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Golf Outing Supports Breast Cancer Awareness August 14

Women interested in participating in a breast cancer awareness golf outing Tuesday, August 14 can register at Grand Hotel Pro Shop. More...

Stunt Investigated: Planes Fly Under Mackinac Bridge

Two red, single-engine pontoon planes were spotted flying under the Mackinac Bridge around 3 p.m. Monday, July 30. It is the third such incident this summer. St. More...

Christian Television Network Founder To Speak on Mackinac Island Friday

The Reverend Glenn Plummer of Detroit, who will preach here Friday, August 3 is the founder of the Christian Television Network, owned and operated by three independent television stations in Detroit and New Orleans, and has produced and hosted the More...

Visiting Doctors To Serve Island

Physicians Kari Young and Amanda Shoemaker are serving two-week residencies at the Mackinac Island Medical Center. Dr. Young arrived Sunday, July 22, and will leave Sunday, August 5. Dr. More...

Switchback Will Play August 11

The Chicago duo Switchback will perform a benefit concert for the St. Ignace Hope Chest Saturday, August 11, at 7 p.m. at the St. Ignace Marina. The band plays blues, folk, Irish, jazz, and Americana music. More...

Claire Dunnigan Is Merit Finalist at Miss Teen of Michigan Pageant

By Eric Fish

Claire Dunnigan didn't really know what to expect when she arrived on the Central Michigan University campus Friday, July 20, for the 2007 Miss Teen of Michigan Pageant. "What did I get myself into?" she thought. More...

MHA Tack Sale Brings $1,000

Maryanke Alexander (left) helps Judi Pearce sort through items at the Mackinac Horsemen's Association tack sale and ice cream social Saturday, July 28 at the Chambers Barn on Cadotte Avenue. Mrs. More...

James Bogan's New Film To Preview at Mission Point August 9

Last summer, British Landing cottager James Bogan conducted a test screening of his film, "The Adventures of the Amazon Queen," during which he asked Mackinac Island viewers for opinions, critiques, and suggestions as to how the motion picture coul More...

Mackinac Straits Hospital To Be Smoke Free by Sept. 1

Patients and staff will soon breathe a little easier at clinics in St. Ignace, Mackinac Island, and Naubinway as Mackinac Straits Hospital and Health Center plans to implement a tobacco-free policy Saturday, September 1. More...

Two Free Concerts Are Offered Each Week at St. Ignace Marina

Send Help will be featured in a Locals on the Bay concert Wednesday, August 8, at 7 p.m. at St. Ignace Marina. Local musicians Randy Binger, Mike Pierron, and Mike Welch formed the band about a year ago. More...

Heather May To Perform Sunday

Heather May will perform with Angela Biedenbender Sunday, August 5, at Ste. Anne's Church, as part of the Summer Concert Series sponsored by the Mackinac Island Community Foundation. More...

Underwater Treasure Hunt Planned in Straits of Mackinac August 12

The Straits of Mackinac Underwater Preserve and the Chamber of Commerce are hosting an underwater treasure hunt Sunday, August 12, at 9:30 a.m. at the American Legion Park in St. Ignace. More...

House Passes Bill To Fund State Park Landing Craft

Funding for a new freight boat for Mackinac Island State Park passed the U.S. House of Representatives late Tuesday, July 24. The bill sets aside $300,000 in the 2008 budget to replace the current 1952 surplus Navy landing craft the park operates. More...

St. Ignace Memorial Honors Commercial Fishermen Who Perished on Lakes

A waterfront memorial paying tribute to the 25 local commercial fishermen who lost their lives in Lake Huron and Lake Michigan was dedicated during the St. Ignace Fish Feast Saturday, July 28. More...

MHA To Host Fun and Games Horse Show

The Mackinac Horsemen's Association will host its annual Fun and Games Horse Show Sunday, August 5, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Mary Milton Memorial Riding Ring at Great Turtle Park. More...

Drs. Spitzer, Silverman To See Patients at Island Medical Center

For the past 10 years, Ann Silverman and Robert Spitzer have seen patients at the Mackinac Island Medical Center when vacationing at their summer home here. Dr. Silverman specializes in the treatment of abdominal and bowel disorders. More...

Dennis Cawthorne Will Serve Another Term on Park Commission

Dennis Cawthorne was sworn for another term on the Mackinac Island State Park Commission by city clerk Karen Lennard Thursday, July 19. Mr. More...

Birth

Madison Gamble

Madison Gamble was born to Mackinac Island residents Trisha Bunker and Mike Gamble June 27, 2007, at Northern Michigan Hospital in Petoskey. She weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounce and measured 19.5 inches at birth. More...

Sailors Enjoy Challenge of Mackinac to Manitoulin Race

The fourth sailing of the Mackinac to Manitoulin yacht race had a little bit of everything - good winds, poor winds, protests, victories, and milestones - but the common thread was enjoyment. More...

Abramson Enjoys Teaching Youngsters To Swim

Ashley Abramson is the head lifeguard at Grand Hotel's swimming pool, in her second season of teaching swimming lessons to Island children. "It's a lot of fun," she said of giving lessons. More...

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