| Mar 22, 2011
| 9:06 AM
WMU President John Dunn announced the creation of the Western Michigan University School of Medicine Tuesday morning.
At a high profile announcement event, Dunn said a $100 million cash gift, "the largest ever made to a Michigan public university" has...
| Mar 22, 2011
| 12:56 PM
Negaunee and McBain will meet in a Class C boys' basketball state quarterfinal game 7 p.m. today, Tuesday, at Petoskey High School.
The Miners are 20-5, McBain is 23-2.
The game is scheduled to tip off at 7 p.m. Admission is $5. No passes will be...
| Mar 24, 2011
| 7:36 AM
EAST JORDAN -- The Charlevoix County Community Foundation recently announced the selection of Jennifer Booher as the organization's new scholarship and youth advisory committee program associate.
Booher, of Boyne City, comes to the community foundation...
| Mar 24, 2011
| 12:38 PM
For this week I was going to write about the widespread and needless fear of nuclear radiation prompted by the accidents with the Japanese nuclear power plants. I could hardly qualify as an expert, but I did once spend three months in Oak Ridge, Tenn....
| Mar 29, 2011
| 4:19 PM
For Matt Johnson and Scott Johnson of Petoskey, being outside in the Florida sun this time of year is something they'll always cherish.
And they're not on spring break, either.
Being out in that Florida sunshine is just part of the everyday job for...
| Mar 31, 2011
| 11:00 AM
The Petoskey News-Review welcomed Sheri McWhirter to its staff on March 21.
Previous to her hire at the News-Review, McWhirter spent six years at the Traverse City Record Eagle, reporting on many areas, but focusing on the environmental beat.
| Apr 1, 2011
| 1:30 AM
DETROIT (AP) - With remnants of once-legal lead paint, leaded gasoline and other pollutants from the nation's industrial past tainting land in U.S. cities, soil researchers warn that the growing number of urban farmers and community gardeners need to test...
| Nov 15, 2010
| 10:57 AM
Firearms deer season starts Monday, November 15. The Department of Natural Resources and Environment (DNRE) is offering high-tech tools to share up-to-date deer harvest information during the upcoming week.
The Department of Fisheries and Wildlife at...
| Nov 14, 2010
| 7:56 AM
LAGUNA NIGUEL -- The bat Kirk Gibson hit his iconic home run with in Game 1 of the 1988 World Series was sold for $575,912 at an auction that wrapped up early Sunday.
Gibson's jersey from the same game went for $303,277.
The items were among the...
| Apr 16, 2010
If you dropped out of college, you're still qualified to be a Florida governor, leading the nation's fourth largest state.
Or a state senator, deciding how to spend billions in tax dollars.
Or the state's chief financial officer, responsible for the...
| Aug 23, 2010
With a global population pressing against food supplies and vast areas of the ocean swept clean of fish, tiny AquaBounty Technologies Inc. of Waltham, Mass., says it can help feed the world.
The firm has developed genetically engineered salmon that reach...
| Jan 19, 2011
| 7:49 AM
The opening reception of the Charlevoix Circle of Arts exhibit "The Original Americans: A Native Celebration" will take place from 5-8 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 22. at the Circle of Arts building, 109 Clinton St., Charlevoix.
The show will run from Jan....