November 3, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

A Family Favorite at St. Ignace, the Great Pumpkin Roll Returns

Children gather at the top of the Goudreau Street hill in St. Ignace Saturday, October 29, to take part in the Great Pumpkin Roll. More...

News

Will Business Ever Grow Up North? A Close Look at the Factors Involved

Don’t expect huge economic changes in northern Michigan during the next decade.  More...

Kinross Correctional Facility Incident Highlights Need for Corrections Reforms

Last month, inmates at the Kinross Correctional Facility formed a protest that led to the destruction of property and a heightened level of security at the prison. More...

Senators Push To Increase Great Lakes Shipping, Travel

A push to double the utilization of Great Lakes cargo and cruise traffic is being made as a way to boost the economy and open new markets in the Great Lakes basin. More...

Obituaries

Guadalupe Mobley

Guadalupe V. Mobley, 87, of St. Ignace, formerly of Chicago, Illinois, passed away Sunday evening, October 30, 2016, at Tendercare in Sault Ste. Marie, following a lingering illness. She had spent most of her life in Chicago, but moved to St. More...

Ronald Huffman

Ronald Sidney Huffman, 78, of Hessel, died Friday, October 28, 2016, at his home, surrounded by his family.  He was born October 13, 1938, to Joseph and Eva (nee Lee) Huffman in Trout Lake.  More...

Rose ‘Betty’ Morin

Rose “Betty” (nee Lake) Morin of Grand Rapids passed away Tuesday, September 20, 2016, surrounded by her family. She was 95. Mrs. Morin was born and grew up 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...

Feets Is Found

There wasn’t a dry eye in the Mackinac County Animal Shelter Thursday, October 27, as people gathered to meet Feets, the three-year-old dog that has been missing since October 6. More...

Citizens Share Vision of St. Ignace

Redeveloping Dock 3, Ferry Lane, North End Shoreline Among Future Ideas Proposed

In 20 years, St. Ignace could have a robust economy outfitted with a variety of industries, adequate housing, and thriving education, arts, and cultural facilities. More...

Sports

St. Ignace Tackles Hillman To Advance in Playoffs; Will Rematch With Newberry

St. Ignace got off to a hot start in the first round of the Division 8 football playoffs Friday, October 28, as they scored 55 points in the first half and then cruised to a 55-20 victory at home against Hillman. More...

Engadine Takes OT Win Over Cedarville in Playoff Game

In football, the second season began on Friday night, October 28. That night, one of the most watched games was the contest between Engadine and Cedarville. More...

Panthers Win Over Warriors In 8-man Football Playoffs

The Pickford Panthers steamed rolled over the Forest Area Warriors 53-0 during the regional eightplayer semifinal playoff game at Memorial Field in Pickford Friday, October 28.  More...

Columns

Engadine Consolidated Schools

To all who attended the Dig Pink event last week, it was so impressive to see the support and engagement our communities have for breast cancer research. More...

Les Cheneaux

Morton Pomeroy and Charla Miller left for their winter home in Florida after selling their lovely log home in Cedarville, which Mort built several years ago.  John Kish, son of Bill and Betty Kish of Cedarville, recently passed away. More...

‘It Might Seem Obvious, But…’

Think Outside, No Box Needed

There is a car company advertising on television for you to purchase their car using the song, “You Don’t Own Me.” The ad shows different situations where one person is being unreasonable or taking advantage of another person, and t More...


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