May 28, 2011 RSS feed / Top News

City, Fort Mackinac Plan Holiday Services

Mackinac Island has earned a place in the history of war heroes from previous centuries, and in the present day continues to honor its fallen soldiers. More...

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MIPD Annual Bike Auction Sunday

The annual Mackinac Island Police Department bicycle auction will be from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. More...

Mackinaw City Memorial Day Parade, Pageant Starts Saturday

Thousands will flood into Mackinaw City for the 49th annual Memorial Day Pageant and Parade, a flagship event that pays tribute to the local history through reenactments and festivities scheduled for the whole weekend. More...

New Design Guidelines Provide Blueprint for Island Buildings

But Will Not Deter Demolition

Historic and new buildings on Mackinac Island will have a blueprint to guide their restoration and construction in the form of a how-to book, “Downtown Mackinac Island Design Guidelines.” Presented as a draft at a workshop Monday, May 16, More...

Proposal Brought To School Board To Save Teaching Jobs

Legalities Will Be Checked Before Pink Slips Are Officially Pulled Off the Table

The future is looking a little brighter for Mackinac Island Public School staff, as new information comes forward and the possibility seems great that proposed teacher layoffs can be recalled for this year, however, the school board isn’t ready More...

City May Relinquish Claim to Road

In light of new evidence brought forth by Phil Porter of Mackinac State Historic Parks, the city might relinquish its claim to ownership of British Landing Road and turn it over to the state park commission.  More...

People

Mackinac Island

Let us pay respect to all fallen soldiers this Memorial Day and honor their memories for their service to our country.  More...

Columnists

Michigan Politics

How Green Will Be Our Governor?

To deliver on his campaign pledge to protect Michigan’s environment, Governor Rick Snyder may have to overcome foot-dragging by fellow Republicans who rule the other two branches of state government.  More...

HORSE TAES

Mackinac Island’s Cowell and Spoor Witness Shot at Breeder’s Cup History

Jim Spoor has been on Mackinac for many seasons. He also has had a passion for racing and has spent time in the past around racetracks, especially in Florida. More...

Nature Notes

Feathered Friends Make Return Appearance to Bird Feeder

One of the wonderful things about spring is the return of some of our feathered friends and the sightings of others that just pass through on their way north. More...

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