May 28, 2016 RSS feed / Top News

Detroit Regional Chamber Program to Visit

1,700 Expected for Conference on Island

The Detroit Regional Chamber will host its annual Mackinac Policy Conference on Mackinac Island from Tuesday, May 31, to Friday, June 3. More...

News

Call For Stricter Standards, Stronger Oversight of Great Lakes Pipelines

U.S. Senator Gary Peters, a member of the Great Lakes Task Force, and U.S. More...

Detroit Policy Conference on Island Will Be a ‘Who’s Who’ of Recognized Names

Next week’s 2016 Detroit Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Policy Conference will offer its star-studded program along with some perhaps unscripted uncomfortable moments for state and metro leaders based on recent developments More...

Memorial Day Observance to Take Place at Post Cemetery

A service to pay tribute to the soldiers who served at Fort Mackinac will start at 8:30 a.m. Monday, May 30, at Fort Mackinac Post Cemetery on Mackinac Island. More...

Work Underway on Island Native American Cultural Trail

As visitors travel on M-185, the state highway that encircles Mackinac Island, they’ll likely notice cleared areas of land with gravel and large 16-foot-wide circles of limestone pavers. More...

Polishing The Jewel

A Popular Mackinac Island Golf Course Is Upgraded This Season

  At Grand Hotel, Head Golf Professional Jason Horricks (left) and Head Groundskeeper Drew Butterfield in the bunker on Grand nine golf course. More...

People

WEDDING

Gerdes, Bazinau United in Marriage

Kaitlynn Gerdes of Mackinac Island, formerly of Woodbury, Tennessee, and Alex Bazinau, also of Mackinac Island, were united in marriage Tuesday, March 29, 2016, while on a Caribbean cruise. More...

Columnists

Michigan Politics

Stabenow, Peters Seek Great Lakes Protections

As previously noted, Senator Debbie Stabenow and Senator Gary Peters are touting various proposals to protect the Great Lakes. She’s co-chair of the Great Lakes Task Force, and he’s a member. More...

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

What a beautiful week of weather. The days were bright, sunny, and warm, with very little wind. More than 4,000 people participated in the Zoo-de-Mackinac bicycle ride Saturday, May 21, and the weather was picture perfect for this event. More...

Nature Notes

Canadian Honeysuckle Begins to Bloom Throughout the Island

The woods on our Island have been beautiful this last week. They are full of the cheery sounds of the warblers and other songbirds that have returned for the summer. More...

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