September 27, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Recreation Plan Comes To Public

The draft of the City of St. Ignace Recreation Plan for 2012 to 2016 encompasses proposals for new athletic fields and development around Little Bear East Arena, as well as local trail enhancements. More...

Chief Engine To Be Moved Wed.

The engine of the Chief Wawatam car ferry is to be moved by a restoration group this week, most likely Wednesday morning, September 26, from the Mill Slip. More...

News

Brevort Twp. Open House Oct. 1; Meeting Time Changed; Christensen Rd. Work Done

Brevort Township meetings will now take place at 6 p.m., not 7 p.m., at the Brevort Township Community Center, decided the township board Monday, September 10. Township Supervisor Edward Serwach told The St. More...

St. Ignace City Council Pay Reported

St. Ignace City Council members received $1,110 in compensation for the month of July. The mayor receives $70 to attend council meetings and $60 to attend committee meetings or represent the city at events. More...

City Council Meeting Canceled Owing To Lack of Quorum

The regular meeting of the Mackinac Island City Council was canceled when the city council could not form a quorum Wednesday, September 19. Four council members were not present.  More...

Sports

Football

Three Area Teams Remain Perfect With 5-0 Records   Three area football teams remain undefeated on the gridiron as the St. More...

Cross Country

Saints To Host Kiwanis Cross Country Invitational   The St. Ignace cross country team will host the St. More...

Volleyball

Sault Wins Saints Invite; Rudyard To Host Third Annual ‘Volley For A Cure’ October 2

Sault Blue Devils Win Saints Invite   The Sault Ste. Marie Blue Devils captured the championship of the Saints Invitational with a win over the Onaway Cardinals at the St. Ignace Middle School Saturday, September 22.  More...

Columns

Michigan Politics

Hyped Claim on U.S. Senate Trail

Former nine-term U.S. Representative Pete Hoekstra of Holland, the GOP challenger of two-term Senator Debbie Stabenow, became one of the best members of Congress. More...

Looking Back

125 YEARS AGO The St. Ignace News Friday, September 23, 1887 Another Blaze! The Steamer Again Fails To Be of Any Service. Estimated Loss, $9,000! More...

St. Ignace

Mary Ann (nee Colegrove) Mc- Carthy was recently hospitalized but is recovering well. We miss seeing Mary Ann around town.  Jack Blair, of Lansing, is planning to visit St. More...

Thursday Fire Spectacle To Be Visible from Shore - Free Access

A controlled fire exercise will be staged at British Landing on Mackinac Island Thursday, September 27, between 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. The fire from 500 gallons of propane could reach 60 feet and will be visible from the mainland. More...

City Bonds No Longer Rated

The City of St. Ignace will no longer receive a Fitch rating, an assessment of general obligation bonds from the global rating agency, because available information is not adequate to evaluate the city’s credit. More...

Tree Topples on Women’s Shelter

No one was injured or displaced when a chestnut tree split and collapsed on the Legacy House, a shelter for women in need, in the early morning Thursday, September 20. More...

Clark Twp. Seeks Recycling Solution

The Clark Township board is contemplating options for its recycling program after Smith Sanitation informed the township that it would no longer be able to perform these duties as of December 31. More...

Social

BIRTH

Grant Strauss

Jaime and Brent Strauss of Gunnison, Colorado announce the birth of their son, Grant Powell Strauss, born Wednesday, September 12, 2012. More...

WEDDING

Erin Evashevski, Leonardo Rubio Wed

Erin Evashevski and Leonardo Rubio of Miami, Florida, were married Saturday, July 28, 2012, at the St. Ignace Golf and Country Club.  The bride walked down the aisle with her parents, Tom and Deb Evashevski of St. More...

Obituaries

Robert Bouchard

Robert T. “Bob” Bouchard, 68, of Livonia, formerly of Trout Lake, passed away Sunday, September 23, 2012, at St. More...

Kenneth Therrian

Kenneth L. Therrian, 65, of St. Ignace passed away Friday morning, September 21, 2012, at Evergreen Living Center, following a nearly yearlong illness.  He was born November 4, 1946, in Sault Ste. More...

Helen Robinson

Helen C. More...

Opinion

Kewadin Casino Is Proud To Be Part of Tractor Show

To the Editor:  Kewadin Shores Casino in St. Ignace was happy to be a part of the Owosso Tractor Parts Antique Tractor Show and Parade for the fifth year in a row. More...

Political Propaganda Not Welcome at Bridge Walk

To the Editor:  Sun, wind, water, a beautiful suspended structure, and thousands of friendly people created a wonderful Labor Day adventure.  That’s why a person waving a bright orange poster saying “Beat Obama” was offens More...

Glad That Officials Stepped Forward To Take On Tasks

To the Editor:  I would like to comment on a question that was asked regarding action that was taken at the August meeting of the Clark Township board.  More...

Meeting Minutes - Free Access

Clark Township Minutes

Clark Township Board of Trustees Special Meeting Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012 3:30 PM  Call to Order & Pledge of Allegiance at 3:30 PM  Roll Call: Present – Hill, Miller, Carpenter, Wellnitz, O’Brien   More...

St. Ignace City Council Minutes

Council Proceedings (Unofficial)  The regular meeting of the St. Ignace City Council was held on Mondaay, September 17, 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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