August 16, 2013 RSS feed / Top News

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Public to Give Input on Winter Ferry Service

Meeting Wednesday August 14, the city’s Transportation Committee outlined the features for winter ferry service proposed by Arnold Transit and Shepler’s Ferry, but deferred any decision on the matter for another week.  More...

Walker Will Not Seek Reelection

State Senator Howard Walker (R-Traverse City) will not seek a second term to represent Michigan’s 37th senate district. He has served in both the House of Representatives and the Senate for more than 10 years.  More...

Kayakers Bound for Island Saturday

A group of about 25 kayakers on a men’s outing from the First Baptist Church of Spring Lake will paddle across the Straits of Mackinac from St. Ignace to Mackinac Island Saturday morning, August 17. The kayakers plan to launch from St. More...

City Takes Up Legal Investigation on Dock Ownership Questions

Citizens Give Money to Community Foundation Instead

The City of Mackinac Island officially hired attorney Dennis Cawthorne to spearhead a legal effort that will investigate various aspects of the Coal Dock, Arnold Transit Dock, and associated property at a special meeting Monday, August 12. More...

Festival Shows Off Variety of Horse Breeds

Mackinac Island resident Maddie Crawford, 5, rides Ricki, a miniature horse at the Breeds of Mackinac show, part of the annual Festival of the Horse. See story, page 11. More...

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Michigan Politics

Ex-Sheriff/General Challenges Benishek

As two-term 1st District U.S. More...

Maintaining Your Health on Mackinac

Walking - A Simple Exercise for Maintaining Good Health and Lifestyle

There is no doubt that a proper diet, regular physical exercise, and a proper, healthy lifestyle are the ways to maximize the maintenance of good health. Of the three, perhaps the most neglected is exercise. More...

Horse Tales

Good Participation Noted in Mackinac Pace

Mackinac Island has a fun equestrian event held in the summer called the Mackinac Pace. The Pace began a decade ago, in August 2003, with 10 riders. More...

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