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Races, Contests Make Field Day a Favorite

Fifth grader Nick Halberg hulas with five hula hoops during St. Ignace Elementary School’s track and field day Thursday, June 8. More...

News

‘All Hands on Deck’ Shares Message About Great Lakes Protection

Monday, July 3, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., citizens at DeTour, Curtis, Drummond Island, Mackinaw City, and Sault Ste. More...

Yarrow Will Perform at Curtis

Folk music celebrity Peter Yarrow, of the group Peter, Paul, and Mary, will perform at the Erickson Center for the Arts in Curtis Saturday, July 1, at 7 p.m. General admission tickets are $35 each, and doors open at 6:30 p.m. More...

Mackinac County Sheriff’s Office Weekly Activity Report

For the week of May 29 through June 4, the following activity was reported by the Mackinac County Sheriff’s Office:  • Deputies responded to five property damage crashes, two involving car and deer. More...

Obituaries

Silas McTiver

Silas James McTiver, 6, of Newberry, passed away Wednesday, June 14, 2017.  He was born February 1, 2011, to Scott and Shelly (nee Archambeau) McTiver in Petoskey.  Silas was a kindergartener at Newberry Elementary School, where he was well More...

William ‘Willie’ Fisher

William J. “Willie” Fisher, 64, of Mackinac Island, passed away early Thursday morning, June 15, 2017, at his home. More...

Audrey Norton

Audrey Marion Norton, 90, of Pontiac, passed away Wednesday afternoon, June 7, 2017.  She was born January 2, 1927, to Clayton and Jennie (nee Taylor) Morrison in Pickford.  She received her education from Pickford Schools and Bob Jones Uni 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...

Car Show Starts With Cruise Night

Big Show Is This Weekend at St. Ignace

Hundreds of new and classic cars will be cruising the streets of St. Ignace Thursday, June 22, officially beginning the 42nd annual St. Ignace Car Show that runs through the weekend. Cars will begin lining up at Kewadin Casino at 4 p.m. More...

Line 5 Passes All Hydrostatic Tests

The second half of the hydrostatic testing process on the underwater Straits of Mackinac crossing portion of the Enbridge Energy Line 5 pipeline went off without a hitch Friday, June 16, as the company successfully pressure tested its eastern pipe up More...

Headlands Facility Opens Thursday

Observatory, Event Center on Lakeshore

The new Waterfront Event Center and Observatory at the Headlands International Dark Sky Park will have its grand opening ceremony Thursday, June 22, including a ribbon cutting, the dedication of its telescopes, and speeches from local and state offic More...

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Full Story

Jennifer Sherlund Named to Alma College Dean’s List

Jennifer Sherlund of Cedarville was named to the dean’s list for the winter 2017 semester at Alma College.   More...

Sports

Rudyard Bulldogs Reach Baseball Quarterfinals; Fall to Gaylord St. Mary’s

Rudyard came into its quarterfinal game against the Snowbirds of Gaylord St. Mary’s Tuesday, June 13, with a lot of confidence. They’ve played well throughout the postseason, and they played St. More...

EUP Athletes Play in All Star Basketball Game

The All Star Classic basketball game took place at the high school gymnasium in Marquette Saturday, June 22. There, the best just-graduated seniors from around the Upper Peninsula took part in the annual game. Hosted by the U.P. More...

HORSESHOE LEAGUE RESULTS

Women’s AA: Demawating Development 24, Lisa and Amanda 22, Chippewa Animal Clinic 20, Ed’s Fish 20, Huck’s Pub 20, Jodi and Tiffany 18, The Bunker 6.  Women’s A: Jo-Jo and Tonya 25, Ashley and Felicia 23, The Orioles 21, More...

Columns

Looking Back

125 YEARS AGO  The St. Ignace News  Saturday, June 25, 1892   The Grand Hotel opens its doors July 1st.  •••  W. E. McAdams is opening a fine store at the Island.  More...

St. Ignace

This weekend brings the 42nd annual Car Show to downtown St. Ignace. All of our local businesses are ready to welcome the many visitors and local residents who will enjoy the show. More...

Rexton-Garnet

The sights, sounds, and smells of the season have arrived in full force, and so has the ever-changing weather. High temperatures, rain, downpours, wind, and low temperatures have made for an almost hour-by-hour change.  More...


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