August 6, 2005 RSS feed / Top News

Family Fulfills Quest With Hamilton Cottage Purchase

John and Mary Davey of Bloomfield Hills have been on a quest for more than five years to buy a cottage on Mackinac Island. Mr. More...

News

Island Welcomes Two New Officers to Police Department

After losing two seasonal police officers to full-time positions elsewhere, Mackinac Island Police Department has gained two new faces who are ready and eager to serve the Island community. More...

Mackinac Island Represents Unique Challenge in Addressing Project

For those who have always dreamed of sending a UPS package to Devil More...

Jim Lenfesty To Speak at Grand Marais Aug. 21

East Bluff cottager and author Jim Lenfestey will share his observations of life at Campbell Street Gallery in Grand Marais Sunday, August 21, at 5 p.m. as part of the gallery More...

Sports

Wawashkamo Tournament Results

Cub Horn, Bill Chambers, Sandra Orr, Janet Stingel Take First Places in July 27 Competition

At the July 27 Wawashkamo Golf Club mixed tournament, first place winners were Cub Horn, Bill Chambers, Sandra Orr, and Janet Stingel. They won the chip-off following a 31-tied score. More...

Editorials

Special Interest Groups Key to Fundraising

Michigan Politics

In seeking the post, House Speaker Craig DeRoche, R-Novi, vowed to ratchet up fundraising for his party%27s campaign war chest. Mission accomplished. He%27s already a million dollar man. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

115 Years Ago Saturday, August 2, 1890 On Monday morning last, Richard Brown, the loan agent, took his family to the Island in a small boat, intending to spend the day. More...

Letters

Letters to the Editor

Gaining a Young Reader

To the Editor: I just thought you More...

Expert Opinion: Key to Good Tourism Industry Is Hospitality

What is the secret to having and maintaining a booming, successful tourism industry in a small town? According to Michigan small towns, there is no secret. The important thing is marketing the town and encouraging visitors to return year after year. More...

High Wheelmen Roll Into Town August 11

100 Miles on Antique Bicycles

The Wheelman’s Association members enjoy a Mackinac Island visit in 2003. More...

People

LaPine Family Reunite in St. Ignace

Descendants of Levi and Susan LaPine of Mackinac Island attended a reunion in St. Ignace Saturday, July 23, and Sunday, July 24. Sixty-nine family members enjoyed a beach party at the Sand Dunes and a picnic at the home of Jim and Colleen Horn. More...

James Bogan Receives Outstanding Teaching Award

James Bogan, Mackinac Island summer resident and this year’s University of Missouri System Presidential Award for Outstanding Teaching recipient, is pictured outside a nature reserve in the Amaz More...

Island Worker Plans Liberia Trip

Julie Hunt, a summer worker on Mackinac Island, is planning a Christian mission trip to Liberia. Ms. More...

Columnists

‘Tea With Pierrette’

Tough and Easy Stages

During the war, I was with the XIX Tactical Air Command Headquarters, Ninth Air Force, a sergeant. But I was sure no big shot in that superb group of airmen who were General George S. Patton More...

Herbert Benjamin Shod Island Horses for Decades

A Look at History

Blacksmiths Mackinac Island More...

Great Year for Mackinac’s Juicy Wild Raspberries Nature Notes By

Patricia Martin

This summer has produced some of the most delicious and juicy wild raspberries I More...

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