June 21, 2013 RSS feed / Columnists

Michigan Politics

Competitive Race for Levin’s Senate Seat

Despite dropouts of potential candidates for both parties, a highly competitive 2014 race shapes up for replacing retiring Democratic Sen. More...

Nature Notes

Concerns Voiced Over Mortality Rate of Upper Peninsula Tamarack Trees

Recently the Department of Natural Resources reported the growing concern about mortality among the tamarack trees in the Upper Peninsula and some areas of the northern Lower Peninsula.  More...

Horse Tales

Ticks May Cause Frustration for Mackinac Island Horses, Owners

This week’s column deals with an important topic for horse owners and riders – horse ticks. Yes, there are ticks on Mackinac Island, and all over Michigan, and they’re on horses. According to the calendar, we’ve begun summer. More...


Sunday morning, June 16, the fog hung heavy over Mackinac Island, making everything damp. More...

A Look at History

Great Lakes Outposts Set Stage for Dramatic U.S. Naval Victories

We are in the middle of the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812. More...

Health on Mackinac

The Silent Stalker: Alcohol’s Long-term Effects Are Highly Unpredictable

The effects of long-term alcohol use in any person can be highly unpredictable. Alcohol has been, after all, a socially acceptable stimulant for so long. More...

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