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Dragster Ready to Roar

280-mph Land Missile Coming to June 25 Show

Some cars are faster than others, like Kaukauna, Wisconsin resident Al Roerig’s National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Top Alcohol dragster. More...

News

Enbridge Energy Conducts Line 5 External Inspections Beneath the Straits

Enbridge Energy has been conducting external inspections of the Line 5 dual petroleum pipeline beneath the Straits of Mackinac this week. The goal is to provide structural integrity data for the company. More...

St. Onge, Bonacci, Legault Elected To Cloverland Electric Board

The election results for the Cloverland Electric Cooperative board of directors are as follows:  More...

MDOT Inspects Cut River Bridge in Mackinac County for Future Projects

Work started Tuesday, June 14, on the US-2 bridge over the Cut River in Mackinac County, where the Michigan Department of Transportation is inspecting the bridge and taking measurements for future painting and potential repair projects. More...

Sports

HORSESHOE LEAGUE RESULTS

Women’s AA: Wendrick’s Truss 34, Clyde’s Kinross 33, Demawating Development 21, Lisa and Amanda 20, Jodi and Tiffany 18, Superior Touch Painting 18, Hakola Logging 13, Ed’s Floor Covering 12, Terrie and Bella 10.  More...

St. Ignace Will Host High School Football Training Camp

The Saints football field on Mc- Cann Street and LaSalle High School will host a high school football camp from Friday, June 17, to Sunday, June 19. More...

Seven Area Players To Play in Upper Peninsula All-Star Game

Seven area basketball players will play in the 31st Upper Peninsula All-Star basketball game in Marquette Saturday, June 18.  Abbey Ostman, Natalee Lee, and Gage Kreski will represent the St. More...

Columns

Dem Hopefuls Differ on Line 5

Michigan Politics

The two Democratic contenders seeking to replace retiring 1st District U.S. More...

St. Ignace

Warmer weather has finally arrived. I hope we have good weather for the 20th annual Antiques on the Bay car show this weekend. More...

Les Cheneaux

It was good that Norine Rudd and her daughter, Mary Sue, were able to spend a few days here in Les Cheneaux with friends and relatives. They were surprised to see some of the changes here and they especially enjoyed seeing the lilacs. More...

Breaking News - 6/21/2016 1:56 PM

New Digital Edition Debuts This Week - Free Access

This week we introduce a new eEdition of the newspaper, which we are sure you will like. It combines and replaces the best elements of the three digital editions you have been enjoying, PageView, Flipbook and PDF Index. More...

Antique Cars to Shine This Saturday at Marina

The Antiques on the Bay Car Show at St. Ignace will feature a rally across the Mackinac Bridge Friday, June 17, and a car display at the St. Ignace Marina Saturday, June 18. This year’s show will be the first fully organized by the St. More...

New Report Looks at Local Housing

A new report that analyzes the housing market throughout the Upper Peninsula will provide local municipalities and private developers data and information to fill housing needs. More...

Singleton Leads Marina

New Director Steps Out of Coast Guard Role, And Into City One

Michael Singleton joined the U.S. Coast Guard when he was 19, and for the next 20 years he worked in seven stations, from St. Petersburg, Florida to Ketchikan, Alaska, including St. Ignace from 2005 to 2008, returning to St. Ignace in 2013. More...

Social

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Postma Earns Music Degree From Spring Arbor University

Morgan Postma of St. Ignace was graduated magna cum laude from Spring Arbor University Saturday, May 14, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in music.  She is the daughter of Brandon and Rebecca Postma of St. Ignace.   More...

Brock, Berry Earn Degrees From Bay de Noc College

Local students graduated from Bay de Noc Community College after completing the winter 2015 semester are Casey Brock of Curtis, who earned an Associate in Applied Science degree in the office systems/ medical office specialist program, and Scott Berr More...

Obituaries

Clifford Spencer

Clifford Merle Spencer, 84, of Pickford, died Sunday, June 12, 2016, at his home.  He was born March 23, 1932, to Edgar and Victoria Jane (nee Cook) Spencer in Mackinac County.  Mr. Spencer grew up in Cedarville. More...

Therese Mackin

Known for her beautiful and contagious smile, Therese Mary (Fenlon) Mackin, 88, of St. Ignace passed away Tuesday, June 7, 2016 in East Jordan. She was born October 21, 1927 in St. Ignace to Michael and Anna Bridget (Rhoades) Fenlon. More...

Haskell ‘Hack’ Willeford

Haskell L. “Hack” Willeford, 76, of Drummond Island and Canton, Texas, passed away Thursday afternoon, June 9, 2016, at Mackinac Straits Health System in St. Ignace. More...

Public Meetings - Free Access

Public Meeting Calendar

Following is a schedule of open public meetings. The 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...


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