| Jun 2, 2010
This crumbling Delta town, set amid cotton fields, abandoned railroad tracks and cypress-studded bayous, is a hard place.
So hard that the plaintive sound of a local musician drawing a knife blade across the strings of his guitar gave birth to the...
| Jun 5, 2010
Charlie Wedemeyer, the inspirational high school football coach who battled Lou Gehrig's disease for more than 30 years, has died. He was 64.
Wedemeyer died early Thursday in a San Jose hospital of pneumonia and was surrounded by family and friends, said...
| Jun 15, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Michigan State Athletics Director Mark Hollis:
"Coach Izzo is more than a basketball coach. He positively impacts everything he touches, much of which is outside the job description of coaching basketball. With traits such as hard work, dedication,...
| Jun 23, 2010
| 11:27 AM
Did you feel the ground or your workplace shaking around 1:45 p.m. Wednesday afternoon? If so, you weren't alone.
A 5.0 magnitude earthquake centered in Canada rattled West Michigan, too. Shortly after the quake we started getting calls about it in the...
| Dec 31, 2009
The best way to ward off the flu is to wash your hands, but hand sanitizers will work if they are used properly, said Dr. Dele Davies, chairman of pediatrics for the College of Human Medicine at Michigan State University.
"It's certainly much better than...
| Jan 2, 2010
Leigh Gilmore, whose dramatic escape from a New York hotel during the 9/11 attacks was told in a September television documentary, leading to a poignant reunion with her rescuers, died Dec. 19 at a Chicago hospital of complications from multiple...
| Mar 17, 2011
| 7:44 AM
Stores across the country are seeing surges in requests for iodine supplements, and Northern Michigan is no exception.
While three area pharmacies reached by the Petoskey News-Review Wednesday reported no or only an isolated request for iodine, health...
| 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...