| Aug 28, 2012
| 3:03 PM
Mitt Romney officially clinched the GOP presidential nomination Tuesday when a majority of delegates to the Republican National Convention supported his candidacy.
To roaring cheers in the packed Tampa Bay Times Forum, the delegation from New Jersey...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 6:28 AM
Remember the Gold Stars
Gold Star Mother's Day will be observed on Sunday, Sept. 30. According to VFW magazine:
Specially recognizing the families, especially mothers, of Americans killed in war dates officially back to World War I. When a...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 10:09 AM
Boulevards are bad idea
I talked with one of the city leaders and was told that boulevards were planned for West Mitchell Street (U.S. 31) when work is being done in 2013. What will that do to traffic flow? Are boulevards necessary? This is snow...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 7:50 AM
The Supreme Court ruled Thursday to uphold the Affordable Care Act individual mandate, a controversial requirement that most uninsured Americans will have to purchase a policy or face penalties by 2014.
The court voted 5-4 to uphold the measure, framing...
| Feb 7, 2011
| 6:17 AM
President Barack Obama will be visiting Marquette to discuss the National Wireless Initiative on Thursday, to discuss the expansion of broadband Internet throughout the United States.
First mentioned in his State of the Union address, the president is...
| Jan 13, 2011
| 9:32 AM
Former Rep. Bart Stupak of Michigan will spend a semester at Harvard University.
The Menominee resident has been awarded a resident fellowship with Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government. Resident fellows take part in various activities on...
| Jan 11, 2011
| 5:45 AM
Former Sen. Jason Allen, R-Traverse City, will be the senior deputy director of the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs under the Snyder Administration, officials announced Monday morning.
The two-term representative and two-term senator, who...
| Jan 1, 2011
| 7:25 AM
DETROIT (AP) — A third of Michigan's congressional delegation in 2011 is new, though lawmakers from the state still will wield considerable clout in Washington in the new year.
The Republican domination in November means two of the state's U.S....
| Jan 1, 2011
| 7:31 AM
Michigan's U.S. House delegation:
NAME: Dan Benishek
AGE: 58 (Born April 20, 1952)
RESIDENCE: Crystal Falls
EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree in biology, University of Michigan, 1974; medical degree, Wayne State...
| Jul 17, 2011
| 9:23 AM
CHARLTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Michigan environmental regulators and the oil and gas industry hope to fend off a political brawl over a method of extracting natural gas that has stirred furious debate around the nation.
Hydraulic fracturing, or...
| Sep 30, 2011
| 7:19 AM
There is more than one man planning to contest Congressman Dan Benishek in 2012.
Derek Bailey, chairman of the Grand Traverse Bay Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians, formally announced his candidacy Saturday for the 1st Congressional District as a...