May 24, 2014 RSS feed / Top News

Service Planned at Veterans Memorial

Mackinac Island’s American Legion Post will host its annual Memorial Day service at 11:30 a.m. More...

News

City Grants 194 Rental Licenses to Mackinac Island Bikes

Council Will Temporarily Hold 125 Additional Bicycle Licenses

The City of Mackinac Island will issue 194 rental bicycle licenses to the Mackinac Island Bike Shop at the site of the new Bicycle Inn on Main Street. More...

Change May OK Outdoor Retail Display; Rolling Chair Business Proposed

The Flagship store on Market Street may soon be considered a garden shop, allowing the store to display merchandise outside. The city’s Ordinance Committee will consider the request, after the city council tabled the matter Wednesday, May 14. More...

Court Order Stops Work at Beaver Dock

A plan to use the Beaver Dock as a temporary municipal freight dock was put on hold last week when Mackinac County Circuit Court Judge William Carmody signed a temporary restraining order, ceasing work at the dock Friday, May 16.  More...

House Numbers Are Key to City’s Mapping Project

On the Island, Correcting Street Signs And Numbers Could Speed Rescue Response

An effort is underway to update digital maps with all of Mackinac Island’s addresses and trails and merge the information into the county’s Enhanced 9-1- 1 system. More...

Memorial Day Observances on Mackinac Island

Post Cemetery March Honors Soldiers

Interpreters from Mackinac State Historic Parks will march to the Post Cemetery at 8:30 a.m. Monday, May 26, to commemorate Memorial Day.  More...

Sports

Lakers Produce Strong Finish at Regionals

The Mackinac Island Lakers track and field team had an outstanding day during the Division 3 regionals in Pickford Friday, May 16.  Four individuals qualified for the Upper Peninsula state finals Saturday, May 31, in Kingsford. More...

Columnists

Michigan Politics

Benishek and Cannon Are Allied on Vets

Second-term U.S. More...

A Look at History

Fort Mackinac’s South Sally Port Contains Reminder of Cost of Civil War

Gen. Thomas Williams   On the top of the ramp that leads up to historic Fort Mackinac, the South Sally Port allows visitors into the 1781 fortress. More...

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

Let us pay respect to all fallen soldiers this Memorial Day and honor them for their sacrifice to our country. More...

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