| Apr 27, 2012
| 9:38 PM
With the the 30-thousand-dollar-a-day legislative session still in limbo, committee hearings were held.
Though no laws can be passed, now that the Senate has adjourned, two Senate Committees did examine two important issues: the high cost of energy in...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 6:30 AM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Automatic federal spending cuts scheduled to take effect Friday are unlikely to hit state government for a month and the potential consequences are largely unknown for now, Michigan's budget director said Tuesday.
| Mar 4, 2013
| 10:50 PM
“To the caller who would like to see only positive comments in Mail Call: I agree that a lot of comments are stupid and arrogant, but how boring would it be to read only thank you notes, comments on the nice weather, great Christmas lights, and...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 5:11 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Home satellite TV provider DISH Network Corp has signed a deal to run 200 of its trucks on propane, in the latest indication that the niche fuel could soon rival natural gas as the United States' cheap transport alternative.
| Jan 30, 2013
| 7:22 AM
Free tax preparation is available through April 9 at the Petoskey Friendship Center.
Trained AARP volunteers will help Emmet County seniors age 50 and older, with low and moderate incomes, prepare federal and state tax returns. Volunteers will help...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 10:41 AM
With the National Weather Service predicting wind chills as low as 20 below zero today, people have to take precautions.
“Definitely people who have lung problems and other chronic illnesses must be careful,” said Darcy Thorne, emergency...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 4:58 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Just two weeks before the economy-threatening "fiscal cliff" is due to kick in, both President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner are making significant concessions to each other, backing off what had once been ironclad...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 3:22 PM
Despite what you may be thinking, no question is too small for The Bottom Line. To prove it, TBL today presents the first installment of "Is It Just Me?" — questions about issues that rate closer to curiosity than outrage.
And, no, it is not...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 11:05 PM
Now is not the time of year for sowing, unless it’s sowing an idea: As the weather turns colder and the landscape becomes washed in grays and browns, imagine a retreat, an oasis of lush greenery and brightly colored flowers suffused in warm, moist...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 12:18 PM
With this “fiscal cliff” garbage, it’s nice to finally have a crisis that’s mostly a shitty joke, that we don’t actually have to worry about.
First, a word about the whole “bankrupting America,” budget hawk...
| Nov 23, 2012
| 9:43 AM
At the City Council meeting on Oct. 16, Mayor Jane Egly stated that she wanted to support the South Laguna Community Garden, but that she needed to know about the soil contamination and to see an appraisal.
Specifically, she said, "If that is what...