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Pickford Fall Fest Set for Saturday

Pickford’s annual Fall Festival will be from noon to 5 p.m. at the Pickford Township Park Saturday, October 13. More...

News

MSUE Ballot Proposal Forum Is October 22 at LSSU Library

Michigan State University Extension and the Lake Superior State University Political Science Club will host a Ballot Proposal Forum in Sault Ste. Marie Monday, October 22, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the LSSU Kenneth J. More...

First Great Waters Festival Hosts 2,000 People, Exhibits Michigan Goods

Michigan artwork, crafts, and food products filled the tents at the inaugural Great Waters Festival. The wind outside was blustery and chilly, with temperatures in the 40s, but spectators were abundant in the heated display area at the St. More...

139 Runners Participate in Second Crabby Apple Road Race in St. Ignace

Jack Becker, Jocelyn Lee, Spencer Davis, Kiara Bishop, Brandon Gutteridge, and Callie Kammers, were named overall winners in various divisions at the Crabby Apple Road Race in St. Ignace. More...

Opinion

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Stolen Sign Suppresses Freedom of Expression

This letter is concerning the theft of an election sign from my front yard during the night of September 30.  It isn’t the loss of the free sign that upsets me as much as the thought that someone removed it illegally from my property in an More...

Columns

Looking Back

125 YEARS AGO The St. Ignace News Friday, October 7, 1887 George Weiss, of the first ward, is down with typhoid fever. ••• More...

Mackinac Island

Committee Recommends City Form Historic Districts, 4 to 1

With a vote of four to one, the Historic District Study Committee recommended Tuesday, October 2, that the city council establish the two proposed historic districts. More...

Michigan Politics

Agricultural Issues Raised On Northern Campaign Trails

Failure of Congress to pass a farm bill flared last week on campaign trails in northern Michigan.  More...

Recycling Drive Planned for County

Electronic equipment and technological devices, among other items, can be dropped off at the 5R Recycling collection drive at six sites around Chippewa, Luce, and Mackinac counties Saturday, October 13. More...

Township Will Operate Ski Hill

Doc Holle Silver Mountain Ski Hill will most likely open in December in time for the holiday break at area schools, snow permitting. More...

Drummond Marks ‘Fall on the Island’

This year’s Fall on the Island festival will include Drummond Island’s first carnival featuring three main attractions, plus a jump house. The festival will be Friday, October 12, through Sunday, October 14.  Friday  More...

Sports

Saints Down Pickford in SVC Matchup; Coach Spencer Records 100th Win

Pickford Marks Homecoming

Marty Spencer, in his 16th season as varsity football coach, recorded his 100th career win during the Saints’ 39-6 Ski Valley Conference road win over the Pickford Panthers Friday, October 5.  Pickford High School celebrated homecoming and More...

Cross Country

Saints Girls, Trojans Boys  Place Third in SAC Meet  The St. Ignace Saints girls and the Cedarville Trojans boys finished third in the Straits Area Conference meet at Sault Ste. Marie Tuesday, October 2.  More...

Volleyball

St. Ignace Downs Rudyard in Come-from-Behind Win  During Volley for A Cure  More...

Obituaries

Nelda Hetrick

Nelda Rae Hetrick, 82, of Kincheloe, died Sunday, October 7, 2012, at Hospice House of the EUP in Sault Ste. Marie.  She was born July 3, 1930, in McMillan to Lawrence Elroy and Leona Irene (nee Mark) Horner.  Mrs. More...

Nellie Zellar

Germfask resident Nellie A. Zellar, 91, died Monday, October 1, 2012, at Golden Leaves Living Center in Newberry. More...

Pride Ocko

Pride Joan Ocko, 77, of Engadine, died Wednesday October 3, 2012, at Mackinac Straits Health System in St. More...

Meeting Minutes - Free Access

Moran Twp. Minutes

SYNOPSIS OF MEETING MINUTES

Moran Township Board W1362 US-2, St. Ignace, MI 49781 (906) 643-8027   October 3, 2012, Special Meeting Meeting called to order at 6:00 pm. All members present.  Items approved:  1. Payroll – and monthly invoices. More...


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