November 10, 2016 RSS feed / News

Payment Elected President of United Tribes of Michigan

Aaron Payment, chairman of the Sault Ste. More...

Dinner Planned at Raber Township Hall

St. Stanislaus Kostka Catholic Church will sponsor a hunters’ dinner Saturday, November 19, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Raber Township Hall in Goetzville. More...

Enbridge Shows How New Equipment Works at Mackinaw City Pump Station

Enbridge’s pump station at Mackinaw City has been upgraded to make Line 5 safer and more efficient. More...

EUP Citizens Group Talks Tribal Hunting, Forest Access Closures, and Other Issues

Deer hunting policies for tribal members, the proposed closing of forest trails in a large area, and an update on chronic wasting disease were matters discussed at the Eastern U.P. More...

Mackinac Bridge Authority Plans for 60th Anniversary Will Include New Posters

The Mackinac Bridge will celebrate its 60th anniversary next year. As part of the festivities, the Mackinac Bridge Authority (MBA) will offer four new posters for sale that highlight the design and engineering of the bridge.  More...

Bridge Tower To Be Painted

The north tower of the Mackinac Bridge will undergo a two-year-long painting project, starting next spring. Mackinac Bridge chief engineer Kim Nowack presented the project to the Mackinac Bridge Authority (MBA) Thursday, November 3.  More...

Tours Become Popular Prizes

Charitable organizations can apply to the Mackinac Bridge Authority (MBA) to be entered into a drawing to win tours on top of one of the towers of the Mackinac Bridge. More...

Church Offers Holiday Sale Saturday

The St. Anthony Church Council of Catholic Women is sponsoring a Holiday Gift Expo Saturday, November 12, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at St. Anthony Parish Life Center in Mackinaw City. Admission is free. More...

Science and Engineering Take Center Stage at Gros Cap School Science Fair

Gros Cap School second grader Caden Lester won first prize for his grade at his school’s Friday, October 28, science fair using his experiment to see if it was possible to use the electricity p More...

Robotics Team Fundraiser Will Be November 12

A barbecue pork and chicken dinner fundraiser for the LaSalle High School Robotics Team will be Saturday, November 12, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the VFW Hall in St. Ignace. The cost is $8 per person. More...

Island Community Foundation to Host Open House

Mackinac Island residents can learn about the many services available through agencies in Mackinac County at a new event hosted by the Mackinac Island Community Foundation. More...

Breakfast Fundraiser for Children’s Toy Drive Is Nov. 13

A pancake and sausage breakfast with Santa Claus will be held Sunday, November 13, from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Mackinac Grille restaurant in St. Ignace. Cost is $6 for adults and $4 for children younger than 10 years of age. More...

Gingerbread House Contest Registration Will Be This Week

Registration for the Les Cheneaux Christmas Gingerbread House Contest should register their gingerbread house at the Les Cheneaux Community Library in Cedarville either Thursday, November 10, from 3 p.m. More...

Taylor Babcock Completes Air Force Basic Training in Texas

Air Force Airman Taylor Babcock was graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio- Lackland in San Antonio, Texas. More...

Students Display Variety of Experiments at St. Ignace School Science Fair

St. More...

Christmas Auction To Aid Housing Agency Will Be November 18

HOME for the Holidays Live Christmas Auction will be Friday, November 18, at the Quality Inn on Boulevard Drive in St. Ignace. Doors will open at 6 p.m., and the auction will begin at 7 p.m. More...

Bridge Authority Sets 2017 Meetings

The Mackinac Bridge Authority will next meet in February 2017 in Lansing. Tuesday, February 21, the MBA Finance Committee will meet, and Wednesday, February 22, the full board will meet. More...

St. Ignace Food Pantry Receives $2,800 Donation From Grocery Store Shoppers

A community spirit of giving has benefited the St. Ignace Food Pantry after $2,800 was raised for the organization through a fundraiser at Family Fare grocery store. More...

Fuelwood Permits Still Available From the DNR

Department of Natural Resources forest fuelwood permits are still available for the 2016 season, which runs through December 31.  More...

Mackinac Animal Aid To Hold Bake Sale on Nov. 12

The Mackinac Animal Aid Association will sponsor a bake sale Saturday, November 12, starting at 9:30 a.m. at the Family Fare grocery store in St. Ignace. Donated baked goods are appreciated. More...

American Flag Will Debut on Bridge for Veterans Day

The new, large American flag will make its first appearance at the Mackinac Bridge this week, hanging off the north tower for Veterans Day Friday, November 11, if weather conditions allow. More...

Traffic on Mackinac Bridge Is Up 5% to Date This Year

Traffic across the Mackinac Bridge is up for 2016, a trend that continued into September, the Mackinac Bridge Authority learned Thursday, November 3. Compared to the same month last year, traffic was up 5% and revenue was up 4.5%.  More...

Engadine Library Hosts Workshop

An adult coloring workshop will be offered at the Engadine Library Thursday, November 17, from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Participants will have the option of either bringing their own supplies, or paying $3, which covers the cost of supplies. More...

Veteran Nurses To Be Featured in Lecture Series

The Mackinaw Area Historical Society’s monthly lecture series will feature a panel of three veteran nurses as its speakers Monday, November   14, beginning at 7 p.m. More...

Computer Deconstruction Workshop Is November 12

A workshop on how to deconstruct a computer will be offered at the Les Cheneaux Community Library in Cedarville Saturday, November 12, starting at 1 p.m. More...

Pickford Library Book Sale Is This Fri. and Sat.

The Friends of the Pickford Community Library will sponsor the annual fall book sale Friday, November 11, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday, November 12, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. More...

Mackinaw Library Presents Theatrical Production Nov. 11

A one-man theatrical production, “Wreck of the Gimpy Gin,” written and performed by Raymond Goodwin, will be presented Friday, November 11, at 4 p.m. at the Mackinaw Area Public Library.  More...

Frozen Strawberry Recall Impacts Two Local Restaurants

A recall of frozen strawberries potentially contaminated with hepatitis A impacts two restaurants in Mackinac County, and people who may have eaten strawberries there are advised by the health department to check with their medical provider to be sur More...

Hunters Dinner at Rexton Township Hall Will Be Nov. 14

The Hendricks and Hudson Fire Department Auxiliary will sponsor a hunters’ dinner Monday, November 14, from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Rexton Township Hall. The dinner is open to the public. More...

Headlands Dark Sky Park To Host Program November 18

A guided walk under the Leonid Meteor Shower will take place Friday, November 18, from 10 p.m. to 11:45 p.m. at the Headlands International Dark Sky Park in Mackinaw City.  More...

Winning Entries at the St. Ignace Area Schools Science Fair

Third grade: 1st – Avery Visnaw; 2nd – Lexie Metz; 3rd – Evan Arnold.  Fourth grade: 1st – Team of Daniel Moreno and Caden and Carter Sackett; 2nd – Team of Broden Powell and Ethan Shepard;3rd – Team of Layla More...


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