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Donations Needed To Support Cutter Mackinaw Museum

The Mackinaw City Village Council agreed to provide a temporary historical marker to draw attention to the recently decommissioned Coast Guard Cutter More...

Top Anglers To Earn Prizes in St. Ignace Salmon Derby

Cash prizes will be offered to more fishermen who participate in the fourth annual St. Ignace Salmon Derby Saturday, August 26, and Sunday, August 27. More...

City Council Grants Approval for Construction at Ste. Anne's

The Court House gables and louvers in the cupola, which are rotting, will be replaced with Mackinac Island City Council approving a bid for approximately $28,000 for the work at its Wednesday, August 16 meeting. More...

Island School Hires New Teacher

Just two weeks after hiring Roger Schrock to fill the position of superintendent, the Mackinac Island Board of Education has also hired a high school social studies teacher to replace Jessica Clark, who resigned at the end of July to join her husband More...

Windermere Hotel To Host Reception for CMU Endowed Speaker Series Aug. 29

A reception to raise money for an endowed speaker series at Central Michigan University, named after the late Senator Philip Hart and former Michigan Governor William Milliken, both of Mackinac Island, will be held at Windermere Hotel Tuesday, August More...

The Art of the Guitar

Roger Humphrey performed a guitar concert at Ste. Anne's Catholic Church Sunday, August 13, as part of the More...

Islanders from 'Heart of Mackinac' Read at Community Event

The lines of Walt Whitman, Robert Frost, and even giggle poet Ken Nesbitt filled Mission Church for Mackinac Associates' first Community Poetry Reading. More...

Newest Fort Mackinac Display Dedicated to Frank Fitzgerald

Frank Fitzgerald loved Mackinac Island and Fort Mackinac, and even more, he loved sharing the history of the Fort with those who visited the National Historic Landmark, say his family and friends. More...

Whitefish Cakes Make for a Perfect Local Appetizer or Entree

Sauteed Smoked Whitefish Cakes with Mustard Vinaigrette More...

Men Gather to Enjoy Little Stone Church Breakfast Each Week

The last Little Stone Church Men's Breakfast of the season was held Thursday, August More...

Jeff Daniels In 'Da Moonlight'

Jeff Daniels does a funny pose for guest photographs at More...

50th Anniversary

Jerry and Shirley Gibbs of Sidney, Ohio, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary at Grand Hotel over the August 18 weekend with their son and daughter-in-law, Chris and Deb Gibbs of Maplewood, Ohio, and their family. More...

Switchback Brings Celtic Music to Windermere Point August 16

Switchback, a Celtic and Americana band from Oakbrook, More...

Man Suffers Fall, Head Injuries Near Devil's Kitchen August 22

A 19-year-old man fell approximately 50 feet from a limestone cliff near Devil's Kitchen Tuesday, August 22, and was airlifted by the U.S. Coast Guard to Petoskey with head injuries. More...

Hickory Sticks In Play August 18 at Wawashkamo

Eighteen players participated in the Hickory Stick Shootout Friday, August 18, at Wawashkamo Golf Club, with two groups of 14 playing holes 1, 5, 6, and 9. More...

Community Celebration Highlights Foundation Accomplishments

"We won"t be here 50 to 100 years from now to see the true benefits, but our funds will be here, and our foundation will be here, and, because of us, Mackinac Island"s future will have the resources it needs to survive," said Wesley Maurer, Jr., chai More...

Trash to Treasure: West Bluff Yard Sale Raises Over $3,000

The annual West Bluff Yard Sale, held on Friday, August 11, raised more than $3,000 for More...

Ambulance Runs Down, City Expenditures on the Rise

The finance and public safety committees met in a dual meeting Thursday, August 10, to discuss the state of things as the season winds down and summer moves into fall. More...

Students Kick Off New Year with Back-to-School Barbecue Party

The opening bell at Mackinac Island Public School will ring at 8:20 a.m. Tuesday, September 5, and, following a morning of orientation, students will be released from class at 11:30 a.m. More...

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