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Island Welcomes Two New Officers to Police Department

After losing two seasonal police officers to full-time positions elsewhere, Mackinac Island Police Department has gained two new faces who are ready and eager to serve the Island community. More...

Jim Lenfesty To Speak at Grand Marais Aug. 21

East Bluff cottager and author Jim Lenfestey will share his observations of life at Campbell Street Gallery in Grand Marais Sunday, August 21, at 5 p.m. as part of the gallery More...

Folias Presents Unique Tango

The flute and guitar duo known as Folias performed on Mackinac Island Sunday, July 31, at Ste. Anne More...

Middle Tree To Perform Sat.

The five-member group, MiddleTree, will be playing at Mission Point Resort Theater Saturday, August 6, at 9 p.m. The Mt. More...

Les Cheneaux Yacht Attitude Wins Mackinac to Manitoulin Regatta

Winds gusting to 28 knots blew 21 racers from Mackinac Island to Little Current, Canada, in the first leg of the Mackinac to Manitoulin race and More...

Coates’ Request To Change Property Zoning Tabled

City Council members tabled for two weeks any decision on a zoning variance request by Richard Coates, following a public hearing Wednesday, August 3. More...

Our Jamaican Columnist Sends His Report Island to Island

Late Arrival As the old saying goes, better late than never. More...

Great Turtle Trivia Bowl 2005 Teams and Sponsors

Biblio-babes Sponsor: Iroquois Hotel Mary Jane Barnwell More...

From Cooking to Shooting, Historical Interpreters Live the Life

What could possibly be more enjoyable than putting on a pair of wool trousers on a sweltering day in July, or cooking over a hot hearth wearing petticoats? According to historic interpreters employed by Mackinac State Historic Parks, not much. More...

Horsemen’s Association Raises Funds With Two Weekend Sales

The past two weekends have been profitable for the Mackinac Horsemen More...

Park Gets County Endorsement

Mackinac State Historic Parks received a resolution of support from the Mackinac County Board of Commissioners Thursday, July 28. More...

Win-Some Women Return to Grand for Three Retreats

Win-Some Women Christian Retreats is offering three back-to-back sessions for women at Grand Hotel this fall. More...

Wissam Charafeddine To Speak on Islam at Ste. Anne’s Church

Wissam Charafeddine will speak about Islam at Ste. Anne More...

Mackinac Island Represents Unique Challenge in Addressing Project

For those who have always dreamed of sending a UPS package to Devil More...

Ship Tours Offered by Windy II

The tall ship Windy II will be docking at Mackinac Island Wednesday, August 10. The ship, which makes its home port at Navy Pier, Chicago, will be offering three sailing times, at 1, 3, and 7 p.m. More...

Japanese Youth Delegates Visit Island

They came from halfway around the world to see the small island with horse-drawn carriages and a 19th century fort. More...

Guns & Hoses Set for Sunday

Prepare for a clash of the uniforms as the Mackinac Island Fire Department takes on the Mackinac Island Police Department in their 4th Annual Guns & Hoses softball game. The game will be August 7 at 7 p.m. at Great Turtle Park. More...

Basketball Camp Planned

Sam Cornett, a coach at South Haven Public Schools, will hold basketball camps at Mackinac Island Public School Wednesday, August 10, and Thursday, August 11. More...

Island Visitors Like To Fly In

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City Stuck in A Rut –– Road Repair Needed on Cadotte

Ruts forming in the new asphalt on Cadotte Avenue, between Market Street and the French Outpost, may be caused by a shifting base, City Council members were told at their meeting Wednesday, August 3, but repair will be the responsibility of the city, More...

Reenactors Visit Mackinaw City

Reenactors from throughout the Midwest join British troops at Fort Michilimackinac in Mackinaw City to re-create life in the mid-18th century at an encampment Saturday and Sunday, August 6 and 7. More...

Underdogs and Runners Up Shine at Trivia Bowl

What island job uses as their motto the phrase, More...

Interpretors Never Tire of Fielding Visitor Questions

Since Mackinac Island is made almost entirely of rock, what would happen if there were an earthquake here? Would the Island just collapse? More...

Island Cemeteries Provide Backdrop for Tombstone Tales

As shadows grow longer, darkening the grounds of the Island More...

London Trio To Play at Library

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New Kayaking Company Offers Fresh View of Island

History is one of the most important draws to Mackinac Island, between the horse carriages, Fort Mackinac, and the allure of Main Street and historic downtown. More...

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