| Jun 13, 2013
| 12:28 PM
CHARLEVOIX -- Advanced Clean Air Technologies Global (ACAT Global) recently named James Lentz as the new controller for the Charlevoix-based company, and Cyndi Noirot as director of human resources.
Lentz will be responsible for all accounting...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 5:36 AM
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — The hive sounds like simmering butter placed in a hot frying pan. A steady hum of bees buzzing fills the air as Larry Connor checks hive No. 2 for a queen.
"See this structure right here?" Connor, entomologist and bee...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 10:22 AM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan public universities and K-12 districts that consider signing unusually long new contracts before the contentious right-to-work law goes into effect March 28 may have to think twice.
Some Republican lawmakers with the...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 7:30 AM
American Idol finalist Matt Giraud will perform 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 2, at the Crooked Tree Arts Center in Petoskey.
Giraud is a pianist, vocalist who was raised in Ypsilanti and appeared on the eighth season of American Idol TV show.
| Feb 4, 2013
| 5:17 AM
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — John Harbaugh had to wait to truly celebrate his first Super Bowl championship.
Even as the clock ran out and the Baltimore Ravens jumped around and embraced each other, the winning coach strode toward center of the field...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 2:14 PM
An honor like the Nelson Algren Short Story Award can be a boon to a writer. It can give him or her the confidence to slog through rejections and trudge forward with literary endeavors. When we asked former Nelson Algren Award recipients what winning...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 1:46 PM
Annual spending on sports by public universities in six big-time conferences like the SEC and Big 12 has passed $100,000 per athlete — about six to 12 times the amount those universities are spending per student on academics, according to a study...
| Jun 9, 2013
Corrie Wallace has helped immigrant parents — from the Philippines, Mexico, Malawi, Russia, Poland, Pakistan and elsewhere — navigate the sometimes puzzling American public school system, giving them tools, as she says, to "help parents help...
| May 30, 2013
| 4:08 PM
Donald J. Para, provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at Cal State Long Beach, was appointed Thursday as interim president while the college searches for a successor to the departing F. King Alexander.
During 26 years at the Long...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 11:14 PM
Annual spending on sports by public universities in six big-time conferences like the SEC and Big 12 has passed $100,000 per athlete -- about six to 12 times the amount those universities are spending per student on academics, according to a study...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 7:32 AM
With sadness we announce that Lucinda Rae Kurburski, 39, of Fennville, passed away Dec. 27, 2012.
She was born Jan. 19, 1973, to Wilbur and Caroline (Sterly) Kurburski of Harbor Springs and was raised there before moving from the area to pursue her...