October 9, 2010 RSS feed / News

‘Dirty Jobs’ Films Special Episode at Grand Hotel

Dirt, alligators, sewer pipes, sharks, and other grimy and icky stuff were nowhere to be found by the crew of the television show “Dirty Jobs” Friday morning, September 24. More...

Island Historic District Commission Meets for First Time

Over the next few months, the city's Historic District Commission will lay the groundwork that will serve the Island for years to come. More...

Barnwell Designs, Builds 22-Foot Custom Picnic Launch Boat

Roman "Emory" Barnwell launches his new 22-foot custom designed and built boat called a picnic launch. The boat was built on the coal dock on Mackinac Island. More...

Hotel Development Extended, ‘Fake’ Steps Idea Turned Down at Church

Ira Green received a second one-year extension for construction of the Bicycle Inn across from McNally Cottage on Mackinac Island. First proposed in September 2008, the development is to include a hotel, retail stores, and a bicycle shop. More...

Island Students Take Field Trip to Stuart House Museum

Four textbooks dating to the 1940s were donated to the Stuart House Museum on Mackinac Island Wednesday, September 22. More...

Fall Grant Applications Due Nov. 5

The Mackinac Island Community Foundation (MICF) is seeking grant applicants with the fall grant process now underway. Applications are due Friday, November 5. Grant recipients will be announced during the Christmas Bazaar Monday, December 6. More...

Island Musician, Painter John Manikoff Has New Album

John Manikoff is a musician and a painter. In July, he released his first album, which eventually will become a CD. More...

Island Council Hires Preservationists

An additional $9,654 is needed to pay for three historic preservation projects on Mackinac Island and for now, the city will tap into its general fund to make up the shortfall. More...

Mike Rowe Seeks To Help Michigan Close Unemployment Gap

“What's going on in Michigan is no secret. More...

Historic Parks OKs Budget, Buys Building

By Karen Gould   More...

All in a Day’s Work: Employees Attend To Hundreds of Horses

At the top of Grand Hill where Cadotte Avenue meets Annex and Huron roads, more commonly known as Four Corners, is the place many of the horses on the Island call home. More...

Island Christmas Celebration Begins With Tree Lighting

Christmas Bazaar Will Be December 4-6

The annual Mackinac Island Christmas Celebration and Bazaar will begin Friday, December 3, with the community tree lighting ceremony at 5 p.m. More...

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