July 31, 2010 RSS feed / Columnists

Michigan Politics

Moderates Push Back

In Michigan and across the nation, including on Capitol Hill, moderate Republicans have long been in eclipse. Conservatives rule the GOP.   In closing days of August 3 primary campaigns there is, however dim, a flicker of moderate activity. More...

Horses Played Important Role in Fighting Fires on Mackinac

If horses could talk, I wonder what those on Mackinac Island could tell me about pulling the Island's pumper wagon and ladder rig, racing to save a burning building in the 1800s? More...

Biddle House Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Major Restoration

A Look at History Biddle House

This summer, 2010, Mackinac Island is celebrating the physical restoration and reopening of the historic “Indian Dormitory” building as the Manoogian Mackinac Art Museum. More...

Alcohol Part I: The Subtle Spirit Should Be Used in Moderation

Maintaining Your Health on Mackinac

A lot of alcohol is served, especially in the summer months on Mackinac Island. More...

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

The weather was picture perfect as the sailboats from the Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac reached the Island. More...

Several Factors Determine Plant Growth on Mackinac, Part II

Nature Notes

Last week I began writing about factors that determine which plants grow on Mackinac Island. More...

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