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New Toll Legislation Could Impact Bridge

The Mackinac Bridge Authority may have to install new electronic toll readers on the bridge to comply with a federal mandate that the country have universal toll readers across state lines. More...

News

County Voters Lean Heavily Republican, Supporting Trump, Bergman, Chatfield

Locally, Jail Millage Request Fails and Republican Sweep Carries County Offices, Too

Voters in Mackinac County overwhelmingly supported Presidentelect Donald J. Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence on election day Tuesday, November 8. The Republicans received 60.94% or 3,744 votes. More...

McKenzie Will Serve 20+ Years

Richard Allan McKenzie, Jr., 55, was sentenced to serve 20 years to life, plus an additional two years, in 11th Circuit in St. More...

Lovegrove Sentencing Delayed

The sentencing of St. Ignace resident Darrell Lovegrove in Charlevoix County’s 33rd Circuit Court was postponed from Friday, November 11, to Monday, November 21, at 10 a.m. to avoid a conflict with Veterans Day. Mr. More...

Obituaries

Konrad Lake

Konrad Dean Lake, 84, of Flushing, died Monday, October 31, 2016. He and his wife, Lois, had resided in Moran, at Brevort Lake, during the summer months for 20 years.  He was born October 12, 1932, to Alvie and Florence (nee Simon) Lake in St. More...

Constance ‘Connie’ Smith

Constance “Connie” Smith, 78, of St. Ignace, passed away Sunday, November 13, 2016, at Evergreen Living Center in St. More...

Harold Rolston

Harold Rolston, 60, of Kincheloe, passed away Wednesday, October 12, 2016, at his home, surrounded by family members. He had resided in Moran for years. He was born January 5, 1956. Mr. Rolston was a member of the Sault Ste. 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 November 7, 2016 The Regular Council Meeting convened at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, November 7, 2016, in the Council Chambers at City Hall with Mayor Litzner presiding.  More...

Strong Republican Turnout for County

The Tuesday, November 8, general election saw a 65.43% voter turnout in Mackinac County, as 6,237 voters cast ballots out of the county’s 9,533 registered voters. More...

Foundation Grants Aid Local Projects

The St. Ignace Area Community Foundation issued 13 grants totaling $16,330 to local organizations during its 2016 fall grant cycle. The checks were presented Wednesday, November 9, at the St. Ignace Public Library. More...

Sports

2016 Michigan Deer Hunting Prospects Are Promising Across State

The leading reason many people participate in deer hunting is simply the opportunity to spend time outdoors with friends and family, but actually harvesting a deer is still very important to many deer hunters. More...

Dinner at Raber Township Hall Will Be November 19

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. The dinner is open to the public. More...

Cases of Disease Fatal to White-tailed Deer Located in Michigan

The discovery of an eighth free-ranging Michigan white-tailed deer with chronic wasting disease (CWD) this summer was a disappointment to Michigan Department of Natural Resources DNR wildlife officials. More...

Opinion

Longtime Company Leaves Fond Shared Memories for Coworkers

To the Editor:  Arnold Line was not just a place of employment; it was a lifestyle, a family, a second home. It was a place where friendships were created and relationships bloomed, many of which turned into marriages and/or children. More...

Veterans Day Program at School Makes Us Proud

To the Editor:  As a veteran, I attended the Veterans Day assembly at LaSalle High School. I was honored and impressed by the fine program that was presented.  More...

Columns

Looking Back

125 YEARS AGO  The St. Ignace News  Saturday, November 21, 1891   More...

Les Cheneaux

We appreciate the Les Cheneaux Beautification Committee for putting up all the flags on both corners going north out of Cedarville and Hessel. They speak so well for our Les Cheneaux Islands.  More...

St. Ignace

I received my yearly phone call from a dear friend, Mary Jane Ryerse, telling me her birthday is December 14. She is an amazing and spry lady.  It’s nice to see Chuck Huffman of Moran out riding his pedal bike or walking daily.  More...


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