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Raptor Watch Scans Skies at St. Ignace

The Mackinac Straits Raptor Watch has been becoming something of a tradition in the Straits area in recent years, monitoring the annual northern migration for birds of prey each spring. More...

News

Six on Ballot for City of St. Ignace; Cedarville School District Seeks Millage

November 7 Election

Voters will go to the polls Tuesday, November 7. In the City of St. More...

Connie Litzner Unopposed for Mayor

Incumbent Connie Litzner is running unopposed for mayor of St. Ignace in the Tuesday, November 7, election. The mayor’s term is two years.  Please write a brief introduction about yourself.   More...

On Mackinac Island, New Map Offers Insight for Land Use

Mackinac Island’s Master Plan Steering Committee has developed drafts of a new land-use map that more clearly differentiates the primary types of properties, identifies pressures placed on the Island’s relatively scarce private land, and More...

Obituaries

Delbert ‘Del’ LaPine

Delbert Lawrence “Del” LaPine, 68, of Beaver Grove, passed away Tuesday evening, October 17, 2017, at his home, in the care of his family.  He was born January 4, 1949, to John and NaDeanne (nee Luckett) LaPine on Mackinac Island.&nb More...

Roy Smith

Roy Jefferson Smith, 94, of Kincheloe, formerly of Cedarville, passed away Sunday, October 15, 2017, in Sault Ste. Marie.  He was born November 9, 1922, to Edwin and Florence (nee Griffin) Smith in Cedarville.  Mr. More...

B. Joan Coovert

B. Joan Coovert of Greenville, Ohio, passed away Saturday, October 21, 2017, at Rest Haven Nursing Home in Greenville. She was 89.  She was born January 13, 1928, to Sherman and Gertrude (nee Cashman) Baird in Darke County, Ohio.  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  October 16, 2017  The Regular Council Meeting convened at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, October 16, 2017, in the Council Chambers at City Hall with Mayor Pro-Tem Paquin presiding.   More...

Options Proposed For Bridge Walk

Public Meeting Is Wednesday To Discuss Strategies for Future of Annual Event

Ahead of a public forum to discuss plans for the Labor Day Bridge Walk, the staff at the Mackinac Bridge Authority (MBA) proposed several options for the event Friday, October 20. More...

Tax Work Shows Brighter Outlook Than Anticipated

City of St. Ignace Tax Rolls Reappraisal

Problems with the St. More...

Pumpkin Roll To Be This Saturday

From a perch atop Goudreau Hill next to St. Ignace City Hall, children will have the chance to roll pumpkins to the bottom during the Great Pumpkin Roll Saturday, October 28. The event kicks off a day of Halloween themed activities in St. More...

Sports

Mackinac Island Lakers Finish Season With Repeat Tournament Title

The Mackinac Island Lakers continued their Northern Lights League dominance with a 2-1 defeat of the host Beaver Islanders on Saturday, Ocotber 14, to win their second straight conference soccer tournament championship and also finish in first place More...

Harbor Light Defeats Mackinaw City for Northern Lakes Conference Title

The 2017 Northern Lakes Conference volleyball championship was essentially on the line Tuesday, October 17, as Mackinaw City hosted Harbor Light Christian. More...

Saints Come Back From 2-0 Deficit To Win Over Pickford

The St. Ignace Saints gave the home fans their money’s worth as they battled back from a two sets to none deficit to win the next three sets and defeat the Pickford Panthers Thursday, October 19. More...

Columns

‘Don’t Quit Just Because It Isn’t Easy’

Think Outside, No Box Needed

The other day my paper shredder broke. I shred everything. More...

Engadine Consolidated Schools

The third annual Color Run is scheduled for Saturday, October 28, at 10 a.m. at the Engadine Schools track. Students, parents, and community members are invited to join in the fun to raise funds for elementary field trips. More...

Outdoors This Week in the Eastern U.P.

It’s getting closer. Just over two weeks to go. The day that thousands await each fall, the first day of deer season is almost here. Are you ready?  More...


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