August 11, 2007 RSS feed / Top News

News

Golf Fundraiser Is Planned for Straits Hospital

A golf tournament to support the Mackinac Island Medical Center and the Moses Dialysis Unit at Mackinac Straits Hospital in St. Ignace is planned for Thursday, August 23, on Mackinac Island. More...

Guns and Hoses Game Will Be Played Sunday

The Mackinac Island Fire Department will square off against the police department Sunday, August 12, at 6 p.m. for the 6th annual Guns and Hoses benefit baseball game at Great Turtle Park. More...

Mackinac Island Yacht Club Bridge Results

In Mackinac Island Yacht Club Bridge League games for the week ending Wednesday, August 8, Audrey Gallery placed first, Rita Sue Cohen placed second, and Kay Berke placed third. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

115 Years Ago The St. Ignace News Saturday, August 6, 1892 "Tug" Wilson of Chicago, formerly of Fort Mackinac, was a caller at the St. Ignace office Wednesday. More...

Letters

Island Can Take Learning Lesson From Others

To the Editor: The beautiful Champs Elysees in Paris is in danger of losing its Cultural Heritage site designation. More...

Commission Drafts Land Lease for Community Stable

A community stable to accommodate up to 20 horses is being planned for approximately three acres of Mackinac Island State Park land. More...

Blacksmiths Forge Fence for Memorial

The sound of hammers clinking on iron and cheerful conversation echoed down Market Street Saturday, August 4, as 25 blacksmiths gathered at the Benjamin Blacksmith Shop for the 23rd annual Mackinac Island Blacksmith Convention. More...

Columnists

Michigan Politics

Cars Are Symbolic in Auto State Campaigns

Cars have had high profile symbolic roles in some of Michigan's most notable political campaigns. In the 1948 campaign that launched Democratic Governor G. More...

Nature Notes

Grasshoppers Favor Dry, Open Areas Like British Landing

About a week ago, I was riding my horse along British Landing Road. When we reached the stretch by the end of the airport, suddenly it seemed like hundreds, or thousands, of grasshoppers began to jump and fly. More...

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

It's August, a time when there is an abundance of beauty everywhere. The summer sun and beautiful, moonlit evenings are such a delight for the many folks who come from far and near, just to visit our lovely Island. More...

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