December 8, 2018 RSS feed / Top News

Serving Up Malts, Smiles, Cheer at the Christmas Bazaar

Summer residents Rachael Hubel, Emily Gladding, and Tiffany Mikel serve ice cream, malts, and cheer at the Christmas Bazaar Saturday, December 1. For more photographs, turn to More...

News

Meet the Students of Mackinac Island School

The youngest students at Mackinac Island Public School include preschool students (front, from left) Mia St. Onge, Liam Smyth, Jayce Cawthorne, Lincoln Leveille; (back) Nandeen Bhallie, Molly Lohff, Levi Polzin, and Chloe Cawthorne. More...

Winter Festival Is February 2, 3

The 2019 Mackinac Island Winter Festival is Saturday, February 2 and Sunday, February 3.  More...

Best of America Equine Program To Feature Mackinac Island

Horseback riding on Mackinac Island will be featured on the Best of American cable television program in December, with footage filmed here September 28 through 30 to be aired in two episodes. More...

Obituaries

Adam Kiracofe

Adam W. Kiracofe, 40, passed away Friday, November 9, 2018, at his home in Foxboro, Massachusetts, after a 12-year illness with brain cancer. He was surrounded by loved ones.  He was born September 2, 1978, in Petoskey. More...

Armand ‘Smi’ Horn

Armand “Smi” Horn, 86, of St. Ignace, formerly of Mackinac Island, passed away peacefully Sunday, November 4, 2018, at home surrounded by family.  More...

Elliot Cohen

Elliot Cohen of Bloomfield Hills, a long-time summer cottager on Mackinac Island, passed away Wednesday, November 21, 2018, under the care of his son, Eric. He was 94.  Mr. More...

Columnists

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

It’s Christmas time on Mackinac, one of the most beautiful seasons of the year. We are hoping that Jack Frost comes and waves his magic wand so that we will get some Christmas snow. More...

A Look at History

Mackinac County Celebrates Its Bicentennial This Fall

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Nature Notes

Fox Population Coming Back to Island

In the conclusion of my last column, I asked if anyone had seen a red fox recently. Immediately, a response came from Clark Bloswick with a recent night photograph of a fox from a trail camera. More...

Breaking News - 12/13/2018 5:06 PM

State Seeking Public Comments on Proposed Tunnel Agreements Until December 18 - Free Access

The public has until Tuesday, December 18, to comment on three proposed agreements relating to the newly formed Mackinac Straits Corridor Authority, which will oversee construction of a utility tunnel for Enbridge’s Line 5. More...

Senate Passes Bill To Create Tunnel Authority

The Michigan Senate passed a version of Senate Bill 1197 Wednesday, December 5, that will create a new Mackinac Straits Corridor Authority through an amendment to the Mackinac Bridge Authority Act. More...

People

Paul Fullerton Retires After 38 Years of Flying at the Straits

Paul Fullerton is a fixture at Mackinac County Airport in St. Ignace, where he manages the facility and has provided air service to Mackinac and Bois Blanc islands via his company, Great Lakes Air. More...

Teaching on Mackinac Island Is a ‘Dream Come True’ for Kathy Lisk

Kathy Lisk started her first year teaching on Mackinac Island this fall, following a whirlwind interview process just a week before the school year began. More...

WEDDING

Brita Olson, Fuller Cowell Wed

Brita Olson and Fuller Cowell of Boyne Falls were married Friday afternoon, September 28, in an outdoor ceremony on the parade grounds inside Fort Mackinac on Mackinac Island.  Tom Marx officiated at the ceremony.  More...

Sports

Island Volleyball Team Finishes Third in Northern Lights League

The Mackinac Island Lakers volleyball team can take pride in their season. Their win total has improved in each of the last three seasons and, without a senior player, they will return the entire team next year. More...

Lakers Fall to Saints in Division 4 District Volleyball Semifinals

The Mackinac Island Lakers fell to the St. More...

Mackinac Island Lakers Close Out Soccer Season with 13-3 Overall Record

The Mackinac Island Lakers Soccer team closed out the year with the 2018 regular season championship, but suffered a 4-1 setback at the hands of Munising Baptist Bobcats in the Northern Lights League semi-final playoffs at Hannahville Saturday, Octob More...

Letters

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Vision of Community Foundation Leaders Improves Life for All

To the Editor: As we the read the useful, and well presented, 2017 Annual Report for the Mackinac Island Community Foundation, memories flow. More...

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