August 19, 2006 RSS feed / Top News

Education, Citations Could Resolve City's Trash Problems

Improper use of city trash cans to dispose of household waste is one problem the City of Mackinac Island would like to correct. More...

News

Weekend of Jazz Entertainers To Be Held at Grand Hotel

During the last holiday of the summer season, jazz will be celebrated at Grand Hotel's Labor Day Weekend Jazz Festival beginning Friday, September 1, and running through Sunday, September 4, featuring headline entertainers Arturo Sandoval, Kurt Ellin More...

Library Hosts Authors, Children's Programs for Community

The Mackinac Island Public Library, established in 1936, serves Mackinac Island's residents and numerous visitors. More...

Mary Donnelly, David Jackson

Mary Patricia Donnelly and David Michael Jackson were married at Ste. Anne's Catholic Church on Mackinac Island Sunday, July 2, 2006, at 4 p.m. The Reverend Sean Patrick Horrigan, a friend of the bride and groom, officiated. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

115 Years Ago The St. Ignace News Saturday, August 15, 1891 More...

Letters

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Old, Misguided Master Plan Format Doesn't Work

I was just reading in my August 5 issue of the Mackinac More...

Let the 'Fudge' Begin Island To Celebrate Festival August 23-27

The third annual Mackinac Island Fudge Festival will be held from August 23 to August 27, a celebration of Mackinac's sweet tradition, music, and art. More...

Terrorist Connection to Bridge Is Dismissed; No Evidence

There is no evidence to suggest the Mackinac Bridge is in danger of a terrorist attack, police say, in response to downstate news reports suggesting that three Texas men arrested last weekend for buying hundreds of cellular telephones were terrorists More...

ZBA OK's Maple View Project by 4-3 Vote

By a narrow margin, the Mackinac Island Zoning Board of Appeals confirmed a change More...

Steeple Reconstruction Plan To Begin Despite Low Funding

The Ste. Anne's Catholic Church steeple restoration project is being expanded to include the side deck of the church, a renovation that is needed because deterioration there is slowly leaking water into the museum in the church basement. More...

Sports

Island Equestrians Display Skills at 36th Annual Horse Show

The Great Turtle Park Horse Ring was dedicated to the late Mary Milton during the 36th Annual Mackinac Island Horse Show Sunday, August 13. Mrs. More...

Columnists

Michigan Politics

Couple of Moderate Joes Ousted in Primary

Out East and in the Midwest, a couple of moderate Joes on Capitol Hill took it on the chin last week from extremes of their parties. More...

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

It's Tuesday, August 15, another beautiful summer day on Mackinac. Sadly, we're getting closer and closer to Labor Day, and our pleasant weather will soon change as we welcome in the month of September. It has passed so quickly. More...

HORSE TA ES

Mary Milton's Last Horse War Xeno To Retire After 20 Years

Young Colton Fisher of Mackinac Island has a horse sense beyond his tender age. At last week's Mackinac Island Horse Show, he noticed a lean, lone, bay gelding tied to a white birch tree, half asleep in the afternoon sun. More...

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