June 10, 2017 RSS feed / Top News

News

Civil War Memorial Will Recognize Island Residents Who Served

The Mackinac Island Veterans Committee is planning the dedication of its new Civil War monument, constructed in April, which features a listing of Island residents who served during the conflict.  More...

Crews Prepare for Line 5 Test at Straits

This large water tank has been constructed on Enbridge Energy property alongside Boulevard Drive just west of St. More...

Court Decision Expected on Coal Dock

A court decision regarding the city’s hopes to own the Coal Dock at the end of Astor Street should be announced sometime this summer. More...

Island Community Revises Goals in Master Plan Process

More housing, both seasonal and year-around, was one of the needs most often mentioned by respondents to a survey of residents conducted in conjunction with the development of a updated master plan for the City of Mackinac Island.  More...

Lilac Queen Will Be Crowned Saturday

The coronation of a Lilac Festival queen and princess on Windermere Point at 5 p.m. Saturday evening, June 10, is the big event of day two in Mackinac Island’s annual celebration of its art, culture, and springtime blooms.  More...

Obituaries

Deane Gillespie

Deane R. Gillespie, 83, of Hessel, formerly of Mackinac Island, passed away Wednesday morning, May 31, 2017, in Cedarville.  He was born January 3, 1934, to Robert and Florence (nee Vaughn) Gillespie on Mackinac Island.  Mr. More...

Rose Kerr and Jennifer Foster

A graveside service for Rose Kerr and Jennifer Foster, both of St. Ignace, will be Sunday, June 11, at Ste. Anne’s Catholic Cemetery on Mackinac Island.  More...

Marian Petersen

A memorial service for Marian Petersen will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 10, at Ste. Anne’s Catholic Church on Mackinac Island.  More...

Columnists

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

The weather has been mixed, with wind, rain, and cold temperatures, but Tuesday, June 6, the sun came out and the temperature was very nice. More...

HORSE TALES

As the saying goes, “Every day is a horse show on Mackinac Island.” That is quite true. Every so often a visitor will stop and watch the horses, a delivery team at work, delivering goods to a shop, store, or hotel. More...

A Look at History

Festival Makes Use of Island’s Main Street

Lilac Festival   The Mackinac Island Lilac Festival will be celebrated through Sunday, June 18, this year. More...

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