December 13, 2012 RSS feed / News

Moran Twp. Weighs In On Tower Lighting

A proposal to partially reinstate the tower lighting at the I-75 and US-2 interchange near St. Ignace is under consideration. More...

Benishek To Serve On Agriculture Committee

First District Congressman Dan Benishek has been named as a new member of the House Committee on Agriculture for the 113th Congress, his office announced. More...

Commodities Distribution Announced

The Emergency Food Assistance Program will distribute commodities food in the Eastern Upper Peninsula Wednesday, December 12, through Friday, December 14.  The following is a list of dates, locations, and distribution times in your area:  W More...

Rudyard Advances

The Rudyard Bulldogs Quiz Bowl team will advance to the next round of competition after beating Sault Ste. Marie, 320 to 50. The High School Bowl series airs on Public TV 13 Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Mondays at noon. More...

St. Ignace Students Adorn Downtown Trees With Handmade Ornaments

Below: Fourth grade student Chloe Convery adds her handmade ornaments, including images of Santa, a bell, and carolers, to a tree downtown while her teacher, Patrice Mackin, helps. More...

Sportsmen’s Club To Meet Dec 17

The Straits Area Sportmen’s Club of St. Ignace will meet Monday, December 17, at 7:30 p.m. at the Masonic Lodge on North State Street. Those attending are asked to use the back entrance.   More...

Spencer Is Officer of Year

Dave Spencer (left), of Kinross, a member of the Pickford American Legion Post 323, is presented the Carlton Seaman Award for Service Officer of the Year 2012, by Pat Kline. More...

Red Cross Blood Drives Announced

The American Red Cross will hold blood drives on the following dates: Friday, December 14, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sault Area High School; and Tuesday, December 18, noon to 5:45 p.m. at Kewadin Shores Casino at St. Ignace.   More...

Services Set At St. James Church

St. James Lutheran Church of Rudyard will hold Christmas Eve services with candlelight and communion Monday, December 24, at 4:30 p.m. and 7 p.m.   More...

Engadine Musicale To Be Wednesday

A Christmas Musicale, “Three Wise Men and a Baby,” will be Wednesday, December 12, at 6:30 p.m. at the Garfield Township Hall. The public is welcome and there will be refreshments.   More...

Project Hope Gains Much Needed Stockroom, Separate Food Pantry Entrance

St. Ignace Area Hope moved into the new 50-foot by 60-foot addition for a stockroom and relocated the entrance to the Food Pantry last week. More...

Mackinac County Toy Drive 9-pin Tournament Winners Announced

The Fourth Annual Mackinac County Children’s Toy Drive 9-pin No Tap Tournament was held Sunday, December 9, at Gateway Lanes in St. Ignace. More...

Mackinac Bands Christmas Party Is Dec. 15

The sixth annual Christmas party for the Mackinac bands of Chippewa and Ottawa Indians will be Saturday, December 15, at noon, in the Inverness Township Hall in Cheboygan.   All members of the Mackinac bands are invited to attend. More...

County Commission Pay Reported

Pay for the five Mackinac County commissioners totaled $3581.18 for November.  More...

St. Ignace Rest Area Among Five Winter Closures in Michigan

The Department of Transportation plans to keep open 76 of its 81 rest areas, and says most of the planned closures are for safety reasons.  More...

Trucks Transport Enbridge Pipeline Supplies To Site at US-2, Point LaBarbe Road

Trucks parked along US-2 and Point LaBarbe Road west of St. Ignace Tuesday, December 11, were transporting wooden mats for Enbridge Pipelines. More...

Court Reports

The following dispositions are from 92nd District Court in St. Ignace December 3, Judge Beth Gibson presiding. Arresting agencies are in parentheses. More...

Food Drive in Naubinway, Engadine, and Rexton Areas December 12

Participants from the Naubinway Catholic Faith Formation religion classes will collect food donations for the needy by going door to door through Wednesday, December 12, in the Naubinway, Engadine, and Rexton areas.   More...

St. Ignace School Board Says Farewell To Mike Grogan, Plans For New Year

Mike Grogan, treasurer of the St. Ignace Area Schools Board of Education, was honored for 8.5 years of service at the regular school board meeting Monday, December 10. Mr. More...

Robert ‘Maverick’ Fraser Named Brevort Township Citizen Of The Year

The Brevort Township Board of Trustees recognized Robert Fraser as 2011 Citizen of the Year and four Friends of the Township at its meeting and Christmas party Monday, December 10. More...

St. Ignace Library Reports Schedule

The St. Ignace Public Library will close for the Christmas and New Year holidays, Monday, December 24, Tuesday, December 25, Monday, December 31, and Tuesday, January 1.   More...

Toys Brighten Christmas for 130 at Les Cheneaux Community Holiday Party

Children eagerly bounded up to the front of the Clark Township Community Center, where an abundance of gifts lined the stage Sunday afternoon, December 9. Their eyes widened as they studied the choices. More...

Mackinaw City Makes Agreement With Heritage Village

Heritage Village, one of Mackinaw City’s growing attractions, has been drawing a lot of attention. More...

Teysen, Alexander Speak About Long-time Lion’s Service, Love Of The North

Hunting Buddies, Both 91, Honored for Community Service

“It was all new to us. More...


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