September 6, 2013 RSS feed / Columnists

Michigan Politics

Running Mate Process Not Always Smooth

Tea party activist Wes Nakagiri’s bid to replace Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley as Governor Rick Snyder’s running mate is churning up some choppy waters in what has been mostly smooth sailing for a half century in shaping the top of sta More...


Mackinac Island Late Summer Flora and Fauna Viewed from Horseback

One of the best things about riding a horse on Mackinac Island is riding on trails. There is a “go as you please” sense once you’re on a wooded path. No matter how many years one may have spent here, wonder and awe still abound. More...

A Look at History

The Battle of Lake Erie: The Revenge of a Mackinac Island Prisoner of War

September 10, 2013, will mark the bicentennial of the Battle of Lake Erie. The U.S. More...


Saturday, August 31, people came from far and near to visit our Island. The weather was perfect, so everyone could enjoy many outdoor activities, especially the Jazz Festival at Grand Hotel. More...

Maintaining Your Health on Mackinac

Hip Fractures: Postoperative Treatment Is Designed to Be Aggressive

A hip fracture is a serious injury. Patients usually recount it as a simple accident, a twist and a fall in the shower or while getting dressed. It is important to maintain sturdiness and muscular stability as one gets older. More...

Nature Notes

Asters and Goldenrods Are Signs of the Season’s Change on Mackinac

It is the beginning of fall, no matter what the calendar says. We are past Labor Day, and cooler nights are on the way. In the forest and in the air are signs of the season’s change. More...

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