- Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Strong recovery for fruit
With the apple and winegrape harvest behind us, we take a moment to look to the future and ponder what 2014 might bring for agriculture in the Grand Traverse region.Continued ...
Workforce development at the speed of business
Thankfully, there’s a lot of good news in the world of talent development.Continued ...
Manufacturing witnessing resurgence
Kalkaska Screw Products buzzed with activity on a recent weekday afternoon – just like it does in the middle of the night, or in the midst of a long weekend.Continued ...
- Sunday, November 10, 2013
'Hidden treasure' Northport sees new investment
The secret may finally be out in Northport. The village at the northern point of Leelanau County is a quiet, charming place even by northern Michigan standards.Continued ...
Fred Goldenberg: Healing the heart this holiday season
I think the first time it really hit me was in June on my birthday. My Mom was notorious for remembering your birthday the day after the actual date.Continued ...
Business in Brief: 11/10/2013
Business After Hours; Strategic planning; Home for Elf Café. (Plus more)Continued ...
Business Memoranda: 11/10/2013
Business memoranda for 11/10/13:Continued ...
Cargazing: Chevy Sonic nimble, affordable
It is truly exciting to have a U.S.-built car that competes, and many say exceeds, the foreign imports that consumers have been choosing in large numbers.Continued ...
- Saturday, November 9, 2013
Ag Forum: Speak to FDA about food safety rules
Nov. 15 is the deadline for the public to comment on rules developed by the Food and Drug Administration to implement the Food Safety Modernization Act.Continued ...
Futures File: Trans fats in danger, European stagnation
An announcement this week from the Food & Drug Administration outlined a proposal to ban partially hydrogenated oils, citing health risks due to the presence of trans fats.Continued ...
Farm losses not primary reason for wolf hunt
A western Upper Peninsula farmer’s heavy livestock losses are not the primary reason for the first wolf hunt in Michigan since the animal was placed on the endangered species list nearly four decades ago, officials said Friday.Continued ...
- Friday, November 8, 2013
Building Permits: 11/08/2013
Building permits issued in Grand Traverse County:Continued ...
The Record: 11/08/2013
Assumed names filed in Grand Traverse County:Continued ...
- Thursday, November 7, 2013
Mich. governor signs tax cut for auto, boat buyers
People looking to trade in their car for a new one in Michigan will get a tax cut.Continued ...
Frontier to expand in Delaware
Frontier Airlines announced Wednesday that it is expanding operations at the New Castle Airport in Delaware with flights to Detroit and Atlanta.Continued ...
Detroit casinos' revenue declines amid competition
Detroit’s three casinos are reporting a decline in revenue as Ohio’s gambling market draws business and gamblers spend less.Continued ...
- Wednesday, November 6, 2013
New vehicle buyers to see tax break
Gov. Rick Snyder will sign legislation today giving new vehicle buyers a tax break when they have a trade-in, his office announced.Continued ...
Asian carp DNA detected in Lake Michigan sample
A water sample from Lake Michigan's Sturgeon Bay in Wisconsin has tested positive for DNA from invasive Asian carp, although it's unknown whether the genetic material came from a live fish, scientists said Tuesday.Continued ...
Slow economy, big profits
The economy is being slowed by a tight job market, scant pay raises and weak business investment. Yet corporate profits are reaching record highs and fueling record stock prices.Continued ...
- Tuesday, November 5, 2013
Labor holds strong despite blows
Across the middle of the country, organized labor has taken one hit after another in places that were once union strongholds: Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin and Indiana, where workers lost bargaining power and saw their ranks shrink, leaving them weaker than almost any time in the past century.Continued ...
Politician, celeb data breached
An Internet security firm says a limousine software company has been hacked, exposing credit card numbers and potentially embarrassing details about close to 1 million customers, including politicians, star athletes and corporate executives.Continued ...
Challenges abound for Twitter
Twitter has built a digital town square that’s teeming with activity but riddled with financial potholes.Continued ...
Kellogg to cut jobs as cereal sales slide
Kellogg is planning to cut its global workforce by 7 percent as the maker of Frosted Flakes, Rice Krispies and Special K struggles to convince Americans to eat more cereal.Continued ...
- Sunday, November 3, 2013
Name, logo 'strikingly similar'
National website Huffington Post joined with a restaurant chain to produce a blog with a name, logo and content similar to a Benzie County man’s patented, trademarked business model, a move that raised questions about whether the AOL-owned media property copied his concept.Continued ...
Business Memoranda: 11/03/2011
The National American Indian Court Judges Association presented Traverse City attorney Michael Petoskey with a Lifetime Achievement award.Continued ...