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Co-op May Soon Set Its Own Rates

Community Meetings Planned

Cloverland Electric Cooperative could be able to set its own electricity rates by next January, if the board of directors decides to return to member regulation. More...

News

Lee Chatfield To Host Local Office Hours on September 28

State Representative Lee Chatfield will be available to meet with people during office hours Monday, September 28, from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the Driftwood Restaurant in St. Ignace.  No appointment is needed to meet with Mr. Chatfield. More...

Colorado Yooper Annual Picnic Is Scheduled for September 27

The Colorado Yoopers will gather for their annual picnic at noon Sunday, September 27, at Sterne Park in Littleton, Colorado. More...

‘On the Waterfront’ Car Show Draws Unique Collection to Downtown St. Ignace

The Richard Crane Memorial Truck Show was accompanied by the Mackinac Sales “On the Waterfront” car show in St. Ignace Saturday, September 19, alongside North State Street in the parking lot of the former IGA grocery store. More...

Obituaries

Joan Vallier

Joan Faith Vallier, beloved “Aunt Joanie” to many in our community, RN-extraordinaire, intrepid traveler, and minister to many, passed away at age 86 on Monday, September 14, 2015 at Evergreen Living Center in St. Ignace.  More...

Opinion

Give Fair Warning to Event-goers Before Issuing Tickets

To the Editor:  We were recently in St. Ignace, where we spend several weeks every year. A few years ago, we bought a house in St. Ignace, to get away from big city life and to be closer to family.  More...

Electric Co-Op Move Is Not in Members’ Best Interests

To the Editor:  In the coming weeks, Cloverland Electric Co-Op (CEC) will hold six community meetings explaining Member Regulation. Members should make an effort to attend a meeting, listen, ask questions, and get informed.  More...

Public Meetings - Free Access

Public Meeting Calendar

Following is a schedule of open public meetings. This listing is for governmental and similar entities. Meetings of social and civic groups that are open to the public are listed in the Community Calendar, published at www.stignacenews.com. More...

U.P. Gets 9-1-1 Text Service

Significant Improvement For Emergency Program

Emergency text messages to 9-1-1 can now be made anywhere in the Upper Peninsula where a cellular phone can receive a signal. More...

Bridge Run Is Saturday

Waterfront Oktoberfest Follows

The second Mighty Mac Bridge Race will bring more than 340 runners to St. Ignace Saturday, September 26. More...

Social

Crossword Puzzle

Full Story

Kristina France, Justin Belmont Wed

WEDDING

Saturday, August 15, 2015, turned out to be a beautiful day for the wedding of Kristina Kelly France and Justin Micah Belmont. The couple was united in marriage at Ste. More...

Sports

Football

Saints Remain Perfect At 4-0 In Ski Valley   St. Ignace remains perfect at 4-0 in the Ski Valley Conference after a 34- 0 win over the Inland Lakes Bulldogs at Saints Field Friday, September 18.  More...

Jr. Saints to Hold Can Drive

Junior Saints Football is having a pop can drive after school Monday, September 28. If you would like to drop off cans early, please bring them to the Zodiac Party Store anytime. Call Tex for earlier pick up at (231) 330-9729.   More...

Volleyball

Saints, Bays Battle To Five Matches   St. Ignace and Brimley battled for five volleyball matches before the Saints outlasted the Bays 25-21, 11- 25, 25-19, 17-25, and 15-13 at the St. Ignace Middle School Thursday, September 17.  More...

Columns

Competitive Race Looms For 1st District Open Seat

Michigan Politics

Over the decades, what currently is the sprawling 1st District of threeterm U.S. More...

Rexton-Garnet

This past weekend was full of plenty of sights and sounds of the Upper Peninsula. The Richard Crane Memorial Truck Show in St. Ignace proved to be a hit with many of the folks in our tiny towns. More...

Looking Back

125 YEARS AGO  The St. Ignace News  Saturday, September 27, 1890   More...


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