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12 Large-tracked Vehicles Turn Out for Naubinway Show

Plus 185 Rare and Classic Snowmobiles Highlight 25th Year

The Top of the Lake Antique and Vintage Snowmobile Show and Ride drew 185 snowmobiles and 12 of the featured large-tracked vehicles to Naubinway for the event’s 25th anniversary event last weekend. More...

News

County Planning Commission and the Public To Consider Veterans Issues March 1

Nearly $8 million came into Mackinac County to serve the area’s almost 1,000 veterans in 2016. The money was used toward medical care, disability income, food assistance, utility assistance, and more. More...

EUPISD CTE Millage Proposal Back on Ballot for May Election - Free Access

A millage proposal for career and technical education throughout the Eastern Upper Peninsula will be before registered voters of Mackinac, Luce, Chippewa, and Schoolcraft counties and Seney Township May 2. More...

Plans for M-134 Scenic Byway Promotion Are Taking Shape

A plan outlining goals, along with specific projects and potential funding sources, for the development of the North Huron Scenic Byway along M-134 was approved by an advisory committee working to develop the byway Wednesday, February 1.  More...

Sports

Red Wings Alumni Best the Pond Hockey Stars 12-5 in Exhibition Game

Spectators packed the Little Bear East Arena Friday, February 17, to watch the Detroit Red Wings Alumni Association team face a squad including players from the Labatt Blue U.P. More...

Big Fourth Quarter Powers St. Ignace Saints Girls To Win Over Pickford Panthers

Valentine’s Day is a holiday for love, but there was no love lost between the St. Ignace Saints and Pickford Panthers as they battled at LaSalle High School Tuesday, February 14. More...

Mackinaw City Boys Defeat Boyne Falls 81-39

The hosting Mackinaw City boys’ basketball team bested Northern Lakes Conference opponent Boyne Falls 81-39 Friday, February 17. More...

Columns

Mackinac Island

It feels more like the end of March than the end of February. The bright sun came out and melted a lot of the snow. The temperatures rose to the high 40s Saturday, February 18, and Sunday, February 19. It certainly felt like spring. More...

St. Ignace

Members of the Jewels of the Straits chapter of the Red Hat Society attended a play, “The Foreigner” at Audie’s Restaurant in Mackinaw City. Craig and Lori Lehrke of Brevort Lake were in the cast for the play. More...

Les Cheneaux

We had mixed weather throughout the past week. It started out cool but then turned warm, with temperatures in the upper 30s to low 40s. Snowmobiling traffic was just average on the trails. There were a few on the lake, but not many. Be very careful. More...

Warm-up Cancels Hockey on Lake

Battle at the Bridge Will Go On Inside Little Bear East

Warm weather resulting in a lack of ice has canceled the upcoming 4- on-4 Youth Pond Hockey Championships at St. Ignace. More...

Inside: Fun Comes ‘Seuss Style’ At 2017 Les Cheneaux Snowsfest

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Livermore Named to Dean’s List at Michigan Tech

Lester Livermore III of Engadine has been named to the dean’s list at Michigan Technological University for the fall 2016 semester. More...

Local Students Named to Dean’s List at Western Michigan University

Local students named to the dean’s list at Western Michigan University for the fall 2016 semester are Rebekah Miller of Cedarville, Benjamin Wyse of Naubinway, and Brenna George and Savannah Dugan, both of Rudyard.   More...

Obituaries

Leonora Winslow

Leonora Mary Pollard Winslow 92, of Eatonton, Georgia, passed away Monday, February 13, 2017, at Boswell Parker Health and Rehabilitation Center in Greensboro, Georgia.  She was born May 17, 1924, to Samuel James Pollard of Sault Ste. More...

John Watkins

John W. Watkins, 87, a longtime Prospect, Ohio, businessman, educator, and former Marion County commissioner, died unexpectedly Wednesday morning, February 15, 2017, in Fort Walton Beach, Florida. More...

Patrick Gallagher

Patrick Austin Gallagher, 58, passed away peacefully Wednesday, February 8, 2017, surrounded by his wife, Jill, and family.  He was born in St. Ignace to Daniel and Scharline Gallagher, and he grew up in Alpena. 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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