February 16, 2017 RSS feed / News

In St. Ignace, Plans for New Museum and Street Lamps Move Forward

The St. Ignace Downtown Development Authority (DDA) will contribute $10,000 toward the renovation of the former Walker furniture building for the future home of Michilimackinac Historical Society and Fort de Buade Museum. More...

Snowmobile Trails in Excellent Condition in St. Ignace Area

Bent Ski Classic Draws 24 Riders on Busy Weekend of Snowmobiling

Snowmobile trails around St. Ignace are in very good to excellent condition, and a fresh layer of snow came just in time for the Bent Ski Classic – Snowmobile Adventure Run last weekend, Saturday, February 11, at St. Ignace. More...

For the Record...

In the February 9 issue of The St. More...

Local Residents Steve Ryan, George Ford Featured in New Television Show ‘Detroit Steel’

A new History Channel show titled “Detroit Steel” premiered Saturday, January 28, with several St. Ignace connections. The show focuses on the continuing work of Mobsteel, the Detroit car customization team that includes former St. More...

Mackinac Animal Aid To Hold Valentine’s Bake Sale February 18

The Mackinac Animal Aid Association will sponsor a Valentine’s Day bake sale Saturday, February 18, starting at 9:30 a.m. at the Family Fare grocery store in St. Ignace. More...

Presentation Will Outline Real-life Examples of Internet Danger

Special Agent Todd Wilton of the Department of Homeland Security Investigations will be in St. Ignace Thursday, February 16, to talk to students and adults about Internet safety, and give them tools to be safe and smart while spending time online. More...

Naubinway Show Goes Big With Large Tracked Vehicles as Featured Sleds

This weekend’s Top of the Lake Antique and Vintage Snowmobile Show and Ride Friday, February 17, and Saturday, February 18, will mark the event’s 25th anniversary, and to celebrate the occasion, the show is going in a different direction More...

Rudyard Wins District Quiz Bowl, Cedarville Places Second To Advance to Next Round

High school students from five area schools met at LaSalle High School Thursday, February 2, for a district quiz bowl match. Teams from Cedarville, DeTour, Pickford, Rudyard, and St. More...

Snowmobile Club To Host Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser

The Les Cheneaux Snowmobile Club will sponsor a pancake breakfast fundraiser Saturday, February 18, from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Cedarville High School cafeteria. Cost is $6 for adults and $4 for children age five and older. More...

Star Line Makes Plans for Former Arnold Docks; New Ticket Packages Coming

Star Line Mackinac Island Ferry is continuing a transitional period right now as it has assumed full control of the former passenger assets of the Arnold Transit Company following its purchase of them November 10. More...

Ogle, Cowell Win Winter Festival Button Competition

Sunday, February 5, at this year’s Mackinac Island Winter Festival, Marion Bunker won two round-trip tickets on Great Lakes Air to St. Ignace. Gabriel Hepker received 10 gallons of gasoline from Island Hardware, and Mia St. More...

Chili Chefs Needed for Cook-off

The 23rd annual Great Turtle Chili Cook-off will draw hungry people to Cawthorne’s Village Inn Saturday, February 18, with Island cooks vying for bragging rights and prizes and patrons judging their efforts.  More...

St. Ignace School Board Holds Student Disciplinary Meeting

A student at St. Ignace Area Schools has been suspended from school for the remainder of the year. More...

Jury Trial Possible in Mackinac Island Snowmobile Deaths Case

The cases regarding the snowmobiling deaths of two women on Mackinac Island in 2010 have returned to Mackinac County’s 11th Circuit Court in St. More...

Red Wings Return for Little Bear East Alumni Game

The fun will not end when the sun goes down Friday, February 17, at the Labatt Blue U.P. Pond Hockey Championship, as the hockey action will move from Chain Lake back to downtown St. More...

St. Ignace Sign Ordinance Work Continues

The development of a new city sign ordinance continued at the St. Ignace Planning Commission’s Tuesday, February 7, meeting. More...

Superintendent Search Underway at Island

Seven candidates for Mackinac Island School superintendent will be interviewed at public sessions in mid-February. More...

Birding Adventure To Be Part of Les Cheneaux Snowsfest

A “U.P. Birding Adventure” will be part of Les Cheneaux Snowsfest, Saturday, February 18, when Elliot Nelson of Michigan Sea Grant Extension will host the outing. More...

Drummond Island Slush Fest Is This Weekend

A Slush Fest will take place Friday, February 17, through Sunday, February 19, on Drummond Island. More...

Bridge Traffic Reported Up 4.9% for January

January traffic on the Mackinac Bridge was up 4.9% this year, compared to the same month last year. The Mackinac Bridge Authority reports that 185,546 vehicles crossed in January, compared to 176,931 in January 2016. More...

Mackinaw City Mardi Gras Party To Benefit Project Close-Up

Mackinaw City Public Schools Project Close-Up will host a Mardi Gras party Saturday, March 4, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the banquet room at Audie’s Restaurant in Mackinaw City. More...

Blood Drive Will Be February 21 at LaSalle School

The American Red Cross will host a blood drive in St. Ignace Tuesday, February 21, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at LaSalle High School at W443 Portage Road.   More...

U.P. Regional Blood Drive Is Feb. 23 at Sault

The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of U.P. Health System - Marquette, will hold a blood drive Thursday, February 23, at the United States Coast Guard Station in Sault Ste. Marie from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

Outdoors This Week in the Eastern U.P.

Snowmobile trails are in good condition and the fish are biting this week in the Eastern U.P.  Mick, at Mick’s Bait in Curtis, reports that the fish are biting, and often for the whole day.  More...

Winter Work Underway at Grand Hotel

Grand Hotel continues development of its east-side fourth floor into luxury rooms this winter, and is installing new decking on its front porch.   More...


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