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Voters Seat 4 in City of St. Ignace

Litzner Is Mayor; Fullerton, Paquin, St. Louis Are Elected to City Council

Connie Litzner is the new mayor of St. Ignace, and Paul Fullerton, Luke Paquin, and Robert St. Louis were elected to the city council in polling Tuesday, November 3.  Mrs. More...

Open House Will Mark Foundation’s Community Impact

20 Years for St. Ignace Community Foundation

Sometimes doing the right thing at the right time can pay off for years into the future. That’s the case for the St. More...

News

Schaedig Calls for Opposition to Concealed Weapons in Michigan Schools

Local educators oppose concealed pistol licenses (CPL) that would allow people to carry concealed weapons at schools, and some are lobbying lawmakers to share their views. More...

Tribal Representative Added to Pipeline Safety Advisory Board

Homer Mandoka of the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potowatomi has been appointed to the Michigan Pipeline Safety Advisory Board, Governor Rick Snyder announced Thursday, November 5.  The appointment was made to add a board member representing a More...

Two Suspects Arrested in Conjunction with Cedarville Armed Robbery

Two suspects are jailed in Mackinac County following an armed robbery that took place Saturday, November 7, in Cedarville when a man entered the Arfstrom Pharmacy at 2:15 p.m., displayed a weapon, and demanded to be given morphine. More...

Sports

Strong Defense, Balanced Offense Lift Saints to District Title Over Cardinals

The St. Ignace Saints used a strong defensive effort and a balanced running attack to post a 16- 8 Division 8 championship win over the host Johannesburg- Lewiston Cardinals Friday, November 6. More...

Engadine Eagles Win 2015 District Volleyball Title

Engadine won their 11th district championship in Kathy Miller’s 18th season as head coach Thursday, November 5, at Newberry.  The Eagles and Indians battled for five games with Engadine coming out on top 25-19, 22-25, 25-19, 23-25, and 15- More...

St. Ignace Falls to Harbor Springs in District Semifinals

The St. Ignace Saints fell to the Harbor Spring Rams 25-23, 23-25, 19-25, 16-25 during the Class C districts at the St. More...

Columns

Northern Republicans Backed Road Package

Michigan Politics

Northern Michigan’s Republican legislators were solid in voting for the controversial road repair package that at long last was passed with the blessing of Governor Rick Snyder. More...

Looking Back

125 YEARS AGO The St. Ignace News Saturday, November 15, 1890 More...

Rexton-Garnet

If your main source of heat for the winter is wood, this past week was the perfect time to stack that last cord. The weather has been more than cooperative for outdoor projects.  More...

Cedarville Marine Recognized

Cedarville Marine was named 2015 Business of the Year at the Les Cheneaux Islands Chamber of Commerce annual banquet Wednesday, November 4. Originally a Texaco gas station, the facility was purchased by Dan and Sally Carmichael in 1984. More...

Volunteer Efforts Earn Award

“We work hard, but we have fun,” said Margie Denoyer of the Les Cheneaux Beautification Committee, the group named 2015 Nonprofit Organization of the Year by the chamber of commerce. More...

2015 Season Was Best One in Years, Businesses Report

Communities throughout the Straits of Mackinac and Eastern Upper Peninsula agree that 2015 was a remarkable summer season, filled with many happy tourists visiting northern Michigan. More...

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Katie Spencer, Jason Lisko

Katie Lynn Spencer and Jason Gregory Lisko, both of Bourbonnais, Illinois, were united in marriage Saturday, July 11, 2015, at 1 p.m. at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel in Darien, Illinois, with Father Gavin Quinn officiating. More...

West and Wallis To Be Wed

Bree West and Robert Wallis announce their engagement.  Parents of the couple are Lucy West and Terrence Smith of Kincheloe, John West of Connecticut, Mark Wallis of Pickford, and Sheri Mastaw of Sault Ste. More...

Obituaries

Robert ‘Bob’ LaPoint

Robert F. “Bob” LaPoint, 85, of Drummond Island, was an entrepreneur who enjoyed working. He owned and operated several different types of businesses over the years and enjoyed the challenges of each one. More...

Kumsun Piippo

Kumsun Piippo, 60, of Rudyard, died Sunday, November 8, 2015, in Sault Ste. Marie.  She was born August 27, 1955, to Yon Ho and Ok Pun (nee Ah) Chu in Inchon, Korea.  Mrs. Piippo grew up in Korea. More...

Wendy Williams

Wendy Stock Williams, daughter of the late Governor G. Mennen and Nancy Williams, who grew up in the summers on Mackinac Island in the governor’s residence and, later, at the family cottage on the West Bluff, died Monday, November 2, 2015. 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...

Meeting Minutes - Free Access

St. Ignace City Council Minutes

City of St. Ignace  Summary of Council Proceedings  November 2, 2015  The Regular Council Meeting convened at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, November 2, 2015, in the Council Chambers at City Hall with Mayor Grondin presiding.   More...


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