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Exercising Our Right To VOTE

Shirley Kelel (from left) of St. Ignace checks in with election officials Barb Wilkins, Darlene Belleville, and Loni Brown prior to voting at Little Bear East Arena Tuesday, November 6. More...

Veterans Services Set

Veterans Day Sunday, November 11, is an observance to honor veterans of all wars. It marks the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918, when World War I ended. More...

News

Mackinac Island DPW Considers Rate Hikes For Waste Removal

Solid waste processing for Mackinac Island has not been self-sustaining for a number of years, according to the Mackinac Island Department of Public Works audit, and people in the city may face higher rates for the coming year to make up for it.  More...

Solar Power Show At Bayliss Library

Three Lakes Group of the Sierra Club will present a solar power program Thursday, November 8, at 6:30 p.m. at Bayliss Library in Sault Ste. Marie.  Teri Foust will present “Solar Power in the EUP.” She will highlight local systems. More...

EUP Food Summit Seeks To Boost Farmers, Buyers Connection

A discussion of agriculture and food production in the Eastern Upper Peninsula will continue Thursday, November 8, as part of the second annual EUP Local Foods Summit at the Lake Superior State University Cisler Center in Sault Ste. Marie.  More...

Sports

Saints Football Repeats Title With Come-from-behind Victory

The St. Ignace Saints trailed 20- 14 at halftime for the first time this season before posting a shutout in the second half to defend their Division 8 district championship. More...

Saints, Bulldogs Win Districts

Volleyball Playoffs

Saints Win 4th Volleyball District  Since State-wide Format Started  More...

Trojans Fall To Rockets in District Finals

The Cedarville Trojans season came to a disappointing end with a 22-14 defeat at the hands of the Rapid River Rockets in the 8-Man football district championship game played at DeTour Friday, November 2.  The game had to be moved to DeTour becau More...

Columns

Michigan Politics

High Time For High Court Reform

With conclusion of 2012 campaigning for three slots on the Michigan Supreme Court, it is high time to focus on reforming the process of selecting justices for the high court.  More...

Looking Back

125 YEARS AGO  The St. Ignace News  Friday, November 4, 1887   More...

Les Cheneaux

Halloween was much enjoyed here in Cedarville. The employees at First National Bank, Soo Co-op Credit Union, Arfstrom’s Pharmacy, and Lakeside Hair were all dressed so well and had a lot of fun doing it. More...

Breaking News - 11/7/2012 2:05 PM

Report: Election Results November 2012 - Free Access

A News Report Highlighting County Results

November 2012 Mackinac County Election Results More...

Election Results November 2012

November 2012 Mackinac County Election Results Complete election results for Mackinac County, Chippewa County, and Michigan (unofficial) are posted online, with free access, on the newspaper’s Web site: www.stignacenews.com  More...

Breaking News - 11/7/2012 1:14 AM

Mackinac and Chippewa County Election Results - Free Access

Election results for Mackinac and Chippewa counties can be found under Documents from the menu on the left side of this page, or click here. More...

Post Offices Stay Open

Eastern Upper Peninsula

Local post offices studied for closure a year ago will remain open in the Eastern Upper Peninsula (EUP), some for the same number of hours, others with increased hours, and some with reduced hours. More...

City Marina Shows Profit, Council Learns

Police Car Purchased; Assessor To Be Hired

The St. Ignace Police Department is purchasing a used Dodge Durango from the Mackinac Bridge Authority for $2,750. More...

Autore Family Earns U.P. Community Leader Award

Autore Oil and Propane Company of Cedarville was recognized Friday, October 19, as a positive force in the business community for more than 50 years by the Upper Peninsula Volunteer Network. More...

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Erner Enlists In National Guard

Trenton Erner of Rudyard joined the Michigan Army National Guard as a military policeman for the 46th MP Company in Cheboygan. Private Erner is the son of Travis and Roberta Erner and a 2012 graduate of Rudyard High School. More...

WEDDING

Kaitlyn Meernik, Brent Malaski

Kaitlyn Meernik, of Traverse City, formerly of Redford, and Brent Malaski, also of Traverse City, formerly of Rudyard, were united in marriage Saturday, August 18, 2012, at St. More...

Obituaries

Joyce Mills

Joyce Mae Mills passed away Friday morning, November 2, 2012, at the Evergreen Living Center in St. Ignace, where she had resided since April 1, 2011.  More...

Clyde O’Rourke

Clyde R. O’Rourke, 93, of St. Ignace, passed away Monday, November 5, 2012, at the Evergreen Living Center, just a few days after celebrating his birthday with his family.  More...

Christine Michalak

Christine M. Michalak, 62, of Mackinaw City passed away unexpectedly Sunday, November 4, 2012, at Mackinac Straits Health System in St. More...


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