LaSalle High School Recognizes Students With Classroom Awards, Scholarships

LaSalle High School seniors (from left) Shawn Amacher, Jonathan Litzner, and Morgan Odle with Al Colegrove, who presented the St. Ignace Masonic Lodge 369 $500...

Covid-19 Cases Spreading Rapidly Across Mackinac County

Transmission rates of Covid-19 are now high across the Eastern Upper Peninsula, with cases increasing from 10 to 42 in Mackinac County in recent weeks....

County Moves Into High Risk Category for Virus Transmission

Mackinac County has moved into the high-risk community level classification for Covid-19 transmission and infection by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). In Mackinac County,...

Patton Retires From Township Board, Planning Commission

Trustee Sarah Patton announced during the Clark Township Board of Trustees Wednesday, May 18, meeting that she has decided to retire from her positions on...

Brenda Spencley


Brenda Spencley Brenda Rae (nee Nelson) Spencley, 70, passed away Saturday, May 7, 2022, at Evergreen Living Center in St. Ignace, following a short illness. She was born May 15,...

John Goudreau, Sr.


John Goudreau, Sr.John “Jack” Paul Goudreau, Sr., 80, passed away unexpectedly Monday, May 16, 2022, at Mackinac Straits Health System in St. Ignace. Mr. Goudreau was born March 26, 1942,...

Margaret McIntire


Margaret McIntireMargaret D. McIntire, a longtime Mackinac Island resident and owner of the Hotel Iroquois until 2020, passed away in Naples, Florida, on April 6, 2022. Her proudest achievements were...

Donald Crawford II


Donald Crawford IIDonald “Don” Reid Crawford II, 51, of Goetzville, died unexpectedly Saturday, May 14, 2022, at Mackinac Straits Health System in St. Ignace. He was born July 1, 1970,...

Muriel Spencer


Muriel SpencerMuriel Suzette (nee Spence) Spencer, 93, passed away quietly Saturday, May 21, 2022, at MyMichigan Health Center in Sault Ste Marie. She was born to Thomas and Suzette Spence...

Victor Callewaert, Jr.


Victor Callewaert, Jr.Victor Andre Callewaert, Jr., a long-time resident of Mackinac Island who will be remembered as one of the island’s biggest champions, passed away at age 85 on May...

Rudyard Bulldogs Baseball Team Sets Tough Schedule To Prepare for Playoff Run

The Rudyard baseball team has been strong this season. This year’s team includes (back, from left) Assistant Coach Mark Sprague,...

Islanders Girls, Blue Devils Boys Win Brimley Golf Tourney

The Cedarville-DeTour girls golf team won the golf tournament Monday, May 16, at the Wild Bluff Golf Course in Brimley....

Comets Sweep Loggers in Baseball Matchups May 9

The Mackinaw City Comets baseball team improved to 8-7 overall and 2-4 in the Northern Lakes Conference after sweeping the...

Comets Baseball Drops to Bays

The Mackinaw City baseball team dropped a road doubleheader to Brimley Thursday, May 19. The Comets fell 1-0 in the...

Looking Back

130 YEARS AGO The St. Ignace News Saturday, May 28, 1892 Decoration Day Program: Wm. M. Fenton Post, No. 258,...

Mackinac Island

 The weather has felt more like spring lately. Trilliums are starting to pop in the woods, the hillside in front...

Les Cheneaux

 Greetings to my friends and I hope you are enjoying every new day whether they are warm, cool, or wet,...

Skip the Mistakes ADVICE FOR GROWING YOUR BUSINES

The Seven Factors

 Leadership in business is about focusing on and managing only seven things. You would think that hundreds or even thousands...

Outdoors This Week In the Eastern U.P.

People who have been out in the chilly weather have been doing pretty well fishing for walleye and pike. This...