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City Gets Money for Demolition

Will Shore Up Safety, But Still Leave Option for Preservation at Chief Wawatam Dock Site

Plans for the Chief Wawatam dock, manager evaluations, and tall weeds were discussed at the St. Ignace City Council meeting Tuesday, September 6.  More...

Diving Discovery Could Aid Research

Could Stump Buried in Lake Floor Offer Clues To Geography of Straits 7,000 Years Ago?

An underwater tree stump was discovered off the western shore of Mackinac Island shortly before sunset on the last dive of the day Tuesday, September 6. More...

News

Next Year’s Powwow Will Likely Add Downtown Involvement

The St. Ignace Special Events Committee is planning an October event featuring Michigan-made products and a bigger Rendezvous at the Straits Powwow for next year.  More...

President, Clerk, Treasurer, 4 Trustees Run Unopposed

Mackinaw City Village Council

All seven village candidates in Mackinaw City were incumbents and unopposed in the Tuesday, September 13, village election and, while results were not available by press time, it is assumed that Village President Jeff Hingston, Clerk Lana Jaggi, Trea More...

Mackinac Island To Plan for Use of Nearly Half Million Dollars in Ferry Revenue

Moskwa Appointed To City BPW Board

Through July, the City of Mackinac Island has received $496,617.95 in ferry franchise revenue and allocated $25,000 for a radio campaign promoting travel to the Island that the Tourism Bureau organized. More...

Obituaries

Lynn Binger

Lynn Allen Binger, 61, of Truth or Consequence, New Mexico, died August 28, 2011, following a short illness.  He was born August 26, 1950, in St. More...

Norman Muench

He met Sharon Lea Donaldson at Wayne State University. Following Miss Donaldson’s graduation from nursing college, they were married June 16, 1962.  More...

Gregory Hokans

Gregory J. Hokans, 47, of Cheboygan, passed away Monday, September 12, 2011, at Cheboygan Memorial Hospital.  Mr. Hokans enjoyed a career with Mackinac State Historic Parks, serving as chief of development and marketing. More...

St. Ignace Truck Show Begins Friday

Trucks From 1970s TV Shows, Live Music To Be Featured

Like many truck drivers his age, Paul Sagehorn grew up watching the television shows “Movin’ On” (1974-1976) and “B.J. and the Bear” (1979-1981), which followed the adventures of truck drivers. More...

Antique Tractors To Cross Bridge

Antique tractors from around the Midwest will head to the Straits of Mackinac this weekend for the Antique Tractor Mackinac Bridge Crossing, parades through Mackinaw City and St. Ignace, and displays at Kewadin Shores Casino in St. More...

Bags Searched In Maritime Drill

A maritime security exercise that began last week included luggage searches and other extra security measures aboard some Mackinac Island ferries. More...

DeTour Festival Celebrates Season

When there is just a hint of autumn in the air, the village of DeTour welcomes the oncoming season with a festival dedicated to two staples of September : the scarecrow and the apple.  More...

Sports

Football

Football Returns to DeTour; Trojans Down Bays in 8-Man

Football returned to Raiders Field in DeTour for the first time since 2004 as the Cedarville/De- Tour Trojans upended the Brimley Bays 43-20 during a Bridge Alliance 8-Man Football League contest Friday, September 9. More...

SPORTS

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Volleyball

Rudyard Sweeps St. Ignace in SAC Matchup The Rudyard Bulldogs swept the St. Ignace Saints 25-15, 25-21, 25-16 during a Straits Area Conference match Thursday, September 8. More...

Columns

Michigan Politics

Granholm Pondered Asking Levin To Run Instead

When Governor Jennifer Granholm considered dropping her re-election bid in 2006 and asking Senator Carl Levin to run in her place, her two closest advisers said it was a bad idea. She soon agreed.  More...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Questions Source of Offensive Smell

To the Editor,  More...

Looking Back

120 YEARS AGO The St. Ignace News Saturday, September 12, 1891   O. W. Johnson visited Grand Rapids on Tuesday.  •••  The old log cabin opposite this office has been torn down.  More...


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