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Employment Fair Draws 130 Workers

Employers Like Turnout, And Say Many Job Opportunities Still Available in Local Area

Fifty businesses and organizations representing the Eastern Upper Peninsula, Mackinaw City, and the State of Michigan, took part in the St. Ignace Job Fair Tuesday, April 11, at Little Bear East Arena. More...

News

Mackinac Bridge Authority To Conduct Rescue Training April 19

A rescue training exercise will take place at the Mackinac Bridge Wednesday, April 19, in preparation for the project to repaint the north tower.  More...

Downtown Car Accident Claims Life of St. Ignace Resident

An early morning crash Wednesday, April 12, took the life of St. Ignace resident Jennifer Foster. More...

City of St. Ignace Bulk Item Pickup Will Be Held on May 13

The bulk item pickup in the City of St. Ignace will be Saturday, May 13, for city residential customers only. All bulk items must be placed to the curb by 6 a.m. Up to three items are allowed per address.  More...

Obituaries

Patricia Serwach

Patricia Serwach, who regularly traveled throughout Michigan in work overseeing corporate planning for the 12-hospital McLaren Health Care Network, died April 13, 2017. She was 68.  More...

John Browning

John Charles Browning, 78, of Garnet, passed away Tuesday, April 11, 2017, at McLaren Northern Michigan hospital in Petoskey.  He was born February 3, 1939, the fifth of eight children born to Heyward and Ruth Opal Browning in Garnet.  More...

Jennifer Foster

Jennifer Ann Foster, 40, of St. Ignace, died early Wednesday morning, April 12, 2017, from injuries she sustained in an automobile accident in St. Ignace.  She was born October 15, 1976, to William, Sr. and Deborah (nee Andress) Foster in St. 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...

Candy Contest Pops With Creativity

Depicting everything from basketball games and beach scenes to the Mount Peepmore National Monument and the Princess and the Peep, entries in the first Les Cheneaux Community Library Peeps® diorama contest showcased a widerange of creativity. More...

Jeeps Will Cross Bridge This Friday

Fun on and off the road will be the name of the game in the Eastern Upper Peninsula this weekend as the second annual Jeep the Mac all-Jeep crossing of the Mackinac Bridge rolls into St. Ignace. The Jeeps will parade from St. More...

Falling Ice Closes Bridge Overnight

Persistent falling ice cut off the route between Michigan’s peninsulas Tuesday, April 11, and Wednesday, April 12, as weather caused an extended closure of the Mackinac Bridge. More...

Sports

Bowling League Results

National League  Straits Building Center 50, Driftwood 48, Super 8 Motel 45, George’s Body Shop 25.   HTG: Straits Building Center 600; HTS: Super 8 Motel 1729; HIG: Meghann Colegrove 215; HIS: Ed Lester 493.   More...

Matson Catches Perch

Chris Matson of Moran caught this 15-inch perch while fishing with his wife, Tammy, and some friends in Cedarville Saturday, April 15. The fish weighed 2 pounds, 5 ounces. (Matson family photograph)   More...

Columns

Woes Abound in Water Wonderland

Before our state embraced its current “Pure Michigan” slogan, it touted itself as the “Water Wonderland” on license plates and elsewhere.  More...

Les Cheneaux

Approximately 30 years ago, I wrote a story about the early lumbering days in the Les Cheneaux Islands. There is a lot of history in this story that may prove interesting to many of our newer residents of the Les Cheneaux Islands. More...

Mackinac Island

The weather has had many ups and downs. More...


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