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Forum Discusses Next Steps for Oil Pipeline Under the Straits

“Where should the pipeline be?”  More...

Local Blackhawk Training Canceled

A Blackhawk helicopter military maneuver scheduled for Mackinac Island Saturday and Sunday, August 8 and 9, was canceled, according to Dennis Bradley at the Mackinac Island Airport.   More...

Split Line Knocks Out Power

Power was lost to 170 services last weekend, darkening buildings on Main Street and past the marina to Church Street, according to Cloverland Electric Cooperative. More...

Davis of ‘The Voice’ to Perform Thursday Night at Marquette Park

Singer Joshua Davis, a recent contestant on the television show “The Voice,” will perform in Marquette Park Thursday, August 20, at 7 p.m. as part of the Mackinac Art Council’s summer concert series. More...

Friday Program Teaches About Bat Conservation

The Organization for Bat Conservation will come to the Mackinac Island Public Library Friday, August 14, to provide people with a hands-on learning experience with live bats and to educate people about white nose syndrome, which is threatening the li More...

Eight Sailboats Participate in Inaugural Mac To Mac Race

Eight sailboats raced from Mackinac Island to the Mackinac Bridge and back in the inaugural Mission Point Mac to Mac Regatta Saturday, August 8. More...

Tiny City Display Is Made Up of More Than One Million Blocks

Legos are not only the building blocks for creativity, but are responsible for the expansion of Liberty Lego Display in the Bicycle Street Shops on Main Street.  More...

Stingels Place High in Les Cheneaux Antique Wooden Boat Show

The 28-foot, triple-cockpit Hacker-Craft runabout Shooting Star took best of show at the Les Cheneaux Antique Wooden Boat Show and Festival of Arts Saturday, August 8. More...

Youth Aided Near Arch Rock

The Mackinac Island Fire Department (MIFD) rescued a 15- year-old Ortonville boy who was stranded on a cliff near Arch Rock Saturday afternoon, August 8. The call came in at about 1:20 p.m. More...

Fudge Festival Highlights Island’s Favorite Confection

“I love to create things,” said Winston Campbell, a Sanders Candy fudge maker in his fifth season. Mr. More...

‘Soldiers of the King’ Program Set for Mackinaw City Fort

Colonial Michilimackinac’s summer-long 300th anniversary celebration will conclude this weekend Saturday, August 15, and Sunday, August 16, with a special program about the region’s British military history titled “Soldiers of the K More...

Allen, Beacom to Sing at Little Stone Church Service Sunday

Glenn Allen and Karen Beacom, who performed in the Mozart opera “Don Giovanni” at Grand Hotel Tuesday, August 11, will be featured during the Sunday, August 16, worship service at Little Stone Church.  More...

Jay Barch’s House Party Teaches Children A Love of Pottery

Jay Barch of Mackinac Mud Pottery hosted a pottery party for children and adults Sunday, August 9, at his Woodbluff home. Here, Mr. More...

Wawashkamo Golf Club Hosts Hickory Stick Classic Saturday

Golfers dressed in Victorianera attire will play in the Wawashkamo Golf Club’s National   Hickory Stick Classic Saturday, August 15.  Opened in 1898, Wawashkamo is one of Michigan’s oldest active golf courses.  More...

Fort Holmes, Repeatedly Reconstructed
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