| Sep 30, 2013
| 10:27 AM
Students who need eye exams are in luck. Orland Township is holding a free vision clinic for youths still needing the state-required test by the Oct. 15 deadline.
The vision screening will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Orland Township, 14807 S....
| Oct 2, 2013
| 5:25 AM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder has signed legislation updating the grade at which Michigan students must submit a certificate of immunization to schools.
The new laws singed Tuesday require students to submit the certificate upon...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 9:31 AM
Flu clinics are offered at Friendship Centers of Emmet County for the general public age 18 and over.
The first clinic will take place 10:30 a.m.-noon on Thursday, Oct. 10, at the Pellston Friendship Center. The second clinic will be offered at the...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 8:15 AM
The only daughter of eminent French artist Henri Matisse lived a long, eventful life. That is not what some might have predicted for Marguerite Matisse, who is the subject of an intimate, intriguing new exhibit at the Baltimore Museum of Art.
| Aug 29, 2013
| 10:25 AM
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention recently reported that the United States is currently experiencing the largest outbreak of pertussis in 50 years. In 2012, there were more than 41,000 reported cases and 18 deaths in the U.S., with more than...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 7:45 AM
I guess when you grow up in a time when vaccinations were very, very important you just don't understand parents these days that don't get their children vaccinated against diseases that can kill them.
The recent Associated Press story about Michigan...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 12:59 PM
Boyle 'junior chef' team continues
Team "Boyled to Perfection" won their Kentucky State Fair cooking competition against the team from Oldham County High School on Friday by eight points. They continued to compete today against the winner between Barren...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 1:52 PM
The Iditarod Sled Dog Race takes dog mushers and their team on a thousand mile journey over vast frozen stretches of Alaska’s tundra. The Iditarod trail we know today was largely established in the early 1900’s. The trail was used regularly to...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 11:17 AM
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Public health officials and doctors who worry that not enough Michigan children are immunized against diseases must combat a trend not helpful to their cause: More parents are simply refusing to get their kids vaccinated....
| Jul 17, 2013
| 4:23 PM
It's July, which comes right before August which is when school resumes, which means now is the time to make an appointment for your children. The folks at the Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians and the state chapter of the American Academy of...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 9:05 AM
Students in Orland School District 135 may be upset to learn about two changes within the district this year—a new vaccine requirement and a longer first day of school.
The latter change was part of a bill signed by Gov. Pat Quinn in 2012 that...