August 14, 2010 RSS feed / Top News

Music Festival Performances

Tuesday, August 17   • 6:00 p.m. Sunsets at Stonecliffe - Songwriter Billy Brandt   Location: Inn at Stonecliffe   • 10:00 p.m. More...

News

Island’s 1st Historic District Is Hubbard’s Annex; Commission Named

The Mackinac Island City Council unanimously named Hubbard's Annex a local historic district and adopted a Historic District Commission ordinance Wednesday, August 11, and Mayor Margaret Doud appointed Bob Benser, Jennifer Bloswick, Andrew Doud, Bri More...

Schoonover Soon To Join Teaching Staff

A new teacher will be seen in the halls of Mackinac Island Public School this semester as Christopher Schoonover takes over as the new high school social studies teacher. Mr. More...

Mackinac Island Fudge Festival Begins August 20

The fifth annual Mackinac Island Fudge Festival is Friday, August 20, to Saturday, August 21, featuring the traditional golden ticket give-away, in which tickets found in fudge boxes on Saturday are worth two nights for four on the Island. More...

Sports

Wawashkamo Mixed Scores

Waswashkamo Golf Club hosted 35 players for its Member Mixed event Wednesday, August 4.   More...

Mackinac Island Yacht Club Bridge Results

In Mackinac Island Yacht Club Bridge League games for the week ending Wednesday, August 11, Buzz Waggoner placed first, Toots Gillespie placed second, and Nicki Krzykowski placed third.   More...

Letters

Work Horses Are Mackinac Island’s Backbone

To the Editor: More...

So Nice To Receive Island News

To the Editor: More...

Memories of Bible School

To the Editor: I enjoyed reading the story about the Vacation Bible School in the July 10 to July 16 issue. The Bible School actually was started in 1970 when our youngest daughter, Anneke, was just one year old.   More...

Horsemen’s Group Shows Design for Proposed Stable

Community Facility Would Be Helpful to 4-H Riding Program

Mackinac Horsemen's Association is moving forward with its plan to build a community stable and will meet with local contractors next week to determine budget numbers. More...

Music Festival To Bring Diverse Performances

Events Begin Tuesday on Island

The Mackinac Island Music Festival will begin Tuesday, August 17, and run through Thursday, August 19, and the events will have something for all ages and musical interests, according to Mary McGuire Slevin executive director of the Mackinac Island More...

Commissioners Mull Vending Machines

Look to Other Communities for Guidelines

Rules to govern the outdoor placement of vending machines are being discussed by the Mackinac Island Planning Commission. More...

People

Mackinac Student To Spend Year Studying in Sweden

Joe Rogers, a high school junior who has attended school on Mackinac Island for the past year, will be spending the next 11 months in Sweden.   “My mom did it when she was my age, so that is what inspired me to do it,” he said. More...

Twins Celebrate 31 of 50 Birthdays on Mackinac Island

Twins Miriam Joyce and Daniel Buck of Harbor Springs turned 50 August 8 and are celebrating on Mackinac Island, just as they have done for 31 other birthdays. Their first birthday here was their 16th. More...

Roberts Visits Mackinac

Emma Roberts (left), who played the title character in “Nancy Drew” and starred in the films “Hotel for Dogs,” and with her aunt, Julia Roberts, in “Valentine's Day,&rdqu More...

Columnists

Another Michigan Squeaker

Michigan Politics

Once again, Michigan voters have demonstrated the power of one. More...

Horses Travel Through Busy ‘Four Corners’on Mackinac Island

Since people who come to Mackinac Island (and people who live here) are always inquisitive about horses, I will share with you a survey on one of our busiest equine crossroads. More...

Minks Reside and Forage for Food Near Water

By Patricia Martin Several times this summer, particularly in the last few weeks, people have called me or talked to me about a mammal that they have seen. Some readily identified the animal, and others weren’t so sure. More...

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