June 21, 2008 RSS feed / Columnists

Michigan Politics

Groundwater: Public Trust or Product for Sale?

That ex-Governors Bill Milliken and Jim Blanchard lack their former clout in Lansing is underscored as they and an outmanned not-so-now-merry band of environmentalists buck a tide of powerful interests in the Legislature's latest debate on water la More...

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

Following a brief shower Sunday, June 15, the brilliant sun came out, just in time for everyone to enjoy the Lilac Parade. From Mission Point to Windermere Point, the streets were lined, awaiting the 59th annual Lilac Parade. More...

Language of Stamps Once Celebrated Straits of Mackinac

A Look at History

We're coming up on the 50th anniversary of the dedication of the Mackinac Bridge. More...

Yellow Lady's Slippers Bloom in Abundance on Island

Nature Notes

This year the yellow lady's slippers ( Cypripedium calceolus) have bloomed in great abundance throughout the hardwood and mixed forest of the Island. There are even a few growing in open places and along the bluffs. More...

Looking Back

90 Years Ago The St. Ignace News Thursday, June 20, 1918 Rt. Rev. Frederick Eis of Marquette confirmed a large class at St. Ann's church Sunday morning. Mrs. W.S. McArthur and family of Chicago arrived Tuesday. More...

World of Horse Racing Covers Wide Range of Events

"You can eat your betting money, but never bet your eating money." - Racetrack Maxim It has been said racing really began when rival desert chiefs kept their horses thirsty, and released them at a set distance to a watering hole. More...

Spirituality Gaining Credibility as Way To Improve Health

Maintaining Your Health on Mackinac

The intimate connections between the human body and the spirit have been known as far back as thousands of years. Ancient practices across nations and cultures have always emphasized combinations of the physical, mental, and spiritual. More...

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