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Tribal Members To Vote on Hunting Rights Agreement

Consent Decree Would Standardize Practices Among Tribes, Manage State Resources

An agreement among Michigan's five Native American tribes and the state and federal governments may define and standardize Indian hunting and gathering rights in Michigan. More...

Lunch Rates Raised, New Personnel Committee Reassigned

Les Cheneaux Community Schools Board Adopts Audit, ISD Curriculum

Lunch rates have been raised to help keep pace with increasing food costs and a shorter school year at Les Cheneaux Community Schools. Elementary students will now pay $1.75 for lunch, instead of $1.60. More...

News

Search for Great-grandfather's Past Leads Tennessee Couple to St. Ignace

It has been an interesting eightyear journey for Carl and Faye Johnson of Lebanon, Tennessee, tracking down the history and whereabouts of Mr. Johnson's great-grandfather, Watson Sherman. The journey led them to St. More...

State Tax Will Impact Small School Funds

Tax exemptions built into the recently passed Michigan Business Tax (MBT) will reduce traditional income sources for public schools when it goes into effect January 1, 2008. More...

Bayside Fall Fest Planned for Saturday

More activities have been added to St. Ignace's Bayside Fall Fest, formerly known as Autumn Apple Day, which will be Saturday, October 6. Most of the activities will take place or begin at the St. More...

Sports

Cheboygan Ends St. Ignace Winning Streak With 41-9 SAC Decision

Teams and Fans Recognize Fallen Cheboygan Soldier

Straits Area Conference (SAC) between the St. Ignace Saints and Cheboygan Chiefs came down to the tale of two halves, with the Chiefs handing the Saints their first defeat in a 41-9 win Friday, September 28, at Saints Field. St. More...

Cedarville Trojans Qualify for Playoffs With 46-6 Win Over Broncos

Fourth Straight Trip to Playoffs

The Cedarville Trojans, 6-0 on the season, have made it a habit of qualifying for the playoffs, and, after a 46-6 Mid-Eastern Football League (MEFL) win over the Bark River-Harris Broncos Friday, September 28, this will be their fourth consecutive More...

Panthers One Game Away From Playoff Berth

The Pickford Panthers football team moved one victory away from clinching a playoff berth after its 40-16 Mid-Eastern Football League (MEFL) win over the Rock Mid-Peninsula Wolverines Friday, September 28. More...

Columns

Michigan Politics

1836 Indian Treaty Gets Historic Clarification

Much was made of last week's historic deal between General Motors (GM) and the United Auto Workers (UAW) that reflected current economic realities, 70 years after a 44-day strike led to the UAW gaining power to bargain exclusively with GM on wages More...

Outdoor Matters

Game on Upward, Stable Trend for Hunting Season

DNR 2007 FALL HUNTING PREVIEW PART I AND II If the weather cooperates, hunting seasons should be productive throughout Michigan this fall. Most game species are on an upward trend or stable on a statewide basis. More...

St. Ignace

Nights are cooler with comfortable daytime temperatures, as pumpkins turn ripe for fall harvest. More...

Council Declares Hiring City Intern Was Legal

32 Stiffeners Will Be Added to Water Tower

Aresident's concern about of the hiring of a St. More...

Work Underway at Mackinac Island Marina

A cloud of cement dust blows across the Mackinac Island Marina as a worker cuts through a retaining wall and improvement work continues Friday, September 21. More...

New Bridge Spans North Country Trail in Forest

Spanning picturesque Silver Creek in the midst of the Hiawatha National Forest, a new, wooden bridge near Worth Road has been opened by U.S. Forest Service crews. More...

Social

McLean Earns 4.0

Kate McLean, a 2005 graduate of LaSalle High School, has earned a 4.0 grade point average at the International Academy of Design and Technology in Tampa, Florida. Ms. McLean is the daughter of Gail McLean and Calvin "Cub" McLean of St. Ignace. More...

MILITARY

Kurt Cornwell

United States Air Force Airman First Class Kurt C. Cornwell was graduated from basic military training August 10 at Lackland Air Force in San Antonio, Texas. Airman Cornwell is the son of Greg and Gail Cornwell of Rudyard. More...

Hanna McCord

A daughter, Hanna Lee McCord, was born Saturday, August 11, 2007, to Russell and Allison McCord of Hessel. Born at Northern Michigan Hospital in Petoskey, she weighed 6 pounds, 8.1 ounces, and measured 17.75 inches in length at birth. More...

Obituaries

John Krzycki

John Michael Krzycki, 60, of Sault Ste. Marie, was a volunteer firefighter, a member of the National Guard, and enjoyed a career with the Department of Natural Resources. Mr. More...

Milan 'Stan' Stanoikovich

Milan J. "Stan" Stanoikovich, 70, of DeTour Village, passed away Tuesday, September 25, 2007, in DeTour. He was born January 16, 1937, in Youngstown, Ohio. More...

Darrol Kraai

Darrol K. Kraai of DeTour Village was a U.S. Navy veteran who worked for several years for Ameritech (SBC) as a service technician until his retirement in 1998. Mr. More...

Opinion

Disheartened by Apple Days Message

To the Editor, I am writing in response to the article that appeared in The St. Ignace News regarding the expansion of St. Ignace's Autumn Apple Day. More...

Questions Rights of Person Accused of Crime in Mackinac County

To the Editor: I was recently in town visiting my terminally ill mother and family during and directly after the annual Truck Show. More...

Government Must Be for the People

To the Editor, I am happy that the State of Michigan did not shut down. I want to thank Representative Gary McDowell for being courageous and seeing to it that government for the people, by the people, and of the people did not shut down. More...


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