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Century-old Church Moved to Village

Mackinaw City Heritage Village To Display Building

The Mackinaw Area Historical Society received its latest addition last week in the form of a centuryold church. More...

News

St. Ignace City Council Pay Reported for April Through November

For the months of April through November, payments to members of St. Ignace City Council for attendance of meetings and events totaled $14,580. More...

Entrepreneurs, Scientists To Explore Options for Turning Waste Into Energy

Michigan’s leaders in biomass waste-to-energy processes want to change people’s perceptions on trash, manure, and other yucky products by exploring how to convert organic materials to energy.   More...

Computer Classes Planned at Library

Computer classes will be available at the St. Ignace Public Library Wednesday, December 15, and Thursday, December 16, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.   Wednesday's class will cover basic keyboard and mouse skills. More...

Obituaries

Katherine Babcock

Katherine Lehto Babcock, 73, of Moran Township, owned and operated Lehto’s Pastie Shop in St. Ignace for many years. Mrs. Babcock passed away Saturday, November 27, 2010, at Northern Michigan Regional Hospital in Petoskey.   More...

Sean McLafferty

A former St. Ignace man, Sean McLafferty, 34, of Grand Rapids, died Thursday, November 25, 2010 in Remus.   More...

Louis and Dorothy King

Remembered as the owners of Chief's Drive-In, a popular gathering spot among teenagers in St. Ignace during the 1940s and 1950s, Louis King Jr., 89, and Dorothy King, 87, of Las Vegas, both passed away recently. Born July 7, 1920, in Flint, Mr. More...

Santa Will Visit for Tree Lighting

Friday Night in St. Ignace

Starting with a Christmas tree lighting, festivities in downtown St. Ignace will bring the holiday spirit alive Friday, December 3, including a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus, carols sung by students from the St. More...

Tinsel Town Parade Begins Celebration

Christmas in Mackinaw

The voices of children and adults will be heard singing carols in the chill of the evening as carolers will travel down Central Avenue in Mackinaw City in a wagon, accompanied by cars and trucks decked out in bright Christmas lights and decorations, More...

Bazaar Is Christmas Tradition on Island

Mackinac Island This Weekend

With a full slate of holiday activities ranging from a tree lighting, a visit from Santa Claus, crafts, and live auctions, the Mackinac Island Christmas Bazaar will start Friday, December 3, and continue through Monday, December 6. More...

Heating Costs Will Rise This Winter

Cloverland, Semco Seek Rate Increases

As snow begins to fall in the Upper Peninsula, residents are turning up the dial on their thermostats to keep warm. More...

Social

Birth

Jacob Carpenter

Jonas and Katie Carpenter of Cedarville announce the birth of their son, Jacob William James Carpenter, born Wednesday, September 15, 2010, at Northern Michigan Regional Hospital in Petoskey. More...

Sports

Pat Lee To Be Inducted Into LHS Hall of Fame

Pat “Caveman” Lee, a 1986 graduate of LaSalle High School (LHS), will be inducted into the school’s Hall of Fame during induction ceremonies at Kewadin Shores Casino Saturday, January 8.   More...

Austin St. Louis Named To AP All-State Team

LaSalle High School senior Austin St. Louis was named to the Associated Press Division 7/8 all state first team Tuesday, November 23.   More...

Basketball, Bowling Teams Begin Seasons This Weekend

The St. Ignace Saints will tip off their girls basketball season at the Petoskey Invitational, playing against Marquette Friday, December 3, at 6 p.m. In the nightcap, Petoskey will tangle with Brighton. More...

Columns

Michigan Politics

‘Liberal Debbie’ Becoming a Centrist?

Democratic U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow, who is expected in 2012 to seek a third term, has been tilting of late more to the center than to the left on Capitol Hill.   More...

Looking Back

130 YEARS AGO   The St. Ignace News   November 29, 1890   Measles are quite prevalent at Cheboygan.   •••   The steamer Lawrence of the Northern Michigan Line is to be rebuilt this winter. More...

Rexton-Garnet

Congratulations to Allan Spencer, Jr. on his graduation Friday, November 19, from the Black River Technology College, Pocahontas Police Academy in Pocahontas, Arkansas. More...


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