June 17, 2017 RSS feed / Top News

News

Town Crier Welcomes Interns Cathryn Lien and Sasha Zidar

For decades, Mackinac Island has been a place where young writers from Michigan gain first-hand experience in newspaper reporting by serving internships with The Mackinac Island Town Crier during summer breaks from the colleges they are attending. More...

Public Meetings Calendar

Tuesday, June 20   • Housing Committee, 2 p.m., City Hall.  Wednesday, June 21  • City Council, 4 p.m., City Hall.  Friday, June 23  • Veteran’s Committee, 10 a.m., City Hall.  More...

Yacht Club Bridge League Results

In Mackinac Island Yacht Club Bridge League games for the week ending Wednesday, June 14, Toots Gillespie placed first, Janis Holle placed second, Rosalie Roush placed third, and Star Crane placed fourth.   More...

Drones, Police Car, Revenue Reports Among City Topics

The Mackinac Island city council approved funds for a new police vehicle, discussed drone regulations for the Island, and learned of efforts to continue its exemption from supplying detailed ferry transportation cost data to the state during a meetin More...

City Plans Bicentennial Celebration

On July 7, 1817, the Borough of Michilimackinac held its first official meeting to fill several municipal positions that exist to this day.  More...

People

Meet the Summer Managers at MHA

Away from the hustle and bustle of the streets near Mackinac Island’s ferry docks there is a quaint and quiet haven for horses and humans, the Mackinac Horsemen’s   Association’s Mackinac Community Equestrian Center on British More...

Columnists

Michigan Politics

Potential Primary Battles Loom

With term-limited Republican Governor Rick Snyder sidelined, early stirrings by gubernatorial hopefuls, including intriguing ones in recent weeks, indicate there possibly could be some competitive primary battles not previously anticipated earlier fo More...

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

The weather has been very interesting this week. We had some absolutely beautiful days with bright sunshine, warm temperatures, and the “Strawberry Moon” shining down on the Straits of Mackinac. Sunday, June 11, at about 5 p.m. More...

HORSE TALES

Popular Allouez Riding Trail on Island Is Relatively Young

One of the most ridden bridle paths on Mackinac Island is known as Allouez Trail. It is one of the “go-to” trails for most of the commercial rentals of pleasure horses from the Island’s two stables, Jack’s and Cindy’s. More...

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