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Laurie Stupak Appointed to Island Park Commission, Manoogian Re-appointed

Laurie Stupak, the wife of U.S. Congressman Bart Stupak (D-Menominee), has been appointed by Governor Jennifer Granholm to a six-year term on the Mackinac Island State Park Commission, replacing former U.S. More...

Lake Huron Goes ‘Back to Nature’ as Native Fish Species Rebound

Anglers fishing in Lake Huron can expect to catch smaller and leaner salmon for years to come. They also will find more of the kinds of species that once ruled the waters before exotic fish invaded the Great Lakes. More...

Mackinac Straits Hospital Earns Governor’s Award

Mackinac Straits Hospital in St. Ignace has earned a 2004 Governor More...

Fort Reenactment Planned This Weekend

Mackinac State Historic Parks will host a series of free Memorial Day weekend performances recreating the 1763 Indian capture of Fort Michilimackinac in Mackinaw City. The performances will take place on the grounds outside Colonial Michilimackinac. More...

Island Students Are Authors for a Day at Literacy Fair

After almost a full year of hard work, Mackinac Island Public School students were given the opportunity to present their writing to their parents and the community at this year More...

Town Meeting Planned on Park Funding Cuts Friday

State Representative Fran Amos (R-Waterford) will host a town hall meeting at the Island House Hotel Friday, May 27, to discuss proposed funding cuts for Mackinac Island State Park. More...

Excessive Load Causes Outage

A brief period of darkness was experienced Friday, May 20, when a reclosure in a switching station caused a power outage. Edison Sault Electric Company reported that an excessive load on the circuit caused the outage. More...

2006 Calendar Available

With the completion of winter on Mackinac Island comes the debut of a new More...

Stonecliffe Neighbors Plan Picnic

A neighborhood summer kickoff barbecue will be Sunday, May 29, at the Inn at Stonecliffe from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. More...

Mayor Margaret Doud Honored for 30 Years of Service

Not many people have the opportunity to celebrate their birthday with 250 people. Then again, not many people have served for 30 years as mayor. More...

Island Students Enjoy Music by Engadine School Band May 18

A performance for Mackinac Island students by the Engadine High School Band Wednesday, May 18, has set the stage for a summer band program here. More...

Island Students Honored With New ‘Anchor Awards’

Working hard at Mackinac Island Public School does not go without recognition. On Tuesday, May 24, outstanding high school students were honored at the newly named More...

Win-Some Women Retreats Take Over Grand Hotel

What began 34 years ago as a weekly neighborhood Bible study in Petoskey, attended by stay-at-home mothers, has today grown so large it takes over Grand Hotel for three nights in the spring and two nights in the fall. More...

Students Clean Up State Park

Mackinac State Historic Parks received help this spring from the Michigan Career and Technical Institute in Plainwell. Ten volunteer students from Bob Vaccaro More...

Wanted: Volunteers For Lilac Festival Events June 10-19

Volunteers are needed to assist with events during this year More...

Computer Class Offered at Library

Libraries have been known for their books for millennia, but many people still don More...

Area Art Grant Deadline July 1

Applications are being accepted for grants for arts and cultural projects that will start between October 1, 2005, and September 30, 2006, in Mackinac, Chippewa, and Luce counties. More...

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