June 16, 2018 RSS feed / Top News

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Trinity Episcopal Church Building Bridges with Cuban Diocese

The turmoil and hope that have been the history of the Episcopal Church in Cuba was described in a Friday, June 8, talk at Trinity Episcopal Church by the Right Reverend Maria Griselda Delgado Del Carpio, Episcopal Bishop of Cuba.  More...

Foundation To Host Community Celebration This Thursday

The Mackinac Island Community Foundation will host a community celebration Thursday, June 21. From 5 p.m. More...

Feast of Epona Blessing of the Animals Is Friday at the Little Barn

Because Island residents share the common bond of a rich equine history, an annual Feast of Epona Blessing of the Animals will be held at 5 p.m. Friday, June 15, at the Little Barn on Truscott Street, just east of Ste. More...

Lilac Grand Parade is Festival Finale Sunday

The Grand Parade, the cherry atop Mackinac Island’s 10-day Lilac Festival and led by direct descendants of the Mackinac Straits area’s Native Americans, will be staged at 4 p.m. More...

State Troopers Return to Coveted Mackinac Island Post for Summer

Michigan State Troopers Shelley Izzard and Ryan Akers have returned to the Mackinac Island Detail this summer. See story page 5. More...

People

Sadie Is Remembered For Her Love of the Island in New Book

When visitors came to Alford’s Drug Store on Main Street, they were greeted by a welcoming dog named Sadie. More...

Columnists

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

The lilacs all over Mackinac are just beautiful. People stop in amazement at the beauty of Marquette Park filled with a variety of lilacs in many colors. More...

Nature Notes

European Chafer Grubs Wreak Havoc to Mackinac Island Lawns

I don’t know if any of you noticed some of the lawns along the East Bluff (and I hear also at Great Turtle Park) this spring were rather turned up. More...

HORSE TALES

Are Horses Allergic to Lilacs and Other Springtime Blooms?

It’s finally here; lilac time on Mackinac Island. With it comes the delicate scent from those purple blossoms wafting in the air. More...

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