May 31, 2008 RSS feed / Columnists

Michigan Politics

Washington, Lansing Fail Great Lakes Waters

For those concerned about the Great Lakes and waters that feed them, it's a time to be wary of the ways of Washington and Lansing. More...

Nature Notes

Spring Brings the Return of Both Mushrooms and Mammals

As I mentioned in last week's paper, I find that spring is quite an exciting time in the natural world, as things change so quickly; the spring flowers bursting forth and fading, to be replaced by laterblooming flowers, the appearance of some of th More...

Maintaining Your Health on Mackinac

Awareness of Salt Intake Can Prove Beneficial to Health

One of the more common buzzwords relating to blood pressure among the health conscious is sodium. The prevailing dietary faith seems to be that less is better. Salt, as most of us know it and use it, is sodium chloride. More...

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

Bright, blue sunny skies greeted the many folks who came to enjoy Mackinac over the holiday weekend. Main Street appeared very busy, with much bicycle traffic. Ste. Anne's was filled to capacity Sunday, May 25, for both the 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. More...

A Look at History

Railroad Investment Helped Make Mackinac Island What It Is Today

In my hometown in the American Midwest, railroad workers this Memorial Day weekend of 2008 are tearing up the old railroad tracks that go through downtown. More...

All About Rain Rot and Other Skin Ailments of Horses

There is nothing like the shiny, sleek coat of a healthy horse. More...

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