May 21, 2011 RSS feed / Top News

News

Looking Back

Graeveret Father, Son Died in Civil War’s Petersburg Campaign

Reprinted from The Republican-News and St. Ignace Enterprise, May 18, 1961   More...

Soon-to-be Graduates Share Their School Experiences

Six students from Mackinac Island Public School make up the commencement Class of 2011 and will be walking down the aisle to accept a diploma from school officials Friday, May 27, at 7 p.m.   Morgan Brodeur-Bunker  More...

New Camp Offered to Children at Mission Point

From Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day, Mission Point Resort will offer a weekly day camp for children of guests and local residents. It will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. More...

City Will Seek Dismissal of MPSC, Federal Cases

Considers Boat Ticket Price Changes

The City of Mackinac Island will seek dismissals in litigation in federal district court and with the Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC), city council decided after a 50- minute closed session that followed a council meeting Wednesday night, M More...

New Community Stable Will Open Doors in Early June

After five years of planning and more than a month into construction, the Mackinac Island Community Stable project will finally come to fruition this June. More...

Obituaries

Bessie Chambers

Bessie Honora Chambers died December 24, 2010.  She was born December 9, 1919, at home in Fargo, North Dakota, to John P. and Bessie (nee Wisner) Chambers. More...

Columnists

Michigan Politics

First Lady Sue Snyder Picks a Good Cause

Rick Snyder is unique among recent Michigan’s governors, the first in 40 years not to have run for public office before running for governor.  In about the same span, First Lady Sue Snyder is unique among gubernatorial spouses, most of who More...

A Look at History

Mackinac Island’s Main Street History Goes Back 225 Years

Mackinac Island’s visual centerpiece is historic Main Street. Main Street, at times called “Huron Street” and “Water Street,” has many names because its heritage dates back more than 225 years. More...

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

It was a busy weekend, with lots of people enjoying the spring flowers, which popped up overnight with the warmer weather. The hillside at Mission Point Resort is covered with daffodils and is just beautiful. More...

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