October 10, 2013 RSS feed / Top News

Community Honors Chief

Town Turns Out for Marks Retirement Party

Friends and family gathered at Community Hall to bid farewell to retired police chief Jim Marks Thursday, September 19, giving gifts and sending well wishes to the seven-year veteran of the Mackinac Island Police Department.  More...

News

92nd District Court

Judge Beth Gibson Appointed to Corrections Board

Judge Beth Gibson of Newberry was one of three appointed by Governor Rick Snyder to serve on the Community Corrections Board. The governor’s office announced the appointment Friday, October 4.  More...

For the Record...

The Mackinac Island Convention and Visitors Bureau records information on hotel revenue, not hotel occupancy, as an article titled “Business Is Good, Merchants Report” in the September 14, 2013, edition of the Mackinac Island Town Crier r More...

October 25

Cedarville Jazz Ensemble Will Perform on Island

The Cedarville High School Jazz Ensemble will perform on Mackinac Island Friday morning, October 25, at 10:30 a.m. in the gymnasium at Mackinac Island Public School and later for the Michigan Art Educators State Conference at Grand Hotel. More...

Sports

Mackinac Island Hosts 11th Annual Volleyball Invitational

DeTour, Posen, MWBA, Cardinal Mooney Advance To Final Four at Invite

The DeTour Raiders, Posen Vikings, Maplewood Baptist Black Bears, and Cardinal Mooney Cardinals advanced to the final four during the 11th annual Mackinac Island Volleyball Invitational Saturday, October 5. More...

Mackinac Island Lakers Capture NLL Volleyball Championship

The Mackinac Island Lakers started slowly before stepping up their play to capture the championship of the Northern Lights League Tournament at Sault Ste. Marie Saturday, September 28.  More...

Mackinac Island Lakers Soccer Team Carries Winning Record Into October

The Mackinac Island Lakers soccer team has compiled a 6- 5-1 overall record on the season as of October 10. More...

Letters

Third Grade Students Request Postcards

To the Editor:  I am a third grader at Woodland Elementary School. We are learning about the U.S.A. this year. We would like your readers to write to us. More...

Breaking News - 10/18/2013 2:23 PM

Latest Stories Now in Breaking News Section

This fall and winter, the Town Crier will be posting stories to the Web between our printed editions. They will be available only to our paid online subscribers and can be found under the “Breaking News” button on the left side of the Web site. More...

Island, Straits Area Drawing More International Visitors

While international travel to Michigan is on the upswing, Travel Michigan and other promoters want to increase it even more, and have boosted spending to $4 million in overseas markets in a campaign that will begin in October and add China and Japan More...

Blogger Finds Home, and Audience, on Island

Horton Chronicles Her Island Lifestyle

After borrowing bicycles to explore the interior of Mackinac Island, two of Brenda Horton’s readers collapse on the sofa in the Surrey Ridge condominium she shares with her husband, Ted, and play with resident canine pals, Maddie and Bear. More...

Obituaries

Gloria Feller

Gloria J. Feller, 72, of Hessel, passed away unexpectedly Monday morning, September 30, 2013, at her home.  She was born March 21, 1941, to James Martin and Charlotte (nee Cadreau) Bazinaw in Sault Ste. Marie. More...

Joseph Kompsi

Joseph William Kompsi, 77, of Mackinac Island, passed away Friday, September 27, 2013, in St. Ignace.  He was born June 14, 1936, to W. Leonard and Anna (nee Kemppainen) Kompsi in Rudyard Township.  More...

Judy Burns Sauder

Judy Burns Sauder, 93, of Lake Forest, passed away September 30, 2012.  She was born February 9, 1919, on Mackinac Island.  Mrs. Sauder worked as a real estate agent in Lake Forest.  She was an active member of the Church of St. More...

Columnists

Michigan Politics

Schuette Again Goes to Supreme Court

Republican Attorney General Bill Schuette is poised once again, as he likes to describe his role in a varied political life, to “be on duty” for Michigan—now before the U.S. Supreme Court.  More...

HORSE TALES

Penny Barr’s 2013 Adventures Riding Horseback in Kenya

Penny Barr has been riding and bringing horses to Mackinac Island for more than 20 years. More...

Nature Notes

Three White-tailed Deer Are Sighted on Mackinac Island’s North End

It is truly fall. More...

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