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Arnold Transit Passenger Era Ends as Straits Express Heads to New York

The last major asset of the former Arnold Transit Company passenger ferry service, the catamaran Straits Express, has been sold to Hornblower Cruises and Events, a California based company that will use the vessel to ferry commuters traveling to and More...

Painting Workshop To Teach Color and Layering Techniques

Painters of all skill levels are welcome to learn techniques that will breathe life into their work at a workshop Wednesday, July 25, led by painter Mary Bea McWatters, at the Richard and Jane Manoogian Mackinac Art Museum. More...

Photography Workshop Will Be July 23

Nature photography skills will be demonstrated at a workshop taught by Jennifer Wohletz Monday, July 23, at the Richard and Jane Manoogian Mackinac Art Museum. The session begins at 6 p.m. Registration is $10.   More...

110th Chicago Yacht Race Begins Saturday

Veteran skippers from major ocean sailing races such as the America’s Cup series will be among the competitors in this year’s Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac, which will depart for the Island in a staggered start between 11 a.m. More...

Hannah Bradley Continues Family Firefighting Tradition at Age 17

Three generations of firefighters pose at the Mackinac Island Fire Hall on Market Street. They are Hannah Bradley, her father, Dennis Bradley, Jr. (left), and grandfather, Dennis Bradley. More...

Obituaries

Frank Massaway

Frank Anthony Massaway, 61, of St. More...

Gerald Von Holt

Gerald E. Von Holt, 88, of St. Ignace, passed away Sunday, July 15, 2018, at Evergreen Living Center, following a lingering illness.  He was born May 16, 1930, in Quincy, Illinois, to Chester and Ura (nee Pritchard) Von Holt. More...

Columnists

A Look at History

History of Composting Center Is Reminder of Forgotten Realities of Life

Composting   More...

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

The weather has been very warm and dry on the Island, but Tuesday, July 17, it was much cooler and more like Mackinac weather. The flowers all over town are just outstanding and so colorful. Every Thursday night, folks enjoy music in Marquette Park. More...

Nature Notes

Summer Flowers Are in Full Bloom

A week or so ago I was biking around the east shore of the Island when it struck me that the summer flowers were in full bloom. I think that the warm weather and lack of rain have pushed all our plants along at a faster pace.  More...

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