November 19, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Eberts: Service Evokes Core Values

Military Veterans Honored at Cedarville, St. Ignace Programs

“Many veterans didn’t ask to leave their homes to fight on distant battlefields. Many didn’t even volunteer. They didn’t go to war because they loved fighting or killing. More...

News

Rebuilding Michigan’s Roads: Area Residents to See State Road Funding Increase

More than a billion dollars in new funding for roads and bridges will be generated over five years under a plan signed by Governor Rick Snyder Tuesday, November 10. More...

Legislative Road Funding Details

Bills signed by Governor Rick Snyder to fund the new Michigan road plan include House Bill 4736, which updates vehicle and motorcycle registration fees beginning January 1, 2017. More...

‘Upgrade Soo Locks,’ Senator Wayne Schmidt Urges Federal Government

Nearly 80% of all Great Lakes shipping traffic for one of the most important elements needed to fuel our economy — iron ore — passes through upper Michigan’s Soo Locks. More...

Obituaries

Philip Stevenson

Philip Stuart Stevenson, 79, of Pickford, died Saturday, November 14, 2015, at his home in Pickford, with his family at his side.  He was born June 13, 1936, to James and Ethel (nee Douglas) Stevenson in Sault Ste. Marie.  More...

Richard Trayser

Richard Walter Trayser, 88, of Mackinac Island, known as “Poppy” to his family, and “Mr. T” to employees, died Saturday, November 14, 2015, at his winter home in Cheboygan. More...

Grace Geisler

Grace Anna Geisler, 48, of Hessel, died Tuesday, November 10, 2015, in Sault Ste. Marie.  She was born August 21, 1967, to Peter and Dorothy (nee Windsor) Geisler in Bradenton, Florida.  Ms. 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...

Fitch to Be Paved; Truckey Will Wait

Fitch Street in St. Ignace is expected to be paved Wednesday, November 18, following 2.5 months of construction during a water main replacement project. More...

New Study Eyes Local Housing Needs and Market

Housing markets in St. Ignace, Mackinac Island, Sault Ste. Marie, and Newberry will be analyzed to identify areas of need and development potential. More...

Township and City Reach Fire Deal

A new fire agreement for Moran Township with the City of St. Ignace was approved Wednesday, November 4, at the township’s board of trustees meeting. The board met with St. More...

Sports

Saints Advance to Semifinals With Win Over Crystal Falls Forest Park Trojans

The St. Ignace Saints (11-1) advanced to the state semifinals in Division 8 with a 22-8 win over Crystal Falls-Forest Park (CFFP) Trojans at Saints Field Friday, November 13.  More...

Volleyball

All-League Volleyball  More...

Raiders, Eagles Fall in Regional Volleyball Semifinals

The DeTour Raiders and Engadine Eagles were defeated in the Class D volleyball regional semifinals in Mackinaw City Tuesday, November 10.  The Raiders lost the first two matches 25-18 and 25-8, DeTour won the third 25-21, and Pellston took the s More...

Columns

Lively Race Looms for Up North Congressional Seat

Michigan Politics

A lively campaign is shaping up to determine who will replace retiring three-term U.S. More...

Les Cheneaux

Congratulations to Alice Newton, who has been chosen Employee of the Month for November at Cedar Cove Assisted Living in Cedarville. Alice, who wears many hats, is always anxious to assist anyone, at any time. More...

Looking Back

125 YEARS AGO  The St. Ignace News  Saturday, November 22, 1890   The Maud Sammons, sunk at the mill dock last week, was raised by diver Dodd last Sunday.  •••  More...


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