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Woodchucks Are Largest Squirrels in Great Lakes Region

Nature Notes

“How much wood could a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood?” This old rhyme came to me when earlier this summer I got a call from a young friend, who stepped outside of his cottage and heard a great ruckus coming from the bar More...

Mackinac Island Looks Back to Julius Caesar and His Time

A Look at History

This column is to be published in the month of July on Mackinac Island. The 31-day period we call “July” is named after Julius Caesar, a long-dead consul (elected leader) and then dictator of the Roman Republic. More...

Temporary Loss of Consciousness a Result of Syncopal Attacks

Maintaining Your Health on Mackinac

Syncope (SIN'ko-pe) is temporary loss of consciousness and posture, described as "fainting" or "passing out." Syncopal attacks are usually transient and related to temporary insufficiency of blood flow to the brain. More...

Michigan Politics

Changes at Natural Resources Boards

Over the decades, there has been intense political crossfire in Michigan on conservation and natural resource issues. More...

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