| Jun 11, 2012
| 1:04 PM
tarting in the fall, new iPhones and iPads will have a higher-IQ version of Apple's robot assistant, Siri.
A common complaint has been that the artificially semi-intelligent app is no good at finding movie showtimes, so when you ask Siri when and where ...
| Jul 8, 2012
| 1:05 AM
A new summer exhibit at the Dacotah Prairie Museum, Driving the Yellowstone Trail, commemorates the 100-year anniversary of the start of the trail.
In 1912, the Yellowstone Trail route was established by the Yellowstone Trail Association, a grassroots...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 9:12 AM
The American News has been and is continuing to work on a project of the history of Northern State football: 1902-2012.
The project will be published in its entirety in the Oct. 5 edition of the American News.
Here is a preview of the all-time NSU...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 3:08 PM
BOYNE CITY — In 1988 when the cost of gas rose to $1.70 a gallon, 30-year-old Kenneth Joseph LaBrecque decided he wasn't going to pay that exorbitant price. He scouted out alternative transportation options and discovered Unique Mobility, a...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 2:51 PM
MISHAWAKA — Mishawaka Utilities is seeking to change its water rates, simplifying a convoluted set of prices as it tries to make up for an annual funding gap of about $1.26 million.
In its proposal, it would get rid of the built-in discount for...
| Jan 20, 2011
| 4:32 PM
It???s been 70 years since the Chicago Bears played the Green Bay Packers in a playoff game; they met in 1941, one week after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. With the onset of World War II, all car production......
| Jan 27, 2011
| 4:32 PM
In a bizarre piece of news today, the recent settlement of a class-action lawsuit against Toyota and the Canadian Automobile Dealers Association could make you eligible for some cash, even if you bought a Chevy. In 2003, several federal and......
| Feb 3, 2011
| 4:32 PM
No matter how much snow we get (and thanks, TV and radio folks, for going light on the term "white stuff." I can't recall hearing it even once this week) in subsequent snowstorms, we will never again have one with......
| Jul 29, 2011
| 4:23 PM
Back in 1984, when glam metal band Stryper first started getting attention for its Christian message, critics argued that it was hard to tell its music apart from other rockers whose lyrical message was far more worldly and, in some......
| Aug 12, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Chrysler is recalling 6,686 minivans equipped with optional Class 3 receiver hitches. When loaded to the maximum capacity, the hitch can fracture or bend where it meets the hitch muffler strap, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety...
| May 6, 2010
Whether it's date night at the El Pollo Loco or trading clothes at a swap, it's never been so hip to live econo. Now Ford is hoping to capitalize on the trend with a new take on an old car designed for the fashionably frugal — and young.
| Jun 10, 2010
It's sobering how close Volvo and Saab came to joining Mercury, Pontiac, Saturn, Hummer, Plymouth, Isuzu, Daewoo and Oldsmobile on the growing list of recently shuttered brands.
At the last minute, General Motors sold Saab to Spyker, a tiny Dutch sports-...