September 8, 2007 RSS feed / Top News

News

Military Reenactors To Visit Fort

A group of 16th Michigan Company B reenactors will bring Mackinac Island's Civil War history to life when they encamp at Fort Mackinac Saturday, September 8 and Sunday, September 9 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. More...

Western Theme Set for Tourism Agency Benefit

The Mackinac Island Tourism Bureau will host its annual Mackinac Night fundraiser Monday, October 1, at 6 p.m. at The Inn at Stonecliffe. More...

Lin Sheppard, Lou Bunker Named Champions in Wawashkamo Golf

For the second year in a row, Lin Sheppard won the Wawashkamo Club Womens Championship. The 2007 Mens Championship was won by Lou Bunker. For the event, which was held September 1 and 2, Mrs. More...

Letters

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Where Is Business Support for Medical Center Auction?

To the Editor: I recently attended the Mackinac Island Medical Center auction held at Grand Hotel. Myself and a large group of friends have been coming to Mackinaw City and to the Island for 21 consecutive years on the weekend before Labor Day. More...

Committee Hires Firm To Study Wastewater Plant Growth Options

As Mackinac Island's aging wastewater treatment plant nears capacity and demands improvements, the newly appointed Moratorium Committee has hired an engineering firm at a cost of $35,435 to evaluate the plant and provide a plan of needed improvemen More...

Preservationists Seek Program Ideas, Advice

The Historic Preservation Committee is seeking to start a new chapter in Mackinac Island history. More...

Columnists

Michigan Politics

State Spotlight Is on Vintage Mackinac

Michigan's motto asserts: "If You Seek a Pleasant Peninsula, Look About You." If you seek the most storied crossroads of Michigan history, commerce, and politics, look about where the two peninsulas meet. More...

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

What a gorgeous day to celebrate a very special event. More...

Horse Tales

Big Red Prefers Early Morning Rides to Being a Show Horse

An addition to the list of horse breeds represented on Mackinac Island is a dual-listed equine by the registered name of High Castle Oisin, called "Oisin" (Oh-Sheen), also referred to by some as "Big Red." He is a 12-year-old gelding who has spent More...

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