May 26, 2007 RSS feed / Top News

Work Begins on Mission Condo Project

Foundation work began less than a week after Mackinac Island Planning Commissioners approved a new condominium development in the Mission during their Tuesday, May 15, meeting. More...

News

Nextel Tower Approved With Stipulation

After weeks of analysis and debate, the Mackinac Island City Council approved the placement of Nextel cellular towers on the Fire Hall in a Wednesday, May 23, meeting, pending a stipulation that would award the city $2,000 if Nextel removes its equ More...

Catholic Churches Calling for Changes

A new plan that calls for changes in area Catholic churches includes the sharing of pastors and the closing of five churches and some rectories. More...

$5 Million Marina Renovation Work To Begin in September

With 51 pages of unrolled blueprints and documents spread before them, the Mackinac Island Planning Commission received an update on the $5 million renovation project planned for the marina. More...

Michilimackinac Pageant Is Tourism Indicator

Event Usually Draws Crowds of 4,000 to Mackinaw City for Memorial Weekend

It's no secret to Michiganders that the state's economy hasn't been strong in recent years. More...

Memorial Day Observances Planned

Join Mackinac Island residents and visitors for one of the services and ceremonies that will be taking place at the following locations: Veterans Memorial Park Monday, May 28, at 11:30 a.m. More...

Sports

3 Qualify for U.P. Finals Track Meet

Three Mackinac Island Lakers placed in the top four at the Division 3 Track Regionals in Pickford Friday, May 18, and qualify for the Upper Peninsula Finals to be held Saturday, June 2, in Kingsford. More...

Mackinac Island Lakers Place First at Wawashkamo Tournament

If someone told the six members of the Mackinac Island Public School golf team that having three first-year players would hurt their chances at success, they could just show their scorecards. They've improved at every competition. More...

Columnists

Michigan Politics

'Staggering Differences' in Drug Prices Says A.G. Cox

Puzzled by how prices vary for gallons of gas depending on what station pumps them? That's nothing compared to huge discrepancies on prescription drugs depending on who peddles them. More...

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

A Memorial Day service will be held Monday, May 28, at the Veterans Memorial at 11:30 a.m. Everyone is welcome to attend. A memorial Mass will be held in the Mackinac Cemetery at 12:30 p.m. to honor our fallen veterans. More...

Looking Back

115 Years Ago The St. Ignace News Saturday, May 21, 1892 Dr. J.R. Bailey of Mackinac Island was in St. Ignace Wednesday. Mackinac County's state tax this year will be $2,511.86. Mr. and Mrs. McKay of Bois Blanc Island were in St. More...

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