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Lawson To Manage Village in Interim

A proposal to pay $1.45 million for new projects to reduce energy consumption was presented to the Mackinaw City Village Council at its meeting Thursday, July 21. More...

Voters Will Cast Ballots Tuesday

Garfield and Portage Townships

Three proposals will be on Garfield Township’s ballot Tuesday, August 2, and one will be on Portage Township’s ballot. Voters in these two townships will be the only Mackinac County voters to go to the polls this election day.  More...

News

New Members and Officers Begin New Roles at Moran Township School District

Two new members were sworn in and three officers were elected at the Gros Cap School board meeting Monday, July 18.  New members Elaine MacDonald and Cathie Sposito began their duties as school board members. More...

State Senator Howard Walker Hosts St. Ignace Office Hours

State Senator Howard Walker will host office hours Thursday, August 25, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. at St. Ignace City Hall to provide constituents an opportunity to meet and discuss concerns with the senator or a member of his staff. More...

Former Hessel Resident Warren Roosen Realizes Dream, Sails in Bayview Yacht Race

Since he was a teenager, former Hessel resident Warren Roosen, 59, has wanted sail his own boat in the Bayview Yacht Club race to Mackinac Island.  More...

Sports

Peter Everson To Be Inducted Into LaSalle High School Hall of Fame

Peter Everson, 1969 LaSalle High School Athlete of the Year, will be among those inducted into the LHS Sports Hall of Fame during ceremonies Saturday, August 27, at the Kewadin Shores Casino. Mr. More...

Autore, Freel Win Dutcher Memorial In Five Hole Playoff

Jeff Autore and Rob Freel (101) outlasted Mick Kelly and Nate Kelly (101) in a five-hole playoff to win the 13th Annual Dutcher Memorial Golf Touranment at the Les Cheneaux Golf Club June 25 and 26.  The two day Ryder Club format includes 27 hol More...

Cedarville Basketball To Host Golf Scramble Fundraiser August 19

The Cedarville Trojans basketball program will hold a Four Person Golf Scramble at the Les Cheneaux Golf Club Friday, August 19. Cost the tourney is $100 per team for the first 18 men or mixed divisions teams. More...

Opinion

Ethanol Plant Will Bring Lots of Problems

To the Editor:  More...

Chamber Staff and Volunteers Integral To Fish Feast

To the Editor:  I am disappointed in The St. Ignace News editorial staff regarding the Fish Feast article, which appeared in the July 21 issue. More...

Cutting Medicaid Funds Will Hurt Those in Need

To the Editor:  Cutting funds to Medicaid, per the GOP budget proposal, is morally wrong. More...

Infrastructure Is Top Curtis Need

Alliance Project: Curtis, St. Ignace Communities Share Development Ideas

Marilyn Kapp challenged the billboards on US-2 advertising Curtis as a “unique waterfront village” at a meeting hosted by Northern Lakes Economic Alliance Thursday, July 21, in Curtis. She asked what is unique about Curtis.  More...

Lakes, Land May Fit in St. Ignace Plans

In the 1700s, the economic hub for this region, the place where every newcomer seeking his fortune in the New World wanted to be, was at the Straits of Mackinac, said Marilyn Kapp of Northern Lakes Economic Alliance. More...

Yacht Race Sponsor Is Curtis Resident

Larry Bell Lends Company Name, Bell’s Beer, To Bayview Race

“It looks like a good year for barley,” said Larry Bell, a Michigan entrepreneur and Mackinac County property owner who has turned his beer-brewing hobby into Michigan’s oldest and largest brewery. More...

Social

Cline, Schmitigal On Dean’s List

Cheyenne Cline and Rachel Schmitigal, both of Pickford, earned at least a 3.5 grade point average at Baker College of Owosso for the spring 2011 quarter and were named to the dean’s list. More...

Emily Cochran, David Slater United in Marriage

Emily Marie Cochran and David Russell Slater were united in marriage Saturday, May, 28, 2011, in an outdoor ceremony on Drummond Island, with the Reverend Seldon Collins officiating.  More...

Liam Brown

David and Loni Brown of St. Ignace announce the birth of a son, Liam Channing Brown, born Thursday, June 9, 2011, at War Memorial Hospital in Sault Ste. Marie. More...

Obituaries

Emily Smith

Emily Ethel Smith, 92, of Sault Ste. Marie, formerly of Pickford, died Thursday, December 16, 2010, at Tendercare in Sault Ste. More...

Mark Morley

Mark Burrows Morley, 51, passed away Monday, July 18, 2011, in a sailing accident during the Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac.  More...

Elva Nelson

Elva M. Nelson, 92, of St. Ignace, passed away Wednesday evening, July 20, 2011, at Mackinac Straits Health System, following a short illness. More...

Columns

Michigan Politics

Hoekstra Now in U.S. Senate Mix

In 2010, retiring nine-term U.S. More...

Rexton-Garnet

The past few weeks have given new meaning to summer sizzler. More...

DeTour

It was a beautiful weekend in DeTour Village; a little warm Saturday, July 23, but not as oppressive as earlier in the week. It was almost cool Sunday, July 24. More...


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