October 8, 2005 RSS feed / Top News

Scott Roguska Produces Films, Gives ‘Jester’ Awards

There was no red carpet in place to greet arriving guests. No paparazzi stood on the sidelines snapping photos. Not one screaming fan could be heard begging for autographs. There was no line of long black limousines to deliver stars. More...

News

Public Hearing Scheduled on Burn Ordinance

Meeting for the second time in September to discuss illegal burning on the Island and ways to prevent it, the Ordinance Committee is considering writing a nuisance ordinance which would be enforceable. More...

Island Looks at Motor Vehicle Permit Policy

Mackinac Island is taking a closer look at its motor vehicle permit policy because City Council members want to tighten regulationst. More...

After 26 Years, Jack Ryerse ‘Takes a Break’ From Island Bank

There are many things constant in Jack Ryerse More...

Obituaries

Nova Therrien

Nova Therrien, 88, of Sault Ste. Marie, formerly of Mackinac Island, was the matriarch of the Wolford and Smith families and was an excellent cook and baker, and also a midwife, who worked on Mackinac Island for most of her life. Mrs. More...

Jim Juday

Jim A. Juday, 54, of Mackinac Island, formerly of Florida, died unexpectedly Monday, September 19, 2005, at Munson Medical Center in Traverse City, following a September 7 bicycle accident on Mackinac Island. More...

Patricia Land

Patricia Louise Land passed away unexpectedly September 10, 2005, at St. John Macomb Hospital in Warren. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

115 Years Ago Saturday, October 8 to Saturday, December 6, 1890 More...

Council May Consider Island Bike Helmet Law

Grand Hotel President Appeals for Rule

Dan Musser III, president of Grand Hotel, appealed to the Mackinac Island City Council Wednesday, September 28, for a mandatory bike helmet law. Mayor Margaret Doud promised to work out a strategy for the proposed edict and how it could be enforced. More...

Why did the turtle cross the road?

To get to Veterans Memorial Park.

After most Island visitors had headed for dinner, this brave More...

Stuart House Exhibits Historic Replicas

Island Buildings Focus of Miniature Gallery Display

Memories, talent, and a strong sense of community have come together for one of the newest exhibits at the Stuart House museum. More...

People

Julie Franks, Robert Conkey

Julie Anna Franks of Sylvan Lake and Robert Jeffrey Conkey of Sylvan Lake were married Saturday, August 13, 2005 at Ste. Anne More...

1959 Ypsilanti High Class Enjoys Island Reunion

Don Howe of St. Ignace was a member of the 1959 graduating class of Ypsilanti Roosevelt High School and hosted held a reunion on Mackinac Island August 29 through 31. More...

Peggy Slade, Thomas Largo

Peggy Ann Slade of Ann Arbor and Thomas Wheaton Largo of DeWitt were married Saturday, September 3, at Little Stone Church with the Reverend Vincent Carroll officiating. More...

Sports

Lakers 6-2 Overall on Season

3-1 in Northern Lights League

The Mackinac Island Lakers soccer team is 6-2 overall on the season and 3-1 in the Northern Lights League (NLL) with two league weekend games remaining on their schedule. More...

Columnists

Polls Show Granholm’s Re-election Vulnerabilities

Michigan Politics By George Weeks
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News About People On Mackinac Island

Gorgeous and magnificent were the words best to describe the weekend of October 1 and 2. Not a single day in midsummer could have been more beautiful. The fall attire of colors was beginning a canopy on the trees. More...

The Perils of the Ice Bridge

Tough and Easy Stages

A wintry Island memory from 1978. More...

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