May 24, 2008 RSS feed / Columnists

Michigan Politics

Spirited Congressional Races in Store for 2008

This year's GOP challenge of five-term Senator Carl Levin shapes up as another Mission Improbable, but Michigan faces some of its most spirited challenges of congressional incumbents in decades. More...

Nature Notes

The Arrival of Spring Brings Feathered Friends to Feeders

Spring is one of those wonderful times, when the natural world seems to be in constant change. Every day new plants spring up out of the ground and begin to bloom, while others fade away. More...

A Look at History

Cass Runs as Michigan Man for President in 1848; Leaves Legacy

In a previous column, readers learned about the early history of Lewis Cass, the early Michigan leader who is commemorated by a unique historic marker on Mackinac Island's East Bluff. More...

Maintaining Your Health on Mackinac

Myths and Misconceptions Have Followed Subject of Sugar for Years

Carbohydrates are substances containing carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen, bonded together in units of increasing complexity, from simple sugars to starch and complex carbohydrates, the most familiar of which is pasta. More...

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

Let us pay respect to all our veterans this Memorial Day, and honor them for their service to our country. Cold temperatures ushered in the weekend of May 16, when the Zoo-de-Mackinac bike riders arrived for their annual visit to the Island. More...

Looking Back

115 Years Ago The St. Ignace News Saturday, May 20, 1893 Seven soldiers passed through the city on Thursday for Fort Mackinac. They came from Columbus, Ohio. St. Ignace - Frank A. Daniels received a car of lumber this past week. More...

In Horse Society, There Is Always a Leader, and a Guard Horse

Horses housed in groups (just like people) prefer some to others.

Horses, like people, fall into relationships. The dynamics are ever changing. Horses are, by nature, used to living in herds. More...

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