May 11, 2019 RSS feed / Top News

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Hoppenrath, McGreevy Retain City Council Seats

All city incumbents were reelected in the annual election Tuesday, May 7. The only contested race was for two seats on the city council, with Alan Sehoyan challenging incumbents Kay Hoppenrath and Andrew Mc- Greevy. Mr. More...

Two Airlines Will Operate at Mackinac County Airport

Two air services will now serve passengers from the Mackinac County airport in St. Ignace.  More...

After Some Delays, Expanded Shepler Dock Opens for Summer Ferry Season

For the past two winters, the Shepler Dock at Mackinac Island has been undergoing an extensive expansion, as the ferry company seeks to provide more space for its passengers and freight. More...

Columnists

Nature Notes

Island Cottonwood Trees, More Than 100 Years Old, Are Taken Down

Last year, we on Mackinac Island lost a wonderful old American Elm on the corner of Main and Fort Streets (Doud’s corner, as it is called), and it really changed the aspect of that part of town. More...

A Look at History

Gurdon Hubbard Reflects on His Mackinac Experiences 200 Years Ago

Life in 1819   May has come, and once again Mackinac Island is getting ready for a summer of hard work and many visitors. Main Street and Market Street have seen more than 200 years of retail business. More...

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

It was a beautiful weekend for the 133rd opening of Grand Hotel. More...

Geocachers Celebrate 13th Spring Fling

Each spring, more than 100 people gather on Mackinac Island to celebrate camaraderie, the outdoors, and geocaching, the scavenger hunt-like activity where people search for caches hidden outdoors using GPS coordinates. More...

People

Mackinac Island Water Makes Debut at Great American Water Taste Test

Mackinac Island’s drinking water, which has a faithful following of local aficionados, made its first appearance at the Great American Water Taste Test this year. More...

Obituaries

Samuel Green

Samuel Paul Green, 50, of Goetzville, passed away Tuesday, March 19, 2019, at his home, following an illness with cancer.  He was born August 3, 1968, to Allen and Pauline (nee Cadotte) Green on Mackinac Island. More...

Sports

Gabriel Kromer Returns To Coach Mackinac Island Lakers Track Athletes

Gabriel Kromer, 2018 graduate of Mackinac Island Public School, has taken over the reigns of the Lakers track team. Kromer was a successful runner for Mackinac Island in both cross country and track and field. More...

Four Laker Students Named to All NLC First and Second Teams

Coaches of the Northern Lights Conference named Mackinac Island sophomore Ella Cowell to its All-NLC First Team for girls basketball, which was released Tuesday, April 16.  More...

Horricks Wins Home Meet as Young Lakers Open Spring Golf Season

The Mackinac Island golf team hosted its first home meet of the season Monday, May 6, at The Jewel. The Lakers girls finished second with a team score of 254, placing behind only Cedarville, which tallied a team total of 225. More...

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