August 29, 2009 RSS feed / Columnists

Michigan Politics

A Sheriff at Your Kitchen Table?

Early in election campaigns -- before the position papers, debates, and TV ads -- non-incumbent candidates strive to gain name ID by speaking out on news of the day and, sometimes, performing publicity gigs. More...

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

Sunday, August 23, was a picture-perfect day on our beautiful Island. The warm temperatures and bright sunshine brought many visitors to Mackinac. More...

Nature Notes

Late Summer Is the Time for Yellow Jackets To Strike

Recently I’ve been inundated with reports of people and horses being stung by yellow jackets. More...

Horses on Mackinac Island Display a Variety of Manes and Tails

Wattle and daub, wattle and daub, that is all that I kept thinking about as I fed the horses in the wet, sloppy corral. Wattle and Daub would be a good name for a team up here, especially this cold, rainy summer. Why? More...

Maintaining Your Health on Mackinac

You Can Learn How To Become Effective Caregiver

In the past few years, more and more Americans with chronic illnesses are being cared for in the home. Families are reluctant to delegate care of their loved ones to nursing homes and chronic health care facilities. More...

A Look at History

A Few Cars Have Driven On, or Been Hauled On and Off, Island

Even after the passage of the historic 1898 ordinance banning private motorized vehicles on Mackinac Island, a few cars have been seen here on rare occasions. More...

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