November 4, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

School Halloween Parties Full of Fun

Getting into the spirt of Halloween, second grade students of Gros Cap School dressed up as their favorite spooks, characters, and professions. More...

Ghost Feast Honors Spirits, Family Ties

Descendants of the Deward Rickley, Sr. family of St. Ignace gather to host their annual traditional Native American ghost feast Saturday, October 30. More...

News

Meeting Provides Update on East Lake Dam Project

A meeting to discuss the status of the proposed East Lake Dam project, as well as pricing and options to reduce some of the financial burden on property owners, will take place at the Mackinac County commission boardroom Monday, November 8, at 11 a. More...

St. Ignace Recreation Committee Cancels Fourth Recent Meeting

The St. Ignace Recreation Advisory Committee has canceled three monthly meetings, in August, September, and October, owing to having fewer than seven members present, the number needed for a quorum. More...

Drunk Driving Law Stiffens Penalties for High Blood Alcohol Content

A new drunk driving law addressing high blood alcohol content took effect Sunday, October 31. There will now be stricter penalties for drivers convicted of driving with a blood alcohol content of 0.17 or above.   More...

Obituaries

Edna Moore

Edna Ann (nee Waybrant) Moore, 92, of Grand Rapids, formerly of Stalwart, passed away Wednesday, October 27, 2010.   She was born April 15, 1918, in Stalwart, to William and Annie (nee Pratt) Waybrant.   Mrs. More...

Edward LaTour

Edward R. LaTour, 60, of Hessel, died Sunday evening, October 31, 2010, at War Memorial Hospital in Sault Ste. Marie, surrounded by his family, following an 18-month bout with cancer. More...

Sally Cook

Sally Marie Matson Cook, 64, of Lyons, passed away Thursday, October 28, 2010.   She was born August 15, 1946, in Midland to Harold and Senia Matson.   Mrs. Cook was a member of the Portland Conservation Club. More...

Snyder, Other Republicans Sweep Northern Michigan Races - Free Access

St. Ignace School Millage Fails Again

Mackinac County Election Results   Mackinac County voters echoed the rest of the state Tuesday, November 2, picking Republican Rick Snyder for Governor and selecting Republicans in the other top offices, voting down a state proposition for a con More...

City Asks Tribe’s Aid for Little Bear East Arena

To try to stop a downward slide in bookings and income at Little Bear East Arena and Conference Center, the City of St. Ignace is seeking financial support and striving to improve communications with the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians. More...

Shepler’s Begins Late Season Runs

Shepler's Mackinac Island Ferry will start up its boat service under a new late season plan that begins at 7:40 a.m. Wednesday, November 3, and service will continue through Wednesday, January 5, from St. Ignace dock to the Island. More...

75 Volunteers To Present Dinner

St. Ignace Community To Gather Thursday

The United Methodist Church in St. Ignace will host its 95th annual turkey dinner Thursday, November 4, at the LaSalle High School cafeteria from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. More...

Veterans Day Events Announced

Veterans Day Thursday, November 11, is an observance to honor veterans of all wars. It marks the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918, when World War I ended. More...

Social

Grenier Recalls Early Highlights of Sign Painting Career

John Grenier has been making signs since his early teens, when an eighth grade classmate asked him to paint “Rodriguez Mobile” on the window of his father’s gas station. More...

Sellers Is Sailor of the Month for USCG Station St. Ignace

Seaman Jennifer Sellers was named September Sailor of the Month for United States Coast Guard Station St. Ignace.   More...

Sports

Ice Is Ready at Little Bear East

Ice at Little Bear East in St. Ignace is ready for skaters, said Scott Marshall, recreation director. Open skate on Mondays through Fridays begins at 10 a.m. with ending times varying each day. More...

Game Raises $3,000 for Cancer Cause

Eagles Down Indians in Third Annual ‘Dig Pink’ V-ball Game

The third annual Dig Pink Volleyball match between the host Engadine Eagles and Newberry Indians to benefit breast cancer awareness raised $3,000 Tuesday, October 26. More...

Running Backs Total 452 Yards; Blocking Key To Saints Playoff Win

St. Ignace Coach Marty Spencer calls his running backs “the three headed monsters” and credited them and superior blocking as key to the Saints win as the trio of Austin St. More...

Columns

Michigan Politics

11th-hour Campaign Plays

A dominant factor in Michigan's hottest election races this year was record non-candidate spending on TV ads, including in the 1st Congressional District. More...

Looking Back

120 Years Ago   The St. Ignace News   November 1, 1890   Now is the time for the young people to talk up toboggan slide and snow shoe clubs. We will take the initiatory steps.   •••   More...

Brevort

In Halloweens past, we had lots of little ghosts and goblins trick or treating. Our secret pal group had a few memorable Halloween parties, with Louise Hagen dressed as a tea bag and once as a head of cabbage. More...


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