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News

Good Governance, Community Participation Drive Goodman

Encouraging people to be active in their local governments, to learn and ask questions of their community leaders is fundamental to George Goodman, a seasonal resident of Mackinac Island. For 22 years, Mr. More...

1st Congressional Race Too Close to Call; One to Watch

For people south of Traverse City, the sheer immensity of the size of Michigan’s First Congressional District is difficult to grasp. More...

Sierra Club Loses Lawsuit Against Line 5 Permit

The Sierra Club lost its appeal Thursday, June 30, of an October 2015 federal court ruling, when a federal judge dismissed the club’s lawsuit against the U.S. Forest Service. More...

Letters

Community Shows Its Support When Help Is Needed

To the Editor:   Mackinac Island is first and foremost a community. This was experienced firsthand recently, when our fire system went off and hundreds of gallons of water went all through Ste. Anne’s Church. More...

City of Mackinac Island

Drones Regulated in All Areas; Ferry Ordinance Clarified

Drones are now regulated everywhere on Mackinac Island and can only be flown with permission from the city and state park. More...

Memorial Will Honor Civil War Soldiers

American Legion Post 299 is planning a new memorial in Veterans Park to honor the Civil War soldiers from Mackinac Island. Paul Wandrie, the former post commander, has spearheaded the project.  More...

People

WEDDING

Rearick, Saul Marry

Katie Rearick and Rachel Saul were married in a 4 p.m. More...

Columnists

Michigan Politics

The Staying Power of Issue Advocacy

As noted here periodically, 2003-2011 Governor Jennifer Granholm has had numerous high-visibility national roles in the years since her gubernatorial service. More...

Nature Notes

Island Forests Thinning Owing To Disease, Spruce Budworms

This spring and summer, as I’ve been riding or walking in the woods of Mackinac, I noted how open it seemed. More...

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

People came from far and near to enjoy a beautiful weekend of Fourth of July festivities on Mackinac. More...

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