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Class of 2017 Graduated from Mackinac Island Public School

Seniors Angel Ray Bean, Talon James Greenlee, Christopher Thomas James Riggs, and Christian Kenneth Styburski, the Class of 2017, were graduated from Mackinac Island Public School the evening of May 26 in commencement ceremonies attended by about 100 More...

Flag Flies From Bridge

A large American flag flew from the bridge for the first time Monday morning, May 29, in honor of Memorial Day. The flag was hung from the south tower at about 6:30 a.m. More...

Musser Elected to Board

Grand Hotel President Dan Musser III is among 12 new members elected to the 35- member board of directors for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, the state’s largest provider of health care coverage. Mr. More...

Historic Schindler Farmhouse May Be Reconstructed

Island Airport To Close Briefly in September

The Mackinac Island State Park Commission has agreed to transfer dismantled sections of the historic George Schindler Farmhouse to Grand Hotel President R. More...

Porter Earns Preservation Award

The Michigan Historic Preservation Network presented its Citizen Award to Mackinac State Historic Parks Director Phil Porter in ceremonies Friday, May 19, at the Crooked Tree Art Center in Petoskey. More...

Obituaries

Elaine Horn

Elaine Horn, 68, of St. Ignace, passed away Sunday, May 21, 2017, following a long illness.  She was born July 22, 1948, to Walter and Bernice (nee Kustra) Dolney in Onaway.  She married Robert Horn April 12, 1969, in Bay City.  More...

Columnists

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

It was a very busy Memorial Day weekend on Mackinac Island. More...

Knights of Columbus Hold 117th Annual Convention at Grand Hotel

District caucuses, annual awards, a charity auction, and the traditional “Living Rosary” formation were highlights of the 117th annual Knights of Columbus Michigan Council convention that brought 2,800 members of the Catholic fraternity t More...

HORSE TALES

Michigan’s Famous Horse of the Civil War

If there were one famous horse in history that I would like to meet, it would be a draft horse named Sam, who lived in Coldwater. In late May, I took a morning drive to this sleepy town to find out more about his story. More...

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