May 27, 2006 RSS feed / Top News

Tower Museum Shares New Views of History

The once-abandoned tower at Mission Point Resort's Activities Center has undergone major renovation, seven years of restructuring to meet building codes, and a vast aesthetic More...

News

Council Ends Motor Vehicle Requests

Permits Again Considered in Fall, Emergencies Are Exception

Following the approval of 28 temporary motor vehicle permits, Mackinac Island City Council, May 10, put a stop to considering any more applications for general construction vehicle permits as the 2006 tourist season gets underway. More...

Michigan Politics

Ex-Governors Remain in Limelight

They have retired from public office, but Michigan's three living ex-governors have not faded from the public stage. More...

Class of 2006: Island School Graduates Nine Students

Mackinac Island Public School will graduate nine seniors, one of the largest classes since the school began offering More...

Columnists

Nature Notes

Mackinac Offers Diverse Habitats for Butterflies

Along with the reappearance of our spring flowers, warmer days, and the returning of our migrating snow birds, the reemergence of butterflies is another sure sign that spring is here and summer is soon to follow. More...

Mackinac Island Riders Take Good Care of Their Trails

"Spring burst upon the Island with sudden glory; the maples showed all at once a thousand perfect little leaflets, the rings of juniper brightened, the wild larches beckoned. The ice was gone." More...

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

Walking along Market Street, coming to the yard of Andrew and Stephanie McGreevy, you will immediately see the signs of spring as their tulips are in full bloom in a variety of colors. All those walking to Grand Hotel can enjoy their beauty. More...

Daytime Smoking Is Banned at 3 Restaurants

With the advent of new research about the hazards of secondhand smoke, states and cities have begun to adopt legislation that bans smoking in workplaces, restaurants, and even bars. Locally, several More...

Island Observes Memorial Day at 4 Venues

Mackinac Island will join the rest of the country in celebrating Memorial Day Monday, May 29, with the following events: More...

Obituaries

Memorial Service

Faye Cheeseman

A memorial service for Faye Cheeseman of Seattle, Washington, and St. Ignace, is planned for Sunday, May 28, 2006, at 1 p.m. at Gros Cap Cemetery. Deacon Don Olmstead will officiate. More...

EULOGY

Theresa Bazinaw

It is the season of the year that Theresa Bazinaw loved the most, when the landscape took on the signs of spring and the wooded areas became covered with wildflowers. More...

Sports

Beardsley, Chambers Qualify for Upper Peninsula Finals

Sophomore Woody Beardsley and freshman Robert Chambers continued the success of Mackinac Island athletes qualifying for the Upper Peninsula track finals during the Division 3 regionals Friday, May 19, at Pickford. More...

Lakers Foursome Sets New Relay Record

The foursome of (from left) senior Christina McLean, sophomore Annie Porter, freshmen Michi Mullings and Shayleen Mosley set a new Mackinac Island girls 400-meter relay record with a time of 58.98, breaking the mark of 1:07.00 established in 2001 by More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

115 Years Ago The St. Ignace News Saturday, May 23, 1891 More...

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