August 13, 2005 RSS feed / Columnists

Jamaicans Celebrate Independence Weekend With Reggae, Calypso

Island to Island

Summer Heat I More...

Percheron Horses Pull Grand Hotel’s Omnibus

One of the sights a person sees seven days a week on Mackinac Island is the big maroon omnibus stenciled with two words: "Grand Hotel." The bus is managed by a male or female driver complete with top hat. More...

A Practical Guide to Bariatric (Obesity) Surgery

Maintaining Your Health on Mackinac

In 2001, the Surgeon General More...

News About People On Mackinac Island

By Jeannette Doud

What a glorious weekend it was for the many brides, weddings, receptions, bridal showers, and gatherings of many sorts. The weather was the nicest and best of the summer. More...

Looking Back

This Detroit Free Press article was printed in The St. Ignace Enterprise newspaper July 26, 1890, under the Mackinac Melange column: More...

Golden Eagle Sighted on Mackinac Island Bluff

Nature Notes By

A few mornings ago I received a phone call from a very excited friend. He said that he was making coffee in his cottage when he heard a racket outside. Both the gulls and the crows were shrieking and cawing. More...

Island Coal Dock Recalls Harbor’s Hard-Working Past

A Look at History Coal Dock

Although the pile of coal that once sprawled across it disappeared more than 30 years ago, most Islanders still call the finger just west of the Arnold Line Dock the Coal Dock. This summer, the old Coal Dock is undergoing extensive renovation. More...

News About People On Mackinac Island

Happy 38th wedding anniversary to Lois and Bill Lenaghan Thursday, August 11. Best wishes for continued good health and happiness. They More...

Looking Back

90 Years Ago Thursday, August 12, 1915 Joe Leggett came over from Mackinac Island Tuesday in command of his flagship, the More...

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