September 8, 2018 RSS feed / Columnists


It was a busy holiday weekend on Mackinac. People came from far and near. Saturday, September 1, rain dampened outdoor activities, but Sunday, September 2, the weather was nice. More...

A Look at History

Hubbard, Beaubien, LaFramboise Help to Found Chicago

Founding Chicago   More...


Two Great Guides, Two Great Horses Give Tours of Island

A daily slice of life on Mackinac Island is all the horse traffic passing by. Just look at the carriages, drays, taxis, and saddle horses that appear on Market Street and continue beyond Grand Hotel from dawn until night. More...

Nature Notes

Monarchs Gather Along Great Lakes To Begin Winter Migration

Over the last few weeks a number of people have been commenting to me about the large number of monarch butterflies that have been spotted on the Island, at least in comparison to several previous years. More...

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