July 23, 2005 RSS feed / Top News

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Ragged Edge from Grand Rapids. From left, Katrina DeVries, James Boelkins, Maria DeVries, Jacob DeVries, and Margaret DeVries. More...

News

Ben Mosley Re-Elected School Board President

Ben Mosley was re-elected president of the Mackinac Island Board of Education at the board More...

Chief Advocates Partnership Between Police, Community

Explains Changes Made in Police Dept. Following Recent Citizen Concerns

After a heated July 6 City Council meeting at which several citizens charged the police department with harassment, the Police Committee met Wednesday, July 20, to review the changes made by Police Chief William Lenaghan and also to receive input fro More...

Teams Prepare for 2nd Island Trivia Contest

The Great Turtle Trivia Bowl returns to Mackinac again this year. The event, sponsored by Mackinac Associates, is a Jeopardy-style contest which pits eight, three-person teams against each other in the ultimate battle of Mackinac knowledge. More...

Sports

Fort Mackinac ‘Never Sweats’ Win First Vintage Base Ball Game

With a More...

Snag & Brag Contest Set

Fishing Tournament Expanded to 2 Days, August 20 and 21

A few changes have been made to this year More...

Letters

Letter to the Editor

Dog Owners Should Pay

To the Editor: I have to pay a hefty fee to bring my children, their bicycles, and myself to the Island, so I think it More...

Holua Is First To Cross Finish In Chicago Race

Retriever, Kutty

Light winds came to life Monday, July 18, to push Chicago racing sailboats up to Mackinac, but not before an early morning thunderstorm capsized the trimaran racer More...

New Harry Potter Book Conjures Up Magical Excitement for Island Readers

Muggles and wizards alike need to beware as Pottermania hits the nation. With You-Know-Who on the loose, signs of romance hitting the Hogwarts school, and increasing danger throughout the world, More...

People

Mackinac Island Yacht Club Bridge Results

In Mackinac Island Yacht Club Bridge League games for the week ending Wednesday, July 20, Rita Sue Cohen placed first, Nicki Krzykowski placed second, and Jane Burdett placed third. More...

Island Ties Remain Strong for Zaworskis

The beauty, romance, and tranquility of Mackinac Island has captivated brides for years. Hundreds of weddings are performed on the Island throughout the summer season, keeping churches, photographers, and florists busy. More...

Blisse Beardsley, Emma Chambers Earn Little Stone Church Scholarships

Blisse Beardsley (left) and Emma Chambers were awarded scholarships from Little Stone Church Sunday, July 3. Ms. Beardsley will receive $5,000 for four years while attending the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and Ms. More...

Columnists

Two Incidents Lead To Identifying Rattlesnake Fern and Snake Nature Notes By

Recently two seemingly unrelated incidents occurred that caused me to write this column. The first happened when a friend described to me and showed me a picture of a plant he wanted me to identify. More...

Port Huron-to-Mackinac Race Enjoys Rich History

A Look at History Port Huron-Mackinac

This is the week when boats are scheduled to arrive at Mackinac Island after sailing courses of more than 200 miles through the entire length of Lake Huron. More...

News About People On Mackinac Island

By Jeannette Doud

White sails are seen in the sunrise and sunset as they appear under the Mackinac Bridge and beyond. More...

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