August 3, 2018 RSS feed / Top News

Enjoying Friendship, Food at Ste. Anne’s Employee Dinners

Natalie Norton (left) and Elle Bliese enjoyed a dinner provided by Yankee Rebel Tavern at Ste. Anne Catholic Church Thursday, July 26. More...

News

City Receives Award for Best Water

The Mackinac Island Water Department received the 2018 award for the best tasting water in Michigan from the Michigan Rural Water Association (MRWA). More...

Island 1814 Battle Showcased This Weekend

A special program at Fort Mackinac this weekend will focus on Mackinac Island’s role in the War of 1812, with interpreters donning period uniforms and engaging in drills and skirmishes. More...

For the Record. . .

An article published July 28, 2018 called, “DEQ Hears Public Comments on Line 5 Anchor Screw Supports,” needs to be corrected. More...

Letters

Another Reader Finds Mackinac To Be Heaven

To the Editor:   I’m a regular subscriber to the Mackinac Island Town Crier and enjoy reading it and staying connected. In the July 14 issue, I read a letter to the editor from Carol E. More...

Breaking News - 8/8/2018 9:41 AM

Whitmer, Schuette Win Governor Spots in Primary - Free Access

All Mackinac County Proposals Pass

Democrat Gretchen Whitmer and Republican Bill Scheutte were primary winners for governor Tuesday, August 7. Mr. Schuette, the attorney general, defeated Lieutenant Governor Biran Calley, Jim Hines, and Patrick Colbeck, while Mrs. More...

Mid-term Primary Election Is Tuesday

Four Republicans and three Democrats make up the field from which Michigan voters in the Tuesday, August 7, primary election will choose two candidates to replace term-limited Governor Rick Snyder.  More...

People

Nick Rounds Up Affection at Mission Point, Keeps Geese at Bay

Nick, the tri-color border collie, is without doubt the cutest employee at Mission Point Resort. His brown eyes are always alert, keeping track of things around him that need to be addressed. More...

Obituaries

Lawrence ‘Lumpy’ Leveille

Lawrence “Lumpy” Leveille, 74, of St. Ignace, passed away Wednesday afternoon, July 25, 2018, at McLaren Northern Michigan hospital in Petoskey, following a lingering illness.  Mr. More...

Columnists

A Look at History

Hidden Roots of the British Empire Uncovered at Colonial Michilimackinac

Michililmackinac Food   More...

HORSE TALES

It has been six years since the new stables for Grand Hotel were built. They are a collaboration with Mackinac Island Carriage Tours. More...

Nature Notes

A Ride in the Woods Shows Summer Changes Among Plants

The other evening at about 7 p.m., I was taking a ride in the woods on Winnebago, Rock, and Lime Kiln trails and it struck me how quickly things change during the summer.  More...

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