| May 31, 2012
| 5:09 PM
Dick Beals, a voice actor best known for injecting youthful enthusiasm into the character of Speedy Alka-Seltzer in mid-20th century television commercials for the pain remedy, has died. He was 85.
Beals, whose radio and television career spanned seven...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 4:22 AM
PETOSKEY — While Michigan lawmakers will miss their self-imposed June 1 deadline to complete the state budget, it looks like many Northern Michigan school districts may see a slight increase in state funding.
On Thursday, lawmakers reached a...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 6:25 AM
CHARLEVOIX — Charlevoix resident Dean Mikulski noticed something he hasn't seen in the 46 years he has lived in Charlevoix: the salmon are in — early.
"Normally, the salmon don't normally get going until late July," he said.
| Jun 5, 2012
| 8:28 AM
Ingeborg Paula Fritz, 81, of Venice, Fla., and Norwood, Mich., originally from Okemos, Mich., died peacefully in her Michigan home on June 1, 2012.
A memorial service will take place at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 1, at the First Congregational United Church...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 5:13 PM
The Petoskey High School boys golf team is headed to the state finals for the first time since 2009.
The Northmen shot 332 Thursday at the 12-team Division II regional at The Pohl Cat in Mount Pleasant to finish third, claiming the tournament's third and...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 6:17 PM
BIG RAPIDS -- Petoskey shot 324 Friday during the first round of the Michigan High School Athletic Association Division II boys golf state finals at Katke Golf Course on the campus of Ferris State University.
The Northmen are 11th in the 15-team field,...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 5:32 AM
There is a lot of energy in the newsroom right now.
Could it be all of our new interns?
Cara Ball and Racquel Bethea are the latest summer additions to our staff.
They come to us as part of the Multimedia Scholars program through the Freedom Forum...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 6:59 AM
PETOSKEY -- As some see it, a wine industry's time may be arriving in Michigan's Tip of the Mitt region.
Three wineries have begun operating around Emmet and Cheboygan counties in recent years, and a handful of others are in planning and development...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Beth Karkosak and Kyle Lieberman are announcing their engagement.
Beth is the daughter of Dr. John and Rosemary Karkosak of Boyne City, and is a 2002 graduate of Boyne City High School. She received her bachelor of arts in communications from Michigan...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 7:00 AM
John Patrick "Jack" Apol, 71, of Charlevoix, died Sunday, July 1, 2012, at McLaren Northern Michigan in Petoskey.
He was born March 20, 1941, in Washington, D.C., and graduated from Central High School in Grand Rapids. Jack earned a bachelor of arts in...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 5:38 AM
Notebooks in hand, 57 elementary and middle school students made their way through the community of Petoskey amidst their writing camp experience across a three-week period.
Starting July 9, students gathered at North Central Michigan College to...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 7:27 AM
Richard E. Cunningham died Sunday, Sept. 16, 2012, in his home with his family at his side.
His life will be celebrated at 3 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 21. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, and 2-3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21, at Stackus Funeral...