June 18, 2005 RSS feed / News

Festival Merchandise on Sale at Several Stores

For lilac enthusiasts, several Mackinac Island stores are selling merchandise to commemorate this year More...

Arts, Dance Highlights Summer Programs

With the summer in full swing, the Mackinac Island Recreation Department has many events planned for all ages and for residents and visitors alike. More...

Community Foundation Awards $52,662 in Grants to Island Projects

The Mackinac Island Community Foundation has awarded $52,662 to 14 Island projects this summer, the greatest amount of money disbursed in a grant cycle. The Foundation awards grants twice a year from the earnings of its endowments. More...

Island’s One Way Street, French Lane, To Get New Signs

One-way street violations and a permit for a special electric wheel chair-bicycle combination were issues addressed by the City Council More...

Sunset Cruises Offered Under Mackinac Bridge

Sunset cruises under the Mackinac Bridge will be offered on Monday nights by the St. Ignace Visitors Bureau. All three Mackinac Island boat lines will host the cruises. More...

Good Times Roll in Lilac Festival Hayride

Eager Island visitors prepare to take an hour long hay ride around the Island. The hay ride is one of many evening activities scheduled during the Lilac Festival. More...

Library Book Sale Raises $812

Chelsea Storms (left) of Clio and Joan Zak of Novi escape the nasty weather of Saturday afternoon by looking through books at the Mackinac Island Public Library More...

Island Stores Vie for Lilac Acclaim

For over 20 years, Island stores have been given a challenge during lilac festival to create the most lilac inspired window to fit with that year More...

Governor Hosts Reception for Northern Media

Governor Jennifer Granholm hosted a media reception on the porch of her summer residence Sunday, June 12. More...

Pooch Porch To Be Auctioned

The Pooch Porch made its grand debut Saturday, June 11, when it was carried down Main Street to its final destination at Windermere Point. The porch, which was built by Ryan Lindsey, will be auctioned during the Dog & Pony Show Saturday, June 18. More...

Three New Faces Behind The Island News

This year the Town Crier welcomes two bright and exuberant interns, Jessica Delaney of Grand Rapids and Leslie Rott of Huntington Woods. Working and guiding them through the summer is Karen Gould, a reporter from More...

Competitive and Recreational Runners Enjoy 10K Lilac Run

His friends call him More...

Schooner Manitou Visits Mackinac Island

The Schooner Manitou docked on Arnold Line More...

Excitement Builds for 6th Potter Book

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