| Jul 25, 2012
| 11:38 AM
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Western Michigan University says it's raising tuition 3.9 percent for the coming academic year.
Trustees at the Kalamazoo school approved the increase Wednesday. The school says instate freshmen and sophomores will pay $9,...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 6:54 AM
Constance Phillips, 65, of Phoenix, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012, in her home in Los Angeles with her family.
Connie was born Dec. 7, 1946, in Detroit, to Irven and Eula (nee MacDonald) Watkins. She was educated at Western Michigan University ("...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 8:30 AM
Doran and Joanne Stanley of Alanson, and William and Karen Clark of Fennville, announce the engagement of their children, Andrew Thomas Stanley and Kayli Terell Clark.
The couple are graduates of Western Michigan University. The bride-elect and groom-...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 8:36 AM
McLean & Eakin, Booksellers in Petoskey will host two author events this week.
The book store's Yellow Chair program will feature Michael Cosgrove, author of "Imperfect Passage: A Sailing Story of Vision, Terror and Redemption," on Thursday, Aug. 9....
| Aug 12, 2012
| 8:08 PM
The United States bombed the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki Japan, 67 years ago this month.
The bombing ended World War II. The lives lost in early August 1945, prompts groups worldwide to remember the costs of nuclear action to this day.
| Aug 17, 2012
| 4:24 PM
BOYNE CITY — Wes Dilworth loves boats, both his and others'.
Dilworth's love affair with various watercrafts began in 1967 when he bought his first when just 12 years old.
"It was a power boat," he laughed. "A 14-foot, aluminum row boat with a...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 7:55 AM
BAY VIEW — The Bay View Association has been part of Northern Michigan for more than a century, and Kay Flavin’s work focuses on helping it thrive in the years ahead.
Flavin, 67, began filling the association’s newly created, year-round...
| 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...