| Jul 28, 2011
| 12:08 PM
Shirley L. Tansey, a retired mental health counselor and licensed clinical social worker who had worked at Taylor Manor Hospital and the Johns Hopkins University, died Saturday of Alzheimer's disease at the Charlestown retirement community.
She was 92....
| Jul 27, 2011
| 3:10 PM
The Rev. Edward Bernard Hemler, a former educator who had been pastor of St. Mark Roman Catholic Church in Fallston, died Sunday of internal bleeding at St. Joseph Medical Center. He was 74.
Born in Baltimore and raised in Catonsville, Father Hemler...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 4:25 PM
Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Hospital's Pediatric Unit is bulking up. The only inpatient rehabilitation unit for children in the region, Good Shepherd's pediatric unit has added four private rooms, increasing patient capacity from 16 to 20, Good...
| Feb 3, 2013
| 3:24 PM
A crucial tool in controlling diabetes is being vigilant about what you put in your mouth. But, some experts say, you don't have to be a slave to the glycemic index or banish cake and ice cream forever.
The primary goal for diabetics is to regulate...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 10:30 PM
On Saturday afternoon, the family of Midtown Walmart manager Jason Mahi, 33, heard the startling news that he had been shot at work.
Anchorage police alleged that double amputee Daniel Pirtle, 45, shot Mahi inside the store after a dispute over an...
| Mar 22, 2013
Those of us of a certain age remember the Vietnam War. Many served in Vietnam or had brothers or sons who did.
Others, like me, came home from school and watched it on television every day on the news. Vietnam was the first war to come into the American...
| Mar 16, 2013
| 8:31 PM
A double amputee in a motorized wheelchair cart with a medium-sized service dog allegedly shot a Walmart manager Saturday afternoon over a dispute about the dog, according to the Anchorage Police Department.
Anita Shell, APD spokesperson, said the...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 11:01 AM
Here is our weekly salute to the people, places and organizations that make Northern Michigan a special place to live.
Petoskey officials gathered recently to update goals for the city and the action plans to achieve those goals.
| Feb 18, 2013
| 9:59 PM
Aberdeen Cougars freshman goalie Jon Loefke got a great opportunity Saturday night.
He got to suit up for the Bismarck Bobcats of the North American Hockey League in its game against the Aberdeen Wings. Loefke did not play as the Bobcats lost a 2-1...
| Feb 24, 2013
After some inner turmoil and much self-reflection, 15-year-old Seth Melvin says he's ready to lose his right leg.
His words make his parents cringe.
"I just want to get it chopped off," he says occasionally.
It's a decision that's been looming for...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 1:05 AM
FARGO, N.D. - Am I in trouble? my husband asked as we stood in the darkened entry of a restaurant waiting for a table. He was looking down at his dark brown winter coat.
What happened? I asked.
He stepped into the light and I saw a fairly large...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 4:49 AM
BOYNE CITY -- Brian Kovell stirs a big pot of steaming soup, smiling as the savory scent fills the kitchen.
"Today we have lobster bisque," said Kovell, 60, a volunteer at the Boyne Area Senior Center.
It is not without trial that Kovell cooks, cleans...