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News

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...

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...

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...

Looking Back

Looking Back

115 Years Ago The St. Ignace News Saturday, July 30, 1892 Miss Dora Williams of Les Cheneaux hotel gave a "necktie" party at the hotel last Tuesday. It was largely attended, guests having come from Cheboygan, Mackinaw City, St. More...

Police Chief Resigns; City Sets Sewer Moratorium

The Mackinac Island City Council, meeting Wednesday, August 1, accepted the resignation of Police Chief William Lenaghan and imposed a 180- day moratorium on tapping into the city's sewerage system, cutting in half a six-month plan proposed by the More...

Bridge Celebration Tops All Expectations

With cheers, tears, and exclamations of awe, the Mackinac Bridge was celebrated by thousands over the weekend for connecting Michigan's peninsulas for 50 years. More...

Sports

Youth Boost Skills in Basketball Camp

After completing a basketball camp in South Haven, Sam Cornett and his family packed their bags and headed to Mackinac Island for another three-day camp here. From Tuesday, July 24, to Thursday, July 26, Mr. More...

Bunker, Spata, Stingel, Chambers Top Wawashkamo Golf Scramble

A cookout followed a mixed golf scramble attended by 48 Wawashkamo members Wednesday, July 25. The first place team with a score of 31 included Lou Bunker, Tony Spata, Janet Stingel, and Sue Chambers. More...

Columnists

Michigan Politics

High Court Cripples, Ridicules State Environment Act

Environmental champion Joan Wolfe was not crying wolf when she warned that the legal showdown over Nestle's Ice Mountain bottling operation in Mecosta County put the landmark 1970 Michigan Environmental Protection Act in jeopardy. More...

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

It was a magnificent sight as a radiant, star-filled sky suddenly burst into a beautiful fireworks display as folks lined the boardwalk on Lakeshore Drive. It was a gorgeous summer night on Mackinac, Saturday, July 28. More...

Nature Notes

Shore Flowers Produce Colorful Border at Water's Edge

A couple of weeks ago, some folks from the Weather Channel called and said that they were coming to the Island to do a story, and thought it would be nice to include a segment on wild flowers of Mackinac. More...

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