June 14, 2014 RSS feed / Top News

News

National Anthem Celebration Planned at Fort Mackinac

Boys Choir to Perform; Part of National Observance

The Metropolitan Boys Choir of Minneapolis and Saint Paul will lead the singing of the national anthem, part of the “Raise It Up! Anthem for America” program Saturday, June 14, at Fort Mackinac on Mackinac Island.  More...

Damaged Line Causes Power Outage June 6

The power went out on the east end of Mackinac Island Friday, June 6, because of a damaged underground service cable. More...

City Intervenes in Lawsuit, Saying Access From Dock Is Essential

An ongoing lawsuit will decide whether Union Terminal Piers should pay to have access to city streets through private property at the head of the Arnold Dock.  More...

Looking Back

Lookiing

100 YEARS AGO  The St. Ignace Enterprise  Thursday, June 11, 1914  The improvements that have been under way to the Holden sample room and billiard parlor have been completed and the place is more inviting than ever.  More...

Native American Father and Son Honored for Roles in Civil War

Mackinac Island’s Graveraet Men Took Part in Sharpshooters Co. K

Henry and Garrett Graveraet, two Native American Mackinac Island Civil War soldiers, were remembered on the 150th anniversary of their deaths Wednesday, June 4, at a ceremony organized by the Sons of the Union Veterans of the Civil War. More...

People

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

Jamie Bynoe lines up a close slap shot during the street hockey game he organizes at Windermere Point Monday, June 9. Every year during the Lilac Festival, he gathers Island residents and workers to enjoy an evening of hockey.  More...

Columnists

Michigan Politics

Governor, Senate Races Heat Up

The past two weeks have been the most intense so far in the 2014 campaigns for governor and the U.S. More...

HORSE TALES

‘The Mind of the Horse:’ A Look Into Equine Perception

Mackinac Island’s Dr. Francis Straus II had many interests beyond the medicine that he practiced at the University of Chicago. More...

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

The lilacs are going to be perfect for the Lilac Festival parade Sunday, June 15. The lilacs, in a wide variety of colors, are so fragrant. More...

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