May 31, 2013 RSS feed / 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...

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...

Surplus Funding Will Launch New Improvements at Park Sites

Parks Commissioners Elect Yob as New Chairman

Money left over from the sale of revenue bonds to reconstruct the South Southwest Rowhouse at Colonial Michilimackinac will be used for new projects at several Mackinac State Historic Parks sites at Mackinaw City and Mackinac Island. More...

Business License Applications Not Processed; Council to Get Job Done

City council members and department employees will go through the pile of business license applications Monday, June 3, at 3 p.m. and prepare them for approval. The work will come after weeks of the job not getting done. More...

Fort Mackinac Observes ‘Decoration Day’ at Post Cemetery

Standing above graves of unknown Civil War soldiers, Fort Mackinac’s historic interpreters honored all people who have died in military service with a three-round salute rifle firing and a flower wreath at a Memorial Day service Monday, May 27. More...

Fallen Soldiers Honored at Island American Legion Program

Flowers Honor Mother of Vietnam Soldier Dankowski

As the high wind lifted the flags and bugle and drum announced the service, a crowd gathered around the Veterans Memorial on Market Street to observe Memorial Day Monday, May 27.  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...

Historic Rowhouse Opens Sunday at Colonial Michilimackinac

On the anniversary of one of the area’s most dramatic events in history, Colonial Michilimackinac will open its doors to its newest and largest building and exhibit, the reconstructed South Southwest Rowhouse, in Mackinaw City at 6:30 p.m. More...

New Graduates Encouraged to Blaze Their Own Trail

Clad in vibrant blue graduation gowns, seven seniors took their last steps as Mackinac Island high school students, many with happy tears welling in their eyes, before loved ones at a commencement ceremony Friday, May 24, in the school gymnasium.&nbs More...

Tennis Program Schedule Set for Guests and Public at Grand Hotel

Starting Monday, June 3, Grand Hotel Director of Tennis Danny Hunt will offer six tennis programs to the public and guests of Grand Hotel. More...

Youth Advisory Council Students Find Meaning in Trip to Chicago

The Mackinac Island Community Foundation Youth Advisory Council traded cottages and horses for skyscrapers and subways Friday, April 19, through Sunday, April 21, during a special trip to Chicago. More...

New Michigan Tourism Strategic Plan Sets Goals, Creates Vision

Michigan has developed a new five-year plan to guide its tourism industry, and it will focus on promoting four-season travel opportunities and working in tandem with agencies not typically directly associated with tourism planning, such as airports a More...

Youth Camp Scheduled at Turtle Park

The Gathering Place Christian youth day camp is scheduled for Thursday, June 6, through Sunday, June 9. More...

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