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Naubinway Show Features 160 Classic Sleds

Throughout the years, many companies have built snowmobiles with many different designs. More...

News

City Changes Policy for Landlord Water Bills and Boynton Alley Trash Collection

City water bills will now go to landlords only, not to landlords and their tenants, and unpaid water bills will not result in water shutoffs, under suggestions to be sent for consideration to St. More...

Drug Trafficking Case Involving Terpening to Go to Pre-trial

The case against former LaSalle High School band director Stephanie Terpening will go to pre-trial in the 11th Circuit Court Friday, April 23, facing charges of conspiring to illegal drug trafficking, the delivery and manufacture of marijuana, conspi More...

McKenzie Pleads Not Guilty at Arraignment

Richard McKenzie, Jr. pled not guilty Thursday, February 19, during his arraignment in 11th Circuit Court on first degree murder and possession of a felony firearm charges related to the shooting death of his father, Richard McKenzie, in St. More...

Sports

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Saints Clinch Share Of SAC Title The St. Ignace Saints clinched a share of their seventh straight Straits Area Conference title with a 41-39 road win over the Newberry Indians Friday, February 20. St. More...

Class D Girls Basketball District Pairings Winners to Rudyard Regional

Games at St. Ignace Monday, March 2 Semifinals St. Ignace vs Newberry, 6 p.m. Mackinac Island vs Engadine, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 4 Championship Game, 7 p.m. Games at Cedarville Monday, March 2 Brimley vs Pickford, 6 p.m. More...

St. Ignace Saints to Host 7th Hooping for a Cure Friday

The St. Ignace Saints will host the 7th annual Hooping for a Cure benefit basketball game against the Cheboygan Chiefs Friday, February 27, at LaSalle High School. More...

Columns

Michigan Politics

Michigan Has 2016 Presidential Race Stirrings

There are recent stirrings in Michigan about the GOP 2016 presidential primary that go beyond such events as the early February Detroit Economic Club speech by former Florida Governor Jeb Bush and the fact that another possible Republican contender, More...

St. Ignace

We had clear skies and warmer weather for the Frozen U.P. 4 on 4 Youth Pond Hockey Tournament on Moran Bay Friday, February 20, through Sunday, February 22. It was fun watching the kids play, and there were many spectators enjoying the games. More...

Les Cheneaux

The weather has been very cold, with temperatures dropping down to 30 degrees below zero. I know that many people have had frozen pipes this winter, and we appreciate the plumbers who have to work in this weather to repair them. More...

Ambulance Costs Will Be Similar

Patients can expect to pay similar rates under the area’s new ambulance service, Cheboygan Life Support Systems, when it begins April 1. It will replace Allied EMS and serve the City of St. Ignace, the City of Mackinac Island, and St. More...

Reprieve Found in Electricity Surcharge

Consumers in the Eastern Upper Peninsula have escaped a hefty electricity surcharge for now. More...

Golfers to Play on Ice

Lake Huron at St. Ignace

The St. Ignace U.P. Ice Golf Scramble will take to the ice of Lake Huron Saturday, February 28. A new event, the Glow Ball Challenge, will be held on the ice behind the Mackinac Grille restaurant the night before, Friday, February 27. More...

Party Games at Evergreen

Evergreen Living Center resident Emma Brown and LaSalle High School basketball player Margo Brown smile though a cutout paper heart at the center’s Valentine’s Day party Wednesday, Februa More...

Social

Evelyn Miller

BIRTHS

Paul and Leigh Miller of Walker announce the birth of their daughter, Evelyn Lois Miller, born Wednesday, January 21, 2015, at Butterworth Hospital in Grand Rapids. She weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces at birth and measured 20 inches in length. More...

Wyatt Schwab

BIRTHS

Josh and Ashley Schwab of Rogers City announce the birth of a son, Wyatt Marus Schwab, born Monday, January 26, 2015, at Alpena Regional Medical Center in Alpena. He weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces at birth and measured 20.5 inches in length. More...

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Obituaries

Eldon Seaman

Eldon Holly Seaman, 92, of Drummond Island, was a World War II veteran, a mechanic and electrician, and he served as a supervisor and treasurer of his township. Mr. Seaman died Saturday, February 21, 2015, at Mackinac Straits Health System in St. More...

Arthur Calven

Arthur Everett Calven of Cedarville was a World War II veteran who established and owned a hardware store in Cedarville for more than six decades. He enjoyed serving people and teaching and encouraging young people in life. Mr. More...

Leon Flatt

Longtime Engadine resident Leon D. Flatt, 98, was a decorated World War II veteran who became a dairy farmer in Engadine. Mr. Flatt died Sunday, February 22, 2015, at D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans in Marquette. 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. Meetings of social and civic groups that are open to the public are listed in the Community Calendar, published at www.stignacenews.com. More...


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