| Nov 26, 2012
| 7:32 AM
Marilyn Rundles McTaggart, 88, of Flint, passed away on Friday, Nov. 23, 2012.
The funeral service will 1:30 p.m. today, Monday, Nov. 26, at Court Street United Methodist Church, 225 W. Court Street, Flint, with the Rev. Robert Wright officiating....
| Dec 25, 2012
The site where Michael Reese Hospital once stood isn't much to look at, just a 37-acre swath of overgrown land in Bronzeville, behind a shoddy chain-link fence.
Developers are itching to build a casino or perhaps a sports entertainment complex on the...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 5:34 AM
Plans for a major addition and some other changes to the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum and Library were announced Friday morning. This comes as the museum prepares to celebrate the President's 100th birthday in 2013.
President Ford always envisioned...
| Dec 30, 2012
| 10:54 AM
ADRIAN (AP) — They're the places you think of when you think of "college" — leafy campuses, small classes, small towns. Liberal arts colleges are where students ponder life's big questions, and learn to think en route to successful careers and...
| Sep 29, 2012
| 9:11 PM
In many ways, it appears that online education is at last taking hold.
Earlier this month, UC Irvine announced it would offer a selection of free online courses through an agreement with Coursera, a company started by two Stanford University professors....
| Oct 3, 2012
Baby boomer marriages are having a best of times/worst of times moment.
Despite the overall divorce rate in the U.S. dropping during the past two decades, the rate of couples divorcing after age 50 has doubled. In 1990, fewer than 10 percent of...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 5:53 AM
ALANSON — Alanson students may have noticed a few new faces in their hallways this year.
The school welcomed teacher Michelle Spies and teaching assistants Sally McKenney, Kacie Thomas and Amber Gettel for the 2012-2013 school year.
| Oct 7, 2012
Naama Zahavi-Ely teaches religious and classical studies at the College of William and Mary, but her passion is opera.
This month, she's bringing her dreams to the stage by producing a performance of Donizetti's "The Elixir of Love" at 8 p.m. Friday,...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 6:07 AM
Kalamazoo Valley Community College (KVCC) will host the 2012 Greater Kalamazoo Area College Night for high school students exploring their college options.
The event will feature representatives from about 80 colleges, universities, and training...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 8:20 AM
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Heman Marion Sweatt and Abigail Noel Fisher both wanted to attend the University of Texas at Austin.
Both claimed their race was a primary reason for their rejection. Both filed civil rights lawsuits, and the Supreme Court...
| Oct 12, 2012
On a recent sunny fall afternoon, students from Lake View High School streamed out of a nearby convenience store munching after-school snacks.
Some bought cookies and snack cakes. Others got soft drinks and candy. But the majority walked out of Touchdown...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 1:05 AM
North Dakota State University's Veterinary and Microbiological Sciences Department is gaining four faculty members.
Sheela Ramamoorthy, Nathan Fisher, and Teresa and Peter Bergholz are joining the department as assistant professors.