April 15, 2006 RSS feed / Columnists

Michigan Politics

DeVos' Spending Boosts Standing

"I wouldn't be surprised if it went beyond $100 million." More...

Nine Businesses Renew Licenses

Nine Mackinac Island businesses have received license renewals to operate horses on Mackinac Island State Park roads. Their license applications were approved by the Mackinac Island State Park Commission Wednesday, March 22. More...

A Look at History

Archaeology Reveals Early Use of Tea, Coffee in Straits Area

Many Mackinac Islanders will remember doing their grocery shopping at the old A & P store in St. Ignace. More...

Island to Island

Where Do the Students Come To Play? Jamaica

Spring break 2006 could be one answer to the question "where do the children play," but it's a playground for teenagers. More...

Looking Back

115 Years Ago The St. Ignace News April 4 to April 25, 1891 More...

Maintaining Your Health on Mackinac

Primary Lung Cancer Does Occur in Nonsmokers

Primary lung cancer, that is, cancer originating in the lung, is thought to be so closely tied to smoking so that there is surprise when cases are reported in nonsmokers. More...

Nature Notes

Island Residents Report Welcome Sounds of Spring

Amonth or so ago a friend of mine came to the Island for a winter visit. She commented to me, over lunch, how much she enjoyed hearing the crows call in the morning and how it reminded her of spring. More...

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

May your Easter season be filled with an abundance of happiness and good health. More...

Auction Action Can Teach Much About Draft Horses

When I last left readers, it was a wintry day in February and I was headed for the Great Lakes Draft Horse sale at Michigan State University. I learned a great deal by observing scores of these heavy horses close at hand. More...

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