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23 Cedarville Graduates Share Memories, Prepare for the Journey Ahead

Outside, rain was pouring down Sunday, May 28, as 23 students from the Les Cheneaux Islands area celebrated their graduation from Cedarville High School. More...

St. Ignace Middle School Cast and Crew To Present ‘Happily Never After’

The St. Ignace Middle School Drama Club will present “Happily Never After” to the public Friday, June 2, at 7 p.m., in the St. Ignace Elementary/ Middle School cafeteria. More...

31 Seniors Earn Diplomas at Pickford High School, Ready To Face the Future

The Pickford High School gymnasium was decorated in the Class of 2017’s colors of white, gold, and purple, including the stage where 31 seniors crossed to get their diplomas.  More...

Museum To Offer ‘Rosie the Riveter’ Program

A program called “Rosie the Riveter” will be offered Wednesday, June 7, at 3 p.m. at the Icebreaker Mackinaw Maritime Museum in Mackinaw City. More...

St. Ignace Remembers Fallen and Missing Comrades at Memorial Day Service

The sun came out for a reflective Memorial Day service Monday, May 29. Every chair but one was taken, and people lined the lawn of the Mackinac County Courthouse for the 10 a.m. service. More...

St. Ignace American Legion Will Meet June 5 at VFW Hall

The St. Ignace American Legion Post will meet Monday, June 5, at 7 p.m. at the VFW Hall in St. Ignace. All members are asked to attend.   More...

Great Lakes Boat Builders Celebrate Commencement on Beautiful Day in Les Cheneaux

The 10th class of wooden boat builders was graduated from Great Lakes Boat Building School in Cedarville Saturday, May 27, a perfect sunny day in the Les Cheneaux area. More...

Loreen Niewenhuis To Present Book At St. Ignace Public Library June 7

The St. Ignace Public Library will host Michigan author Loreen Niewenhuis as she presents “A 1,000-Mile Great Lakes Island Adventure” Wednesday, June 7, at 7 p.m. at the library. The presentation is free and open to the public. More...

55th Reenactment Pageant Recounts Area History

The 55th annual Fort Michilimackinac Reenactment Pageant began Saturday, May 27, with a parade featuring the entire cast of the pageant marching out together carrying the modern American and Canadian More...

Mackinaw Memorial Day Parade Draws Large Crowd

Mackinaw City American Legion Post 159 entered this actual World War II military Jeep, donated to the post by the late Robert “Bob” Heilman, Sr., in the 2017 Mackinaw Memorial Parade Satu More...

Grant Funding Available for Art and Cultural Projects

Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs mini-grant program is now open. Michigan nonprofit organizations, schools, and municipalities are eligible to apply for projects that would take place between October 1, 2017, and September 30, 2018. More...

Mackinaw Memorial Parade Kicks Off the Start of the Summer Season

At left: This local float in Mackinaw Memorial Parade Saturday, May 27, featured local residents dressed as the Village People and dancing to the band’s hits like “YMCA” and “ More...

St. Ignace Coast Guard Station Gives Public a Look at Operations

Boating on a warm summer day can turn dangerous and deadly in an instant, said Andrew Babione, Coast Guard senior officer in charge at Station St. Ignace. More...

LaSalle High School Graduates 50 Seniors at 126th Commencement Ceremony

“I firmly believe that the caliber of this class reflects admirably on the school district and the St. Ignace community,” said Superintendent of St. More...

Cedar Cemetery Memorial Day Service Remembers Fallen Soldiers

Those who paid the ultimate price to ensure the freedom of the United States were remembered Monday morning, May 29, in a special Memorial Day ceremony at Cedarville. More...

Seven Celebrate Commencement From Rudyard Area Service Center

The Rudyard High School cafeteria was filled Thursday, May 25, with family and friends, and more than 70 classmates who came to see seven seniors graduated from the Rudyard Area Service Center.  The school’s motto is “Bringing famili More...

MAAA Garage Sale Planned For June 3

The Mackinac Animal Aid Association garage sale will be Saturday, June 3, starting at 9 a.m. at 545 Chambers Street in St. Ignace. More...

Crash Near Curtis Claims Life of Motorcycle Passenger

A fatal motorcycle crash occurred near Curtis Tuesday afternoon, May 23, on Sandtown Road in Portage Township. More...

Regional Blood Drive To Be Held at Engadine Library June 6

The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of U.P. Health System – Marquette, will hold a blood drive Tuesday, June 6, at the Engadine Library from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. More...

Sixteen Graduates Receive Diplomas From Engadine High School

Sixteen graduates received their diplomas from Engadine High School Friday evening, May 26, before excited family and friends and the proud gaze of faculty who had instructed them through their youth.  More...

‘Project: Ice’ To Be Shown at Cedarville School

The film, “PROJECT: ICE,” will be shown Friday, June 2, at 7 p.m. at Cedarville High School in Cedarville, in conjunction with the Aldo Leopold Festival.  More...

Native American Festival Offers Opportunity for Cultural Expression, Learning

“The festival offers an opportunity for members to express and celebrate their culture and for guests to learn of the culture,” said Museum of Ojibwa Culture director Shirley Sorrels about the Native American Festival held at the museum S More...

Pretty in Pink (and Red, and White)

The spring geranium sale, held by the Mackinac Straits Health Foundation, took place with pre-orders that were picked up Friday, May 26, at the St. Ignace in Bloom Greenhouse and Florist. More...

Peter Goehring To Perform Thursday

Peter Goehring of Hessel will perform Thursday, June 1, at 6:30 p.m. to begin the Music on the Porch entertainment series at Les Cheneaux Community Library in Cedarville. The concert is free and open to the public. More...

Reenactment Pageant Draws Large Crowd

The British troops make their grand entrance to the tune of a drummer, and recorded bagpipes, during the 55th Annual Fort Michilimackinac Reenactment Pageant Saturday afternoon, May 27, with the Mackinac Bridge providing a scenic backdrop to the play More...


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