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Center for the Arts Finds Home at Mission Point Theater

Come mid-May, the Mackinac Arts Council will have a new, permanent residence at the Mission Point Theater called “Center for the Arts.” The council will take over management and house its administrative office at the theater at Mission Po More...

Bloswick Displays Photographs at Library

Clark Bloswick is displaying his photography at the Mackinac Island Public Library through the end of February. Mr. Bloswick’s art will be available for purchase. More...

Council Offers To Purchase Development Rights of Arnold Dock

The Mackinac Island City Council is offering the buy the development rights to the property at the head of the Arnold Dock for 100 rental bicycle licenses.  More...

Obituaries

Wendy Caulkins

Wendy L. Caulkins, 71, of Cheboygan, died Sunday, December 30, 2012, at McLaren Northern Michigan hospital in Petoskey.  More...

Milton ‘Milt’ Bazinau

Milton H. “Milt” Bazinau, Sr., 69, of Fremont, passed away Monday morning, December 31, 2012, at his home.  He was born July 5, 1943, on Mackinac Island, to James and Caroline (nee St. More...

Pauline Halberg

Pauline C. Halberg, 71, of St. Ignace, passed away early Monday, December 31, 2012, at her home following a lingering illness.  She was born in St. Ignace September 13, 1941 to Frederick “Gunny” and Elizabeth (nee Cadreau) Cadotte. More...

Columnists

Michigan Politics

Michigan’s High-Profile Players On Capitol Hill

As Chairman Carl Levin presided last week over the contentious Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on confirmation of ex-Senator Chuck Hagel to be the next U.S. More...

A Look at History

Daughter Liberty Has Raised Her Torch Over Island’s Harbor Since 1950

If the statue in New York Harbor is “Lady Liberty,” then Mackinac Island is the home of Daughter Liberty. More...

Island Community Hall Has Floor Refinished

A crew from Grand Rapids refurbished the wood floor in the Mackinac Island Community Hall. Duane Simmet, owner of Flawless Flooring, installed the floor in the late 1990s, when the community center was remodeled, he said. This time, Mr. More...

Historic Districts Adopted by City

The City of Mackinac Island adopted two downtown historic districts Wednesday, January 9, culminating years of debate and paving the way for what many residents and visitors hope is a more organized and effective way to preserve the historic characte More...

Nash Scores 1,000th Point

Mackinac Island Public School senior Zhan’e Nash scored her 1,000th career point during the Lakers 43-23 non-conference win over the Alanson Vikings Saturday, January 12.  Nash needed 11 points for the record and scored her milestone point More...

People

ANNIVERSARY

The Vieaus Celebrate 50 Years

Henry and Betty Vieau of Mackinaw City celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Friday, December 28, 2012. More...

WEDDING

Haan,Westblade Wed

Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas Haan announce the wedding of their daughter, Shannon Haan, a summer resident of Mackinac Island, to Lucas Westblade, of Hillsdale. More...

Joseph Finishes Basic Training

Air Force Airman Spencer “Tyler” Joseph was graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.  He completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and stu More...

Sports

Lakers 1974 Girls Cagers Win District Title

Looking Back

Mackinac Island: The 1974 Lakers girls basketball team, coached by Jack Dehring, is the best team in the history of the program.  Mr. More...

Mackinac Island Lakers Hoops Teams Vie for Strong Close To Season

Lakers Update: Mackinac Island Downs Ojibwe Mackinac Island defeated Ojibwe 58-28 Tuesday, January 8, during a Northern Lights League game. The Lakers led 41-16 at halftime and outscored the visitors 17-12 in the second half to post the win. More...

Bean, Horn Named Mackinac Island Homecoming Royalty

For a small school, the Mackinac Island student body put forth a big show of support for school and team spirit during Spirit Week, the last week of January.  High school students participated in various activities and themed dress up days, with More...

Letters

Coverage of Mackinac Island Is Exceptional

To the Editor:  Regarding the December 15, 2012, Town Crier, thanks for what surely must be one of your most extraordinary issues in your publishing history, for four special or continuing reasons.  More...

Interested in LaChance Family History

To the Editor:  More...

Changes Are Not For the Good of Island

To the Editor:  I just received my December issue of the Town Crier.  More...

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