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Flu Shot Clinics Getting Underway

As winter approaches, so does influenza season. More...

D68 Virus Reported

A respiratory illness known as enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) that began infecting children in the Midwest has now spread to 42 states. The illness is a distant cousin of the polio virus and 25 cases have been confirmed across Lower Michigan. More...

News

Lights, Landscaping Will Be Repaired at Cedarville This Fall

Victorian-style streetlights and landscaping will be upgraded in downtown Cedarville this fall. The township board will spend up to $1,200 to replant trees and repair streetlights installed as part of a streetscape project nearly 20 years ago. More...

DuFresne to Speak at Cedarville

The Les Cheneaux Community Library will host author Jim DuFresne Wednesday, October 8, at 7 p.m. More...

Museum Previews Exhibit

Fort de Buade Museum curator Bill Peek with museum director Mary Beth Powers at the museum’s end of summer open house. More...

Sports

Football

Saints Remain Undefeated; Qualify for Playoffs   The St. More...

Area High School Sports Schedules

Football Schedule Friday, October 10 Onaway at St. Ignace Cedarville vs ETC at Rapid River Engadine at Bellaire Jo-Burg at Pickford Atlanta at Rudyard   More...

2014 Football Season Standings

Ski Valley Conference St. Ignace 6-0 Jo-Burg 5-1 Inland Lakes 5-1 Central Lake 4-2 Mancelona 3-3 Pickford 2-4 Gaylord SM 2-4 Onaway 2-4 Forest Area 1-5 Pellston 0-6   More...

Opinion

Enjoyed Story on Beagle Adoption

To the Editor:  We would like to thank The St. Ignace News for publishing the article on the laboratory beagle puppy in the September 25 issue. It was powerful, informative, and well written. More...

Columns

Television Ad War Escalates Up North

Michigan Politics

“Elections should be about ideas, but they’re mostly about ads.”  —Michigan Campaign Finance Network   More...

Les Cheneaux

Summer is over and it has been a week of cold and rainy weather, a bit hard to take after the preceding warm and sunny week we enjoyed. More...

Armed And Fueled By Alcohol Is Not A Good Mix

DEAL ME IN

Dear Mark:  Any time you go to a casino, there always seems to be a security guard at the door to greet you. My question is, are there any restrictions about taking firearms into a casino? We hope there are.  Sally F.   More...

State Urged to Get Involved at Line 5

Citizens called on Governor Rick Snyder Monday, October 6, to exert state authority to prevent a potentially catastrophic oil spill from Enbridge Energy’s Line 5 petroleum pipeline beneath the Straits of Mackinac. More...

Electric Bills May See Steep Increase

Unless federal regulators change their minds, people in the Upper Peninsula will see a dramatic increase in the price they pay for electricity, starting December 1. More...

Marina Looks for Payment Options

Eyes More Seasonal Slips, More Parking Spaces, Too, Director Tells Council

Payments on the St. Ignace City Marina will increase over the next couple years, rising from $47,085 to $76,562 next year and $84,987 the year after that. From then until 2026, payments will remain around $80,000.  More...

Drummond Island Hosts Fall Fest

The annual Fall on the Island Festival will be Friday, October 10, and Saturday, October 11, on Drummond Island.  More...

McDowell Spent Life As Farmer, Businessman

Glen Rye McDowell, 86, of Rudyard, was a longtime farmer who worked more than 60 years in the hay business. More...

Social

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Amy Winberg and Peter Clegg Join in Marriage

Amy Winberg of Hessel and Peter Clegg of Sault Ste. Marie were united in marriage Saturday, June 21, 2014, at First Union Church in Cedarville with Pastor Jeff Meyers officiating. The bride was given in marriage by her father, Roger Winberg.  More...

Kathleen Peterson and Timothy Watson Marry

Kathleen Jae Peterson of Asheville, North Carolina, formerly of St. Ignace, and Timothy John Watson of Marsh Harbor, Bahamas, were united in marriage Friday, August 15, 2014, at 4 p.m. More...

Obituaries

Donza T. Worden, Sr, OD

After a reunion party with family and old friends followed by a brief illness, Donza died peacefully, October 4, 2014, with all of his beloved and close family by his side, holding his hands. More...

Ida Lamoreaux

Ida M. Lamoreaux, 87, of Watertown, New York, died Sunday morning, October 5, 2014, at the home of her daughter and son-inlaw, Kathy and David McCabe. More...

Phyllis Carlson

Phyllis E. Carlson, 88, of Newberry, died Sunday, October 5, 2014, at Maple Ridge Adult Foster Care Home in McMillan.  She was born September 9, 1926, to Edward and Beulah (nee Marks) Stephens in Newberry.  Mrs. More...

Red Letter Days

Red Letter Days

Major Community Events in the Coming Year

October 2014  Fall Colors Bridge Race, October 11, Mackinaw City   November 2014  Holiday Bazaar, Museum Open House, Decorated Tree Auction, November 28 – 30, Cedarville   December 2014  More...

Public Meetings - Free Access

Public Meeting Calendar

Open Public Meetings  – Your Government at Work   Following is a schedule of open public meetings. This listing is for governmental and similar entities. More...

Meeting Minutes - Free Access

Clark Township Minutes

CLARK TOWNSHIP BOARD OF TRUSTEES REGULAR MEETING SEPTEMBER 17, 2014 AT 7:00 PM   More...


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