| Jan 25, 2013
| 8:12 AM
Petoskey Boy Scout Michael Sullivan recently achieved the rank of Eagle Scout and was honored with a special tribute signed by Gov. Rick Snyder as well as by Sen. Howard Walker and Rep. Frank Foster. The honor was bestowed on Mike at a recent Emmet County...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 11:45 AM
There was no shortage of news in 2012 for the region, in government or new developments.
Projects such as a $150 million wind turbine farm and a multi-million dollar casino could be not far off for Northwest Michigan in 2013, following the beginnings of...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 6:18 AM
PETOSKEY -- While two of Northern Michigan's state legislators had supported a bill that would allow concealed carrying of weapons in churches, schools and day care centers, both were understanding of Gov. Rick Snyder's veto of it on Tuesday.
| Dec 12, 2012
| 9:54 AM
Gov. Rick Snyder was right on one thing, right-to-work is a divisive issue.
Thousands crowded the Capitol Tuesday to be heard on the law that makes it illegal for union membership to be required as a condition of employment.
Pro-union groups staged...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 7:04 AM
Legislation making the gray wolf in Michigan a game animal passed Thursday in the Michigan House on a 66-43 vote.
Gray wolves were removed from the endangered species list in 2011. That same year, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources estimated...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 6:59 AM
Carrying concealed weapons into schools, churches and stadiums is against the law in Michigan, but it might not be for much longer.
Lawmakers in both the House and Senate approved Senate Bill 59 to allow concealed weapons in several gun-free zones...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 7:23 AM
Any question about how Northern Michigan lawmakers might vote on a divisive right-to-work law was answered Thursday.
Local House and Senate lawmakers stuck to their campaign pledges to pass right-to-work legislation in Michigan to outlaw closed union...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 7:18 AM
Protecting diverse ecosystems like wetlands and struggling species such as the piping plover through habitat management has been a priority for Michigan for more than 100 years.
Now, sweeping legislation headed to Michigan House could take away the DNR's...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 8:56 AM
The News-Review reports Harbor Springs is lowering its docks to contend with ultra-low Lake Michigan water levels. The Tip of the Mitt Watershed Council asks "How low can we go?" in its quarterly Current Reflections. For some of us we can still picture...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 1:36 PM
State Rep. Frank Foster won a hometown challenge from Democratic nominee Suzanne Shumway in the 107th House District on Tuesday.
Foster will now serve a second two-year term in the Legislature.
The race was all about Emmet County for both candidates,...
| Jul 27, 2011
| 4:33 PM
An atheist group is suing to remove the famous World Trade Center cross from the National Sept. 11 Memorial and Museum in New York. Britain's Telegraph has been ordered to pay $100,000 over a review it ran on the nonfiction book "Seven Days in the Art...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 8:14 AM
BOYNE FALLS -- The best Michigan has to offer is now available at a single location.
Boyne USA opened the Made in Michigan Store on Monday as the latest Village at Boyne Mountain attraction, featuring art, food, wine and beer and premium products locally...