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Biscayne Bay Frees Ferry, 68 Aboard

The crew of the U.S. Coast Guard cutter Biscayne Bay had just docked Friday, January 27, at the St. More...

News

5 To Interview for Library Job

Interviews for the new director of the St. Ignace Public Library will begin this week, said Renee Vonderwerth, president of the library board.  Of the 24 applicants, five will be offered interviews. Mrs. More...

Library Auction Underway

The Friends of the Library will host a monthly silent auction at the St. Ignace Public Library. Bidding runs until the end of the month. More...

Bus Stop Arrangement Works Well As Schools Collaborate

The busing program shared by Gros Cap and St. Ignace school districts that pools students at bus stops for pick-up is satisfactory, school superintendents say, and is likely to continue next school year. Members of the Gros Cap and St. More...

Sports

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Saints Extend Winning Streak

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Three Saints Place First; St. Ignace Second at Gaylord

Three St. Ignace wrestlers, Joe Ostman, Galloway Thurston, and Richard Bentley, won individual championships to lead the Saints to a second place finish at the prestigious, 32-team Gaylord Northern Michigan Championships Saturday, January 28.  More...

Saints Girls Split; Boys To Host Matches Saturday, February 4

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Ice Events May Move West of Mackinac Bridge

Ice Is Thick, Accessible Near Green Island

Organizers of February’s U.P. Pond Hockey tournament and ice sailing events in St. More...

Tribal Board OKs Lansing Casino

Public Meetings Planned on Project

The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians Board of Directors approved an agreement with the City of Lansing to move forward with plans to build a $240 million casino in the city. More...

Slater Walleye Tops Them All

Anglers Compete On Munuscong Bay

As Dave Slater lifted the winning walleye up through the ice of Munuscong Bay, his heart rose along with it. More...

Social

Library Reception Recognizes Gina Kemp

The St. Ignace Public Library hosted a reception for Gina Kemp, library director, (from left) whose last day on the job was Saturday, January 21. Mrs. More...

Mackinaw City Youth Create Snow Sculptures

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Family Gathers as Brendon Steiner Earns Degree

Brendon Steiner, a 2008 LaSalle High School graduate, was graduated Summa Cum Laude from Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo December 17, 2011. More...

Obituaries

Roger ‘Bill’ Terwilliger

Roger William “Bill” Terwilliger, 93, a former Mackinac Island summer resident, passed away peacefully at home Thursday, January 26, 2012.  He was born March 30, 1918, in Rock County, Wisconsin, to Fay Leon Terwilliger and Stella Beg More...

Ruby Peake

Ruby Peake, 71, of Trout Lake worked for Essex Wire in Sault Ste. Marie as a foreman, for more than 10 years, and drove school bus for the Rudyard School System 23 years. She was also a custodian at the school. Mrs. More...

Eleanor Nobach

Eleanor Ann Nobach, 87, formerly of Cedarville, died Monday, December 26, 2011, at Evergreen Living Center in St. More...

Columns

Michigan Politics

Camp Takes Leadership Role

Periodically in its 175 years of statehood, which was marked last week, Michigan has had politicians prominent in crafting federal policy.  More...

Brevort

We were greeted with a lovely fairyland scene early Saturday morning, January 28, when the snow had softly fallen on the trees, branches, and buildings. The air was still. More...

Looking Back

120 YEARS AGO The St. Ignace News Saturday, January 30, 1892 The recent snow storm has spoiled the skating in the bay. ••• Ex-marshal P. A. Paquin has been dangerously ill all week. More...


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