September 10, 2011 RSS feed / Top News

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Ste. Anne’s

Benefit Raises Funds for Church Window Project

A fundraising dinner for the restoration of the stained glass windows at Ste. Anne’s Church has been declared a success with a total of $109,000 donated, and this ensures the project will move forward. More...

Rilenge Works on 9/11 Monument

As the 10th anniversary of the September 11, 2001, attacks on the World Trade Center comes up, cities around the nation are preparing for memorials and television stations are lining up special programs to pay tribute to the day’s significance. More...

Town Crier Moves To Off Season Schedule

This edition marks the end of the Mackinac Island T own Crier’s weekly publication schedule. The next issue will be published October 8, followed by the December 10 edition. More...

Sports

Saint Barbara Takes First Place in Horn’s Bar Labor Day Regatta

Skipper Sam Kovalak and his crew on the Saint Barbara took first place in the Horn’s Bar Labor Day Regatta Sunday, September 4. Sailing skills were tested during the last competition of the season with a range of wind and sea conditions. More...

Levy, Cousino Win Wawashkamo Tourney

David Levy and Martha Cousino won this year’s Wawashkamo Golf Club Championship after two days of play Saturday, August 27, and Sunday, August 28. Mr. Levy scored an 82 and 75 with a gross of 157. More...

Junior Golf Winners Announced

Results have been announced for this year’s Wawashkamo Golf Club junior golf tournament. Kirby Berke was the boys junior club champion for the 9- 11 age group; runner-up was Aiden Martin. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

120 YEARS AGO The St. Ignace News Saturday, August 22, 1891

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Historic Preservation Decisions Must Be Consistent, Fair

Commission, City Hear From Expert in Training Session

A Historic District Commission is a design review body and not a design body, said Sharon Ferraro during a Historic District Commission training workshop, which was followed by a commission meeting Friday, August 19. More...

Underwater Find Could Aid Research

An underwater tree stump was discovered off the western shore of Mackinac Island shortly before sunset on the last dive of the day Tuesday, September 6. More...

People

Darrin Kolatski Completes Army Basic Training

Darrin Kolatski, 18, of Che- boygan, has completed U.S. Army basic combat training at Fort Jackson in South Carolina. He is a member of the 2nd Battalion, 39th Infantry Regiment. More...

Community Picnic Ushers In School Year on Mackinac Island

New Faces Among Staff as 84 Students Start Class

Led by Fort Mackinac historic interpreter Geoff Woodcox, students marched along the boardwalk and around the playground at Mackinac Island Public School before arriving at the lunch line for the annual community picnic on the first day of school Tues More...

Holle, Musser Win Bike and Buggy Bridge League

Janis Holle and Amelia Musser took first place at the conclusion of the 38th year of the Bike and Buggy Bridge League tournament play Wednesday, August 31. More...

Columnists

Michigan Politics

Northern Tribal Leader Explores United States House Race

Over the centuries, Native Americans have been the most underrepresented group in Congress compared to the European American, African American, Latino, and Asian Pacific communities.  More...

Nature Notes

Group Discussion: Golden Eagle, Red Eft, and Loon Sightings On Island

This being my last column for a month or so, I thought I’d write about a few interesting nature sightings that have been shared with me over the last couple of weeks. The sightings involve an eagle, a red eft, and a loon. More...

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

The weather over the holiday weekend was very interesting. Saturday, September 3, it poured rain until about 1 p.m. The clouds cleared and the rest of the day was pleasant. More...

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