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August Blood Drives

While thousands of people from across the country responded to the emergency request for blood and platelet donations issued by the American Red Cross in early July, a critical blood shortage remains. The Red Cross urges eligible donors to give now to help ensure blood is available throughout the rest of the summer to meet […]

New Hunting Licenses

Bear Hunting Clinics

The Michigan DNR and members of the Michigan Bear Hunters Association will offer bear hunting clinics in Cadillac starting on July 30th. Class will run from 10a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Students will learn the ins and outs of bear hunting with experienced hunters and experienced DNR educators. The class will cover habitat, gear, stand placement, […]

Monarch Butterfly Tagging

Monarch Butterfly Tagging

The Missaukee Conservation District Office will host a Monarch Butterfly tagging event on August 25th. Wildlife Trails Speaker: Laura Quist will demonstrate how and why scientists tag and track migrating monarch butterflies. This 25-year effort through the University of Kansas provides scientists a variety of information useful to gardeners: migration routes and duration, destinations, and […]


2016 Alanson River Fest

The Alanson River Fest will run from August 12th thru the 14th. The Alanson Riverfest showcases everything that makes the Inland Water Route stand out as an area with  history, community pride and vibrancy. Join the fun as the festival kicks off on Wednesday with the volunteer party, Thursday night with a teen dance, live […]


Starlab Planetarium

Explore the wonders of the night skies at the Scottville library!  The Starlab Planetarium will be at the Mason County District Library in Scottville Wednesday, August 10. Shows include “The Sky in Your Eyes”, with sky orientation, what you can see in tonight’s sky, meteorites, constellations, and when you can see them.  In “The Planets”, […]


4th Annual Let’s Paint the Town Black

The 4th Annual Let’s Paint the Town Black will be held in McBain on August 6th starting at 9am. The  5K Run and Walk and a 1-Mile “Fun Run” is open to all ages All donations received from the 5K will go to support the University of Michigan Cancer Research to find a cure for […]