| Apr 11, 2013
| 10:59 PM
Ducks Unlimited recently announced the winners of the 2013 Wetland Conservation Achievement Awards during its 78th North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference in Arlington, Va.
This year's recipient in the Communications category was...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 4:37 PM
It wasn’t just singer M.I.A. who got into hot water for her actions during Super Bowl XLVI. Republican senatorial candidate Pete Hoekstra stirred the pot with a political ad that featured an Asian woman speaking broken English which sparked...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 3:51 AM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Democrats chose their favorites for this fall’s Michigan Supreme Court and education board races on Saturday, hoping once again to give their candidates a five-month jump in fundraising and campaigning over their...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 6:26 PM
Lisa Lehmann creates handcrafted, one-of-a-kind jewelry. Recently, she found herself the victim of online fraud. More specifically, Lehmann found cheap imitations of her designs on a Chinese website called alibaba.com.
According to Lehmann the site...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 5:50 PM
DETROIT (AP) — Federal funding for a $600 million nuclear research facility under development at Michigan State University could be in doubt in the face of the nation's economic problems and the federal budget squeeze, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 8:36 AM
President Barack Obama’s State of the Union met cautious local optimism, after he laid out several broad proposals Tuesday night.
The president called for incentives to keep college tuitions low, the creation of a veterans’ organization to...
| Feb 5, 2012
| 7:58 AM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — U.S. Senate candidate Pete Hoekstra's Super Bowl ad uses images of rice paddies and talk of government overspending to accuse Democratic incumbent Debbie Stabenow of helping China gobble up U.S. debt and jobs.
In response, the...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 10:02 AM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A coalition of black ministers in Detroit called Monday for U.S. Senate candidate Pete Hoekstra to apologize for his Super Bowl ad featuring a young Asian woman speaking broken English to describe the impact of the Democratic...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 8:25 AM
U.S. Senate candidate Pete Hoekstra is defending a campaign ad that ran during the Super Bowl portraying a Chinese woman in broken English in a rice field.
“We knew we were taking an aggressive approach on this,” said Hoekstra in a conference...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 6:16 AM
Mitt Romney staved off disaster by winning Tuesday's primaries in Michigan and Arizona. But the doubts surrounding his candidacy have not been quelled so much as pushed aside for the time being.
Arizona, where Romney enjoyed considerable advantages,...
| Feb 20, 2012
| 9:40 AM
Frontrunner Pete Hoekstra faced a battery of criticisms on his record during a Republican Senate debate Saturday in Petoskey.
The Petoskey Tea Party-WMKT debate, at Landmark Baptist Church, featured six of the seven GOP candidates fighting for the...