July 28, 2018 RSS feed / Columnists


Mackinac Island has been very dry. We finally did get some rain Friday evening, July 20, and Saturday, July 21, which was badly needed. The flowers in the Veterans Memorial are just beautiful, in bright shades of red, white, and blue. More...

Nature Notes

Fireflies Light Up Night Sky During Summer on the Island

Not long ago, I was biking home along the east shore of the Island when a light caught my eye. It flickered and disappeared, and then another appeared, and another. More...


Horse-drawn Hearse Still in Use; on Display at Surrey Hills

One of the unique horse-drawn vehicles owned by the City of Mackinac Island is our horse-drawn hearse. Sometimes visitors catch a rather curious sighting of it in town. More...

A Look at History

Efforts Toward New Lock Will Keep Freighters in Our View

Soo Locks   More...

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