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City Taxation Hearing to Be June 25

The Mackinac Island City Council will discuss whether to raise millage rates at the next council meeting Wednesday, June 11, at 5 p.m. More...

Speakers Motivate State Leaders

Approximately 1,700 political and business leaders convened at Mackinac Island’s Grand Hotel Tuesday, May 27, through Friday, May 30, to tackle Michigan’s political and economic issues at Detroit’s Regional Chamber policy conference More...

34th Mackinac Conference Sparks Statewide Interest

As the record-breaking 1,700 attending the 34th Mackinac Policy conference on Mackinac Island learned last week, there is no simple solution to bringing back Detroit or other cities.  More...

School Is Like a Family for Island’s 81 Students

Few schools can boast lakeside views that include the Mackinac Bridge or having one of the world’s most famous hotels in its backyard, yet neither of those things are what Mackinac Island Public School staff members mention when they talk about More...

Lilac Festival to Begin Friday

The annual Lilac Festival begins Friday, June 6, beginning the summer season with Mackinac Island’s largest celebration. The festival lasts for 10 days. More...

Obituaries

Frances Bazinaw and Lucille Visnaw

Graveside services for sisters Frances Bazinaw, 73, of St. Ignace, and Lucille Visnaw, 83, of Carp River, will be Friday, June 6, at 10 a.m. at Ste. Anne’s Catholic Cemetery on Mackinac Island.   Mrs. More...

Columnists

Michigan Politics

Michigan Bipartisan Agreement on Vet Scandal

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NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

It was a very nice week of weather. The woods are filled with trilliums, forget-me-nots, lily of the valley, and many other flowers. It is so refreshing to walk and smell the flowers. More...

A Look at History

Alexander Henry Trail Tells a Story of Early Mackinac Island

In June 2014, we are hearing the news about the exchange of a U.S. prisoner held hostage in Afghanistan. Questions raised by this story are not new. Dilemmas of this sort are as old as warfare.  More...

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