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News

Karhoff Studies Engineering at Great Lakes Maritime Academy

In August, Mackinac Island summer resident Lucas Karhoff of Findlay, Ohio, began his fourth year at the Great Lakes Maritime Academy in Traverse City. More...

Coast Guard Appreciation Day Is Sept. 13

The Wawashkamo Golf Club will host the annual Coast Guard Appreciation Day on Mackinac Island Tuesday, September 13. Coast Guard members and their families will be treated to golf at Wawashkamo, lunch, and a tour of Fort Mackinac. More...

1966 Town Crier Reports on 1st Semester at Mackinac College

“College Freshman Follow Ambitious Winter Schedule 114 Students Seem Satisfied; Find School Offering Challenge” The Mackinac Island More...

Civil War Memorial Nearly Entirely Funded by Donations

The new memorial for residents of Mackinac Island who served in the Civil War is almost entirely funded, with only $258 of the $7,568 price tag left to raise. More...

Main Street Project Begins With New Drains, Paving To Follow

The major road construction project on Main Street started this week as new storm water drains were installed in front of the Mackinac Island Public Library and Belonga Plumbing and Excavation began installing catch basins to alleviate drainage probl More...

Sports

Upcoming Lakers Sports Schedules

Upcoming Lakers Soccer Games All home games are played at Great Turtle Park. September 10 at Hannahville, 10:30 a.m. 16 Munising Baptist, 2 p.m. 22 at Munising Baptist, noon. More...

Columnists

Michigan Politics

Flaws for Both Clinton and Trump

I have been writing about presidential campaigns for many a decade, sometimes as a reporter on the trail (once tear-gassed covering a convention protest in Chicago), and most often and recently as a commentator from the sidelines. More...

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

Approximately 45,000 people walked the Mackinac Bridge on Labor Day, Monday, September 5, ending a perfect holiday weekend. Crowds of people arrived Saturday, September 3, and Sunday, September 4, to enjoy the final big summer weekend of 2016. More...

HORSE TALES

Detroit Horse Power Program Comes to Mackinac Island

David Silver looks too young to be an executive director, let alone a founder, of an organization in the Motor City, Detroit, Michigan. Beyond his appearance of boyish affability, there is a dedicated and well-organized individual. More...

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