June 26, 2010 RSS feed / Columnists

Birds Could Bring Gulf Misery Here

Michigan Politics

“Gulf oil spill threatens Great Lakes migratory birds”   --Great Lakes Echo, Michigan State University   (MSU) Knight Center for   Environmental Journalism   As the crow flies, it's more than 1,500 miles from More...

The Trains Ran Late: A Jolting Car on the Wheezy ‘Poor Marquette’

A Look at History

One hundred years ago, many railroads served Michigan’s Northland. Three of them, the Duluth, South Shore & Atlantic, the Grand Rapids & Indiana, and the Michigan Central, owned tracks that ran right up to the Straits of Mackinac. More...

Loss of Kidney Function Goes Unnoticed by About Half of Those Who Have It

Maintaining Your Health on Mackinac

The kidneys lie in the back of the upper abdomen. They are sophisticated filters. More...

More Than 60 Entries Are Judged During Lilac Festival Parade

I am certain I ended up being an actual judge for the Mackinac Island Tourism Bureau, at the Lilac Day Parade on Mackinac, because I just had that "look." Right? More...

Nuttal Is First Botanist To Document Plants on Mackinac Island

Nature Notes

While walking and riding through the woods in the last week or so, I noted two wildflowers blooming that were first identified here 200 years ago, thimbleberry (Rubus parviflorus) and twinflower (Linnaea borealis).   More...

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

Oh, what a beautiful day! Oh, what a wonderful parade! It was a perfect Mackinac day as brothers Don and Carl Andress led the 61st Lilac Parade down Main Street. More...

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