St. Ignace Lions Club Stuffs Toys To Distribute to Children With Cancer for Service Project

Members of the St. Ignace Lions Club met on Monday, November 14, in the St. Ignace Senior Apartments Community Room to make stuffed animals for...

Bois Blanc Township Receives Funding for Nichols Point Park

Bois Blanc Township is working to build a township park and received funds from the Mackinac County Board of Commissioners to help do so. The...

Food Distribution To Be Dec. 7

Feeding America West Michigan will host a food distribution at Little Bear East Arena in St. Ignace Wednesday, December 7, from 11 a.m. to 1...

Hessel School House To Host Christmas Party

The second annual Community Christmas Party at Hessel School House will take place Saturday, December 3, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. The event is...

Dorothy Schlehuber


Dorothy C. Schlehuber, 96, of St. Ignace, passed away Monday, October 31, 2022, in St. Ignace. She was born July 29, 1926, in St. Ignace to Frank and Viola Rapin...

Ronald Pongracz


Longtime Rexton resident Ronald Terry Pongracz, 71, died Saturday morning, November 19, 2022, at Mackinac Straits Health System in St. Ignace. He was born October 5, 1951, in Wyandotte to...

John ‘Jack’ William Jamieson


John “Jack” William Jamieson, age 87, of St. Ignace, Michigan, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday evening, November 12, 2022, surrounded by family after a brief illness with cancer....

Edwin Thorne


Edwin L. “Lou” Thorne, 78 of Elmira, passed away Monday, November 21, 2022, at home. Known in the Gaylord area as “Liquid Louie,” he was a well-known, longtime local bartender....

James Ross


James Ross, 85, of Rudyard died in Sault Ste. Marie Friday, November 18, 2022. He was born in DeTour Village June 23, 1937, to Elmer and Mabel (nee Culham) Ross....

Jeanne Hays


Jeanne Barbara Hays, 89, of Hessel died at her home Friday, November 18, 2022. She was born in Chicago, Illinois, July 12, 1933, to Alton Coleman Jackson and Lula Pearl...

HIGH SCHOOL WINTER SPORTS SCHEDULES

St. Ignace Girls Basketball November 29 at Charlevoix, 5:30 p.m. December 6 at St. Ignace vs. Boyne City, 5:45 p.m....

Public Health: What You Need To Know

Preventing a ‘Tripledemic’

Fall turned to winter rather quickly over the past few weeks, and northern Michigan was covered by a beautiful blanket...

Skip the Mistakes ADVICE FOR GROWING YOUR BUSINES

It Was the Best of Times, and the Worst

Well, here we are, the beginning of December, almost the end of 2022, and very close to the beginning of...

Looking Back

130 YEARS AGO The St. Ignace News Saturday, December 3, 1892 A guard railing has been placed along the sidewalk...

West Mackinac

What a difference a week has made from seeing the big orange snow plows headed down the highway to seeing...

Mackinac Island

The weather has certainly been up and down. Last week we were riding snowmobiles and now we are back to...