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Saints, Trojans, Raiders Claim Titles at U.P. Finals

The St. Ignace Saints girls track team captured the U.P. Division 2 Track Championship Saturday, June 3, in Kingsford. More...

News

City Council Approves Football Field Lease; Auditor Says Finances Are Good

The St. Ignace City Council approved an extension of the St. Ignace Area Schools property lease used for its McCann Street Athletic Field, the home of the Saints football team, at its Monday, June 5, meeting. More...

1st Session for Railroad Grade Improvement Will Be June 14

The first visioning session for the recreation pathway will be Wednesday, June 14, from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the St. Ignace Public Library. Light snacks and soft drinks will be served. The meeting is open to the public.  More...

No One Hurt as Pickup Trucks Collide on Mackinac Bridge

No one was hurt in a two-vehicle collision that closed the Mackinac Bridge for 2.5 hours early Sunday, June 4.  More...

Sports

Lady Saints Capture First at U.P. Track and Field Finals at Kingsford

St. Ignace won the Division 2 girls track and field championship by taking the 1,600-meter relay, the last race of the day, in 4:23:12 to top second-place Munising 110- 102 in the Saturday, June 3, Upper Peninsula Finals at Kingsford.  More...

DeTour Wins First Golf Title Since 1999

Trojans Boys, Girls Finish Second; Lily Freel Low Medalist

The DeTour Raiders girls golf team came home with their first title since 1999 when they traveled Irish Oaks Golf Course in Gladstone to compete in the U.P. Division 3 Finals. More...

Saints Win Second Consecutive U.P. Golf Title

The St. Ignace Saints captured their second consecutive title and senior Carter Tallaire was the low medalist at the U.P. Golf Finals held at George Young Golf Course in Iron River Thursday, June 1. St. More...

Columns

Mackinac Island

It was a very busy Memorial Day weekend on Mackinac Island. More...

Les Cheneaux

More than 150 people attended a special breakfast Saturday, May 27, for Great Lakes Boat Building School graduates, their families, and invited guests. The meal was catered and served at the Les Cheneaux Distillery. More...

St. Ignace

A graveside service for my cousin, Kay (nee Smith) Stascak of Brookside, Wisconsin, will be Saturday, June 10, at 10 a.m. at Gros Cap Cemetery in St. Ignace. More...

Bridge Accepting Credit Cards Now

The Mackinac Bridge Authority began accepting credit and debit cards Tuesday, May 23, but did not announce the service until testing had been completed. More...

Kids Fishing Day Is This Saturday

The 21st annual Kids Fishing Day will be Saturday, June 10, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Castle Rock Ponds. The Straits Area Sportsmen’s Club, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and U.S. Forest Service organize the event. More...

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LaSalle High School Students Earn Band Varsity Letters

At LaSalle High School, the following students earned band varsity letters for successfully completing two years of high school marching band, pep band, and concert band: Taylor Blair, Lily Colegrove, Sarah Doran, Jacob Fenlon, Dakota Holbrook, Andre More...

Brown Named To 2017 Dean’s List at Ferris

Margo Brown of St. Ignace has been named to the dean’s list for the spring 2017 semester at Ferris State University College of Business. She is the daughter of Ben and Claudette Brown of St. Ignace. More...

Obituaries

Kay Stascak

Kay E. Stascak, 68, of Brookside, Wisconsin, passed away unexpectedly early Wednesday morning, May 17, 2017, at a hospital in Green Bay, Wisconsin.  She was born August 16, 1948, to Elvin and Agnes (nee Closs) Smith in Sault Ste. More...

Thomas ‘Tommy’ Paquin, Sr.

Thomas James “Tommy” Paquin, Sr. was a military veteran and a commercial fisherman. Mr. Paquin passed away Tuesday, May 23, 2017, at his daughter’s home in Baraga. More...

Ruth Sites

Ruth M. Sites, 86, a longtime Lakefield Township resident, passed away Friday, June 2, 2017, at her home, surrounded by her family.  She was born April 1, 1931, to Hercules and Alta (nee Marks) Bowler in Lakefield Township.  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. More...


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