| May 4, 2012
| 9:33 AM
Spring is a time of year that often means warm days and colder nights for Northern Michigan — and that type of weather pattern can necessitate some care by people who heat their homes with wood.
In recent weeks, firefighters in the region have...
| May 24, 2012
| 4:25 AM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder and Republican legislative leaders worked out a budget agreement Wednesday that would allow for a small cut in individual income taxes, twice as much money for film credits, a slight increase in education...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 8:00 AM
The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, also known as LIHEAP, will start accepting new applications for this winter today. LIHEAP provides assistance for home heating bills to keep low-income Pennsylvanians warm and safe during the winter months....
| Nov 3, 2012
The Department of Environmental Protection announced today that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has given authorization to grant two kinds of temporary fuel waivers due to fuel shortages from Hurricane Sandy.
DEP requested on Friday that EPA...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 8:53 AM
As winter quickly approaches, now is the time to dust off those space heaters and gather around the fireplace. Or is it?
In fact, fireplaces can be the greatest culprits when it comes to heat loss.
"Open dampers suck warm air right out," warns Julie...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 10:09 AM
When the Renewable Energy Fair started seven years ago at Chena Hot Springs near Fairbanks, a lot of what we saw back then wasn't tried and true. Today, many of those technologies -- wind, solar and biomass -- are in use across Alaska, where some of the...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 11:31 PM
So Paul Ryan--the guy who last night delivered the least factually accurate speech in convention history--I knew him in college.
OK, I didn’t actually know him, and in fact didn’t even attend Miami University until over a decade after the...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 1:09 PM
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder signed legislation Tuesday enacting the states 2013 budget.
Gov. Snyder is several months ahead of the fall deadline. Last year, he also signed the budget well in advance of the deadline.
According to the news release, the...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 5:09 PM
The following is an abridged version of a discussion on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/edpagecourant.
Andrew Teixeira: I'm sorry ... I thought Congress had something to do with creating jobs?!?! Instead of clamoring to cut federal spending, maybe...
| Sep 30, 2012
As obesity rates soar worldwide, the antidote may seem obvious: Eat less! Move more! But the common-sense approach hasn't been terribly effective, prompting some scientists to question the simplicity of the formula.
Although personal decisions and self-...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 7:18 PM
The state may overhaul the system that protects us from getting ripped off at the gas station, grocery store and even the parking meter.
Some lawmakers want to do less-frequent inspections to make sure fuel pumps, home heating oil trucks and parking...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 7:47 AM
Sunday, April 15
Petoskey Duplicate Bridge Club meets at 1:30 p.m. on Sundays at 2144 Cemetery Road, Petoskey (behind Lowe's). All players welcome. Visit www.petoskeybridgeclub.com or call (231) 881-0829 for information.
Monday, April 16