November 20, 2014 RSS feed / News

Case Involving Terpening Goes to Circuit Court

The case against Stephanie Terpening moved to the 11th Circuit Court Monday, November 17, with arraignment set for Thursday, November 20. Ms. More...

Iraq War Veteran Josh Smith Shares Perspectives at Cedarville School Program

“The service members we honor on this day came from all walks of life, but they shared several fundamental qualities. More...

Ski Hill Preparing for Season

The Moran Township-run Doc Holle’s Silver Mountain Skiing and Tubing Hill is preparing for its 2014-2015 season. Weather permitting, the hill will open Friday, December 26. More...

HOME Christmas Auction Will Be Nov. 21 at Quality Inn

HOME for the Holidays Christmas Auction will be Friday, November 21, at the Quality Inn on Boulevard Drive in St. Ignace. More...

New Moon Stargaze in Mackinaw City Planned for November 22

A program called Thanksgiving New Moon Stargaze will be Saturday, November 22, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., at the guesthouse at the Headlands International Dark Sky Park in Mackinaw City. More...

LaSalle Veterans Day Assembly Offers Personal ‘Thank You’ to Those Who Served

At right: On Veterans Day, Tuesday, November 11, St. Ignace students gather in the LaSalle High School gymnasium to honor area veterans. More...

Assessments Are Too High in City of St. Ignace and Must Be Adjusted, Deeren Says

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Book Fair Begins At Cedarville

A Scholastic Book Fair will be Monday, November 24, and Tuesday, November 25, during school hours in the Les Cheneaux Community Schools Library in Cedarville. More...

Free Walking Program Offered at Little Bear Arena

Mackinac Straits Health System and Little Bear East Arena have partnered for the second year of “Walk for the Health of It,” an indoor walking program hosted at the arena in St. Ignace.  More...

Silver Birches Plan to Be Considered Nov. 24

The Mackinac Island City Council will review the Silver Birches rezoning request at its next meeting Monday, November 24, at 4 p.m. in City Hall. More...

Saints Bowling Team to Host Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser

The St. Ignace Saints girls and boys bowling teams will host a spaghetti dinner fundraiser Wednesday, December 3, at Gateway Lanes and Fred’s Pub in St. Ignace from 4 p.m. More...

Captured Spirits Lansing Debut Delayed

The opening of Fort de Buade Museum’s “Captured Spirits” exhibit in East Lansing has been delayed until spring. More...

Superior Health Seeks Fundraising Partner

Superior Health Foundation, which promotes and funds health care in the Upper Peninsula, is seeking a nonprofit organization to share proceeds from a fundraising gala in Marquette next September. More...

VFW To Host Free Turkey Dinner

The St. Ignace VFW post will host a free turkey dinner Thursday, November 27, Thanksgiving Day, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.  The dinner is open to the public. Carry-out dinners can be arranged by calling 643-9602. More...

Musser Profiled by Colleges Alliance

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Open House Set at McGulpin Pt. Lighthouse in Mackinaw City

An open house at McGulpin Point Lighthouse will be Saturday, December 6, and Sunday, December 7, in conjunction with “Christmas in Mackinaw” celebrations through the village of Mackinaw City Friday, December 5, through Sunday, December 7. More...

Citizens Can Volunteer to Aid DNR Decisions

The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is taking applications for open volunteer positions on the Eastern and Western Upper Peninsula Citizens’ Advisory Councils (CAC).  More...

St. Ignace First Grade Students Visit Evergreen Living Center to Honor Veterans

Generations came together for Veterans Day Tuesday, November 11, as first grade students from St. Ignace Area Schools came to the Evergreen Living Center to visit veterans. More...

For the Record...

In the November 6 issue of The St. Ignace News, in a story titled “LHS Hall of Fame to Induct 1971- 1972 and 1972-1973 Boys Basketball Teams,” in the 1971-1972 St. More...

Mackinaw City Christmas Celebrations Revamped for 2014

Mackinaw City’s Christmas in Mackinaw celebration will have a new approach this year, as organizers at the Chamber of Commerce have retired the Tacky Tinsel Town Car Parade and the tree lighting ceremony in Indian Pathways Park in favor of acti More...

Retired State Employees to Meet

The Upper Peninsula Chapter 16 of the State Employee Retirees Association will meet for a Christmas luncheon and meeting Monday, December 1, at noon at the Terrace Bay Inn at 7146 P Road in Gladstone. More...

Phil Dirt and Dozers to Perform in Cheboygan November 22

Phil Dirt and the Dozers will perform in concert Saturday, November 22, at 7:30 p.m., at the Cheboygan Opera House. More...

Concentrated Detergent Pods Are a Poisoning Hazard for Children

Detergent pods found in laundry rooms and kitchens have become a new poisoning hazard for young children. The pods, with their bright colors and soft textures, are especially appealing for children to pick up and investigate. More...

Bear Hunt Takes 1,350 in U.P.

Upper Peninsula hunters killed about 1,350 bears this season, roughly the same number as in 2013.  More...

Bazaar Will Aid Wrestling Team

Gateway Lanes and Fred’s Pub in St. Ignace will host a Christmas Bazaar Sunday, November 23, from noon to 4 p.m. featuring local vendors and crafters. More...

Totals Change as Canvassers Certify Election

Some totals changed when election canvassers tallied votes in the Mackinac County general election results, and vote counts had to be corrected for all races in which Mackinac Island voters participated owing to numbers that were inaccurate on electi More...

Resident Gene Cooley Loses Life in ORV Accident

Mackinaw City resident Henry “Gene” Cooley lost his life in an off-road vehicle accident Monday morning, November 10, at his deer camp in Duncan Township. Mr. More...

Clark Township Will Reconsider Sewer Costs

The Clark Township Sewer Advisory Board will reconsider sewer rates in response to concerns brought to officials by business owners impacted by tough economic times. More...

Operation Christmas Child Collection Underway

Local communities will host dropoff sites for Operation Christmas Child Monday, November 17, through Monday, November 24. More...

Select Area Residents Asked to Take Part in Census Survey

The United States Census Bureau is conducting its American Community Survey and some Mackinac County residents have been asked to respond. The survey is sent to 3.5 million households across the country each year. More...

Comments Sought for Update Of Wolf Management Plan

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is updating the 2008 Michigan Wolf Management Plan and is seeking comment on the implementation of it. More...

Fish Fry to Benefit Mackinaw Parade

A fish fry fundraiser for the Mackinaw Memorial Parade will take place Friday, November 21, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Pancake Chef Restaurant in Mackinaw City. The all-you-can-eat meal is $11 for adults and $6 for children younger than 10. More...

Mackinaw City Celebrates Return of the Historic Sloop Replica Welcome

The replica of the historic armed sloop Welcome has returned to Mackinaw City and village residents celebrated its return in a special ceremony Friday afternoon, November 7. More...


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