September 6, 2013 RSS feed / Top News

School Start Is Cause for Celebration

Elementary students march behind Fort Mackinac historical interpreter Andrew Warren on the first day of school Tuesday, September 3, part of Mackinac Island Public School’s annual celebration m More...

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Jazz Greats Entertain at Grand Hotel on Labor Day Weekend

Jazz pianist Freddy Cole, flanked by bassist Elias Bailey and guitarist Randy Napoleon, in the Grand Hotel Theater during his Saturday night performance at the Labor Day Jazz Festival. More...

Grand Hotel to Host Base Ball

Grand Hotel will host vintage base ball games for the fourth and final time this year Saturday, September 7. Admission to the games is free and they will be played at Woodfill Park near Grand Hotel’s tennis courts.  More...

30,000 Walk Across Mackinac Bridge on Windy Labor Day

A cold wind blew through the Straits of Mackinac during the 56th annual Labor Day Mackinac Bridge Walk Monday, September 2, as 30,000 walkers traversed the span between Michigan’s peninsulas.  More...

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Statue of Liberty Returns September 11 As Part of Ceremony

After being removed from its post in Mackinac Island State Harbor last November, the Island’s Statue of Liberty replica is coming home in a special ceremony Wednesday, September 11. More...

Eight Chief of Police Candidates to Interview

Eight city police chief candidates have told the city they are interested in being interviewed, the Mackinac Island City Council was told Wednesday, September 4, and will be scheduled as early as next week, with at least one candidate to be interview More...

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Michigan Politics

Running Mate Process Not Always Smooth

Tea party activist Wes Nakagiri’s bid to replace Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley as Governor Rick Snyder’s running mate is churning up some choppy waters in what has been mostly smooth sailing for a half century in shaping the top of sta More...

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

Saturday, August 31, people came from far and near to visit our Island. The weather was perfect, so everyone could enjoy many outdoor activities, especially the Jazz Festival at Grand Hotel. More...

HORSE TALES

Mackinac Island Late Summer Flora and Fauna Viewed from Horseback

One of the best things about riding a horse on Mackinac Island is riding on trails. There is a “go as you please” sense once you’re on a wooded path. No matter how many years one may have spent here, wonder and awe still abound. More...

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