May 27, 2017 RSS feed / Top News

News

Mackinac Island School To Graduate Four in Class of 2017

There are four graduating students in Mackinac Island Public School’s Class of 2017: Angel Bean, Talon Greenlee, Christopher Riggs, and Christian Styburski. More...

St. Ignace

Native American Festival Is This Weekend

A Native American Festival celebrating the cultural heritage of the area’s first residents will be held at the Museum of Ojibwa Culture in downtown St. Ignace this weekend. The festival will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. More...

For the Record...

In the May 20 issue of The Mackinac Island Town Crier, in an article titled “Island Planning Commission Considers Proposed New M-185 Home,” it was mistakenly stated that the planning commission approved issuing a height variance to Brad C More...

Mackinac Island Story Reaches Tourists From Outside U.S.

Along With Marketing Inside Country, Being A Good Storyteller Is Key To Drawing Audiences Unfamiliar With Island, Says Hygh

Mackinac Island has been a premier Great Lakes tourist destination for more than a century, but maintaining that status is a challenge that keeps two Island agencies busy developing new and improved strategies for reaching potential visitors and prov More...

Vietnam Veterans Finally Get Their ‘Welcome Home’

More than 100 local Vietnamera veterans and their families were honored as part of the United States Vietnam War Commemoration at Little Bear East Arena in St. Ignace Saturday, May 20. More...

Obituaries

Georgianna Gensman

Georgianna Carol Krajenke Gensman died Friday, May 12, 2017, at her home in Rochester Hills. She was 79.  She was born December 3, 1937, in Detroit. She was graduated from Detroit Pershing High School June 24, 1955.  Mrs. More...

Elaine Horn

Elaine Mary Horn, 68, of St. Ignace, passed away unexpectedly early Sunday morning, May 21, 2017, at her apartment in St. More...

Columnists

Michigan Politics

Milliken Suffers Big Political Loss

Upon becoming Michigan’s longest-serving governor 1969- 1982, Republican William G. Milliken had many a big win. More...

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

The weather was very mixed this past weekend. We had some sunshine Saturday, May 20, but very cool, and Sunday, May 21, we had more than 30-mile-an-hour strong southeast wind, rain, and cold temperatures. More...

A Look at History

RMS Titanic and Mackinac Island

Grand Hotel will hold an event the first weekend of June 2017, June 2 through 4, to memorialize and remember the Royal Mail Ship (RMS) Titanic and its passengers and crew. More...

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