Today: A 30-percent chance of showers, mainly before 8 a.m. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a steady temperature around 46. Breezy, with a north-northwest wind between 13 and 23 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.
Pirates were given the go-ahead to raise their flag over Harbor Island this summer for the fourth annual Michigan Pirate Festival, an event held in conjunction with Loutit District Library.
"As far as the library is concerned, we are all for it,' library spokesman Larry Halverson said. "Central Park is an ideal spot, but there are some limitations there.'
Today: Showers likely, mainly after 2 p.m. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. East wind at 7 mph becoming south. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Michael Nassaney, the director of archaeology at Fort St. Joseph, will present "Public Archaeology at a Long Lost Trading Post in Southwest Michigan: the Continuing Saga of the Fort St. Joseph Investigations," from 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday in the Loutit District Library's program room A.