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Island State Park Commission Looks for Fund Restoration

Park Can Keep Revenue from Certain Fees

The Mackinac Island State Park Commission believes there will be strong support to restore some state funding for the agency More...

Cemetery Board Considers Rule Changes, Raising Fees

The Mackinac Island Cemetery Board, meeting Wednesday, July 20, discussed several potential changes to their rules and the potential for fee increases. More...

Fundraiser Proceeds Benefit 4-H

The 7th annual 4-H fundraiser will be held Sunday, July 31, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Mission Hill Stable. Participants will be able to enjoy a lemonade stand and stable tours, all free with a suggested donation. More...

Horsemen’s Association Benefit Includes Silent Auction July 31

The Mackinac Horsemen More...

Hunting Adventure Story Concludes at Grand Hotel

Outdoor Writer Pens Romantic Adventure Book Chris Zimmerman will sign his book, More...

MHAHolds Third Tack Sale

Mackinac Island prides itself on a long history of horse culture, which was seen in full swing Saturday, July 23, when the Mackinac Horsemen More...

Pastor of Little Stone Church Publishes Book

Reverend Dr. Vincent Carroll, pastor of the Little Stone Church, will be at The Island Book Store to sign copies of his book, More...

Family, Love of History Bring Reenactors Back to Mackinac

Alison and Nicholas Calder of Dearborn enjoyed sampling the wares from their grandfather’s quartermaster supplies. The two often spend two to three weekends at encampments with their uncle an More...

Horse Trainer Carol Ley Entertains, Informs Island Riders

Allison Levy was extremely confused. She picked up a bag of chips, only to receive a sharp More...

Cheerleaders Wash Bikes, Have Fun in the Sun

Mackinac Island cheerleaders held a bike wash outside Harrisonville General Store July 25, raising $232. At an earlier bike wash July 18, the team raised $336, for a total of $568. More...

Joint Issues Concern City, State Parks

There was a friendly atmosphere as the Mackinac Island State Park Commission met with the Mackinac Island City Council Friday, July 22, to discuss issues which concern both bodies. More...

Vacation Bible School at Ste. Anne’s

Children donned leis and prepared to hula their way closer to God this week during Vacation Bible School, hosted by Ste. Anne More...

Yard Sale Supports Horsemen’s Association

Ayard sale to be held at Pine Cottage on the West Bluff Saturday, July 30, will benefit the Mackinac Horsemen More...

Power Outages Plague Island

Since the summer season began in May, the Island has been plagued with numerous power outages. Most have been caused by animals getting into electrical equipment and blowing the circuit. More...

Wilfred Ramsey Remembered by Yacht Club

The Mackinac Island Yacht Club dedicated its Thursday dinner on July 28 to Wilfred Ramsey, the son of Francis De and Maude Ramsey, who died February 5 in a fog-related plane accident. More...

Islander Speaks on Upcoming Horse Book

Mackinac Island summer resident and Town Crier columnist Candice Dunnigan will be speaking at Mackinac Island Public Library Friday, July 29, at 4 p.m. about her horse research and upcoming book in a lecture entitled, More...

Bayview Chef Stocks Racing Yachts

Joe Dietz has been the executive chef at the Bayview Yacht Club for four years. More...

After 80 Years, Bernida Returns to Mackinac

The 32-foot sloop Bernida, winner of the first Bayview Yacht Club Port Huron-toMackinac Island yacht race in 1925, has returned to the Island after 80 years to serve as an icon of the legacy she helped create. More...

Hinduism Topic at Illumination Series

Prasanna Vengadam and Daniel David in the basement of Ste. Anne’s Church, where the second lecture in Illumination 2005 was held. More...

Scholarship Fund Seeks Volunteers for August 16

The annual Daisy Day fundraiser to support the Stella King Scholarship Fund will take place Tuesday, August 16, with a raffle, candy and daisy sales, and donation canisters at shops around town. More...

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