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Efforts of Susan Stelzer Remembered at Moran Playground

The playground at the Brevort Township Community Park in Moran was named the Susan R. Stelzer Memorial Children’s Park Saturday, October 15, in a ceremony featuring many members of the late Ms. Stelzer’s family and local officials. More...

News

Lovegrove Trial Begins in Charlevoix’s Circuit Court

The trial of St. Ignace resident Darrell Lovegrove, who is charged in the traffic death of St. Ignace high school student Mitchell Snyder, has begun in Charlevoix County’s 33rd Circuit Court. More...

Mackinac Bridge Traffic Is Up for July, August, and September

July traffic on the Mackinac Bridge was up 6.6% this year, compared to the same period last year. The Mackinac Bridge Authority reports that 604,165 vehicles crossed in July, compared to 566,995 in July 2015. More...

Sen. Wayne Schmidt Will Host Local Office Hours October 26

State Senator Wayne Schmidt will be available to meet with people during office hours Wednesday, October 26, from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Bentley’s B-M-L Diner in St. Ignace. No appointment is needed to meet with Mr. Schmidt. More...

Obituaries

Rev. Richard Jennings

Rev. Richard P. Jennings, age 89, previously from Sault Ste. Marie and Cedarville, Michigan, died October 7, 2016 at Burcham Hills in East Lansing, Michigan. Dick was born in 1926 in Flint, Michigan to Richard and Maybelle (Unsworth) Jennings.  More...

Faith Baumann

Faith Baumann passed away on Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at her home with her family by her side. She was born July 12, 1931 in Mackinaw City, MI the daughter of the late George and Edna Ranville. More...

Robert Jones, Sr.

Robert Allen Jones, Sr., 86, of Pickford, passed away Friday, October 14, 2016, at Ball Hospice House in Sault Ste. Marie.  He was born August 29, 1930, to Francis and Vida (nee Hall) Jones in Flat Rock.  Mr. 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...

Board Questions Pipe Replacement

MDOT Suggests Upgrading Old Lines During Road Work in St. Ignace Township

Nearly a mile of I-75 business loop in St. Ignace Township, from about 100 feet south of Airport Road to about 50 feet north of Mackinac Lane, will be repaved next summer by the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT). More...

St. Ignace Gets Its Own Inspector

Brian Olsen will contract with the City of St. Ignace to be its building inspector following state approval for the city to enforce the construction code, the city council was told Monday, October 17. Mr. More...

Sports

St. Ignace, Cedarville, Rudyard Compete in Autumn Classic

The 2016 Rudyard Autumn Classic cross country meet took place Saturday, October 15, in Rudyard.  More...

HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL ROUNDUP

Mackinaw City Moves Up in NLC Standings with Alanson Victory   Mackinaw City moved into second place in the Northern Lakes Conference standings Tuesday, October 11, with a victory over visiting Alanson. More...

St. Ignace Saints Fall to Sault High Blue Devils on Volleyball Court

In a disappointing loss for the St. Ignace Saints on the volleyball court, they went down in three sets to the Sault High Blue Devils Tuesday, October 11, in St. Ignace. More...

Opinion

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Sheriff’s Office Assists Stranded Motorist  To the Editor:  More...

Columns

Toss-up in Congressional Race

Michigan Politics

Recent independent polling indicates Democratic president nominee Hillary Clinton has a solid lead in Michigan over Republican Donald Trump. More...

Engadine Consolidated Schools

Last week, one of our buses was stopped to pick up a student. The red lights were on, indicating that traffic needed to stop. A student was about to cross the road when a vehicle drove past the bus, ignoring the stoplights. More...

Les Cheneaux

Gospel singer Lillie Knauls performed at First Union Church Sunday morning, October 9. The church was filled almost to capacity with folks who were eager to hear her wonderful voice and message. She had previously visited 30 years ago.  More...


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