September 30, 2010 RSS feed / Columns

Michigan Politics

Tea Party Movement Strong in North

The populist tea-party movement in Michigan has lacked the media attention that New Jersey, Virginia, Massachusetts, and -- most recently -- Delaware, have received because of their nationally prominent 2009- 10 primaries where the movement influenc More...

Brevort

A great deal of rain fell in our area as well as other places this past week. A neighbor’s basement had eight inches of water. Al and Karen Sanborn report roads flooded at Christensen Bay on Big Brevoort Lake. More...

Engadine Consolidated Schools

HOME OF THE EAGLES•KNOWLEDGE LETS YOU SOAR

I’m amazed at how quickly September has flown by. We’ve had a great start to the school year. Enrollment is up slightly, and the students seem focused on their academic success.   More...

DEAL ME IN

When They Say, "No Thinking Allowed," Just Smile.

Dear Mark:   Are there any secrets to winning at blackjack?   Craig S.   Secrets, Craig? Yes, and one that's been around for almost five decades: Counting cards.   More...

DeTour

Except for the scarecrows, which are still decorating DeTour Village and the surrounding area, the successful 2010 Happy Apple Scarecrow Festival is over. More...

Engadine-Gould City

It's almost October. Where did our summer go? More...

Mackinac Island

The gales of November struck once again Thursday, September 23, and Friday, September 24. The wind actually howled as it swept across the Straits of Mackinac, forcing the Shepler and Arnold Line ferries to go to the north of the Island from St. More...


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