| Oct 3, 2013
| 7:44 AM
BOYNE CITY -- Major Gen. (Ret.) Jerry Cannon will be the guest speaker at the next meeting of the Progressive Women of Charlevoix County. Cannon is running against Dr. Dan Benishek to represent Michigan's First Congressional District in the U.S. Congress....
| Oct 2, 2013
| 11:29 AM
WASHINGTON — Gays and lesbians in the military are running into widespread obstacles as they seek to take advantage of a new Obama administration policy designed to make it easier for same-sex couples in the armed services to get married.
| Oct 1, 2013
| 10:45 PM
The U.S. government is not taking its last gasp. But it is working through its checks and balances like Pac-Man racing through a maze. The key word here is "checks" -- as in issuing payment for all the money it has gobbled. And its "balances," well, the...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 6:09 AM
The government is shut down, but the federal lights aren't exactly out in Northern Michigan.
Michigan will feel few effects during the government shutdown, while House Republicans and Senate Democrats debate whether there will be a continued resolution...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 11:03 AM
The second the new Miss America was announced, the Internet did what it sadly does best -- let the racists out of the woodwork.
The new Miss America is Nina Davuluri, a 24-year-old Indian-American who is the first Miss America of Indian descent. Her...
| Sep 18, 2013
MOYNIHAN, LAZZERI AND LACKEY: Navy Midshipman who recently completed "Plebe" Summer at the U.S. Naval Academy are: Kaitlan A. Moynihan, daughter of Sheila H. and Patrick B. Moynihan of Bel Air and a 2013 graduate of C. Milton Wright High School of Bel...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 5:58 PM
Brigadier General Catherine Jorgensen set history Friday during a promotional ceremony held at the Arctic Warrior Events Center on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson.
She achieved the rank and marked the first woman to be promoted to the rank of general...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 10:34 PM
Redfield: Benjamin William Lunney, 85, of Redfield died Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, at Community Memorial Hospital in Redfield. Benjamin was cremated and his memorial service will be Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013, at 2 p.m. at First Congregational UCC Church in...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 8:04 PM
To see her in her gown or swimsuit, you'd think Miss Kansas, Theresa Vail, looks the part of a pageant star. But, more often she's dressed in army boots.
Vail is a member of the Kansas Army National Guard, and makes no secret of the fact that she's not...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 2:26 PM
September 11. It’s a date that is recorded in American history and will continued to be remembered throughout the United States. NASCAR driver Kurt Busch is no different than any other American as he reflects back on Sept. 11, 2001, and today he...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 8:59 PM
Alaska State Troopers released the identities of two Big Lake men involved in a Monday afternoon plane crash near the town, which left one of them dead and the other badly wounded.
Troopers say 66-year-old pilot Kenneth "Mike" Whedbee was fatally injured...