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Michigan Politics

Grand Hotel Steeped In Political History

Michigan has had important political happenings in Detroit, Grand Rapids, and other cities. More...

Nature Notes

In Bloom: Early Warmth of Spring Breaks Nature’s Normal Routine

With the early warmth of this spring, so many of our flowers, both wild and cultivated, have bloomed much sooner than usual. More...

A Look at History

Benjamin’s Life Connects World War II With Island’s Main Street

I’ve had the honor of interviewing longtime Mackinac Island businessman Robert Benjamin about his memories of life on and off Mackinac Island. More...


Celebration of History: Horses Add To the Glory of Rome

A recent trip to Rome this May had the Dunnigans traversing more than 75 miles, within the city proper, by “Shanks mare” this time, instead of in the saddle. More...


This past weekend felt more like October. It was cold, windy, and rainy. More...

Maintaining Your Health on Mackinac

The Ubiquitous Stimulant, Caffeine Is Most Commonly Consumed

Caffeine is a stimulant. It is, a substance that, when ingested, rapidly traverses the blood-brain barrier to diminish neuro-chemical transmission at brain receptor sites for adenosine. More...

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