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Artist Studio Tour Set for Saturday

Les Cheneaux Christmas Open House

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News

Auction at Old Mackinac Straits Hospital Building Generates $13,500

An auction of furniture and equipment at the old hospital on Burdette Street in St. Ignace, conducted by Mackinac Straits Health System Saturday, November 23, generated $13,500. More...

Straits Audubon Program Is Wednesday

Straits Area Audubon Society will host a community slide show and potluck dinner Wednesday, December 11, at 6 p.m. at Cheboygan Area Public Library. More...

For the Record

The St. Ignace News reported in its story “Continuing to Serve: Leveille Logs 36 Years with Auxiliary” December 5, that Coast Guard Auxiliary member Louis Leveille moved to St. Ignace in the early 1990s. This was inaccurate, as Mr. More...

Obituaries

James Gribbell

James F. Gribbell, Sr., 85, of Engadine, was a World War II veteran. Mr. Gribbell passed away Thursday, December 5, 2013, at his home, surrounded by his family. More...

Floyd Paquin

Floyd Alexander Paquin was a lifelong commercial fisherman in the St. Ignace area, a talented musician, and a backyard mechanic who could fix almost anything. Mr. More...

Emilee Therrian

Emilee Ruth Therrian, 23, of Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, formerly of St. Ignace, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, December 4, 2013, at Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital. More...

Meeting Minutes - Free Access

St. Ignace City Council Minutes

City of St. Ignace Summary of Council Proceedings  December 2, 2013  The Regular Council Meeting convened at 7:00 p.m.   More...

Scientists Question U.P. Wolf Genetics

As Testing Improves, Biologists Want To Define ‘What Makes a Wolf a Wolf ’

About 10 years ago, on a crisp fall day in the woods of northern Dickinson County, wildlife biologist Brian Roell took his first sample of blood from a captured wolf being tagged for study by the Department of Natural Resources. More...

Straits Shipwreck Museum Planned

Mackinaw City will have a new museum next summer when the Straits of Mackinac Shipwreck Museum opens at the Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse. More...

Sports

GIRLS BASKETBALL

St. Ignace Opens Season With Win Over Gaylord   Kelley Wright scored a triple/double with 17 points, 13 rebounds, and 10 steals, while three teammates scored in double figures to lift the St. More...

Nicole Elmblad Named to All-Tourney Team at Brooklyn

Nicole Elmblad, a LaSalle High School graduate and captain of the University of Michigan women’s basketball team, was named to the Thanksgiving Holiday All- Tournament Team at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. More...

2013-2014 Boys Basketball Composite Schedule*

December 12 (Thursday) Brimley at St. More...

Columns

The Michigan Ties Of Nelson Mandela

Michigan Politics

“Africa for the Africans.”  —Ex-Governor G. Mennen Williams   Global icon Nelson Mandela, the 1994-97 South Africa president whose death last week had worldwide coverage seldom seen, had Michigan ties.  More...

Les Cheneaux

We certainly have had a variety of weather this past week. One day it rained for several hours, which caused icy conditions. A couple days later we received about eight inches of snow. More...

Brevort

Wouldn’t you like to have been in Philadelphia Sunday, December 8, cheering on the Detroit Lions? You could hardly see the Eagles or the Lions through the heavy snowfall. More...


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