April 7, 2018 RSS feed / Top News

News

George Goodman and Bonny the Bomb-sniffing Dog Assist in Austin

The bond between a federal agent and a specially trained canine companion is strong.  Bureau of Alcohol, Tobaccos, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) special agent George Goodman of Dexter and his five-year-old chocolate Labrador retriever Bonny hav More...

‘Good Form’ Running, Walking Clinics Will Be Held Saturday

The Mackinac Island Recreation Department is hosting Good Form Running and Good Form Walking programs at Mackinac Island Public School Saturday, April 7, at 9 a.m. More...

All Candidates Running Unopposed in City Elections May 8

City elections are Tuesday, May 8, with polling on the first floor of Community Hall from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. More...

Letters

No Better Place To Spend Vacation

To the Editor:   Enclosed is my check for another great year of receiving the Mackinac Island Town Crier, the best small town newspaper I know of.  More...

Cables Leak Mineral Oil in Mackinac Straits

Two electric cables that run beneath the Straits of Mackinac and serve as the only connection for the power grids of the Upper Peninsula and Lower Peninsula were shut down Tuesday, April 3, when the American Transmission Company (ATC) discovered the More...

Island Water Tastes the Best

The crew at the Mackinac Island Water Filtration Plant takes pride in cleaning millions of gallons of Lake Huron water each year. More...

Opinions

HORSE TALES

When a Sunny Day Turns Soggy: Riding In and Out of the Elements

Welcome, April! With this month comes rain, snow, sleet, as well as shine, if you live in Michigan. On Mackinac Island, the external elements are with you day and night. More...

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

March certainly went out like a lion, with snow, wind, and cold temperatures. With Easter on April 1, all the snow was like an April Fool’s Day joke. More...

Nature Notes

Northern Cardinals Are a Bright Spot During Island Winter

Here we are in April. Last week the temperature seemed to be on the rise and the calendar said that it was spring. Hawks, eagles, turkey vultures, and other acceptors and raptors have been winging their way north.  More...

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