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News

Trooper Shelley Izzard Returns to Island as State Trooper

Shelley Izzard spent her childhood on Mackinac Island and now, as a Michigan State Police Trooper posted in Cadillac, has returned to complete her second year as summer detail for the Mackinac Island Police Department.  More...

Horse Show Set for Aug. 5

The Mackinac Island Mary Milton Memorial Horse Show will be at 9 a.m. More...

Fire Service Aid Agreement Shows Worth

Assisted by firefighters from three mainland counterparts, the Mackinac Island Fire Department extinguished a July 13 blaze that heavily damaged the interior of 7,000-square-foot home known as Lakewood on Lake Shore Boulevard. More...

City Reaffirms Stance On Line 5 at Straits

With the state now taking public comments on possible alternatives to a 64-year-old oil and liquid natural gas pipeline that passes through the Straits of Mackinac, the Mackinac Island City Council, July 19, decided to again formally state that they More...

Base Ball, Played by 1800s Rules

Flags lined the Fort Mackinac’s historic ball field as friends and family filled the stands to watch the much-anticipated vintage base ball game between the Mackinaw City Boys and Fort Mackinac Never Sweats.  More...

Sports

Challenger British Soccer Camp Spends a Week on Mackinac

Mackinac Island Public School students gathered this past week to participate in the Island’s unique summertime British Soccer Camps, whose coaching corps is international.  Coaches Jamie Senior and Eoin Cuddihy arrived Sunday, July 16, tr More...

Columnists

Michigan Politics

Many Contenders for August Primaries

It’s about a year before there will be an August 7 Michigan primary to pick nominees for the 2018 election for governor and U.S. senator. But already there are swarms of contenders.  Governor  More...

Nature Notes

Beaked Hazelnut Is Common Find on Island

The other evening I was riding in the woods all on my own. More...

HORSE TALES

Mackinac Island Taxis Go Green

Late last summer, an experiment took place on Taxi 10, owned and operated by Mackinac Island Carriage Tours. The taxi was sporting something on its rooftop. More...

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