March 23, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Taking Inventory of Downtown Signs

Signs large and small were inspected Saturday, March 18, in downtown St. Ignace during the planning commission’s walking meeting to gain measurements for the development of a sign ordinance. More...

News

Christina Deeren Returns To Serve as the St. Ignace Assessor

Christina Deeren has returned to the City of St. Ignace to again serve as its assessor. Ms. More...

Mackinac County Sheriff’s Office Weekly Activity Report

Mackinac County Sheriff’s Office Weekly Activity Report   For the week of March 13 through March 19, the following activity was reported by the Mackinac County Sheriff’s Office:  More...

For the Record...

In the March 16 edition of The St. Ignace News, Cedarville Trojans basketball player Evan Rye (#2) was not included in the caption for the team’s district championship team photograph.  •••  More...

Obituaries

Karl Pitko

Karl William Pitko, 85, of Cedarville, owned Caribou Forest Products and built homes and cottages in the DeTour area, and in Cedarville, he built Loons Point Campground and operated Karl’s Cedar Shingles. Mr. More...

Beth ‘Sady’ Hocking

Beth “Sady” Hocking, 99, of Clarkston, passed away Tuesday, March 7, 2017.  She was born January 30, 1918, to John and Nettie (nee Dalsen) Closs in St. Ignace.  Mrs. More...

Rudolph Kassin

Rudolph F. Kassin, 85, of Lake George, passed away Tuesday, March 7, 2017.  He was born January 15, 1932. Mr. Kassin grew up in the Hessel area.  More...

Columns

‘Understanding Rule Number Seven’

Think Outside, No Box Needed

My seventh rule of business, out of 10, is: “Everyone has their own agenda, and, most of the time, it isn’t even close to yours.” The definition of agenda is a plan of things to be discussed at a formal meeting, a plan of things to More...

Les Cheneaux

All ice shanties in Michigan must be removed from their location on the lake by midnight Friday, March 31.  More...

St. Ignace

As this month moves quickly, folks are eager to get campers out of storage and head out to peaceful, natural areas.  David Blair saw a snowy owl last Friday morning. The owl was in his yard for some time.  More...

City Looks to Next Steps for Waterfront

Michigan has more shoreline than any state in the continental United States. Only Alaska has more. There are more than 80 small public harbors and marinas throughout the state. More...

Search Underway For City Manager

Advertisements to attract candidates to the upcoming city manager job opening in St. Ignace are in northern Michigan newspapers and job search sites online. More...

Bridge Tower To Be Painted Soon

Credit Card Plans Still Coming for Mackinc Bridge

Mackinac Bridge Authority plans for 2017 include repainting a bridge tower and offering credit card options for paying tolls. The projects were discussed at an MBA meeting in Lansing February 21 and February 22.  More...

Social

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Full Story

Carson Seeley

Ryan and Tara Seeley of St. Ignace announce the birth of a son, Carson Wade Seeley, born Monday, February 27, 2017, at War Memorial Hospital in Sault Ste. Marie. More...

Sports

St. Ignace Saints Fall to Glen Lake Lakers in the Quarterfinals, End Season 22-3

This season marked the eighth consecutive regional title for the St. Ignace Saints girls basketball team. In six of the previous seven years, the Saints advanced to the semifinals in East Lansing. More...

Bowling League Results

Bluewater League  George’s Auto Parts 49, The Wooden Door 48, Fred’s Pub 47, B.C. More...

Engadine Eagles Girls Delight Fans With Quarterfinals Win Over Crystal Falls

The Engadine Eagles girls won 44-41 over the Crystal Falls Forest Park Trojans in the quarterfinal game of the Class D Regional basketball tournament in Negaunee Tuesday, March 14. 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...


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