June 21, 2013 RSS feed / Top News

News

St. Ignace to Host Two Car Shows

Erich T. Doerr   Two car shows are planned in St. Ignace this week and next. Antiques on the Bay will be Friday, June 21, and Saturday, June 22, followed by the St. Ignace Car Show Saturday, June 29. More...

Fort Mackinac Interpreters Create Bridge Between Past and Present

Bugle in hand and clad in a soldier’s uniform, Tom Dukes marches beside his fellow historic interpreters at dawn.  Mr. More...

City Council Assigns Duties; Deputy Clerk Coming Soon

The Mackinac Island City Council officially delegated the city’s business license processing and other duties to either the city clerk or the mayor’s assistant at a special meeting Wednesday, June 19.  More...

Letters

Art Sculpture Effectively Provokes Conversation

To the Editor:  Recently, there was installed within the state park a large sculpture, portraying a bust of former President Ford [Mackinac Island Town Crier, May 24]. More...

Well Behaved Pony Stallion Earns Welcome

To the Editor:  It was wonderful to watch the very well behaved white pony stallion at the Dog and Pony show Saturday, and in the parade Sunday.  Typically, stallions are not welcome on the Island, based on concerns with regard to how they More...

Cawthorne’s 22 Years on Commission Benefits Community

To Dennis Cawthorne goes much credit for a host of improvements during his 22 years on the Mackinac Island State Park Commission, and for service that extended downtown to benefit the Medical Center, the school, and even long-distance telephone servi More...

Pride in Michigan History Shines at Lilac Festival Parade

Procession Draws Thousands to Island

From Main Street to Marquette Park all the way to Mission Point Resort, Mackinac Island was bustling as thousands of people lined the streets to watch the 64th annual Lilac Festival parade Sunday, June 16. More...

Columnists

Michigan Politics

Competitive Race for Levin’s Senate Seat

Despite dropouts of potential candidates for both parties, a highly competitive 2014 race shapes up for replacing retiring Democratic Sen. More...

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

Sunday morning, June 16, the fog hung heavy over Mackinac Island, making everything damp. More...

Nature Notes

Concerns Voiced Over Mortality Rate of Upper Peninsula Tamarack Trees

Recently the Department of Natural Resources reported the growing concern about mortality among the tamarack trees in the Upper Peninsula and some areas of the northern Lower Peninsula.  More...

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