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Rosary May Tell New Story at Fort

250-year-old Relic Found in the Ground

Archeologists at Colonial Michilimackinac made a rare discovery of a nearly intact rosary in House E of the Southeast Rowhouse. More...

News

Swimming Pool Meeting Pushed Back to Mid-July for City, School

The City of St. Ignace and St. Ignace Area Schools will meet to discuss what should be done about the dilapidated community swimming pool on the school property. More...

Travel Writers Soon Coming To Straits Area From China

A Chinese television production team and freelance travel writers will visit St. More...

City Council to Hold Workshop and Discuss City Budget for 2016

St. Ignace City Council will hold a budget workshop at which the city budget for 2016 will be discussed at 6 p.m., before the regularly scheduled city council meeting Monday, July 20, at City Hall.   More...

Sports

Annual Softball Tournament at Curtis Scheduled to Start July 17

The 40th Annual Swamper Softball Tournament will be Friday, July 17, and Saturday, July 18, at the Portage Township Recreation Area in Curtis.  More...

Munoscong Golf League Results

Mixed Double League Results Reported July 16, 2015   The following results are from the Munoscong Mixed Double League played Sunday, July 5:  First Place: Foursome of Tom and Yvonne Newton and Dorothy Mc- Dowell and Paul Contreau, with a sc More...

Horseshoe League Results

Reported July 16, 2015   Women’s AA: Wendrick’s Truss 63, Clyde’s Kinross 43, Chippewa Animal Clinic 35, Eclipse Salon 35, Hakola Logging 35, DeMawating Development 26, Dan’s Dolls 19.  More...

Columns

Snyder Upbeat on Northern Economy

Michigan Politics

Governor Rick Snyder, while attending the National Cherry Festival Saturday, expressed optimism about the Up North economy, vowed “more relentless positive action” for a funding fix on roads, and said he has no second thoughts about remov More...

Looking Back

100 YEARS AGO The St. Ignace Enterprise Thursday, July 15, 1915 More...

Brevort

John and Carol Faye Watson and Kirk and Tara Sanford entertained the Gustafson families with a steak fry the weekend of the Fourth of July.  More...

Fish Feast Is This Saturday at Marina

Heritage, Music, Food Make This a St. Ignace Favorite

Fish Feast, paying homage to the historical importance of commercial fishing in the Mackinac Straits area, will bring families, friends, fun, and food to the St. Ignace Marina Saturday, July 18. More...

U.P. Ad Campaign Sees MBA Support

The Mackinac Bridge Authority (MBA) pledged up to $75,000 in support of a new Pure Michigan advertising campaign that will feature the Upper Peninsula. More...

Social

Local Students Are on NMU Dean’s List

Local students named to the dean’s list for the winter 2015 semester at Northern Michigan University are Emily Hepker, Annemarie Horn, Rebecca LaLonde, Landon Oliver, Jaici Shiemke, and Patrick Sweeney*, all of St.  More...

Grand Valley State University Names Students to Dean’s List

Local students named to the dean’s list for the winter 2015 semester at Grand Valley State University are Sarah Cullip and Torie Litzner, both of St. More...

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Obituaries

Edward Sherlund

Edward Ruben Sherlund, 89, of Cedarville, died Friday, July 10, 2015, in Sault Ste. Marie.  He was born February 20, 1926, to Ruben and Nancy (nee Linderman) Sherlund in Cedarville.  More...

Ruth Budlong

Ruth Marie Budlong, 89, of Sault Ste. Marie, formerly of DeTour Village, died Friday, July 10, 2015, in Sault Ste. Marie. More...

Samuel Lennox

Samuel Herbert Lennox, 72, of Curtis, passed away Friday, June 26, 2015, in Olathe, Kansas.  He was born November 25, 1942, to Samuel and Pearl (nee Barker) Lennox in Munising.  Friends knew him as a quiet, loving, man who valued laughter, 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

St. Ignace City Council Minutes

City of St. Ignace Summary of Council Proceedings July 6, 2015  The Regular Council Meeting convened at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, July 6, 2015, in the Council Chambers at City Hall with Mayor Grondin presiding. More...


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