| Jun 3, 2009
Mike Bouchard is expected to announce his bid for governor today.
Bouchard is focusing on Michigan's economy and changes in state government as he begins his campaign for governor.
The Oakland County sheriff announces his candidacy Wednesday with events...
| Jun 7, 2009
My Father's Tears
And Other Stories
Alfred A. Knopf: 292 pp., $25.95
And Other Poems
Alfred A. Knopf: 98 pp., $25
Of course he was going to write until the end.
Several million words, 60-plus books. No American of...
| Jan 5, 2010
| 9:18 AM
Michigan Lt. Governor John Cherry has announced that he will not run for governor.
Long considered the heir-apparent to Gov. Jennifer Granholm, politicians and analysts on both sides of the political aisle often wondered if Cherry had the name...
| Apr 16, 2011
| 5:02 PM
The pursuit of happiness drives Western society. And our obsession to find it often is propelled by the need to connect with the latest technology.
For example, thousands will stand in line for the latest gadget because it represents a recent step into...
| Dec 17, 2010
| 11:28 AM
The Board of Directors of the American Soybean Association (ASA) has confirmed Alan Kemper from Lafayette, Ind., as President and Rob Joslin from Sidney, Ohio, as Chairman. Board members also elected Steve Wellman from Syracuse, Neb., to serve as First...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 7:31 AM
The first screening of "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring" came just weeks after the attacks of Sept. 11. The movie had been in the works for years, the first in a trilogy based on novels that had been written decades earlier, of course,...
| Jun 18, 2011
| 5:43 AM
A Wisconsin man is recovering after he was stabbed yesterday afternoon in Lancaster County. It happened around 4:00p.m. in the parking lot of the Brass Eagle Restaurant on the Lincoln Highway in Salisbury Township.
Two Long haul truckers traveling...
| May 15, 2012
| 11:52 AM
DETROIT (AP) — A federal appeals court has thrown out a 60-year sentence for a former Michigan school official who pleaded guilty to child pornography, saying the punishment is unreasonable.
The sentence for Craig Aleo was well above the federal...
| May 22, 2012
| 12:05 PM
In two separate incidents, thieves in Fairfield allegedly got away with hauls that are valuable on paper, though it's unlikely they'd be able to use the entire amount of what they stole, and the resale value of such items is questionable. Marvin Hampton...
| Jun 9, 2012
| 3:28 PM
A Lyons man dies in an accidental drowning Saturday afternoon.
It happened at Kanopolis Lake in Ellsworth County around 12:30pm. Authorities say 40-year-old John Freeman III of Lyons was camping at the lake when he went into the water to swim. People...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 12:10 PM
It's a big day for prize announcements: The Literature Prize announced its formation and sponsor Wednesday at a news conference at the British Library in London. The idea for the prize came into being when a group of British intellectuals took umbrage...