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Cutter Mackinaw Makes Her Final Voyage

"Moored, 17:35," said Petty Officer Chantel Schmitt, as the old Coast Guard Cutter More...

The St. Ignace News 4th of July

OFFICE HOURS AND DEADLINES

The St. Ignace News Office in St. Ignace will be closed on Tuesday, July 4th More...

Cedarstock's Five Bands To Rock 4th of July

Cedarville-based rock band Oddfellow will headline the More...

Fleeing Moose Spotted at Brevort Lake

This energetic moose was spotted at Brevort Lake Saturday, June 10, by fishermen Greg Renard, More...

News

Massaway, Hoffman, Petosky Elected to Tribal Board

Keith Massaway, D.J. Hoffman, and Shirley Petosky were voted to the board of directors of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians in a June 22 election, according to unofficial election results. More...

2006 General Election of the Sault Tribe Board of Directors

Unofficial Results

Unit 1 Candidates (two seats up for election) More...

For the Record...

In a story entitled "St. Ignace School Board Adopts Budget, Draws from Fund Balance" published Thursday, June 15, one correction should be noted. It was reported in the budget explanation that coaches in the St. More...

Sports

St. Ignace Trio Captures Munoscong Golf Scramble Championship

The St. Ignace trio of Sandy Krause, Cindy Brown, and Janet Brown captured the championship of the 21st Annual Munoscong Three-Woman Golf Tournament after carding an 18-hole score of 69 (34-35) on Monday, June 19. More...

Munoscong Golf League Results

Ladies Day Phyllis Baxter recorded low gross with 46 and Bev Vandergeest low net with 36 to win the first flight during the Munoscong Ladies Day Golf League Wednesday, June 21. More...

Road Rally To Pass Through St. Ignace Area

An antique car road rally will pass through St. Ignace the evening of Wednesday, June 28, on a 1,200-mile trip through Michigan and Wisconsin. More...

Opinion

Letters to the Editor

Citizens Should Know To Stand for the American Flag

To the Editor: We had the great honor and privilege of driving and riding in the first Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Transportation Network Van sponsored and assigned to DAV Strait's Chapter #93 in the St. Ignace Auto Show Parade. More...

Reader Offended at 'Cheap Shot'

To the Editor: I take offense at what I consider a cheap shot (as stated in last week's paper by my neighbor in Evergreen Shores, Jay Hoult) at one of our finest area citizens, Paul Fullerton. I can sympathize with Mr. More...

Attendance Up at St. Ignace Car Show

"These cars are all about personality," said Tom Bowen of Webberville, standing proudly next to his 1954 Chevy Bel Aire, one of approximately 1,025 vehicles parked along State Street in St. More...

Les Cheneaux, DeTour Schools To Share One Superintendent

By Amy Polk

Les Cheneaux Community Schools and DeTour Area Schools will strike a historic agreement to share one superintendent, effective July 1. More...

Communities Report Holiday Events

Independence Day Festivities Planned Across Eastern U.P. St. Ignace Parade To Be Followed by Games, Open House

Crowning of the royal court Friday, June 30, will begin St. Ignace Fourth of July festivities, which include a parade, Fire Department public picnic and open house, and fireworks. More...

Search for Superintendent Down to Four

Candidates for Island School Superintendent Job Express Their Interest in Position

The Mackinac Island Board of Education interviewed four candidates for superintendent Monday, June 19, and Tuesday, June 20, to replace Jack Dehring, who is retiring July 1. More...

Cormorant Numbers Down Owing to Control

"These may be the last two cormorants on Brevort Lake," said Jimmie Miller, project manager for the Cormorant Control Group, as he cruised toward a dead snag where two double-crested cormorants flittered nervously at the approaching boat. More...

Social

Weddings

Ellen Altmaier, Jason Grigsby

Ellen Altmaier and Jason Grigsby of Ann Arbor were married Saturday, May 27, 2006, in the Peony Gardens at the Nichols Arboretum in Ann Arbor. More...

Kelly Kamps, Andy Rutledge

Bill and Susie Rutledge of Hessel announce the marriage of their son, Andy Rutledge, to Kelly Kamps. More...

Anniversary

Andersons Celebrate 60 Years

Howard and Betty Anderson of Pickford celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Monday, June 26. More...

Obituaries

Reuben Heinlein

Reuben J. Heinlein of Elwell, a retired lumber yard owner, was a frequent visitor to the St. Ignace area, where he fished on Brevort Lake and St. Martin Bay, and in the Les Cheneaux Islands area with his wife, Margaret. Their trips to St. More...

Adolph Litzner Jr.

Adolph Litzner Jr. of St. Ignace worked on the construction of the Mackinac Bridge, stringing suspension cable. More...

Leona Grenier

Leona Patricia (nee Fox) Grenier of San Diego, California, formerly of St. Ignace, had a successful career as the manager of the Fred Astaire Dance Studios in Manhattan, New York. More...

Columns

Outdoor Matters

Helping Abandoned, Injured Wildlife May Cause More Harm Than Good

It happens often. While hiking or driving, you see a fawn all on its own, seemingly abandoned by its mother or you find a young bird sitting on the sidewalk. You feel like you must do something to assist the animal, but should you? More...

Rexton-Garnet

The rains came gently for awhile and we are grateful. The much needed water has perked up the heads of the drooping petunias and the squash can continue their run across the garden. More...

DeTour Area

If you go out in the evenings, be sure to take your sweater or sweatshirt along with you. Have you noticed the mosquitoes are not so annoying in the evening since the cold spell we had last week? More...


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