November 30, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Toys and Donations Collected Until Dec. 7

The Mackinac County Children’s Toy Drive is accepting donations for Christmas distribution. New, unwrapped toys and gifts for children may be dropped off in collection boxes at the following locations: The St. More...

Mackinac Island To Celebrate With Annual Christmas Bazaar

Mackinac Island will brim with holiday events for the annual Christmas Bazaar from Friday, December 1, through Monday, December 4.  Proceeds from the bazaar are given to the Island’s four churches: Little Stone Church, Mackinac Island Bibl More...

Santa Claus Will Be on His Way to Engadine Sunday

It’s official. More...

News

Refund Destined for Cloverland Electric, But More Charges Loom

Cloverland Electric Cooperative expects to receive about $550,000 in refunds from Wisconsin Energy, but other charges for running the Presque Isle Power Plant in Marquette are still pending.  More...

Michigan Task Force Recommends Drone Ban on Mackinac Island

Michigan’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems Task Force has recommended that use of drones on Mackinac Island be prohibited in a state law that would regulate use of the small, remote-controlled flying craft.  More...

New Life Breathed Into Community Hoop House Gardens at St. Ignace; Volunteers Needed

Local residents have been working behind the St. Ignace Elementary and Middle School to revive the hoop house gardens, continuing the project’s original mission to engage students in food production. More...

Obituaries

Richard ‘Dick’ MacNealy

Richard “Dick” MacNealy, 94, passed away Monday, November 6, 2017.  He was born July 10, 1923, in Newark, Ohio.  He spent his youth in Bethesda, Ohio, and Canton, Ohio.  More...

Shirley MacNealy

Shirley Ann (nee Adams) Mac- Nealy, 86, passed away Wednesday, November 22, 2017, in Madison, Mississippi.  She was born January 4, 1931, in Ashland, Wisconsin.  As a young girl, Mrs. More...

Doris Haapala

Doris O. More...

Public Meetings - Free Access

Public Meeting Calendar

Following is a schedule of open public meetings. The listing is for governmental and similar entities. More...

Meeting Minutes - Free Access

St. Ignace City Council Minutes

City of St. Ignace Summary of Council Proceedings November 20, 2017 The Regular Council Meeting convened at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, November 20, 2017, in the Council Chambers at City Hall with Mayor Litzner presiding.  More...

Tunnel Options Eyed For Line 5 at Straits

Flow To Cease Temporarily in Adverse Weather

An agreement between Enbridge Energy and the State of Michigan will have the company investigate putting its Line 5 pipelines into a tunnel under the Straits of Mackinac, which would help contain oil in the event of a spill. More...

St. Ignace Trolleys To Link Sites, Businesses

The St. Ignace Events Committee is purchasing four antique trolleys for use from mid- May to early November around St. Ignace. They will run a circular route from Kewadin Shores Casino to US-2, with 25 stops along the way. More...

Holiday Events Ahead This Weekend

St. Ignace Open House: Santa Claus Is Coming To Town Friday

The St. Ignace Holiday Open House will be Friday, December 1, in downtown St. Ignace featuring the following events:  Holiday music by G-Man Entertainment will be broadcast on speakers throughout downtown starting at 4:30 p.m.  More...

Mackinaw City Christmas Tree Lighting Is Saturday

There will be holiday cheer in Mackinaw City on Saturday, December 2, as the community hosts its annual tree decorating at 11 a.m. More...

Sports

Fundamentals, Confidence Are the Focus of Junior High Basketball, Says Kissinger

The St. Ignace basketball program has enjoyed a run of success for the better part of 20 years. More...

COACH’S CORNER: RACHEL WALLIN

Coach’s Corner features area coaches from various teams to get their perspective on coaching, the rewards, the challenges, their goals, and the benefits of team sports for student-athletes. More...

Saints Midget BB Hockey Goes 3-1 in Weekend Action

The St. Ignace Midget BB hockey team was 3-1 over the weekend in action at Negaunee and Marquette.  St. More...

Columns

Michigan Long-timers Dingell and Conyers

After nearly 60 years, concluding in 2015 as the longest-serving member of Congress in history, Representative John Dingell (D-Dearborn) had a highly positive reputation on energy, commerce, and so many other issues. More...

Engadine Consolidated Schools

Giving and sharing with others are important skills for our students to learn and practice. The elementary student council will have a penny and canned goods drive beginning Monday, December 4, through Friday, December 15. More...

Les Cheneaux

Many homes and some businesses have begun to decorate their homes and property for the Christmas holidays. It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Les Cheneaux.  More...


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