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News

Massaway Continues To Wage War on Island's Pesky Flies

Frank Massaway has been working for the City of Mackinac Island since 1982. He started as a street sweeper and has worked his way up to the head of maintenance and assistant city foreman. More...

Fly Control Tips for Horse Owners, Businesses

To ensure cleanliness and limit the spread of flies around the Island, the City asks businesses and horse owners to abide by the following guidelines: Horse stalls - Manure and solid bedding must be removed regularly. More...

Island Views Inspire Colorful Paintings by Longtime Visiting Artist

The sparkling blue water of the Straits of Mackinac, the vibrant pinks and purples of Island lilacs, and the radiant orange and red sunsets one sees on Mackinac Island can also be found on Noel Skiba's easel. A third-generation artist, Mrs. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

115 Years Ago The St. Ignace News Saturday, July 9, 1892 The News opened a branch job office at Mackinac Island today. It is located on the second flat of Foley's art gallery and bazaar, corner Fort and Main streets. More...

New Historic Preservation Committee Meets on Island

The newly organized Mackinac Island Preservation Committee is seeking advice from professional planners on steps to take to protect Island buildings, culture, and ambiance. More...

Clinic Brings Horses, Kids Together

On Monday, July 9 and Tuesday, July 10, Steve Young and Moira Martinchek conducted a special horse preparatory clinic for children as part of an event sponsored by the 4-H Club and Mackinac Horsemen's Association. Mr. Young and Ms. More...

Columnists

Michigan Politics

Congress and Legislature Are Stirring Great Lakes Waters

There were welcome strides made in Lansing and Washington last week on Great Lakes legislation. Whether they cross the finish line is a great question in both capitals. More...

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

Saturday, July 7, Mackinac was a wedding haven. Seventeen brides chose the Island for their special day, many at Ste. Anne's and the Little Stone Church, while others preferred to be married outside on a magnificent, bright, warm sunny day. More...

Nature Notes

Squirrels, Chipmunks Becoming as Common as Island's Tourists

The other day I was talking to a friend, who mentioned that this year there seemed to be an inordinately large number of squirrels, both red and gray, and Eastern chipmunks. More...

Editorials

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Ling Horn Deserves Credit for Lilac Day Idea

It is my wish that everyone visiting Mackinac Island this year on Lilac Day had a beautiful Lilac Day and that businesses thrived for those people in business. More...

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