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Dan Musser Resigns From Board of Public Works After 35 Years

R. Daniel Musser Jr. resigned January 1 as chairman of the Mackinac Island Board of Public Works, and the city council has appointed F. Tom Lewand to replace him. Mr. More...

Foundation Taking Grant Applications

With approximately $104,000 available in spring grant money for nonprofit organizations, the Mackinac Island Community Foundation will make grant applications available beginning Wednesday, March 1. More...

Island Students Show Spirit

Mackinac Island Public School celebrated Spirit Week Monday, January 30, through Friday, February 3, in team fashion with students in grades eight through 12. Activities included a dress-up day and identification of foods while blindfolded. More...

Judge Ned Fenlon Honored for 1935 Efforts

Former Legislator Lauded by Police

Judge Ned Fenlon, 102, was honored by the Michigan State Police Tuesday, January 3, for his work as a legislator of establishing the police agency as an independent state department in 1935. More...

School Senior Tyler Finkel Studies in Japan

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City Explores Ferry Subsidizing

During a brief meeting of the city More...

Students Enjoy ‘Fun and Slippery Challenge’ of Island Skiing

Experiencing their first winter on Mackinac Island, the school More...

Record January Warmth Stalls Ice Bridge

A view from behind Grand Hotel looking out into the Straits of Mackinac, still devoid of ice in late January. January ended as a record-setting month for warm temperatures here. On January 27, Sault Ste. More...

Students Raffle Painting

The Class of 2006 is raising funds for their senior class trip to Arizona in May by raffling off a painting. Ten seniors are slated to be graduated this spring. The raffle painting is entitled More...

Island Featured on ‘The View’

Mackinac Island was featured on ABC More...

Study Explores Integrating Ambulance, Island Medical Center To Generate Funds

A study is being conducted to determine if integrating the Mackinac Island Medical Center with ambulance operations on the Island will generate more money. More...

Mark Gallagher Scholarship Dinner Set for February 28

The sixth annual Mark Gallagher Scholarship dinner will be Tuesday, February 28, at Community Hall at 5 p.m. and will be followed by community bingo. More...

City Asks Park Commission To Set Lower Speed Limit

By Karen Gould The Mackinac Island State Park Commission, meeting Friday, January 27, in Lansing, told the City of Mackinac Island it has no control over the speed limits in the park, but offered to see if they could be lowered. More...

Island City Council Rejects DNR Land Swap Proposal

Council Addresses Island-wide Speed Limit Issue

During a brief 25-minute Mackinac Island City Council meeting Wednesday, January 18, Council unanimously denied a proposal from the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to swap land at Mission Point with the city. More...

Two Island Hotels Make Top 500

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New Horror Movie ‘Hostel’ Has Ties to Mackinac Island

Nathan Barr, a Los Angeles film composer whose family has a cottage on the West Bluff, has his latest work in the new horror film, More...

New Cottage Gets OK for Hubbard’s Annex

Construction is slated to begin this spring on a singlestory home in Hubbard More...

Tourism Bureau’s New Logo Highlights Horse Culture

The Mackinac Island Tourism Bureau has a new logo that highlights the Island More...

8,500 Miles From Home: Exchange Student Comes From Bangkok

Gap Supeechar Sapruang of Thailand Loves Daily Snowmobile Excursion

Home for Gap Supeechar Sapruang is Bangkok, Thailand, on the other side of the international dateline and more than 8,500 miles from Mackinac Island, where she is an exchange student. More...

Islanders Celebrate Long Days of Winter

The 30th Annual Mackinac Island Winter Festival began with Mayor Margaret Doud crowning Snow Queen Brenda Bunker Friday, February 3. Ms. Bunker was the city More...

Get Together Set for February 25

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Hallmark Cards To Feature Island

Scenes from Mackinac Island will soon grace the front of Hallmark greeting cards, with officials from Hallmark, Inc. of Kansas City, Missouri, visiting the Island in mid-February. More...

New Medical Exhibit To Open in May at Fort

Exploring 19th century medicine, diseases, and injuries at Fort Mackinac is the subject of a new exhibit entitled, "Military Medicine at Mackinac. More...

Students To Attend Board Meeting

The Mackinac Island school board will meet at 2 p.m. Thursday, February 23, to allow students to attend the meeting. More...

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