June 23, 2012 RSS feed / Columnists

Michigan Politics

Northland’s Stake In Detroit Debate

Northern Michigan has a big stake in the debate raging in Lansing over Governor Rick Snyder’s commendable push for a second Detroit-Canada bridge that is threatened by a huge ad campaign by owners of the Ambassador Bridge, and by footdragging o More...


Sunday, June 17, the day started with rain and it was very wet and damp. By noon, the clouds cleared and the sun came out. More...


Saddle Up and Read, Book-a-Roos; Library Offers Weekly Horse Stories

Calling all you young cowboys, cowgirls, and buckaroos. The Mackinac Island Public Library has a weekly reading session this summer for children, and it’s all about horses. More...

A Look at History

War! Mackinac Island On Front Lines Of War Of 1812

War of 1812   More...

Maintaining Your Health on Mackinac

Fibromyalgia Education Provides Doctors, Patients Better Understanding of Condition

Fibromyalgia is a chronic, musculo-skeletal pain condition. Pain is experienced all over the body, in the muscles, tendons, and ligaments. Pain is associated with fatigue and abnormal sleep. More...

Nature Notes

Snakes on the Brain: A Discussion of Mackinac Island Inhabitants

Snakes have been brought to my attention, recently.  First, during my classes with the Road Scholar program, I’ve invariably been asked if there are snakes on the Island. The answer, of course, is yes, although no poisonous ones.  More...

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