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News

Snyder: Collaboration, Balancing Industry/Environment Needs Are Key

Collaboration, reducing barriers between states and countries, and reconciling the needs of industry and the Great Lakes environment are three pressing issues Governor Rick Snyder identified at the gathering of Great Lakes governors on Mackinac Islan More...

LaHood: Great Lakes Region Has Benefits Unique in the United States

Putting aside party labels, harnessing the Great Lakes region’s economic potential, and expanding its infrastructure can put the region on the map as a place that smart, young people would want to congregate to and thrive in. More...

LILAC FESTIVAL CALENDAR

Friday, June 7   Lilac Festival Wine Tasting from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Mission Point Resort’s Bistro on the Greens. Nominal fee.  Architectural walking tour of the Island’s at 3 p.m. More...

Mackinac Island Lilac Festival Begins Friday

With many of Mackinac Island’s lilacs expected to bloom this week, wine tastings, nature walks, and parades are set to accompany the blossoming during this year’s celebration of the Mackinac Island Lilac Festival.  More...

Great Lakes Concerns Bring Governors, Premiers to Island

A first-of-its-kind study examines the impacts of withdrawing and consuming water from the Great Lakes, and is now available in first-draft form. More...

Sports

Mackinac Island Golfers Compete at U.P. State Finals

Mackinac Island high school golfers Peyton Waaso (top) and Colton Fisher tee off at the U.P. Finals in Escanaba Thursday, May 30. More...

Columnists

Michigan Politics

Early Smooth Dem Primary Sailing for Peters, Schauer

On occasion, Democrats have had spirited U.S. Senate and gubernatorial primaries for open seats and those held by Republicans. Not this time around.  More...

Nature Notes

Sweet Songs of Spring Birds Saturate Mackinac Island With Cheer

Spring is always a wonderful time for listening and watching birds. More...

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

Our weather continues to be unusually cool for this time of the year. The lilacs are coming and will probably be just perfect for the lilac festivities. More...

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