August 23, 2014 RSS feed / Top News

Weekend Activities Highlight Island Fudge

In celebration of Mackinac’s most famous sweet souvenir is the Mackinac Island Fudge Festival beginning Friday evening, August 22, and running through Sunday afternoon, August 24.  More...

News

Pipeline Public Forum Is September 4 at Community Hall

A public forum on the two Enbridge petroleum pipelines under the Straits of Mackinac will be held at the Community Hall Thursday, September 4, to share information about the status of Line 5 and efforts to protect it from leaking. More...

Win-Some Women Fall Retreats Open for Registration

The Win-Some Women Fall 2014 retreats are open for registration. More...

Island Finishes Racing Season With Labor Day Regatta August 30

Mackinac Island Yacht Club will host the summer’s final sailboat race, Horn’s Bar Labor Day Regatta, Saturday, August 30. It’s a family fun race open to all sailboats in every class, and registration is not required. More...

‘Perfection in Bloom’

Grand Garden Show Begins Sunday

The second annual Grand Garden Show is scheduled for Sunday, August 24, through Tuesday, August 26, at Grand Hotel. The program is hosted by Grand Hotel, Proven Winners Flowers, and Barnwell Landscape and Garden Services of Mackinac Island.   More...

Mackinac Island Celebrates Horses

United States Dressage Federation Gold medalist Betsy Van Dyke performs a musical freestyle routine to a capella songs with her horse at the Festival of the Horse Show Saturday, August 9. More...

Obituaries

Daniel Seeley

Daniel W. Seeley, 60, of Mackinac Island, passed away Wednesday, August 20, 2014, on Mackinac Island.  He was born July 9, 1954, in Litchfield.  Mr. More...

Emma Fritzsche

Emma Fritzsche, 91, of Owosso and Mackinac Island, died late Friday evening, August 15, 2014, at the home of her daughter, Paula Starkweather, on Mackinac Island.  She was born June 28, 1923, to August and Martha (nee Muller) Sonnenberg in Lansi More...

Columnists

Michigan Politics

Shared Views: Milliken Poised to Again Endorse Snyder

There’s a two-decade-plus gap between their Republican administrations, and much controversy on state issues in the interim, but 1969-1983 Governor William G. More...

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

The weather has been very nice and folks have been enjoying biking, hiking, horseback riding, or taking a ride in the surrey with fringe on top. This is the time of year that families visit Mackinac Island before schools open. More...

Maintaining Your Health on Mackinac

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and How It Affects the Hands and Wrists

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition that affects the hands and wrists. More...

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