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News

50,000 Expected To Cross Mackinac Bridge for Labor Day Walk

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Prizes Awarded at Fourth Annual Jewel Golf Benefit

The Fourth Annual Jewel at Mackinac Golf Benefit for Mackinac Island Medical Center and the Moses Dialysis Unit in St. Ignace was held Thursday, August 25, at Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island. More...

Hearing Set For Great Turtle Lodge

During a brief 30-minute City Council meeting Wednesday, August 31, Mayor Margaret Doud commended the Mackinac Island firemen who went to Mackinaw City on Sunday, August 28 to help fight the fire at Mama Mia More...

Obituaries

Obituary

Jesse Leach

Jesse Leach of Hessel, who spent much of his life working with horses on Mackinac Island, died following a collision with a sport utility vehicle while riding a four-wheeler Sunday afternoon, August 28, 2005. More...

Eulogy

Vernon Eriksson

The family of Vernon Eriksson brought their beloved husband, father, and grandfather home for burial Wednesday, August 17, on Mackinac, a place he often called the Island Paradise. More...

Editorials

Mascots; Big Battle Over Mighty Mac Michigan Politics By

George Weeks

It is good there%27s growing sensitivity across the nation to avoiding Indian nicknames and mascots and images disparaging of, and offensive to, the nation%27s first people. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

115 Years Ago Saturday, August 30, 1890 The cold weather drove over 200 resorters from Mackinac Island last Monday. More...

Letters

Letters to the Editor

Clarifying Tower History

To the Editor: In the otherwise welcome article on the Maritime Museum at Mission Point Resort (August 13-19), the reporter made one error in the tower%27s history that deserves clarification. The article stated that the tower More...

Boat Lines Hike Prices in Wake of Hurricane

In an unprecedented mid-season development, the three passenger ferry lines serving Mackinac Island have raised the price of their round-trip adult tickets by one dollar just days before the Labor Day holiday begins. More...

Island Ideal for High Wheelmen Visit

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People

Man Who Drove Carriage in 1957 Bridge Parade Returns to Island

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Bishop Attends Trinity Service

Rt. Reverend Jim Kelsey of Marquette (left), the Episcopal Bishop of Northern Michigan, attended Trinity Episcopal Church Sunday, August 28. Pictured with him are his wife, Mary, and their close friends, Evelyn and Ed Cook of Buffalo, New York. More...

Mackinac Island Summer Worker Is 2010 Olympic Hopeful

Amy Petrouski More...

Columnists

Labor Day, Mackinac Island, Share Historical Elements

A Look at History Labor Day

Mackinac Island has traditionally celebrated Labor Day as one of the last busy weekends of the summer. As September comes, most of the nation More...

News About People On Mackinac Island

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This past Saturday, August 27, the weather played havoc with business. Constant heavy rain fell from morning until late in the day, when the black clouds turned to sunshine. Many brides had great plans, but unfortunately they were forced to go on. More...

Stroke Prevention, Management, and Rehabilitation

Maintaining Your Health on Mackinac

Stroke occurs when the blood supply to a part of the brain becomes altered, depriving it sufficiently to damage brain tissue. Every year, 750,000 Americans suffer a stroke. More...

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