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Boy Scout Contingent Celebrates 75 Years on Mackinac Island

Following in the steps of the eight original Eagle Scouts who became the first Governor’s Honor Guard in 1929, the 55 young men of the Southeast Michigan Regional Contingent of Boy Scouts are celebrating their 75th year on Mackinac Island this More...

Assessment Considered for Stonecliffe Waterline Replacement

A 1,600-foot plastic waterline serving the condominiums in the Stonecliffe area will be replaced this winter to improve service in the neighborhood. More...

Spectators Welcome at Horse Show Sunday

The Mackinac Horsemen’s Association annual horse show will be Sunday, August 7, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Mackinac Community Equestrian Center on British Landing Road. More...

City Eyes Its Options for Expanded Recycling Program

The city’s recycling program is being reviewed by the Mackinac Island Board of Public Works with an idea to recycle more materials. More...

Island Voters Cast Ballots in Congressional, State, and County Primary

Bergman To Face Johnson in November

Jack Bergman won the Republican primary for U.S. Congress Tuesday, August 2, and will run against Democrat Lon Johnson in November. Mr. More...

Obituaries

Kenneth Bazinaw

Kenneth Bazinaw, 54, of St. Ignace, passed away Friday, July 29, 2016, at McLaren Northern Michigan hospital in Petoskey.  He was born August 19, 1961, to James “Beaver” and Helen (nee St. Onge) Bazinaw on Mackinac Island.  Mr. More...

Columnists

Michigan Politics

Jennifer Granholm Unloads on Trump

Michigan looms large in the wake of the two national presidential nominating conventions, where the state’s politicians had assorted roles, none larger than a pumped-up ex-Governor Jennifer Granholm.  More...

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

It was a beautiful Mackinac Island weekend with lots of weddings. The wedding carriage passed by with many happy couples. The marina is filled with yachts, and folks are enjoying just sitting by the water and watching the freighters pass by.  More...

HORSE TALES

Gilligan: Cleveland Bay, Trakehner Cross Comes to Island

There is a young, four-yearold gelding on Mackinac Island named Gilligan. Gilligan is a bit unusual because he is an uncommon cross between two breeds of horses, the Cleveland Bay and Trakehner. He is close to 16 hands, and still growing.  More...

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