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Congressman Bergman Aims At Reinstating Cormorant Control in the Great Lakes

U.S. Rep. Jack Bergman has introduced a bill that would overcome a 2016 federal judge’s ruling and reinstate a depredation order that allowed the state and U.S. More...

Line 5 Public Meeting To Be Held Tuesday at Little Bear

The Michigan Pipeline Safety Advisory Panel will host a public feedback session in St. Ignace regarding the future of Enbridge Energy’s Line 5. The meeting will be held at Little Bear East Arena in St. More...

City Decorates Downtown Tree in Anticipation of Santa’s Arrival

The City of St. More...

Mackinac County Sheriff’s Office Weekly Activity Report

For the week of November 27 through December 3, the following activity was reported by the Mackinac County Sheriff’s Office:  • Deputies responded to 10 property damage crashes, seven involving car and deer. More...

Christmas Sing-along Is December 7

The Christmas carol sing-along at the Gros Cap Church in Moran Township will take place Thursday, December 7, beginning at 7 p.m. More...

Straits Area Community Cantata To Include 40 Local Singers December 10

St. Anthony Catholic Church in Mackinaw City will host the Straits Area Community Cantata Sunday, December 10, at 2 p.m. This year’s musical event will include 40 singers from Mackinaw City, St. More...

Christmas Tree Donations Honor St. Onge

To honor the memory of Tricia (nee St. Onge) Smith, who passed away October 30, 2017, following an illness with cancer, a Christmas tree has been set up at Cedarville Foods in Cedarville. More...

Hart, McNamara-Underwood Paint Mural for Downtown

Clyde Hart and Paula McNamara Underwood spent three weeks and approximately 50 hours painting an Upper Peninsulathemed mural that was placed in the storefront windows of Tropic North on North State Street in downtown St. Ignace. More...

State Hires Pipeline Experts; Line 5 Temporarily Shuts Down

The Michigan Agency for Energy (MAE) has hired two specialists to monitor the work of Enbridge Energy, as required by the November 27 agreement Enbridge reached with the State of Michigan. More...

Invasive Species Management Continues Throughout EUP

As the snow begins to fall here in the Eastern Upper Peninsula, another field season comes to a close for the Three Shores Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area (Three Shores CISMA). More...

Guitar Duo To Perform at Library Dec. 12

Younce Guitar Duo will perform “Twelve Strings of Christmas” at the St. More...

Bowling Team Fundraiser Is Wednesday

The St. Ignace high school bowling team will sponsor a spaghetti dinner fundraiser Wednesday, December 6, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Gateway Lanes and Fred’s Pub in St. Ignace. Cost is $9 for adults and $5 for children 10 and younger. More...

Rudyard Decoration Contest Underway

The Rudyard Lions Club will sponsor its annual Christmas decoration contest for the Rudyard area. Homes will be judged Saturday, December 16. Cash prizes will be awarded for the top three decorated homes in the Rudyard area. More...

Eckola of Rudyard Among 3 New Troopers To Join St. Ignace State Police Post

Three new probationary troopers who graduated November 30 from Michigan’s 133rd Trooper Recruit School started work this week at the Michigan State Police St. More...

Barge Leads to Les Cheneaux Planning Discussion

The Clark Township Planning Commission decided against acting on complaints about a floating boathouse for the time being, revisited the issue of short-term home rentals, and discussed amendments to ordinances governing Hessel Shore Strip District, f More...

Mackinaw City Celebrates Christmas Season With a Visit from Santa, Carriage Rides

Horse-drawn wagon tours of Heritage Village were available during Mackinaw City’s Christmas in Mackinaw celebration Saturday, December 2. More...

Tribes Oppose Concept of a Tunnel To Enclose Line 5

Native American Tribes comprising the Chippewa Ottawa Resource Authority (CORA) oppose the concept of a tunnel under the Straits of Mackinac to enclose Enbridge Energy’s Line 5 pipeline. CORA, a Sault Ste. More...

Santa Claus Delights St. Ignace Children in Downtown Christmas Events

At left: St. Ignace Mayor Connie Litzner gave Santa Claus a key to the city before the Christmas tree was lit downtown Friday, December 1. More...

Cloverland Electric Sells Lighthouse.net to CCI Systems; To Be Managed by Packerland Broadband

Cloverland Electric Cooperative has sold Lighthouse.net to CCI Systems, Inc. of Iron Mountain. Starting January 1, 2018, Lighthouse.net will be managed by CCI’s cable operator, Packerland Broadband.  More...

Labor Day Bridge Walk Meeting Planned for Feb. 16

The Mackinac Bridge Authority (MBA) will hold a meeting at 9 a.m. Friday, February 16, at Little Bear East Arena in St. More...

For the Record...

In the November 30 issue of The St. More...

Mackinac Bands Hosts Holiday Program

Mackinac Bands of Chippewa and Ottawa Indians will host their 12th Annual Children’s Winter Holiday Program Saturday, December 16, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. More...

St. Ignace Rest Area on I-75 Closed for Winter

The St. Ignace Rest Area on southbound I-75 in Mackinac County closed Tuesday, December 5, and will remain closed until April. More...

Blood Drive Is Dec. 19 in St. Ignace

The American Red Cross will host a blood drive in St. Ignace Tuesday, December 19, from noon to 5:45 p.m. at the United Methodist Church at 615 West US- 2.   More...

Three Shores CISMA Explains Chemical Herbicide Spraying in Clark Township

The topic of chemical spray herbicides has become an item of discussion in Clark Township during recent months since the chemical glyphosate was used in the area last fall in an effort to battle invasive types of phragmites grasses along the shorelin More...

Community Enjoys Christmas Bazaar, Music in Engadine

The Christmas Tuba Band, which has become an annual favorite, provides cheerful entertainment for Christmas Bazaar attendees. More...

St. Ignace State Street May See Safety Changes

City Council Sets Public Work Session for This Monday

New St. Ignace City Manager Michael Stelmaszek was officially named to his new post at the city council meeting Monday, December 4, taking his seat at the council table while former manager Les Therrian sat in the public seating area. Mr. More...

St. Ignace Holiday Market Is Saturday

A Holiday Christmas Market will take place Saturday, December 9, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at The Pavillion and Colonial House Inn in St. Ignace. More...

VFW To Host Benefit for Carol Litzner

A Clyde’s burger fundraiser for Carol Litzner will be Saturday, December 16, from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the VFW Hall in St. Ignace. Suggested donation is $8 per person. There will be a silent auction, bake sale, and 50/50 raffle. More...

Cedarville Community Marks Holiday Season with Christmas Party, Tree Auction

The Christmas tree auction concluded at the Les Cheneaux Historical Museum Sunday, December 3. More...

Graymont and LSSU Distribute $95,000 in Grants

The Graymont mining company has worked in partnership with Sault Ste. More...

Summer Home Burns on Brevort Lake

An unoccupied summer home on Brevort Lake burned down Tuesday, November 28. More...


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