June 20, 2015 RSS feed / Top News

Equestrians, Native American Culture Among Features in Parade

The Mackinac Community Equestrian Riders won the Best Equestrian or Horse Hitch Award during the Lilac Festival Grand Parade Sunday, June 14. More...

News

State Must Prevent a Catastrophic Straits of Mackinac Oil Spill

Two 62-year-old pipelines lie on the bed of Lake Michigan, transporting nearly 23 million gallons of oil across the bottom of the Straits of Mackinac daily. More...

ZBA Hearings in July Will Consider Variance Requests

Tom Corrigan’s request to split a lot at 7834 Main Street, next to the school, will be considered by the Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) Wednesday, July 22, at 4 p.m. Mr. More...

City Council Approves Policies, Accepts $1,500 Donation

Privately owned streets on Mackinac Island are now subject to new regulations. The city council unanimously adopted a new ordinance Wednesday, June 10, the first ever to oversee private streets.  More...

Columnists

Michigan Politics

Northern Lawmakers Players on Roads Issue

Northern Michigan lawmakers are among key players in the Legislature’s long-running saga on how the state can fix the state’s deteriorating roads.  More...

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

We celebrated the conclusion of the 66th annual Mackinac Island Lilac Festival on Mackinac Island this past weekend. Thursday, June 11, everyone enjoyed the Taste of Mackinac with lots of great food from many of the restaurants. More...

HORSE TALES

The Days of Summer Experienced on Mackinac Island Once Again

We welcome summer this week and the return of the majority of horses that will spend it here on Mackinac Island. By the third week of June, the saddlehorse count in both Jack’s and Cindy’s riding stables will near 30. More...

‘Peaceful Mackinac’ Art Reception Is Wednesday

A summer-long Island art exhibition, “Peaceful Mackinac,” will open at the Richard and Jane Manoogian Art Museum Wednesday, June 24, at 6:30 p.m., with a reception and award ceremony. More...

More City Ordinances to Be Readopted

Eight ordinances that were not properly posted will be readopted by the Mackinac Island City Council Wednesday, June 24. More...

Obituaries

Sylvia Bullard

Sylvia Jean Bullard, 60, of Monterey, California, formerly of Elk Rapids, passed away Sunday, October 5, 2014, at Community Hospital of Monterey Peninsula, after an illness of cancer.  She was born March 20, 1954, to Paul and Jean Anne (nee Duey More...

James McDonald

James Clifford McDonald, 62, of Mobile, Alabama, formerly of Traverse City and Mesick, passed away Tuesday, January 20, 2015, in Mobile.  He was born February 14, 1952, the third of four children born to Paul and Jean Anne (nee Duey) McDonald in More...

Sports

Mackinac Island Red Wings Beat St. Ignace Storms 8-6

At right: Both teams pose for a group photograph after the game: (back row, from left) Shane Moore, Bobby Lee, Mike North, Patrick McManus, Fuller Cowell, Nick Roberts, Stu Zimmerman, Jacob Chambers, More...

Looking Back

Lookiing Back

100 YEARS AGO  The St. Ignace Enterprise Thursday, June 17, 1915   More...

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