| Jul 24, 2012
| 6:14 AM
A proposed federal budget bill would cut $50 million from the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, a program which provides funding for Asian carp control, among other invasive species.
Recently, the House Subcommittee on the Interior, Environment and...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 7:15 AM
The following guest commentary was written by Senator Carl Levin. Levin is the senior United States Senator from Michigan, serving since 1979. He is the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Armed Services. He is a member of the Democratic Party. He has...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 6:21 AM
PELLSTON — The Federal Aviation Administration announced more than $1.4 million in federal grant project funding this week has been approved for the Emmet County-owned Pellston Regional Airport.
The grant will pay to replace a passenger boarding...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 5:45 AM
WASHINGTON -- The Justice Department says after a "careful review" it has determined there is no basis for bringing a criminal prosecution against Goldman Sachs or its employees in regard to allegations set forth in a congressional report.
In an unsigned...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 12:24 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — One war is done, another is winding down and the calls to cut the deficit are deafening. The military, a beneficiary of robust budgets for more than a decade, is coming to grips with a new reality — fewer dollars.
| Apr 25, 2012
| 8:28 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — There was no risk to President Barack Obama as a result of a prostitution scandal at a Colombia hotel that involved a dozen Secret Service officers, Homeland Security Janet Napolitano told a Senate panel Wednesday.
| May 10, 2012
| 7:36 AM
Another campaign season is upon us in Northern Michigan.
This means the newspaper will be filled with "campaign letters" from readers chastising or supporting various candidates running for office. Already I have run into a few problems with readers...
| May 14, 2012
| 4:59 AM
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Senate Homeland Security Committee has scheduled a public hearing on the prostitution scandal involving U.S. military and Secret Service agents in Colombia.
The hearing will take place May 23, Sen. Joe Lieberman, the committee...
| May 14, 2012
| 10:38 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — The executive responsible for trading strategy at JPMorgan Chase, one of the highest-ranking women in Wall Street, on Monday became the first casualty of the bank’s stunning $2 billion loss.
Ina Drew, 55, the chief...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 7:26 AM
The following guest commentary was written by Sen. Carl Levin (D-Michigan).
America stands on the edge of a fiscal cliff, facing drastic budget cuts and painful tax increases on the middle class unless we can agree on a comprehensive, balanced deficit-...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 10:32 AM
Senator Carl Levin says it is important to get a college degree. Senator Levin spoke at Grand Rapids Community College Thursday afternoon and discussed many topics.
"By 2018, 75% of job applicants will need at least an associate's degree," Senator Levin...