DNR To Hold Open House on Proposed ORV Route in Mackinac County

May 25, 2017

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has scheduled an open house for next week to gather public comment on an off-road vehicle route connector proposal in Mackinac County.

The proposed ORV route would connect Moran and Detour, and neighboring communities.

The open house is scheduled for 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. EDT, Tuesday May 30 at the Clark Township Hall, located at 207 North Blind Line Road in Cedarville.

“This connector will provide access to a number of communities and services needed for destination riding of ORVs,” said Paul Gaberdiel, DNR recreation trails specialist for the eastern Upper Peninsula. “This route proposal has been initiated by the Les Cheneaux Snowmobile Club grant sponsor and is supported by local townships. The connector would use a variety of national forest, county and state highways, and state forest roads, totaling over 100 miles.”

A variety of partners supporting the proposal include the U.S.… Read the rest

Calendar – Holidays – Memorial Day Services in Marquette – May 29

May 25, 2017

Marquette – Memorial Day services will be held on Monday, May 29 at 9:30 a.m. at Holy Cross Cemetery and at 10:15 a.m. at Park Cemetery in Marquette.

The American Legion Post 44 will host the services and everyone in the Marquette community is encouraged to attend. Refreshments will be served at the American Legion Post 44, 700 W. Bluff Street in Marquette, following the 10:15 a.m. service.

For more information, call Tom Ranta at 250-2500.… Read the rest

Calendar – Holidays – Memorial Day Observance in Champion – May 28

May 25, 2017

Champion – A Memorial Day Observance will be held on Sunday, May 28 at 1 p.m. at Berle LaPin Veteran’s Memorial Park in Champion.

The guest speaker will be Pastor Mike Carriere and the Champion Volunteer Fire Department will serve as Color Guard. Refreshments will be served. … Read the rest