| Nov 6, 2012
| 8:27 AM
BOYNE FALLS -- Students from Boyne Falls Public School who participate in the Crooked Tree Strings Program had the opportunity Friday to visit and listen to the Great Lakes Chamber Orchestra guest soloist, Andy Tuck.
Tuck spent the morning sharing with...
| Nov 7, 2012
Longtime golf instructor
Jim Flick, 82, a golf instructor for more than 50 years whose clients included Tom Lehman and Jack Nicklaus, died Monday at his home in Carlsbad, Calif., of pancreatic cancer, his family said.
Flick taught golf in...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 7:03 AM
BOYNE CITY -- The Charlevoix County History Preservation Society will present its August History Speaker Series event, "Northern Michigan Postcards -- The Edward Beebe Story," with guest speaker Jack Hobey at 7 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 27, at the Boyne...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 11:51 AM
When it comes to LGBT inclusiveness, two Chicago schools are at the top of the pack, according to a recently released list by Campus Pride.
The organization, which promotes safety for LGBT students in higher education, named both the University of...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 7:34 AM
There was a little something for everybody in the Olympics: drama, competition, pageantry and spectacle, stories of victory and of triumph over adversity. For Michigan in the 2012 games in London, there was all that and more.
Our state was...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 3:37 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — As the income gap between rich and poor widens, a majority of Americans say the growing divide is bad for the country and believe that wealthy people are paying too little in taxes, according to a new survey.
The poll released...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 5:38 PM
Experts say that a blood test commonly used to screen for prostate cancer can cause more harm than good and leads healthy men to receive useless and sometimes dangerous treatments.
But try telling that to the tens of millions of American men who continue...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 7:52 AM
HARBOR SPRINGS -- The First Presbyterian Church of Harbor Springs will host "Americana," a program featuring saxophone and piano music inspired by the American musical ethos, at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 2. The church is located at 7940 Cemetery Road....
| Sep 2, 2012
The love story of Cathryn and Rafael reads like the plot of a romantic comedy.
There's the requisite rom com "meet cute."
Then there's a madcap ski weekend eerily similar to the one in the second "Bridget Jones" movie.
Let's not forget the time...
| Sep 10, 2012
Jeff Nelson and his team at OneGoal knew they couldn't just focus on academics when they began to put together a strategy in 2007 to help underperforming Chicago Public Schools students enter college and earn degrees.
As he talked to teens who had...
| May 30, 2012
| 6:46 AM
PETOSKEY — Jessica LeBresh, 22, of Petoskey, can’t think of any place she’d rather be than Ireland.
She’s already traveled to the Emerald Isle four times, but her next visit to the country will be as the winner of the Robert...
| May 30, 2012
| 3:38 PM
The times of Ivy League students bragging about being Ivy League students are over. Now everybody can be an Ivy League student for free. Well, sort of... Stanford University has launched "Udacity", an online educational platform that is making waves...