May 19, 2007 RSS feed / Top News

Island Bicycles Awaiting Auction

Approximately 200 bicycles will be auctioned by the Mackinac Island Police Department Saturday, May 26, beginning at 10 a.m. on the steps of Community Hall on Market Street. More...

News

Businesses To Be Assessed Fees for Late License Requests

New 2007 business license requests continue to trickle into the city. With the May 1 deadline passed, businesses now are assessed late fees for the document that allows them to operate on the Island. More...

MICF Awards Nearly $10,000 to Six Island Organizations

Almost $10,000 in grants were awarded to six organizations by the Mackinac Island Community Foundation Saturday, May 12. More...

County Commission Approves 2007 Equalization Report

The State Equalized Value (SEV) of property in Mackinac County, which is one half the market value, increased 7.59% from last year, reaching $1,327,136,916, which is $93,632,925 more than 2006. More...

Mackinac Tour Guides Ready for Busy Summer

When tourists arrive on Mackinac Island ready to explore as soon as their foot touches the dock, they are in luck. The Island has horsedrawn carriages and tour guides on Main Street ready to serve the public. More...

Two To Be Graduated in Class of '07

As the two graduating seniors in Mackinac Island Public School's class of 2007, Kristi Kamphuis and Scott Roguska, have had opportunities that graduating students in larger high schools may have never received. More...

Obituaries

Allan Schmidt

Gladstone resident Allan Richard Schmidt, who worked on Mackinac Island for 30 years, passed away Thursday, May 10, 2007, at Marquette General Hospital. He was 53. Mr. Schmidt was born October 7, 1953 in Escanaba. More...

Sports

Mackinac Island Track Team Prepares for Regionals; Golfers To Compete

Coach Jeff Ferguson and his small but enthusiastic Mackinac Island Lakers track and field team are preparing for the regionals in Pickford Friday, May 18. More...

Columnists

Michigan Politics

Launch of Pure Michigan Gives Tourism a Needed Boost

In recent decades, the level of state government's commitment and effectiveness in promoting tourism has been as changeable as Michigan's weather. More...

Looking Back

115 Years Ago The St. Ignace News Saturday, May 14, 1892 Advertisement - Now is the time to disinfect your yards, barns, etc. Copperas, chloride of lime, carbolic acid, and all other disinfectants at lowest prices at Pauly's Pharmacy. More...

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

Mother's Day weekend was an unusually busy one, as many visitors took advantage of the perfect weather to see our beautiful Island in springtime. More...

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