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Colegrove Earns State Award

When Louie Colegrove of St. Ignace feels happiest, he will be outside in the woods and on the water in the Eastern Upper Peninsula, doing what he can for outdoor conservation.  More...

Summerfest Begins Friday

Rudyard Community to Celebrate

Rudyard’s annual Summerfest is scheduled to take over the “Small But Friendly” community this weekend with a wide variety of activities.  More...

News

Mackinac Island Voters Will See Senior Services Request

August 6 Election

Voters on Mackinac Island will participate in a county-wide millage election Tuesday, August 6, to allow the Community Action Agency to continue services for senior citizens and low income residents. More...

Foster Announces Local Office Hours

Representative Frank Foster will host office hours in July in Mackinac and Chippewa counties. More...

Litzner: City Must Plan Ahead

By selecting goals, establishing plans for the coming years, and following them through, the City of St. More...

Obituaries

Daniel Gustafson

Daniel Gene Gustafson, 63, of Lakewood, Colorado, passed away Monday, July 15, 2013, after a fiveyear illness of cancer.  He was born to Alvin Gustafson and Violet Marie McGregor in Sault Ste. Marie.  He grew up in St. More...

Forrest Rank

Reverend Forrest A. Rank, 79, of McMillan, passed away suddenly Thursday, July 18, 2013, at his home, along with his companion dog, Raisin.  More...

Lowell Davenport

Lowell D. More...

Columns

Michigan Politics

Snyder and Detroit’s 60 Years of Decline

“We are all Detroiters today…” —Senate Democratic Leader Gretchen Whitmer   Governor Rick Snyder, who campaigned as “one tough nerd,” faces mighty tough times politically from both the left and the right in t More...

Engadine-Gould City

Hello, everyone. I hope you’re enjoying the beautiful summer weather.  Engadine will celebrate Heritage Day with many fun things planned for the young and old alike. More...

Rexton-Garnet

Tis the season for swimming, family reunions, and traveling, and still finding time to do all the things that need to be done around the house. With the month of July almost gone, filling all the days with summer fun is in fast pace mode.  More...

3 Run for Mayor; Give Views on City

Primary Election Is August 6

Voters will see three candidates for mayor of the City of St. Ignace on the August primary ballot. More...

Senior Services On County Ballot

“The demand for senior services is rising throughout Mackinac County,” said Donn Riley, senior services director for the Chippewa-Luce-Mackinac Community Action Agency, an organization providing help for the oldest residents in the tri-co More...

Pickford Marks Hay Days

“Every town needs to celebrate its existence, and its past, and volunteers keep small towns going,” said Pickford Hay Days organizer Richard Morrison, commenting on the theme, “Cheer the Volunteer,” chosen for Pickford’s More...

Social

High School Seeks Cheerleaders

LaSalle High School is seeking ninth, 10th, 11th, and 12th grade cheerleaders for the upcoming school year. For more information, contact Susan Horn at 643-6245.   More...

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American Legion Post to Meet Aug. 5

The St. Ignace American Legion Post 62 will meet Monday, August 5, at 7 p.m. at the VFW Hall.   More...

Sports

Saints Basketball Camp Enjoys Successful Four-day Run

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Lester, Visnaw Card Aces at Businessman Tourney

Ed Lester and Jo Jo Visnaw recorded a rarity in the sport of golf as the pair both carded aces during the Businessmen’s Golf Tournament Sunday, July 14, at the St. Ignace Golf Club. The St. More...

Horseshoe League Results

Women’s AA: Hakola Logging 31, Wendricks Truss 48, Betty and Liz 20, Pure Country 24, Ed’s Fish (in a) Bag 39, Mike’s Garage 11.  Women’s A: Demwatting 37, Chippewa Animal Clinic 37, Jodie and Tiffany 24.  Women&rsqu 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, July 15, 2013 in the Council Chambers of the Municipal Building.  The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. More...


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