May 31, 2014 RSS feed / Columnists

Michigan Politics

The Memoir of Amway’s Rich DeVos

Whether embracing or rejecting his conservative views, one can still marvel at the extraordinary worldwide business success of Michigan’s Rich DeVos and acknowledge that he has made huge contributions to the betterment of Grand Rapids.  More...

Maintaining Your Health on Mackinac

Air Travel and Blood Clots May Be Linked to Sudden Collapse

A phenomenon that is becoming better known is reported incidents of sudden collapse, in some cases, unexpected sudden death of individuals on long airline flights. More...

Nature Notes

Spring Flowers Blanket Mackinac Island Woods in Beautiful Color

Just the other day, I was looking at some of the photographs stored in my computer and came across one dated May 9, 2012. It showed many of the spring flowers in full bloom, which only now, in late May, are showing their blossoms. More...


It was a beautiful Memorial Day weekend on Mackinac Island, with lots of people enjoying the sunshine. They rode bicycles, took a ride in a carriage, walked in the woods filled with Mackinac wildflowers, and enjoyed some Mackinac fudge. More...

A Look at History

Mackinac Island Docks Welcomed Steamship Passengers on the D&C Line

One hundred years ago, in the summer of 1914, the Ford factory in Detroit was just starting up its run of Model T gasoline-powered motor vehicles. More...

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