May 31, 2013 RSS feed / Top News

News

City of Mackinac Island Makes Committee Appointments

Committee appointments made by Mayor Margaret Doud Wednesday, May 28, for city council members: Frank Blos- wick, Kay Hoppenrath, Anneke Myers, Dominic Redman, and Jason St. Onge:  Public Safety: St. More...

Death Is Due to Natural Causes for Grand Rapids Visitor to Island

A Grand Rapids man visiting Mackinac Island apparently collapsed in a public restroom at British Landing Tuesday morning, May 28, and was pronounced dead at the Mackinac Island Medical Center. He was visiting Mackinac Island with his wife.  More...

Community, City Receive Recognition for Historic District

Efforts Continue Toward Implementation

Representative from the community and government of the City of Mackinac Island were honored Friday, May 10, at the annual Michigan Historic Preservation Network award reception in Marquette.  More...

Two Laws Will See Enforcement Stepped Up, City Says

Two city ordinances will receive special enforcement attention this summer, and the city wants citizens to be prepared. More...

Governors Council to Convene

The 2013 Council of Great Lakes Governors Leadership Summit is set to meet this weekend, Friday, May 31, through Sunday, June 2, at Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island. More...

Mackinac Island School Graduates 7 in Class of 2013

The Mackinac Island Public School Class of 2013 is made up of (from left) Leo Horn, Collin Armstrong, Justin Acosta- Arellano, Zhan’e Nash, Hailey Bean, Onaca Bennett, and Shannon Blanton. More...

Obituaries

Ronald McCord

Ronald W. McCord, 58, of Hessel, passed away Monday evening, May 27, 2013, at the Mackinac Island Medical Center after suffering a heart attack while on his taxi on Main Street on Mackinac Island.  More...

Columnists

Michigan Politics

Stabenow Toils in Trenches for Farmers

In recent weeks, I have noted Michigan lawmakers on Capitol Hill who are on the frontlines dealing with assorted scandals of the day.  Six-term Democratic Senator Carl Levin, Michigan’s longestserving senator and chairman of the Senate Arm More...

Horse Tails

Carriage of a Different Color: Rigs, Gigs, Buggies, and More

It’s great to receive feedback from readers. Recently I had a note asking me why I often interchanged the word carriage for rig, or buggy, and was there a difference? More...

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

The weather was perfect for Memorial Day weekend, with bright sunshine, blue skies, and cool, crisp evenings. The full moon was spectacular as it lighted the Round Island Passage. More...

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