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News

Unwanted Electronics Can Be Recycled in St. Ignace October 13

Electronic equipment and technological devices, among other items, can be dropped off at the 5R Recycling collection drive at Little Bear East Arena in St. Ignace Saturday, October 13. People can dispose of unwanted recyclables from 10 a.m. More...

City Should Form Historic Districts, Study Committee Says

With a vote of four to one, the Historic District Study Committee recommended Tuesday, October 2, that the city council establish the two proposed historic districts. More...

Hardy Declines ‘Political Job’ of Mackinac Island Chief of Police

Police Corporal Ken Hardy announced he will not take the job as chief of the Mackinac Island Police Department Wednesday, October 3, and Chief Jim Marks told the city council he would stay until his replacement is hired, even if it takes until next s More...

Opinions

The Delightful Sounds of Mackinac Island

To the Editor:  We recently returned home from a wonderful five-night stay at Small Point Bed and Breakfast, probably our 10th time to visit Mackinac overnight for a few nights.  On this trip, I was struck by the wonderful sounds the Island More...

Columnists

Michigan Politics

Attack Ads Abound in 1st District Race

With just over a month to go before the vote between 1st District freshman U.S. More...

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

It was a beautiful fall weekend on Mackinac Island, with warm, bright, sunny days and cool, crisp evenings. I tool a wonderful ride with Buck and Alice Sharrow with Mike Young’s prancing horses, Willie, Charlie, Prince, and Lady. More...

Horse tales

Frost and Ice Are Ready To Welcome Fall on Mackinac Island

The daily pace has slowed on Mackinac Island. Most days, down on Main Street, taxis, tours, and drays don’t have to drive on the defensive. I’m happy to see that a particular dray team is still on the Island. More...

Oak at Wawashkamo Is Witness To Battle of 1814

Giant Tree Falls at Battleground Site, As State Marks Bicentennial of War

A large red oak that was felled by a storm this summer has proven to be a longtime survivor of the War of 1812. More...

Obituaries

Lula Belle DeArce

Lula Belle DeArce, 72, of Mackinac Island, passed away Friday evening, September 7, 2012, at Mackinac Island Medical Center following a lingering illness.  She was born on Mackinac Island August 21, 1940, to Louis Darcy and Marion Bernice (nee L More...

Marvin Hubbard

Marvin Franklin Hubbard, 68, of Morley, passed away Sunday, September 2, 2012, at Spectrum Butterworth in Grand Rapids.  He was born August 27, 1944, at United Memorial Hospital in Greenville, the oldest son of John and Mary Hubbard.  More...

Sports

Mackinac Island Lakers Soccer Team 7-5 on Season, 5-2 in Conference

The Mackinac Island Lakers soccer team is 7-5 overall on the season and 5-2 in the Northern Lights League.  More...

Lakers Volleyball 7-6 at NLL Tourney, To Host Invitational October 6

Mackinac Island 7-6  During NLL Tourney  The Mackinac Island Lakers finished with a 7-6 record during the Northern Lights League tourney at Sault Ste. Marie Saturday, September 29.  More...

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