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FrogFest Is Saturday

Water Ecology Is Focus at Les Cheneaux

“Even if you can’t see or smell a change, a tiny difference in water quality can have a big effect,” said Les Cheneaux Watershed Council President Bob Smith, addressing a key issue underlying FrogFest, the organization’s upcom More...

News

Moran Home Art Studio Tour Showcases Artists’ Painting, Woodworking, and Glass

  Above: Nancy Roggenbuck stands in the show room of her late husband, Otto Roggenbuck, a woodworker, with her daughter, Nicole Hammond of Owosso, during the Home Art Studio Tour in Moran Sunday, June 22. More...

Stones Skip at Island Shore

Justin “Bugsy Rocker” Sailor of Baraga won the amateur division of the International Stone Skipping and Gerplunking Competition held on Mackinac Island Friday, July 4. Mr. More...

Les Cheneaux Community Welcomes Crowds for Fourth of July Events

Activities and Fundraisers Report Particularly Strong Turnout

A week of events and a stream of visitors to the Les Cheneaux Islands area proved to be a good time and good for business, said Greg Wagner, president of the Les Cheneaux Islands Chamber of Commerce. More...

Opinion

Explaining How a DDA Tax Capture Works

To the Editor:  This letter is being written in response to the letter in the June 26 issue of The St. Ignace News from Edwin M. Kaiser entitled “The Curious Ways of the Library Millage.”  More...

Columns

Benishek and Cannon Address VA Mess

Michigan Politics

Among Michigan’s 14 congressional districts, none has current candidates of both parties with the background to address the mess in the Veterans Administration as those in the 1st District that spans both peninsulas.  More...

Brevort

Many people took it easy over the Fourth of July holiday. There were fireworks at both Brevort Lake and in St. Ignace. It was good that the mosquitoes seemed to have abated a bit.  More...

DeTour

What a beautiful Fourth of July weekend. Everyone seemed to be in great spirits. Both the classes of 1979 and 1989 had well-attended class reunions to get the holiday started Thursday, July 3.  More...

County Buildings See Repair Work

Some upgrades at the Mackinac County administration complex are complete, others are underway, and more are scheduled as part of this year’s initiative to correct longstanding wear, increase efficiency, and maintain safe facilities. More...

Public Can Speak At Start of Meeting Only, Mayor Says

Public comments at St. More...

Social

MacKenzie Sims Commissioned Into United States Army

MacKenzie Sims was commissioned into the United States Army as a second lieutenant during ceremonies Friday, May 2, in East Lansing. More...

Michael Wilk Earns Spot on Dean’s List

Michael Wilk of St. Ignace was named to the dean’s list for the spring 2014 semester at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He is majoring in criminology and law studies.   More...

Northern Michigan University Dean’s List Names Local Students

Local students named to the dean’s list for the winter 2014 semester at Northern Michigan University are Sarah Bryer of Brimley, Peter Duman and Jessica Duncan, both of Cedarville, Noah Clock and Kelsie Soder, both of Curtis, Victoria Dresbach More...

Obituaries

Donald Honnila

Donald Richard Honnila, 79, of Fort Worth, Texas, formerly of Cedarville, died Sunday, July 6, 2014, at North Hills Hospital in North Richland Hills, Texas.  He was born July 1, 1935, to George and Delia Honnila in Highland Park.  More...

Susan Poglese

Susan M. Poglese, 82, formerly of Hessel, died Wednesday, July 2, 2014, in Redford.  She was born December 1, 1931, to Carl and Eleanor (nee Scarfone) Poglese in Sault Ste. Marie.  More...

Pamela Movalson

Pamela Jean Movalson, 63, of Perry, died Wednesday, June 25, 2014.  She was born November 4, 1950, to Stanley and Phyllis Tomasik in Dearborn.  She married Charles Movalson October 11, 1974, in Troy.  Mrs. More...


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