September 6, 2014 RSS feed / Columnists

Michigan Politics

Outside Money Soars in Races for Governor, U.S. Senate

Labor Day traditionally signals acceleration of general election campaigns, although this year the candidates for governor and U.S. More...

A Look at History

Mackinac Island Painting Pays Tribute to Long-ago Feat of Arms

In the Richard and Jane Manoogian Art Museum, built inside the historic Indian Dormitory on Main Street, is a painting of our Island’s harbor. It shows a scene that took place on September 7, 1814. More...

Nature Notes

Bald-faced Hornets, Stinging Insects Make Mackinac Home in August

August appeared to be a busy time for stinging insects, particularly those in the family Vespidae, the family of yellow jackets. More...


The weather over Labor Day weekend was mixed. The Jazz Festival activities had to be moved inside Saturday, August 30, but were held outdoors in the Grand Hotel Tea Garden Sunday, August 31. More...

Maintaining Your Health on Mackinac

Who Cares for the Caregiver? Chronic Illness and the Impact on the Family

More and more Americans with chronic illnesses are being cared for in the home. Families are reluctant to delegate care of their loved ones to nursing homes and chronic health care facilities. More...


Horses from Jack’s Riding Stable Come in All Shapes and Sizes

Over the years, Jack’s Riding Stable has been the home base for hundreds of commercial trail horses that live in the livery on Mahoney Avenue. Mahoney is the last street below Grand Hotel. More...

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