December 10, 2011 RSS feed / Columnists

Michigan Politics

Snyder Wisely Vetoes First Bill

For governors, the pen is mightier than the pulpit.  With their strokes, they put into office judges and others who often outlast the governors; sign bills into law, and, on relatively rare occasions, veto legislation.  More...

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

May this wonderful time of the year  Bring joy and happiness to your heart!  More...

HORSE TALES

Horse Enthusiasts Unite At Royal Fair

In Toronto, Ontario, during the month of November, there is a saying around town that goes something like this: “Once a year, the country comes to the city.” This translates to mean: The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair has come again to th More...

Nature Notes

White Sightings - Rabbit, Two Swans, and Bald Eagle Spotted

A couple of weeks ago, while checking cottages, I came upon a few Island residents. It was a cold, blustery day, the kind that often produces snow, but none of that white stuff was anywhere in sight (though we hopefully will be seeing it soon). More...

Maintaining Your Health on Mackinac

Silent Killer: Carbon Monoxide Inhalation Blocks Oxygen

Carbon monoxide (CO) is an odorless, colorless, tasteless, and toxic gas that is produced when fuel is burned. Gasoline, coal, natural gas, kerosene, wood, oil, and propane all produce carbon monoxide during combustion. More...

A Look at History

War of 1812

Battle 200 Years Ago Helped Shape Future of Michigan   More...

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