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Festival Is This Weekend

Native American Culture at St. Ignace

St. Ignace will host a free Native American Festival Saturday, May 24, at the Museum of Ojibwa Culture at 500 North State Street. The festival will continue with a special Mass on the museum grounds Sunday, May 25.  More...

Changes Proposed For State Street

To enhance public safety downtown, the St. Ignace crosswalk committee wants to add a new crosswalk near the Star Line and Shepler’s boat docks close to the Driftwood Restaurant and another near City Hall and the IGA. More...

News

On Mackinac Island, Companies Work Together to Devise New System for Deliveries

Tons of Supplies for Restaurants and Hotels Brought To Busy Docks Daily, Along With Ferry Passengers

A new system for delivering freight on Mackinac Island is being coordinated this spring, as Shepler’s Mackinac Island Ferry has stepped in as the Island’s primary freight hauler for the first time.  More...

DeTour High School Honors Graduates, Awards Grants and Scholarships

Close connections, appreciation, and celebration carried the day at the DeTour High School commencement Saturday, May 17, where 13 students in red caps and gowns joined one white-clad De- Tour Arts and Technology Academy senior for a heartfelt farewe More...

Little Bear Arena Proposes Adding Outdoor ‘St. Ignace Memorial Sports Complex’

Little Bear East Arena in St. Ignace could one day be part of a large complex of outdoor facilities for several sports. The proposal is called the St. More...

Obituaries

Edward Kassuba

Edward F. Kassuba, 77, of Curtis, died Monday, May 12, 2014, at Spectrum Hospital in Grand Rapids, surrounded by his family.  He was born November 28, 1936, to Edward and Marie (nee Franks) Kassuba in Fort Wayne, Indiana.  Mr. More...

Leo Wojnaroski

Leo Francis Wojnaroski, 89, of Goetzville, died Sunday, May 11, 2014, at his home.  He was born June 23, 1924, to Albert and Felicha (nee Wojciechowski) Wojnaroski in Raber Township.  More...

Lucy Romano

Sister Lucy Josephine Romano, 85, of Wheaton, Illinois, a devoted member of the Institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary for 66 years, died Wednesday, May 14, 2014 in Wheaton. More...

Meeting Minutes - Free Access

St. Ignace City Council Minutes

City of St. Ignace  Summary of Council Proceedings  May 05, 2014  The Regular Council meeting convened at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, May 5, 2014, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, with Mayor Grondin presiding.   More...

Dogs and Their Owners Walk for ‘Daisy’

Andy Valentine’s dog “Penny” wears a yellow bandana in honor of “Daisy.” A Daisy Day Walk was held Saturday, May 17, at American Legion Park in St. Ignace to memorialize Daisy, a dog owned by Patric Schlehuber of St. More...

Parade, Pageant Highlight Weekend

Mackinaw City

The annual Mackinaw Memorial Parade is coming through Mackinaw City this weekend. Michigan’s largest Memorial Day weekend parade will take place downtown at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 24.  More...

Beaver Dock Is Freight Terminal

Mackinac Island Turns To 2nd Landing Point To Aid Street Congestion

The City of Mackinac Island will use the Beaver Dock as a municipal freight terminal for 60 days to address mounting concerns over increased congestion at Star Line and Shepler docks. More...

Social

Lester Earns Highest Honors

Jamie Lester, of St. Ignace, was graduated with highest honors from North Central Michigan College Friday, May 9, with an Associate of Applied Science degree in nursing.  More...

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Sports

Pickford Boys Dominate, Brimley Girls Edge Panthers at Regional Track Finals

The Pickford boys won 11 events and the Brimley girls edged out the host Panthers enroute to the championship of the Division 3 regionals at Pickford High School Friday, May 16. More...

St. Ignace Girls Win 5th Straight Upper Peninsula Regional Title; Boys Second

The St. Ignace Saints girls track and field team claimed their fifth consecutive regional championship at Iron Mountain Thursday, May 15. Trudy Olsen is in her fifth season as the girls track and field coach.  More...

St. Ignace Saints to Host Hoops Camps

The St. Ignace Saints will hold basketball camps for kindergarten to eighth grade students from Monday, June 2, through Thursday, June 5.  More...

Columns

Benishek and Cannon Allied on Vets

Michigan Politics

Second-term U.S. More...

Engadine-Gould City

Hello, everyone.  A yoga class will be offered Thursday, May 22, Tuesday, May 27, and Thursday, May 29, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Erickson Center for the Arts in Curtis. Drop-ins are welcome. More...

Rexton-Garnet

This is the week for end-of-theschool year field trips. More...


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