May 15, 2010 RSS feed / Top News

Barnwell, Wightman Seated for City; Bloswick for School

Sam Barnwell and incumbent Dan Wightman won seats on the Mackinac Island City Council Tuesday, May 4, getting the highest votes among three candidates for the two available seats.   Mr. Wightman received 232 votes, Mr. More...

News

Drain Field Fails, No Bathrooms at Turtle Park

The septic drain field failed at Turtle Park, meaning there are no usable public bathrooms there, and the city's Building and Grounds Committee now is considering three options to resolve the problem. More...

Church Services To Begin May 23

Sunday services at Little Stone Church will begin May 23, reports the Reverend Vincent Carroll, who, with his wife, Molly, will be arriving shortly, after visiting his mother in Iowa.   Services begin at 10:30 a.m.   More...

Clinic Is May 19

Sault Tribal Health is offering a Spring Wellness Clinic on Mackinac Island with Dr. Siudara Wednesday, May 19, for Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians members and their families. The clinic will be at the Mackinac Island Medical Center. More...

Sports

Lakers Top Boys Team in EUPC Golf Match at Grand Hotel

Trojans, Raiders Girls Share 1st Place

The Mackinac Island Lakers finished first in the boys meet, and the Cedarville Trojans and DeTour Raiders girls shared top honors during the nine-hole Eastern Upper Peninsula Conference golf match at the Grand Hotel Jewel Golf Course Monday, May 10. More...

Lakers Track Team Takes Huge Strides, Set Records

The Mackinac Island Lakers track team continues to take huge strides during the 2010 season. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

50 YEARS AGO   The Republican-News and St. Ignace Enterprise   May 12, 1960   More...

Island Sewer Rates May Begin Four-year Climb in 2011

By next year, four annual 4.5% sewer rate increases could begin hitting Mackinac Island residents and businesses. More...

Jeannette Doud Chronicles Years of Island Life

Jeannette Doud of Mackinac Island will be 90 years old Sunday, May 16, and the community will celebrate her birthday in the Grand Pavilion at Grand Hotel that day from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Everyone is invited. More...

Obituaries

David Armour

David A. Armour of Grove City, Pennsylvania, historian, author, and former administrator for the Mackinac Island State Park Commission, succumbed to cancer April 28, 2010, at the age of 72.   More...

Lawrence Rubin

Lawrence A. Rubin of St. More...

Charles St. Onge

Charles St. Onge, 84, of Mackinac Island, died Tuesday, April 20, 2010, at Mackinac Straits Hospital Long Term Care.   He was born January 7, 1926, in Detroit to Frank and Doris (nee Francis) St. Onge, longtime residents of Mackinac Island. More...

Columnists

Michigan Politics

Centrist Runs in Conservative District

Some of Michigan's most competitive congressional primary races are in districts of two nine-term incumbents who are not seeking reelection.   More...

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

What’s new on Mackinac? A snowstorm Saturday, May 8. Looking across Cadotte Avenue, it reminded me of a snowy and blustery winter day. But the calendar did not match. More...

Horse Tails

Italy’s Cilento National Park Attracts Equine Enthusiasts

I took to seeing Italy on horseback like a duck takes to water. This April my husband, Brian, and daughter, Claire, joined me on a riding adventure in the Italian province of Campania. More...

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