| Dec 19, 2012
| 1:23 PM
In May, the Community Center took a fresh approach to our fundraising activities when we appointed Deb Jordan as executive director. The board chose to focus on raising the profile of the Center, add new classes, and showcase our year-round activities....
| Dec 26, 2012
| 7:59 AM
For Northwest Michigan's manufacturing sector, the 21st century's first decade was one that often delivered gloomy circumstances.
Several of the area's factories announced closings through those years, and the larger U.S. economy's 2008-09 recession...
| May 14, 2013
| 6:30 PM
It didn't take long for the microwave oven to become a must-have home kitchen appliance, as well as an expected fixture anywhere food is prepared--restaurants, break rooms, dorm rooms, hotels, and recreation rooms. Yet, a reputation for "nuking" food...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 1:25 PM
It took entrepreneur Chris Farrell 10 years to go from a scribble on the back of a placemat to a product prototype with industry certification.
And the Orange-based businessman's brainchild wouldn't have become a commercial reality without manufacturers...
| May 2, 2013
| 4:19 PM
This last week, I was able to catch up with Billy Dutton of Riding Currents, a group dedicated to promoting renewable energy, raising awareness about plastics in the ocean and recognizing the advancement of renewable energy and its application to...
| May 3, 2013
| 11:16 AM
Pixelligent Technologies, a maker of miniscule crystal additives used in electronics and plastics products, said Friday it has raised more than $5.1 million in new funding from the Abell Foundation and others.
The funding will allow the Baltimore...
| May 6, 2013
| 7:18 AM
The annual Emmet County 4-H Spring Achievement Days took place on Friday and Saturday, April 26-27, at the community center on the Emmet County Fairgrounds in Petoskey. The event is designed as an opportunity for the county's 4-H members to exhibit...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 6:03 AM
In celebration of Earth Day, the Petoskey Children's Nursery Cooperative Preschool will host a park cleanup event 9:30-11:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 22, at Petoskey's Bayfront Park.
The event is sponsored by Petoskey Plastics, Michigan Safety Products,...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 11:46 AM
If you're looking for a career in dental health that offers a blend of science and art, consider the field of dental laboratory technology.
Dental laboratory technicians make and repair orthodontic devices such as dentures, bridges, crowns and braces....
| Apr 11, 2013
| 11:17 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — Chanelle Sladics posed a question to second- and third-graders at Newport Elementary School Thursday morning.
"Are you guys excited to plant some seeds?" Sladics, the pro snowboarder, asked the kids.
"Yes," the 23 Newport El...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 6:08 AM
Cumberland Valley Photographic Salon
The juried photographic competition features work by photographers from Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, the District of Columbia, and beyond. Exhibit on view through Sunday, April 14. Washington County...