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Hospital Adds Clinic

A pharmacy and four handicap parking spaces nearer the entrance will be among new additions to Mackinac Straits Health System at St. Ignace. The new Straits Area Pharmacy is nearing completion and slated for opening in early June. More...

News

23 Cedarville Graduates Share Memories, Prepare for the Journey Ahead

Outside, rain was pouring down Sunday, May 28, as 23 students from the Les Cheneaux Islands area celebrated their graduation from Cedarville High School. More...

LaSalle High School Graduates 50 Seniors at 126th Commencement Ceremony

“I firmly believe that the caliber of this class reflects admirably on the school district and the St. Ignace community,” said Superintendent of St. More...

St. Ignace Middle School Cast and Crew To Present ‘Happily Never After’

The St. Ignace Middle School Drama Club will present “Happily Never After” to the public Friday, June 2, at 7 p.m., in the St. Ignace Elementary/ Middle School cafeteria. More...

Obituaries

Margaret Folkersma

Margaret Ann Folkersma, 78, of Rudyard, passed away Wednesday, May 24, 2017, at her home.  She was born July 17, 1938, to William and Cornelia (nee Moelker) Olthof in Grand Haven.  Mrs. Folkersma grew up in Ferrysburg. More...

Elaine Horn

Elaine Horn, 68, of St. Ignace, passed away Sunday, May 21, 2017, following a long illness.  She was born July 22, 1948, to Walter and Bernice (nee Kustra) Dolney in Onaway.  She married Robert Horn April 12, 1969, in Bay City.  More...

Janet Johnson

Janet Lorraine Johnson, 80, of Pickford, was the home economics teacher at Pickford High School for 25 years. Mrs. 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...

Flag Flies From Bridge

A large American flag flew from the Mackinac Bridge for the first time Monday morning, May 29, in honor of Memorial Day. The flag was hung from the south tower at about 6:30 a.m. More...

Festival Pairs Leopold With Les Cheneaux

The third annual Les Cheneaux Aldo Leopold Festival is a good place to learn more about the birds and mammals of the area firsthand from noted naturalists, identify and find Eastern Upper Peninsula native flowers, or learn how to tie a basic fly and More...

Sports

Rudyard Bulldogs Top St. Ignace Saints on Baseball Diamond; Districts Begin June 2

The St. Ignace Saints and Rudyard Bulldogs battled in St. Ignace, Tuesday, May 23. Rudyard came away with two victories. The Bulldogs defeated the Saints 10-5 in game one and 6-3 in game two. More...

Comets Boys Team Takes Second at Golf Meet

The Mackinaw City boys golf team took to the course for the 18- hole round of golf Thursday, May 18, at their conference championship meet, finishing second at the match behind Gaylord St. Mary Cathedral. More...

HORSESHOE LEAGUE RESULTS

Women’s AA: Huck’s Pub 14, Lisa and Amanda 9, Ed’s Fish 8, Chippewa Animal Clinic 7, Demawating Development 6, Jodi and Tiffany 6, Wendrick’s Truss 6, The Bunker 2.  Women’s A: Ashley and Felicia 8, Jo-Jo and Tonya More...

Columns

1895 Poem Offers Wisdom for Graduates and Everyone Else

Think Outside, No Box Needed

Because it’s graduation time, I thought that I would hand out some very old advice written by Rudyard Kipling. More...

Les Cheneaux

Sunday evening, May 21, while I was driving home from Beaver Tail Point at about 9:30 p.m., I saw the most unusual gray clouds in the sky with such unique shapes, some large, some smaller, or oval shapes and surrounded by a lighter color. More...

St. Ignace

The St. Ignace American Legion Post 62 held a Memorial Day service Monday, May 29, at the war memorial monument in front of the Mackinac County Courthouse, honoring fallen soldiers. More...


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