June 23, 2012 RSS feed / Top News

Keeping Lilacs Happy Means Years of Beauty

Jeff Young, a University of Vermont master gardener, has lectured for eight consecutive summers on Mackinac Island. More...

News

Excitement Continues in Michilimackinac Excavation

Mackinac State Historic Parks archaeologists continue their excavations at Colonial Michilimackinac this season in what has become the longest-running archaeological project in North America. More...

Town Crier Staff Has A Passion For Writing, Sharing in Community

Anyone who has ever lived or visited Mackinac Island knows that this place holds thousands of stories, and the interns at Mackinac Island Town Crier will spend the summer recording a piece of the experience every week.  More...

St. Ignace Gears For Two Big Car Show Weekends

“Do you want to show off your car or truck?”  More...

Letters

Mechanical Noise, Smoke Take Away from Charm of Island Visit

To The Editor:  I have been visiting Mackinac Island for more than 60 years, fondly recalling the early days crossing from Mackinaw City in one of the Chris-Crafts. More...

Historic District Concerns More Than Property Owners

To the Editor:  At the June 16 public hearing of the proposed Market and Main Street and West End Historic Districts Committee, two very powerful Island persons spoke of how property owners in these proposed districts should be given sole respon More...

Lack of Cars Makes Mackinac Island Unique

To the Editor:  More...

Property Owners, Public Voice Opinions

Historic District Hearing

Almost two years after the creation of the Historic District Study Committee, the public hearing to gather opinion on two proposed downtown historic districts on Mackinac Island was held Saturday,   More...

City’s New Ferry Ordinance Gives Boats More Freedom

The Mackinac Island City Council adopted a new ferry franchise ordinance Wednesday, June 20, cutting short a two-year franchise adopted the city in 2010. More...

I’m Not A Pony, I’m An 1812 Cannon

Redford and her owner, Phyllis Brugger, wait anxiously for the beginning of the horse and pony parade. Redford was dressed as a cannon for the parade to fit the theme of the War of 1812. More...

Columnists

Michigan Politics

Northland’s Stake In Detroit Debate

Northern Michigan has a big stake in the debate raging in Lansing over Governor Rick Snyder’s commendable push for a second Detroit-Canada bridge that is threatened by a huge ad campaign by owners of the Ambassador Bridge, and by footdragging o More...

A Look at History

War! Mackinac Island On Front Lines Of War Of 1812

War of 1812   More...

Maintaining Your Health on Mackinac

Fibromyalgia Education Provides Doctors, Patients Better Understanding of Condition

Fibromyalgia is a chronic, musculo-skeletal pain condition. Pain is experienced all over the body, in the muscles, tendons, and ligaments. Pain is associated with fatigue and abnormal sleep. More...

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