| May 31, 2012
| 7:37 AM
Willard L. Howe Sr., 91, died May 25, 2012, at his home in Johannesburg.
A veterans memorial service will take place at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 16, at Sunset Hill Cemetery in East Jordan, under the auspices of the East Jordan American Legion Post. A...
| Jun 2, 2012
The MHSAA State Track and Field meets for all four divisions were held today at various facilities throughtout West Michigan.
Below are the results for each event:
Here are results from the Michigan High School Athletic Association Lower Peninsula...
| Jun 8, 2012
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — Phillip Tobias, a renowned South African paleoanthropologist and expert on early man and hominids, died Thursday. He was 86.
Tobias died in a Johannesburg hospital after a long illness, according to South Africa's...
| Jun 25, 2012
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — It was a most unusual burglary. Thieves got in through the bathroom window and walked past the flat-screen TV, DVD player, expensive camera and a couple of brand-new cellphones. Instead, they took 20 external hard drives...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 1:49 AM
NEWBERRY -- Logan Hensley finished first and Mark Smith was second, leading the Petoskey High School boys cross country team to a first-place finish Saturday in the Newberry Kiwanis Invitational.
The Northmen finished with 23 points, while Sault Ste....
| Feb 26, 2012
| 6:35 AM
JOHANNESBURG, Africa -- Nelson Mandela was released from a South African hospital a day after officials said the ailing anti-apartheid icon underwent treatment for an abdominal ailment.
"The doctors have assured us that there is nothing to worry about...
| Feb 25, 2012
| 3:38 PM
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Former South African president Nelson Mandela was comfortable in hospital on Saturday after undergoing a "diagnostic procedure" for abdominal pains, the government said, telling people not to panic about the health of the 93-year-...
| Feb 26, 2012
| 6:20 PM
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Former South African President Nelson Mandela was discharged from hospital on Sunday after a keyhole abdominal examination showed there was nothing seriously wrong with the 93-year-old anti-apartheid leader, the government said....
| Dec 5, 2012
| 12:16 AM
Animated Soviet version of 'Winnie the Pooh'
Fyodor Khitruk, 95, a prominent Russian animator and director who created the Soviet Union's cartoon version of A.A. Milne's classic Winnie the Pooh stories, died Monday in Moscow,...
| Nov 18, 2012
| 10:03 AM
Chicago Shakespeare Theatre announced Sunday night the shows it will present in the first half of 2013, as part of its World Stages series of global work, much presented in partnership with the British booker and producer Richard Jordan Productions.
| Oct 25, 2010
| 4:34 PM
JOHANNESBURG â A critically endangered black rhino shot nine times by poachers in South Africa has been moved to a zoo in Johannesburg. Faan Coetzee of the Endangered Wildlife Trust said Monday that 5-year-old Phila will stay at the zoo......
| Oct 29, 2010
| 4:34 PM
When South African musician Johnny Clegg started playing music in earnest in the 1970s, he was something of a trendsetter, one who assembled an integrated band of white and black musicians at a time when his nationâs government officially sanctioned.......