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Candidates, Millage Requests on Ballot Tues.

Voters will determine school board candidates, City of Mackinac Island officials, school propositions, and one township proposition as polls in the county will be open Tuesday, May 8, from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. More...

News

Zoo-De-Mackinac Set for May 19

Saturday, May 19, has been announced as the date for the 18th annual Zoo-De-Mackinac Bike Bash. More...

War in Iraq Dominates Discussion as Congressman Stupak Visits St. Ignace

Also Touches on Soo Locks, Postal Service

The war in Iraq dominated discussion at a town hall meeting with U.S. Congressman Bart Stupak at Community Action Agency's Fenlon Center in St. More...

Preservationists Explore Island May 3 to May 6

Experts in the field of historic preservation will explore the national and state historic landmark Mackinac Island while sharing preservation information during their annual conference at Grand Hotel. More...

Sports

Saints Record Twinbill Victories in Baseball, Softball Over Vanderbilt

Strong pitching and timely hitting were keys to St. Ignace Saints baseball and softball teams' doubleheader, non-conference victories over the Vanderbilt Yellowjackets Wednesday, April 25, at LaSalle High School's Kiwanis Sports Complex. More...

Binger Earns All-State in Bowling

Chris Binger, a junior at LaSalle High School in St. More...

Pickford Girls, N. Central Boys Win Web Morrison Track Invitational

Pickford girls and North Central boys track and field teams captured the championship of the sixth annual Web Morrison Track and Field Invitational in Pickford Saturday, April 28. More...

Opinion

Separate Truth From Falsehood With Fort de Buade Museum

To the Editor:

In response to the letter about Fort de Buade Museum by Charles Adams, I would like to clarify truth from falsehood. More...

Confusion of Fort de Buade Agreement Must Be Cleared up

To the Editor:

At a recent St. Ignace City Council meeting, the council decided to await the results of a public hearing before acting on an offer by the Sault Tribe to fund the private business known as Fort de Buade. More...

St. Ignace's French, Indian History Is Important To Protect, Preserve

To the Editor:

After having researched the history of the native and European populations of the Straits of Mackinac for more than three decades, I published in 2004 the two-volume set entitled "Rendezvous at the Straits: Fur Trade and Military Activities at Fort d More...

Fort de Buade To Be Focus of Public Hearing Monday

City, Historical Society Plan Details

While the purchase agreement for Fort de Buade Museum is still being drafted, Michilimackinac Historical Society and St. Ignace city officials are preparing a lease agreement for the museum operation. More...

Submerged Car Pulled From Lake Huron

Police Seek Owner of Red '70s Wagon

A late-1970s red Pontiac Catalina wagon was pulled from the bottom of Lake Huron near the U.S. Coast Guard station in St. Ignace Wednesday, April 25. More...

Commissioners at Odds Over Road Work as Funds Dwindle

Clearing and restoration work ordered by Road Commission Chairman Frank Luepnitz on a 20- acre parcel of land on Brevort Lake Road is inappropriate, says a fellow commissioner, and has raised concerns that the project could hasten the depletion of f More...

Social

Cedarville's John Scherer Inducted Into Medical Society

John R. Scherer, a 1999 Cedarville High School graduate, was inducted into the Zeta chapter of the Alpha Omega Alpha National Honor Medical Society in February at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in Rochester, New York. More...

Bishop Kelsey To Receive Honors

The Right Reverend James Kelsey, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Northern Michigan, will receive an honorary doctorate degree during commencement ceremonies at the Episcopal Divinity School in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Thursday, May 17. More...

Ian Hughey To Serve in Afghanistan

Ian Hughey, a 2003 LaSalle High School graduate, has deployed with the 455th Air Expeditionary Wing of the U.S. Air Force. More...

Obituaries

Dale Roe

Dale Robert Roe, 72, of Pickford, was a longtime farmer who enjoyed helping people and had established a wide circle of friends in the community. Mr. More...

Hugh Wagner

Hugh S. Wagner of Contoocook, New Hampshire, was a longtime summer resident of Boot Island in the Les Cheneaux Islands, making his first visit to the Snows in 1919 and enjoying his last visit in 2005. More...

Frank 'Tom'Warner

Frank Thomas Warner of Goetzville, known as "Tom" to family and friends, was a former heavy equipment operator in the Operators Union, working 31 years for Flint Road Builders and Genoak Construction in the Flint area. Mr. More...

Columns

Michigan Politics

Coverage Dwindling of State Politics in Lansing

Will the bright light of public scrutiny dim even more under the Capitol dome? More...

Mackinac Island

Mackinac resembles a budding flower, which burst into full bloom over the weekend. More...

Autos Across Mackinac: Traffic on the Rise Again Across Straits

Part 17: CLIMBING AGAIN

To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the opening of the Mackinac Bridge, the St. Ignace News is serializing Les Bagley's history of Michigan State Ferries, Autos Across Mackinac. More...


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