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Petition Drive Began May 1 To Get Line 5 Ban Proposal Before Michigan Legislature

A voter-led petition drive began May 1 on the steps of the Michigan State Capitol to ban crude oil from flowing through Enbridge’s Line 5 pipeline, which runs under the Straits of Mackinac. More...

Historical Society Solicits Comments for Design of Downtown Museum

The Michilimackinac Historical Society is seeking public comments on a preliminary design for its proposed new museum quarters in the building that formerly housed the Walker Furniture store at 20 South State Street, at the south end of the main busi More...

Ann Fouty of Mackinaw City Among Judges for Women’s Hall of Fame

More than 70 contemporary women, who made significant contributions for the betterment of Michigan’s children and women, are vying for a spot in Michigan Women’s Hall of Fame. More...

Mackinac County Sheriff’s Office Weekly Activity Report

For the week of May 8 through May 14, the following activity was reported by the Mackinac County Sheriff’s Office: • Deputies responded to one property damage crash that involved a car and deer. More...

Initial City Manager Candidates To Be Interviewed Soon for St. Ignace

Four city manager candidates have so far accepted invitations to be interviewed by the St. Ignace City Council and are working with the city to schedule them sometime this month, possibly beginning as soon as Monday, May 22. More...

Fire Hydrant Flushing Taking Place

St. Ignace

Tyler Sliva of the St. Ignace Water Department flushes a fire hydrant on the corner of North State Street and Reagon Street Thursday morning, May 11, as a giant spray of water flows from it. More...

Cannon Fire Begins Another Summer Season at Fort Mackinac

Mackinac State Historic Parks officially opened for the season Monday, May 1, at 9 a.m. with the firing of the cannon from Fort Mackinac. More...

Newberry Author VanderMey To Hold Reading at St. Ignace Library

Newberry author Paula Vander- Mey will hold a reading and book signing at the St. Ignace Public Library Thursday, May 18, at 7 p.m. Copies of her books will be available for purchase and signing. Refreshments will be provided.   More...

MSHS Foundation Will Host Geranium Sale Fundraiser May 26

Mackinac Straits Health System Foundation’s annual geranium sale will be Friday, May 26, from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The geraniums, which cost $4.50 each, will be available for pickup between 10 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Friday at St. More...

Cut River Bridge Inspections Require Lane Closures on US-2

The Michigan Department of Transportation will conduct bridge inspections on the US-2 Cut River Bridge in Mackinac County from Monday, May 15, through Friday, May 19. The inspections will require lane closures.   More...

To Help Prevent Youth Suicide, Ishpeming Coach Shares Story of His Son’s Life

‘Do It For Daniel’ Presented at LaSalle High School

“The sun is always shining somewhere. More...

DNR Closes Boardwalk at Falls for Construction

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has temporarily closed a nearly half-mile-long boardwalk for construction at the Lower Tahquamenon Falls day use area in Chippewa County.  Closure of the boardwalk trail, between markers 13 and 14, is More...

St. Ignace To Be Site of Native American Festival May 27 and 28

The Native American Festival at St. Ignace will take place at the Museum of Ojibwa Culture Saturday, May 27, and Sunday, May 28. Attendance is free.  More...

Top Senior Academic Achievers Recognized by EUP Principals

Fifty-three students in the Class of 2017 have earned EUP Principal’s Awards for academic achievement from the Eastern Upper Peninsula Secondary School Principals Association. More...

Heritage Village Fields To Be Plowed May 23

The Mackinaw Area Historical Society’s annual plowing of the fields at Heritage Village using draft horses will be Tuesday, May 23, starting at 10 a.m. More...

Local Police Advise ‘Please Don’t Drink and Drive’

“Please don’t drink and drive” is the safety message that local police agencies want to impress upon drivers, particularly this month, when commencement celebrations and high school proms see many young drivers on the road at night. More...

Giant American Flag Could Hang From Bridge on Memorial Day

A giant American flag may be hung from the Mackinac Bridge’s south tower if the weather permits Monday, May 29, in honor of Memorial Day. More...

American Red Cross Blood Drive Will Be May 31 in Mackinaw City

The Mackinaw Woman’s Club will sponsor an American Red Cross blood drive Wednesday, May 31, from noon to 4:45 p.m. at the St. Anthony Parish Life Center at 600 West Central Avenue in Mackinaw City, across from the high school.   More...

Library To Host Traveling Art Show May 22

St. Ignace

A statewide traveling art show, “Creative Minds Changing Minds,” will be available for viewing at the St. Ignace Public Library Monday, May 22, through Monday, May 29. More...


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