FOR THE LOVE OF HOCKEY Perspectives on the proposed NHL realignment
When the first full NHL season under the new collective bargaining agreement begins in the fall, the league could look completely different.
The NHL has proposed a realignment plan that would change ... Posted on 3/1/13 at 8:31 PM
GREGOR'S PACKER ANALYSIS GPA Week 17 Recap
Gregors Packer Analysis
Week 17 Recap
In this issue
Chicago wins, then loses
Packers blow the two seed, but they do knock out the Bears
The Chicago Bears needed to beat the Detroit Lions on Sund... Posted on 1/1/13 at 8:45 AM
FATHER KNOWS LAST A Day of Personal Records!
What a strange, yet wonderful day yesterday turned out to be! I started out by waking up alone at 6AM in a Detroit Lakes hotel room. Carl couldnt get out of work Friday night, so I left Grand Forks ... Posted on 9/9/12 at 8:28 PM
THE NEW FORTY The pinnacle of an epic fail...
We (Noah andme) are still in Detroit. We arrived here at 11 AM yesterday via a Delta flight and were supposed to fly to Syracuse via Delta's partner - Pinnacle Airlines. It seems that Pinnacle Airline... Posted on 8/2/12 at 6:37 AM
A woman celebrating the weekend before her 25th birthday was fatally shot Sunday when she hugged an off-duty police officer while dancing at a party, causing the officer's service weapon to fire, according to police and her mother.
A Detroit-area pizza chain is launching a new line of Great Lakes-themed pizzas to help support environmental efforts in the region. Buddy's Pizza announced Thursday that $1 from each pie sold from its Made in Michigan Great Lakes Pizza Collection will be donated to the Alliance for the Great Lakes, a Chicago-based environmental group.
When a person is getting ready to leave a foreign country and begins to notice small red spots spreading across her body, it’s hard to believe that what could possibly be a deadly disease would turn out to be a life saver. Surprisingly, that was the case for Red Wing resident Lise Sievers after the events of Thursday, and it’s what she reflects on most.
Sarha Gorvin and Regan Carstensen
, April 27, 2012
To Detroit native Rhonda Bradley, moving to Williston was a prayer answered. Rhonda’s husband, Charles, drove truck for an automotive supplier and saw his hourly wage cut in half when the auto industry “took a nose dive,” Rhonda said. Then they saw an ad for truck drivers in Williston. With their two daughters and one son grown and on their own, Rhonda, 46, and Charles, 49, decided the timing was right to relocate to North Dakota.
President Barack Obama says higher auto mileage standards set under his administration and better cars built by a resurgent U.S. auto industry will save money at the gas pump over the long term, a counterpoint to Republican criticism of his energy policy. In his weekly radio and online address today, Obama said Detroit automakers are on track to build cars that average nearly 55 miles per gallon by 2025, doubling current mileage standards.
A Nigerian man on a suicide mission for al-Qaida was sentenced Thursday to life in prison for attempting to blow up an international flight with a bomb in his underwear as the plane approached Detroit on Christmas 2009.
A string of students from NCTC toured their new “classroom” Friday morning. “I don’t follow basketball, but I’ll start rooting for the Pistons now,” said one of the students as he strolled through. That’s because that new “classroom” was actually a DC-9 airplane donated to the Northland Community & Technical College Foundation by the Detroit Pistons NBA basketball team.
President Barack Obama wears his decision to rescue General Motors and Chrysler three years ago as a badge of honor, a move to save jobs in an industry that helped create the backbone of the middle class more than a half-century ago. If Mitt Romney, the son of a Detroit auto executive who later served as Michigan governor, wins the GOP nomination, expect to hear a lot about the car industry.
Jim Osborn remembers waking up in a hospital bed, unable to speak.
“It was the most horrible thing when the doctors asked, ‘Who’s this?’ and ‘Who’s that?’” recounted Osborn, a Livonia, Mich., father of two. “And I almost cried because I couldn’t say my kids’ names or my wife’s name.”
A Nigerian man accused of trying to bring down an international jetliner with a bomb in his underwear walked into the start of his federal trial today and declared that a radical Islamic cleric killed by the U.S. military is alive.
President Barack Obama said today that congressional Republicans must put their country ahead of their party and vote to create new jobs as he used a boisterous Labor Day rally to aim a partisan barb at the GOP.
Detroit neighborhoods with more people and a better chance of survival will receive different levels of city services than more blighted areas under a plan unveiled today that some residents fear may pit them against each other for scarce resources.
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