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EUP Lodge Ready to Welcome Soldiers

Wooded Retreat Offers Respite for Combat Vets

Filling the grounds of Wilwin Lodge with veterans returned from active duty and in need of relaxation at its peaceful setting is the vision of American Legion members. More...

News

36th Arts Dockside Set for August 31

The 36th annual Arts Dockside will be Saturday, August 31, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, September 1, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the St. Ignace Marina. At its meeting Monday, August 19, St. More...

Brevort Township Hall Demolished

The former Brevort Township Community Center and Fire Hall will be demolished this week, said Township Supervisor Ed Serwach. More...

State Waterways Commission to Meet

Michigan State Waterways Commission will meet Friday, August 23, at 9 a.m. at St. Ignace City Hall at 396 North State Street.  More...

Sports

Brown, Lester Win Individual Golf Championships

Margo Brown carded a hole-inone en route to the women’s crown, and Anthony Lester won the men’s title for their first championship wins during the St. More...

Red Suggitt Honored with Field by Softball Association

Red Suggitt, pictured with his wife, Phylliss, was recognized by the Sault Ste. Marie Slo-Pitch Softball Association for his years of work with the program during ceremonies Thursday, August 15, when a field was named in his honor. More...

Straits Area Fishing Report

By Dennis Gorsuch  The salmon fishing this past week has been fantastic at times, and where did they go? It seems that when bait fish like smelt and alewives are found, the fishing is like it used to be several years ago.  More...

Opinion

Plush Lawns Raise Questions About Chemicals and Milfoil

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

To the Editor:  As an avid downstate reader of The St. Ignace News and a frequent visitor to the Les Cheneaux Islands, I have followed the plans for addressing the Eurasian milfoil infestation issue.  More...

Columns

Michigan Politics

Early Legislative Stirrings in Upper and Lower Peninsula

Long before the 2014 election, there are now interesting stirrings in the only two districts of the legislature that include counties in both of Michigan’s peninsulas.  More...

Mackinac Island

It was a beautiful weekend, with lots of sunshine and blue skies. The Mackinac Island Festival of the Horse carriage and saddle parade was held Friday, August 9, featuring a wide variety of antique carriages. More...

Les Cheneaux

Here in the Les Cheneaux Islands, we’ve enjoyed a burst of warm summer weather during these days of mid-August. More...

Powwow to Mark Native Heritage

Rendezvous Begins Friday at St. Ignace

The sounds of drumbeats boom in the air. Dancers whirl in colorful regalia. Spectators browse traditional art and jewelry. An encampment brings to life Native American and French history. More...

City to Buy Police Car With Grants

A new Ford Explorer will join the fleet of the St. Ignace Police Department as the chief’s vehicle, and two grants will cover the purchase. More...

Carnival Outfits Families for School

The start of a new school year is approaching, and to celebrate the end of the summer and prepare for the fall, children can enjoy camaraderie, games, food, and new school supplies at the Under the Big Top Back to School Carnival. More...

Social

Art Hop Concludes With Prize Winners

Winners of the 2013 Les Cheneaux Art Hop adult category (back row, from left) are Randy Dunn, second place and juried, Julie Smith, third place, and Rick Shapero, juried first place winner; (front) Morgan McLeod, third place, Evah Snider, first place More...

Mackinaw City Craft Show Begins Saturday

The Mackinaw City Craft Show is planned this weekend for the second and final time this year.  More...

Carmeuse Lime and Stone to Offer Tours Saturday

Cedarville

Carmeuse Lime and Stone will host an open house Saturday, August 24, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Visitors will learn how limestone is mined, where it comes from, what it is used for, and where it is used. More...

Obituaries

Marion Sutton

Marion G. Sutton, 85, of Cedarville, passed away Thursday, August 15, 2013, in Ann Arbor.  She was born May 5, 1928, to Charles and Marion (nee Wilson) Wise.  She grew up in Sault Ste. More...

Helen Duke

Helen Anne (nee Kott) Duke, 95, of Goetzville, passed away Wednesday, August 14, 2013, in Sault Ste. More...

Howard Shearer

Howard Shearer, 81, of McMillan, passed away Tuesday, August 13, 2013, at Helen Newberry Joy Hospital in Newberry.  He was born January 20, 1932, to David and Mabel (nee Crowe) Shearer in Utica.  He was graduated from Utica High School.&nbs More...


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