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Creative Contests Mark ‘Life’ Relay

Fundraiser Begins Friday in St. Ignace

Five residents have volunteered to take a chance on puckering up to kiss a donkey in an effort to help raise money to fight cancer. More...

’67 Ford Fairlane Takes Best of Show

When it comes to the all the awards for the 2011 St. Ignace Car Show Saturday, June 25, only one car drives away with the Best in Show trophy: Frank Prestigacomo’s 1967 Ford Fairlane.  More...

Former Editor Ney Dies in California

Peter Percy Ney, former editor and business manager at The St. Ignace News, county commissioner, and airport manager, passed away Tuesday, July 5, 2011, at Eisenhower Hospital in Rancho Mirage, California. He was 86.  More...

News

Fort de Buade Has Enough Funding To Last As Tribe Contribution Ends

Tribal Funding Will Pay Off Debt on Collection, Leaves Funds Left Over For Operations and Maintenance

Fort de Buade historical museum and gift shop operations are financially secure for at least another five years, and historical society members are planning ways to keep the eclectic facility going to benefit residents and attract visitors.  More...

Coast Guard To Host Multi-Agency Training in St. Ignace

The U.S. Coast Guard is hosting a tactical boat operators course in cooperation with the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators Boat Operations and Training program, offshore U.S. Coast Guard Station St. More...

Sault Tribe Plans Grant Brainstorming

A public session is planned to discuss ideas for a one-year planning project to address poverty in the region. The Promise Neighborhoods grant brainstorming session will be Wednesday, July 13, from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. More...

Obituaries

Walter Romanik

Walter Stanley Romanik, 80, of Cheboygan passed away Saturday, July 2, 2011, at his home surrounded by his family and friends.  More...

Larry Gregg

both of Baltimore, Maryland, and Helen Kurlinski of Antioch, California, and his brother, Frank Romanik of Alpena.  More...

Judith Van Zoeren

A graveside memorial for Judith K. Van Zoeren, 69, of Grand Rapids, formerly of Newberry, will be Wednesday, July 13, at 1 p.m. at East Lakefield Township Cemetery.  Ms. More...

Learning About Animals at Frog Fest

Learning opportunities always abound at the Les Cheneaux area’s annual Frog Fest weekend. More...

St. Ignace To Host Ice Sailing Champs

To Bring Crowd of Thousands in February

Lake Huron ice, strong February winds, and a St. Ignace reputation for hospitality will bring as many as 200 athletes and a crowd of thousands to St. More...

Steve Paquin Fills Vacant City Seat

New St. Ignace city councilman Steve Paquin plans to take a proactive approach to city government and he hopes to work with other council members to eliminate the city’s deficit problems. Mr. More...

Lawson Resigns as Village Manager

After discussing the village logo property rights, approving multiple special events, and receiving the endof the-year audit, Mackinaw City Village Manager Jeff Lawson announced his resignation at the village council meeting Monday, July 11. Mr. More...

Sports

Hessel’s Lee Kanitz Finishes First at 29th Annual 6K Black Bear Run

Lee Kanitz of Hessel and Rachael Button of Farmington Hills won the 6K and Denny Paull of Cheboygan and Elizabeth Dictrich of Chicago finished first in the 12K during the 29th Annual Black Bear Run Monday, July 4, at Engadine and Naubinway.  Kan More...

Aaron Winberg Masonry Wins Business Golf Tourney

Aaron Winberg Masonry of St. Ignace captured the championship of the Business Golf Scramble after carding an 18 hole score of 58 (30- 28) Sunday, July 10, at the St. Ignace Golf Club.  More...

Dorene Ingalls Selected Prep Person of the Year

Dorene Ingalls, the St. Ignace Saints girls basketball coach, was selected as the 2010-2011 Prep Person of the Year by Mick Mc- Cabe of the Detroit Free Press Sunday, July 3.  Mrs. More...

Columns

Michigan Politics

Unconventional Snyder as ‘Happy Warrior’?

I had a number of questions on Great Lakes and other northern issues for Gov. Rick Snyder on the eve of his Saturday speech and parade walk at Traverse City’s National Cherry Festival. More...

Looking Back

120 YEARS AGO The St. Ignace News Saturday, July 11, 1891 More...

Rexton-Garnet

The past week provided all the sunshine, warmth, and good company that every good vacation requires. More...


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