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Beavers Says Role Is To Aid Economy

New Mackinaw City Village Manager Will Help Town Plan 5 - 10 Years Ahead

Donald Beavers, the new village manager for Mackinaw City, started his position Monday, November 21. He has had 37 years in municipal government experience, including 12 years in administration. More...

News

Two Lawsuits Filed Against City of Mackinac Island

Veterans Contend Street Peddling Ordinance Will Put Them Out of Business

Two lawsuits were filed against the City of Mackinac Island, one filed in 11th Circuit Court in Mackinac County, the other filed in Federal District Court for the Western District of Michigan. More...

Counterfeit Operation Busted

The discovery of a small-scale counterfeit operation in Rudyard Township has led to the arrest of Lynn Pena, 32, of Rudyard and will likely produce one more arrest of an unnamed suspect, who is currently lodged in the Emmett County Jail. Mrs. More...

No Changes for County in Court Plans

A group of Michigan representatives met Monday, November 7, at the Mackinac County Courthouse in St. Ignace to discuss recent legislation that would eliminate 45 trial court judges. More...

Sports

Saints 12-1 Record-setting Season Ends at Semifinals Against Fowler

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The St. Ignace News All-Area Football Team

St. Ignace Offense: Nate Montie, Louie Radecki, Galloway Thurston, Dane Mortensen, Richard Bentley, and John Eby. Defense: Joe Ostman, Curtis St. Louis, Dylan Leveille, Tyler Barthelemy, and Joe Krause.  More...

St. Ignace Fans Show Strong Support at Semis

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Columns

Michigan Politics

More Repeat Races For U.S. House?

If at first you fail in a bid for Congress, try again. Capitol Hill abounds with incumbents who did just that successfully, and in Michigan there’s a scattering of those seeking or mulling reruns in 2012.  More...

Thanks, Saints, for a Thrilling Season

To the Editor:  Congratulations to the St. Ignace Saints football team and coaches on their thrilling season and the best record in St. Ignace football history! Each victory was more exciting than the last. Also, kudos to The St. More...

Many Have Special Memories of Rye Family’s ‘Mom & Pop’ Grocery Store

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Therrian Hired as City Manager

Council Reverses Last Week’s Decision With 4-3 Vote To Give Top Job To DPW Director

Les Therrian became the eighth manager of the City of St. Ignace at the St. Ignace City Council meeting Monday, November 21. Council voted 4-3 to name him to the post for two years with annual evaluations.  Mr. More...

Christmas Events Begin This Week

Old Fashioned Holiday at Les Cheneaux

The Christmas spirit in Les Cheneaux goes beyond a single date on the calendar. More...

City May Trim Police Duty, Close Ski Hill

USDA Says City Is In Violation of Covenants, Must Raise Water and Sewer Rates

With a current deficit prediction of more than $23,000 for 2011 and a letter from the United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development instructing the city to raise water and sewer rates, the City of St. More...

Mackinac Island Airport Reopens

Tribe Proposes Educational Memorial for Remains

A memorial burial mound may be created for the remains found at the hotel excavation site on Mackinac Island. More...

Social

Sylvia Brady

Kevin and Heather Brady of St. Ignace announce the birth of their daughter, Sylvia Ruth Brady, born Monday, October 17, 2011, in Elk Rapids. More...

Local Child Care Providers Recognized by Great Start

The Great Start Quality Child Care Program and the EUP Great Start Collaborative hosted a celebration for local child care pro- viders Saturday, November 5, at Kewadin Shores Casino in St. Ignace.  More...

James Reid

Justin and Casey Reid announce the birth of their son, James David Reid, born Thursday, October 20, 2011, at Northern Michigan Regional Hospital in Petoskey. He weighed 8 pounds, 11.9 ounces at birth and measured 18 inches in length.  More...

Obituaries

Mark Spencer

Mark W. Spencer, 76, of Brevort, died unexpectedly Friday evening, November 18, 2011, near his deer blind after a day of hunting. More...

Ferne Flanders

Ferne H. Flanders, 99, of Trout Lake, was a longtime St. Ignace business owner who was an accomplished artist, seamstress, and carpenter. Mrs. Flanders passed away peacefully early Friday morning, November 18, 2011, at Evergreen Living Center in St. More...

Lawrence ‘Blinky’ Delmotte

Lawrence John “Blinky” Delmotte, 69, of Escanaba, forrmerly of Hessel, passed away Thursday, September 1, 2011, at Marquette General Hospital.  More...


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