2022-03-03 E-Edition

Game Raises $36,000+ for Patients

Donations Top All Other Years as Saints and Comets Compete in Hooping for A Cure

The Saints’ Ally Schultz (#33) and Comets’ Madison Smith (#10) tip off for the Hooping for a Cure charity basketball game Tuesday, February 22, at LaSalle High School. See story and more photographs, page 4.

Downtown Goals Shared by DDA

Board Sets Priorities as Summer Nears

In recent years the St. Ignace Downtown Development Authority (DDA) has completed a number of improvement projects in St. Ignace, including the development of new parks and improvements to existing ones. The organization hopes to continue that trend in 2022 as the return of Scott Marshall to the DDA director role comes alongside a continuing push to finish up several […]

Arena Preparing for Home Show Return


St. Ignace’s Little Bear East Arena staff members are busy as they prepare for the site’s upcoming spring events. It will take about a week to melt and remove all traces of the ice from arena, with a roller skating night planned to follow before the setup work begins for the revival of the St. Ignace Home Show, Spring Expo, […]

Colorful Creativity Offered at Library

Above: Children playing during Lego Club Thursday, January 27, at the St. Ignace Public Library include (not in order) Nathan Huebner, Ivan Grogan, Clay Seeley, Taylor Graham, Tucker Graham, Chase Becker, Madeline Perault, Jazper Green, and Madeline Grove. Behind them is Hannah Grogan. The club meets every other Thursday at 3 p.m. and is free to attend for all ages.

Zoning Changes Will Help Create Housing

By Erich T. Doerr The St. Ignace City Council approved amendments to the city’s zoning code during its Monday, February 21, meeting. The council also held back on adopting proposed new rules of procedure for its meetings until more details can be ironed out. Zoning Code Changes Approved Creating more housing in the city limits is the goal of proposed […]

Covid-19 Cases Continue To Trend Downward in LMAS Area

From Wednesday, February 16, to Wednesday, February 23, the Luce, Mackinac, Alger, and Schoolcraft (LMAS) District Health Department reported that there were 27 additional known current cases of Covid-19 in Mackinac County, 17 in Luce, eight in Alger, and 16 in Schoolcraft, with no additional deaths. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention also reported that there were 18 additional […]

Care for Cancer Patients Benefits From Hooping for A Cure Fundraiser Game


The 14th annual Hooping for a Cure charity basketball game raised more than $36,000 this year. The St. Ignace Saints girls and boys basketball teams both registered wins over the Mackinaw City Comets at LaSalle High School Tuesday, February 22. Proceeds from the event benefit local cancer patients through the No Cancer Patient Left Behind Program and the Mackinac Straits […]

Gros Cap Students Enjoy Ice Rink Field Trip

Gros Cap School students (from left) Caden Lester, Kollin Sayles, Morgan Nowicki, Leonard Huffman, Evan Arnold, Carter Kovacs, Riley Cole, Jordan Marsh, and Zoey Hollopeter enjoy their field trip Friday, February 11, at Little Bear East Arena.

Public Meeting Calendar

Following is a schedule of open public meetings. This listing is for governmental and similar entities. Meetings and activities of nonprofit social and civic groups that are open to the public are listed in the Community Calendar. Wednesday, March 2 • Moran Township Board of Trustees, 6 p.m., Township Hall Thursday, March 3 • Hudson Township Board of Trustees, 7 […]