September 3, 2011 RSS feed / News

Mackinac Bridge Walk Is Area’s Signature Labor Day Event

More than 40,000 walkers are expected to participate in the 54th annual Labor Day Bridge Walk Monday, September 5. The walk begins in St. Ignace at 7 a.m. More...

Rep. Eitrem Chosen To Chair Sault Tribe

Joe Eitrem, a member of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians Board of Directors, was appointed as the new chairman of the 39,000- member tribe in board action Tuesday, August 23.  More...

Schnell Hired To Help Promote Parks Sites

Kelsey Schnell has been hired as the new public relations and marketing officer for Mackinac State Historic Parks, where he will help promote the agency’s historic sites at Mackinaw City and Mackinac Island. A 2010 college graduate, Mr. More...

Police on the Lookout for Painting Stolen on Island

A painting was reported stolen from the Pink Pony bar at the Chippewa Hotel shortly before 9 p.m. Saturday, August 27. Artist Noel Skiba of Rockford reported the theft. More...

City Council Hears Updated BPW Plans for $6.5 Million Facility

Council, BPW Meet August 26, Set Hearing

Mackinac Island residents could see a 37.75% rise in sewer commodity and ready-to-serve fees over the next five years to cover upgrades the 40-year-old system. More...

Arts Dockside Offers 90 Vendors at St. Ignace Marina This Weekend

This year’s Arts Dockside will feature about 90 vendors. The art fair, which runs 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, September 3, and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, September 4, at the St. More...

Carol Rearick To Chair Community Foundation

Carol Rearick was elected to chair the Mackinac Island Community Foundation at the board’s annual meeting Saturday, August 27. She will succeed Kathy Lewand, who has led the organization for three years. More...

Peddling Ordinance Will Consider Goal of Protecting City’s Tax Base

Prohibiting the sale of goods on Mackinac Island’s public streets, a regulation that has been in the works for months requires one final adjustment. More...

YAC Book Drive Now Underway

Books are needed at the school and to help meet the reading needs of students, and the Mackinac Island Community Foundation’s Youth Advisory Council (YAC) is holding a book drive Thursday, September 1, through Wednesday September 7.  More...

Young Mackinac Island Riders Enjoy ‘Fun and Games’ Challenges

Free Show at Great Turtle Park Highlights Riding for Enjoyment

Mackinac Island youth enjoyed some horsing around at the Fun and Games Show Thursday, August 18, at Great Turtle Park, sponsored by the Mackinac Island Children’s Riding Academy. More...

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