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Rendezvous At The Straits Coming To St. Ignace

The sixth annual Rendezvous at the Straits will be at Father Marquette Memorial Park in St. Ignace, west of the Mackinac Bridge, Saturday, August 25, and Sunday, August 26. More...

Promoters See Strong Potential in Developing Amenities for Riders

Like Snowmobilers and Other Trail Riders, Equestrians Willing To Spend on Recreation, Horse Associations Say

Equestrian recreation has a potential economic impact of $102 billion in the U.S., $1.069 billion just in Michigan, and communities who promote it can earn a good chunk of the money.  More...

Documentary of War of 1812 Features Work of Dunnigan, Porter

A documentary on the War of 1812, co-written by Brian Dunnigan of Mackinac Island, was premiered Saturday evening, August 18, at the Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, and will be aired over Public Television stations this fall.  More...

Chief Marks To Retire; Dan Musser III To Fill Council Seat

Police Chief Jim Marks announced his retirement to the city council Wednesday, August 22, and plans to step down November 1 from the post he has held for the last five years. More...

Island Businesses Help Plan Future State Tourism Marketing

With tourism identified as the state’s third largest industry, business owners, community leaders, and volunteers gathered at Grand Hotel Wednesday, August 15, to help build a plan that will direct Michigan’s marketing efforts for the nex More...

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Michigan Politics

Hoekstra Seeks Six Debates With Stabenow

Debates and daily TV ad attacks are yet to come, but sparring between Republican challenger Pete Hoekstra and Senator Debbie Stabenow is well under way and escalated last week.  More...

Maintaining Your Health on Mackinac

Gallbladder Disease Is Common Cause of Upper Abdominal Pain

The gallbladder is a small, globular sac located on the undersurface of the liver in the upper right quadrant of the abdomen. More...

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

The weather on Mackinac has been picture perfect with bright, sunny days and cool evenings. Sunday, August 19, walking down the boardwalk and looking toward the Mackinac Bridge and St. More...

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