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Drop Box Installed For City Payments

City water and tax bills can be paid anytime in a new drop box installed at St. Ignace City Hall.  The silver drop box is on Underhill Street at the back of the building near the rear entrance ramps. More...

News

Lawful Force Was Used To Protect Lives in Shooting, Prosecutor Says

Lawful force was used and no charges will be filed against Michigan State Police Trooper Justin Clark in the incident that resulted in the shooting of Dean Bruning in Hessel October 4. More...

At the St. Ignace VFW, Volunteers Share A Thanksgiving Feast With Veterans, Community Members

Roasted turkey, fresh rolls, and home baked pies were among the dishes that filled the St. Ignace VFW hall Thursday, November 24, as members and volunteers prepared to feed 50 to 100 veterans, their families, and other community members.  More...

Trinity Church To Host Community Dinner December 3

Trinity Lutheran Church will host its fourth annual Community Dinner   Saturday, December 3, at 5 p.m. at the church in Brevort. The dinner is free of charge, and everyone is welcome.   More...

Obituaries

Collin Rose

Collin James Rose, 29, passed away Wednesday, November 23, 2016, after being wounded in the line of duty as a Wayne State University Police officer.  He was born April 1, 1987, to Randy and Karen Rose.  He previously worked in the local are More...

Joyce Mill

Joyce Ann Mill, 72, of Kincheloe, died Tuesday, November 22, 2016, in Petoskey.  She was born October 13, 1944, to Harland and Wynona (nee Weaver) Smith in Cass City.  Mrs. Mill grew up in Sebewaing. More...

Marjorie Brown

Marjorie Sprague Brown, age 92, of Cedarville, Michigan, died on November 15, 2016 in Cedarville. She was born on October 2, 1924 in Muskogee, Oklahoma, to Warren Jesse and Esther Eve (White) Sprague. More...

Red Letter Days

2016-2017 Red Letter Days

December 2016  • Christmas Tree Lighting and Holiday Open House, December 2, St. 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 21, 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...

Santa Is Coming To Town Friday

The Christmas season will get underway in St. Ignace Friday night, December 2, as the city hosts its annual Holiday Open House. More...

Space Adjusted for Employee Housing

The St. Ignace City Council hammered out details of its proposed zoning ordinance amendment dealing with housing at a Monday, November 28, work session with Planning Commission Chair Betsy Dayrell-Hart. More...

Children’s Toy Drive Underway

The Mackinac County Children’s Toy Drive is accepting donations for this year’s Christmas distribution. New, unwrapped toys and gifts for children may be dropped off in collection boxes at the following locations: The St. More...

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Parker Schley

Ben and Mallory Schley of East Tawas announce the birth of their daughter, Parker Ashlynn Schley, born Friday, November 18, 2016, at St. Joseph Health System in Tawas City. More...

Sports

St. Ignace Middle School Girls Basketball Teams Record Successful Seasons

The 2016 St. Ignace Middle School girls basketball season was a success for both the school’s seventh and eighth grade teams. More...

BOWLING LEAGUE RESULTS

Bluewater League  Mackinaw Trolley 34, B.C. Pizza 34, Fred’s Pub 32, George’s Auto Parts 32, The Wooden Door 26.   HTG/s: Mackinaw Trolley 445/1246; HIG: Carmen Schultz 173; HIS: Barb Palmer 439.  Splits: Mary Huskey 5-10. More...

High School Basketball Schedules

The high school basketball season has arrived in the Eastern Upper Peninsula with the St. Ignace and Cedarville girls teams springing into action this week. More...

Columns

For Many Women of the Moose, Service Is a Family Tradition

All About the Town

Four women who are members of Women of the Moose Lodge Chapter 1484 on Mackinac Trail in St. More...

Engadine Consolidated Schools

Our music concerts are scheduled for Tuesday, December 6, at 7 p.m. for students in sixth through 12th grade, and Tuesday, December 20, at 6:30 p.m. for students in kindergarten through fifth grade. More...

Les Cheneaux

It was 59 degrees Friday, November 18, at 9 p.m. There were still a few folks enjoying boating. It sure has been a beautiful fall for contractors to get work done on the islands. More...


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