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Kincheloe Marks A Redevelopment Success Story

Celebration Is Saturday at Old Air Base

There was a time decades ago when massive B-52 bombers and nimble F-106 Delta Dart interceptors could be seen in the skies above Kinross Township as they flew in and out of the Kincheloe Air Force Base. More...

News

Pipeline Board Recommends Michigan Tech for New Line 5 Risk Assessment Report

The state should ask Michigan Technological University Great Lakes Research Center Director Guy Meadows and a team from the Houghton school to conduct an independent risk assessment of the portion of Enbridge Energy Line 5 pipeline that runs beneath More...

Seeking To Clarify Details of St. Ignace Marina Dock Bid Process

The process of soliciting and accepting bids on the dock work at the St. Ignace Marina came into question last week when the city council received a letter from Straits Building Center objecting to the process. [The St.  More...

After Two Power Outages, Council Raises Utility Staffing Concerns

Two September power outages six days apart have raised new Mackinac Island City Council concerns about the Island having just one resident lineman from Cloverland Electric Cooperative since December 2015.  More...

Obituaries

Claris Snyder

Claris Ruth Snyder of St. Ignace passed away Saturday, September 23, 2017, at Mackinac Straits Health System in St. Ignace, surrounded by her family. She was 95.  She was born August 17, 1922, to Harry and Louise (nee Miner) Kalbfleisch in St. More...

Judson Brown

Judson Granger Brown, 96, of Cedarville, was a chemical engineer, inventor, sailor, barbershop quartet member, tough on power tools, and a lifetime member of the Clean Plate Club. More...

Joel Morabito

Joel A. Morabito, 77, of St. Ignace, passed away early Friday morning, September 22, 2017, surrounded by his family, at Cedar Ridge Assisted Living in St. More...

Columns

Stabenow Seeks Fourth Term

Michigan Politics

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Outdoors This Week in the Eastern U.P.

Typically, things are starting to get just a bit frosty right about now, but this year, this past week, temperatures are in the mid-80s and on US- 2 along the dunes between St. More...

Rexton-Garnet

While the rest of the country is dealing with hurricanes, wildfires, snow in some places, and colder weather, the Upper Peninsula is basking in warm temperatures, sunshine, and blue skies. More...

Moran Bay Is Site of Marine Training

A joint agency training exercise involved several local emergency services and the Michigan National Guard in the waters of northern Moran Bay Wednesday, September 20. The National Guard’s Sault Ste. More...

ATVs Will Cross Bridge Saturday

Trek the Mighty Mac at St. Ignace

The third-annual Trek the Mighty Mac off-road vehicle (ORV) crossing of the Mackinac Bridge will take place at St. Ignace Saturday, September 30. More...

US-2 Gets Scenic Byway Designation

An 85-mile section of US-2 now will be called the US-2 Top of the Lake Pure Michigan Byway and it will be dedicated in special ceremonies Friday, October 6.  More...

Social

OBSERVER Crossword

Full Story

Luepnitz, Lyden To Wed

ENGAGEMENT

Fred and Debbie Luepnitz of Brevort Lake announce the engagement of their daughter, Lori, to David Lyden, son of Paul and Norma Lyden of Fairview.  More...

Sports

Ostman Named Dick Enberg Scholar-Athlete of the Year

Joe Ostman, a senior defensive end for the Central Michigan University Chippewas, received the Dick Enberg Scholar-Athlete of the Year Award Saturday, September 23. More...

10 Teams Participate in St. Ignace Varsity Volleyball Invitational Tournament

The LaSalle High School Saints varsity volleyball girls had two losses and two ties at the B.C. Pizza Volleyball Invitational at home Saturday, September 23.  St. Ignace split with Bellaire 25- 22, 21-25. They split with Pickford 27-26, 23-25. More...

Rudyard Bulldogs Notch Four Straight Wins on the Field

Rudyard made it four straight 8- player football victories with the Friday, September 22, 64-0 win over Brimley on the road in Bridge Alliance Football League action.  While the Bulldogs improved to 4-1, Brimley fell to 2-3.  Dylan Mills wa More...

Opinion

Poor Planning Leaves Potential Bridge Walkers Behind

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

To the Editor:  I traveled from Indiana with my three teenagers to create a memory of walking The Mighty Mac on its 60th Anniversary. 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  More...


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