May 20, 2006 RSS feed / Top News

New Idea for Mapleview: Family Apts.

If not a hotel, then how about a building of family dwelling units? More...

News

Museum Seeks Site in Mackinaw City for Icebreaker

Mackinaw Museum No Longer Planned for Cheboygan

The Icebreaker Mackinaw Maritime Museum, Inc. has submitted a request to the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to lease a portion of the State Ferry Dock in Mackinaw City as the permanent home of the decommissioned U.S. Coast Guard icebreaker More...

Out for a drive...

Carriage driver J.R. Reagle is assisted by his dog, Taffey, as they More...

Summer Resident Physician Rotation Underway

Throughout the summer, Mackinac Island Town Crier More...

Sports

Student Golfers Form New Lakers Team

Student interest has led to the formation of a school golf team after six years without one. High school health and science teacher Jeffery Ferguson, who moved to the Island last August, has taken on the role of coach. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

115 Years Ago The St. Ignace News May 16, 1891 The More...

Trends Predict Tourist Season

Island Business Owners Count on Summer Trade

Season predictions come from every corner, and Mackinac's hotel and business owners, who depend on the summer for their livelihoods, have their own way of gauging how strong it will be and of setting strategies to keep business brisk. More...

House Puts $200,000 Back in MSHP Funds

The State Budget Office proposal for fiscal year 2007 leaves Mackinac State Historic Parks $200,000 shy of last year's appropriation of $1.5 million. More...

Free Employee Dinner Moves to Thursdays

Mackinac Island summer workers are invited on Thursday evenings to enjoy a free dinner at Ste. Anne's Church this summer. More...

People

Rachael Sanderson Earns BGSU Degree

Rachael Sanderson, daughter of Carla and David Sanderson of Cygnet, Ohio, and Trillium Heights on Mackinac Island, has been graduated More...

Obituaries

Theresa Bazinaw

Theresa Bazinaw, 73, of Mackinac Island and St. Ignace, was a member of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians and the Ste. Anne's Catholic Church of Mackinac Island. More...

Margaret Kappa

Margaret Kappa of White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia, a housekeeping consultant at Grand Hotel for many years, died Friday, May 5, 2006, at the age of 84 following a brief illness. More...

Anna Bishop

Anna M. Bishop, 68, of Plattsburgh, New York, passed away surrounded by her family Friday, May 5, 2006, at CVPH Medical Center. More...

Columnists

Michigan Politics

Candidates Migrate North in Spring

Michigan's two top Republican statewide officeholders are stumping for different candidates in what has become an increasingly spirited primary to pick the November 7 challenger of U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow. More...

When and How Do the Horses Arrive on Mackinac Island?

One of the most frequently asked questions about horses on Mackinac Island is, when and how do they get here? Several years ago I wrote a column dealing with the transporting of horses over water by boat. More...

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

The beauty of nature can be found here, there, and everywhere these days on our Island, making it more beautiful each day. More...

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