May 16, 2009 RSS feed / Columnists

Michigan Politics

Shuffling of History Repeats

Republican Secretary of State Terri Lynn Land, a lowkey, can-do officeholder now as she was as 1990s Kent County clerk, is one of the Big Four statewide politicians in Lansing. More...

A Look at History

Pontiac's Lookout Reflects Shifts in Reputation of Indian Chief

Today, on Mackinac Island, we speak English, but this did not happen without a fight. In 1763, the Ottawa nation of Indians fought back against the British Army, which had invaded the country later known as Michigan Territory. More...

Maintaining Your Health on Mackinac

Sleep Apnea Is Much More Serious Than a Snoring Problem

All human beings require sleep - adequate sleep to maintain normal daily functioning and physical and mental health. It used to be thought, years ago, that sleep was a passive, dormant daily activity. More...

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

Mother's Day on Mackinac was a beautiful day, with bright sunshine and a heavenly blue sky. More...

With the Beginning of the Ferry Runs Brings Horses to the Island

"Put the horse always before the cart!" - English proverb I have been requested by several readers to write about the shipping of horses over water, especially in regard to Mackinac Island. More...

Nature Notes

Spring Flowers and Hawk Sightings Are Signs of Warmer Weather

Spring has finally, really, and truly come to Mackinac. There are definite signs of spring, and I don't mean the return of the workers, cottagers, and visitors. More...

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