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Debbie Stabenow Seeks Third Team

Michigan Politics

Democrat Debbie Stabenow, whose first elective office was as an Ingham County Commissioner in 1974 at age 24, when her opponent referred to her as “that young broad,” is now, at age 67, poised to seek a third term as Michigan’s seni More...

Nature Notes

chy within flocks of chickadees. Winter flocks with chickadees serving as the nucleus contain mated chickadee pairs and nonbreeders, but generally not the offspring of the adult pairs within that flock. More...

Rain Rot Affects Mackinac Island Horses Due to Wet Summer

One of the most common maladies to have affected many horses this summer on Mackinac Island is something called “rain rot.” It is also known as “rain scald” and, suffice to say, it originates from rain. More...

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

Once again, the weather has been mixed, with sun and rain. The weather was nice this past weekend and Saturday, August 5, the Island was extremely busy. More...

10th Anniversary of Major Discovery in Straits of Mackinac

A Look at History

Whenever other historians and this columnist write about the early history of the United States, in generations when explorers climbed into canoes and paddled toward the sunset to discover new shorelines, there is a strong note of “this all hap More...

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