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1st Distric Pols Fight for Conservative Label

Michigan Politics

As they engaged in a hot GOP primary that ended in a near dead heat, winner Dr. Dan Benishek of Crystal Falls, and Senator Jason Allan of Alanson, who decided not to seek a recount of his 15-vote loss, dominated media coverage.   More...

Group of Mackinac Island Music Festival Artists Shares Michigan Roots

Artists played unplugged sets and rocked out at the Pink Pony and other Island venues at the sixth annual Mackinac Island Music Festival Tuesday, August 17, through Thursday, August 19. More...

After Days of Darkness, Round Island Lighthouse Is Repaired

For a few days from Wednesday, August 18, to Monday, August 23, the light at Round Island Lighthouse went mysteriously dark.   More...

Gallagher Golf Outing Is Sept. 4

The Mark Gallagher scholarship golf outing will be at 3 p.m. Saturday, September 4, at Wawashkamo Golf Club. The event concludes with dinner and prizes.   More...

Rendezvous Powwow This Weekend

Featuring authentic Native American dancing to the beats of several drum groups, historical reenactments from the French fur trading days, and numerous vendors selling an array of traditional wares and food, the fourth annual Rendezvous at the Strai More...

Confection Inspires Creative Dishes at Festival

chocolate fudge, cream cheese, cucumber, jalape├▒o, avocado, and a peanut butter wasabi glaze. More...

Island School Will Collect 7.1 Mills; Holstrom Hired as Aide

Mackinac Island Public School's millage rate was set at 7.1 mills, a paraprofessional aide was hired, and a drivers education class was discussed at the school board meeting Thursday, August 19. More...

Noise From Party Tent Prompts City, Inn Meeting

Music coming from a seasonal tent at the Inn at Stonecliffe has become louder since the outdoor structure was approved by the Planning Commission in 2006, say neighbors, and now the Street Committee wants to meet with the property's general manager, More...

Local Bat Found To Be Infected With Rabies

A rabid bat found on Mackinac Island last week and another discovered in Cedarville in late July do not indicate a rise in the disease among area bats, but district health officials are cautioning people to be careful around the animals and to get t More...

Daytime Closures Set for Airport

The Mackinac Island Airport will be closed from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday, September 13, through Friday, September 17. Contractors will be making repairs to the runway. More...

Skutt, North Feat Raises $800+

More than $800 was raised for the St. Ignace fireworks fund and the oncology department at Mackinac Straits Health System in St. More...

Mackinac Island Fudge Festival

7 Winners Find Gold Tickets

Seven families were lucky enough to find the surprise of a golden ticket in their fudge boxes during the Mackinac Island Fudge Festival Saturday, August 21. More...

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