May 19, 2018 RSS feed / Columnists


Mother’s Day was a perfect Mackinac day, with warm temperatures, blue skies, and calm winds. Folks came from far and near to enjoy the weekend on Mackinac Island. With the warmer weather, the flowers are starting to bloom. More...

Nature Notes

Blooming Wild Flowers Annouce Spring in Mackinac Island Woods

This is one of my favorite times of the year. The forests seem to come alive. Yesterday I went on a ride in the woods with a friend and it was amazing what a difference five days had made. More...


The Horse Moving Business – Part II

When summer cottagers in the early 1900s transported their horses to Mackinac Island, most of them made arrangements with the railroads. Quite a few lines crisscrossed Michigan in those days. More...

A Look at History

Long Before Lewis and Clark, Cultural Ties Spanned North America

Don Andress   More...

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