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Events Bring Attention to Concerns and Threats of Line 5

Congressional candidate Lon Johnson delivered 51 resolutions from local municipalities and tribal governments and 16,000 signatures calling for an independent inspection and decommissioning of Enbrid More...

29th Annual Taste of Mackinac to Take Place at Harbour View Inn

Grand Hotel and Mission Point Resort, the Pink Pony, Horn’s Gaslight Bar and Restaurant, and Island Slice Pizzeria are among the restaurants participating in the 29th annual Taste of Mackinac, a Lilac Festival event to be held from 11:30 a.m. More...

More Than 700 Expected to Participate in Lilac Festival 10K

More than 700 runners and walkers are expected to participate in the Lilac Festival 10K Race, an annual event that helps kick off the Mackinac Island Lilac Festival. The race will be Saturday morning, June 4.  More...

Mackinac Island Lilac Festival Begins This Week

The Flowers Are the Star of the Show as Gardening Programs, Nature Tours, Dining, and Dancing Are Among Special Events

Mackinac Island’s multitude of lilacs bloom just as summer begins. All around the Island, the sweet scent of lilacs blankets those who come to participate in the Lilac Festival, an Island tradition since 1949.  More...

Solemn March to Historic Post Cemetery Marks Memorial Day

Historical re-enactors from Mackinac State Historic Parks march to the historic Post Cemetery on Memorial Day Monday, May 30. More...

Obituaries

Patricia ‘Pat’ McCreary

Patricia “Pat” McCreary, 78, died Friday, May 27, 2016, at the Villa at the Bay in Petoskey.  She was born July 6, 1937, to Maynard and Violet (nee Wicklund) Linngren in Watertown, South Dakota. More...

Columnists

Michigan Politics

Our Veterans Deserve Better Medical Treatment

Memorial Day is a time to commemorate the ultimate sacrifice of those in military service for our nation. More...

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

It was a beautiful holiday weekend with great weather and lots of visitors. People came from far and near to visit Mackinac Island and enjoy biking, hiking, riding horses, and taking a tour in a carriage with the fringe on top. More...

HORSE TALES

History of the Lowly Feedbag

A few months ago, a Canadian military historian, a friend of my husband and me, sent a question to us about a drawing of a British Empire cavalryman. More...

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