August 24, 2018 RSS feed / Columnists


Margaret Doud, our Mackinac Island columnist, is recovering from surgery and will not have a column this week. She will return as soon as possible. Like all of our readers, we will miss her and send good wishes for a speedy recovery and good health. More...

A Look at History

Time Creates Vanishing Roads and Trails on Mackinac Island

Reese Road   More...


Jack, a Dark Feathered Roan, Takes Visitors for Island Tours

It’s August, and traditionally that means an annual visit for me to Jack’s Livery Stable. Where else can you rent your own horse and carriage for an hour or more and see much of Mackinac Island using horse power, not pedal power? More...

Nature Notes

Wild Red Raspberries Begin To Produce Fruit Throughout Island

When I was a child, we always looked forward to the time when the wild raspberries were ripe. It was sometimes in July, but often, like this year, the fruits appeared in August. More...

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