May 25, 2017 RSS feed / News

City Council Begins Interview Process for New St. Ignace City Manager

The interview process to find the City of St. Ignace’s new city manager has begun and will be conducted through June 1. Interviews are open to the public and are being conducted in the city council chambers at City Hall or at the St. More...

MSHS Foundation Geranium Sale Fundraiser Will Take Place 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...

Reenactment Pageant Brings History To Life

The free Fort Michilimackinac Reenactment Pageant is back this weekend for its 55th year of bringing local history to life outside the walls of the reconstructed 18th-century fort. More...

Local Memorial Day Services Announced

The following local observances are planned for Memorial Day.   Service at County Courthouse  St. Ignace American Legion Post 62 will host a Memorial Day service Monday, May 29, at 10 a.m. More...

Open House on Proposed ORV Route In Mackinac County Is May 30

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has scheduled an open house for Tuesday, May 30, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Clark Township Community Center at 133 East M-134 in Cedarville. More...

DNR Begins Lake Huron Spring Lake Trout Survey

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has began its annual spring lake trout survey on Lake Huron. This survey provides the DNR and other agencies with key information as they look to manage lake trout populations in the lake.  More...

For the Record...

In a story about the design planning for the new Michilimackinac Historical Society building, the former Walker Furniture building, the number of square feet to be devoted to historical exhibits was said to be 7,000, when it is really 11,000.  More...

Lions Club Members Spread Mulch at Les Cheneaux School Playground

At right: Using tractors and hand tools, Les Cheneaux Lions Club members work at the playground at Les Cheneaux Community Schools Wednesday, May 17, spreading mulch under the playground equipment. More...

Boat Building School Assists Beautification Committee

Above: The Great Lakes Boat Building School assists the Les Cheneaux Beautification Committee Saturday, May 13, by changing the storefront banners on M-134 next to Ace Hardware in Cedarville. More...

Dehring Named Administrator of the Year

Mackinac Island’s Sarah Dehring was named National Administrator of the Year by USA Cheer during halftime of the Sunday, April 3, STUNT National Championship at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas.  More...

Dog Obedience Class Offered at Engadine Schools

A basic dog obedience class will be offered in six sessions starting Thursday, June 1, in the small gymnasium at Engadine Consolidated Schools. The last class will be Thursday, July 6. All classes start at 7 p.m. More...

St. Ignace Students Honored With Awards, Scholarships

The following students were recognized at LaSalle High School’s Academic Awards Assembly Wednesday, May 10, in the gymnasium:   Scholarships  North Central Michigan College Presidential Scholarship: Hannah Eby  More...

Plans Underway To Replace St. Ignace Home Bleachers and Press Box

The bleachers and press box on the “home” side of the McCann football field will be repaired or replaced before football season begins, with local citizens calling for the school board to take up the project and offering to organize a fun More...

Mackinaw Memorial Parade Ready To Roll May 27

Memorial Day weekend has arrived in Mackinaw City and that means it is time for the 49th annual Mackinaw Memorial Parade to bring its unique blend of as many as 85 entries to the village streets on Saturday, May 27, at 1 p.m. More...

Reid Announces Intent To Resign in Clark Township; Rental Ordinance May Change

Clark Township Supervisor Gary Reid announced his intent to resign as of Friday, August 11, at the township’s Wednesday morning, May 17, board meeting, citing personal reasons.  He was reelected last year without opposition for a term thr More...

DeTour Graduates Look Forward To Embarking on Their Future Plans

The DeTour High School commencement took place Saturday, May 20, at 2 p.m. With a combined graduating class, 19 DeTour High students and three graduates from DeTour Arts and Technology Academy (DATA) crossed the stage to get their diplomas.  More...

Garlic Mustard Pull Set for June 3 at Cut River Bridge

Volunteers are needed for an annual garlic mustard pulling effort Saturday, June 3, at the Cut River Bridge rest stop near Epoufette. All interested in pulling the invasive weed are welcome to participate. More...

St. Ignace’s Fort DeBuade Museum Opens for Season

St. Ignace’s Fort de Buade Museum will hold an open house Thursday, May 25, and open for the season Friday, May 26. The museum, in the middle of downtown, will be open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday each week this summer.  More...

Local Schools Announce Commencement Dates

Local high school graduations are scheduled for this week and the coming weeks.  Three graduations will take place on Friday, May 26. In St. Ignace, LaSalle High School’s ceremony begins at 8 p.m. More...

‘Paper Tigers’ To Raise Awareness of Need for Foster Homes

“Paper Tigers,” a film directed by Robert Redford about the experiences of youth at an alternative high school, will be presented Wednesday, May 31, at 6 p.m. at the St. Ignace Middle School cafeteria. More...

Cut River Bridge Inspections Continue, Require Closures

The Michigan Department of Transportation will continue to conduct bridge inspections on the US-2 Cut River Bridge in Mackinac County from Monday, May 22, through Thursday, May 25. The inspections will require lane closures.  More...

Roddy Recommended for Promotion at University

Juliette “Julie” Boynton Roddy, originally of St. Ignace, has been recommended for promotion at the University of Michigan.  More...

Local Vietnam-Era Veterans Finally Get Their ‘Welcome Home’

More than 100 local Vietnam-era veterans and their families were honored as part of the United States Vietnam War Commemoration at Little Bear East Arena in St. Ignace Saturday, May 20. More...


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