November 28, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Downtown Plan Highlights Bike Path

Building on a beautiful shoreline, boardwalk, and parks, the city’s plan for St. More...

News

New Restaurant at Old Indian Drum Building Gets OK by Mackinac Island HDC

A new restaurant slated for the old Indian Drum building at the head of the Arnold Dock on Mackinac Island was approved by the city’s Historic District Commission Thursday, November 21. More...

Paper Lanterns Banned on Mackinac Island

Sky and water lanterns are now banned on Mackinac Island. The rule will take effect in early December, after which time residents and visitors will no longer be able to release the flame-powered paper devices into the air or on water.  More...

Live Nativity Planned in Engadine

A Live Nativity scene will be presented Wednesday, December 18, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Garfield Township Hall in Engadine.  Groups will leave every 20 minutes. More...

Sports

Saints Players Earn Awards at Football Banquet

The St. Ignace Saints football team, Ski Valley Conference and District 8 champions, 9-3 on the season, was honored during a banquet at LaSalle High School Sunday, November 24. More...

Rudyard’s Harrison Signs LSSU Letter of Intent

Rudyard High School senior Marissa Harrison signed a National Letter of Intent for academics and volleyball at Lake Superior State University Tuesday, November 19.  More...

Bays Dream Volleyball Season Ends in Quarterfinals

The Brimley volleyball dream season ended during the Class D quarterfinals as the Crystal Falls- Forest Park Trojans swept the Bays 25-8, 25-14, 25-17 at Manistique Tuesday, November 19.  Brimley won the Class D districts at DeTour and the regio More...

Columns

JFK: Personal Reflections On 50 Years Ago

Michigan Politics

French President Charles De Gaulle, in a plain khaki uniform, and Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie, in a dark uniform emblazed with gold, stood shoulder-to-shoulder a half century ago in the front row of a cluster of world leaders at Arlington Nation More...

Looking Back

100 YEARS AGO  The St. Ignace News  Saturday, November 29, 1913  More...

Les Cheneaux

November, the month of winter winds, has certainly proven itself during the past couple of weeks. We, of course, always think of the freighters out on the lakes. More...

Grondin Retains City Mayoral Seat

Votes Recounted Monday in St. Ignace

The recount of the St. Ignace mayoral election tallied the same results as the November general election, and Paul Grondin will keep his seat with 355 votes. Connie Litzner earned 353 votes. More...

Tracy Honored for Years of Service

Florence Tracy was honored by the Village of Mackinaw City for her lifetime of community service Thursday, November 21. The village council declared the day as one of celebration during its meeting that night.   Mrs. More...

Giving Opportunities Are Plentiful

Several local agencies are accepting donations during the holiday season, including the following:  More...

Social

OBSERVER Crossword

Find the Solution to Last Week’s Puzzle on the Classified Page.   More...

BIRTHS

Kynslie King   Kody and Chelsey King of Moran announce the birth of their daughter, Kynslie Beverly King, born Sunday, September 8, 2013, at McLaren Northern Michigan hospital in Petoskey.  She weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces at birth and measu More...

ENGAGEMENT

Margaret ‘Peggy’ Bynoe, Jeffrey Naber   Mrs. Robert H. (Judy) Bynoe of Mackinac Island announces the engagement of her daughter, Margaret “Peggy” Rose Bynoe, to Jeffrey Steven Naber, the son of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Obituaries

Howard Rowe

Howard Lee Rowe, 75, of McMillan, passed away Wednesday morning, November 13, 2013, at Marquette General Hospital.  He was born June 5, 1938, to Kenneth and Edith (nee Hollister) Rowe in Trenary.  More...

Alma Allen

Alma L. More...

Gertrude Olszewski

Gertrude Olszewski, 92, of Goetzville, passed away Sunday, November 24, 2013, in Sault Ste. Marie.  She was born to Frank and Katherine (nee Kusina) Bender May 9, 1921, in Raber. 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, November 18, 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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