| Apr 9, 2012
Ann Lurie isn't very good at being merely a name etched in granite.
Take the coming fundraising gala to celebrate the completion of the new Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, a 1.25 million-square-foot facility in Streeterville with...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 2:46 PM
When author Nami Mun was 13, she ran away from her family's Bronx apartment. She survived by holding down odd jobs and living wherever she could — on benches, in shelters or squatting in abandoned buildings. In her early 20s, she found steady...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 7:03 AM
Neal Touran, M.D., died unexpectedly last Thursday while running repeat miles at the track, which was his traditional birthday workout.
Dr. Touran had practiced anesthesia at Northern Michigan Hospital for 31 years, participating on medical teams that...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 8:02 AM
The Grand Rapids Griffins on Tuesday signed forward and East Grand Rapids native Luke Glendening to a one year contract. Glendening becomes the first player from greater Grand Rapids to ever sign with the club.
This spring, Glendening capped off a...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 2:35 PM
It's sure to be a swim down memory lane for Steve West.
The Huntington Beach resident is headed for Omaha this weekend for the 2012U.S. Olympic TeamTrials in men's swimming. West is no stranger to competing for a spot on an U.S. Olympic team; he'll be...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 9:43 PM
A year ago, Sam Mikulak was dealt a major setback in his quest to reach the London Olympics as a gymnast.
He always had dreams of reaching the Olympics while growing up in Newport Beach and training at SCATS Gymnastics in Huntington Beach.
| Jun 25, 2012
| 3:51 PM
Decriminalizing pot and opening the door to medical marijuana seems like the right thing. We've wasted millions of taxpayer dollars in a futile effort to block use of something that seems less harmful than alcohol.
I'm sure of it, just like I can't think...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 12:53 AM
Former University of Michigan football player Jon Jansen will be the featured speaker at a luncheon hosted by the Little Traverse Spirit Group 12:15 p.m. Thursday, June 28, at Stafford's Perry Hotel in Petoskey.
Jansen played offensive tackle for the...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 10:15 AM
Harpist Lynne Aspnes will perform a benefit concert for Brother Dan's Food Pantry 7 p.m. Thursday, June 28, at St. Francis Xavier Church in Petoskey.
Aspnes, professor of harp in the school of music at Arizona State University in Tempe, served as...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 7:32 AM
A daughter, Ani Alaina, was born to Andrea and Guy Golembiewski of Harbor Springs at 8:36 p.m. Oct. 3, 2012, at McLaren Northern Michigan hospital in Petoskey. Ani weighed 4 pounds, 6 ounces and was 17 inches long at birth. Grandparents are Joe...
| Oct 18, 2012
David A. Peterson, a pioneer in the field of gerontology education and a longtime professor and director of USC's Leonard Davis School of Gerontology, has died. He was 75.
Peterson died Oct. 4 of advanced Parkinson's disease at a nursing facility in...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 1:15 AM
My favorite quote was from the British government spokesperson, who assured us: "All ammunition used by UK armed forces falls within international humanitarian law and is consistent with the Geneva Convention."
Tears come to my eyes as I think about...