September 11, 2010 RSS feed / Top News

Island Doctor’s Discovery Aids Fibromyalgia Patients

Robert Spitzer 1st To Find Disease Link

Mackinac Island resident Dr. Robert Spitzer, a clinical neurologist, has opened a new door in understanding patients with fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue, and through his research, he has linked both diseases to narcolepsy. More...

News

Jeff Daniels To Perform on Island

Michigan actor and musician Jeff Daniels will perform a concert Friday, September 24, at 9 p.m. at Grand Hotel Theatre on Mackinac Island. Tickets are $30.   More...

City’s Proposed Property Buy, Limiting Ferries Draws Mainland Concerns

Two points made by the Mackinac Island City Council at its meeting Wednesday, September 8, were that the council has only just begun to explore the purchase of harbor property from Union Terminal Piers and is not committed to the prospect, and that More...

Strong Gale Batters Sailboats in Mackinac Island Harbor

Three sailboats moored in Haldimand Bay were damaged in gale winds that blew through the Straits Tuesday, September 7. More...

Sports

Mackinac Island Yacht Club Bridge Results

In Mackinac Island Yacht Club Bridge League games for the week ending Wednesday, September 8, Audrey Gallery placed first, Nicki Krzykowski placed second, and Lois Largo placed third.   More...

Around-island Swim by Rose and Mead Supports Youth Lessons

Open water marathon swimmers Erica Rose of Ann Arbor and Mallory Mead of Indianapolis, Indiana, swam around Mackinac Island Sunday, August 29. More...

Golfers Use Wooden Clubs, Period Clothes in Hickory Stick Tournament

The annual Hickory Stick Tournament was played with wooden clubs and 19th century period clothing at Wawashkamo Golf Club Saturday, August 21. More...

Local Eagle Research Indicates Lake Health

High above inland swamps near the top of a 100-foot tall aspen tree, a pair of bald eagles have built a large platform nest. This spring two baby eaglets kept their parents busy bringing food to them from Lake Huron and nearby beaver ponds. More...

Richard Wolfgang To Retire

Lilac Poster Artist To Close Gallery

After 15 years selling original artwork on Mackinac Island, Richard Wolfgang's gallery on Market Street will close at the end of the season. Mr. More...

People

Pure Music of Language’ Intrigues Renowned Poet Robert Bly

Reads Works on Mackinac Island

Considered one of the most influential poets of the last half century, Robert Bly gave two poetry readings on Mackinac Island Wednesday, August 18, and Thursday, August 19. Mr. More...

Sara English, Armand Horn III

Ken and Cynthia English of Rudyard and Jim and Colleen Horn of St. Ignace announce the engagement of their children, Sara English of Rudyard and Armand Horn III of St. Ignace.   Miss English is a 2007 graduate of Rudyard High School. More...

Cottagers Association Holds Potluck Picnic at The Pines Cottage

Members of the Mackinac Island Cottagers Association gather each August to enjoy an evening with friends and neighbors over a potluck picnic. More...

Columnists

Tea Party Flexes Its Muscles

Michigan Politics

While it's possible that it will fade, as Ross Perot's Reform Party did after its 1996 founding, the Tea Party movement, which has a similar grassroots spirit, is an energetic, growing, political force these days across the nation.   More...

Adjustments To Be Made for Cold Weather Exercise

Maintaining Your Health on Mackinac

This fall is coming upon us and is welcomed by many as a nice respite from the hot summer. This winter might be moderate or severe, but we know it will be cold. More...

Mackinac Island

Labor Day weekend certainly had changeable weather. Friday, September 3, it was very windy, rainy, and cool. Several of the large ore carriers were anchored between Mackinac Island and St. Ignace. Saturday, September 4, was cloudy, windy, and cool. More...

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