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Mackinaw City Still Considering Parking Lot Buy

Ferry Issue: Council Calls for 3-city Meeting

The creation of a special assessment district to support the purchase of a parking lot remains under consideration in Mackinaw City. More...

Halloween Events Slate Announced

Local communities have planned Halloween activities for children beginning Friday, October 29, and continuing through Sunday, October 31. A list of children’s activities follows:   City of St. Ignace   More...

News

Soo Replacement Lock Construction Moves Ahead

Two steps have been completed to initiate construction of the proposed new “Poe-sized” lock at the Soo Locks, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced Friday, October 22.   More...

Beaudoin, Elmblad Are Named Students of the Month

Heather Beaudoin and Nicole Elmblad have been named Students of the Month for September at LaSalle High School.   Heather Beaudoin   Senior Heather Beaudoin is the daughter of Bethany Beaudoin and Michael Beaudoin.   More...

Hulbert Assistant Fire Chief Is Charged With Arson

Michael Kik, assistant fire chief for the Hulbert Fire Department, was arrested and charged with nine felony counts of arson Wednesday, October 13, and was arraigned Friday, October 15, in the 91st District Court in Chippewa County.   More...

Sports

Cullip Wins Title; Rudyard Captures Team Crown

(Division 2 Girls/Boys)   More...

Football

Saints 8-1 After 48-13 Homecoming Win   Over Emeralds   In the St. More...

Bowling League Results

Bluewater League   News Crew 31, Mackinaw Trolley 21, Mackinac Grille 21, Fred’s Pub 21, Timmy Lee’s Northern Bells 21, Gerry’s Beauty Shop 19, Apollo Home Mortgage 17, Bessie’s Pasties 17. More...

Opinion

Would Rather Vote for Re-opening School Library

To the Editor: I have been voting in elections for longer than I like to remember; as a matter of fact, I think the first time I voted I used a stone tablet. More...

Living in Les Cheneaux Is a Privilege

To the Editor: It is a privilege to live in Les Cheneaux.   In addition to the recent beautiful weather, a friend and I went to have lunch. More...

St. Ignace OKs $1.7 Million for Part of Sewer Job

Two bids totaling $1,742,000 and were awarded for work on two portions of the St. Ignace wastewater improvement project during the St. Ignace City Council meeting Monday, October 18. The bids were $173,000 under estimate.   More...

Students Celebrate Season at Fall Fest

“Go, Saints!” Second grade students form a huddle outside St. More...

Pickford Library Marks Opening

A New Chapter Begins as Community Realizes Its Goal

Bill Watson's smile was among many at the Pickford Community Library's grand opening Saturday, October 23. More...

Election Day Is Tuesday Nov. 2

Election Day is Tuesday, November 2. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. The St. Ignace News published its voters guide issue October 21. On the ballot will be candidates for the U.S. More...

Social

Krot, Kokko

Diane Shavawn Krot and David John Kokko of St. Ignace were united in marriage Sunday, October 10, 2010, at Laurel Chapel in Livonia with Jeffrey Darby officiating. More...

Albert, Ruthruff

Victoria Albert and Jonathan Ruthruff were united in marriage Thursday, September 23, 2010, at noon in Johnson Hall at Mission Point Resort on Mackinac Island by Cecil Pavlat, traditional practitioner with a native ceremony. More...

Mitchells Celebrate 50th Wedding Anniversary

Ronald and Carolyn (nee Dowd) Mitchell of St. Ignace celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Friday, October 22.   They were married October 22, 1960, at the First Presbyterian Church in Rudyard.   More...

Obituaries

Isaac ‘Ike’ Malaski

Isaac A. “Ike” Malaski, 88, of Rudyard, was a decorated World War II veteran who was a mechanic for many years at Kincheloe Air Force base. Mr. Malaski passed away Wednesday evening, October 20, 2010.   More...

James Gamble

Captain James E. Gamble, 85, of St. Ignace, was a U.S. Army veteran who was a pilot, a lumberjack, and a sailor who traveled around the world. Mr. More...

Barbara Dionne

Barbara J. Dionne of St. Ignace died peacefully Wednesday evening, October 20, 2010, at Mackinac Straits Hospital Long Term Care, following a short illness.   Her parents were Edward and Ervilla Mae (nee Johnson) Paveglio of Marquette.   More...

Columns

Michigan Politics

Environment Under the Radar

They vow to be good stewards of Michigan’s natural resources and were endorsed in their gubernatorial primaries by the Michigan League of Conservation Voters (LCV), an increasingly active scorekeeper on such matters.   More...

Engadine-Gould City

The 20th Annual Newberry Christmas Craft Show and Bazaar will be Saturday, November 6, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the basement of the Newberry Community Building. For more information, call (906) 586-3739.   More...

Mackinac Island

What a busy closing weekend on Mackinac. There were 2,300 runners who participated in the Great Turtle Race Saturday, October 23. More...


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