March 23, 2017 RSS feed / 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...

Help Needed on Committee To Promote St. Ignace to Tourists, Provide Fun for Residents

Everyone Welcome at Events Planning Sessions

A brainstorming session takes place every Thursday at noon, where people talk about ideas to create and promote St. Ignace events. More...

Planning Commission Walks Through St. Ignace To Examine Downtown Signage

The St. Ignace Planning Commission gathered Saturday, March 18, for a walking meeting through downtown St. Ignace to examine signage and take measurements as it develops a signage ordinance. More...

Downtown St. Ignace Is Proceeding With Streetlight Project

The new streetlight project for downtown St. Ignace has been moving along over the last month. The light posts will be preserved and the heads will receive LED lights. More...

U.P. Zones Let You Travel Back In Time

If you drive far enough west through Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, it’s possible to literally travel back in time.  More...

Young Cellist Plays for ‘Bach in the Subways’

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Volunteers Needed for State Police Angel Program in St. Ignace

Volunteers are needed to help the Michigan State Police at the St. More...

Clark Township Supports Proposed ORV Trail, Looks Into Shaftmaster Pump Station

A proposed off-road vehicle (ORV) trail across the Eastern Upper Peninsula received the support of the Clark Township Board of Trustees Wednesday morning, March 15. More...

Eagles’ Dream Season Takes Them to Lansing

This year has been an incredible one for the Engadine Eagles girls basketball teams. More...

Cedarville, Rudyard Compete in Quiz Bowl Tournament

The Cedarville and Rudyard Quiz Bowl teams traveled to Sault Ste. Marie Saturday, March 4, for the regional finals to compete alongside the teams from Newberry and Sault Ste. Marie schools. Sault Ste. More...

Trafficking Presentation To Be Held April 11 in St. Ignace

A presentation on human trafficking will be offered Tuesday, April 11, at 6 p.m. at the conference room at the Quality Inn on Boulevard Drive in St. Ignace. More...

Bridge Traffic Reported Up 2.0%

February traffic on the Mackinac Bridge was up 2.0% this year, compared to the same month last year. The Mackinac Bridge Authority reports that 197,625 vehicles crossed in February, compared to 193,726 in February 2016. 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...

Free Showing of ‘Hacksaw Ridge’ Will Be Held March 26

“Hacksaw Ridge,” a 2016 biographical World War II drama film, will be presented as free entertainment at the St. Ignace Public Library Sunday, March 26. The movie will begin at 2 p.m. and doors open at 1:45 p.m. More...

Planning Commission Seeks Input on Signs from Downtown Development Authority

The St. Ignace Downtown Development Authority will give its opinions to the city planning commission about revising sign ordinances downtown, but first the DDA Zoning Committee will consider the matter. More...

Taxi Regulations, Spring Cleanup Are Discussed by Council

A new state law to regulate Uber and other ride-sharing services, a proposal for a spring volunteer cleanup day, and city administration job searches were discussed by the St. Ignace City Council at its meeting Monday, March 20.  More...

Jeep the Mac Will Begin Events Lineup April 21

The second annual Jeep the Mac all-Jeep crossing of the Mackinac Bridge will be Friday, April 21, and Saturday, April 22. The St. Ignace Events Committee is organizing the crossing.  More...

Curtis To Host ‘Community Unity’ Fundraiser March 25

The second annual Community Unity event will be held at the Erickson Center for the Arts in Curtis Saturday, March 25. There, various groups from around western Mackinac County will again gather for the mutual fundraiser. More...

Grant Applications To Be Accepted Beginning March 27

Applications will be accepted for the Les Cheneaux Community Foundation’s spring grant cycle beginning Monday, March 27, and continuing through Friday, April 21, at 4 p.m., the deadline for submitting grant requests.  More...

ORV Trail Looks To Link St. Ignace to DeTour

A proposed off-road vehicle trail could connect St. Ignace with De- Tour and many points in between. The trail would be about 78 miles in length if it comes to fruition. Paul E. Gaberdiel said the trail will hopefully be set up later in 2017. More...

Open Water in Moran Bay Attracts Raft of Redhead Ducks To Stay Awhile

The Arnold Freight Company’s Corsair is seen as a mass of ducks floats along in the front of the bow Tuesday, March 14, at St. Ignace. More...

Coast Guard Will Open West Neebish Channel March 24

The Coast Guard will begin opening the down-bound West Neebish Channel of the St. Marys River at 8 a.m. Friday, March 24.  The ice breaking will begin at the north end of the channel near Nine Mile Point and continue south to Saw Mill Point. More...

Red Cross Blood Drive Will Be March 28 in Mackinaw City

The Mackinaw Woman’s Club will sponsor an American Red Cross blood drive Tuesday, March 28, from noon to 4:45 p.m. at the St. Anthony Parish Life Center at 600 West Central Avenue in Mackinaw City, across from the high school.   More...


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