| Jan 25, 2013
| 2:25 AM
Oh, the element of surprise.
Life is often full of them.
Peg Compton was pleasantly surprised when she was about 10-years old when her father, Harry Compton, growled on the sidelines while coaching youth football.
She then watched as her father...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 6:53 AM
CHARLEVOIX -- Artwork by Mikayla Sharrow, Olivia McLenon, Lauren Kwapisz and Aiden Parish from St. Mary's School in Charlevoix is headed to China.
Thousands of Michigan kindergarten through sixth-grade students participated in the 2013 4-H Art Exchange...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 4:39 AM
BOYNE CITY -- Boyne City High School is proud to announce the senior honor awards for the class of 2013. Two graduates addressed their classmates, family and friends at graduation on Sunday: valedictorian Margaret Durbin and salutatorian David Rushlow....
| Apr 5, 2013
Normally I don't complain about the proliferation of movie remakes any more than I complain about movie sequels and communal tables in restaurants — what's the point?
But recently a remake delivered a shiver. Its arrival felt like a cold harbinger...
| May 31, 2013
| 1:05 AM
Lowering feed shrinkage is an economic opportunity for nearly all dairies of any size. Shrinkage comes in many forms, and many factors result in feed waste.
Feed efficiency may be called milk production efficiency or dairy efficiency, but all these...
| May 31, 2013
| 3:34 AM
GRAND RAPIDS — It’s been a busy past few days for Petoskey senior Louis Lamberti.
On Wednesday, he was the student emcee at the 68th annual Petoskey Varsity Awards Banquet, where he received the U.S. Army Reserve Scholar Athlete Award.
| May 22, 2013
| 9:50 AM
Editor's note: Erin Van Berkmoes, guest relations specialist with the Petoskey Regional Chamber of Commerce, submitted the following column. The Petoskey chamber provides administrative support and meeting space for the local SCORE business counseling...
| May 24, 2013
| 1:05 AM
PIEDMONT, S.D. - Will cattlemen someday measure their animals' breaths and belches to determine feed efficiency, or whether they're getting sick?
Pat and Scott Zimmerman think so.
They are principals of C-Lock Inc. in Piedmont, S.D., which has...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 6:36 AM
PETOSKEY -- A candidate elected to the Petoskey Board of Education in November was unable to officially begin board service as early as expected.
School officials planned for Ralph Tramontini to take his oath of office during a special school board...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 12:49 PM
If a tree falls in Maryland's forests — even if no one hears it — researchers soon will have a handle on how much it could contribute to global warming.
A pair of geographical scientists at the University of Maryland, College Park is...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 12:58 PM
Some local students are about to show off their talents on a global stage.
Liberty High School's Odyssey of the Mind team is headed to the world finals in Michigan. The Bedford teens made it there after winning at the state-level last weekend....