February 11, 2006 RSS feed / Top News

Nurse Karen Weersing Aids Gulf Coast Relief Efforts

She Provides Medical Care from Ship

When Karen Weersing saw the devastation caused by hurricanes Katrina and Rita on television, she wanted to help. More...

News

Dan Musser Resigns From Board of Public Works After 35 Years

R. Daniel Musser Jr. resigned January 1 as chairman of the Mackinac Island Board of Public Works, and the city council has appointed F. Tom Lewand to replace him. Mr. More...

City Asks Park Commission To Set Lower Speed Limit

By Karen Gould The Mackinac Island State Park Commission, meeting Friday, January 27, in Lansing, told the City of Mackinac Island it has no control over the speed limits in the park, but offered to see if they could be lowered. More...

Foundation Taking Grant Applications

With approximately $104,000 available in spring grant money for nonprofit organizations, the Mackinac Island Community Foundation will make grant applications available beginning Wednesday, March 1. More...

Obituaries

Faye Cheeseman

Faye Marie Cheeseman of Seattle, Washington, was a former St. Ignace resident who worked as a computer technician on the information technology team at Seattle Vocational Institute. More...

Ethel Ryba

Ethel M. Ryba, a Mackinac Island resident since 1960, passed away at the age of 99 Thursday, January 5, 2006 at her residence in Warren. More...

Mary McWilliams

Mary Eileen McWilliams, 50, died Friday, December 23, 2005 in Norman, Oklahoma. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

115 Years Ago February 7 to March 28, 1891 The ice between here and the Island is perfectly safe. More...

Letters

Breakwall Would Be ‘Gross Visual Intrusion’

To the Editor: The article in December 1, 2005 The St. Ignace News More...

Two Teachers Need Housing

To the Editor: We have two new teachers at our school with families that are facing the age old problem on Mackinac of affordable housing. More...

Get Involved in Island’s Future

To the Editor: Year-around residents of Mackinac Island, please take a minute over the next few weeks to tell a member of the Master Plan Committee how you feel about the future of Mackinac. More...

Conservancy Created To Protect Island Land

The Mackinac Conservancy has been created this winter to offer Mackinac Island property owners opportunities to protect the scenic, natural, and historic value of their property, and to work with local and state government to protect important scenic More...

City Eyes Condo Sale

Setting a course to provide more housing for Mackinac Island More...

Dashing in Fashion

Four-month-old Aidon Ogle is pulled on a sled by Sassy in the sled decorating contest. The team tied for first place in the contest with five-year-old Nicholas Davis. Sassy belongs to Aidon More...

New Ambulance Provides Storage, Sanitized Interior

The design of Mackinac Island More...

People

Jeannie Hosé, Robert Traxler Wed

Jeannie Hos More...

Louis Clark Top Speller

Mackinac Island More...

Family Finds Historic Island Connection

The Cloyd family enjoyed its first family reunion on Mackinac Island over the Fourth of July weekend. Family members stayed at several hotels and enjoyed hiking and cycling. More...

Sports

Basketball, Volleyball Tournaments Slated for Early March

Mackinac Island Lakers: Volleyball 9-4-4, Hoops 11-1

Mackinac Island volleyball stands 9-4-4 overall and 4-3 in the Northern Lights League (NLL) and the Lakers basketball squad is 11-1 on the season and 6-0 in the NLL. More...

Columnists

Republican Justice Betty Weaver Continues Uphill Term Limits Battle

Michigan Politics

There will be no quiet fade for maverick Republican Justice Betty Weaver, who postponed indefinitely her announced 2005 resignation from the Michigan Supreme Court in order to press her uphill fight for term limits and other major changes affecting t More...

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

Picturesque, beautiful, and breathtaking are the words best used to describe Mackinac following the biggest storm of the winter season, which was Saturday, February 4, and Sunday, February 5. More...

2006 May Be ‘Year of the Draft Horse’ on Island

2006 may well be known as the More...

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