| Jul 19, 2012
| 2:19 AM
CHARLEVOIX — The 10-team Class C Men’s Fast Pitch Softball State Final Tournament begins Friday, July 20.
The tournament is scheduled for the Carpenter Avenue Fields.
The tourney field includes EJ from East Jordan, which plays in the...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 12:59 AM
CHARLEVOIX -- Andy Bouchard's one-out solo home run in the bottom of the seventh inning lifted Big Apple Bagels of Midland to a 10-9 victory over EJ Sunday in the championship game of the Class C Men's Fast Pitch State Tournament at the Carpenter Avenue...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 2:11 PM
Confrontations focusing on diet between children and parents have been around seemingly since the beginning of time. Many children start off as cooperative eaters, anxious to try different types of foods. As they get older, the number of foods they're apt...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 3:27 PM
The holidays are a time for generosity and gifts of food are always welcome by those in need. These gifts can shift the focus from holiday overeating to sharing with those who may not have enough to eat.
There are many ways to give nourishing gifts...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 12:02 PM
Hanukkah begins at sundown Saturday, and the Isle Casino and Racing is offering distinctive holiday dishes in Myron’s Delicatessen and the Farmer's Pick Buffet.
Myron's offerings run from noon until 9 p.m. and Farmer’s Pick Buffet's are...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 10:27 AM
Seminole Casino Coconut Creek has a Lexus giveaway on Thursdays and a bagel for hitting a suited blackjack during the morning in December.
The month's promotions (very lightly edited by me):
$10K Silver Star Slot Tournament...
| Nov 24, 2012
I was treading water at an ad agency in Toronto when I spied an unusual ad in the morning paper. It was an announcement from the U.S. government recruiting able-bodied Canadians to apply for a lottery to enter the U.S. legally with a resident alien, or...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 4:19 AM
From sliced bread to wraps to sandwich thins, there’s no shortage of bread options when it comes to making a sandwich. But some are better than others when it comes to fiber-rich whole grains, and many options that seem oh-so-nutritious really...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 10:34 AM
The Bagel Broker is celebrating their 25th anniversary this month with fun promotions each Wednesday morning from 8-10am!
Today’s special is “Dress like you did back in 1987” and you get 6 free bagels! Next week if you bring in...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 5:47 AM
Classes to begin
Northern State University and Presentation College will start classes in less than two weeks.
Northern’s first day of class starts at 4 p.m. Aug. 27.
PC’s first day of class is Aug. 28.
| Nov 17, 2012
| 5:06 AM
Kelsey Leigh started a tradition with her mom on Thanksgiving that requires no meal plan, food preparation, or, most importantly, post-dinner cleanup.
"My mother and I are our only family now," said Leigh of South Bend, "so we have started going out...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 2:21 PM
In the diet world, there are a few vocabulary words that are generally considered as bad words. All too often, "calorie" is one of them.
But that's too bad, because, according to Brittany Smith, clinical dietitian at Meritus Medical Center, calories...