November 3, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Election Is Tuesday

City, County, Library Are on Local Ballot

Mackinac County voters will vote Tuesday, November 8, for candidates the county commission, St. Ignace city council, St. Ignace mayor, and a millage for the St. Ignace Public Library. Candidate profiles were published in The St. More...

Tournament Season Begins at St. Ignace

Hockey Is Both Recreation, and Economic Driver

Little Bear East Arena and the St. Ignace Hockey Association are gearing up for the start of another hockey season. More...

News

County Commissioners Pay Reported For 2011

For the five Mackinac County commissioners, earnings total $35,295.81 from January through September 2011.  More...

How Are the One-on-one Laptop Computers Working for LaSalle High Students?

It’s been two months since students at LaSalle High School and St. Ignace Middle School received new Dell Latitude 2110 notebooks through the Eastern Upper Peninsula Intermediate School District. More...

How Are the One-on-one Laptop Computers Working for LaSalle High Students?

Students Say Computers Can Be A Distraction, But They See Value

The St. Ignace News spoke with a panel of students to ask them how they believe the computers are impacting their experience in the classroom. More...

Obituaries

Cynthia Bender

Cynthia Ann (nee Fountain) Bender, 55, of DeTour Village, died Saturday, October 29, 2011, at her home with her family at her side.  She was born May 14, 1956, in Sault Ste. Marie.  More...

Nadine Tremble

Nadine C. Tremble, 85, of Sault Ste. Marie, formerly of Cedarville and St. Ignace, passed away Saturday evening, October 29, 2011, at War Memorial Hospital, surrounded by her family.  She was born January 28, 1926, in Curran. More...

Dorothy Dilts

Dorothy A. Dilts, 91, of Largo, Florida, passed away peacefully at her home Saturday, October 15, 2011.  She was born in St. Ignace January 17, 1920, to Sedge and Anna (nee Greenless) Leveille. More...

Trick or Treat Fun at School

EUP Students Round Up Their Best Costumes For

Halloween farmers and good friends Jessie Frazier (left), Kiara Bishop, and Linnie Gustafson are a big hit during the costume parade at St. Ignace Elementary School. The sixth grade students carry their “stuffed” farm animals Monday, October 31. More...

County Eyes Changes for Animal Control

Commissioners Vote To Keep Animal Shelter As a County Facility - At Least For Now

Mackinac County commissioners want to separate the animal control officer position from supervision by the animal shelter manager and put it under another county department, and may post the job of animal control officer, but not until they can first More...

On Bois Blanc Island, Some See Growing Isolation

When they made the decision to live on Bois Blanc Island, residents of Bois Blanc Township expected to be geographically isolated, but potential changes to the Pointe Aux Pins post office and the satellite clinic offered by Mackinac Straits Health Sy More...

17% Have Transportation Difficulties

Mackinac County Residents Feel Pinched by Limited Access

A $47,000 study designed to assess the needs and feasibility of a public transportation system in Mackinac County found that 17.5% of the 897 residents who responded have had trouble meeting their transportation needs. The Corradino   More...

Sports

Saints Down Mustangs 33-8; Renew Rivalry in D-8 Districts with Bulldogs

The St. Ignace Saints, 10-0, and the Rudyard Bulldogs, 7-3, will battle for the Division 8 district championship with the kickoff scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday, November 4, at St. Ignace. More...

Senior Leadership Carries Rudyard To Playoff Win

The Rudyard Bulldogs rode on the backs of the seniors in the Division 8 district opener, notching a 14-8 road win over the Hillman Tigers Friday, October 28. More...

Cullip, Jarvie Selected To Cross Country Dream Team

Ryan Wilson Named Division 3 Coach of the Year

Junior Sarah Cullip of St. More...

Opinion

Support The St. Ignace Library Millage - Vote Yes

To the Editor:  More...

Couple Becomes Saints Fans In One Night

To the Editor:  More...

It’s Time To Induct Brown To LaSalle Hall of Fame

To the Editor:  Thank your for the article on Johnny Brown, his playing career, and his devotion to this country [The St. Ignace News, October 27].  I moved from St. Ignace about 20 years ago, but am still proud to call St. More...

Columns

Michigan Politics

Governor Snyder’s Creative Message On Infrastructure

As Republican Governor John Engler observed at the outset of his 1991-2002 reign, he was particularly influenced by 1963-1969 Governor George Romney’s advice to “be bold.” Engler, indeed, was that.  More...

Looking Back

120 YEARS AGO  The St. Ignace News  Saturday, October 31, 1891  More...

DeTour

If you would like to know more about the proposed assisted living facility in the DeTour area, the newly formed Harbor View Assisted Living Board of Directors is hosting an informational meeting at the Drummond Island Township Hall Friday, November 1 More...


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