July 19, 2008 RSS feed / Columnists

Will Great Lakes Water Protection Policies Include Groundwater?

Michigan Politics

There is concern in some circles that the Great Lakes Compact, the anti-diversion pact sent to Congress last week after Michigan was the last state to approve it, might fail on Capitol Hill because thirsty states have more clout than the lakes stat More...

Looking Back

90 Years Ago The St. More...

Chicago-Mackinac Yachters Celebrate 100th Race Up Lake Michigan

A Look at History

As the Chicago Yacht Club welcomes an unprecedented count of more than 400 sailing vessels to the 100th running of the Chicago to Mackinac Race, the world's longest wind-powered race on fresh water, the minds of many racers and their friends may be More...

Caffeine Is Now Being Added to Products in Surprising Ways

Maintaining Your Health on Mackinac

Caffeine is a stimulant. It is methylxanthine, a substance that, when ingested, rapidly traverses the blood-brain barrier to diminish neuro-chemical transmission at brain receptor sites for adenosine. More...

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

What a glorious morning, Wednesday, July 16, for our visitors to enjoy. The sky is a heavenly blue, shining down on our beautiful Mackinac, where the flower gardens are at their peak in an array of vivid colors and the lawns of velvet green. More...

Recreation Department To Offer Sports Camps

The Mackinac Island Recreation Department will offer two children's sports programs in August. Youth basketball camp will begin Monday, August 11. The three-day camp is from 9 a.m. More...

Mulching Has Both Benefits and Drawbacks to Gardeners

Nature Notes

To mulch, or not to mulch, that is the question. Well, at least that is one question. The question of mulching first came up early this summer. More...

Horse Tales

Horses Will Show Their Attributes at 2008 Breed Show

Thursday, July 24, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., there will be an informational type of horse showing at Great Turtle Park. No ribbons presented, because they're all winners. More...

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