June 16, 2012 RSS feed / Top News

News

City To Hear Public Opinions on Historic District Proposal Saturday

Citizens will testify at a public hearing Saturday, June 16, on the proposed creation of two downtown historic districts. More...

Terms of Winter Ferry Service Outlined at Transportation Meeting

Arnold Transit Company has agreed to provide winter service between Mackinac Island and St. Ignace this year, under a new, exclusive carrier agreement agreed to by the Mackinac Island City Council last week.  More...

Lilac Festival Activities This Week

Friday, June 15  Artful Accessories: This fundraiser, including handbags and jewelry, benefits the arts on Mackinac Island. 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. More...

Columnists

HORSE TALES

The other morning, over muffins and coffee at Bogan Lane Inn, a guest shared an interesting story about her experience with Secretariat. More...

Lookiing Back

125 YEARS AGO  The St. Ignace News  Friday, June 10, 1887  Tug Gladiator returned form Georgian Bay Thursday, where she was towing logs for James Reid & Co.  •••  More...

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

It was a busy weekend on Mackinac Island. More than 800 people participated in the Lilac Festival foot race around the Island. In the afternoon, there was a concert on Windermere Point, and at 4:30 p.m. More...

Franchise Agreements Stall, Decision Promised Monday

The city’s adoption of a ferry boat franchise agreement has been postponed until Monday, June 18, while Shepler’s attorneys review the documents with the city. More...

Lilac Parade Will Honor Native American Culture

The contributions of Native Americans to Mackinac Island and Michigan will be recognized in the Lilac Festival Grand Parade Sunday, June 17, with the appointment of Indian wisdom keepers to serve collectively as the Grand Marshal.  More...

Grand Hotel Marks 125 Years

Grand Hotel is celebrating its 125th anniversary this summer, culminating with a special weekend Friday, July 13, through Sunday, July 15.  More...

People

John and Anne Killinger Mark 60th Wedding Anniversary June 12

ANNIVERSARY

Dr. John and Anne Killinger celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Tuesday, June 12, which is also Dr. Killinger’s 79th birthday. Dr. Killinger was minister of the Little Stone Church on Mackinac Island from 1996 to 2003 and Mrs. More...

BIRTHS

Brody Kolatski

Kaylee Mansfield of Pellston and Darrin Kolatski of Cheboygan announce the birth of a son, Brody Miles Kolatski, born Tuesday, May 15, 2012, at McLaren Northern Michigan hospital in Petoskey. More...

Editorials

Michigan Politics

Recall Efforts Fail Against a Third Michigan Governor

Want to recall a Michigan governor? More...

Letters

Why Mackinac Island Is Unique and Special

To the Editor:  Mackinac has miles of shoreline to bike with views of lakes Michigan and Huron and the Mackinac Bridge.  More...

‘Have To Stand Up For Mackinac Island’

To the Editor:  More...

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