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Grand Garden Show Begins This Sunday

Garden tours, seminars and talks by celebrity gardeners P. Allen Smith and Laura LeBoutilliere will be features of the fifth annual Grand Garden Show this Sunday, August 27, through Tuesday, August 29, at Grand Hotel. More...

Hornet Wins ‘Best of 40’ Showcase Award at 40th Annual Boat Show

Hornet, a 28-foot Gar Wood runabout owned by Jay and Janet Stingel of Mackinac Island and Nashville, was honored with the Best Showcase Boat award during the 40th annual Les Cheneaux Islands Antique Wooden Boat Show and Festival of Arts Saturday, Aug More...

Public Meeting Calendar

Tuesday, August 29 • Building and Grounds Committee, 3:15 p.m., City Hall. • Finance Committee, 3:45 p.m., City Hall. Wednesday, August 30 • City Council, 4 p.m., City Hall. Tuesday, September 12 More...

New Tourism Bureau Building Gets Approval From Council

A plan for renovation and expansion of the Mackinac Island Tourism Bureau visitors center won approval from the City Council Wednesday, August 16, clearing the way for a zoning application and reviews by the Mackinac Island Planning Commission and Hi More...

Airport To Close for Resurfacing

The Mackinac Island Airport runway will be closed for five days in September for repairs and resurfacing to correct premature weathering of the paved runway.  More...

Columnists

DeVos and McDaniel Are on Target

Michigan Politics

Two former chairwomen of the Michigan GOP, both members of prominent state political families, have significant roles in Washington, thanks to President Donald Trump, and are saying the right things on the current controversy about race relations. More...

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

Once again, the weather has been mixed. We had some beautiful warm days, but also some heavy rain. Gardens all over town are very lush. More...

HORSE TALES

Mackinac’s Hardworking Horses: Kudos to the Horse Force

The last lingering days of August on Mackinac have arrived. It’s time to pay some attention to the horses that have had a full season in the equine industry on Mackinac Island. More...

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