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Saints March In for Homecoming

The LaSalle High School Marching Band takes over State Street, along with class floats featuring a musical theme, homecoming court candidates, and other entries during the school’s homecoming p More...

News

State Releases Top To Bottom List, St. Ignace Elementary At Bottom of ISD

ISD, State and School Agree There Is More Than One Way To Measure Student Growth And Achievement

Schools throughout Michigan received a ranking from the Michigan Department of Education, with schools from the Eastern U.P. More...

New Student Proficiency Measures Passed By The State

The Michigan State Board of Education voted six to one, with one member abstaining, that students will now have to answer two-thirds of questions correct on standardized tests to be considered proficient in a subject.  Students previously only h More...

Mackinaw Historical Society Will Celebrate Chief Wawatam

The Mackinaw Area Historical Society will conduct its annual meeting at the at the Mackinaw Area Public School on Central Avenue at 7:30 p.m. More...

Sports

Rudyard vs. St. Ignace ‘Volley For A Cure’ Game Raises $4,500

The Rudyard Bulldogs swept the St. More...

Saints Maintain Perfect Record With Homecoming Win Over Newberry

The St. More...

Seniors Take Title at Homecoming Powder Puff Showdown

On most Wednesday nights, Saints Football Field sits dark, waiting for the game-day lights to come on. More...

Columns

Michigan Politics

Mother Earth’s Legions of Northern Allies

For more than a century, northern Michigan has provided some of the state’s most vocal and effective leaders in conservation and, more recently, environmental protection.  Republican Chase S. Osborn of Sault Ste. More...

Mackinac Island

The fall colors in red, yellow, and orange are peaking on Mackinac, and looking down from Fort Holmes to Sugar Loaf and beyond is a breathtaking sight. Fall decorations are appearing all over town. More...

Rexton-Garnet

The amazing display of color this past weekend has no equal.  An afternoon visitor at the home of Louella and John Snow was a long-ago hometown friend from Germfask, Rudy Lawrence, along with two of his grandchildren. More...

Manager Hire May Come Wed.

Mackinaw City

Out of 46 resumes received, the Mackinaw City Village Council conducted four interviews for the village manager position, bringing four candidates to Mackinaw City, each with unique classifications. More...

City Open To Main Street Idea

The Michigan Main Street program can empower a community to revitalize its downtown for the benefit of its residents, and it’s designed so that local people are the ones driving the effort. More...

Public Will Hear Details of Strategy

Local Economic Development

The public is invited to hear a presentation on the Northern Lakes Economic Alliance economic development strategy for Mackinac County Wednesday, October 12, at 6:30 p.m. at Little Bear East Conference Center in St. Ignace. More...

Ferry Line Sold, Workers Learn

This story has been retracted, because The St. Ignace News has been informed that information used for this story is not accurate. More...

Social

Hesser, Horsburgh Married at Grand Hotel

Kristin Elizabeth Hesser and Blake Jenkins Horsburgh were united in marriage Saturday, July 16, 2011, in the Tea Garden at Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island. The bride’s uncle, Reverend Larry Bussard, officiated the ceremony. More...

Nayback Generations Gather

This four generation photo was taken at the home of Irene Nayback in Rudyard in July. More...

Radle Sworn In for Marines Duty

Brandon Radle, 17-year-old senior at Rudyard High School, is sworn in to the Marine Corps July 22. More...

Obituaries

Vernon Dumback

Vernon “Vern” Walter Dumback, of Sault Ste. Marie, died Wednesday, October 5, 2011, in Sault Ste. Marie, just one day short of his 78th birthday. He was a U.S. More...

Frederick Bowersox

Frederick L. Bowersox, 63, of Newberry, died Tuesday afternoon, October 4, 2011, at his home in Pentland Township.  He was born December 22, 1947, in Gould City, to Frederick and Mary (nee Fountain) Bowersox.  More...

Donald Stillabower

Donald Raymond Stillabower, 93, of Sault Ste. Marie, died Saturday, October 8, 2011, at Hearthside Assisted Living in Sault Ste. More...


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