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Retiring CEO Rod Nelson Reflects on Past 17 Years at Hospital

Rod Nelson, chief executive officer of Mackinac Straits Health System at St. More...

Millage Rate Remains Unchanged; City Revenue To Increase

Millage on taxable property in the city will remain at 9.0872 this year, following a decision of the city council to override the Hadlee tax rollback at a Truth in Taxation hearing Wednesday, June 21. More...

Public Safety Committee Learns About Fire Aid Pact

The city’s Public Safety Committee learned about The Eastern Upper Peninsula Fire Association Fire Service mutual aid pact at a Tuesday, June 27 meeting.  Committee chairman Jason St. More...

Breaking News - 6/30/2017 8:04 AM

Line 5 Alternative Draft Report Available - Free Access

A draft report that analyzes oil distribution alternative to Enbridge Line 5 below the Straits of Mackinac is available on the  More...

4th of July Activities Announced

Mackinac Island celebrates Independence Day Tuesday, July 4, with the following events:  Annual Forth of July  Stone-Skipping Tournament  More...

Artists Share Visions of ‘Mackinac in Motion’

“It’s the blurring of action in a photograph, rhythm of lines in a print, a whisper of paint curling upwards.”  That is how juror Joel Zwarts described the ways artists expressed movement in their compositions for this year&rsq More...

People

WEDDING

Jill Levy, Tate Gilpin To Wed

Jill Levy and Tate Gilpin will be married Saturday, July 1, 2017, on Mackinac Island. Ms. Levy, a long-time summer visitor and resident of the Island, is the daughter of David and Ann Levy of Mackinac Island and Birmingham. Mr. More...

Sports

Dehring Brings Volleyball Coaching Experience Back to Island

Mackinac Island volleyball camp director Sarah Dehring is an Island native who had a dream to play the sport at the collegiate level.  More...

Columnists

Michigan Politics

Senators Have New Alert on Asian Carp

Democratic senators Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters sounded alarms last week after Asian carp made alarming advance to Lake Michigan, and other Great Lakes issues loom increasingly large on environmental and political scenes.  More...

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

This past weekend was very nice with bright sunshine and blue skies. Folks enjoyed biking, hiking, riding horseback, or taking a ride in a surrey with the fringe on top. More...

HORSE TALES

Mackinac Island’s Heyday – When Horses Did It All

The subject came up last week in a discussion about the disappearance of horsepower here in our day-to-day life, and it got me thinking. What do we not rely on for horses anymore on Mackinac Island? The answer is, many things have gone away.  More...

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