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Round Island Lighthouse Open House Planned for July 9

Right next to Mackinac Island stands the Round Island Lighthouse. Once a year, the Round Island Lighthouse Preservation Society allows visitors to see inside and learn more of what the lighthouse is really about. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

Changes Proposed for Sale of Custom Merchandise on Island

A proposal that custom imprint shops be required to create a written estimate prior to the creation of merchandise drew objections from a local merchant at a city council ordinance committee meeting Wednesday, June 22. More...

Payment, Sorenson Reelected in Sault Tribal Elections

The Sault Ste. More...

4th of July Celebrations Announced for Island

Games at Windermere Point, a stone skipping competition, and a picnic and demonstrations at Fort Mackinac will be among activities celebrating Independence Day on Mackinac Island Monday, July 4.  More...

Art Reflects ‘Waters of Mackinac’

(From left) Bradley McCallum, Phil Porter, Henry Matthews, Kevin Barton, Beth Bynum, Saralee Howard, Kristy Avery, and Pete Pellerito celebrate the opening of the “Waters of Mackinac” art More...

People

Musser Honored With EY Entrepreneur Award

Recognizing his excellence and success as an entrepreneur, Grand Hotel President R. Dan Musser III was awarded the EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2016™ award for family-owned businesses in Michigan and northwest Ohio. More...

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Michigan Politics

A Wave of Great Lakes Issues Surges in Michigan

There has been another surge in Great Lakes controversies across Michigan’s political landscape, ranging from the Governor’s Office to a four-county state House district that spans four shoreline counties.  More...

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

It was a great week of perfect weather on Mackinac Island. The flowers all over the Island are just beautiful, ranging from peonies, to poppies, and many other varieties. The hanging baskets are lovely and colorful. More...

HORSE TALES

Taco, a Truly American Horse

On December 15, 1971, an Act of Congress established Public Law 92-195, which states, “Congress finds and declares that wild, free-roaming horses and burros are living symbols of the historic and pioneer spirit of the West; (and) that they cont More...

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