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Business Earns Award

The Spring Lodge and Cottages in Cedarville was honored as the Les Cheneaux Chamber of Commerce Business of the Year at its annual dinner and awards ceremony Wednesday, November 2, at the Hessel School House. More...

Vintage Sled Rally Will Cross Bridge

Snowmobiles will cross the Mackinac Bridge for the first time this winter during a new crossing event Saturday, December 17. More...

News

Payment Elected President of United Tribes of Michigan

Aaron Payment, chairman of the Sault Ste. More...

Christmas Auction To Aid Housing Agency Will Be November 18

HOME for the Holidays Live Christmas Auction will be Friday, November 18, at the Quality Inn on Boulevard Drive in St. Ignace. Doors will open at 6 p.m., and the auction will begin at 7 p.m. More...

Dinner Planned at Raber Township Hall

St. Stanislaus Kostka Catholic Church will sponsor a hunters’ dinner Saturday, November 19, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Raber Township Hall in Goetzville. More...

Obituaries

Delbert ‘Del’ Nickel

Delbert “Del” B. Nickel, 74, of South Haven, died Friday, November 4, 2016, at his home, surrounded by his family. He was born January 16, 1942, to Ben and Ida (nee Weiss) Nickel in Moran. Mr. More...

Myrtle MacDonald

Myrtle Alyne MacDonald, 91, of Mount Pleasant, formerly of Pickford, passed away Thursday, November 3, 2016, in Mount Pleasant. She was born February 7, 1925, to Frank and Mary (nee Kennedy) Crawford in Mount Pleasant. More...

Henry Redder

Henry Redder, 96, a longtime Petoskey resident, and father of Carl Redder of Petoskey and Mackinac Island, passed away Monday, October 10, 2016, at his home.  He was born April 25, 1920, in Red Hook, New York. More...

Columns

Late Presidential Surge in Michigan

Michigan Politics

In the final hours of the presidential campaign, Michigan emerged as a prime battleground as the candidates, their running mates, families, and other surrogates swarmed a state that has not voted for a Republican for president since George H.W. More...

Mackinac Island

We’ve been having a gorgeous stretch of weather. The temperatures have been in the high 50s and 60s, really like days in late June. Many tourists came to visit Mackinac Island Saturday, November 5, and more on Sunday, November 6. More...

Les Cheneaux

The temperature read 56 degrees Saturday, November 5, at 11:56 a.m. on the sign at First National Bank in Cedarville. The rest of the afternoon was just as beautiful as the sun continued to shine. Days like this are really appreciated.  More...

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General Election Results - Free Access

Updated with new totals November 10, 2016. More...

Ferry Company Changes Hands

Last week’s announcement by Star Line that it will purchase the Arnold Transit passenger service leaves many questions unanswered, but CEO Jerry Fetty says the answers will come after the deal is consummated, on or before November 10, and the C More...

Council Considers Housing Needs

The St. Ignace City Council weighed the costs and benefits of a proposed amendment to the community’s housing ordinance at its Monday, November 7, meeting. More...

Library Honored

The Les Cheneaux Community Library in Cedarville was named as the Les Cheneaux Chamber of Commerce’s Organization of the Year Wednesday, November 2, during its annual dinner. More...

Veterans Tributes Planned in Area

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...

Social

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River Becker

Joe and Jaimee Becker of St. Ignace announce the birth of a daughter, River Jean Becker, born Monday, October 10, 2016, at McLaren Northern Michigan hospital in Petoskey. More...

Sports

St. Ignace Tops Newberry 26-6 To Earn Second Consecutive District Crown

Friday, November 4, was again title time in St. Ignace as the Saints football team repeated as district champions with a 26-6 victory over Newberry. Both teams held each other scoreless in the first quarter before St. More...

HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL ROUNDUP

DeTour Shuts Down Cedarville To Win District Title   More...

Pickford Wins Regional Football Title in Thriller

Friday night, November 4, the Regional Championship for 8-man football saw the host Engadine Eagles putting their 10-0 record to the test against the 9-1 Pickford Panthers. More...

Opinion

Short-term Rentals Have Many Advantages for Community

To the Editor:  More...

This Week, We Put Election Day Behind Us

To the Editor:  No doubt, this election campaign will go down in history and will resonate for years and years. How do we make sense of all of this? At least after Election Day, there will be no more campaign ads.  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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