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Rare Cars Cruise Through St. Ignace

Exotic Autos From Around the World Make a Stop During Transcontinental Rally

Fans of classic cars got a special treat in St. Ignace Monday, June 15, as the Halifax-to-San Francisco Trans-America Challenge road rally came into town with a variety of exotic automobiles from around the world. More...

News

Bills Directing $135 Million to Roads Would Spare Pure Michigan Funds

The state House passed two bills Wednesday, June 10, calling to divert $60 million a year in tribal gaming revenue and $75 million in tobacco settlement money from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) to the Michigan Transportation Fu More...

Newland, Litzner, Provo Elected to Board

Cloverland Electric Cooperative announced the results of the director elections Thursday, June 11. They are as follows:  Incumbent Director Richard Newland of DeTour Village was reelected in District A, receiving 573 votes. More...

Richard McKenzie, Jr. Case Advancing in 11th Circuit Court

No date has been set for a possible trial of Richard McKenzie, Jr., who is facing first degree murder and felony firearm charges in relation to the shooting death of his father, Richard McKenzie, last October. More...

Sports

Saints Basketball Camp Starts With Kindergarten Through 2nd Grade

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Pickford Munoscong Golf Club Home to New Fleet of Golf Bikes

The Munoscong Golf Club in Pickford, managed by Sonja Clegg, is home to perhaps the only fleet of golf bicycles in Michigan.  They were recently donated by Dr. More...

U.P. All-Star Game Set for Sat., June 20

The annual Upper Peninsula Girls and Boys All-Star Basketball game is scheduled for Marquette High School Saturday, June 20.  Special events contests will begin at 10 a.m. The girls game will tip off at noon, and the boys game will follow.  More...

Opinion

How Much Should Oil Company’s Words Reassure Us?

To the Editor:  The St. Ignace News deserves our appreciation for informing us about the issue of Enbridge’s Pipeline 5 traversing the Straits of Mackinac. More...

Columns

Northern Lawmakers Players on Roads Issue

Michigan Politics

Northern Michigan lawmakers are among key players in the Legislature’s long-running saga on how the state can fix the state’s deteriorating roads.  More...

Looking Back

100 YEARS AGO The St. Ignace Enterprise Thursday, June 17, 1915   The telegraph across the straits Is causing trouble again and a force of men with the steamer E. J. Laway, Jr., are engaged in making repairs to the cable.  More...

Mackinac Island

Saturday, June 6, was a beautiful day, when more than 900 runners gathered in front of the Windermere Hotel for the annual Lilac Festival race. There was a smell of lilacs in the air as they started the race. More...

Antique Car Show Is This Weekend

Classics Ready to Shine at St. Ignace

It’s time for classic cars of all kinds to shine in St. Ignace during this weekend’s 19th annual Antiques on the Bay car show. The show is open to all original or restored stock vehicles from 1990 and earlier. More...

Leopold Festival Highlights Nature

Coincides With Paddle Event This Weekend at Les Cheneaux Islands

Activities inspired by naturalist Aldo Leopold will take place on land and water Friday, June 19, through Sunday, June 21, at Hessel and Cedarville. More...

Social

NMU College Of Business Honors Eberts

Mary Eberts of Hessel (left) is honored by the Northern Michigan University College of Business at a recent scholarship and awards breakfast to close out the academic year. Ms. Eberts was awarded The Timothy Herbert Scholarship Fund and the Fred C. More...

Masonic Lodge Dinner Planned

The Masonic Lodge will sponsor a roast beef dinner Saturday, June 20, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the cafeteria at Les Cheneaux Community Schools in Cedarville. Cost is $12 for adults.   More...

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Obituaries

William ‘Bill’ Middleton

William “Bill” L. More...

Margaret Smith

Margaret E. Smith, 94, of Eaton Rapids, passed away peacefully Monday, June 15, 2015, at Eaton Community Palliative Care in Charlotte.  She was born August 7, 1920, to Arthur and Etta Spence.  Mrs. More...

Wilma Schmitigal

Wilma Schmitigal, 82, of Sault Ste. Marie, was a self-sufficient person who enjoyed growing and canning her own food and making quilts, clothing, and baby clothes for her family and many others. Mrs. 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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