 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

Clark Township Minutes

CLARK TOWNSHIP BOARD OF TRUSTEES BUDGET HEARING: FISCAL YEAR – 2015/2016 JUNE 17, 2015 @ 6:00 PM Call to Order: 6:20 PM More...


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