| Dec 26, 2012
| 8:45 AM
Part of the whirlwind of legislation considered during the outgoing Congress’ lame duck session was legislation that would designate the gray wolf a game species.
Opponents of the legislation think the move comes too soon after the wolf was...
| May 6, 2013
| 1:55 PM
MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — Authorities in Mount Pleasant say they responded to about 40 fire calls in recent days in areas where Central Michigan University students live.
Police say the fires started Thursday night and others were reported...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 3:07 AM
PELLSTON — Ben Schley wears many different hats.
A physical education and health teacher at Pellston High School, Schley is also the head varsity football coach and the junior varsity boys basketball coach.
Now, in yet another sports season for...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 8:02 AM
Marguerite Rogers Stokes, 103, of East Jordan, died Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012, at her home, the same address where she was born.
She was born Oct. 1, 1909, in South Arm Township, to Samuel E. and Maggie Ann (Waggoner) Rogers. She...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 1:40 AM
Sisters Andi Gasco and Carly Searles are off to solid starts for the Trine (Ind.) softball team.
Gasco, a junior pitcher, allowed one earned run while striking out 13 and walking six over eight innings in a 5-4 win over Thomas More (Texas).
| Mar 21, 2012
| 11:50 PM
50 years ago
— Some 200 fans followed the Petoskey High School basketball team to a Class B regional championship game at the Central Michigan University Fieldhouse. The Northmen, the surprise winners of their district, would lose to Ludington, 76-...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 12:33 AM
It was a dream of his since his early high school days.
Some seven years later and fresh out of college, a dream has become a reality for Petoskey’s Andrew Keck.
Keck, who will turn 25 in two weeks, is in his first year serving as an event...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 5:51 AM
PETOSKEY — The Petoskey area’s history has been a topic of strong interest for Mike Federspiel, and it will soon be a professional focus for him as well.
The Little Traverse Historical Society recently selected Federspiel, 52, as its new...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 1:15 PM
Michigan Native Randy Lewis will be in the field Thursday morning when the 2012 Masters begins. Lewis is part of the 2nd tee time, 8:01 AM, paired with Robert Garrius and Jose Maria Olazabal. "It's incredible, at 54-years of age it's like a dream come...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 6:47 AM
Hugh "Brad" Sweeney, 57, of East Jordan, died Thursday, April 5, 2012, at Harper University Hospital in Detroit.
He was born on Sept. 4, 1954, in Detroit, the son of Hugh G. and Elizabeth (Haas) Sweeney. He grew up in Plymouth and graduated from...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 6:52 AM
Louise "Teedee" Doris Litzenburger, a lifelong resident of Boyne City, died unexpectedly on Dec. 28, 2011, at Northern Michigan Regional Hospital.
Teedee was born July 25, 1934, to Dr. A.F. and Marjorie Litzenburger in Detroit. Shortly after her birth,...