Category: ‘Programs’

Posted on October 26th, 2021

Spectrum in Pellston Update

Spectrum in Pellston Update

Cable was laid in 2022/23. Households can now sign up for Spectrum internet, phone, and TV, or any of the three. See the link below for availability.

Link to Munro Township Pellston addresses


Connecting Michigan Communities (CMIC) Grant Program

Charter Communications has advised the Munro Township Board that the CMIC 2.0 Broadband Grant applied for in our community has been awarded. Specifically, Pellston area addresses on Douglas Lake Road, Bryant Road, and those neighborhoods directly around those roads are included in the Pellston area address list. (Link below)
The project will cost in excess of $690,000-, Charter will receive $338,000- in grant money and they (Charter Communications) will fund the balance of $352,000.
A letter from Lt. Governor Gilcrist announcing the award and the specific list of homes that they will be building to is also on the Township site.  (Also see links below.) Engineering and mapping are expected to start Fall of 2021, with construction beginning in the Spring of 2022.

Link to the letter announcing the award

Link to – CMIC grant program

Link to Munro Township Pellston addresses

Posted on November 11th, 2017

Area Recycling Drop-Off Sites

Nearby Recycle Drop-Off Sites

All are Open 24/7 except for the Emmet County Drop-Off Center

Cheboygan County

  • City of Cheboygan – County Building, 870 S Main St
  • Indian River On Martha Street, off Straits Highway
  • West Burt Township Transfer Station – Indian Rd.

Emmet County

  • Mackinaw City:  Behind the High School and baseball diamond at the Public Works Yard
  • Pellston:  At the corner of State St. and Zipf (down the road from the school)
  • Robinson Road:  from Jurek’s Market at the Pleasantview Road jog
  • Alanson Area:  Off Milton Avenue in the Village Public Works Yard

The Emmet County Drop-Off Center is the county “flagship” drop site with areas to accept …

Paper, Boxes and Bags • Mixed Containers

32 additional recyclable materials not accepted at the other sites

Yard Waste for composting • Garbage to be landfilled

It is open 8-4 weekdays and 8-3 Saturdays.  Closed Sundays and major holidays.

For more information and locations see their websites:

Cheboygan County RecyclingCheboygan County Recycling Guide PDF

Emmet County RecyclingEmmet County Recycling Guide PDF


Posted on March 6th, 2017

Loon Nesting Program

Since 1992, we have been practicing loon preservation by constructing artificial nesting platforms. Loons prefer to nest on islands to distance themselves from predators such as raccoons. We belong to the Michigan Loon Preservation Association and you may consider joining also. They provide valuable loon information. Read more of Loon Nesting Program »

Posted on February 2nd, 2017

The UMBS Stewards Program

Feel compelled to help maintain the beautiful 10,000 acres of the UMBS Bio Station?  Join the UMBS Stewards once a week or every other week during the summer. Contact Stuart Case. Read more of The UMBS Stewards Program »