October 8, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Moehl Honored for Achievement

Dick Moehl’s vision, inspirational leadership, and collaboration to preserve history and make Mackinaw City and environs a better place have earned him a Lifetime Achievement Award from the people of Emmet County. More...

News

Mackinac County Potato Farm Development On Hold

Price fluctuations in corn and bean markets have prevented Walther Farms from finding a partner to help farm 5,000 acres of land north of US-2 in Moran and Hendricks townships. More...

City Election Candidate Forum Will Take Place October 22

A Candidate Forum will take place Thursday, October 22, at 7 p.m. at LaSalle High School gymnasium to give the public an opportunity to hear from candidates for St. Ignace mayor and city council seats in the November 3 election.  More...

Transparency Questions Raised at Cloverland Presentation

By Stephanie Fortino  As Cloverland Electric Cooperative’s directors consider eliminating the Public Service Commission from rate scrutiny and setting electric rates themselves, customers are asking more questions about the board’s r More...

Obituaries

Mitchell Snyder

Mitchell Alan Snyder, 17, of St. Ignace, died Friday, October 2, 2015, in St. Ignace.  Mitchell was born to Brent Snyder and Debra Brandstrom November 15, 1997, in Petoskey.  More...

Linda Brusseau

Linda E. Brusseau, 78, of Newberry, passed away Saturday evening, October 3, 2015, at Helen Newberry Joy Hospital in Newberry.  She was born February 26, 1937, to Lars and Maxine (nee Robinson) Erickson in Tustin.  Mrs. More...

Minnie Erskine

Minnie Mae Erskine, 85, of Chelsea, formerly of Moran, died Sunday, October 4, 2015, at her home.  She was born April 14, 1930, to Kenneth and Harriet (nee Stofer) Piatt in Monroe.  Mrs. More...

Opinion

Entire Community of St. Ignace Shares in Experience of Loss

To the Editor:  More...

Yes, St. Ignace Community Has a Lot to Offer

To the Editor:  Thank you for the very interesting article about newcomers moving to St. Ignace [The St. Ignace News October 1, 2015]. I was born and raised here, was gone for 50 years, but returned home after being away all those years. More...

Public Meetings - Free Access

Public Meeting Calendar

Following is a schedule of open public meetings. This listing is for governmental and similar entities. More...

Hearing Thursday On Casino Plans

The proposed Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians casino project will receive a public hearing Thursday, October 8, in the multi-purpose room of the Mackinaw City Public Schools, and Village Council President Robert Heilman, a member of the vil More...

Therrian Contract Renewed to 2016

Les Therrian’s contract as city manager was renewed for another year at the Monday, October 5, council meeting. More...

1,340 ATVs Trek the Mighty Mac

‘A Blast,’ Riders Say, as They Cross Mackinac Bridge in Inaugural St. Ignace Event

For the first time Saturday, October 3, the Trek the Mighty Mac off-road vehicle (ORV) crossing of the Mackinac Bridge drew 1,340 vehicles and more than 2,400 people. More...

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Brian Meehan Earns Economics Degree

Brian Meehan was recently awarded a Doctor of Philosophy degree in economics from Florida State University.  A 2004 graduate of Rudyard High School, he has earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Northern Michigan University and a Master of Art More...

Sports

Football

Saints Wins SVC, Qualify For Playoffs With 60-0 Home Win Over Mancelona   The St. More...

Volleyball

Rudyard 2-6 at Onaway Invitational   The Rudyard Bulldogs went 2-6 during the Onaway Invitational Saturday, October 3.  The Bulldogs split with Charlevoix 25-21 and 23-25, split Central Lake 23-25 and 25-18, lost to Alcona 15-25 and 15-25, More...

Five Students Place at St. Ignace Punt, Pass and Kick Competition

Pictured left to right: Jillian Fraser, Evan Arnold, Ethan McLean, Tabitha Shepard, and Tayah Shepard, all of St. Ignace, participated in the Punt, Pass and Kick competition at McCann field in St. Ignace Sunday, October 4. More...

Columns

Snyder Appoints Third Supreme Court Justice

Michigan Politics

Long after they leave office, presidents and governors often leave a lingering political impact in the nation and states through their Supreme Court appointees, who tend to grow old on the bench.  So it will be with Republican Governor Rick Snyd More...

St. Ignace

Another beautiful fall week has passed and each day was enjoyable.  Betty Johnson of Newberry was a recent visitor in St. Ignace. She tells me that she visits here often and likes the smaller towns.  More...

Looking Back

125 YEARS AGO  The St. Ignace News  Saturday, October 11, 1890   A raffle for a horse will come off at Crinklow’s saloon this evening at 8 o’clock sharp.  •••  More...


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