February 23, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

LES CHENEAUX SNOWSFEST

A “best crash” award is in the future for this crew of sledders at the Snowsfest cardboard sled races Friday, February 17, in Cedarville. More...

World Championships Begin

Ice Racers Try Their Wings at Chain Lake in St. Ignace

World championship races of the World Ice and Snow Sailing Association are underway this week on Chain Lake at St. Ignace. More...

News

Snowmobile Enthusiasts Flock To Naubinway To View Antique Sleds

A one-of-a-kind Allis-Chalmers snowmobile was one of many rare sleds vintage snowmobile enthusiasts came to see at the Top of the Lake Vintage and Antique Snowmobile Show and Ride Friday, February 17, and Saturday, February 18, in Naubinway.  More...

Inaugural Pickford Winter Fest Scores Success With Hockey Games, Events

With assists from the visiting Soo Eagles of the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League, local businesses in the Pickford area, and hockey fans young and old, members of Team Pickford thrilled the home crowd Sunday, February 19, as part of the exhibit More...

Community Gathers ‘Under the Big Top’ at This Year’s Snowsfest in Hessel

From their vantage point on a hay bale seat near the entrance of the warm-up tent in Hessel, Mike and Dorinda Mann were fully immersed in the sights and sounds of the “Under the Big Top” theme of the 51st annual Les Cheneaux Snowfest Satu More...

Obituaries

E. Michael ‘Mike’ Mahoney

E. Michael “Mike” Mahoney, 69, of Chagrin Falls, Ohio, passed away Tuesday, January 31, 2012, surrounded by his family.  He was born May 24, 1942, to Edith and E.M. Mahoney Sr. in Covington, Kentucky.  More...

Melvadean Warner

Melvadean Dutcher Warner, 71, of Goetzville, owned and operated Warner’s Bait and Tackle in Goetzville for several years. More...

Doris Newstead

Doris J. Newstead, 88, of Grass Lake, passed away Monday, February 13, 2012.  She was born May 16, 1923, to John and Lilly Johnson of Cedarville.  Mrs. More...

Columns

Snyder And Granholm: Dueling Views On Romney

Michigan Politics

A tale of three governors:  As Michigan’s increasingly pivotal presidential primary looms February 28, Governor Rick Snyder and ex-Governor Jennifer Granholm, not surprisingly, offered sharply contrasting views last week in assorted venues More...

Les Cheneaux

Much of the snow we had has melted. What a peculiar winter this has been.  Barbara McKiddie is a patient at Northern Michigan Regional Hospital in Petoskey. I’m sure she would appreciate receiving cards.  More...

Brevort

Please keep Tom Coffey in your thoughts and prayers, as he will have cataract surgery Wednesday, February 22.  Jim and Kathy Christopher spent last weekend in Brevort. They plan to head for Florida for a few weeks of sunshine and warmth.  More...

Breaking News - 2/23/2012 4:13 PM

World Ice and Snow Sailing Championship Opening Ceremonies - Free Access

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Video from the opening ceremonies. More...

Breaking News - 2/23/2012 4:07 PM

Photo Slideshow of Pond Hockey - Free Access

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Enjoy a short photo slideshow of the St. Ignace Pond Hockey. More...

PICKFORD WINTER FEST

At left: Chad Forrest (from left) of Sault Ste. Marie tracks the progress of minnows at the minnow races in Pickford Saturday, February 18, while Lauren Brown and Delaina Forrest watch. The event was a last-minute addition More...

NAUBINWAY SNOWMOBILE SHOW

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Doug and Darla Bonno sit on the only existing Allis-Chalmers manufactured snowmobile at the Naubinway Antique Snowmobile. More...

Social

BIRTHS

Liam Huyck   Daniel and Amanda (nee Miettinen) Huyck of Novi announce the birth of their son, Liam Brian Huyck, born Thursday, January 19, 2012, at 6:50 a.m. at Providence Park Hospital in Novi. More...

Northern Michigan Brass Band To Perform

St. Ignace

The Northern Michigan Brass Band will perform at the St. Ignace Middle School Sunday, March 4, at 3 p.m. Tickets will be available at the door, and St. Ignace students will have free admission.   More...

Millecoquins Lake Carnival Is Sat.

The Millecoquins Lake Winter Carnival will be Saturday, February 25, at the Hiawatha Sportman’s Club at Engadine. Events will include a chili cook-off, which will have three prizes. More...

Sports

Local ‘Blue’ Team Goes To 7-7 Tie With Red Wings Alumni at Little Bear East

Knauft: ‘We’re Supposed To Win Every Game’

Team Labatt Blue tied the Red Wings Alumni 7-7 in the hockey game played Friday, February 17, at Little Bear East Arena.  “I didn’t think we were going to keep up with them, for sure,” said Jamie Massey, who played on Team Blue More...

Interstate Hockey: Ohio, Kentucky Players Face Off at St. Ignace

Two teams who met to play a match on Chain Lake during the U.P. Pond Hockey Tournament in St. Ignace traveled more than seven hours to hit the ice.  More...

Hockey Action Takes Over Chain Lake

Players said Chain Lake proved to be a good location for the U.P. Pond Hockey Tournament, according to Special Events Committee Chair Mark Sposito. More...

Opinion

The Wrong People Get The Money

To the Editor:  I am putting this letter in The St. Ignace News because the wrong people are getting all that money from the boat lines, which are Arnold Line, Star Line, and Sheplers. More...

Readers Prefer Smaller Puzzle Format

To the Editor:  I agree with Bridget Cadreau totally in her analysis of the new format for the weekly puzzle. I do the puzzle every week and look forward to relaxing in my easy chair with the paper folded into quarters to work the puzzle. More...

Meeting Minutes - Free Access

Clark Township Minutes

CLARK TOWNSHIPBOARD OF TRUSTEESREGULAR MEETINGJANUARY 19, 20126:00 PMCall to Order and Pledge of Allegiance:6:00 PM More...


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