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Three Advance in City Manager Interviews

The St. Ignace City Council has selected three finalists for the job of city manager and will conduct a second set of public interviews with them July 11 and 12. More...

News

Car Customizer Jack Walker Will Be St. Ignace Show Guest of Honor June 24

Famed car customizer Jack Walker has attended the St. Ignace Car Show 15 times throughout his career, but his appearance at the 2017 show will mark the first time he has been honored as the event’s Guest of Honor. His long history in St. More...

Cloverland Electric Cooperative Announces Election Results

William LaLonde of St. Ignace, John Sawruk of Sault Ste. Marie, and Virgil Monroe of Manistique were elected to the Cloverland Electric Cooperative board of directors in the annual membership election held during May. Mr.  More...

At Rudyard, Co-op Has Been Community Hub for More Than 100 Years

The sign that welcomes motorists approaching town reads, “Rudyard. Small but friendly.”  More...

Sports

Rudyard Bulldogs Baseball Team Wins Regional, Moves On to Quarterfinals

It has been an up-and-down season for the Rudyard Bulldogs baseball team offensively, but they have come through in the clutch in the postseason, winning the district and regional championships. More...

Coaches Award Saints Softball Players

The St. Ignace Saints softball coaches handed out their team awards at Mackinac Grille Tuesday, June 6. Josee Misner and Kennedy Kammers were named Rookies of the Year. Karlie St. Andrew and Marissa Sweeney were named Most Improved. More...

Local Athletes Make All-conference Teams

The Straits Area Conference (SAC) announced their all-conference teams, with several area athletes receiving honors. Sault Ste. Marie teammates Shane Thompson and Logan Bailey were named Players of the Year. More...

Columns

Potential Primary Battles Loom

With term-limited Republican Governor Rick Snyder sidelined, early stirrings by gubernatorial hopefuls, including intriguing ones in recent weeks, indicate there possibly could be some competitive primary battles not previously anticipated earlier fo More...

Engadine Consolidated Schools

The 2016-2017 school year comes to an end this Thursday, June 15, with a noon dismissal. I want to extend my thanks to the staff and students for a great year. More...

Les Cheneaux

Traffic has picked up both via automobiles and certainly via boats. There are many folks shopping in our stores and dining in our restaurants.  More...

Shows To Bring Best Of Antique, Custom Cars to St. Ignace

Antiques on the Bay This Weekend; Car Show Next Weekend

Antiques on the Bay and the St. Ignace Car Show bring car owners and car lovers from all around. Many who have brought cars for the shows return year after year to St. Ignace, saying it is one of the best shows offered.  More...

Line 5 Tests Underway

The Enbridge Energy Line 5 pipeline running beneath the Straits of Mackinac will undergo hydrostatic testing this week. More...

Brevort Midsummer Festival To Be June 18

Trinity Lutheran Church in Brevort will host the annual celebration of Swedish culture with the Midsummer Festival Sunday, June 18, at the church. Leaf tying for the pole starts at 2 p.m., followed by the pole raising and a potluck meal. More...

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Donald Nash McLeod

Donald and Tera McLeod of Rapid River announce the birth of a son, Donald Nash McLeod, born Wednesday, May 17, 2017, at Marquette General Hospital in Marquette. More...

Kayla Gustin Graduated From MSU

Kayla Gustin was graduated from Michigan State University Friday, May 5, where she earned a master’s degree in speech language pathology.  She is the daughter of Randy and Rosemary Gustin of St. Ignace.   More...

Obituaries

Nancy ‘Sunni’ Dollinger

Nancy L. “Sunni” Cox Dollinger, 69, of Gulf Breeze, Florida, passed away Friday, May 26, 2017, at the James Cancer Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. She had been a resident of Florida since 1982, after she retired from a retail career. Mrs. More...

Edward ‘Eddie’ Martin, Jr.

Edward Joseph “Eddie’ Martin, Jr., 60, of Belle Center, Ohio, formerly of St. Ignace, passed away peacefully Friday, June 9, 2017, at his home, surrounded by family.  He was born February 21, 1957, to Edward Sr. More...

Gerald Ehle

Gerald Elmer Ehle, 67, of Rudyard, passed away Tuesday, June 6, 2017.  He was born May 12, 1950, to Gerald and Phyllis Ehle in Rudyard, and was graduated from Rudyard High School  He married Wendy Dietz in 1977.  Mr. 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  June 5, 2017  The Regular Council Meeting convened at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, June 5, 2017, in the Council Chambers at City Hall with Mayor Litzner presiding.   More...


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