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Incumbents Win In Tribal Election

Payment-Massaway Race Sees Narrow Margin

The Sault Ste. More...

‘Biggest’ Parade Is Sunday at Curtis

The 43rd Independence Day Celebration in Curtis will be Sunday, July 3, and the day of activities will feature a parade, arts and craft sale, concerts, a boat parade, and fireworks. More...

News

1st Congressional Race Too Close to Call; One to Watch Right to Election Night

For people south of Traverse City, the sheer immensity of the size of Michigan’s First Congressional District is difficult to grasp. More...

Michigan Pipeline Safety Advisory Board to Meet September 19

The next Michigan Pipeline Safety Advisory Board meeting will be Monday, September 19, in Lansing. More...

Michael Olujic Chosen as New CEO of Kewadin Casinos

Michael Olujic has been hired as the new CEO of Kewadin Casinos. He was selected by an independent interview panel after a national search, and he will join the staff Monday, July 11.  More...

Obituaries

Ronald Cotton

Ronald C. Cotton, 71, of Moran Township near St. Ignace, passed away Monday evening, June 20, 2016, at the EUP Hospice House in Sault Ste. More...

Charles ‘Pat’ Newell and Naomi ‘Doty’ Newell

A funeral for Charles Patrick “Pat” Newell and Naomi Elaine “Doty” Newell will be Wednesday, July 6, at R. Galer Funeral Home in Pickford. More...

Cornelia ‘Connie’ Hesselink

A graveside memorial service for Cornelia “Connie” Hesselink will be Thursday, June 30, at 2 p.m. at North Rudyard Cemetery in Rudyard Township.  Mrs. Hesselink died February 1, 2106, at Hearthside Assisted Living in Sault Ste. 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...

Meeting Minutes - Free Access

St. Ignace City Council Minutes

City of St. Ignace Summary of Council Proceedings June 20, 2016  The Regular Council Meeting convened at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, June 20, 2016, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, with Mayor Litzner presiding.   More...

Breaking News - 6/29/2016 6:41 AM

Look at Our New Digital Edition - 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...

New Events Begin In Summer Lineup

Every day throughout the summer, downtown St. Ignace will be the site of either live musical performances, outdoor movie showings, walking tours along the boardwalk, or educational and entertaining museum activities. All of the events are free.  More...

Internet Survey To Gauge EUP Access

The results of a new Internet survey will be used to encourage private companies to improve high-speed Internet access in the Eastern Upper Peninsula. More...

Social

Local Students Are Named On Dean’s List

Local students named to the dean’s list for the winter 2016 semester at Northern Michigan University are Jared Helms, Annemarie Horn, Rebecca LaLonde, and Patrick Sweeney, all of St.  More...

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Full Story

Bob and Doris Christie

ANNIVERSARY

Bob and Doris (nee Ford) Christie of Trenton celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary June 15. More...

Opinion

‘Remember Me? I Am Your Flag’

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

To the Editor:  Many people forget as the flag passes by to salute or remove their hat.  I haven’t seen this flag [article] in a newspaper for many years. More...

Columns

A Wave of Great Lakes Issues

Michigan Politics

There has been another surge in Great Lakes controversies across Michigan’s political landscape, ranging from the Governor’s Office to a four-county state House district that spans four shoreline counties.  More...

Figure Out What Motivates You to Do Good Work

Think Outside, No Box Needed: Advice for Growing Your Business

Observing someone doing good work and recognizing good work after it is finished doesn’t mean that you can replicate that same good work. What is it that you consider when you observe someone doing good work? Think about that for a moment. More...

St. Ignace

What a great weekend we had for the 41st St. Ignace Car Show, with bright, sunny skies and warm temperatures. The town was filled with thousands of spectators enjoying the beautiful cars. More...


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