July 26, 2014 RSS feed / Top News


Denali Crew Celebrates Rare Victory Over Natalie J

Crew Member Recalls Father’s 1939 Race On Gloriant For Inspiration

On the 75th anniversary of his father, Tony Hermann Sr., winning the Chicago Yacht Club’s Race to Mackinac in 1939 on Gloriant, Tony Herrmann celebrated another landmark victory as a crew member of Denali.  More...

Reenactors Share Perspectives as They Prepare for 1814 Battle

There is a special dedication to history among the soldiers who will reenact the battle of Mackinac Island Monday, August 4. The free public exhibition, to be staged at 3 p.m.  More...

Jammin’ for the Arts Raises $14,500 for Arts Council

Wednesday, July 9, donors contributed to the Jammin’ for the Arts fundraiser, which raised $14,500 for the Mackinac Arts Council’s programming and operations. More...

Looking Back

Lookiing Back

100 YEARS AGO The Republican-News Saturday, July 25, 1914 More...

Island Events Will Commemorate War of 1812

Battle Reenactment Will Be August 4

Visitors to Mackinac Island during the first weekend in August will be treated to a slate of activities and events marking the bicentennial of the 1814 battle on Mackinac Island. Reenactment, tours of the U.S. More...


Michigan Politics

Attack Ads Abound in State, Federal Political Races

With the approach of the August 5 primaries, attack ads are escalating in state and federal races across northern airways. More...

A Look at History

American Fleet Sighted in Mackinac Island Waters 200 Years Ago

On July 25, 1814, seven armed vessels of the United States Navy appeared off Mackinac Island. Over the following 10 days, U.S. warships fired on Fort Mackinac and sailed back and forth to various points in the Straits of Mackinac. More...


The New Team in Town - Annie and Riley Join Mackinac Island Horses

Many people have asked me if I’ve noticed a new team of horses in town. I have, and have been watching them since they arrived in the spring. What makes this pair of horses distinctive is that they are a pair of Clydesdales. More...

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