August 8, 2009 RSS feed / Columnists

Michigan Politics

Stupak: From Beat Cop to Food Cop

In the 1970s, Bart Stupak was an Escanaba police officer and then a State Police trooper. Now, he's emerging as Capitol Hill's top food cop. More...

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

As we approach August, all of the gardens on Mackinac are just beautiful. There is a wide variety of flowers and colors, ranging from hydrangeas to the Mackinac hollyhocks. More...

Maintaining Your Health on Mackinac

Weakness of the Voluntary Muscle Groups Can Occur at Any Age

Myasthenia gravis is a chronic autoimmune neuromuscular disorder characterized by fluctuating weakness of some of the voluntary (skeletal) muscle groups. More...

A Look at History

Key Legal Precedents Are Set in Mackinac Island's Historic Courthouse

One of the political issues that we Americans have faced this summer is how many additional rights, if any, we have in our own homes. Human "rights" have been, and continue to be, extremely attractive to almost all of us. More...

Nature Notes

Nocturnal Woodcocks Blend Well With Their Surroundings

Coming back from a horseback ride along Juniper Trail a couple of weeks ago, I came to the area where years ago a strong wind tipped up a number of trees to create a more open space. More...

Percherons Maintain a Regal Air While Transporting Guests

Percheron draft horses are handsome animals. They seem to maintain a regal air about them, even when they're pulling for the garbage dray service on Mackinac. More...

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