September 2, 2006 RSS feed / Top News

Grand Ol' Auction

Workers for the annual Medical Center Auction held at Grand Hotel's Woodfill Center Sunday, August 27 were (from left) spotters Armand "Smi" Horn and Bruce LaPine, auctioneer David Levy, and spotters Bob Tagatz, and, not pictured, Jack Welcher. More...

News

Pride of Baltimore II To Visit Straits Area

The Pride of Baltimore II, a reproduction topsail schooner, will be at St. Ignace Labor Day weekend to offer deck tours, a reception, and a Labor Day sail under the Mackinac Bridge, said David Swope of St. Ignace Hospitality Growth. More...

POLICE REPORTS

Reports from the Mackinac Island Police Department from More...

Island Regatta Sails Sunday

The 12th annual Horn's Bar Labor Day Regatta, a sailboat race around Mackinac Island, will start at 2 p.m. Sunday, September 3, off the east breakwall. More...

Columnists

Michigan Politics

Romney, McCain '08 Presidential PACs Spread Wealth Up North

All involved say their focus is on the '06 election, but two '08 Republican presidential prospects are duking it out on the political action committee front in Michigan - to the financial benefit of Up North GOP organizations and candidates. More...

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

Monday, September 4, we celebrate Labor Day. Hopefully, everyone will enjoy a warm, bright sunny day as we come to the changing of seasons. One can hardly believe that the beautiful days of summer have quickly come to an end. More...

Column History against both Communism and interpersonal selfishness. A Look at History

With Bright Hopes, Students Arrived at Mackinac College in 1966

This is back-to-school time. Many of the elementary, high school, college, and graduate school students of the United States are heading back to their classrooms after a summer of work and fun. More...

School Hires New Teacher

Seth Baker of Midland is Mackinac Island Public School's new social studies teacher. Craig Aho, who was selected by the school's Board of Education earlier in August, declined the offer. More...

Grammy Nominee Freelon Is Opening Act for Jazz Festival

Sounds of jazz will emanate from the Tea Garden during Grand Hotel's Labor Day Weekend Jazz Festival, when Cuban-born trumpet player Arturo Sandoval headlines a weekend that includes composer, singer, lyricist, and writer Kurt Elling and jazz vocalis More...

Dreyer Falls Short of Straits Record Swim

Suffering heart palpitations and exhaustion, marathon athlete Jim Dreyer has ended his quest to set a world distance swimming record in the Straits of Mackinac, leaving the water at 10:50 a.m. More...

Island Marina To Receive Complete Overhaul in Spring

A complete renovation planned for the Mackinac Island Marina is in the final design stage and work is tentatively scheduled to begin next spring. More...

Sports

Stuck, Sheppard Win Tourney

Wawashkamo Golf Club rekindled an old tradition at the historic nine-hole links, holding an 18-hole championship tournament Saturday, August 26, and Sunday, August 27, which was won by Randy Stuck and Lin Sheppard. More...

Volleyball Teams Get Jump Start on Season

Girls from the Island prepared for next year's volleyball season with members of the Marysville Vikings Volleyball team at a camp held July 19-21 at Mackinac Island Public School. More...

4 Place First in Season End Wawashkamo Scramble

Forty-seven Wawashkamo Wawa Wackers played in the final scramble of the season Wednesday, August 23, with Randy Stuck, Mike Compton, Carole Erbel, and Marie Steensma placing first with a score of 31. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

115 Years Ago The St. Ignace News Saturday, August 29, 1891 More...

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