| Aug 31, 2011
| 6:41 PM
As it turns out, baby sturgeon are cartoonishly cute: tiny replicas of the 100-plus pound creatures the researchers with Michigan State University, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources and members of the group Sturgeon For Tomorrow hope the...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 2:45 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The heavier a woman is, the more trouble she may have getting pregnant and having a baby through in vitro fertilization, or IVF, suggests a large U.S. study.
Researchers found that women who were overweight or obese were...
| Jul 21, 2011
| 6:55 AM
As Tom VanDeventer winds down more than two decades of service as an elementary-school principal in Petoskey, he’s finding plenty to be grateful for.
“I have enjoyed working in a district and community that has high expectations,”...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 1:05 AM
Dr. Enesi Momoh, an orthopedic specialist, has joined Avera Medical Group Orthopedics Aberdeen, in the Avera Dakota Medical Square, 815 First Ave. S.E.
Momoh, a new member of the medical/dental staff, received his medical degree from Northwestern...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 7:34 AM
BLACK LAKE - A rainy start to the spring increased the number of sturgeon larvae collected by Michigan State University researchers at the Sturgeon Hatchery in Cheboygan County. The fingerling sturgeon were released back into local lakes Saturday....
| Aug 22, 2011
| 3:54 AM
TRAVERSE CITY — Apple growers in the eastern U.S. have a despised enemy known as apple scab — a disease caused by a fungus that forms ugly brown or greenish-black pockmarks on the fruit's skin. A scabby apple is unfit for grocery stores...
| Aug 1, 2011
| 4:15 AM
Research into Parkinson's disease will ramp up in Grand Rapids with the awarding of a grant from the Michael J. Fox Foundation.
Researchers at the Van Andel Research Institute and the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, both in...
| Aug 1, 2011
| 7:02 AM
While there have been fewer students enrolled in summer courses at North Central Michigan College in Petoskey, a recent trend shows many of those students are coming from other institutions.
Enrollment numbers have dropped for the summer semester in...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 11:15 AM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- Stacey Ancona has taught science at inner city and suburban high schools in Michigan, but her next teaching job will be in South Carolina.
The 24-year-old Lansing resident is one of hundreds of new teachers leaving for positions in...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 12:46 AM
50 years ago
— Eugene Kruskie of Fochtman’s Motor Company ended the 1961 Petoskey Softball League regular season with a .492 batting average, while Jack Schloser and Charlie Paige followed. The team batting average title went to Bare...
| Aug 10, 2011
| 5:07 AM
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A $2.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation is supporting research at Michigan State University into the effect of land use and climate change on freshwater ecosystems.
The school announced Tuesday that...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 3:38 AM
Court is now back in session.
The Petoskey Northmen varsity volleyball team, like hundreds of other teams across the state, began practice for the 2011 season Wednesday at the high school auxiliary gym.
While yesterday may have marked the official...