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Pipeline Board Recommends Michigan Tech for New Line 5 Risk Assessment Report

The state should ask Michigan Technological University Great Lakes Research Center Director Guy Meadows and a team from the Houghton school to conduct an independent risk assessment of the portion of Enbridge Energy Line 5 pipeline that runs beneath More...

After Two Power Outages, Council Raises Utility Staffing Concerns

Two September power outages six days apart have raised new Mackinac Island City Council concerns about the Island having just one resident lineman from Cloverland Electric Cooperative since December 2015.  More...

20th Annual St. Ignace Right to Life Banquet Will Be October 3

St. Ignace Right to Life is sponsoring its 20th annual Banquet for Life Tuesday, October 3, at Little Bear East Arena and Community Center. Those attending will begin gathering at 6 p.m., with dinner served at 6:30 p.m.  More...

LeRoy Pieri Named Lion of the Year

LeRoy Pieri, a member of the Les Cheneaux Lions Club, was presented its “Lion of the Year” award at the club’s monthly dinner meeting Monday, September 11. He has been a member of the club since 2002. More...

American Legion Post To Meet Mon.

The St. Ignace American Legion Post will meet Monday, October 2, at 7 p.m. at the VFW Hall in St. Ignace. All members are asked to attend.   More...

Young Writers Workshop To Begin at Pickford Library October 3

Pickford Community Library’s Young Writers Workshop will begin Tuesday, October 3. The workshop will meet every other Tuesday, from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Pickford Community Library. More...

Dinner Show and Dance Will Be October 14 at Curtis Arts Center

A dinner show, “Under the Harvest Moon,” and dancing will be Saturday, October 14, at the Erickson Center for the Arts in Curtis. Cocktails are at 5:30 p.m., with dinner at 6:30 p.m. More...

Hike and Yoga Practice Set at Mackinaw City

The Little Traverse Conservancy will host a hike and yoga practice Saturday, September 30, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Headlands International Dark Sky Park in Mackinaw City. More...

2017 Richard Crane Memorial Truck Show Judging Results Announced

The 22nd annual Richard Crane Memorial Truck Show was held in St. Ignace Saturday, September 16, with the awards ceremony following Sunday morning, September 17. More...

Krugers Enjoy EUP Visits, Newspaper

Brevort friends (from left) Jerri and Jim Rose and Carolyn and George Kruger enjoy brunch together along with other members of the congregation of Trinity Lutheran Church following services Sunday, September 17. More...

Seeking To Clarify Details of St. Ignace Marina Dock Bid Process

The process of soliciting and accepting bids on the dock work at the St. Ignace Marina came into question last week when the city council received a letter from Straits Building Center objecting to the process. [The St. More...

272 Runners Cross the Mackinac Bridge at 4th Annual Mighty Mac Bridge Run

The first Saturday of autumn felt more like a mid-August weekend as temperatures reached the low 80s during the fourth annual Mighty Mac Bridge Run Saturday, September 23, at St. Ignace. More...

Mackinac County Sheriff’s Office Weekly Activity Report

For the week of September 18 through September 24, the following activity was reported by the Mackinac County Sheriff’s Office:  • Deputies responded to three traffic crashes, one being ORV related. More...

St. Ignace Community Members Walk To Bring Awareness, Support to Recovery

About 40 members of the community walked from the former McCann School to the Museum of Ojibwa Culture Thursday, September 21, in the inaugural St. More...

Native American Portrait Ornaments Are on Display at Pickford Historical Museum

Time is running out to see the beautiful Native American portraits painted on glass orbs at the Pickford Area Historical Museum.  The 63 ornaments are part of the collection of 100 that were entered in last year’s ArtPrize competition. More...

Enbridge Employees Donate Time To Help Install New Planks at St. Ignace Marina

At left: Enbridge Energy employee Lara Hamsher works to remove a board from the dock at the St. Ignace Marina Thursday morning, September 21. More...

Ironworker Garlin Jackson Shares Memories of Working on the Mackinac Bridge

Most everyone who heard his story at this year’s Ironworkers Festival stopped to shake his hand, and some asked to take a photograph. At age 94, Garlin Jackson is somewhat of a star. More...

Multiple Agencies Hit the Water in Joint Training Exercise Near St. Ignace

Local, state, and federal agencies participated in a response drill in Moran Bay between St. Ignace and Mackinac Island Wednesday, September 20, simulating detection of contraband on a Mackinac Island ferry. More...

Color Run at Les Cheneaux Will Be September 30

The Les Cheneaux Chamber of Commerce and Les Cheneaux Running Club will have their second Color the Islands fun run and walk Saturday, September 30. The 3.1- mile course will begin and end at Les Cheneaux Community Schools. More...


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