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County Tax Plan Brings Questions

Moran Twp. Hears Economic Proposal

A Mackinac County commission proposal to seek a 0.25 mill tax levy for economic enhancement efforts raised questions among the members of the Moran Township Board of Trustees, who wanted to know how the plan would be administered, what would happen i More...

News

Native American Provisions Removed From Violence Against Women Bill

The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians is encouraging its members to ask legislators to support a version of the Violence Against Women Act that includes Native American provisions.  More...

County Commissioners Pay Reported For May

Pay for the five Mackinac County commissioners totaled $4,425.27 for May.  More...

Bill In Legislature Would Make Synthetic Drugs Illegal

The Michigan House last week approved a bill package to remove synthetic drugs such as K2 and Spice from store shelves across Michigan.  The products skirt the state’s controlled substance laws through minor chemical changes, State Represe More...

Sports

Hunter Perry Signs Letter of Intent To Northwood

Senior Hunter Perry (center) signed a letter of intent to attend Division II Northwood University in Midland Thursday, May 31. More...

Area Athletes Retain Records

Thirty-eight records are still held by athletes from The St. Ignace News coverage area following the 2012 Upper Peninsula track and field finals at Kingsford Saturday, June 2.  More...

Ingalls, Latz Win St. Ignace Two-Man Golf Scramble

St. Ignace Saints boys basketball coaches Doug Ingalls and Jason Latz carded a 36-hole score of 126 (62- 64) to win the overall championship of the two-person scramble at St. More...

Columns

Recall Efforts Fail Against Third Michigan Governor

Michigan Politics

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Brevort

It has been a quiet week in Brevort. The water in Lake Michigan is low, so there is a wide beach of fine sand. And with the low water, we see lots of rocks, remnants of the old Swedish fishing docks. More...

Engadine Consolidated Schools

School is officially out for the summer. Report cards will be mailed out this week. If a child did not receive 70% for the semester average, contact the school immediately to discuss credit recovery options. More...

Boat Building School Graduates Eight

Class of 2012 Learns Trade of Crafting Wooden Vessels at Cedarville

The day-by-day progress of the boats built at the Great Lakes Boat Building School in Cedarville is easy to measure. Plans are drawn up, a wooden skeleton becomes the frame, and projects move closer to completion with each plank that is added.  More...

Island and Ferries Reach Compromise

Move Forestalls State Interference; 7% Franchise Fee To End July 1

With the threat of state interference, Mackinac Island City Council reached an agreement Wednesday, June 6, to modify its ferry franchise options for the next 15 years. More...

Spay Neuter Express Visits County Shelter

The front lawn of the Mackinac County Animal Shelter was dotted with an array of dogs, all resting until it was their turn to be spayed or neutered on the Spay Neuter Express Friday, June 8. More...

Social

Fort de Buade Highlights Native Culture

Lynn Johnson gives a historical interpretation to St. Ignace fourth grade students at Fort de Buade Museum May 21. More...

Keara Keene

Kurtis Becker and Whitney Keene of Petoskey announce the birth of their daughter, Keara Belle Keene, born March 17, 2012. She weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces at birth and measured 19 inches in length.  More...

Brody Kolatski

Kaylee Mansfield of Pellston and Darrin Kolatski of Cheboygan announce the birth of a son, Brody Miles Kolatski, born Tuesday, May 15, 2012, at McLaren Northern Michigan hospital in Petoskey. More...

Obituaries

Joseph Freeman

Joseph L. Freeman, 85, of Engadine, died at Freighter View Assisted Living in Sault Ste. Marie, Friday, June 8, 2012, while under the care of Chippewa County Hospice.  More...

Randall ‘Randy’ King

Lifelong Naubinway resident Randall “Randy” J. More...

Wallace Spencley

Wallace R. Spencley, 64, of Warren, died Tuesday, June 5, 2012, at The John D. Dingell V.A. Medical Center.  He was born November 3, 1947, in Detroit, to George King Phillips IV and Darlene Beaudoin.   More...

Meeting Minutes - Free Access

St. Ignace City Council Minutes

Council Proceedings (Unofficial)  The regular meeting of the St. Ignace City Council was held on Monday, June 4, 2012 in the Council Chambers of the Municipal Building.  The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. More...


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