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Couple Flies WWII Plane to St. Ignace

St. Ignace residents who looked to the sky Friday, October 24 got a pleasant surprise in the form of a vintage North American AT-6 Texan airplane owned by Pontiac residents Bob and Kimberly Redner. More...

Traffic Solutions on Drawing Board

The City of Mackinac Island will undertake a multi-faceted approach to address the traffic and congestion problems downtown, and new measures will be implemented in time for next summer. More...

News

City Council Paid for September

St. Ignace City Council members were paid $1,430 for the month of September. The mayor receives $70 to attend council meetings and $60 to attend committee meetings or represent the city at events. More...

Students and State Police Partner to Collect 892 Pounds of Food for Needy

St. Ignace elementary and middle school students collected 344.6 pounds of food for needy families in a drive with local state police troopers to provide food to the St. Ignace Food Pantry. More...

St. Ignace Drafting Permits to Help Homeowners With Property Encroachments

Some older homes in St. Ignace, or their garages or outbuildings, are encroaching on city property, and the city wants to establish a permit policy that will give the homeowners some right to the land their homes are built on. More...

Sports

St. Ignace Saints, Cedarville Trojans Advance to District Football Finals

Saints Advance To District Finals With 35-0 Win Over Newberry   The St. Ignace Saints advanced to the district finals of Division 8 with a 35-0 win over the Newberry Indians at Saints Field Friday, October 31.  More...

Kreski, Causley Earn Dream Team Honors

Area Players Receive U.P. More...

Panthers Volleyball Posts Perfect 26-0 Season Record

Pickford Records First Perfect Season (26-0) in School History   The Pickford Panthers varsity volleyball team completed the regular season with a school record 26-0 overall mark after a 26-24, 12-25, 25-21, 29-27 Eastern Upper Peninsula Confere More...

Columns

‘Dark Money’ Tainted Supreme Court Races

Michigan Politics

In the last two election cycles, Michigan had the nation’s most costly state Supreme Court races - $18 million-plus in 2012, and more than $11 million in 2010.  More...

St. Ignace

Between rain and wind, the trees are bare and the temperatures are cool at night. The sun is always welcome, and the weather for the first of November has been calm. More...

Engadine Consolidated Schools

Parent volunteers provided a great Halloween party for our students in kindergarten through fifth grade last week. We have several volunteers who spend countless hours sharing their talents with our students and staff. More...

Breaking News - 11/5/2014 1:49 AM

Election Results - Free Access

Results of the November 4 General Election are posted in the Documents section. More...

Mackinac Bridge Finances Improve

Savings Account Expected to Fund First Phase of Roadbed Replacement

The Mackinac Bridge Authority (MBA) is saving for a $94 million roadbed replacement project to begin in nine years, and expects to have enough saved to fund the first phase of the project. More...

Public Puts Bridge, Trails Atop Goals List for State Park

In the eyes of the public, the top priorities for Straits State Park in St. Ignace include a bridge over I-75 to link the eastern and western sides of the park, development of nature trails, and a focus on the Father Marquette National Memorial. More...

Ambulance Costs Eyed in St. Ignace

Car Show Planning Suggestion, Citizen Comments Also Come Before Council

Ambulance service in St. Ignace, the public’s right to ask questions at city council meetings, and preparation for the 2015 St. Ignace Car Show were discussed by the St. Ignace City Council Monday, November 3.  More...

Social

Lucy and June Thierry

Jessica Nelson and Ben Thierry of Marquette announce the birth of twin daughters, Lucy Jean and June Ruth Thierry, born Tuesday, September 23, 2014, at Marquette General Hospital.  Lucy weighed 3 pounds, 14 ounces at birth and June weighed 3 pou More...

Anna Krause, Tyler Mapes

Joe and Sandy Krause of St. Ignace announce the engagement of their daughter, Anna Krause, to Tyler Mapes, son of Charles and Pamela Mapes, also of St. Ignace.  Miss Krause is a 2009 graduate of LaSalle High School. More...

Soup Luncheon Planned in Pickford

The Pickford Presbyterian Women’s Association will host a soup and salad luncheon and bazaar Saturday, November 8, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the church. Cost is $6 for adults and $3 for children age five to 12. More...

Obituaries

Ruth Barens

Ruth Helen Barens, 81, of Rudyard, died Thursday, October 16, 2014, in Clare County.  She was born March 13, 1933, the youngest of 12 children, to John and Aini (nee Laitala) Uponen on the family farm in Rudyard.  More...

Richard Wolfgang

Richard J. Wolfgang, 78, of Petoskey, formerly of Flushing and Port Austin, died Saturday, October 25, 2014, in his sleep, at Hiland Cottage in Petoskey.  He was born February 8, 1936, to Harold and Cecilia (nee Goretski) Wolfgang. More...

Joan Henderson

Joan Francis Henderson, 77, of Cedarville, died Sunday, November 2, 2014, at Cedar Cove Assisted Living Community in Cedarville.  She was born September 28, 1937, to Frank and Dorothy (nee Steele) Westover in Flint.  More...

Red Letter Days

Red Letter Days

Major Community Events in the Coming Year   November 2014  Holiday Bazaar, Museum Open House, Decorated Tree Auction, November 28 – 30, Cedarville   December 2014  Christmas Tree Lighting and Holiday Open House, December 5, 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...


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