September 1, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Diving Research Team To Return

In a quest to find a sunken forest in the Straits of Mackinac, divers will return to explore the western side of Mackinac Island in September. More...

Art On The Lake

More than 75 artists will converge at the Erickson Center Park in Curtis Saturday, September 3, for the 12th annual Art on the Lake festival. Art on display will include pottery, photography, woodwork, jewelry, and mixed media.  More...

The St. Ignace News Office Open on Labor Day

The St. Ignace News Office Is Open Labor Day Monday, September 5, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Advertising deadlines remain the same: Display Ads, 5 p.m. Friday; Classified Ads, 1 p.m. Monday.   More...

News

Mackinac Island Public Meeting Planned for 37.5% Sewer Hike

Scope of Upgrade Project Was Sketchy Until Last Week – And Now Deadline Looms

Mackinac Island residents could see a 37.75% rise in sewer commodity and ready-to-serve fees over the next five years to cover upgrades the 40-year-old system. More...

Man Hurt in Downtown St. Ignace Incident

An assault in the alley between Truckey Street and Spring Street in St. Ignace Friday, August 26, left one person with minor injuries and one man with a serious head injury. The St. Ignace Police Department is investigating the case.  More...

LaSalle Students Receive Laptops In Preparation For School Year

Students received new laptops after watching a short presentation at the LaSalle High School auditorium Monday, August 22, through Wednesday, August 24, and took the computers home before the start of the school year.  More...

Sports

Football

Saints Hold On To Down Rayders, 26-21, in Opener   The St. Ignace offense tallied 411 yards of offense to lift the Saints to a 26-21 non-conference win over the Charlevoix Rayders at Saints Field Friday, August 26.  More...

Cross Country

St. Ignace Cross Country  Opens Season at Newberry  Sarah Cullip of St. Ignace finished first with a time of 22.14 during the opening season cross country Tiffany Thorp Invitational at Newberry Saturday, August 21.  More...

Dan Yake Wins St. Ignace Senior Golf Championship

Dan Yake won the Senior Golf Club Championship with a win over Tom Alkire Monday, August 22. The final four golfers included Yake, Alkire, Paul Ryerse, and Leonard Valentine.  Fifteen seniors competed in the annual event.  St. More...

Columns

Michigan Politics

Allen a ‘Must-hire’ Power Behind Lansing Leaders

Over the decades, many Up North politicians have had powerful roles in all three branches of state government.  There was the brief flash of 1911- 12 feisty Republican Governor Chase S. Osborn of Sault Ste. More...

Engadine-Gould City

Honoring the Waters Newberry Powwow, a tribal and community event, will be Friday, September 9, and Saturday, September 10. Bring your lawn chairs and come hear the drums and see beautiful dancers in their regalia. More...

Brevort

The sky has the look of September, with white fluffy clouds floating in brilliant blue. Within a short time, the clouds will turn dark and scuttle across a gray sky. More...

Mackinac Bridge Walk Is Monday

More than 40,000 walkers are expected to participate in the 54th annual Labor Day Bridge Walk Monday, September 5. The walk begins in St. Ignace at 7 a.m. and walkers must begin by 11 a.m. More...

County Says ‘No’ To Dam, ‘Maybe’ To Hire of Officer

Twenty East Lake residents came to the Mackinac County commission meeting to voice their opposition to the proposed East Lake dam project, and commissioners took their first active step toward halting it Thursday, August 25. More...

Clean Machines Grab Votes

At the ’Vette Show

More than 225 Corvettes drove in to Mackinaw City to participate in the Corvette Crossroads Saturday, August 27, at Mackinaw Crossings parking lot. More...

Art In The Park

Art lovers who attend the 11th annual Music and Art in the Park festival in Cedarville Saturday, September 3, will get a firsthand glimpse into the creation of various types of artwork. More...

Arts Dockside

This year’s Arts Dockside will feature about 90 vendors. The art fair, which runs 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, September 3, and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, September 4, at the St. More...

Social

Lauren Eveleigh and Travis Kross United in Marriage

Lauren Eveleigh and Travis Kross of Trout Lake were united in marriage Saturday, July 23, 2011, in an outdoor ceremony at their home on Frenchman’s Lake with the Reverend Travis DeWitt of Torrington, Wyoming, officiating.  The bride is the More...

Reagan Wieland

Trevor and Kristen Wieland of Lowell announce the birth of a daughter, Reagan Elizabeth Wieland, born Saturday, August 13, 2011, at Spectrum Health in Grand Rapids. More...

Hope Jimenez

Phillip and Kara (nee Rutledge) Jimenez of St. Charles announce the birth of their daughter, Hope Makena Jimenez, born August 17, 2011, at Covenant Hospital in Saginaw. More...

Obituaries

John Patrick

John Marshall Patrick, 64, of Marquette, died Sunday, August 28, 2011, at Norlite Nursing Home.  He was born December 18, 1946, in Detroit, to Marshall Curtis Patrick and Betty Lucille (nee White) Patrick.  More...

David Honeycutt

David Lee Honeycutt, 47, of St. Ignace, passed away unexpectedly at his home Sunday, August 28, 2011.  He was born September 6, 1963, in Garden City. He lived in Taylor until age 14, when he moved to Moran with his parents. More...

Marie Quay

Marie M. Quay, 99, of St. Ignace passed away peacefully Saturday evening, August 27, 2011, surrounded by her family.  She was born June 19, 1912, in Alpena to Joseph and Helen Winifred (nee Chase) Paquin.  More...


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