August 4, 2007 RSS feed / Columnists

Michigan Politics

High Court Cripples, Ridicules State Environment Act

Environmental champion Joan Wolfe was not crying wolf when she warned that the legal showdown over Nestle's Ice Mountain bottling operation in Mecosta County put the landmark 1970 Michigan Environmental Protection Act in jeopardy. More...

Nature Notes

Shore Flowers Produce Colorful Border at Water's Edge

A couple of weeks ago, some folks from the Weather Channel called and said that they were coming to the Island to do a story, and thought it would be nice to include a segment on wild flowers of Mackinac. More...

Horse Tales

Islanders Concoct Own Remedies To Combat Flies

It is a known fact that the flies that come to Mackinac Island love the horses more than they do the fudge. At certain times in the summer, these pests seem to come in from all directions, south, east, west, and even north. More...


It was a magnificent sight as a radiant, star-filled sky suddenly burst into a beautiful fireworks display as folks lined the boardwalk on Lakeshore Drive. It was a gorgeous summer night on Mackinac, Saturday, July 28. More...

Maintaining Your Health on Mackinac

Three Medical Options Offer Solutions for Obesity

In 2001, the Surgeon General's report noted that illness associated with obesity had cost the United States $117 billion in the previous year. More...

A Look at History

Mackinac Island Offers Several Modern Paved Bicycle Trails

This summer, the state of Michigan is rebuilding the old Michigan Central railroad rightof way from Gaylord to Mackinaw City as a 10-footwide bicycle trail. More...

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