October 10, 2015 RSS feed / Top News

News

Text Messages Can Now Summon 9-1-1

New Service for Upper Peninsula Surpasses Technology in Many Other Areas

Emergency text messages to 9- 1-1 can now be made anywhere in the Upper Peninsula where a cellular phone can receive a signal. More...

Arnold Dock Will Stay Open After Settlement

An ongoing legal dispute between Union Terminal Piers and Main Dock 7271 over access to Arnold Transit’s dock at Mackinac Island is reaching conclusion after more than a year in 11th Circuit Court. More...

1st Maple Removed in Foundation Program

A man peers up at Bill and Rosalie Roush’s Norway maple in the backyard of their Annex home. The tree was the first to be removed as part of the Mackinac Island Community Foundation initiative, which funds the hauling of debris. More...

Letters

Pristine Vista Now Cluttered With Man-made Artifice

To the Editor:   A few years ago, the vacant lot across the street from what was the McNally Cottage became a bike rental business. More...

City Learns of Many Repairs Needed for Water, Sewer

Problems Come to Light, Putting Main Street Sprinklers Plan on Hold for BPW

The Board of Public Works (BPW) will undertake several major projects soon that will fix problems with the city’s sewer and water systems. More...

Roads Will See Work This Fall

An effort to repave roads on Mackinac Island will begin this fall, as the city and state park work to fix some of the worst sections throughout the Island. More...

People

AmeriCorps Workers Help on Island

A team from the AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps is working on Mackinac Island and in Mackinaw City this fall, painting buildings, maintaining trails, and serving the community. More...

WEDDING

Schueller, Gottlander Wed at Ste. Anne’s Church

Suzanne Ernster Schueller and Daniel Johan Robert Gottlander, both of New York City, were united in marriage Saturday, July 25, 2015, at 3 p.m. at Ste. More...

Columnists

Michigan Politics

Snyder Appoints Third Supreme Court Justice

Long after they leave office, presidents and governors often leave a lingering political impact in the nation and states through their Supreme Court appointees, who tend to grow old on the bench.  So it will be with Republican Governor Rick Snyd More...

HORSE TALES

Horses Around Historic Michilimackinac and the Area

Way back in 1749, when Michilimackinac was a small, lonely outpost of the French, there was a treatise about the place written by Peter Kalm. Kalm, a Scandinavian, wrote this by the order of the Commandant General in Canada, Monsieur Le M. More...

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

The gales of November came Saturday, October 3. The northeast wind was very strong, causing Star Line Mackinac Island Ferry to shut down for the day and Arnold Transit Company stopping some trips to Mackinaw City. More...

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