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State Police to Offer Public Open House Friday

The St. Ignace Michigan State Police Post is inviting members of the public to a special open house Friday, June 27, including multiple displays and demonstrations of the tools used for police work. The open house will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  More...

News

Governor Cites Placemaking, Mining, Agriculture, Timber as Important to U.P.

News Asks, ‘What Will Attract Young People Here?’

Promoting agricultural, mining, manufacturing, and timber opportunities is particularly important for the Upper Peninsula and northern Michigan, Governor Rick Snyder told The St. Ignace News Friday, May 30. More...

Murray Street Is the Last of the Water Main Replacements

The winter resulted in multiple water main breaks in St. Ignace that left some residents dependent on garden hoses for their water all spring. More...

McLogan, Arens Appointed To Mackinac Bridge Authority

Appointments Replace Wikol, Struck Terms of Service

Matthew McLogan of Grand Rapids and Barbara Arens of Bloomfield Hills were appointed to the Mackinac Bridge Authority by Governor Rick Snyder Friday, June 13.  More...

Obituaries

Mary Plont

Mary Isabell Plont, 76, a lifelong resident of DeTour Village, died Wednesday, June 18, 2014, at Evergreen Living Center in St. More...

Nancy Sawtelle

Nancy Hall Sawtelle, 85, of Drummond Island, was a diver and was very knowledgeable about Great Lakes shipwreck history. Mrs. Sawtelle died Friday, June 20, 2014, at Hospice of the EUP in Sault Ste. More...

James Campbell

James Robert Campbell, 79, of Carp River, passed away Thursday afternoon, June 19, 2014, at Hospice of the EUP in Sault Ste. Marie.  He was born August 14, 1934, to James and Hazel (nee Walker) Campbell in St. Ignace.  More...

Meeting Minutes - Free Access

St. Ignace City Council Minutes

City of St. Ignace Summary of Council Proceedings June 16, 2014  The Regular Council Meeting convened at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, June 2, 2014, in the Council Chambers at City Hall with Mayor Grondin presiding.   More...

Mustang Nabs Top Prize

Antiques on the Bay

Of the more than 70 classic cars of various styles on display in St. Ignace Saturday, June 21, in the Antiques on the Bay show, the grand prize for Best in Show went to Harold Mitchell of Sault Ste. More...

Historical Society Earns Award

Les Cheneaux

Celebrating the Les Cheneaux Historical Association’s outstanding preservation of local history, and promotion of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, the association received the Superior Award at the Historical Society of Michigan’s Upper More...

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Students Named to MSU Dean’s List

Local students named to the dean’s list for the 2014 spring semester at Michigan State University are Cole Christiansen, Stephanie Damron, Molly Paquin, Samantha Radecki, and Joe Snowaert, all of St. More...

Sports

North Sweeps 29th Annual Boys, Girls U.P. All-Star Games; 7 Boys Score Double Figures

The North boys and girls posted victories in the 29th annual Upper Peninsula All-Star Basketball classic at LaSalle High School Saturday, June 21.  This was the third consecutive year that St. More...

DeKeyser Records Ace at St. Ignace

Jim DeKeyser, Sr. carded his third hole-in-one at St. Ignace Golf Club Thursday, June 19.  Mr. DeKeyser recorded the ace on hole number 2. His playing partners were Louie Grondin, Jr. and Chuck Kingsberry. More...

Horseshoe League Results

Women’s AA: Hakola Logging 19, Wendricks Truss 41, Demwatting 18, Clyde’s Kinross 31, Ed’s Fish 22, Liz and Amber 13.  Women’s A: Chippewa Animal Clinic 29, Jodie and Tiffany 28, Eclipse Salon 36.  More...

Opinion

Surprised That U.P. Residents Are So Willing to Run Out a Company

To the Editor:  I am writing in regard to all of the comments that have been made about Graymont limestone plant being located in Rexton. More...

The Curious Ways Of the Library Millage

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Columns

Northern Primaries Get Downstate Attention

Michigan Politics

It’s a good bet that Republicans, thanks in part to their northern strength, will retain control of the Michigan legislature, but some lively primaries loom before the November 4 general election.  More...

Engadine & Gould City

A yoga class will be offered Thursday, June 26, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Erickson Center for the Arts in Curtis. Cost is $8 per class, and drop-ins are welcome.  More...

Rexton-Garnet

Summer has arrived on the wings of tiny, flying insects. The mosquitoes have taken over all of the outdoor activities and their numbers don’t seem to be diminishing.  Congratulations to Chris Berrera, son-in-law of Ron and Cindy Pongracz. More...


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