July 21, 2007 RSS feed / Top News

Budweiser Clydesdales Team Will Visit Island Next Week

The Budweiser Clydesdales, which have represented the Anheuser-Busch company as a symbol of quality and tradition since 1933, will visit the Mackinac Straits area to help celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Mackinac Bridge beginning Monday, July More...

News

No One Injured in Minor Crash That Closes Airport

A single-engine Mooney aircraft coming from Grand Rapids landed at the Mackinac Island airport without its landing gear Saturday, July 7, causing minor damage to the underbelly and propeller. The pilot and single passenger were not hurt. More...

Keary O'Connor Is Serving as Island Resident Physician

Dr. Keary O'Connor began her two-week rotation residency at the Mackinac Island Medical Center July 15, but she already was familiar with Mackinac life, as she has visited with her family here often during the summers. More...

Rise Has Played Downtown Scene for 15 Years

Island musician Myk Rise doesn't have a MySpace page promoting himself. He's never had the ambition to be rock 'n' roll's next big thing, and has virtually no ego. What he does have, however, is the music. More...

Editorials

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Keeping Up on Island News

To the Editor: Having just returned from our annual trip to lovely Mackinac Island this week, I'm ready to renew my subscription to your wonderful newspaper. It's especially helpful to know what has been going on before we arrive. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

115 Years Ago The St. Ignace News Saturday, July 16, 1892 Mr. Arnold is to run a boat from the Island to and from the Philharmonic and Cyril Tyler concert, in Orth's opera house on the 23rd. More...

Bayview Mackinac Yacht Race To Set Sail July 21

It won't be just your ordinary Bayview Mackinac yacht race when the event begins July 21 from Port Huron. This year marks the 83rd sailing, a new corporate sponsor, and the 150th anniversary of the founding of Port Huron. More...

Festivities Planned Next Weekend...

Straits Area To Celebrate Mackinac Bridge Milestone

Events planned to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Mackinac Bridge will take place Thursday, July 26, through Saturday, July 28, at St. Ignace. A new bridge token honoring bridge designer Dr. David B. More...

Sports

Score of 32 Wins Wawashkamo Golf Scramble

Fifty-two golfers participated in Wawashkamo's third Member Mixed Scramble of the season. The competition was followed by hors d'ouevres at the club's picnic area. More...

First Murray Invitational Tennis Tournament Planned for July 28

The first Murray Invitational Tennis Tournament will be held Saturday, July 28, at 9 a.m. at Grand Hotel clay courts. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m., and space is limited. More...

Columnists

Michigan Politics

McCain Can Rebound From Campaign Woes

The rush among national pundits to write off beleaguered Senator John McCain's presidential prospects is challenged by his band of brothers in Michigan, where he upset George W. Bush in the 2000 GOP presidential primary. More...

A Look at History

Mackinac Bridge Doesn't Swing Over to Island

"When does the bridge swing over?" When I was a docent in the Mackinac Island Convention Bureau's kiosk on Main Street, and later a full-time interpreter in the State Park's Visitor Center, that was a question I would sometimes be asked. More...

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

Once again, Saturday, July 14, weddings were performed in many places on Mackinac. More...

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