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High Water Summit is Tuesday

Time is running out to register for the BIA-Tip of the Mitt Watershed COuncil High Water Summit being held on Tuesday, August 25 at noon. Follow this link to register: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_HmZVNM5LQCWK15aEmYJ0qQ

Time to check trees for hemlock woolly adelgid

Michigan Department of Natural Resources sent this bulletin at 12/01/2020 09:49 AM EST Program contact: Rob Miller, 517-614-0454Media contact: Joanne Foreman, 517-284-5814Time to check trees for hemlock woolly adelgidInvasive pest already confirmed in five southwest...

Two Positive COVID-19 Tests on the Island

The Health Center’s updated COVID-19 test and case report shows two new positive tests apparently involving patients on the island.  Dawn Marsh has indicated in a public post on Facebook that she is one of the positive test cases.  She says she felt poorly a few days...

Hunter tests positive for COVID-19

A hunter who left the island with COVID-19 symptoms after being here for several days has tested positive for COVID-19 on the mainland. That’s according to a statement earlier this afternoon from the St. James and Peaine Township COVID19 Task Force.  On the...
St. James Board Meeting Brief

St. James Board Meeting Brief

The St. James Board met Wednesday evening with a full agenda. There were reports on progress at the South Marina. The electrical work there is essentially completed and, if the inspection conducted on Tuesday the 10th comes back with a pass, the system will come on...

BICS November Board Meeting Report

At their monthly business meeting on Monday, November 9th, the Beaver Island Community School board of education met to reconfirm the district’s COVID-19 Extended Learning Plan and receive the monthly report on student attendance. Beaver Island has been able to...
AMVETs Veteran’s Day Reminder

AMVETs Veteran’s Day Reminder

Veterans Day is this Wednesday and usually AMVETS Post 46 conducts an observance at the Veterans Park or the School auditorium. This year however with the number of members off the island, high winds expected Wednesday and the unavailability of the school due to Covid...

Tips for new Islanders: Wired phone

We’re so glad that you are joining us this winter. Here’s a tip that will be helpful when experiencing an electric outage. Wireless household phones will not work during a power outage (unless you have backup power for them or your base station has a...