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News

Bridge To Close Briefly for Events

The Mackinac Bridge will be closed to traffic for three brief periods during the celebration of its 50th anniversary Saturday, July 28. The first closure will last approximately 15 minutes, during a military aircraft salute at 10:30 a.m. More...

View Bridge Events Photos Online

Photographs of the Mackinac Bridge 50th anniversary celebration this weekend will be available for viewing online at the Web site of Michigan Department of Transportation as early as Saturday evening, July 28. The Web site, www.michigan. More...

Congressman Stupak Reunites With College Coach Pellerito

Thirty five years ago, Pete Pellerito tipped his cap, put his finger on his nose, ran his hand across his chest, tipped his cap again, clapped his hands, and yelled, "Come on Stupak! More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

115 Years Ago The St. Ignace News Saturday, July 23, 1892 Advertisement - Cleveland and Stevenson. For President, Grover Cleveland, of New York. For Vice President, Adlai E. Stevenson, of Illinois. More...

Happy 50th Birthday, Mackinac Bridge!

A freighter passes beneath the center span of the Mackinac Bridge Sunday, July 8. Celebration of the bridge's 50th annivesary is being held this weekend in St. Ignace and Mackinaw City. The bridge officially opened in November 1957. More...

Six-month Moratorium for New Sewer Service Proposed

"We gave ourselves six years to do something about it. Let's stick with what the rules were three years ago. I can't see another moratorium. I'm against it." Jim Pettit Member of Mackinac Island Board of Public Works

A proposed six-month new sewer service moratorium is expected to be discussed when City Council meets Wednesday, August 1, following a Board of Public Works (BPW) recommendation made Friday, July 20. More...

Columnists

Michigan Politics

First Gentleman Talks Leadership to Governors

Dan Mulhern, husband of Governor Jennifer Granholm, is a unique figure in Michigan politics, and not just because he is the state's first "First Gentleman." Beyond that, he is the most influential gubernatorial spouse on political and policy matt More...

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

The Magnificent Budweiser Clydesdales, sponsored by Griffin Beverage of St. Ignace, visited Mackinac Island Tuesday, July 24. More...

A Look at History

Wawashkamo Roughs Fathered by Historic Course in Scotland

In this summer of 2007, the British Open was played at Carnoustie Golf Links, a historic golf course near Dundee on the east coast of Scotland. More...

Letters

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Slight Error in Mitchell Family, Golf Course History

To the Editor: I have been a subscriber to the Town Crier for many years and I eagerly look forward to your history column by Frank Straus each week. More...

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