July 16, 2005 RSS feed / Top News

Committee Tackles Street Congestion, Motorized Tractors in Use on Island

The Street Committee came to a startling conclusion at its meeting Tuesday, July 12, when members realized that the city is not aware of all of the tractors currently in use on the Island. More...

News

History of a Winner... Bernida Won 1925 Inaugural Bayview-Mackinac Sailboat Race

This is the story of an unusual boat and its "spirit." It More...

Grand Hotel Thanks John McCabe for 27 Years of Shakespeare

Island Author, Actor, To Focus on Writing Novel

He is called John, Jack, Professor McCabe, and Dr. McCabe. Island visitors know him as the Shakespearean in Residence at Grand Hotel. More...

Second Illunination Lecture at Ste. Anne’s July 17

Prasanna Vengadam To Talk About Hinduism

The second lecture in the Second Annual Illumination series, known as Illumination 2005, will be held July 17 at 3 p.m. at Ste. Anne More...

Editorials

Michigan Politics

Granholm, DeVos: Just Shadow Boxing Now

BEULAH More...

Letters

Letter to the Editor

To the Editor: I would like to thank Mr. Plude and the Mackinac Island Recreation Department for organizing the soccer camp, which took place June 27-29. Coach Drago Dumbovic was very enthusiastic and taught us many great skills. More...

Community Supports New Island Ambulance Purchase

Tickets, Pledges Go To $75,000 Vehicle

Between the beginning of dessert and the time the last sugary crumbs were licked off fingers, community members had made a decision: to support the Mackinac Island Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) in their quest for a new ambulance. More...

Burning Banned on Island

With the 80-plus degree temperatures that the Island has seen for more than a week, the Mackinac Island Fire Department has issued a ban on burn permits until further notice, which means that because of dryness, no open fires will be allowed anywhere More...

People

Mackinac Island Yacht Club Bridge Results

In Mackinac Island Yacht Club Bridge League games for the week ending Wednesday, July 13, Jean Allen placed first, Kay Berke placed second, Howard Burdett placed third, and Rich Ernst placed fourth. More...

Sports

Volleyball Camp Coming July 18

John Knuth, Marysville High School head volleyball coach and National Volleyball Coach of the Year will be holding a volleyball camp in the gymnasium at Mackinac Island Public School Monday, July 18, through Wednesday, July 20, from 9:30 a.m. More...

Columnists

News About People On Mackinac Island

Chance Rushing, a fourth grader at Harrington Elementary School in Plano, Texas, and grandson of Gracie Francis of Mackinac, has received the President More...

Looking Back

115 Years Ago Saturday, July 12, 1890 Prof. Lyons, manager of the Island job printing office, located in the county building, reports business good, and steadily increasing. More...

Two Brown Birds Sing Distinctive Songs on Mackinac Island

Nature Notes By

People sometimes say to me that they never see any or many birds on the Island. I don More...

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