July 26, 2013 RSS feed / Top News

News

Short Microbursts Down Trees, Power Lines, on Island Thursday Night

Downed trees and power lines were left in the wake of short, but severe storm cell that hit the Straits of Mackinac Thursday evening, July 18. More...

Sails Dry on Lawn of Mackinac Island Harbor After Bayview Yacht Race

Above: Sailor Katie Doherty of Troy (left) converses with fellow crew member Kellen McGee (in blue and black) of Oxford, Michigan, while laying out a blue and yellow spinnaker of Stargazer, a Benetea More...

Bayview Racers Sail to Island

A large American flag waves from the mast of a sailboat that competed in the annual Bell’s Beer Bayview Mackinac Race Monday, July 22. More...

Letters

Construction at Docks Bring Concern to Downtown’s Character, Historical Integrity

To the Editor:  We would like to express our concern about future development of our downtown area.  More...

Expert Guidence Needed for Future of Community

To the Editor:  Re: $10,000 personal donation to the City of Mackinac Island to hire an expert in the area of real estate and land use to investigate the facts and the legal options that the city of Mackinac Island and/or its citizens have invol More...

Voters Will Consider Senior Services Aug. 6

Voters on Mackinac Island will participate in a county-wide millage election Tuesday, August 6, to allow the Community Action Agency to continue services for senior citizens and low income residents. More...

Bayview Racers Fill Mackinac Island Harbor

Slips in the western portion of Mackinac Island Harbor were filled with sailboats that competed in the 2013 Bell’s Beer Bayview Mackinac Race Monday, July 22. More...

Columnists

Michigan Politics

“We are all Detroiters today…”  --Senate Democratic Leader Gretchen Whitmer   More...

A Look at History

History of Beer and Ale at Mackinac Island and the Straits

This year, the official name of the Port Huron-to-Mackinac yacht race was the “2013 Bell’s Beer Bayview Mackinac Race,” in honor of the tourney’s title sponsor, a well-known Kalamazoo manufacturer of nationally prominent craft More...

HORSE TALES

Not A One-horse Island: New Team Walks the Streets of Mackinac

There is a new team in downtown Mackinac Island. They are a pair of black geldings named Vic and Rex. These two lovely animals arrived to the Island in late spring. They are half brothers, and were born in Ohio.  More...

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