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News

First Gentleman Mulhern Offers Advice on Leadership in Book

Dan Mulhern was greeted by admirers, friends, and family Thursday, May 31, outside The Island Bookstore on Mackinac Island where he signed copies of his book, "Everyday Leadership: Getting Results in Business, Politics, and Life. More...

Island State Park Commission Responds to Lansing's Budget Cuts

Public programs and services will not be cut at local historical sites, even though the Mackinac Island State Park Commission will lose $14,000 in state funding in a new budget agreed to by Governor Jennifer Granholm and the Michigan Legislature an More...

Herculaneum Group Continues Quest To Uncover Ancient History

Mackinac Island has always been a place known for its rich history, but at a conference at Grand Hotel from Saturday, June 2, to Wednesday, June 6, the Island welcomed in a team of classicists to continue efforts in uncovering an even greater histo More...

Letters

Need To Implement Island's Master Plan

To the Editor: It is with much chagrin that I read (I heard it first verbally) of more "abuse" of our Island's landscape, to wit, more desecration of our Island's few remaining "green spaces" in the form of more unwanted, unneeded condominiums. More...

Condos Not Part of Island Lore

To the Editor: It was disheartening to read about greed vs. serenity. How sad the Mission condo project is another way of a modern future forgoing the pleasure of the noted Island horses. It also seems that a "vinyl-sided building" (U.S. More...

Alan Sibinic Is Island's New Veterinarian

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Sale of Rowe Condo Unit 2 Approved by City Council

After a tedious wait-and-see process between the City of Mackinac Island and potential buyers, City Council approved the sale of Rowe Condominium Unit 2 for $275,000 at its meeting Wednesday, June 6. More...

Sports

One Stroke Wins It for Wawashkamo Scramble Top Team

Callewaert, Borst, Reid, Sparkman Take 1st

Only one stroke separated the top three teams vying for first place at the opening spring golf scramble at Wawashkamo Saturday, June 2. The scramble drew 36 players. More...

Columnists

Michigan Politics

Term Limits Behind Lack of State Budget Progress

Among costly consequences of the long delay in resolving the state budget woes was the downgrading of Michigan's credit rating by all three Wall Street firms that determine how much the state pays to borrow money. More...

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

Mackinac was so beautiful this past week, as it welcomed members of the Greater Detroit Chamber of Commerce Mackinac Policy Conference, one of the largest to visit the Island. Temperatures were warm and balmy, with perfect days of sunshine. More...

Nature Notes

A New Threat, West Nile Virus, Impacts Some Songbird Populations

Every morning during the spring, summer, and fall, I get up not long after the sun rises (sometimes before), and walk up the stairs behind my house up to the East Bluff to feed my horse. More...

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