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•State Police to cut down on distracted driving (April 14, 2017)
• Adopt-a-beach programs spring into action (April 13, 2017)
• Volunteers needed to guard sturgeon (April 12, 2017)
• Invasive species odd hero for native fish (April 9, 2017)
•Workshop on Cottage Food Laws to be held in Rudyard on April 26 (March 24, 2017)
Winter Farmer's Market
Saturday, April 29
Bayliss Public Library
Open from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Don’t forget to visit our local Farmers’ Market on Saturday mornings. Conveniently located inside of Bayliss Public Library, you can shop and support local vendors, while remaining warm and dry.
Humane Society to hold fundraiser
Donations needed for auction
Best of Friends Humane Society is taking donations of gently used goods (except clothing) for a fundraising auction to be held on May 13. The event will be conducted by Royale Treasures Auction with proceeds going to help EUP animals in need. Over the past five years, the organization has assisted more than 500 low income pet owners with their pets’ veterinary care. Call Best of Friends 906-440-8309 for drop-off locations in the Soo. Pickup may be available. See items to be auctioned on Best of Friends Humane Society’s Facebook page.
The time and date of the auction will be announced in the coming weeks.
Spring Cleanup planned for forest
The Spring 2017 St. Ignace Ranger District of the Hiawatha National Forest Cleanup is scheduled for Saturday, May 6th. The group will be meeting at Castle Rock in St. Ignace at 9 a.m., and plan on working until 2 p.m., lunch will be provided for the volunteers.
If you plan to attend, please dress appropriately for the weather; tools, gloves and other safety equipment will be provided. According to the rangers, the public is a huge help with this effort, and is encouraged to participate again this year.
Contact Justin Bomers at 906-643-7900 x 137 or Tom Briggs at 906-748-6567 with questions.
A Craft Show will be held on Saturday, June 3 at the American Legion Post #393 in Hulbert.
Cost for vendors is $20 for an inside, 10 x10 space, 1- 8ft table and chair furnished,(smaller & larger sizes available). Contact Heather Frank at (906) 274-5228 or email: for more information.
St. Mary’s School hosting annual raffle
Buy your St. Mary's Raffle tickets from
Bernice Scozzafave by calling 906-248-5277 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org. 1st place prize is $10,000, 2nd place is $2,000, plus 10 additional $100 prizes. This is tax-deductible purchase. Better odds than the lottery-only 3,000 tickets printed. Drawing is May 4th at 7 p.m. at St. Mary's School. They will be having dessert and coffee from 5 to 7 p.m. before the drawing. Tickets are $20.
Pull Team/Bay Mills Resort & Casino (closes April 24)
Construction Equipment Operator/Bay Mills Public Works (closes April 26)
Med-XRay Technician/Bay Mills Health Center (open until filled)
Casino Room Attendant/Bay Mills Resort & Casino (open until filled)
Housekeeping Room Attendant/Bay Mills Resort & Casino (open until filled)
Line Cook/Wild Bluff Golf Course (open until filled)
Kitchen Steward/Bay Mills Resort & Casino (open until filled)
Line Cook/Sacy's (open until filled)
Staff Dentist/Bay Mills Health Center (Open until filled)
Chief Financial Officer/Bay Mills Indian Community (Open until filled)