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Projects Could Aid Power Transmission

Straits Cable May Connect Peninsulas in Future

New power transmission projects on the horizon could put the Upper Peninsula in position to provide electricity to both U.P. More...

News

St. Ignace Mayoral, City Council Candidates Answer Student Questions at Forum

About 50 people attended the October 22 public forum in St. Ignace that gave people a chance to ask questions and gave the mayoral and city council candidates the chance to share their perspectives. More...

Public Encouraged to Take Part in Democratic Process

Questions Posed at Forum Show Topics of Interest

The St. Ignace Candidate Forum was an opportunity for voters and students to pose questions to the mayoral and city council candidates in the election Tuesday, November 3. More...

Voters Consider Road Millage

Residents of Hudson Township will vote on whether to renew a twomill road tax during the Tuesday, November 3, election. More...

Sports

Football

Defense Lifts Saints To 14-7 Win Over Fowler   The St. More...

Four Area Teams Qualify for MHSAA Football Playoffs

Saints, Eagles, Trojans, Panthers Qualify For Playoffs   Four area teams, St. Ignace, Cedarville, Engadine, and Pickford, have qualified for the Michigan High School Athletic Association football playoffs.  More...

Fundraiser Game, Chili Cook-off Is October 28

The public is invited to watch Pickford firefighters and emergency medical services crews compete in a basketball game against staff members from Pickford Public Schools at the school gymnasium Wednesday, October 28. More...

Opinion

Does Not Agree With Vote on Casino

To the Editor:  I am writing in regard to an article entitled “Casino Vote: No” that appeared in the October 22 issue of The St. Ignace News. More...

Columns

Reflections on Michigan and the Presidency

Michigan Politics

Although Vice President Gerald R. Ford of Grand Rapids became our nation’s 38th president (1974 to 1977), and others have tried, no one from Michigan has been elected president.  More...

Les Cheneaux

A magic show will take place Saturday, October 31, at 1:30 p.m. at the Les Cheneaux Community Library on Hodeck Street. The event will be especially fun for young people. Everyone is welcome.  More...

Mackinac Island

What a great weekend! About 3,000 runners participated in the Great Turtle Trail Run on Mackinac Island Saturday, October 24. More...

Polls Open Tuesday For City Elections

In Mackinac County, Garfield, Hudson Townships to See Proposals on Ballot

Election Day is Tuesday, November 3, and on the ballot in Mackinac County will be millage proposals in Garfield and Hudson townships as well as contested races for mayor and city council representatives in the City of St. Ignace. More...

Surveying of City Pipelines Complete

Residents and visitors to St. More...

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Violet Winkelman

BIRTH

Andy Winkelman and Emily MacGuire of Montevideo, Uruguay, announce the birth of a daughter, Violet Mae Winkelman, born Tuesday, September 8, 2015.  She weighed 10 pounds, 8 ounces at birth and measured 21.5 inches in length.  More...

Michael McNeely and Emily Sposito to Marry

ENGAGEMENT

Mark and Catherine Sposito of St. Ignace announce the engagement of their daughter, Emily Sposito, to Michael McNeely, both of St. Ignace. Mr. McNeely is the son of Michael McNeely and Renee Bruce, both of St. Ignace. More...

Obituaries

John ‘Jack’ Salter

John “Jack” H. Salter, 86, of Gould City, was employed as an electrical engineer at Inland Lime and Stone Company in Gulliver for 34 years. Mr. More...

Duane ‘Barney’ Brown

Duane Robert “Barney” Brown, 82, of Pickford, died at his home Wednesday morning, October 21, 2015, following a brief illness.  He was born June 8, 1933, the fourth of six children born to Gordon and Beatrice Ann (nee Miller) Brown i More...

Lawrence ‘Lorrie’ Ledy

Lawrence Earl “Lorrie” Ledy, 94, of Drummond Island, served during World War II in the United States Army Air Corps. Mr. Ledy died Monday, October 19, 2015, in Sault Ste. 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...

Meeting Minutes - Free Access

St. Ignace City Council Minutes

City of St. Ignace  Summary of Council Proceedings  October 19, 2015  The Regular Council Meeting convened at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, October 19, 2015, in the Council Chambers at City Hall with Mayor Grondin presiding.   More...


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