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Cawthorne Writes Politically Themed Book About Time on Mackinac

Drawing upon his 54 years on Mackinac Island, attorney, lobbyist, and former state park commission chairman Dennis O. Cawthorne has written his first book that mixes memoir with political analyses, humor with historical accounts. More...

Public Meeting Calendar

Monday, July 7  • Mackinac Island Recreation Board, 6 p.m., Great Turtle Park Pavilion.  Tuesday, July 8  • Mackinac Island Historic District Commission, 1 p.m., City Hall.  • Mackinac Island Planning Commission, 4 More...

Mackinac Island Ordinance Committee Continues REU Discussion

The City of Mackinac Island has yet to make a decision about whether an expanded bar at Mary’s Bistro, called the Draught House Craft Beer Bar, needs additional sewer capacity units to open this summer.  More...

Looking Back

Lookiing Back

100 YEARS AGO The St. Ignace Enterprise Thursday, July 2, 1914 All of the hotels are now open for the season, and all are being liberally patronized. More...

Artists Capture Places of Mackinac

Awards Go to Hirschegger, McGreevy, Porter, Murcko, Brady, Avery

Using techniques juror James Tottis said he had never seen before, artists dazzled at the “Places of Mackinac” fine arts award ceremony Wednesday, June 25, at 7 p.m.  More...

Columnists

Michigan Politics

Levin, Stabenow Tout Great Lakes Sanctuaries; Attention Paid to Up North Races

Michigan’s top three statewide officeholders have a solid record in bipartisan national politics of working with neighboring states on Great Lakes issues.  More...

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

Mackinac Island is bedecked in red, white, and blue for all the Fourth of July festivities. The weather has been nice and lots of people have been visiting Mackinac. The kites off Windermere Point dance in the breeze and are so colorful. More...

Maintaining Your Health on Mackinac

General Safety Rules to Follow When Riding Bicycles on Mackinac

Bicycling for recreation and exercise is becoming increasingly popular in the United States. To a lesser extent, it is also increasing as a means of personal transportation.  More...

Letters

Mackinac Island Houses Were Historically Colorful

To the Editor: I disagree with members of the Historic District Commission, who claim that white was the Victorian color used on this Island. More...

Mishap Proves Care and Concern of Mackinac Island Responders

To the Editor: My husband, Fred, and I have just returned home after a much too short visit to Mackinac Island, where we attended the memorial service for my husband’s cousin, Fran Straus. Despite the sadness of the occasion More...

The Underlying Issue Is Spot Zoning

To the Editor: On July 8 the Mackinac Island Planning Commission will meet to review the latest plans submitted for the development of a hotel at Silver Birches – the unique property on the far north side of the Island. It’s unique for many reasons More...

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