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It’s Quiet at EUP Graymont Mining Sites, Awaiting Upturn in World Limestone Market

Things are mostly quiet at the proposed new mining sites of the Graymont Rexton Project.  Limited mining has taken place, and some testing has been done, but the mining company is waiting for favorable market conditions before doing much more wo More...

Council Supports Concert Series, Mulls Dues and Launch Site

St. Ignace City Council April 10 and April 17

The city is considering a waterfront launching area for kayaks and other light boats, and has asked the Downtown Development Authority (DDA) to consider pushing back the start of work at the St. Anthony’s Rock Park until after the busy season. More...

For the Record...

In the April 20 issue of The St. More...

Vallier’s Store Is Closing After Seven Decades in Naubinway

Vallier’s Store in Naubinway will be closing at the end of April. The business was started in 1941 by Emmet Vallier, Sr. Mr. Vallier previously had lived in Engadine, where he grew up on a family farm. More...

Downtown Pinwheel Parade Is Planned for April 27 at St. Ignace

To mark April as Child Abuse Awareness Month, a pinwheel parade will be held Thursday, April 27, from 9:45 a.m. to 11 a.m. Children and chaperones will walk from the St. Ignace Marina starting at 9:45 a.m. More...

Community Volunteers Needed for Spring Cleanup Day May 6

A spring cleanup day will rely on volunteers improving their town by picking up trash that has accumulated over the winter Saturday, May 6, at St. More...

White Departs as Mackinaw City Manager; Wyman Steps Back In

David White was dismissed from his role as the Mackinaw City Village Manager during a special meeting for the village council Monday morning, April 24. Village Council President Robert Heilman said the decision to remove Mr. More...

Business Workshop Coming May 9

Mackinac Economic Alliance will sponsor a workshop for small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs Tuesday, May 9, from 9:30 a.m. to noon at the St. Ignace Public Library. The topic is “How to Start and Grow Your Business.”  More...

Mackinaw City Lions Club To Host Pancake Dinner Fundraiser

The Mackinaw City Lions Club will host its annual pancake supper Wednesday, April 26, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Pancake Chef Restaurant in Mackinaw City. Admission is $8 per person. More...

St. Ignace School Board Renews Contracts of Three Teachers

The St. Ignace School board unanimously approved the renewing of three probationary teacher contracts at their monthly meeting, Monday, April 17. More...

Newberry Author To Hold Reading at Pickford Library

Newberry author P.E. “Paula” VanderMey will hold a reading and book signing at the Pickford Community Library Tuesday, May 2, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. More...

Local Photographers To Display Work at Library May 5

Local photographers Ruth LaChapelle and Lorraine Graham will exhibit their work at the St. Ignace Public Library Friday, May 5, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.  Ms. More...

Library To Host Author May 3

Engadine Library will host author John Smolens Wednesday, May 3, at 5:30 p.m. at the library. Mr. More...

Local Chambers Join To Host Pellston Regional Airport Event

The public is invited to visit the Pellston Regional Airport for the annual Airport After Hours Thursday, April 27, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Hoppie’s Landing on the airport’s upper level.  More...

Mackinac County Sheriff’s Office Weekly Activity Report

For the week of April 17 through April 23, the following activity was reported by the Mackinac County Sheriff’s Office:  • Deputies responded to a private property crash in Clark Township.  • Deputies investigated an assault More...

Spring Fling Remote Controlled Car Contests Race Into St. Ignace This Weekend

Racers, start your electric motors. The annual Spring Fling remote controlled car races are coming to St. Ignace this weekend with the competition taking to a tricky carpet track inside the event tent at the Kewadin Shores Casino Saturday, April 29. More...

Mobile Pantry To Distribute Food On April 27 at LaSalle High School

Feeding America West Michigan will distribute free food for those in need, with a pantry at LaSalle High School in St. Ignace Thursday, April 27, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. or until food runs out. The LaSalle High School Youth Advisory Council of the St. More...

Volunteers Are Needed for National Forest ‘Cleanup Day’ May 6

Volunteers are needed to join in the annual Hiawatha National Forest “Cleanup Day” near St. Ignace Saturday, May 6, starting at 9 a.m. More...

Circus Company Cancels Show at St. Ignace Due to Lack of Space

A traveling circus that had advertised it would set up in St. Ignace Friday, April 21, was canceled when a suitable location could not be found. More...

St. Anthony’s Park Project Pushed Back; Work Starts Soon Near Arena

Several projects orchestrated by the St. Ignace Downtown Development Authority (DDA) are moving forward. To comply with a City Council request, construction for the St. Anthony’s Rock Park will be postponed until after the summer. More...

Rudyard Historical Society Plans Annual Auction April 29

The Rudyard Historical Society will sponsor its annual auction Saturday, April 29, at 10 a.m. at the Rudyard Community Center.  Donations may be brought to the township office at any time before the auction. Auctioneer is Henry Jarvie. More...

Bell Ringing Ceremony Will Be Held for Cedarville at Rogers City

A bell ringing ceremony will be Saturday, May 6, at 1 p.m. at the Great Lakes Lore Maritime Museum in Rogers City in remembrance of the 52nd anniversary of the S.S. Cedarville that sank in the Straits of Mackinac the morning of May 7, 1965.  More...

Pickford Community Library To Offer Herb Cooking Workshop Thursday

A workshop on cooking with herbs will be offered Thursday, April 27, at 6:30 p.m. at the Pick- ford Community Library. Michelle Jarvie of Michigan State University Extension will teach participants how to use herbs in everyday cooking.   More...

Congestion Keeps Cap on Rental Bicycle Licenses

On Mackinac Island, the city is holding the line on the number of bicycles commercial liveries can rent this summer, issuing 1,489 licenses, spread among 13 locations. More...

DNR: Michigan’s Public Lands Are Earth Day’s Unsung Heroes

With Earth Day observed April 22, it’s a good time to appreciate statemanaged public lands for all they do to enhance quality of life in Michigan. More...

Butterfly Gardening, Monarchs Workshop Will Be April 29

A workshop about butterfly gardening and monarchs will be offered in Pickford Saturday, April 29, at 10 a.m. at the Pickford Arts and Learning Center. All ages are welcome, and children 12 and younger must be accompanied by an adult.  More...


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