July 8, 2006 RSS feed / Top News

Enforcement for Address Display Likely After All Property Owners Are Notified

Property owners on Mackinac Island had until Saturday, July 1, to have their address numbers displayed, but the city is yet to push enforcement as roughly 30 percent of the Island's property owners have yet to receive their new addresses. More...

Susan Horn Wins Help From Professional Home Organizers

Having a cluttered kitchen isn't always bad. Susan Horn had one and she won a national contest sponsored by More...

News

Great Turtle Trivia Contest Set For July 27

Island trivia aficionados have had a year to buff up on Island facts, events, and area history in preparation for the third annual Great Turtle Trivia Bowl challenge and fundraiser set for Thursday, July 27, at Mission Point Resort. More...

Famous Movie Gazebo Now Wedding Venue

A gazebo constructed in 1979 by the Mackinac Island State Park and used in the 1980 motion picture "Somewhere In Time" sat in the west garden of the governor's summer residence until last fall. More...

Building and Grounds Committee Discusses Plans for Old Medical Center

Plans for city employee apartments at the old medical center building on Market Street dominated discussion at the city's Lighting, Public Grounds, and Buildings Committee meetings Thursday, June 29. More...

Looking Back

Lookiing Baacck

115 Years Ago The St. Ignace News Saturday, July 4, 1891 More...

Fort Holds Victorian 4th Celebration

Fort Mackinac celebrated the Fourth of July in traditional Victorian style, first with an allyou can-eat picnic dinner, followed by Victorian games and traditional dances like the Rose Dance and Virginia Reel. More...

Dale Gensman Restores Seven 1934 Island Building Signs

Dale Gensman has been working with wood most of his life and recently has been restoring seven wooden signs carved in 1934 that once rested on posts in front of historic buildings on Mackinac Island. More...

Columnists

GOP Chair Calls Granholm Most Vulnerable Governor in USA

Republican National Chairman Ken Mehlman, who made a three-day, seven-city Michigan visit last week, says, "There is no governor of either party in America who is more vulnerable" than Governor Jennifer Granholm. More...

Yellow-Flowered Cinquefoil Is a Popular Garden Plant on Island

This past week I've had several local people ask me about plants with yellow flowers. Midsummer is the time for questions about yellow flowered plants because this is when they are abundant. More...

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

"Oh beautiful for spacious skies" describes July 4, the birthday of our nation. More...

Letters

Banning Smoking Should Be Easy Decision

To the Editor: Secondhand smoke is firsthand danger to all. I am a subscriber to your great More...

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