June 24, 2006 RSS feed / Top News

Parade Still Grand in Spite of Rain

Crowds Line Main Street for 57th Lilac Parade By Bernie Nguyen More...

News

Family Rescued Near Round Island

A man and his dog were back safe on Mackinac Island after becoming stranded on Round Island, and his wife and daughter were rescued as their small boat drifted out into the Straits of Mackinac Saturday, June 10, following a family outing. More...

Daniels Is $5,000 Raffle Winner

The Lilac Festival raffle, held at the Village Inn after the Grand Parade on Sunday, June 18, concluded the Island-wide celebration. More...

For The Record...

In last week's story, "Concert Series Will Feature Classical Music," an event was omitted. It should have stated that Peggy Bynoe will be performing a piano recital on August 6. More...

Obituaries

Nancy Williams Gram

Nancy Quirk Williams Gram, widow of six-term Michigan Governor G. Mennen Williams and more recently of H. James Gram of Grosse Pointe Farms, died Monday, June 19, 2006. She was 91 years old. More...

Roger Grzymala

Roger Grzymala, 62, of Canton, worked as a skilled tradesman for 30 years and was known to friends as a "Mr. Fixit" who could repair anything. He was a regular visitor to Mackinac Island for years. Mr. More...

Columnists

Michigan Politics

Second Terms May Be Tough for First-Timers Granholm, Stabenow

Democrats Governor Jennifer Granholm and U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow won office by narrow margins and face tough bids this year for second terms as the first women to hold those offices. More...

Nature Notes

White Blooming Plant' Could Be One of Many on Island

Not a week goes by that I don't get asked to identify a plant from a description. This happened several times this week, and I did my best to try to name the plants from the description I had been given. I'm usually pretty good at it. More...

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

Exciting news! The Weather Channel broadcast live from the front porch of Grand Hotel to celebrate the first day of summer Wednesday, June 21. More...

Jack Dehring Honored for Service to Island School

"It was a great combination, Jack Dehring and Mackinac Island," said Bill Krieger, who was superintendent of Mackinac Island Public School from 1970 until 1974 and hired Mr. Dehring to teach on Mackinac Island. More...

Amelia Roe's Quick Thinking Helps Save Father's Life

By Leslie Rott When 10-year-old Amelia's father, Jim Roe, had a medical emergency November 13, 2005, her swift action to call 91-1 helped save his life. More...

People

Bernie Nguyen, Leslie Rott Working as Town Crier Summer Interns

This summer, Mackinac Island Town Crier welcomes Bernie Nguyen to the summer staff, as well as Leslie Rott, who returns for her second consecutive summer as an internship writer. More...

Pollie Painting Depicts Mackinac's Working Horses at Library Exhibit

In the draft horses on Mackinac Island, Elizabeth Pollie sees large, gentle servants that wait patiently for a new load, seemingly disinterested in the activities around them, yet always observing. In these horses she can find a poem. More...

Lilac Festival's Annual Food Event Entertains 'Taste' Buds

The Lilac Festival's A Taste of Mackinac drew 350 people to Harbour View Inn for a sampling of Island cuisine Thursday, June 15. More...

Sports

Wawashkamo Holds First Member-mixed Tourney

Forty players participated in the first member mixed tournament at Wawashkamo Golf Links Wednesday, June 14. More...

Armand Horn Boxes on Showtime

What may be his last boxing match may also be his biggest, as 27-year-old Armand Horn of St. Ignace will go against unbeaten Junior Welterweight Jorge Paez Jr. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

115 Years Ago The St. Ignace News Saturday, June 20, 1891 More...

Letters

Letter to the Editor

To the Editor: I want to let you know how much we love receiving the More...

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