June 13, 2009 RSS feed / Columnists

Michigan Politics

Michigan Lawmen Now Seek To Marshal Votes

Attorneys general and other law folks have had considerable success getting elected governor in Michigan. More...

Nature Notes

Residents and Visitors Report a Variety of Bird Encounters

One of the great things about Mackinac Island is you never know who or what you will run into, maybe a famous person, an old friend, a blustery wind, a brilliant blue sky, or an unusual encounter with an animal or bird. More...

Bits Function as a Brake and Come in a Variety of Styles

When it comes right down to it, there isn't really anything highly technical used in controlling a horse when one is behind him in a carriage or riding on his back. Nothing except what is in his mouth or over his nose. More...

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

It's lilac time on Mackinac. The festivities began Friday afternoon, June 5, with Alex Graham and the Grand Hotel Orchestra playing on Windermere Point. More...

Maintaining Your Health on Mackinac

Glaucoma Threatens Normal Vision; Can Be Treated If Found Early

Glaucoma is a serious eye condition that results from an elevation in pressure in the eye. This is caused by a build-up of excess fluid within the eye. More...

A Look at History

As McGulpin Point Light Is Relit, Island Celebrates Another Tie With Mainland

A few days ago, Emmet County and the Great Lakes Lighthouse Keepers Association joined hands to relight the lighthouse at McGulpin Point, dark for more than a century. More...

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