October 6, 2007 RSS feed / Columnists

Michigan Politics

1836 Treaty Gets Historic Clarification in Michigan

Much was made of last week's historic deal between General Motors (GM) and the United Auto Workers (UAW) that reflected current economic realities, 70 years after a 44- day strike led to the UAW gaining power to bargain exclusively with GM on wages More...

Nature Notes

Honeybee Hives Consist of Queen, Workers, and Drones

A couple of weeks ago, I spent a lovely afternoon with one of our Island residents, who said, "I have more workers than anyone else on the Island. They are foreign and mostly female." He was referring to his bees. More...

Maintaining Your Health on Mackinac

Tune Up Your Mind and Body To Prepare for Winter Activities

The weather this summer has been wonderful. We had a Mackinac mix of sunshine, warm rain, and invigorating breezes. Last winter was, for this area, relatively mild - a short lake freeze and not enough snow. More...

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

The season of fall is fast approaching, when the trees in the woodlands take on the radiant colors of yellow, orange, and deep red. More...

A Look at History

Rev. Humbard

In the early 1970s, "Brother Rex," the Reverend Alpha Rex Emmanuel Humbard, was the largest private landowner on Mackinac Island. The Protestant minister died Friday, September 21, 2007, at his home in Florida. More...

HORSE TALES

Last month, I received a very interesting packet in the mail from a reader in the Upper Peninsula. It turns out that this avid fan of The St. Ignace News and the Mackinac Island Town Crier is no stranger. More...

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