| Jun 26, 2012
| 6:35 AM
A son, Matthew Alexander Rasmussen, was born to Hans and Bethany (Cole) Rasmussen, of Leavenworth, Kansas, 1:15 a.m. May 28, at Overland Park Regional Medical Center. Matthew weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces and was 19 inches long at birth. His...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 1:45 PM
Frustrated by his children not eating their vegetables, Don Irons decided to try a hidden experiment.
Instead of serving the vegetables separately, Irons placed thinly sliced carrots, a small can of mushrooms, a can of corn, and chopped celery and...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 2:20 PM
Editor's note: This is part of an occasional series of profiles of local restaurant chefs.
Chad Dorsey is executive chef and co-owner of Old South Mountain Inn at the top of South Mountain east of Boonsboro. He has worked here almost all his adult...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 3:24 PM
My parents, Greg and Maryann Pongrac, will celebrate their silver wedding anniversary next Wednesday.
These past 25 years have been well spent, if you ask me. Together they have planted gardens, canned fruits and vegetables, enjoyed countless...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 5:06 AM
A son, Chaice Emery-Stuart McNitt, was born to Jessica and Jason McNitt of Boyne Falls at 6:25 a.m. Sept. 4, 2012, at McLaren Northern Michigan hospital in Petoskey. Chaice weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces at birth. His sibling is Gabriella, age 4....
| Sep 26, 2012
| 5:38 AM
One bite of a cool, crisp and bittersweet apple, and it's apparent why it is so intertwined with autumn.
No fruit has had a more schizophrenic symbolic history — from the tantalizing tempter of Eve to the sign of appreciation for favorite...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 2:27 PM
Meatballs are the cupcakes of the world of meaty main dishes — little bundles of flavor and texture that can be plain or fancy, zesty or bland.
And everybody who makes meatballs has a favorite flavor profile — Italian meatballs, barbecued...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 2:57 PM
3000 Minnesota Dr.
$5-$20 per plate
6 a.m. to 11 p.m. seven days a week
I don’t usually have a specific place in mind when I eat a Lunchbox review: as often as not I simply drive a section of town...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 7:24 AM
Thursday, July 26
The Rotary Club of Charlevoix meets 7:30 a.m. every Thursday at the Flap Jack Family Restaurant, 102 W. Carpenter, Charlevoix. For more information, call (231) 547-0360.
Petoskey Duplicate Bridge Club meets 12:30 p.m....
| Feb 4, 2012
| 5:15 PM
If you've got kids, they've probably asked you to make them a sandwich with peanut butter and Nutella, a popular spread made with cocoa and hazelnuts. It tastes like chocolate butter, so who wouldn't want some on their sandwich.
Turns out you can make...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 7:08 AM
Hospice of Northwest Michigan.The next training for hospice volunteers will be at the Charlevoix Health Department on Thursdays, March 1 through March 29, and there will be a two Saturday training sessions on May 12 and 19. Contact:...