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Straits Pipeline Meeting Is August 12 at Island’s Community Hall

Continuing dialogue about the Enbridge Line 5 Pipeline that runs under the Straits of Mackinac, a community forum is planned for Wednesday, August 12, from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Community Hall on Market Street. More...

Mackinac Arts Council Fundraiser Cruise Is August 13

A Riding the Wave fundraiser  cruise will take place Thursday, August 13, aboard the Isle  Royale Queen III. Music will be provided by singer/songwriter  Jetty Rae of Charlevoix. Tickets cost $200 and the pro-   More...

Professional Opera Singers Will Perform on Island

Residents and visitors on Mackinac Island will get the chance to experience a powerful operatic performance of selections from Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s “Don Giovanni,” during a concert scheduled at the Grand Hotel Theater Tuesday, More...

Columnists

Michigan Politics

Candidate Lon Johnson: Close Straits Oil Pipeline

In his bid to replace 1st District U.S. Representative Dan Benishek (R-Iron River), former Democratic State Chairman Lon Johnson last week called for immediate closing of the aging oil pipeline under the Mackinac Straits. More...

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

It was a busy week on Mackinac with many visitors enjoying our beautiful Island. The weather was very nice and the flowers all over Mackinac are absolutely outstanding, especially the Mackinac hollyhocks. More...

Maintaining Your Health on Mackinac

Multiple Sclerosis Presents A Spectrum of Challenges, Symptoms

Multiple sclerosis (MS) affects about 400,000 people in the United States, twice as many women as men. More...

Paving May Be Ahead for Mackinac Island’s M-185

The possible repaving of M- 185 between the western end of the boardwalk near Mackinac Island Public School and the water filtration plant at Mission Point was discussed by the Streets and Sidewalks Committee Thursday, July 30. More...

‘Don Giovanni’ to Be Presented Tuesday

Professional opera singers will perform a concert version of the Soo Opera’s adaptation of Mozart’s “Don Giovanni” at Grand Hotel Wednesday, August 12, at 5 p.m. More...

People

WEDDING

Robert Meyer, Kent Wieber

Kent Wieber and Robert Meyer, both of Lansing, were united in marriage Tuesday, July 7, 2015, at 7 p.m. at Leslie Court Gardens on Mackinac Island with Tom Marx officiating.  Nancy May stood up for Mr. Wieber and Jan Sager stood up for Mr. More...

Obituaries

Loren Horn

Loren W. Horn, 63, a lifelong resident of Mackinac Island, passed away Saturday evening August 1, 2015.  He was born October 31, 1951, to Archie and Roma (nee Squires) Horn in Petoskey.  More...

Sports

Mackinac Island, Alma College Host Volleyball Camp

Sarah Dehring, Mackinac Island graduate and Alma College volleyball coach, hosted a volleyball clinic Tuesday, August 4, and Wednesday, August 5. on Mackinac Island. More than 60 athletes attended the clinic from Mackinac Island, St. More...

Basketball Camps Provide Great Learning Experiences to Youngsters

Becoming a better athlete doesn’t happen overnight, but attending a camp with Mike Devlin at the Mackinac Island Public School Monday, August 10, through Thursday, August 13, could give youngsters a good start.  More...

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