June 16, 2007 RSS feed / Columnists

Michigan Politics

It's 'Bash Bart' Time in Lansing and D.C.

Four Michigan Democrats have high profile roles in Capitol Hill's oversight of the beleaguered Bush Administration. Republicans on two fronts last week attacked the most junior of them, Representative Bart Stupak of Menominee. More...

Horse Tales

Horse Lovers Have Plenty To Enjoy This Summer on the Island

This weekend the Island begins the summer season in earnest. Now that the Lilac Festival is already underway, activities are building daily. More...

Nature Notes

Could Popular Legend of 300-Year-Old Lilacs on Mackinac Be True?

This past week has been the annual "Lilac Festival" here on Mackinac. The festival has been going on since 1949, and was established to encourage people to come and enjoy our beautiful lilacs. More...


Under brilliant blue skies and warm temperatures, crowds of visitors came to our beautiful Island this past week to view the magnificent lilac trees, many of which were brought over by the early missionary fathers. More...

Maintaining Your Health on Mackinac

Long Flights Can Increase Your Chance of Having a Blood Clot

It is becoming more common - the reporting of sudden collapse, and in some cases unexpected sudden death, of individuals on long airline flights. More...

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