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Collaboration Is Key in Managing Great Lakes Resources Sustainably

Great Lakes industries are balancing economic success with environmentally safe practices and policies, politicians learned during the Council of Great Lakes Governors 2013 Leadership Summit Saturday, June 1, at Grand Hotel.  More...

Legion Post Hosts Flag Sale

The Chapman-St. Onge- Dankowski American Legion Post 299 on Mackinac Island is selling American flags.  Any person interested can contact Paul Wandrie at 847- 3516.  More...

LILAC FESTIVAL ACTIVITIES AND COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Walk and Talk with Lilacs with Jeff Young at 10 a.m. Meet at Mackinac Island Tourism Bureau.  Harbor History Cruise on the Ugly Anne at noon. Cost is $23. More...

City Historic District Commission Seeks New Guidance

Tables Two Projects; Chooses Doud to Chair

The Mackinac Island Historic District Commission has enlisted the help of attorney Gary Rentrop of Bloomfield Hills-based Rentrop and Morrison, P.C., a firm that specializes in historic preservation law. Mr. More...

Lilac Festival Parade Is Sunday

With horses, clowns, marching bands, and nearly 10,000 attendees, Mackinac Island’s 64th annual Lilac Festival will be capped with its Grand Parade at 4 p.m. Sunday, June 16.  The parade, which is deemed a Local Legacy Event by the U.S. More...

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Michigan Politics

Bipartisan Efforts to Protect Great Lakes

Budgets are tight and relations are ugly between the two parties, but there have been recent encouraging advances at the national, state, and local levels on protecting the Great Lakes. A sampling of some mid-year developments:  More...

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

It was a nice day for the Lilac Run Saturday, June 8, as more than 800 runners enjoyed the beauty of Mackinac Island as they ran through Main Street, up Truscott Street, by the cemeteries, and down British Landing Road and around the shore to the Mac More...

Nature Notes

Lilacs and Lady’s-Slippers Both Grow Well on Island, Flowering Now

Lady’s-slippers and lilacs. At first glance, you would think that these two flowering plants have very little to do with one another, other than alliteration.  More...

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