June 28, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Hospital Gets Manoogian Grant

Kiwanis Club Pledges $10,500; Community Shows Strong Support of Challenge

A challenge to raise $400,000 in six months to help pay for community health care facilities was met with a deluge of support and was met Monday, June 18. More...

News

‘I’ve Always Wanted To Do Exactly What I Am Doing,’ Says Top Hat John

Guest Of Honor Jendza Turns Automotive Talents Into A Lifelong Career

The guest of honor at this year’s St. Ignace Car Show claims he has never owned more than 11 cars at one time. More...

Classic Cars, Classic Skit: Clowns Entertain Crowd in ‘Down Memory Lane’

The St. Ignace Fire Department will cruise along State Street in the Down Memory Lane parade Friday night, June 29, in their 1929 Model A Ford and clown costumes. More...

For the Record

Cyclists riding from St. Ignace to Sault Ste. Marie to combat childhood obesity in the June 21 story, “Youth Take On 47-mile Bicycle Ride,” did not stop for lunch in Hessel, as reported. More...

Sports

South Girls, North Boys Win 27th U.P. All-Star Classic Basketball Game

LaSalle High School To Host 2013 Game

The South girls and North boys captured the team championships of the 27th annual Upper Peninsula Sports Hall of Fame All-Star Classic played at LaSalle High School in St. Ignace June 23.  More...

Area Players, Coaches To Participate at U.P. All-Star Football Classic

Eight players and two coaches from this area will participate on the East team of the Upper Peninsula All-Star classic, with kickoff at 3 p.m. at the Superior Dome in Marquette Saturday, June 30.  More...

Golf Notes

St. Ignace Women Win  Pickford Golf Scramble  The team of Lora Brown, Nicole Brown, and Ruthie Visnaw of St. More...

Opinion

St. Ignace Hospitality Exceptional During Game

To the Editor:  The St. Ignace community did an excellent job mixing the excitement of youth with the experience of their elders Saturday, and it was incredible how it all came together.  More...

Meeting Minutes - Free Access

Council Proceedings (Unofficial)

The regular meeting of the St. Ignace City Council was held on Monday, June 18, 2012 in the Council Chambers of the Municipal Building. The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. by Mayor Grondin with the Pledge of Allegiance. More...

Car Show Packs Weekend Full Of Free Family Fun

Automotive Muscle Roars Into St. Ignace

This weekend, downtown St. Ignace will fill up with shiny cars from a variety of eras for the 36th annual St. More...

Dogs Put Best Paw Forward

To Join Friendly Competition at Bark in the Park

Dogs of all shapes and sizes came to the American Legion Park in St. Ignace Saturday, June 23, to take part in a day of friendly competition. More...

Social

Nathan Hoffman, Sarah Postula

Peter and Candace Postula of De- Tour Village and John and Dianne Hoffman of Kaleva announce the engagement of their children, Sarah Postula and Nathan Hoffman, both of Grand Haven.  Miss Postula is a 2004 graduate of Ferris State University. More...

Lucas Stec

Gary and Nicole Stec of Stalwart announce the birth of a son, Lucas Edward Stec, born Wednesday, May 23, 2012, at War Memorial Hospital in Sault Ste. Marie. More...

Peterson Makes LSSU Dean’s List

Ashly Peterson, daughter of Diana and Greg Peterson of St. Ignace, made the spring 2012 dean’s list at Lake Superior State University. To be included on the dean’s list, LSSU requires a 3.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale. Ms. More...

Obituaries

Gerard Matelski

Gerard Mark Matelski, 67, of Lexington, South Carolina, formerly of St. Ignace, died Saturday, May 12, 2012.  He was born in Sault Ste. Marie to Rosemary (nee Luepnitz) Matelski and Casimir Matelski.  More...

Lornie Porter

Lorone “Lornie” Ste. Claire Porter of Mackinac Island died peacefully Friday, June 22, 2012, at Vital Care Hospice House in Cheboygan. She was 85 years old.  More...

Dorothy Pierce

Dorothy E. Pierce, 98, of Mackinaw City, owned and operated a motel and then worked for more than 20 years as a clerk at the Fort Fudge Shop. Ms. More...

Columns

Michigan Politics

Michigan Races Heat Up

Sparked in part by recent campaigning here by President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney, Michigan is getting increased notice as a swing state in the presidential election where latest polling suggests a dead heat.  More...

Mackinac Island

Sunday, June 17, the day started with rain and it was very wet and damp. By noon, the clouds cleared and the sun came out. More...

Rexton-Garnet

In the midst of all the rain of last week, we welcomed in summer. The Fourth of July week is fast approaching, beginning with the everpopular West Mackinac Curtis parade, where so many folks kick off the holiday in small-town fashion.  More...


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