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Team Approach To Target Abuse

Domestic violence incidents in Mackinac County used to be handled separately by victim advocates, prosecuting attorneys, and police departments. More...

A Dose of Spring Sunshine

Playing on the bottom of the slide is a fun adventure for Tracie, 4, and Alexandria West, 3, of St. Ignace. More...

News

Corral Finds Approval; Lot Split Request Sent to ZBA

Mackinac Island Planning Commission Hears Requests

Mackinac Island planning commissioners approved a commercial corral, sent a lot split request to the Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA), and approved a zoning permit for a fence for a horse paddock, and scheduled a public hearing for the proposed lewd bu More...

Driver Sentenced in Hit/Run

The hit-and-run driver who struck a group of people, killing three of them, in Newton Township last summer was sentenced to at least 15 years in prison Friday, March 19, by Judge William Carmody in 11th Circuit Court in St. Ignace.   More...

Student Musicians Shine in Night of Jazz, Pop, Steel in St. Ignace

An evening of music in a jazz club atmosphere provided a treat for an audience of some 400 people when musicians, singers, drummers, and dancers took the stage to offer “An Evening of Jazz, Pop, and Steel” Saturday, March 13, in St. More...

Sports

Ref Gets St. Ignace Assist

Autumn Orm of St. More...

Cedarville Heads to State Quarterfinals for 5th Time

The Cedarville Trojans captured their fifth consecutive Class D regional championship with a win over Harbor Light Christian Wednesday, March 17, at Pellston High School. More...

Rudyard Bulldogs Advance to State Quarterfinals

The Rudyard Bulldogs captured their first regional championship since 2004 with a win over Gwinn Wednesday, March 17. More...

Opinion

Parents: Talk to Your Children About Bullying

To the Editor: Most of us have dealt with bullies at one time or another in our lives. It is something that society has come to accept as okay up until the past few years. Bullying is not okay in the workforce and not in schools.   More...

Appreciates Suggested Road Repair

To the Editor: I want to commend the Brevort Township Board and Mackinac County Road Commissioner Frank Luepnitz for their consideration of the repair and upgrade of Brevort/Moran 7 Mile Road that was reported in The St. Ignace News. More...

Police To Lose 3 From St. Ignace

Sexton, Garrow, Laninga Retiring From State Police Careers

With more than 30 years on the Michigan State Police force, Detective Sergeant Robin Sexton, Sergeant Ken Laninga, and Sergeant Dale Garrow, all stationed at St. Ignace, will be retiring at the end of May. More...

Fireworks Shows Set Again in City

Organizers of the weekly Saturday evening fireworks program in St. More...

Planner To Aid Village

With an eye toward maintaining Mackinaw City's small-town character, preserving an open view of the Great Lakes and the Mackinac Bridge, and encouraging residents to stay in town through the winter months, the Mackinac City Planning Commission may e More...

Social

St. Onge Earns Academic Honors

Colleen St. Onge was named to the dean’s list for the 2009 fall semester at Central Michigan University in Mt. Pleasant. More...

Wedding

Staudte, Bellant

Joe Bellant and Stefanie Staudte of Eulenbis, Germany, were united in marriage Monday, March 1, 2010, in Weilerbach, Germany. The bride was given in marriage by her parents, Olaf and Gabbi Staudte of Buseck, Germany.   More...

Colegroves Mark 50th Wedding Anniversary With Family

Louis Marion and Phyllis Ann (nee Moses) Colegrove of St. Ignace celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, March 6, 2010, at the Elders Center at McCann Street. More...

Obituaries

Jack Andress

Jack R. Andress, 84, a longtime Curtis resident, died at Marquette General Hospital in Marquette Thursday, March 18, 2010.   He was born December 6, 1925, in Pontiac. He was an only child.   More...

Robert Downing

Robert Downing, 61, of Mackinaw City, was a well known coach for high school sports for more than 30 years, earning a spot as Coach of the Year by the Michigan High School Coaches Association, a Special Service Award, and a place in the Softball Hal More...

Kenneth Muscoe

Kenneth D. Muscoe, 81, of Woodhaven, formerly of Cedarville, passed away Tuesday, March 16, 2010.   He was born October 18, 1928.   Mr. Muscoe was an elder of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians.   More...

Columns

Michigan Politics

Sunshine: More Than Lip Service?

There are encouraging signs that the need for more openness and transparency in government will get attention during this year's gubernatorial campaign.   More...

Engadine & Gould City

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Les Cheneaux

Cedarville Channel is open, the robins are back, and blooming crocuses have been seen. Many agree that this must be the earliest opening in memory. More...


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