October 7, 2006 RSS feed / Top News

Just in Time for Halloween... New Book, Research Group Seek Island's Urban Legends

Mackinac Island is a place with many sites of supernatural wonder - a hot topic as Halloween approaches. It is no better time, in fact, to find out what is true and what is not. More...

News

For the Record...

In the Looking Back column in the August 23 issue of the More...

MICF Fall Grant Applications Are Due Nov. 1; Awarded Dec. 2

Mackinac Island Community Foundation is accepting fall grant applications until Wednesday, November 1, for grants to be awarded Saturday, December 2, at the Mackinac Island Christmas Bazaar. More...

Coyote Shot on Island; State Park Claims It Was Dangerous

A coyote was shot on Mackinac Island by a Mackinac Island State Park employee after the animal approached a tourist Thursday morning, September 21, at the Post Cemetery. The visitor was not hurt. More...

Sports

Mackinac Island Lakers Soccer Program Shows Strength in Numbers

Mackinac Island soccer season is off to a 6-3 overall record and 3-3 in the Northern Lights League (NLL) after four weeks into the 2006 season. More...

Columnists

Michigan Politics

Governor Enjoys Pasty Meal With Tourism Talk

Michigan, after sadly lagging in its tourist promotion budget in recent years, tripled efforts this year to $20 million. Governor Jennifer Granholm says another $10 million is needed. More...

Maintaining Your Health on Mackinac

Heartburn Can Be a Potentially Serious Problem

Heartburn is an uncomfortable, burning sensation felt in the upper abdomen, lower chest, and throat, commonly after overindulging in a large meal, alcohol, or spicy foods. More...

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

It is the beginning of the special season of autumn, when the trees on Mackinac take on the splendor of the turning of the leaves into radiant fall colors of reds, bronze, yellow, and gold. It is very picturesque in all of their loveliness. More...

Major Building Projects Proposed on Main Street

Major construction projects sit on the horizon that will change the face of Mackinac Island's Main Street. A new three-story downtown building that will house a Starbucks coffee shop received zoning approval pending architectural review. More...

Island Loses Historic Building

A 120-year-old downtown Mackinac Island building was demolished September 20 after building experts said it was about to collapse. The surprise tear-down process began about 6 p.m. More...

Mdme. LaFramboise Remembered

Father Rey Garcia of Ste. Anne's Church spreads tobacco More...

Obituaries

Francis 'Bud' Bourisaw

Francis "Bud" Bourisaw loved life and all that it had to offer, sharing his happiness with family and friends. More...

Richard 'Dick' Bagbey

Richard "Dick" Bagbey spent most of his life on Mackinac Island, where he served as a magistrate, and on Mackinac Island's fire department, cemetery board, Lions Club, and snowmobile club. More...

Nancy Williams Gram

Nancy Williams Gram, widow of six-term Michigan Governor G. Mennen Williams and of H. James Gram, was laid to rest at 11 a.m. Saturday, September 23, 2006, at the Mackinac Island Cemetery. More...

Letters

Island Tourism Bureau Adheres to City Ordinance on Short-Term Renting

To the Editor: While reading the September 9 edition of the More...

Town Crier Newspapers, Fudge, Community Support Are Much Appreciated

To the Editor: I wanted to express my thanks and appreciation to the community of Mackinac Island. During my 2005 deployment to Iraq, the people of Mackinac Island were extremely supportive of me while away from friends and family. More...

Graduate Reflects on Mackinac College Experience

To the Editor: In the spring of 1965, in my mid-30s, I accepted an invitation to join the support staff at Mackinac College, working on the supply vessel, More...

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