August 30, 2008 RSS feed / Columnists

Women Make Inroads on Judicial Benches

Michigan Politics

Women The seal of the Michigan Supreme Court and other judicial bodies features a robed woman with a blindfold holding the scales of justice. But getting women elected to actually judge from on the bench has been a slow process. More...

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

Following the heavy rainfall of last week, never have I seen the Island so clean and very beautiful. Crossing from St. Ignace, we could see that Mackinac stood proud and green. The tall trees took on a fresh look of green. More...

Mackinac Island Summers Provide Abundant Fun with Horses

Living on Mackinac Island is unique, and living where we do, at Easterly Cottage with four horses, is certainly unconventional. Nevertheless, it has been a most abundant summer. More...

Mackinac Island Has Long History With Battling Flies

Nature Notes

Recently, at a party, someone came up to me and said, "You've got to write about flies." Now this might be considered unusual party small talk, but for me it seems to be par for the course. More...

Island's Stained Glass Reflects One of the Oldest Crafts

A Look at History

Ste. Anne's Church has begun a fundraising campaign to restore the stained glass windows that illuminate the sanctuary. The windows were installed in 1912, and we hope that these windows can be restored in celebration of their own centennial. More...

Lead Exposure Can Result in Serious Health, Learning Problems

Maintaining Your Health on Mackinac

The human body requires several elements in the diet, such as iron, chromium, copper, cobalt, and zinc to provide for physiological interactions conducive to the normal state. More...

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