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More Sign Up for Health Insurance

Time is running out before the Monday, March 31, deadline to sign up for health insurance under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, also referred to as “Obamacare,” and an enrollment program drew about 120 people to learn more More...

St. Ignace to Host Ice Golf on Lake

The U.P. Ice Golf Scramble offers golf on the frozen surface of Lake Huron in a daylong tournament Saturday, March 1, with check-in at 9 a.m. in St. More...

News

Mackinac County Supports Graymont Mine Proposal, Calls for Protection of Environment

The Graymont mining company’s proposal to buy about 13,000 acres of land, most of it public land in western Mackinac County, received unanimous support from the Mackinac County Board of Commissioners Thursday, February 13. More...

Program Could Expand Broadband in Underserved Areas Including EUP

Financial incentives are being offered to Internet service providers willing expand broadband in underserved areas, including the Eastern Upper Peninsula, reports Connected Nation, a not-for-profit organization in Washington, D.C.  More...

Vern Erskine, Steve Sayles Honored by Township

The Brevort Township Board presented local contractor Steve Sayles with the community’s Citizen of the Year award Monday, February 10, for his work on the recently built community center. More...

Obituaries

James Wayne Causley

James Wayne Causley, 60, of Kinross, died Thursday, February 20, 2014, at his home.  He was born April 1, 1953, to John and Lorraine (nee Perry) Causley in Sault Ste. Marie.  Mr. Causley grew up in Hessel. More...

Robert Fullerton

Robert Fullerton, Jr., 64, of Levering, died Friday, February 21, 2014, at his home, after an extended illness.  He was born September 8, 1949, in Detroit, to Robert Sr. More...

Wilbert ‘Web’ Wojnaroski

Wilbert V. More...

Meeting Minutes - Free Access

St. Ignace City Council Minutes

City of St. Ignace  Summary of Council Proceedings  February 17, 2014  The Regular Meeting of the St. Ignace City Council convened at 1:33 p.m. at LaSalle High School.   More...

Car Show Is On!

Visitors Bureau, Nostalgia Strike Deal

“The Car Show is saved,” organizer Ed Reavie told The St. Ignace News Thursday, February 20. The continuation of the St. More...

‘400’ for Duncan

Cedarville Coach Nets Winning Milestone

Dave Duncan reached a coaching milestone with his 400th career win when the Cedarville Trojans defeated the Posen Vikings 92-59 during a home game at the John Duncan Gymnasium Wednesday, February 19.  More...

Ice Bridge Sees Traffic This Winter

Unusually cold weather this winter has created an excellent ice bridge between St. More...

Sports

81 Teams Compete in Snow During Youth Pond Hockey Championship

At the sixth-annual youth Frozen 4 on 4 U.P Pond Hockey Championship, the Moran Bay rinks were back in action Saturday, February 22, and Sunday, February 23, as 81 teams from across Michigan came to compete with their opposition, and the weather.&nbs More...

‘Live Every Day to the Fullest,’ Says Survivor St. Louis-Mills

Hooping for a Cure

The sixth annual “Hooping for a Cure” benefit girls basketball game between the St. Ignace Saints and Cheboygan Chiefs Thursday, February 20, had many winners. More...

Bowling League Results

Bluewater League  Mackinaw Trolley 35, Fred’s Pub 33, Apollo Home Mortgage 33, The Wooden Door 22, Bessie’s Pasties 15, Truck Stop 9.  HTG/s: Fred’s Pub 483-1363; HIG: Wanda Paquin; HIS: Melissa Borboa 509.  450-500 S More...

Opinion

To the City: Don’t Bite The Hand That Feeds You

To the Editor:  More...

The City’s Attitude Needs to Change

To the Editor:  I attended the City Council meeting Monday, February 17, at LaSalle High School, and was totally astounded with what I learned.  More...

Columns

Ad War, Ground War In U.S. Senate Race

Michigan Politics

Michigan’s race between former two-term Republican Secretary of State Terri Lynn Land of Kent County and third-term Congressman Gary Peters, D-Oakland County, is one of the nation’s most high-profile U.S. Senate battles. More...

Les Cheneaux

Michele Sheckler organized the race that was run around different roads in Hessel Saturday, February 22. Approximately 20 runners participated in the various age groups. Some of the runners dressed as though they were from the 1970s. More...

‘It’s Time to Think About the Coaches’

Keep Doing It: Advice for Growing Your Business

With U.P. Pond Hockey over and the Winter Olympics finishing up in Russia, I thought this might be a good time to write about the unsung heroes of sports, the coaches. More...


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