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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...

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...

Turkey Dinner Is Thursday

The 101st annual Turkey Dinner hosted by the St. Ignace United Methodist Women will be Thursday, November 3, from 5 p.m. More...

Les Cheneaux Club Donation Will Support Robotics Team, After School Programs

The robotics team and after-school programs at Les Cheneaux Community Schools in Cedarville are benefiting from $8,800 donated by the Les Cheneaux Club.  More...

Incumbents Frazier, Sjogren Running Unopposed for St. Ignace School Board

Incumbent school board members in the St. Ignace district Regina Frazier and Martha Sjogren are both running unopposed for their school board seats November 8.  Regina Frazier   More...

Davis on Ballot November 8 For Mackinac County Surveyor

Jeff Davis  More...

Nora Massey Honored by County Upon Retirement

Mackinac County Chief Deputy Treasurer Jennifer Goudreau (left) and courthouse maintenance worker Frank Dumas enjoy slices of cake at treasurer Nora Massey’s retirement party Thursday, October More...

Gingerbread House Contest Registration Is Next Week

Those wishing to participate in the Les Cheneaux Christmas Gingerbread House Contest should register their gingerbread house at the Les Cheneaux Community Library in Cedarville either Thursday, November 10, from 3 p.m. More...

St. Ignace School Conferences Scheduled on November 8 and 9

St. Ignace Elementary and Middle School will hold parent teacher conferences for grades kindergarten through eighth grade Tuesday, November 8, from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., and Wednesday, November 9, from 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.  More...

Deborah Holle Runs for Register Of Deeds for Mackinac County

Register of Deeds  Deborah Holle is running unopposed for Mackinac County Register of Deeds. She declined to participate in the newspaper’s candidate profiles.   More...

Roger Erfourth To Speak at Rudyard Nov. 10

Roger Erfourth will be the featured speaker at the Rudyard Historical Society meeting Thursday, November 10, at 7 p.m. at the Rudyard Community Center on Mackinac Trail. He will talk about the Erfourth family and the ghost town of Strongville. More...

Veterans Day Ceremony at Wequayoc Cemetery Is Nov. 11

A pipe ceremony will be held Veterans Day Friday, November 11, at 1 p.m., at Wequayoc Cemetery on M-134 in St. Ignace Township to honor veterans buried at the cemetery. More...

Catholic Church in St. Ignace Sponsors Fall Bazaar November 19

St. Ignatius Loyola Catholic Church in St. Ignace will sponsor a fall bazaar Saturday, November 19, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., in the parish hall at 120 Church Street in St. Ignace.  Homemade soup and bread will be available by donation. More...

Hessel Photographer Robin Belonga Receives Professional Recognition

Hessel photographer Robin Belonga has had three of her photographs selected for display in the Professional Photographers of America (PPA) annual competition. They will be shown at the Henry B. More...

LaSalle Robotics Team Ready for the Season

The LaSalle High School robotics team competed in a tournament in Pellston against 11 teams from northern lower Michigan and the Eastern Upper Peninsula Saturday, October 15. More...

Line 5 Anchor Supports Installation Planned for Wednesday in Straits

If the weather holds, four new anchor supports will be installed Wednesday, November 2, on Enbridge Energy’s Line 5 crossing under the Straits of Mackinac. It is here that Line 5 splits into two pipelines, 1,200 feet apart. More...

2,500+ Runners and Walkers Participate in Mackinac Island’s Great Turtle Race

More than 2,500 runners and walkers participated in the 21st Great Turtle Trail Run on Mackinac Island that featured half marathon and 5.7 mile competitions. 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...

St. Ignace City Council Pay Is Announced for Aug., Sept.

St. Ignace City Council members were paid $1,210 for the month of August. The mayor receives $70 to attend council meetings and $60 to attend committee meetings or represent the city at events. More...

Superheroes, Villains, Goblins, and Ghosts Fill the Halls at St. Ignace and Gros Cap Schools

At left: St. Ignace elementary and middle school students gather in their Halloween costumes during a party at school Friday, October 28. (Photograph by Alysse Bentley) More...

For the Record...

The October 27 article, “Electricity Rates Will Be Increased,” requires corrections. More...

Two Run Unopposed for Mackinac Island School Board

Two members of the Mackinac Island Public School Board of Education are up for reelection, as incumbents Terry Andress and Jack Armstrong are running unopposed for their six-year terms on the school board. More...

Livermore Runs Unopposed for Mackinac County Road Commission

Lester Livermore  More...

Computer Deconstruction Workshop Is November 12

A workshop on how to deconstruct a computer will be offered at the Les Cheneaux Community Library Saturday, November 12, starting at 1 p.m. The workshop is free, and adults and youth ages 10 and older are welcome to attend. More...

LaSalle High School Robotics Team Fundraiser Is Nov. 12

A barbecue pork and chicken dinner fundraiser for the LaSalle High School Robotics will be Saturday, November 12, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the VFW Hall in St. Ignace. The cost is $8 per person. More...

Goudreau Runs Unopposed for Mackinac County Treasurer

Jennifer Goudreau  More...

Fundraiser for Toy Drive Is November 13

A pancake and sausage breakfast with Santa Claus will be held Sunday, November 13, from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Mackinac Grille restaurant in St. Ignace. Cost is $6 for adults and $4 for children younger than 10 years of age. More...

VETERANS DAY OBSERVANCES ANNOUNCED

Veterans Day, Friday, November 11, is an observance to honor veterans of all wars. It marks the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918, when World War I ended. More...

Submarine Sandwich and Bake Sale Will Benefit Toy Drive

A submarine sandwich and bake sale will be offered Saturday, November 19, starting at 8 a.m. at the Family Fare grocery store in St. Ignace. The six-inch sandwiches are $3.50 each. More...

Investigation Rules Out Foul Play in Whitefish Point Death

Foul play has been ruled out in the death of Maybee resident Allyson Marie Motylinski-Jenkins, 42, police announced Wednesday, October 26. More...

Memorial Services Set for Shipwreck Crews

The Great Lakes Lore Maritime Museum in Rogers City will conduct three bell ringing and roll call memorial ceremonies during November.   More...

Children Delight in the Return of the Great Pumpkin Roll in St. Ignace

After the Chamber of Commerce asked for volunteers, Amanda Garlock offered to revive the Great Pumpkin Roll after a year’s absence. More...

St. Ignace Children Enjoy School Festivities

Kindergarten student Maddison Menominee takes a walk through one of the fire trucks to observe the inside Friday, October 14 at St. Ignace Elementary School. (Photographs by Alysse Bentley) More...

State Issues Tribute to Latva For Decades of Reporting

At right: Sportswriter David Latva received this special tribute from the State of Michigan in the mail Saturday, October 29, in recognition of his retirement after 30 years of sports coverage for The St. Ignace News More...


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