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DDAEyes Star Line Parcel; Supports Event Tents Idea

Plans Taking Shape for Outdoor Movies

Efforts to preserve the St. Ignace waterfront leaped forward Friday, May 11, when the Downtown Development Authority (DDA) asked director Deb Evashevski to pursue a grant to purchase part of the parking lot at the Star Line Railroad Dock. More...

Gordon Foods Ground Beef Recalled

Consumers are urged to be sure ground beef is cooked thoroughly in the face of an ongoing food safety recall that was announced Friday evening, May 11. More...

Island Bikes Ready for Auction

Approximately 200 bicycles will be auctioned by the Mackinac Island Police Department Saturday, May 26, beginning at 10 a.m. on the steps of Community Hall on Market Street. More...

News

St. Ignace, Pickford Honor Roll

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Round Them up!

Toddlers Register for Kindergarten for Annual Round-up Day

Sasha Ledy (left) plays with her children, Angus Blackwood, 4, and Hossack Sweeney, 2, in the kindergarten room at Les Cheneaux Elementary School in Cedarville Thursday, April 19. More...

Prisoner Walks Off, Still Missing

A prisoner who walked away from a work detail Thursday, May 10, in the area of the Kincheloe Golf Course is still missing, police said Monday, May 14. More...

Sports

Eagles, Trojans Take Track Titles at Formolo Invitational May 11

The Engadine Eagles girls track team edged out the Cedarville Trojans, although the Trojans boys team captured top honors during the annual Frank Formolo/ Engadine Booster Track and Field Invitational Friday, May 11. More...

St. Ignace Baseball and Softball Teams Sweep Brimley in Doubleheaders

St. Ignace baseball team split its home Straits Area Conference twinbill with Cheboygan Monday, May 7, and swept a non-conference doubleheader on the road at Brimley Thursday, May 10. More...

Trojans Boys Team, Pickford Girls Win Meet at Cedarville

The Cedarville Trojans boys track team and the Pickford Panthers girls team won the sixteam meet at Robert W. Smith Track Monday, May 7. More...

Opinion

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Critic of Fort de Buade Purchase Appreciates Chance To Be Heard

To the Editor: I have been a vocal critic of the City of St. Ignace purchasing Fort de Buade with Sault Tribe 2% money for some time now. In recent days, I have expressed my objections through various forums, including The St. More...

Voters Turn Down Special Education Millage Request

Results Mixed for Other Proposals May 8

A proposal to collect 0.75 mills for three years for special education programs was defeated in a school election Tuesday, May 8. More...

Certified May 8 ISD MILLAGE RESULTS

             EUP Intermediate School Millage More...

St. Ignace Mud Run Is Saturday

Trucks and all terrain vehicles (ATVs) will compete in a Mud Run hosted by the St. Ignace Area Chamber of Commerce Saturday, May 19, behind Little Bear East Arena in St. Ignace. More...

Cedarville

Frog Fest Puts Focus on Environment

The 2007 Frog Fest will be in Cedarville Friday, May 18, and Saturday, May 19. Most events will be based at Les Cheneaux Community Schools. More...

City Marina To Reopen May 21

The St. Ignace City Marina will open for the summer Monday, May 21. More...

Social

Yoder Proves 'I' Is in Team

Seven-year-old Lauren Yoder of St. Ignace proved that an individual can be a team, performing by herself to earn third place in the Cheer America's Young Champions team competition in Lansing's Hill Auditorium Saturday, April 28. More...

Anniversary

Leveilles Celebrate 50 Years

Louis and Patricia Leveille of St. Ignace will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Friday, May 18. The couple were married at St. Paul's Church in Negaunee in 1957 by the Reverend Robert Cordy. More...

Massaway, Besteman Receive Degrees From Grand Valley

Andrew Massaway and Michelle "Miki" Besteman were graduated from Grand Valley State University Saturday, April 28. Mr. More...

Obituaries

Ethel Mielke

Ethel Mae Mielke, 89, a longtime resident of Cedarville, was a registered nurse and an active volunteer at American Red Cross blood drives. Mrs. Mielke died Saturday, May 12, 2007, at Mackinac Straits Long Term Care Facility in St. Ignace. More...

Helen Klamerus

Helen Antonette Klamerus, 89, of Goetzville, was an avid gardener who enjoyed caring for her family, growing and canning food, and picking berries. Mrs. Klamerus died Monday, May 7, 2007, at her home. More...

Lawrence David Libby

Lawrence David Libby, 54, of Keldon, served in the United States Navy and most recently worked at the Chippewa County Recycling Center. Mr. Libby died Sunday, May 6, 2007, in Pickford Township. He was born January 28, 1953, in Sault Ste. Marie. More...

Columns

Michigan Politics

Launch of Pure Michigan Gives Tourism Needed Boost

In recent decades, the level of state government's commitment and effectiveness in promoting tourism has been as changeable as Michigan's weather. More...

Autos Across Mackinac: State Expands Ferry Service in New Direction

Part 19: AUTO FERRIES IN TRAINING

Each week this year, The St. Ignace News features a serialization of Les Bagley's history of Michigan State Ferries, "Autos Across Mackinac," to mark the 50th anniversary of the opening of the Mackinac Bridge, More...

Les Cheneaux

Mother's Day was beautiful and sunny and the weather continues to be warm and beautiful. The leaves are popping out on the trees and the snowbirds continue to show up in the Les Cheneaux Islands. More...


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