August 15, 2015 RSS feed / Columnists

Michigan Politics

Great Lakes Trio Does Well in GOP Debate

In last week’s first GOP presidential debate in Cleveland, hosted by Fox News, most of the media buzz was about provocative billionaire real estate tycoon Donald Trump, who has big leads in early polls, but suggests he might run as an independe More...

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

It was a beautiful week on Mackinac Island, with bright blue skies, calm waters, and warm sunshine. The harbor was a great sight, with the cruise ship Saint Laurent tied up at the Arnold dock. It was her first trip to the Island. More...

Nature Notes

Sunflowers Have Many Purposes, From Food to Dyes

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A Look at History

The “new” Fort Holmes being dedicated this weekend is an accurate reconstruction of the fortified redoubt raised during the War of 1812. More...

HORSE TALES

I was recently asked if I thought that horses knew their names. The second question that was put to me dealt with barn names. More...

Maintaining Your Health on Mackinac

Health Risks of Commercial Body Piercing

Body piercing is not new. It is known to have been practiced in ancient civilizations, and there is abundant evidence of this in museums that house arts and antiques. More...

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