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Chief Wawatam Artifacts Exhibited

Mackinaw City

To honor the 100-year anniversary of the railroad ferry Chief Wawatam, the Mackinaw Area Public Library will host a display of artifacts for the next year.  A majority of the artifacts come from the Mackinac State Historic Parks, but some have b More...

Residents Won’t Pay DDA Capture

City Library Seeks Millage November 8

The St. Ignace Public Library will ask voters for one mill in the Tuesday, November 8, election, to fund library operations. More...

News

Expired Prescriptions To Be Collected Saturday, Oct. 29

Expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs will be collected for disposal at several sites in the area Saturday, October 29, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  More...

New Hearing Clinic Comes to St. Ignace

Hearing First, a hearing clinic, is a new business at 624 North State Street in St. Ignace. It opened Monday, October 24.  The clinic provides hearing evaluations and tympanograms, or pressure tests of the eardrum. More...

Brown Led LaSalle Team in 1969, Then Vietnam War Service Changed His Plans

When Johnny Brown attended LaSalle High School in the late 1960s, the star athlete was asked to stay off the basketball team.  “They told me, ‘Don’t play basketball. More...

Sports

Cedarville, Rudyard Girls Capture Team Crowns; Cullip Defends D-2 Title

Strong Showing for EUP Runners at Cross Country Finals

Junior Sarah Cullip of St. More...

St. Ignace Boys Place Second in D-2; Cedarville Boys Finish Second in D-3

The St. Ignace Saints boys cross country team finished second in the Division 2 meet. More...

Pickford Boys Place Third in Division 3 U.P. Finals

The Pickford Panthers boys cross country team (front, from left) Jacob Andrzejak, Alec Firack, Camden Ledy; (back) Jonathon McBain, Dennis Wondergem, Justin Portice, Jonathon Kamper, and Coach Eric T More...

Opinion

Selection of Professional City Manager Is Vitally Important

To the Editor:  More...

How About A Fundraiser For Chief Wawatam Rail Elevator?

To the Editor:  It was nice reading those pieces about “Save the Ramp” efforts for Chief Wawatam in The St. Ignace News. More...

Veterans Should Ask For the Benefits They Deserve

To The Editor:  More...

5 Run for City Council; 2 for Mayor

Five candidates are running for seats on St. Ignace City Council in the Tuesday, November 8, election: incumbents William LaLonde, Paul Fullerton, and Merv Wyse, and challengers Dean Baker and Dan Fenlon. More...

County Maps Out Spending Priorities

Hears Requests for Officials’ Raises

During three days of budgeting sessions Monday, October 17, through Wednesday, October 19, the Mackinac County Board of Commissioners trimmed nearly $100,000 from the projected budget, heard the salary increase requests of elected officials, and set More...

It’s Playoff Time: 5 Teams Advance

The LaSalle High School Saints prepare for the playoff season by running through drills at practice after school Monday, October 24. More...

House Puts Focus On County Budget

Olliver House, the only candidate on the Tuesday, November 8, ballot for a seat on the Mackinac County commission, is running for a partial term, which will end December 31, 2012. Only District 3 voters will vote in the election. Mr. More...

Social

Katherine Cederholm and Brett Mallory United in Marriage

Katherine “Katie” Anne Cederholm and Brett Adam Mallory of Cheboygan were united in marriage Saturday, September 17, 2011, at St. More...

Samuel and Christopher Surine

Tim and Stephanie Surine of Tiffin, Iowa, announce the birth of twin boys, Samuel Archer and Christopher Charles Surine, born September 12, 2011, at University of Iowa Hospital in Iowa City. More...

Astrid Galer

Micah Willis and Lisa Marie Galer of Twin Lake announce the birth of their daughter, Astrid Marie Galer, born Sunday, August 28, 2011, in Muskegon. More...

Obituaries

Mario Calcaterra, Jr.

Mario J. Calcaterra, Jr., 80, of St. Ignace, was a Korean War veteran who worked for 35 years in road construction. Mr. More...

Francis ‘Frank’ Beaudoin, Jr.

Francis “Frank” Beaudoin, Jr., of St. Ignace died Thursday, October 20, 2011, at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. He was 53.  He was born to Frank and Barbara Beaudoin May 5, 1958.  More...

Howard and Judith Rye

Howard Vincent Rye, Jr., 67, and Judith Ann Rye, 65, a married couple from Corunna, passed away from carbon monoxide poisoning Sunday, October 16, 2011, at their cabin near Hessel.  Mr. Rye was born in Sault Ste. More...

Columns

Michigan Politics

Bruising Bridge Battle Setback for Snyder

It used to be that when Republicans controlled a legislative chamber in Lansing, the most influential special interests were statewide business interests.  More...

Les Cheneaux

A luncheon was served Thursday, October 20, at the Union Church, free of charge. They always have plenty of fantastic food, including soups and salads and plenty of sweets.  Best wishes to Frank and Marti Harness. More...

St. Ignace

Lynne and Jerry Piippo report that their son, Jesse, is in town on leave from Afghanistan with his wife, Liz. The couple are the proud parents of a son, Travis Anthony Piippo, born Wednesday, October 12. More...


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