July 7, 2012 RSS feed / Columnists

Michigan Politics

Stabenow Again Works Across The Aisle

During these excessively partisan times in Washington, I’ve been on the alert for Michigan politicians on Capitol Hill who go against the ugly flow and cooperate with the opposition party on occasion for the public good.  More...

Maintaining Your Health on Mackinac

Poison Ivy Proves Natural Biological Hazard For Woodland Adventurers

Summer is in full bloom. As spring sprang slowly into summer, the foliage and flora followed, likewise turning the land from scrawny to lush. More...


It certainly was a hot Fourth of July on Mackinac. The children gathered on Windermere Point and were delighted with the games that the recreation department had prepared for them. More...

Nature Notes

Soft, Sleek and Luxurious: American Minks Find Home on Mackinac

It seems appropriate since this is Forth of July week to write about an American mammal, to be specific, the American mink (Mustela vison or Neovison vison). More...


New Saudi Arabian Find Provides Insight Into Horses and Domestication

Did you know that only 14 species of animals account for more than 90% of the world’s livestock? And, that the horse is considered the penultimate domestication? More...

A Look at History

Movies Have Been Tradition on Mackinac Island For More Than 100 Years

Movies on Mackinac   More...

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