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Gas Company Insists Mackinac Pipelines Are Safe Despite Worn-Away Covering

DAVID EGGERT, Associated Press
JOHN FLESHER, Associated Press

DELTA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Operators of twin oil pipelines beneath the swirling waterway where Lakes Huron and Michigan converge insisted Monday they remain structurally sound even though an outer layer of protective covering has worn away in some places, while skeptics said the deterioration is further evidence the lines should be shut down. 624 more words


March 3, 1875: Mackinac National Park & Fort Mackinac

Old Fort from pasture field, Macinac Island, Mich., courtesy Library of Congress

“Mackinac is a place largely visited by people from all parts of our country, and I take it from many foreign lands. 423 more words


Go Outside...

So hobbies come in all shapes, sizes, colors and flavors.  There really aren’t a lot of rules about what determines a hobby.  Well, that’s not exactly true… There are a few guidelines: 1,046 more words


The 108th Race to Mackinac Island

Three summers ago my boyfriend invited me to come out and sail on his teams boat: Edge. I had absolutely no exposure to the sailing world in the past, and between trying to squeeze in hang-outs with all of my college friends before the real world hit and working as a production assistant for my brother, I didn’t actually make it out to the boat until the 2015 season. 926 more words


Scenic view near the end of Wilderness Park Drive

Early morning along the edge of Lake Michigan and the Mackinac Straits.  The full 5-mile stretch of the Mackinac Bridge connecting the tips of Michigan’s lower and upper peninsulas are seen here, along with a passing gull.   22 more words


Mackinaw, Mackinac, and Sault Ste. Marie

I was able to sneak away for a weekend trip to visit some of the most popular tourist destinations in Michigan. It ended up being cool and a bit rainy, but we were able to make the best of it. 12 more words