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News

Island Master Plan Work Slated To Begin June 29

Island Master Plan work is slated to begin Wednesday, June 29, with initial discussion to center around getting organized, setting priorities, and mapping out a strategy. The meeting was set during the Planning Commission More...

Tall Ship To Trade Cannon Salute With Fort Mackinac

The tall ship Friends Good Will will pass Mackinac Island Tuesday, June 28, trading cannon salutes with Fort Mackinac. More...

Tall Ship Tours To Benefit Island Community Foundation

Rides aboard the tall ship Windy II will be available this weekend when the boat docks at Mackinac Island, with some of the proceeds to benefit the Mackinac Island Community Foundation. More...

Columnists

News About People On Mackinac Island

Blue skies, warm temperatures, and brilliant sunshine made a perfect day for a parade, and what a parade it was. Hundreds of folks lined the streets from east to west just to have the right seats for viewing the annual lilac parade. More...

Mules on Mackinac, Part 2: Ride, Pack, or Pull

The United States Government had mules, primarily in the 19th century, on Mackinac Island. During the decades from 1860 to the 1890s, most forts across the nations utilized these animals for heavy or tedious work. More...

Dementia Is Defined by Loss of ‘Thinking’ Brain Functions

Maintaining Your Health on Mackinac

Dementia is defined by the loss of intellectual ability; the losses of cognitive or More...

City Seeks More TV Channels in Franchise

With the Island More...

Lutheran Students To Dig, Paint, Rebuild

1,200 Youth To Serve on Island

Many helping hands make small work, and that More...

People

Mackinac Island Yacht Club Bridge Results

In Mackinac Island Yacht Club Bridge League games for the week ending Wednesday, June 22, Howard Burdett placed first, Nancy Keogh placed second, and Kay Berke placed third. More...

50th Wedding Anniversary for Francis and Lorna Straus

Lorna and Francis Straus celebrated their 50th anniversary Saturday, June 18, at a party for friends at their summer home, Maple Lodge, in the Annex. More...

Sports

Ex-Pro To Run Soccer Camp

A youth soccer camp will be run by former professional soccer player Drago Dumbovic and members of the Saginaw Valley State University soccer teams from Monday, June 27, through Wednesday, June 29, from 9:30 a.m. to noon at Great Turtle Park. More...

Editorials

Michigan Politics

Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney Has Michigan Ties

As Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney tests national waters for a 2008 presidential bid, the Water Wonderland where his father once was governor is a prime sample. More...

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