Mackinac Island Students Raise $658 for Children of Haiti

Town Crier Offers In-depth Articles

To the Editor: Enclosed is my payment for continued subscription to your fine newspaper, the Mackinac Island Town Crier. I must say that I had never known of your paper before my daughter, Jane, worked for you last summer (due to the fact that I had little knowledge of the Island or its activities); however, I continue to be pleased […]

Guests Share McNally Cottage Memories

To the Editor: We were the lucky ones. We stayed at McNally Cottage for 20 years when we visited Mackinac Island, usually one week at Lilac Festival and one week at the Jazz Festival. We slept in all eight of the guest rooms, but preferred #2 and #3, the upstairs, front rooms where you could enjoy the sights, sounds, and […]

Islanders Have John R. Gough To Thank for Highway

To the Editor: Recently an article in The St. Ignace News 50 years ago back in time, noted that John R. Gough, mayor incumbent, and Robert Hughey, whose council term will expire, will run for mayor. 1959 was to be John’s last year as mayor, but for all the people who did not know him who now live on the […]

Progress Impressive on Island

To the Editor: I have visited, lived on, and worked on Mackinac Island since 1965, about 45 years. No one loves Mackinac Island more than I. I even lived in the LaSalle in the 1960s, which was destroyed by a horrible fire in the 1980s. I go way back. I love many of the Island people, with a special love […]

Fire Department Honored

Mackinac Island Community Celebrates Best of Winter

Winter Festival Draws Families Outdoors for Games

Kay Hoppenrath is Volunteer of Year

Work With Christmas Bazaar, Cookbook Among Her Projects

Karen Schwarck

Karen Irene Schwarck, 59, of Mackinac Island died Sunday, February 7, 2010, in a snowmobile accident on the Island. She is the daughter of Eric and Irene Rayner and was born April 24, 1950. She married Don Schwarck in July 1971 and the couple enjoyed 38 years of marriage. Mrs. Schwarck was a writer and an artist. She loved Mackinac […]