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'Michigan Matters': Protecting Our Most Valuable Resource ... Water

Three community acitivists — Peggy Case, Jim Lively and Liz Kirkwood — appeared on “Michigan Matters” and told host Carol Cain their thoughts on how the state is doing in in protecting our rivers, streams and lakes.  180 more words


State of Detroit Families - Dispatch From Mackinac, Part III

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By Sharlonda Buckman, CEO, Detroit Parent Network

This week in Brightmoor, at the site of the former Old Redford High School, a new Meijer store opened. 249 more words

Education Today

Macomb at Mackinac

Four days of policy, progress and fudge

Each spring as the state of Michigan shakes off the last of the winter chill, thousands of leaders from the public and private sector make the pilgrimage to an island known for its fudge, horse drawn carriages and a great white hotel.  589 more words

Make Macomb Your Home

Yesterday & Today on Mackinac Island

NE Mackinac Mackinaw Island MI 1930s, photo by Don … The UpNorth Memories Guy … Harrison

I think that it’s pretty clear that Mackinac Island, a living museum boasting an intact Colonial era fort along with many exhibition buildings, The Grand Hotel and other historic businesses and NO CARS, is Michigan’s coolest state park. 298 more words


An unexpected trip

Last month I found out that my grandmother has stage four lung cancer. If God doesn’t choose to extend her life through chemo or some other miraculous way, then she has three to six months to live the rest of her life here on Earth. 532 more words


Lilac Island: Mackinac Island's Lilacs & Lilac Festival

Fort Mackinac & Lilacs, photo by Steven Blair

The 66th annual Mackinac Island Lilac Festival starts tomorrow and runs through June 14th. It celebrates the Island’s historic varieties of lilacs (many from the Colonial era) and equestrian culture and is one of the Island’s biggest attractions. 337 more words


Michilimackinac and Pontiac's Rebellion

The Fort and the Bridge, photo by Joel Dinda

Mackinac State Historic Parks page on Colonial Michilimackinac says that:

French soldiers constructed the fortified community of Michilimackinac on the south side of the Straits of Mackinac in 1715.

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