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City Hall Roof Must Be Replaced

During the construction work at City Hall, between May 20 and 22, workmen discovered major damage to the roof, necessitating its replacement.  “We have to do something,” said City Manager Les Therrian. More...

St. Ignace Marina Prepares for Summer

Dredging is underway to deepen the St. More...

News

Judge Rules Mackinac Island Beaver Dock Can Be Used as Municipal Freight Terminal

The Beaver Dock is being used as a temporary municipal freight terminal on Mackinac Island, following a decision made by 46th Circuit Court Judge George Mertz of Otsego County Friday, May 30, at Mackinac County Courthouse. More...

Emergency Food Assistance Program to Distribute Commodities Next Week

Chippewa-Luce-Mackinac Community Action Agency and the Emergency Food Assistance Program will conduct the Quarterly Food Distribution Program Wednesday, June 11, through Friday, June 13. More...

Spring Cleanup Will Be Saturday at Two Drop-off Points in Moran Twp.

Moran Township’s annual spring cleanup will be Saturday, June 7, with two drop-off points available from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

Sports

Saints Girls Win 5th Straight U.P. Track Championship; St. Ignace Boys Place Fourth

The St. Ignace girls won their fifth consecutive Upper Peninsula track and field championship during the Division 2 finals at Kingsford High School Flivver Field Saturday, May 31. More...

Brimley Bays Girls Victorious at Division 3 Upper Peninsula State Track Finals

The Brimley Bays girls track team won the Division 3 Upper Peninsula track and field championship at Flivver Field in Kingsford Saturday, May 31.  More...

Trojans Boys Place 2nd; Sam Eberts, Madison Wilkie Finish Runner-up in Individuals

Cedarville senior Sam Eberts recorded an 18-hole individual score of 71, leading the Trojans to second place in the Division 3 championships at Highland Golf Club in Escanaba Thursday, May 29.  Eberts and Hunter Eichorn of Carney Nadeau were tie More...

Columns

Michigan Bipartisan Agreement On Vet Scandal

Michigan Politics

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Engadine Consolidated Schools

The 2013-2014 school year is complete. Students, staff, parents, and volunteers made this year a memorable one. I’m proud of the work our students and staff have completed as they continue to progress toward our goals.  More...

St. Ignace

Clear blue skies, birds chirping, freshly mowed lawns, and backyard barbecues are true signs of summer.  I enjoyed visiting with Nancy (nee Belonga) Fuser recently. More...

DeCoster Named Guest of Honor

St. Ignace Car Show June 26 - 28

From the start, Sterling Heights resident Dana DeCoster has been a car guy and he bought his first car before he was even old enough to drive. More...

Margo Brown Wins 2nd Straight Crown

Upper Peninsula State Golf Championships

LaSalle High School junior Margo Brown carded 51-47 (98) to win her second consecutive individual Upper Peninsula state golf championship during the Division 2 finals at the George Young Recreational Complex in Iron River Thursday, May 29.  Brow More...

Fishing Day to Bring Kids to the Ponds

The Straits Area Sportsmen’s Club will host the annual Kids Fishing Day Saturday, June 7, at Castle Rock Ponds. Free fishing for children up to age 16, prizes, and refreshments will be offered from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission is free. More...

Social

Two Named to Albion Dean’s List

Maggie Chambers of Mackinac Island and Stacy Goldthorpe of St. Ignace were both named to the dean’s list at Alma College for the 2014 winter term.   More...

Quinter, Cowell Wed

Tracy Quinter and Gabriel Cowell, both of Mackinac Island, were united in marriage Saturday, May 3, 2014, at Ste. Anne’s Catholic Church. Officiating the ceremony was Father Jim Williams. More...

Olson, Lester Wed

Jamie Olson and Jeff Lester were united in marriage Thursday, May 8, 2014, in a private ceremony in St. Ignace. More...

Obituaries

James Christensen

James LaVerne Christensen, 80, of Sault Ste. Marie, died Thursday, May 29, 2014, at Marquette General Hospital in Marquette.  He was born July 23, 1933, to Anker and Opal (nee Stever) Christensen in Superior, Nebraska.  More...

Karen Paquet

Karen Jean Paquet, 61, of Mackinaw City, died Monday, May 26, 2014, at Hospice House in Cheboygan, following a lingering illness.  She was born April 3, 1953, to William and Jean (nee Schneider) Paquet in Cheboygan.  More...

Ronald Behrens

Ronald Peglow Behrens, 81, of DeTour Village, died Saturday, May 31, 2014, in Petoskey.  He was born December 3, 1932, to Frances and Amelia (nee Landreville) Behrens in Detroit.  Mr. More...

Meeting Minutes - Free Access

St. Ignace City Council Minutes

City of St. Ignace Summary of Council Proceedings May 19, 2014  The Regular Council meeting convened at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, May 19, 2014, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, with Mayor Grondin presiding.   More...


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