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Bridge Tolls Will Go Up January 1

Toll rates for the standard passenger vehicle crossing the Mackinac Bridge will increase to $4 each way January 1, 2012, which is an increase of 50¢ per crossing. More...

Bones Will Find New Resting Place

Mackinac Island Cemetery Already Has Native American Repatriation Site

Human bones unearthed at a Mackinac Island construction site will likely find a new resting place in or adjacent to the city’s Catholic cemetery, under a plan discussed by the Mackinac Island State Park Commission Wednesday, December 14. More...

News

Clark Township Board Demands Department of Public Waste Assemble Sewer Data

To make informed decisions regarding the township’s sewer system, the Clark Township board will compile all the information it can from wastewater treatment manager Jim Landreville and Department of Public Works (DPW) employees. More...

State Senate Approves Legislation To Protect Great Lakes

The Michigan State Senate passed legislation Wednesday, December 14, to help protect Michigan from aquatic invasive species by establishing the Great Lakes Basin Aquatic Invasive Species Advisory Council. More...

St. Ignace Oncologist and Nurse Launch Pre-Med Scholarship

Students preparing to become medical doctors at Lake Superior State University now have a scholarship to help them, established by Edward and Jill Smith of St. Ignace. More...

Sports

GIRLS BASKETBALL

By David Latva   St. Ignace Extends Overall  Winning Streak to 30 Victories  More...

Ostman Wins 215 Class; Saints 8th at Marquette Invite

Junior Joe Ostman won the 215 pound weight division to lead the St. Ignace Saints wrestling team to an eighth place finish at the prestigious Marquette Challenge Invitational Saturday, December 17. More...

Colegrove, Snowaert Bowl 200+ Games; Saints Open Season

The St. Ignace Saints bowlers opened the season at Sault Ste. More...

Columns

Michigan Politics

McLaughlin Was Michigan Booster On Four Fronts

Bill McLaughlin, Michigan’s longest-serving Republican State Chairman, who died last week at age 79, was an extraordinary promoter on four fronts of public life, including as an ebullient drumbeater for the state and Detroit.  More...

Engadine-Gould City

Our winter continues to be mild here in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. We did get a little snow Saturday evening, December 17, which came down fluffy, so light that a broom swept it away easily. More...

Les Cheneaux

It’s hard to believe, but we’re without snow. I do prefer that we would have a white Christmas; after all, we are in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Certainly we have more than necessary cold and wind. More...

Event Puts St. Ignace on World Stage - Free Access

Brainstorming Session Tuesday: How To Meet Hospitality Demands of Ice Sailing Championship

With more than 100 athletes expected to compete on the ice of Moran Bay in the World Ice and Snow Sailing Association’s world championship in February — and national and international media reporters and a crowd of spectators coming along More...

County Will Hire Frosland as ACO

Mackinac County commissioners met Tuesday, December 13, to consider six applications for the animal control officer position, but learned that only one has the qualifications for the job.  More...

Christmas Wishes

Children Visit Rudyard Community Party

Fresh from a visit with Santa Claus at the Rudyard Community Center Sunday, December 18, are (clockwise, from upper left) Madeline Maloney, Brock Maloney, Shannon Maloney, and Thomas Maloney. More...

City Adopts Budget, Fields Questions

St. Ignace City Council adopted a 2012 budget with a projected fund balance of $87,964 at its regular meeting Monday, December 19.  At the public hearing for the budget, prior to the regular meeting, St. More...

Social

BIRTH

Colin Geyer

James and Stacy Geyer of Drummond Island announce the birth of their first child, a son, Colin Michael, born Tuesday, December 6, 2011, at 11 a.m. at Northern Michigan Regional Hospital in Petoskey. More...

Marshall, Cope Are Students of Month

Ryan Marshall and Michaela Cope have been named November Students of the Month at LaSalle High School.  Ryan Marshall  More...

ENGAGED

Katie Krause, Donn Juday

Katie Krause of St. Ignace and Donn Juday of Petoskey announce their engagement. They became engaged Saturday, December 10.  Miss Krause is the daughter of Paul and LuAnn Krause of St. Ignace.  Mr. More...

Obituaries

David Evans

David O. Evans, 84, of St. Ignace Township was a U.S. Coast Guard veteran who later owned the Flowing Well Bar. Mr. More...

William Barber

William “Bill” Allen Barber, 81, of Pickford, a doctor of veterinary medicine, was known as “Doc” to everyone in the area from St. Ignace to Sault Ste. More...

Lola Davis

Lola M. Davis, 81, of Newberry, passed away Saturday afternoon, December 10, 2011, at Marquette General Hospital.  She was born July 18, 1930, in Newberry, to Robert and Beulah (nee Green) Sheppard. More...

Meeting Minutes - Free Access

Moran Twp. Minutes

SYNOPSIS OF MEETING MINUTES

Moran Township Board W1362 US-2, St. Ignace, MI 49781 (906) 643-8027 December 7, 2011, Regular Meeting Meeting called to order at 6:00 pm. All members present. Items approved: 1. Minutes and Treasurer’s reports for 11/2/11 &11/18/11. 2. More...

St. Ignace City Council Minutes

Council Proceedings (Unofficial)

The regular meeting of the St. Ignace City Council was held on Monday, December 5, 2011 in the Council Chambers of the Municipal Building. The meeting was called to order at 8:01 p.m. by Mayor Grondin with the Pledge of Allegiance. More...


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