June 28, 2013 RSS feed / Top News

News

Mary Callewaert Appointed as Park Commissioner

All it takes is one conversation with Mary Callewaert to find that her love of Mackinac Island runs deep.  More...

Deary To Bring Business Expertise to Mackinac Island State Park Commission

Business expertise is one quality that new Mackinac Island State Park Commissioner William Deary wants to bring to his role. More...

Coal Dock Purchase Is on Table

Jim Wynn of Union Terminal Piers made another offer to sell the company’s Coal Dock to the city at a Finance Committee meeting Wednesday, June 26. More...

Letters

Why Weren’t Little Parks Important Enough To Be Saved?

To the Editor:  There is a very old and poignant Irish ballad, “The Town That I Love So Much,” and every time I look at a photo of Main Street, Mackinac Island, I think of the song and cry.  More...

City Extends Sewer Moratorium; Eyes Purchase of Dock

Ownership of Round Island Passage Light Possible

The city’s sewer tie-in moratorium as been extended for an additional month to give an ad hoc committee more time to determine a new allocation process for issuing sewer capacity units. More...

Mackinac Island Celebrates July 4th

To commemorate Independence Day, Mackinac Island will host a variety of events, from stone skipping to Victorian-era dances and traditional 4th of July fireworks. Fort Mackinac will host patriotic demonstrations and music starting at 2 p.m. More...

Obituaries

Mary Runkel

Mary M. Runkel, 77, of Mackinac Island and East Lansing, passed away peacefully Tuesday, June 18, 2013, at her home on Mackinac Island.  She was born in St. More...

Reynaldo Garcia, S.J.

The Reverend Reynaldo Garcia, S.J. passed away Wednesday, June 26, 2013, in Clarkston. More...

Columnists

Michigan Politics

Fellow Republicans Stiff Governor Snyder

Republicans rule the roost in Lansing—but decidedly not in harmony. GOP lawmakers, who run the Legislature, rebuffed GOP Governor Rick Snyder twice last week.  More...

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

It was another week of mixed weather. We experienced heavy fog and cool temperatures. Monday, June 24, the weather cleared and it was a beautiful, warm, summer day. More...

Maintaining Your Health on Mackinac

Dyslexia: Understanding the Difficulties of a Reading, Writing Disability

There are several types of learning disabilities, one of which is dyslexia, commonly defined as difficulty in processing language in the areas of reading, writing, spelling, and speaking. More...

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