July 29, 2006 RSS feed / Top News

Police Eye Video Arraignments

The Mackinac Island Police Department may receive Livescan and Video Arraignment systems by late fall, Police Chief William Lenaghan told members of the Public Safety Committee Thursday, July 20. More...

Poetry Festival Begins Friday

The inaugural Mackinac Island Poetry Festival is this weekend. More...

News

Blacksmiths To Make Fence for Vet Memorial

This year's project for the 22nd annual Benjamin Blacksmith Convention Saturday, August 5, on Mackinac Island is to begin making a wrought iron fence for the city's war veterans memorial in the city park. More...

Father Jim Williams Appointed to Park Commission

Father Jim Williams, parish priest in St. Ignace and Moran, has been appointed to a seat on the Mackinac Island State Park Commission. No stranger to Mackinac Island, the former Island priest of Ste. More...

Little Traverse Conservancy Guides Mackinac Preservation Efforts

"We're here to help you become more aware of your rights as private property owners," said Thomas Bailey to an attentive audience at the Mackinac Island Yacht Club Friday, June 30. Mr. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

115 Years Ago The St. Ignace News Saturday, July 25, 1891 More...

Leases Dominate MISP Mid-Summer Meeting

Three property leases generated discussion about historic relevance and future property ownership during a meeting of the Mackinac Island State Park Commission at Fort Mackinac Friday, July 21. More...

300 Boats Take On Chicago to Mackinac Race Challenge

The 98th running of the Chicago Yacht Club's (CYC) Race to Mackinac displayed strong finishes, a variety of wind conditions, and more than 300 participants in the world's longest freshwater regatta. More...

Horsemen's Benefit Is July 30

The 8th annual 4-H fundraiser and the Mackinac Horsemen's Association Horses, Hoofbeats, and Hors d'Oeuvres open house will be Sunday, July 30, at Chambers Mission Hill Barn. More...

Classical Concert Is Sunday

Tess Miller, Melissa Straus, Dessislava Nenova, and Lauren Kruse will perform Sunday, July 30, at 2 p.m. at Ste. Anne's Church. More...

Columnists

Michigan Politics

Yawner U.S. Senate Primary Starts to Wake Up

On occasion in recent decades, Michigan Republicans have had some spirited, high visibility U.S. Senate primaries. Not now. More...

HORSE TA ES

Horsemen's Barn Tours To Be Held at Mission Hill July 30

July 2006 on Mackinac Island is rapidly coming to a close. Before it's over, come and celebrate with the Mackinac Horsemen's Association Sunday, July 30. More...

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

Red, white, and blue spinnakers made a very picturesque sight early Monday morning, July 24, as boats in the Chicago-to-Mackinac fleet were eager to pass over the finish line. More...

Letters

Mackinac Island, St. Ignace Hospitality Was Enjoyable

To the Editor: My family spent a few days on Mackinac Island and the St. Ignace area the last week in June. We want to let you know how very much we enjoyed our stay. More...

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