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15-inch Snowfall Hampers Opening Day

Hunters Struggle to Reach Wooded Camps, While Snowstorm Drives Deer Herd Onto Migration Trails

Heavy snowfall driven by shifting, cold winds across the Upper Peninsula ended autumn, launched an early winter, and created a unique situation for deer hunters on opening day of firearm season Saturday, November 15. More...

News

Case Involving Terpening Goes to Circuit Court

The case against Stephanie Terpening moved to the 11th Circuit Court Monday, November 17, with arraignment set for Thursday, November 20. Ms. More...

St. Ignace First Grade Students Visit Evergreen Living Center to Honor Veterans

Generations came together for Veterans Day Tuesday, November 11, as first grade students from St. Ignace Area Schools came to the Evergreen Living Center to visit veterans. More...

Iraq War Veteran Josh Smith Shares Perspectives at Cedarville School Program

“The service members we honor on this day came from all walks of life, but they shared several fundamental qualities.  More...

Obituaries

Patrick Grogan

Patrick W. Grogan, 87, of Moran, died Tuesday evening, November 11, 2014, at the EUP Hospice House in Sault Ste. Marie.  He was born March 17, 1927, to William and Erma (nee Nickerson) Grogan in Detroit.  Mr. More...

Kathryn Bourdo

Kathryn M. Bourdo, 90, of Newberry, died Wednesday afternoon, November 12, 2014, at Helen Newberry Joy Hospital in Newberry.  She was born June 11, 1924, to Henry and Tressa (nee Twa) Weers in Marshall.  Mrs. More...

Hadley Turner

Hadley M. Turner, infant daughter of Michael Turner and Kimberly Richards of Newberry, died Tuesday, November 11, 2014, in Ann Arbor.  She was born September 27, 2014, in Marquette. She was transferred to Ann Arbor shortly after birth.  More...

Columns

Cawthorne’s Insightful Book on Mackinac Island

Michigan Politics

In Michigan, Mackinac Island is second to none in being steeped in history, tourism, and zesty politics, and as a gathering place for national and state political leaders.  More...

St. Ignace

The St. Ignatius Loyola Catholic Church Bazaar and Bake Sale will be Saturday, November 22, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the church basement. If you would like to rent a table for $10, contact the church at 906-643-6887. More...

Engadine Consolidated Schools

  Congratulations to our volleyball players and coaches for a great season. We are proud of our Eagles, and we appreciate the effort they put forth this season.  More...

$1 Million

Hope Chest Milestone Points To Support From Community

Hope Chest earned its one-millionth donated dollar Wednesday, November 12. The spender of the winning dollar was Becky Postma of St. More...

City DDA Curbs Spending in 2015

Scales Back Donations, Keeps Plans to Set Up Business Mini-grant Program in Future

The St. More...

Help Available To Keep the Heat On

The season of home heating bills is here, and for some, those costs may prove difficult to pay. Several area agencies and energy providers have programs to help keep the heat on this winter.  More...

Social

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Charlee Wender

BIRTH

Ryan and Randi Wender of Escanaba announce the birth of a daughter, Charlee Jane Wender, born Friday, October 24, 2014, at Dickenson County Hospital in Iron Mountain. More...

Sports

Cedarville Trojans Advance To 8-Man State Title Game Against Lawrence

The Cedarville Trojans made their first trip to the 8-Man football state semifinals and came away with an impressive 36-20 win over the Deckerville Eagles at Raiders Field in DeTour Saturday, November 15. More...

Bowling League Results

Bluewater League  Apollo Home Mortgage 49, Fred’s Pub 46, Mackinaw Trolley 44, The Wooden Door 38, Truck Stop Restaurant 25.  HTG/s: Mackinaw Trolley 446/1308; HIG: Lisa Litzner 181; HIS: Taryn Colegrove 466.  450-500 Series: Tar More...

Pickford Downs Engadine in Semi-finals: Panthers Defeated in Regional Finals

Panthers Dream Season Comes To an End at Regional Finals   The Pickford school record volleyball season came to an end at the Class D regional finals in Pellston after the Onaway Cardinals handed the Panthers a 19-25, 23- 25, 25-27 defeat Thursd More...

Opinion

Hope Chest Fulfills Multiple Needs

To the Editor:  More...

Questions Can Be Asked

To the Editor:  I was very upset when I read the headline in the November 6 issue of The St. Ignace News stating that I said citizens could not ask questions at council meetings. The headline was absolutely false.  More...

Let’s Be an Exporter, Not Importer, of Electrical Power

To the Editor:  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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