| Sep 28, 2012
| 9:41 AM
Get ready for a full weekend buzz – National Coffee Day is Saturday and there are freebies and bargains aplenty.
Coffee consumption is up 7% from 2011, according to a report from the National Coffee Assn. Researchers this year found that java...
| May 21, 2012
| 2:47 PM
Consumers put up with a lot, but nothing torques them off quite like confusing, misleading or inequitable pricing, whether it's concert tickets, bagels or even a single banana.
Nancy B. of New Britain says she knows of at least four ticket prices...
| 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...
| 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...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 5:01 PM
I don't know anyone famous to quote here, other than my mother, who insisted that my sister and I eat something before we left for school.
“At least have a piece of toast,” she said. “You can't think in class if your stomach is empty.&...
| 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.
| Apr 17, 2012
| 7:20 AM
Feeling flush this Tax Day and looking to blow your whole refund on a single meal? You're in luck, because Triomphe restaurant in New York City is hosting a 12-course "Great Write-off" dinner at a mere $1040 a head.
While you're busy gobbling down...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 1:11 PM
It's Tax Day again. For procrastinators around the country, it can be very stressful. Many companies looking to relieve some of that stress are offering freebies throughout the day.
This year, many are urging consumers to visit their Facebook pages and...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 12:22 PM
The message hasn't changed: "We are what we eat." That message is gaining momentum and growing louder and clearer every day. We may not be able to prevent illness altogether, but there's lots we can do to allay it and prevent progression -- and that...