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Council Plans for Departure of City Administrators in 2017

Security at City Hall, Chamber of Commerce Support Scrutinized in St. Ignace Budget

The St. Ignace city manager and department of public works director, its clerk and treasurer, and its downtown development director will all vacate their offices December 31, 2017, the city council learned at a workshop Monday, October 10. More...

News

Sea Grant Program Can Help Small Shoreline Communities Like St. Ignace

Small coastal communities are laying the groundwork to bring cash to their waterfronts.  More...

Lovegrove To Be Tried Next Week

The case against St. Ignace resident Darrell Lovegrove is scheduled for a one-week jury trial next week in Charlevoix County’s 33rd Circuit Court. More...

Body of Missing Harbor Springs Man Found on Naubinway Shoreline

The body of Gregory Froede of Harbor Springs was found on the shoreline of Lake Michigan Thursday, October 6. Mr. More...

Obituaries

Dean Bruning

Dean Allen Bruning, 51, of Hessel, died Tuesday, October 4, 2016, at his home.  He was born March 2, 1965, to Ernest and Charlotte (nee Fountain) Bruning in Sault Ste. Marie.  More...

Albert Gonzales

Albert Joseph Gonzales, 90, of Pickford, formerly of Hollister, California, died Thursday, September 29, 2016.  He was born March 12, 1926, to Amelio and Eufernia (nee Raybol) Gonzales in Merced, California.  More...

Jesse Strieter

Jesse Allen Strieter, 21, of Pickford, died Monday, October 10, 2016, at home.  He was born January 27, 1995, in Saginaw.  Funeral arrangements are incomplete, and are being made by R. More...

Public Meetings - Free Access

Public Meeting Calendar

Following is a schedule of open public meetings. The listing is for governmental and similar entities. More...

Meeting Minutes - Free Access

St. Ignace City Council Minutes

City of St. Ignace  Summary of Council Proceedings  October 3, 2016  The Regular Council Meeting convened at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, October 3, 2016, in the Council Chambers at City Hall with Mayor Litzner presiding.   More...

Public To Offer Ideas About City Waterfront

St. Ignace Has Opportunity To Envision Future

Making best use of the public property along the St. Ignace waterfront will be the topic of a public visioning meeting at the St. Ignace Public Library Monday, October 24, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.  More...

What Is a Boardinghouse? City Crafts Housing Language With Care

Changes to proposed St. Ignace housing ordinance amendments more clearly distinguish the difference between a boardinghouse and a nonfamily apartment. The St. More...

Sports

St. Ignace Saints Claim Homecoming Victory Against Central Lake Trojans

The St. Ignace Saints varsity football team defeated the Central Lake Trojans 56-0 at McCann Field Friday, October 7, for the Saints homecoming game.  More...

Spencer: Coaches Have High Expectations

As the St. Ignace varsity football team enters the final portion of the regular season, the team is preparing for a playoff run.  “We’re right where we expected to be,” said Saints Coach Marty Spencer. More...

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL ROUNDUP

Engadine Tops Cedarville 52- 42 in Battle of Unbeaten Teams More...

Opinion

New Jail Is a Small Price To Pay for Safety

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

To the Editor:  I am writing this letter in support of the Mackinac County Jail Bond Proposal that will be on the ballot for the general election Tuesday, November 8.  More...

Columns

Michigan GOP Raps Trump

Michigan Politics

Cheers to Michigan Republican State Chairman Ronna Romney Mc- Daniel for a stern response Saturday to GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump’s just-revealed lewd comments 11 years ago about women. She said:  More...

Les Cheneaux

Congratulations to Paige Fehner of Pickford, who was graduated Friday, September 23, from Navy boot camp at Great Lakes Navy Recruit Command. She is now stationed in Pensacola, Florida, for school. More...

Rexton-Garnet

In between the beautiful fall days, which included warmer than normal temperatures and beautiful blue skies, the rains came, sometimes in buckets, and usually during the night. More...


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