May 12, 2018 RSS feed / Columnists


Grand Hotel opened for the 2018 season Friday, May 4. It’s exciting to watch the beautiful hotel come alive after a long winter. The porch is now lined with 2,500 geraniums, the red carpet is rolled out, and many guests have arrived. More...


Moving Business Sees Thousands of Horses

There is a real business in shipping horses. Fortunes have been made, as well as lost, in the transport of equines for hundreds of years. For centuries horses have crossed rivers, lakes, and oceans in either the bellies of boats, or on their decks. More...

Nature Notes

Wildlife Provides Interesting Spring Sightings on Mackinac Island

One of the joys of living in northern Michigan is that every day we come into contact with the natural world as we go about our lives. More...

A Look at History

Hero of Mackinac Island Preservation Died 100 Years Ago

The “Looking Back” reprint column in the Town Crier’s sister paper, The St. Ignace News, is always full of information on Mackinac Island’s past and history. More...

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