July 19, 2013 RSS feed / Top News

Historical Figure to Be Disinterred, Moved Inside Church Museum

A prominent figure in the Northwest Territory fur trade and in Mackinac Island history, Magdelaine LaFramboise, will be honored when her remains are disinterred and moved to a permanent resting place in a crypt in the church museum at Ste. More...

News

Legion to Aid Veterans With Documents

Mackinac Island American Legion Post 299 commander Paul Wandrie encourages veterans to ensure they have their honorable discharge papers from the military.  Mr. More...

Hundreds Rally Against Straits Pipeline Expansion at St. Ignace

Hundreds of environmental activists and concerned citizens converged at Bridge View Park in St. More...

Photo of the Week

Racers Fill Harbor With Color

Red, white, and blue flags wave as boats from the Chicago to Mackinac Race convene in the Mackinac Island State Harbor. More...

Preserving the Old Walls at Historic Fort Mackinac

Work Takes ‘Practical’ Approach

Recently finished restoration of the walls of Fort Mackinac highlight how Mackinac State Historic Parks views historic preservation, and director Phil Porter provided insight as to why certain materials were chosen over others. More...

Bayview Racers to Set Sail for Island

Continuing with the yacht race season on Mackinac Island, the Bayview Yacht Club will host the 2013 Bell’s Beer Bayview Mackinac Race beginning Saturday, July 20.  More...

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Michigan Politics

Benishek, Levin Fight Escalating Military Sexual Assaults

On the political spectrum, Democrat Carl Levin, Michigan’s longest-serving U.S. senator, who is retiring, and 1st District U.S. Representative Dan Benishek (R-Crystal Falls), who is gearing for a third term, are far, far apart.  More...

A Look at History

Bayview Mackinac Race Is Longest Annual, One Lake, Sailing Race in World

The Port Huron-to-Mackinac race, operated by Detroit’s Bay- view Yacht Club, begins each year on a midday Saturday as hundreds of sailboats mingle on the toenail of Lake Huron.  More...

Maintaining Your Health on Mackinac

Return to Wholesome Dietary Guidelines

On January 31, 2011, the U.S. Departments of Agriculture and Health and Human Services issued a new science-based set of Dietary Guidelines. More...

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