| Sep 26, 2012
| 3:16 PM
On the latest album by Thee Oh Sees, “Putrifiers II” (In the Red), John Dwyer sings, produces and plays guitar, keyboards, flute, clarinet and just about everything else he could get his hands on.
For more than a decade, his albums have...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 6:05 AM
PETOSKEY — Before he left work Friday, Sept. 21, for the weekend, Michael Mann stopped to chat with a customer in front of the beer cooler at the Grain Train in Petoskey.
Mann, the store’s beverage manager, had just finished stocking the...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Northern State University has released its dean's list for the 2012 spring semester. Students who earned at least a 3.5 grade point average for the semester were eligible for the list. Full time students honored included:
Aberdeen: Michael Abu-Sirriya,...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 10:34 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- For the second time in a week, a major winter storm paralyzed parts of the nation’s midsection Tuesday, dumping a fresh layer of heavy, wet snow atop cities still choked with piles from the previous system and making travel...
| Feb 28, 2013
Movie shootouts are often dazzling feats of marksmanship. Few filmmakers have the guts to show their version of "Gunfight at the O.K. Corral" the way such gunfights actually go down — dozens of rounds, most missing the mark; pistols popping off,...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 12:08 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — With scant snowfall and barren ski slopes in parts of the Midwest and Northeast the past couple of years, some scientists have pointed to global warming as the culprit.
Then when a whopper of a blizzard smacked the Northeast with...
| Feb 3, 2013
| 6:50 AM
MUNICH (AP) — Iran's foreign minister on Sunday welcomed the United States' willingness to hold direct talks with Tehran in the standoff over its nuclear program but didn't commit to accepting the offer — insisting that Washington must show...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 5:49 AM
At the Grain Train Natural Foods Market, delivery trucks usually back up into the store's parking lot from Mitchell Street, right to the door, where they are unloaded.
It usually takes about an hour and half, said Michael Mann, a Grain Train employee....
| Jan 7, 2013
| 2:02 PM
The Montreal band Godspeed You! Black Emperor is famous for its collages of doomsaying street sermons and sad-eyed orchestrations. But the website You Are Listening to Los Angeles gives that formula a local and often spooky revamp.
The site pairs...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 4:04 PM
(Reuters) - A new supercomputer-based network will allow doctors to use genomic sequencing to speed cancer treatment and could increase survival chances for patients, its creator, billionaire healthcare businessman Dr. Patrick Soon Shiong, said on...
| Sep 25, 2011
| 4:40 PM
Jamie Foxx says he is “tickled black, white and pink over getting the chance to do a movie with Quentin Tarantino. Man oh man!” Foxx produced this marvelous documentary, “Thunder Soul,” about a famously funky high school jazz...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 9:33 PM
This post has been updated. Please see note at bottom for details. Brett Ratner appears to have had a change of heart when it comes to movies getting an early video-on-demand release shortly after opening in theaters. The director's upcoming......