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Small Batch’s Superior Sandwich

For a truly entertaining dining experience, look no further than Small Batch at the Cupola in Harbor Springs. A combination catering biz, bakery, and full-service cafe, Small Batch is the brainchild of proprietress and full-blown foodie, Lauretta Reiss. A former designer-turned-artistic chef, Reiss has a flair for style that truly sets her space — and culinary creations — apart. “For me, it means that every aspect of dining and baking tells a story,” she tells Northern Express. “That’s what makes the restaurant really unique.” Now in its seventh year of service, Small Batch changes its offerings with the season and features local produce whenever possible. The real summer catch right now: the Superior sandwich. It starts with a house-made bun and Lake Superior whitefish that’s caught and delivered three times per week, then cooked up crispy yet tender. From there, this towering sammie is stacked with garden-fresh leaf lettuce and tomato and finished with remoulade and a scratch-made bread-and-butter pickle. Drooling yet? Pile some thick-cut fries on your plate, and you’ve got lunch fit for a discriminating local. Head up to Harbor Springs and reel in your own for $17. Find Small Batch at the Cupola at 340 State St., in Harbor Springs, Michigan. (231) 242-4686, www.smallbatchharborsprings.com.
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Cheboygan, MICheboygan Tribune

Meet Joyce Land Dilworth, daughter of Cheboygan’s last lighthouse keeper

CHEBOYGAN — Visit Cheboygan’s Front Range Lighthouse from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. this Saturday or Sunday, to meet Joyce Land Dilworth, the daughter of Cheboygan’s last lighthouse keeper, Clarence Land, who served in Cheboygan from 1944-1966. Prior to that, Land was the lighthouse keeper at Poe Reef Lighthouse. Poe Reef is...
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Cheboygan County, MICheboygan Tribune

Wolverine Community Schools Operating Millage proposal on ballot Aug.

WOLVERINE — Voters who live within the Wolverine Community Schools district boundaries will be asked to vote on an operating millage proposal by the school district during the Aug. 3 special election Tuesday. "The registered voters in Wolverine Community School District for Ellis, Mentor, Nunda and Wilmot Townships will vote...
Mackinac County, MImackinacislandnews.com

Mayor Doud Encourages Everyone To Get Vaccine

As Covid-19 cases are increasing across the country, including in Mackinac County, Mayor Margaret Doud encourages everyone who can to be vaccinated. “I don’t like the direction we’re going with Covid,” she said during the city council meeting Wednesday, July 28. The increase in cases is largely owing to the spread of the more transmissible Delta variant of Covid-19. As […]
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This is the cheapest gas in Cheboygan right now

(CHEBOYGAN, MI) Depending on where you fill up in Cheboygan, you could be saving up to $0.01 per gallon on gas. According to a survey by GasBuddy, Marathon at 308 E State was the cheapest station in the area, with regular listed at $3.25 per gallon at the pumps Wednesday. That was compared to Shell at 604 S Main St, where a gallon of regular was selling for $3.26.
Petoskey, MIPetoskey News-Review

Petoskey council could consider endorsing transit plan at upcoming meeting

PETOSKEY — Petoskey City Council members will be the next group to hear from proponents of a proposed “Emmet Transit Authority” to oversee a public bus system throughout the county. That new plan was previously presented to Emmet County commissioners a month ago, but the concept, if approved, would require...
Cheboygan, MICheboygan Tribune

Love for the sport: A Q&A with Cheboygan varsity volleyball coach Kris Jewell

Q: Before I even get into volleyball, I heard you recently went on a road trip through 16 states. What was that like?. Jewell: It was the trip of a lifetime. We've talked about going to the Grand Canyon since our son, Cody, was a toddler. We wanted to wait until he was old enough to appreciate it, but young enough to still think that vacationing with his parents is still cool — and we are cool, by the way. We planned a similar trip a couple years ago, but my husband blew his knee out right before and needed emergency surgery on it. And then last summer, we were sidelined due to (COVID-19). So, this summer we decided to make it happen. We literally left the last day of school.
Michigan StateCheboygan Tribune

Maybank III repeats as Michigan Junior Amateur champion

DEARBORN — You can call it a repeat. On Thursday, Cheboygan's PJ Maybank III captured his second consecutive GAM Michigan Junior Amateur Championship crown during the 43rd edition of the event held at TPC Dearborn on Thursday. Maybank, who won the Overall Division title last summer, earned the repeat with...
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New Organization, Island Businesses Make Efforts To Reach Out to Employees

Working on Mackinac Island is a rewarding experience, supported by businesses and volunteers that help employees make meaningful connections and engage with the Island community. An example is a free meal and camaraderie at employee dinners every Thursday and Friday evening. Thursday dinners are from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the basement of Ste. Anne’s Church and Friday dinners […]
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4-Day Weather Forecast For Cheboygan

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Cheboygan: Thursday, July 29: Partly sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Friday, July 30: Sunny during the day; while partly cloudy then chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight; Saturday, July 31: Showers and thunderstorms likely during the day;
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The Only House For Sale on Mackinac Island Less Than $1 Million

This house has a garage, but you can't park your car in it. See the only standalone dwelling on Mackinac Island for sale with a price tag of less than $1M. Island life. It's different this far north of the Equator; the winter is far from tropical. If you ever been there, you know there's nothing like Mackinac Island. The lifestyle is a throwback to a different era. If you've dreamed of making this your home, you should know that real estate is extremely scarce and highly valued on this 3.8 square mile sanctuary between Michigan's upper and lower peninsulas. Prices are routinely over $1,000,000 with one exception: 1241 Mission St.
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New Radio Tower on Mackinac Island Boosts 9-1-1 Capabilities

People across the nation rely on 9- 1-1 dispatching during emergencies and now, with a new radio tower behind the fire department on Market Street, Mackinac Islanders no longer need to worry about spotty coverage while first responders can trust their radios to connect them from anywhere on the Island. Safety and communication are key city priorities, Mayor Margaret Doud […]