October 7, 2006 RSS feed / Columnists

Michigan Politics

Governor Enjoys Pasty Meal With Tourism Talk

Michigan, after sadly lagging in its tourist promotion budget in recent years, tripled efforts this year to $20 million. Governor Jennifer Granholm says another $10 million is needed. More...


It is the beginning of the special season of autumn, when the trees on Mackinac take on the splendor of the turning of the leaves into radiant fall colors of reds, bronze, yellow, and gold. It is very picturesque in all of their loveliness. More...

A Look at History

40 Years Ago, Daniel J. Morrell Foundered in Wild Storm

Most Mackinac Islanders remember the story of the Edmund Fitzgerald, More...

Maintaining Your Health on Mackinac

Heartburn Can Be a Potentially Serious Problem

Heartburn is an uncomfortable, burning sensation felt in the upper abdomen, lower chest, and throat, commonly after overindulging in a large meal, alcohol, or spicy foods. More...


Saddle Seats Give Riders A Different Position on the Horse

The late Robert Doud often would say to me, "What goes around comes around." It certainly can be applied to the horse world, and the Island. More...

Nature Notes

Island Continues Battle With Invasive Norway Maples, Periwinkle

So far this year, I've not mentioned any of the invasive species at Mackinac. More...

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