August 30, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

New Festival Honors St. Ignace Heritage

The grassy area north of the Museum of Ojibwa Culture was transformed into a late 1600s French trading camp Thursday, August 23, through Sunday, August 26, for St. Ignace Heritage Week celebrations. More...

News

Ruth Johnson Visits St. Ignace Secretary of State Office

Secretary of State Ruth Johnson visited the St. Ignace office Wednesday, August 22, to meet manager Cyndi Porter and discuss branch operations. Chief of Staff Mike Senyko and Director of Communications Gisgie Dávila Gendreau accompanied Mrs. More...

City Closes Private Alley To Through Traffic

The private alley between The St. Ignace News and Enterprise Vending is being closed to through traffic, so the property can be developed. The City of St. More...

Moran Township Board To Meet At Trinity Lutheran

The next Moran Township Board of Trustees meeting will be Wednesday, September 5, at 6 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Brevort. Future meetings will be at the Moran Township Hall.   More...

Obituaries

Patricia Kemp

Patricia Ann Kemp, 79, of De- Tour Village, died Friday, August 24, 2012, at Cedar Cove in Cedarville.  She was born December 24, 1932.  More...

Thomas Crawford

Thomas I. Crawford, 65, of Bath, passed away Thursday, August 23, 2012.  He was born September 6, 1946, to James and Lorene (nee Crisp) Crawford at Stalwart.  More...

James ‘Jay’ Caldwell

James John Caldwell, born March 17, 1938, passed away peacefully on August 26 from cancer-related complications. Jay was a contributing member of the St. Ignace community since joining it in 1993 after retiring from Electrolux in the Detroit area. 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, August 20, 2012 in the Council Chambers of the Municipal Building.  The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. More...

Clark Township Minutes

Clark Township Board of Trustees Special Meeting Wednesday, August 22, 2012 10:00AM  Call to Order & Pledge of Allegiance at 10:10am  Roll Call: Hill, O’Brien, Miller, Carpenter. Absent:Wellnitz   More...

Clark Township Minutes

CLARK TOWNSHIP BOARD OF TRUSTEES REGULAR MEETING THURSDAY, AUGUST 16, 2012 at 7:00 PM Call to Order & Pledge of Allegiance:  More...

Mackinac Bridge Walk Is Monday

The 55th Annual Labor Day Bridge Walk will be Monday, September 3, and people will take part in the tradition starting at 7 a.m. The public walk, the only time pedestrian traffic is allowed on the bridge, is free to everyone.  More...

Local Businesses Help Shape State Tourism Plan

With tourism identified as the state’s third largest industry, business owners, community leaders, and volunteers gathered at Grand Hotel Wednesday, August 15, to help build a plan that will direct Michigan’s marketing efforts for the nex More...

Riders Could Be New Travel Market

Equestrian Symposium Tells How To Develop Trails, Amenities for Riding Groups

Equestrian recreation has a potential economic impact of $102 billion in the U.S., $1.069 billion just in Michigan, and communities who promote it can earn a good chunk of the money. More...

Social

Hannah Seewald, Joshua Orr Wed

Hannah Seewald and Joshua Orr, both of Moran, were united in marriage Friday, July 20, 2012, at 3 p.m. at the Father Marquette Park in St. More...

Sports

Football

Saints Shutout Rayders in Season Opener   The St. Ignace Saints opened the 2012 season with a 34-0 non-conference win over the Charlevoix Rayders at Kipke Field Friday, August 24.  More...

Volleyball

St. Ignace Advances to Final Four at Inland Lakes  Volleyball Invite  The St. Ignace Saints advanced to the final four of the Inland Lakes volleyball invitational before falling to the host Bulldogs Saturday, August 25.  More...

Lakers Sweep Explorers in Soccer Season Opener

The Mackinac Island Lakers swept the Concord Academy Explorers of Boyne City 8-2 and 6-2 in the soccer season opener Friday, August 24, and Saturday, August 25.  More...

Opinion

Maybe Millage Failure Is Related To City’s Grasp of Budgeting

To the Editor:  Since the millage vote failed, I have read all sorts of reasons from the pundits for this failure. Well, I’m going to add a logical reason: Why would the taxpayers of St. Ignace want to throw good money after bad? More...

Columns

Michigan Politics

High National Profile For 1st District Race

Over the decades, Michigan’s northernmost congressional district has had prominent veteran members of the U.S. House, including 1953- 64 Representative Victor Knox (RSault Ste. Marie) and 1993-2010 Representative Bart Stupak (DMenominee).  More...

Les Cheneaux

Bob VanHorn was pleased to have Bill and Greta to visit for a couple of days. He is the person who bought VanHorn Brothers from Bob and Ann VanHorn. That was 12 years ago, and that same year Bob and Ann moved to Cedarville. More...

Keep Doing It: Advice for Growing Your Business

If You Want To Be More Successful, Think About Your Associations

The e-mail subject line read, “I sent the deposit in for my limousine.”  When I opened it up, it read, “I had to tell someone.”  More...


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