April 12, 2008 RSS feed / Columnists

Michigan Politics

No News Is Not Good News

"Thank God for newspapers." - Columnist William Powers, National Journal magazine Thanks, indeed, across the land - from New York, from Detroit, from northern Michigan. More...

Nature Notes

Deer and Crossbills Make Interesting Sightings on the Island

As I write this column, it's still winter, although according to the calendar, it should be spring. It's still the quiet time of the year here; however, there is a feeling of expectation in the air. More...

Miniature Horses Can Help People with Socializing and Healing

Miniature horses and their devotees are on the upswing. They can be found all over the world, including Mackinac Island. In the 1990s, several of them lived on Market Street, behind the Alford's drugstore complex. More...

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

Spring is the season of awakening on Mackinac, when everything becomes alive following an old-fashioned winter that brought loads of snow and frigid temperatures. The Island was so beautiful, resembling a winter wonderland. More...

A Look at History

French Lane Is a Reminder of Mackinac Island's Heritage

One of Mackinac Island's most unique back streets is French Lane, a narrow pedestrian way that stretches down from Market Street to Main Street above the Star Line ferry dock. More...

Maintaining Your Health on Mackinac

Knowledge About Good Health Leads To Making Positive Choices

Your good health is your most important asset. Day to day, you don't dwell on it. You're busy with everything else, job, family, all the things you want to do, and things you must get done. More...

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