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Rendezvous Is Cultural Celebration

Traditional Native American dancers circled around the host drums during the 10th annual Rendezvous at the Straits Powwow at the Father Marquette National Memorial Saturday, August 27. More...

News

Lamprey Control Planned for Creek in Mackinac County

Lampricides will be applied to Steeles Creek in Mackinac County to kill sea lamprey larvae burrowed in the stream bottom. Applications will be conducted on or about Tuesday, September 6, to Thursday, September 15, in accordance with state permits. More...

Art and Music Festival Will Be This Saturday at Curtis

The 17th annual Art on the Lake Art and Music Festival will be Saturday, September 3, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Erickson Center Park in Curtis. This year’s show will include more than 40 art vendors.  More...

No One Hurt as Vehicle Catches Fire on I-75

An Ontario couple heading south watched their Oldsmobile Bravada go up in flames last Friday, August 26, on I-75 south of Sault Ste. Marie. No one was hurt in the accident.  More...

Sports

Saints Win Opener; Will Face Tough Muskegon Catholic Crusaders This Week

The St. Ignace Saints cruised to an easy victory over the Inland Lakes Bulldogs with a 44-0 win during parents night at Saints Field Friday, August 26.  More...

St. Ignace JV Takes On Petoskey in First Game

St. Ignace JV football player Lane Matson tries to make defenders miss during the Saints first game of the season at home against Petoskey Friday, August 26. The Saints fell to the Northmen 24-8. More...

Cedarville Trojans Capitalize On Turnovers To Take Down Rudyard Bulldogs

The Cedarville Trojans were able to convert off of the Bulldogs mistakes and make big plays of their own Thursday, as they held off the Rudyard Bulldogs, who were playing their first game of 8- man football in the Bridge Alliance, 36-16.  More...

Columns

Cheers to the National Park Service

Michigan Politics

Both of Michigan’s peninsulas, with an island in between, are important parts of the history of the National Park Service, which last week celebrated its 100th anniversary.  More...

Les Cheneaux

The following account was printed in the Les Cheneaux News column in July 1988:  More...

Mackinac Island

Folks are enjoying the beauty of Mackinac Island and all the flowers in full bloom. The kites flying high over Windermere Point are an amazing sight. The grass, which is so green all over, looks like velvet. More...

59th Mackinac Bridge Walk Will Be Monday

Up to 50,000 people are expected to attend the 59th annual Mackinac Bridge Walk on Labor Day, Monday, September 5. More...

Mighty Mac Swim Pits Athletes Against Straits

About 40 swimmers from across the country will swim the Straits of Mackinac in a Mighty Mac Swim that takes place concurrent with the Mackinac Bridge walk on Labor Day, Monday, September 5. More...

Doug Noble Earns Top Highway Dept. Award

After beginning his career with the state highway department as a youth worker, Doug Noble of Moran worked his way through the ranks, eventually becoming supervisor, managing two garages and three traveling road crews. Often, it is Mr. More...

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Engadine High School Class of 1966 Gathers for 50th Reunion in Gould City

At right: The Engadine High School class of 1966 held their 50th class reunion Saturday, July 30, at Scott’s Point Park in Gould City.  More...

Frazier Earns Bachelor of Science Degree From GVSU

Cassandra Frazier was graduated from Grand Valley State University Saturday, April 30, where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in allied health science. She is working as an emergency medical scribe at Spectrum Health in Grand Rapids. More...

Obituaries

Stanley ‘Ken’ Stott

Stanley “Ken” Kenneth Stott, 56, of Sault Ste. Marie, passed away Thursday morning, August 18, 2016.  He was born January 30, 1960, to Stanley and Cathleen (nee Foerde- Olsen) Stott in Sault Ste. Marie.  Mr. More...

John ‘Jack’ St. Amour

John Gary “Jack” St. Amour passed away peacefully Friday, August 19, 2016, at his home in Cheboygan, with his family by his side, after a long illness with cancer. He was 69.  He was born March 30, 1947, to Andrew and Eunice St. More...

Opinion

State Should Waive Parking Sticker For Powwow Entrance

To the Editor:  On Sunday, August 28, I went to the Rendezvous Powwow in St. Ignace at Straits State Park, where it was being held. I have been going to every powwow since I moved up here six years ago.  More...

Kudos to St. Ignace Police Department

To the Editor:  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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