| Oct 22, 2012
| 6:32 AM
PETOSKEY — With the first cases of influenza of the season confirmed in Michigan, health officials are urging many to get vaccinated and for everyone to be sure and wash your hands regularly to avoid the virus.
While influenza A and B viruses have...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 7:38 AM
M. Ella Plichta, 85, of Petoskey, formerly of Bellaire, passed away on Oct. 22, 2012, at Sunnybank in Petoskey.
Ella was born on Nov. 14, 1926, in Northeast, Md., the daughter of John and Laura (Chandley) Wigton.
Ella had lived in Farmington for 28...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 3:34 AM
All the summer camp drills, hot practices in August, weekend tournaments and long bus trips comes down to this.
The Michigan High School Athletic Association district volleyball tournaments swing into action Monday, Oct. 29, in two locales, while every...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 2:55 AM
CENTRAL LAKE — The Harbor Springs High School boys’ and girls’ cross country teams were the favorites heading into Friday’s Division IV regional.
The Rams then didn’t disappoint.
The Harbor girls, who are ranked No. 1 along...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 1:29 PM
Mike and Laura Canahuati's blog about their nearly 6-month-old daughter, who is expected to die by age 2 because of a genetic disorder, began as an efficient way to keep family and close friends in touch about baby Avery's health.
But when Mike Canahuati...
| May 1, 2012
| 3:13 PM
BELLAIRE, Texas -- The 6-month-old girl whose parents created a "bucket list" blog for their daughter after doctors said she would not live past age 2 died Monday, her father said.
Avery Lynn Canahuati, who was born in November with spinal muscular...
| May 4, 2012
| 7:29 AM
EAST JORDAN -- More than 600 students are participating in a paper bead project as part of the juried fiber art show "Rare Threads, Fiberfantastic" sponsored by the Jordan River Arts Council.
The project involves mostly fifth-graders from 14 area...
| May 11, 2012
| 7:18 AM
CHARLEVOIX -- The 29th annual Hospice of Northwest Michigan Stars for Hospice benefit auction will take place Friday, June 1, at Castle Farms in Charlevoix. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.
Ticket price includes cocktails, station-style dining, the Wall of Wine,...
| May 21, 2012
| 2:16 AM
MANCELONA — A total of 17 athletes from Inland Lakes High School, along with several from Pellston and Ellsworth, advanced to the Division IV state track and field finals Friday at the regional meet at Mancelona High School.
The Inland Lakes...
| May 22, 2012
| 2:11 PM
CHARLEVOIX — The Charlevoix County Board of Commissioners will consider on Wednesday a recommendation from its personnel committee for a firm to hire as its new civil counsel.
At its meeting on Wednesday, May 16, the personnel committee made up...
| May 24, 2012
| 1:52 AM
MANCELONA — The Inland Lakes girls placed second and the boys were third Wednesday at the nine-team Ski Valley Conference Track & Field Championships at Mancelona High School.
The Pellston boys placed fifth and the Hornet girls were sixth....