| Sep 15, 2011
| 8:33 AM
The Charlevoix-Emmet Intermediate School District was recently accredited by the nation's strictest accreditation agency.
The intermediate school district is the fifth of 57 other intermediate school districts in Michigan and one of only 10 nationwide to...
| Sep 17, 2011
The first California election that Kim Alexander cast a ballot in was a pip; voters decided 16 state propositions -- on creating a state lottery, capping welfare, limiting campaign contributions -- and gave their former governor, Ronald Reagan, a second...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 2:23 PM
Cindy L. Morrison, who had worked for the fourth-generation family-owned Dundalk Florist Greenhouses and Gifts for 27 years, died Sept. 17 of breast cancer at her Forest Hill home. She was 54.
Cindy L. Koch, whose parents owned and operated the flower...
| Oct 3, 2011
| 6:10 AM
A message to parents from school leaders -- make sure your child is in class this Wednesday, Oct. 5.
It's a make or break day for school funding, so school administrators in Northern Michigan and throughout the state want every student accounted for.
| Oct 5, 2011
| 5:00 PM
This week marks the midway point of the 2011 prep football regular season and because of a rare oddity in scheduling, five of the six local teams are off.
The lone local taking the field this week is Brethren Christian, which on Saturday travels north to...
| Apr 4, 2007
As it happens, I have driven a car billed as the "World's Fastest Volvo." It was a late-'70s 242 GT with a 900-hp Chevy big-block V8 punched through the hood, a transbrake, full cage, trac bars and monster slicks. Some crazed digger in Tennessee decided...