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Holiday Hours and Deadline changes The St. Ignace News Offices

The St. Ignace News offices in St. Ignace and Hessel will More...

Judge Sees Benefits in Plans To Restructure 92nd District Court Staff

Subject Becomes Topic of Concern at County Commissioners

The 92nd District Court restructuring plan again was a topic of discussion with Mackinac County commissioners at their Thursday, December 1, meeting, when a county resident questioned the changes, which are scheduled to take place in January. More...

Giacherio, Frazier Save Neighbor’s Life in House Fire at Brevort Lake

Jeff Schmidberg awoke to hear his neighbor, Don Giacherio, beating on his window, trying to warn him that his house had caught fire. It was the morning of November 30. More...

Nash Family Will Rebuild After Losing New Brevort Township Home to Fire

Edward Serwach, in his role as Brevort Township assessor, has closely followed the construction of a beautiful, cedar sided home at W3038 North Old Place Road, a house owned by Rick and Laurie Nash. More...

News

Deer Populations on Decline; Swamps Serve as Refuge for Whitetails

If you ask any avid U.P. deer hunter about the type of cover near where their blind is located, or the type of cover which they visit to find a fresh track to follow, what would the common answer be? More...

St. Ignace Gravel Pit Project Needs Public Input

The Hiawatha National Forest will begin an analysis for the proposed St. More...

Deer Harvest Down 12 Percent From Last Year

This year More...

Sports

Area Hunters Successful in ‘05 Deer Season

Dale Peterson took this eight-point buck near Hessel on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 24. More...

Straits Sportsmen Contest Results

The top bucks registered in the Straits Area Sportsman More...

Saints’ Colin Chan Leads Local Efforts at Lions Invitational

135-Pounder Only Area Champ in Big Annual Meet

Colin Chan of St. Ignace registered his biggest win of his wrestling career with a individual championship in the 135 weight class and Rogers City won the team title during the 27th Annual St. More...

St. Ignace Pediatrician Helps in African Mission Project

Dr. Karen Dyer:
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Public Urged To Respond to Mining Rules

Proposed sulfide mining operations in the U.P., and their potential for environmental damage, has prompted Congressman Bart Stupak to submit comments on the upcoming finalization of the rules governing new mines in Michigan. More...

$137,500 Funding Secured for Boardwalk, Dock Project

Recreational fishing and an extended boardwalk will soon be offered on the railroad dock in St. Ignace, made possible by a $137,500 grant from the Department of Natural Resources Trust Fund. More...

Bob Love of Rudyard Wins State Farming Award

Rudyard farmer Bob Love has earned Michigan Farm Bureau%27s 2005 Young Farmer Achievement Award. More...

Teen Pageant Comes to End

The Miss Teen Fort Michilimackinac Pageant will no longer be held. More...

Social

Snyder, Brown Tie the Knot

Wedding

Lauren Snyder and John Paul Brown, both of St. Ignace, were married October 1, 2005, at St. Ignatius Catholic Church in St. Ignace. More...

Nickels Celebrate 40 Years

Anniversary

Gary and Kathy Nickel, of Nashville, Michigan, celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary Sunday, December 11, at a party hosted by their children, Nicole and Tom McMillen, Kerry and Ray Orns, and David Nickel, at Mulberry Gardens in Nashville. More...

Births

Wyatt Ball

Adam and Rachel Ball of Trout Lake announce the birth of a son, Wyatt J. Ball, born October 10, 2005, at Cheboygan Memorial Hospital in Cheboygan. He weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces and measured 20 inches in length. More...

Obituaries

Nona Della-Moretta

OBITUARY

Nona S. Della-Moretta of Pomona, California, formerly of St. Ignace, passed away November 26, 2005, surrounded by her children. More...

Opinion

Letter to the Editor

Vote in Favor of Fluoride

To the Editor: In 1943 I was graduated from dental school, practiced dentistry 57 years, and observed major public improvements, such as polio vaccine and fluoridation. More...

Columns

Senate Ends Great Lakes Protection Stalement; House Is on the Clock

Michigan Politics

It hasn%27t been officially proclaimed, but this amounts to Great Lakes Month for Michigan on the state, regional, and national scene. More...

Outdoors with Gordie

A lot of us tend to put off Christmas shopping until nearly the last day. If you happen to be included in this category, and want a gift for a hunter or fisherman, you More...

Mackinac Island

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