June 10, 2006 RSS feed / Columnists

Michigan Politics

Who Funds Campaigns? We Find Out Too Late

The traditional start of a full blown gubernatorial campaign is Labor Day. This year's election is five months away. More...

A Look at History

License Plates as We Know Them Are No Older Than the Motorcar

The City of Mackinac Island and the Mackinac Island State Historic Parks have both contributed to the rich history of bicycle and carriage license plates on Mackinac Island. More...

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

Mackinac is a paradise in color. Cadotte Avenue on the way to Grand Hotel is a lilac lane, with every variety ranging from white lilacs, variegated, double whites, and those in the darkest of deep purple. More...

Nature Notes

Brilliant Coloration Is Not To Impress People: It's for the Birds

Almost every morning, when I head up the East Bluff to feed my horse, I hear the birds singing in the trees. Lately, as I've looked up to spot them, I've been struck by the myriad colors found in the bird world. More...

For Children, Summer on Island Will Be Enhanced by Equestrian Events

"The horses are back! The horses are back at the barn." More...

Maintaining Your Health on Mackinac

Alzheimer's Disease Is Most Common Form of Senile Dementia

In 1906, a German physician, Alois Alzheimer, described abnormal plaques and tangles in the brain of a 55-year-old woman who had died after spending the last years of her life in a mental institution. More...

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