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Les Cheneaux: Peter Goehring and the Unique And Lively Sounds of the Hammered Dulcimer

The sounds of the hammered dulcimer rang out with gusto in the silent library, but somehow even at high volume, the rhythms and melodies brought a soothing, meditative tone. More...

Could Recent Trump Order Reverse Need To Shut Down Presque Isle Power Plant?

Cloverland Electric is hopeful that a recent executive order signed by President Donald Trump could reverse the decision made by Wisconsin Energy to close the Presque Isle Power Plant (PIPP) by 2020, which Cloverland says will ultimately cost its loc More...

Mackinac Island Ponders Protection of Motor Vehicle Ban

Electric scooters and other vehicles to accommodate people with handicaps are coming under increased scrutiny on Mackinac Island, as the city sees growing conflicts between its ban on motorized vehicles and its duty to provide transportation for visi More...

Obituaries

Donald ‘Ducky’ Huffman, Jr.

Donald “Ducky” Charles Huffman, Jr., 51, of Sault Ste. Marie, died Tuesday, April 4, 2017, at his home.  He was born August 12, 1965, to Donald and Evelyn (nee DuPont) Huffman, Sr. in Wayne County.  More...

Shirley Jellison

Shirley Ann Jellison, of Cedarville, passed away Saturday, March 25, 2017, at Cedar Cove Assisted Living. She was 83.  She was born August 5, 1933, in Sturgis.  More...

James Ringler

James Edward Ringler, 69, of DeTour Village, passed away early Thursday morning, April 6, 2017, at the EUP Hospice House in Sault Ste. Marie.  He was born February 18, 1948, to Donald and Nina (nee Flanery) Ringler in Detroit.  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...

Meeting Minutes - Free Access

St. Ignace City Council Minutes

City of St. Ignace  Summary of Council Proceedings  April 3, 2017  The Regular Council Meeting convened at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, April 3, 2017, in the Council Chambers at City Hall with Mayor Litzner presiding.   More...

Line 5 Will Have Hydrostatic Test

Line 5 under the Straits of Mackinac will undergo hydrostatic testing that will fill the line with water, with work beginning in early May and concluding before the St. Ignace Car Show June 24. More...

Sports

Saints Prepare for Baseball, Softball Season

The St. More...

Saints Girls Basketball Team Named Class C Team of Year

The St. Ignace Lady Saints basketball team experienced success on the hardwood this year, finishing 22-3 and advancing to the quarterfinals for an eighth consecutive year. More...

ATV Riding Season Is Getting Underway; Where To Ride

Snowmobile season officially ended the last day of March, and with that, all-terrain vehicle (ATV) riding takes the forefront of recreational motor sports. Unlike snowmobiling, there is no set season for ATV riding. More...

Columns

Congressman Amash Frets Trump

Michigan Politics

Troubling Trump as much as Democrats on the political front early in the 2017 season is the conservative House Freedom Caucus, which includes Michigan GOP 3rd District U.S. Representative Justin Amash of Grand Rapids.  More...

All About The Town

There is a lady in St. Ignace who takes the idea of volunteering to a whole new level. Donna Pope has spent a lifetime volunteering to help her community, her friends, and her family. More...

Engadine Consolidated Schools

HOME OF THE EAGLES • KNOWLEDGE LETS YOU SOAR

Congratulations to Jomay Bomber, Derek Clements, and the cast, crew, and volunteers who performed “The Music Man, Jr.” It was an impressive performance. Great job! More...


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