June 9, 2007 RSS feed / Columnists

Michigan Politics

Term Limits Behind Lack of State Budget Progress

Among costly consequences of the long delay in resolving the state budget woes was the downgrading of Michigan's credit rating by all three Wall Street firms that determine how much the state pays to borrow money. More...

Nature Notes

A New Threat, West Nile Virus, Impacts Some Songbird Populations

Every morning during the spring, summer, and fall, I get up not long after the sun rises (sometimes before), and walk up the stairs behind my house up to the East Bluff to feed my horse. More...

A Look at History

Long Ago, Tourists Avoided Visiting Mackinac Island in June

Mackinac Island is crowded in June. Thousands of tourists flock to Main Street, Market Street, Fort Mackinac, Surrey Hills, Grand Hotel, and many other favorite destinations, however, June wasn't always this way on Mackinac Island. More...

Looking Back

115 Years Ago The St. Ignace News Saturday, June 4, 1892 Landlord Emerick of Mackinac Island was in St. Ignace yesterday. 90 Years Ago The St. More...

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

Mackinac was so beautiful this past week, as it welcomed members of the Greater Detroit Chamber of Commerce Mackinac Policy Conference, one of the largest to visit the Island. Temperatures were warm and balmy, with perfect days of sunshine. More...

Maintaining Your Health on Mackinac

Prevention and Treatment Are Keys To Combating Food Poisoning

Food poisoning is common. It is more common in the summer, when raw and cooked foods are left exposed and subjected to higher temperatures. More...

Horse Tales

A Lot of Money and Effort Go Into Bringing Hay to Mackinac Island

Once Mackinac's summer residents get their homes opened, lawns mowed, and flowers planted Memorial Day weekend, the horse addicts' concentration turns toward their equines arriving. More...

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