| Apr 19, 2012
| 7:43 AM
Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley on Thursday told Muskegon Heights Public Schools that he has appointed an emergency manager to serve the district and look over the troubled finances there.
Donald Weatherspoon, Ph.D., has been appointed effective Monday,...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 3:43 AM
Students graduating from Grand Rapids Community College Friday will hear a commencement speech from Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley.
The ceremony is scheduled to begin at 6:00 p.m. at the Ford Fieldhouse in Grand Rapids. According to GRCC, approximately...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 12:30 PM
The death of a Western Michigan State University student is under investigation after the 21 year-old-student was found dead in his home.
Police say that Logan Heere Knibbe was pronounced dead at his home in the 1000 block of Davis Street shortly before...
| Jul 22, 2009
When Alayna Kurek panicked one day about forgotten homework, the 9-year-old stunned her school counselor by using a yoga breathing technique to calm down.
That stress-relief method is a reason Sherri Kurek said she takes her two children, Alayna and...
| Aug 18, 2010
Suspicion has long existed that maybe a significant percentage of kids diagnosed with attention-deficit disorder or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder were really just livelier than was warranted for a classroom environment. Or, rather, immature....
| Mar 5, 2010
Kim Harper started a career before starting a family. After graduating from Michigan State University in 1990, she traveled, earned a law degree and began working as an attorney. When Harper married in 2006, she and her husband, Jeff, hoped a baby would...
| Aug 12, 2009
As we munch into the fragrant core of peach season, shoppers face an array of choices for the same fuzzy fruit but little guidance on which type to pick. Expensive organic? Pricey farmers market? Cheap peaches from the grocery store?
Cost is certainly...
| Aug 27, 2010
| 3:04 PM
When handling raw meats, poultry and seafood, it's important to keep food safety in mind. You want to avoid cross-contaminating plates, platters and utensils used for raw foods and those used for cooked foods.
When grilling, I always aim to have two...
| Sep 23, 2009
| 9:15 AM
Wondering what to do with that abundance of garden-fresh herbs you've carefully tended all summer long?
No worries. You can enjoy fresh herbs year-round by drying or freezing. They won't have quite the quality of fresh-picked ones, but they can still...
| Oct 1, 2006
| 6:40 PM
Many local and national organizations aim to improve youth sports culture through the education of coaches and parents and the training of sports officials. A number of them also offer youth sports programs.
National Assn. for Sport and Physical...
| 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...
| Dec 13, 2009
Stephen E. Toulmin, a British-born philosopher and retired USC professor who created a model for evaluating the practical arguments that arise from daily life during a six-decade career that brought him prominence in several fields, has died. He was 87....