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News

Museum Fire Trucks Are A Hit with Visitors at Open House

City building tours and announcements of scholarships and a bicycle helmet art contest highlighted a joint celebration of the City of Mackinac Island and the Mackinac Island Community Foundation Thursday, June 24. More...

For the Record...

In a story about the Finance and Public Safety committees in last week's paper, titled “Raise Approved, License Fees Instated at Joint Finance and Public Safety Meeting,” on page 23, it was written that the committee authorized pay raise More...

Trinity Celebrates Creativity!’ Event Raises Nearly $4,000

Trinity Episcopal Church raised close to $4,000 at its art fundraiser Sunday, June 27, at Trinity Parish Hall. More...

Columnists

Michigan Politics

Nerd Comes North

When statewide candidates pay serious attention to northern Michigan, I like to tune in. More...

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

Our weather has been very wet and cool. It feels more like fall than the end of June. We are hopeful that July will bring lots of sunshine and warm weather. The forecast for the Fourth of July weekend is excellent.   More...

Disney Film Captures the All-American Horse, Secretariat

Attention horse lovers! In keeping with a patriotic theme for this week, it’s time to bring you up to date about an all- American horse, Secretariat. More...

Building Demolition Moratorium Action Is Delayed

Historic District Committee Appointed

A decision whether to impose a moratorium on the demolition of historic buildings has been postponed at least two weeks while the Mackinac Island City Council studies the legal ramifications and solicits more public testimony. More...

Family Is Focus for July 4th Celebration

Mackinac Island's Fourth of July activities are planned downtown and at Fort Mackinac, concluding with fireworks at dusk.   Downtown   More...

People

Doug Stanton To Share ‘Horse Soldiers’ Experience

Bestselling author Doug Stanton will speak at the Mackinac Island Public Library Thursday, July 8, as the first author in the Mackinac Reads program. More...

Sports

Wawashkamo Golf Club Posts Tournament Winners

Randy Stuck, Tony Spata, Lee Finkel, and Dick Gilles won the Wawashkamo Golf Club mixed member scramble Wednesday, June 9, with a score of 33. The team was also closest to the pin in three shots. More...

Opinions

Vending Machines Visible from Streets Detract from Downtown Island Charm

To the Editor: More...

The People Are the Answer to Community’s Growth Problems

To the Editor: More...

Reader Likes Island, Paper

To the Editor: Enclosed is my money order for $25 to renew my subscription for another year.   I visit the Island every year on Labor Day weekend and enjoy getting the Town Crier every week during the summer.   Thank you. More...

Looking Back

Skull Cave Was Refuge for Englishman Alexander Henry

A Look at History

A bit less than half a mile north of Fort Mackinac, up the hill that leads to the “Turtle’s Back” – the highest plateau on Mackinac Island – lies the small but historic cavern known as Skull Cave.  More...

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