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Hank Michaels Is Citizen of the Year

Hank Michaels, a retired industrial arts instructor from Chicago, Illinois, and a resident of Brevort Township, was named the township’s Citizen of the Year by the township’s board of trustees at the township annual meeting Saturday, Marc More...

News

St. Ignace Council Pay Reported

For the month of March, payments to members of St. Ignace City Council for attendance for meetings and events totaled $1,300.  Council members are paid $70 for regular meetings, which are on the first and third Mondays of each month. More...

Classes Offered in Sugar-free Desserts, Music, Gardening, Drawing

Learning to make healthy desserts, the rock ’n’ roll movement in Detroit, the fundamentals of drawing, and enhancing vegetable gardens are educational programs offered by the Great Waters Center for Lifelong Learning in St. More...

Public Service Commission’s Ferry Boat Hearings May 16-17

Public hearings about Mackinac Island ferry service have been set for Mackinac Island, St. Ignace, and Mackinaw City, the Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) has announced.  More...

Sports

Cedarville Trojans Season Ends at 23-3 After Quarterfinal Loss to Cougars

Cedarville battled to the end, holding a 61-60 scoring edge from the field against Superior Central, but the difference came from the charity stripe as the Cougars held a 21-10 advantage en route to a 82- 71 decision over the Trojans during the Class More...

The St. Ignace News All-Area, EUPC, SAC Basketball Teams Selected

Sixty-Five Athletes  Selected To All-Area Team  Sixty-five athletes have been selected for The St. Ignace News Allarea girls and boys basketball teams this year.  More...

LHS Upcoming Event Schedule

The St. More...

Opinion

Elected Officials Must Enforce St. Ignace City Charter

To the Editor:  More...

Shifting School Aid Could Cover General Fund Deficits

To the Editor:  More...

Public Employees Could Be Doing More To Help

To the Editor:  In a letter to the editor by Tim Collins in the March 17 issue of The St. Ignace News, Mr. Collins hit the nail on the head, and his last paragraph was a home run.  More...

Oliver House Named to Commission

Oliver “Ollie” House was sworn in as the new District 3 commissioner on the Mackinac County commission Thursday, March 24. Mr. More...

Marguerite Arbogast Wins State Bee

Marguerite Arbogast of Mackinaw City passed through every round flawlessly and became the state champion speller in the division for fourth through sixth grade students at the Knights of Columbus State Spelling Bee Competition in Standish Saturday, M More...

State Police To Close 21 Posts

Move To Save $21 Million; No Trooper Layoffs Planned

In a move expected to save the state $21 million, the number of Michigan State Police posts will be reduced from 62 to 29, taking effect this October, the beginning of the state’s budget year. More...

Social

Patton Accepted to West Point Academy

Staff Sergeant Timothy Patton has been accepted to Officers Training School at West Point Academy in New York starting in April. He will train at the academy for four years. He is currently stationed at Fort Benning, Georgia.  More...

Roguska Completed Basic Training

Former Mackinac Island student U.S. Army Private Jeffrey Roguska completed training at Fort Benning, Georgia, Friday, March 4. In a ceremony Thursday, March 3, Pvt. Roguska received his blue cord, which signifies he is in the infantry. Pvt. More...

Grand Valley State Names Dean’s List

Local students named to the dean’s list at Grand Valley State University are: Ashley St. Louis and Chelsea Swope, both of St. More...

Obituaries

Dorothy Gereau

Dorothy Gereau, 98, of Kincheloe, died Monday, March 28, 2011, in Sault Ste. More...

Durwood Carmean

Durwood Raymond Carmean, 93, of St. More...

Carole Jeanne Hague

Carole Jeanne Hague, 61, of Boyne City, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, March 16, 2011, on the Sand Dunes cross country ski trail near St. More...

Columns

Michigan Politics

Census Results Mean Big Changes for Michigan

Ripple effects from Detroit’s loss of about a quarter of its population in the past 10 years will be felt “up north” as Michigan, the only state to lose population, remaps its congressional districts as a result of the latest census More...

Les Cheneaux

Richie and Sadie Nye are still in Palm Harbor, Florida. They are both doing well and are enjoying the sunshine and beach. More...

Brevort

There have been sightings of robins in the village the past two weeks, and the Canada geese have also put in an appearance.  Sally Conklin called from sunny, warm Florida this past weekend, where she has spent most of the winter. More...


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