April 13, 2013 RSS feed / Columnists

Michigan Politics

Camp, Rogers Have Major Roles on Major Issues

Two veteran Michigan congressmen in the GOP-ruled House have major roles on top front-burner financial and security issues currently facing the nation.  More...

A Look at History

Ribbons of Land Are Features of Straits of Mackinac Real Estate Titles

The current issue of the bimonthly periodical Michigan History features an article by our neighbor, Brian Leigh Dunnigan. More...

Nature Notes

Snowdrops Emerge From Winter’s Icy Clutches on Mackinac Island

This “spring” is taking its own sweet time getting here this year. Recently we’ve been going from snow to rain to winds, and occasionally we get a bit of sunshine. More...

Horse Tales

Mackinac Island’s Belgian, Percheron Horses Have Many Overseas Cousins

By the end of April, dozens of working draft horses will have returned to Mackinac Island. Throughout America, Mackinac Island can boast that it has one of the largest congregations of working draft horses in harness. More...


Mother Nature doesn’t seem to realize that it’s spring. Our weather has been cold, with snow and not much rain. The Straits of Mackinac is still filled with heavy ice. It certainly is shaping up to be a very late spring. More...

Maintaining Your Health on Mackinac

Proper Diagnosis Helps To Lead to Optimal Control of Hypertension

The heart pumps regularly into a network of elastic arterial walls to get blood to perfuse the tissues. More...

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