April 7, 2018 RSS feed / Opinions


When a Sunny Day Turns Soggy: Riding In and Out of the Elements

Welcome, April! With this month comes rain, snow, sleet, as well as shine, if you live in Michigan. On Mackinac Island, the external elements are with you day and night. More...

Nature Notes

Northern Cardinals Are a Bright Spot During Island Winter

Here we are in April. Last week the temperature seemed to be on the rise and the calendar said that it was spring. Hawks, eagles, turkey vultures, and other acceptors and raptors have been winging their way north. More...


March certainly went out like a lion, with snow, wind, and cold temperatures. With Easter on April 1, all the snow was like an April Fool’s Day joke. More...

A Look at History

Spring Run Will Follow Century-old Island Road Network

The Fort2Fort Five Mile Challenge, a spring sporting event, will be run for the first time Saturday, May 12. More...

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