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State Minimum Wage Going Up

Michigan’s minimum wage will go up to $9.25 an hour by 2018 under a law signed by the governor Tuesday, May 27. More...

Diane Neyer Wins This Year’s Lilac Festival Poster Contest

Diane Neyer spent a week putting brush to canvas in hopes of winning this year’s Lilac Festival poster contest. She won the contest in 2009, when the theme was Arch Rock. More...

Art and Activities Offered as Lilac Festival Begins Friday, June 6

With the trees beginning to bud, Mackinac Island is busy preparing for the start of the annual Lilac Festival Friday, June 6. The festival continues through Sunday, June 15, when it will conclude with the Lilac Festival parade. More...

‘Remembering the Fallen’

Mackinac Island American Legion Post Hosts Memorial Day Service

American Legion Post 299 members await Memorial Day services at the Veterans Memorial Monday, May 26. More...

City Grants 100 Bicycle Licenses

Moves 25 for Mackinac Island Bikes; Tables Ryba Request for Transfer, Pending Hearing

The City of Mackinac Island released 100 bicycle rental licenses and transferred another 25 licenses to the Main Street location of Mackinac Island Bike Shop Wednesday, May 28. More...

Obituaries

William Early

A memorial service for William Early, 76, of Bonita Springs, Florida, will be Wednesday, June 4, at 11 a.m. at Ste. Anne’s Catholic Church on Mackinac Island. Burial will be in Ste. More...

Columnists

Michigan Politics

The Memoir of Amway’s Rich DeVos

Whether embracing or rejecting his conservative views, one can still marvel at the extraordinary worldwide business success of Michigan’s Rich DeVos and acknowledge that he has made huge contributions to the betterment of Grand Rapids.  More...

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

It was a beautiful Memorial Day weekend on Mackinac Island, with lots of people enjoying the sunshine. They rode bicycles, took a ride in a carriage, walked in the woods filled with Mackinac wildflowers, and enjoyed some Mackinac fudge. More...

Maintaining Your Health on Mackinac

Air Travel and Blood Clots May Be Linked to Sudden Collapse

A phenomenon that is becoming better known is reported incidents of sudden collapse, in some cases, unexpected sudden death of individuals on long airline flights. More...

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