July 5, 2013 RSS feed / Top News

News

Festival of the Horse Set to Begin in August

The Mackinac Horsemen’s Association will host the Festival of the Horse beginning Thursday, August 8. More...

Youth Freed Unharmed From ‘Keyhole’ Formation in Sugar Loaf

A 14-year-old Mackinac Island resident was safely rescued after becoming stuck and having difficulty breathing in the “keyhole” of Sugar Loaf rock Thursday, June 20. More...

Manoogians Bring Garden Club of Michigan to Mackinac Island

The Garden Club of Michigan’s Detroit Chapter visited Mackinac Island Tuesday, June 18, hosted by Jane Manoogian. Mrs. More...

Letters

Esther Williams Was Great Fan of Mackinac Island

To the Editor:  While on the Island last week, adding finishing touches to Sadie’s Ice Cream Parlor, I read the “A Look at History” column about Esther Williams on your pages.  More...

Decision Postponed on Proposed Hotel Development Near Dock

No final action was taken by the Mackinac Island Historic District Commission in regard to the development project proposed at the head of the Arnold Transit Company dock in the Market and Main Historic Districts at a meeting Thursday, June 27.  More...

Do Low Lake Levels Impact Old Lighthouses?

New research on evaporation of water from the Great Lakes is expected to improve the models used to predict lake levels, and an unexpected discovery is that low water could be exposing the log cribs supporting old lighthouses, possibly rotting the wo More...

Obituaries

Father Reynaldo Garcia

Father Reynaldo Garcia, who served as the parish priest at Ste. Anne’s Catholic Church from 2005 to 2010, passed away Wednesday, June 26, 2013, at Colombiere Center in Clarkston. He was 75.  More...

Columnists

Michigan Politics

Low Rating for Three Great Lakes States; Much Better for Michigan

Michigan borders four of the Great Lakes, and has 3,288 miles of coastline, more than any state except Alaska. More than 40% of its surface is water.  More...

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

It has been a beautiful week of summer weather with warm temperatures, bright sunshine, and nice, cool, comfortable evenings. It has been perfect Mackinac Island weather. More...

HORSE TALES

Making Sense of Horse Behavior: Tips, Guidelines for Novice Riders

“Horses are just like people; there are smart ones, dumb ones, miserable ones, honest ones, simple ones, cheats, freaks, leaders, and laggards. They have good days, bad days, and plenty of average days. More...

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