September 13, 2008 RSS feed / Columnists

Michigan Politics

Guv Hopefuls Make Splashes at Conventions

A Michigan sub-plot on occasion at national presidential nominating conventions is that they provide opportunity for gubernatorial hopefuls to showcase themselves before delegates who are political activists in every district of the state. More...

Nature Notes

Questions Raised About Bees, Squirrels, and Snakes

One sign that we're coming to the end of summer is the abundance of asters and goldenrods along roadsides, open fields, and in the woods. Many people dislike goldenrod, because they falsely believe that it causes their hay fever. More...

Maintaining Your Health on Mackinac

Physical exercise and physical activity can help prolong life, enhance the quality of life, and even help in prevention of illness as we grow older. More...

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

The Stuart House announces Dale Gensman is hosting an open house Sunday, September 14, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Any donations will be appreciated. More...

A Look at History

Surveying Team Marked Out Mackinac Island 180 Years Ago

One day in October 1828, a surveyor named John Mullett and his assistant set out to do a "circular traverse" - a walk and wade - around Mackinac Island. More...

Horse Tales

Joanne Kompsi and 'Billy' Are the Caretakers of M-185

Michigan's state highway, M-185, is unusual in several ways. First off, it is perhaps the only highway in our state in which an automobile takes a "back seat." The road is the route for moving around the perimeter of Mackinac Island. More...

Click here for digital edition
2008-09-13 digital edition