December 21, 2017 RSS feed / 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...

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...

Marge Bekins of St. Ignace Honors Wildfire Victims With Special Christmas Tree

Marge Bekins has decorated an evergreen to honor, support, and remember those impacted by this year’s wildfires in California. She decorated the backyard tree at her St. More...

Mackinac County Sheriff’s Office Weekly Activity Report

For the week of December 11 through December 17, the following activity was reported by the Mackinac County Sheriff’s Office:  • Deputies responded to 12 property damage crashes, five involving car and deer. More...

Mrs. Claus Visits Cedar Ridge

Mrs. Claus popped into Cedar Ridge Assisted Living in St. Ignace Tuesday morning, December 12, to bring holiday cheer to residents there, like Shirley Markstrom. Mrs. More...

Langley Returns to Straits 51 Years After Transcontinental Ride To Lead Parade

In 1966, Minnesota snowmobilers Jim Langley and Clark Dahlin rode a pair of street-legal 1967 Polaris Colt snowmobiles across the Mackinac Bridge, the first to ever do it. More...

Gros Cap School Will Host Holiday Music Program Dec. 21

Gros Cap School will host its annual holiday music program Thursday evening, December 21. The performance will begin at 6 p.m. and admission is free. More...

Mackinac Bridge Traffic Down 0.5%

October traffic on the Mackinac Bridge was down 0.5% this year, compared to the same month last year. The Mackinac Bridge Authority reports that 388,763 vehicles crossed in October, compared to 390,648 in 2016. 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...

For the Record...

In the December 14 issue of The St. Ignace News, in an article titled “Drone Light Show Will Be Friday,” it was mistakenly stated that the Great Lakes Drone Company performed at the EAA AirVenture Oshkosh air show. More...

Laundromat Expansion Complete; No More Waiting

After 11 months and a few snags, the expansion project at Captain’s Quarters Wash & Dry Dock Coin Laundromat in St. Ignace is complete. The expansion added an 18-foot by 30-foot space, allowing for more washers and dryers. More...

Children Help Make Crafts With Evergreen Living Center Residents

A cinnamon smell from holiday crafts wafted from the dining room at Evergreen Living Wednesday, December 6, as children giggled while working on them with the facility’s elderly residents. More...

St. Ignace Students Decorate Ornaments, Cookies in Time for the Holidays

At left: St. Ignace first graders (from left) Janelle Plotkowski, Addi Corrie, and Emily Werkheiser show off the Christmas ornaments they made during an event hosted by the St. More...

More Than 90 Vintage Snowmobiles Make Cold Mackinac Bridge Crossing

Through the years, the Mackinac Bridge has hosted many parades and special events, but there likely haven’t been any as cool as the second annual Snowmobile the Mighty Mac vintage snowmobile parade Saturday morning, December 16. More...

Colorful Drone Show Takes Flight Above St. Ignace; Possible Future Event

The skies above St. More...


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