July 7, 2018 RSS feed / Top News

Turn the Page Wins First Yacht Club Regatta of 2018 Sailing Season

Turn the Page swiped victory from last year’s winner Yahoo by only two minutes in the Fourth of July Pink Pony Regatta Tuesday, July 3. Captain Larry Walters led a crew of three other people, some who have minimal racing experience. More...

News

Joe Fullerton Earns Degree from Albion

Joseph Fullerton of St. Ignace has been graduated from Albion College, where he earned a degree in economics and management and a minor in communication studies.  He is the son of Paul and Emily Fullerton of St. Ignace. More...

Online Reports of Assault, Harassment Are Overblown, Says Police Chief

While investigations into a sexual assault and harassment continue, police continue to advise people to be cautious when walking at night, to be aware of their surroundings, and to travel in groups. More...

Sailing Season Back at Mackinac for 2018

The Mackinac Island Yacht Club Regatta Committee has created a series of races in store for sailors of all classes and experience levels this summer. More...

Breaking News - 7/12/2018 7:08 AM

Fire Near Hessel Is Contained - Free Access

Local fire departments have been dispatched into the woods west of Hessel Tuesday afternoon, July 10, in response to a fire that has been located burning on a piece of land just outside the boundary of the Hiawatha National Forest. More...

Gravel Could Protect Line 5, Enbridge Says

State Receives New Reports on Pipeline

Enbridge published another set of reports about Line 5 Friday, June 30, which include a plan to cover the existing pipes at the Straits of Mackinac with gravel to minimize the risk of another anchor strike. More...

People

Sparkling Sisters Celebrate an Island Tradition

Sisters Kim Cullen (left) and Julie Amman have been visiting Mackinac Island on the Fourth of July for 18 years. More...

Columnists

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

The weather has been very hot for Mackinac. On Sunday, July 1, a storm rolled by the Island and, afterwards, a double rainbow appeared and was just beautiful over the Straits of Mackinac.  More...

Nature Notes

Valerian and Golden Lungwort Decorate Mackinac Island Forest

The other day I was riding my horse up the East Bluff and into the cedar woods when I was struck by the presence of two flowers that were blooming in profusion. More...

HORSE TALES

Two Tales in Two Cities, Michigan’s Carriage and Wagon Makers

I grew up with a father who appreciated my fascination with horses and the contraptions they pulled. In many ways we had shared similarities. He was nuts about automobiles, all kinds. More...

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