- Saturday, March 22, 2014
Ag Forum: A time to celebrate
One hundred years of “being there” for the citizens of Michigan. That’s what Michigan State University Extension is celebrating this year.Continued ...
Cherry Capital Foods to be awarded
Cherry Capital Foods will receive an award from the Michigan Small Business Development Center at the Michigan Celebrates Small Business awards ceremony on May 6.Continued ...
Futures File: Pricey breakfasts; ethanol up, too
Over the past few months, basic commodities that make up the bulk of Americans’ morning meal have risen sharply in price.Continued ...
- Friday, March 21, 2014
Building Permits: 03/21/2014
Building permits issued in Grand Traverse County:Continued ...
The Record: 03/21/2014
Assumed names filed in Grand Traverse County:Continued ...
- Thursday, March 20, 2014
Elk Rapids exec headed to China
The Elk Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce’s executive director is headed to China on a trip sponsored by a California travel company.Continued ...
Dealership donates $3,374 to AC PAW
Cherry Capital Subaru recently donated $3,374.90 to local animal shelter AC PAW.Continued ...
Super cherry new festival mascot
There will be a new visitor to the 2014 National Cherry Festival, and his name is Super Cherry.Continued ...
- Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Distillers say it’s time to reform taxes
Kent Rabish loves making vodka, whiskey and rum in Michigan. He wouldn’t have it any other way. The Grand Traverse Distillery owner does see room for improvement in the state’s business climate for distilleries, though.Continued ...
GT Distillery opening downtown
Today is a big day for Grand Traverse Distillery. Owner Kent Rabish will sign a lease this morning to open a new retail outlet at 215 E. Front St.Continued ...
Glenn Puit: Seeding the local ag economy
This spring is experiment time for Mark Moseler. The proprietor of the 18-month-old Northern Latitudes Distillery in Leelanau County wants to make his alcohol with as many locally grown products as possible.Continued ...
Business in Brief: 03/19/2014
Hospitality training offered in TC; Brownwood Farms goes Non-GMO; Biz after hours. (Plus more)Continued ...
Black Star Farms welcomes Grand Traverse Distillery
Don Coe wants to help young entrepreneurs get their businesses started.Continued ...
Business Memoranda: 03/19/2014
Shelly Brunette of Real Estate One has been named a member of the Presidents Circle.Continued ...
Clothing store features Western wear, biker-themed togs
Gary Taylor was born and raised a country boy. His country roots run as deep as an oak tree’s, and Taylor spent much of his childhood working and driving tractor on his grandfather’s 30-acre farm in southern Michigan.Continued ...
Businesses combine activity, lodging for easy vacation planning
Traverse City Tourism President Brad Van Dommelen believes the city has to fight for visitors, and local businesses that package activities, lodging and meals under one price makes tourists turn toward Traverse City.Continued ...
Andrew McFarlane: Tourism, drink scene a perfect mix(er)
I recently had a chance to ask Pure Michigan Vice President George Zimmerman why they’d selected Traverse City to host this year’s Pure Michigan Governor’s Conference on Tourism.Continued ...
- Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Horizon Outlet Mall stores relocating, closing
TRAVERSE CITY -- The local Gap posted a sign in its fitting room that alerted customers to a major change. "We have some exciting news to share … The Gap Outlet will be moving to a new location in May 2014!!! We are very excited to announce that we aContinued ...
- Sunday, March 16, 2014
West Bay renovation wraps up
Visitors to the West Bay Beach resort will notice lots of changes this summer.Continued ...
Fifty-acre development proposed on Long Lake Road
Meyers Ackerman looks out his back window and sees a farm field soured from too many years of corn crops, but sweet with years of memory.Continued ...
Doug Luciani: Bettering Michigan's business climate
The Traverse City Area Chamber board recently endorsed a projected state ballot issue in August to eliminate personal property taxes for small businesses and manufacturers.Continued ...
- Saturday, March 15, 2014
Ag Forum: Young farmers receive scholarships
Four young farmers from northwest Michigan were awarded scholarships in January from the Northwest Michigan Horticultural Research Foundation (NWMHRF) to attend the 2014 International Tree Fruit Association (IFTA) annual conference in Kelowna, British Columbia.Continued ...
Certified Non-GMO food
Brownwood Farms customers can eat in peace knowing the blueberries in their preserves came from the dirt, not a lab.Continued ...
Futures File: Ukraine careens toward rough breakup
The crisis in Ukraine deepened this week as the Crimean region prepared for a referendum on Sunday about whether or not to break away from the rest of Ukraine.Continued ...
- Friday, March 14, 2014
Goodwill helps people find independence
Terry Berden had a chance to follow through on his principles when he sought a new employee to keep the Great Lakes Stainless factory clean and safe.Continued ...