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News

Festival Merchandise on Sale at Several Stores

For lilac enthusiasts, several Mackinac Island stores are selling merchandise to commemorate this year More...

Governor Hosts Reception for Northern Media

Governor Jennifer Granholm hosted a media reception on the porch of her summer residence Sunday, June 12. More...

Arts, Dance Highlights Summer Programs

With the summer in full swing, the Mackinac Island Recreation Department has many events planned for all ages and for residents and visitors alike. More...

Columnists

Michigan Politics

Service Personnel Get Phone Cards; Weaver Reverses

As a young Marine corporal on Okinawa in the 1980s, Mike Cox went to the PX to get $18 in quarters to plunk in a pay phone to call back home for about five minutes. More...

3 Colorful Species of Lilacs Found on Mackinac Island

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Grieving Loss Can Be a Complicated Clinical Process

Maintaining Your Health on Mackinac

Looking as far back as 1961, grief has been the subject of many studies and efforts at understanding and managing the complex processes that result in emotional and physical responses to death of a loved one. The question, More...

Sunday Parade To End Lilac Festival in Grand Style

Dog and Pony Parade To Be Saturday

As the 56th Lilac Festival draws near its end, the events just keep getting bigger. Saturday will bring a brand new event to the Island with the first Epona & Barkus Parade. More...

Historic Sites Funding Caught in Political Crossfire

Island Sites in Limbo as House, Senate Haggle $1 Billion in State Budget Cuts

Mackinac State Historic Parks has become a pawn in an unprecedented three-way 2006 budget battle between the Michigan Senate and the House, and even between House Democrats and Republicans. More...

People

Ben Mosley Sr.

Eulogy

Island friends mourn the loss of another member of our community. Ben Mosley Sr., age 79, died peacefully at the home of his son and daughter-in-law, Ben and Louann Mosley Jr. on Friday, June 10, surrounded by those who loved him dearly. More...

Eight Local Artists Inspired By Island’s Ambiance

It is rare that chance meetings lead to lasting relationships, but that is how, more than 10 years ago, a group of local artists on the Island came together and became what is today the Mackinac 7. More...

Photo

Boot Scoot Boogie!

There was dancing in the streets Saturday night, June 11, when the Western Michigan Bootscooters from Muskegon set up camp on Market Street to demonstrate country line dancing and performed simple fan favorites, such as the YMCA (shown here) and the More...

Looking Back

GR & I Railroad Brought Travelers North in 1855

A Look at History By Frank Straus Golden Age of Railroading

By the More...

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