| Nov 18, 2013
| 5:00 AM
WASHINGTON — When the U.S. Navy sailed an imposing fleet near Hawaii that was powered in part by algae and used cooking grease, environmentalists weren't the only ones who were thrilled.
Executives at bioenergy startups in the San Francisco Bay...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 9:58 PM
Groton: Services for Clair Cowan, 83, of Groton will be 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 7, at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Ferney. The Rev. Lloyd Redhage will officiate. Burial with military honors will follow in the Conde City Cemetery under the direction of...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 7:44 AM
Donald Lawrence Curtis, 83, of Ellsworth, Mich., formerly of Shelby Township, died on Oct. 11, 2013, at Munson Medical Center surrounded by his loving family.
Don was born on June 21, 1930, in Detroit, Mich., to Helen and Lawrence Zielinski (Kerney). He...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 5:53 AM
It's that time of year again to start thinking of sending packages to our men and women in the military. We have a lot of them serving around the country and around the world. This office gets a number of requests for addresses of these service...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 6:36 AM
In 1952, Petoskey veteran Bill Steffens won a design contest to create a new emblem and insigne for the Air Rescue Service, a service of the United States Air Force.
After winning his $25, the design was sent off to the Pentagon to be approved, but he...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 6:00 AM
An exhibit documenting last year’s record-setting 24 mile free-fall by daredevil Felix Baumgartner is on display at the California Science Center.
Visitors to the Exposition Park museum can see the equipment used in the mission, including...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 9:41 AM
New York (Reuters Health) - Soft cushioning in shoes has been marketed to runners as extra shock-absorption to prevent injuries, but in a new study the added padding made no difference in who got hurt.
Researchers tested identical-looking shoes with...
| Oct 25, 2013
Dr. Robert E. French, a longtime Laguna Beach resident and orthodontist, died Oct. 12 from complications of a degenerative lung condition. He was 83.
French earned his doctor of dental surgery degree in 1954 from Loyola University in Chicago and...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 9:50 PM
Lawrence Gene "Sully" Sullivan, 73, of Hecla passed away at Oakes Community Hospital on Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013.
A memorial in Larry's honor will be held at a later date and time in summer 2014
Larry was born in Detroit, Mich., on April...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 1:55 PM
The U.S. Air Force will consider leasing land on Vandenberg Air Force Base for private companies to extract offshore oil and gas from the central California coast, officials said Wednesday.
The proposal would allow oil companies to use onshore equipment...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 11:50 AM
Orlando's Elayna Popwell, a semifinalist in the 46th Pillsbury Bake-Off's Quick Rise and Shine Breakfasts category, needs online votes to move on to the finals and a chance to win the $1 million top prize for her Apricot Almond Buttercups. Voting is...