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Ahlich House Is Holiday Wonderland

There’s nary a more festive home in all of St. Ignace than the little yellow house on Central Hill owned by Mark Ahlich. More...

News

State Plans To Respond to Pipeline Board Resolutions

The State of Michigan will respond to the three resolutions passed by the Michigan Pipeline Safety Advisory Board Monday, December 11. More...

Special County Board Meeting Set for Animal Shelter Dec. 20

The Mackinac County Board of Commissioners will hold a special meeting Wednesday, December 20, at 5 p.m. More...

Mackinaw City Village Council Ponders Labor Day Bridge Walk Funding, Routes

The recent proposal by the Mackinac Bridge Authority (MBA) that the communities of Mackinaw City, St. More...

Obituaries

Theresa Cryderman

Theresa Cryderman, 76, of Pickford, passed away Monday, December 11, 2017, at her home.  She was born December 15, 1940, to Russell and Ursula (nee Kennedy) Cryderman in Dafter.  She attended Pickford High School. More...

Paul Repath

Paul Repath, 79, of Alpena, passed away Thursday, November 23, 2017, at his home.  He was born to February 5, 1938, to Ambrose and Vivian (nee Edwards) Repath in Lake Linden.  He married Gillian Edwards December 17, 1960.  Mr. More...

Violet ‘Marie’ Gorman

Violet Marie Gorman of St. Ignace passed away Wednesday, December 13, 2017, at War Memorial Hospital in Sault Ste. Marie, following a short illness. She was 101. 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...

Pathway Gives Nod To Railroad History

Downtown Project Could Start With Small Steps

The new vision for the old railroad grade in St. Ignace reimagines it as a multi-functional space, where the experience of downtown is extended to include areas by Little Bear East Arena and St. Anthony’s Rock. More...

Public Seeks Shutdown

An overwhelming distrust of Enbridge permeated comments against Line 5 at a Tuesday, December 12, St. Ignace meeting seeking ideas for the oil pipeline’s future. More...

Ruegg Serves 35 Years On Downtown Board

John Ruegg, last of the original Downtown Development Authority board, is stepping down after 36 years of service.  “I’m 90 years old; I’ve done my duty,” he said. More...

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Eugenia Murray and Kevin McGinnis

Eugenia McIntyre Murray of Mackinac Island and Sarasota, Florida, and Kevin David McGinnis of Mackinac Island and St. Ignace were united in marriage Saturday, October 7, 2017. More...

Sports

Saints Use Tough Defense, Strong Fourth Quarter To Pull Away from Blue Devils

The St. Ignace Saints led from start to finish against Sault Ste. Marie, pulling away late for a 52-40 Straits Area Conference (SAC) victory, Friday, December 15, at LaSalle High School.  More...

Pickford Panthers Boys Topple Raiders and Saints on Court

Pickford’s boys basketball team has entered the holiday break week with two wins. The Panthers beat DeTour 57-27 Thursday, December 14, and topped St. Ignace 52-49 Tuesday, December 12. More...

Saints Girls Pick Up First Win of Season; Garen Bowls 214

The St. Ignace Saints bowling team was in action Saturday, December 16, at Dondee Lanes in Sault Ste. Marie. The girls lost to Sault Ste. Marie 21-9 in their first match, and defeated Boyne City 28- 2 in their second match.  More...

Opinion

In Response to Article About Shelter Director Valentine

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

To the Editor:  Ginger Valentine does such a great job.  Thank you, Ginger, for all your years of service as the administrator of the Mackinac County Animal Shelter. More...

Columns

Quality Inn of St. Ignace

Business Spotlight

This business spotlight is presented by the St. More...

Les Cheneaux

We had several cold mornings this past week, with below-zero temperatures. We did see a bit of sunshine, which was nice. Winter has finally arrived. My driveway was plowed recently for the first time this year.  More...

Les Cheneaux

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