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United States President

4-year term – Vote for ONE (1) General Election: November 8, 2016  6 Candidates on the ballot in Michigan, 4 Qualified to receive Questionnaires   All qualified presidential candidates were invited to provide biographical information More...

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Michigan House State Representative District 107

General Election: November 8, 2016  2 Candidates on the ballot   Duties: The Michigan House shares responsibility with Michigan State Senate to enact new laws and amend or repeal existing laws.  More...

Lovegrove Verdict Is Manslaughter

St. Ignace resident Darrell Lovegrove was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter and operating a vehicle while intoxicated, causing death, Thursday, October 20, in Charlevoix County 33rd Circuit Court after a four-day jury trial. More...

Clark Township Seeks Fire Rescue Truck Millage

Clark Township is asking voters November 8 for a 0.85-mill tax levy for two years to purchase a fire rescue truck and rescue equipment. The tuck will respond to fires and vehicle accidents and replace a truck that was purchased in 1992.  More...

Woman’s Death Under Investigation at Whitefish Point

The body of 42-year-old Maybee resident Allyson Marie Motylinski- Jenkins was found on the shore of Lake Superior near the Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum and the Whitefish Point Light Station Saturday morning, October 22. More...

Equipment To Be Added at Mackinaw City Rec Center

The Mackinaw City Village Council approved $5,000 in new equipment purchases designed to increase use of the Mackinaw City Recreation Complex at its Thursday, October 20, meeting. More...

LaSalle High Industrial Arts Department Trades Scrap Metal for Cash

A pile of scrap metal behind the metal shop of LaSalle High School will be turned into cash for the school.  Industrial arts teacher Ralph Postma arranged for A&L Iron and Metal Company to leave a trash receptacle next to the scrap pile. More...

Two Competitive Elections Highlight Mackinac County Commissioner Vote

This year’s election Tuesday, November 8, will include a vote for all five positions on the Mackinac County Board of Commissioners. More...

Triple Fright Night at Mackinaw City Is Oct. 29

Mackinaw City’s Headlands International Dark Sky Park, McGulpin Point Lighthouse, and Mackinaw Area Historical Society Heritage Village are partnering to host Triple Fright Night Saturday, October 29. More...

Stuart Spencer, Kayla Pelter Seek Prosecuting Attorney Seat November 8

Republican incumbent Stuart Spencer and Democrat Kayla Pelter both seek the office of Mackinac County prosecuting attorney in the November 8 election. More...

Lori Wisner Johnston, Judy St. Louis Run for Mackinac County Clerk

Two candidates, Republican Lori Wisner Johnston and Democrat Judy St. More...

Portion of DNR ORV Route Washed Out in Mackinac County

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has temporarily closed a washed out portion of the St. Ignace to Trout Lake Off-Road Vehicle Route until repairs can be made.  More...

101st Annual Methodist Church Turkey Dinner Is November 3

The 101st annual Turkey Dinner hosted by the St. Ignace United Methodist Women will be Thursday, November 3, from 5 p.m. More...

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U.S. Representative in Congress Michigan District 1

General Election: November 8, 2016  4 Candidates on the ballot   Duties: Representatives share the responsibility with Senators for enactment of the nation's laws as provided in the U.S. Constitution. More...

Johnson and Bergman Bring Different Philosophies To Bear for 1st District

The race between Democrat Lon Johnson and Republican Jack Bergman for the 1st Congressional District seat reflects contrasting economic philosophies, with Mr. More...

Mark Clymer and Jason Sherlund Run for Clark Township Treasurer Seat

In Clark Township, a contested race has Mark Clymer and Jason Sherlund vying for the treasurer’s seat November 8. Mr. Clymer is running on the Republican ticket, and Mr. Sherlund with no party affiliation. More...

Sidewalk and Bus Lane Installed Near Cedarville School; Students Encouraged to Walk More

A new sidewalk designed to make it easier for children to walk to school has been added at Les Cheneaux Community Schools in Cedarville, while the district has also built a new bus lane to offer a safer drop-off point. More...

Sheriff Reports 360 Pounds of Unwanted Drugs Collected

To date, 360 pounds of prescription and over-the-counter medications have been collected and disposed of by the Mackinac County Sheriff’s Office since April 2016. More...

St. Ignace Township To See New Board Representatives Following November Election

With nobody seeking another term on the board of trustees, St. Ignace Township voters will elect all-new representatives Tuesday, November 8, each to serve terms of four years. More...

Brevort Township Ballot Features Supervisor Race; All Five Positions Up for Election

All five positions on the Brevort Township Board of Trustees are up for election this year. More...

Unopposed Elections on Ballot in Moran Twp.

In Moran Township, all four of the township’s races are unopposed with the incumbent officials to be reelected to all five spots. More...

Four Anchor Supports on Line 5 To Be Installed This Week

Four new anchor screw supports will be installed along Enbridge’s Line 5 twin pipeline crossing under the Straits of Mackinac this week. More...

Paving on New Parking Lot Complete at County Airport

The paving of the new parking lot and its expansion at Mackinac County Airport began Friday, October 21, as shown here while workers lay and compact new asphalt. More...

Trunk or Treat Will Be Oct. 29 At Pickford Schools Parking Lot

The Pickford Public Schools PTA will host an inaugural Trunk or Treat Saturday, October 29, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the parking lot at Pickford Public Schools. The evening will start with youth and adults checking in at 5:15 p.m. More...

Raptor Watch To Host Events October 29 and November 5

The Mackinac Straits Raptor Watch will host upcoming events for the public to enjoy watching and learning about birds.  “We want to share the thrill and beauty of observing these long-distance migrants,” said Mackinac Straits Raptor More...


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