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Mild Winter Weather Reported Across EUP Area

A lack of snow did not deter Mackinac Island visitors Mike and Luann Burlingame, who stepped off the boat with their cross-county skis and quickly set them aside to explore the Island on bikes Friday, December 29. More...

Hotel, Marina Proposed at Mackinac Island

A proposed 47-room, three-story hotel with a 16-slip marina is planned for Mackinac Island. City planners approved the hotel project in November, but have tabled approval of the marina until developer Ira Green submits more detailed plans. More...

News

Drivers: Match Speed With Conditions

A proposed state law that permitted local governments to set speed limits on gravel roads was vetoed by the Governor Jennifer Granholm in December, but that will not impact Mackinac County, and road officials stress that drivers should match their s More...

Sheriff’s Dept. Receives $1,500 for Trail Patrols

John Griffin (left), vice president of the EUP Snowmobile Council, presented a donation from the group for $1,500 to the Mackinac County Sheriff More...

Barbara Brown Elected as MBA Vice Chairman; Committees Set

The Mackinac Bridge Authority elected William Gnodtke of Charlevoix chairman and Barbara Brown of Lansing vice-chair at its October meeting in St. Clair. Committees, with the chair listed first, are: Finance, Murray Wikol of Bloomfield Hills, R. More...

Sports

Trojans’ Basketball Tourney Run Tops 2006 Area Sports Highlights

The Cedarville boys basketball success was the top sports story from The St. Ignace News in 2006. More...

19 Former EUP Athletes Still Coaching, Playing

Nineteen former Eastern Upper Peninsula athletes are either coaching at the college level or playing in collegiate athletics. Coaching are Randi Johnson of St. More...

Area Youth Hockey

MITES St. Ignace Firehawks 6 Cadillac Northern Leafs 4 Little Bear East Arena Sunday, December 10 Goals by St. More...

Columns

Michigan Politics

Northern Michigan Figures Crucial to Ford

As Gerald R. Ford himself noted, few in the nation played as pivotal roles as Bob Griffin did at several key points along Ford's road to the White House. More...

Mackinac Island

Happy New Year to our neighbors, friends, and all the readers of The St. Ignace News and Town Crier. May you all enjoy enough happiness to fill every corner of your heart. More...

Outdoor Matters

In Six Hours, Participants Craft New Set of Snowshoes in DNR Workshop

Designed from practical experience, the snowshoe has always been a staple means of transportation in big snow country. More...

Fred Feleppa Named New Prosecutor

Alfred More...

Forgotten Footlocker Offers Glimpse of ’30s CCC Work

St. Ignace Township resident Ron Mitchell never met Luther King, and he doesn More...

Police Investigating Clark Twp. Break-ins

More than 20 Clark Township homes and businesses have been invaded or robbed over the past two years, and police say they are working on the complicated task of connecting crimes to suspects to build cases against them. More...

Local Forest Service Team Earns Award for Careful Logging in Wetlands Areas

When most people think of wetlands, they imagine still pools of water and lush plant life, but a specific type of wetland, called riparian areas, contain slowly flowing water, which create different ecosystems. More...

Social

Five Generations

Posing for a five-generation photograph with Grace Kathryn Mae Moran and great, great-grandmother May Gustafson (front, right) are grandfather Steve Fountain and great-grandmother Mildred Fountain (back) and mother Jaime Moran, holding Grace. More...

Kimberly Ostrowski, Jeffrey Fountain

Kimberly Renee Ostrowski and Jeffrey Steven Fountain were united in marriage July 1, 2006, in a beautiful beach setting on Hill Island in Cedarville. The bride's uncle, Pastor Keith Jones, performed the service. More...

Jack McKinnon, Lauren DesArmo

Jack McKinnon of St. Ignace and Lauren DesArmo of Cheboygan are engaged to be married in summer 2008. Miss DesArmo is a 2004 graduate of Cheboygan High School and is a junior at Michigan State University in East Lansing, studying journalism. More...

Obituaries

Wilma Schalow

Wilma Jean Schalow of Hessel worked at a meat plant, bank, and newspaper before she met and married her husband. More...

Raymond ‘Ramie’ Kielbasa

Raymond Lawrence More...

Judy Dumas

Judy Dumas of Madison Heights peacefully passed away Wednesday, December 20, 2006, at Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak. She was 69. She was born February 15, 1937, in Ogdensburg, New York. Ms. More...


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