July 28, 2018 RSS feed / Top News

News

Family Celebrates Life of K-9 Buzz Serving Others During Victory Lap

K-9 Buzz, a highly trained cadaver recovery dog recently diagnosed with canine lymphoma, is surrounded by death in his job, and those who know him are celebrating his life while he undergoes chemotherapy.  More...

Island Medical Center Raffle Tickets on Sale

Raffle tickets for the Mackinac Island Medical Center auction are on sale at Windermere Hotel, Island House, the Mackinac Island Medical Center, and several enthusiastic volunteers. More...

Traverse City’s The Accidentals Perform at Marquette Park July 29

The Accidentals from Traverse City will perform at Marquette Park Sunday, July 29, at 7 p.m. The event is free.  More...

City Hears Plans for Housing Development

Some members of the Sunset Forest community are voicing concerns about proposals for additional Island housing on a plot of land near the airport that the city recently purchased.  More...

Players Enjoy Old-fashioned Fun During 2018 Vintage Base Ball Game

For their runs to count, ballists must politely ask the tally markers to count their point, then they ring the bell. More...

People

Women’s Boutique Adds Flair To Astor Street

Sew U.P. Style Co., a new clothing and accessories store created by Julie Suggitt, focuses on promoting the Great Lakes and the fashion of those who live among them.  Ms. More...

Jack Seymour Takes on Tennis Courts at Grand Hotel

Everything that takes place at the Grand Hotel tennis courts is well known to Ferris State University student Jack Seymour, 20, the new Director of Tennis at the hotel.  Patrick Conlon, director of human resources at the hotel, said that despite More...

Columnists

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

Mackinac Island has been very dry. We finally did get some rain Friday evening, July 20, and Saturday, July 21, which was badly needed. The flowers in the Veterans Memorial are just beautiful, in bright shades of red, white, and blue. More...

HORSE TALES

Horse-drawn Hearse Still in Use; on Display at Surrey Hills

One of the unique horse-drawn vehicles owned by the City of Mackinac Island is our horse-drawn hearse. Sometimes visitors catch a rather curious sighting of it in town. More...

Nature Notes

Fireflies Light Up Night Sky During Summer on the Island

Not long ago, I was biking home along the east shore of the Island when a light caught my eye. It flickered and disappeared, and then another appeared, and another.  More...

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