- Saturday, March 1, 2014
Michigan field crop values dropped in 2013
The preliminary value of Michigan field crops was down 13 percent in 2013, according to the USDA’s 2013 crop value report.Continued ...
Futures File: Turbulent commodities
After the rapid overthrow of Ukraine’s pro-Russian President Viktor Yanukovych last weekend, tensions have been rising as Ukraine struggles to carve out new political leadership.Continued ...
- Friday, February 28, 2014
Grow Benzie offers website help
Grow Benzie is hosting a series of workshops for owners of new, growing and potential startups to learn about getting small businesses off the ground.Continued ...
Building Permits: 02/28/2014
Building permits issued in Grand Traverse County:Continued ...
The Record: 02/28/2014
Assumed names filed in Grand Traverse County:Continued ...
- Thursday, February 27, 2014
Makers, grape growers meet
The Rubin family’s history of barrel-making started in 1902 when Grandpa Charley started the original family company: Detroit Beer Barrel.Continued ...
US safety agency to probe GM recall response
The U.S. government's auto safety watchdog is investigating whether General Motors acted quickly enough to recall 1.6 million older-model small cars in a case linked to 13 deaths.Continued ...
Delta County gets loan for property redevelopment
Delta County in the Upper Peninsula will receive a $450,000 state loan to redevelop a vacant property in Escanaba.Continued ...
- Wednesday, February 26, 2014
GT Band distributes 2% funds
The Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians recently distributed more than $900,000 to 51 local organizations as part of its 2 percent allocation of video gambling revenue.Continued ...
Delta to add summer airline seats
More of Traverse City’s summer traffic will take to the skies. Delta Airlines will add 40 to 60 seats to its daily summer service from Detroit to Traverse City starting in May.Continued ...
Virtual career fair today
Northwest Michigan Works is hosting the Michigan Virtual Career Fair at its service center today from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.Continued ...
- Tuesday, February 25, 2014
WhatsApp to add voice to its messaging service
WhatsApp, the popular messaging service for smartphones that’s being acquired by Facebook, will soon be offering a voice service.Continued ...
Kellogg approves buybacks
Kellogg Co. said Monday that its board of directors approved a plan to buy back up to $1.5 billion of its own stock. It also declared a quarterly dividend of 46 cents per share.Continued ...
Gas up ten cents over past week
AAA Michigan says gasoline prices have risen about 10 cents during the past week to a statewide average of about $3.59 per gallon.Continued ...
Grand Rapids officials discuss mortgage program details
A state housing official and elected leaders in Grand Rapids discussed details of a mortgage program designed to help increase home sales.Continued ...
- Sunday, February 23, 2014
Up and Down Winter
Bill Nall is getting used to 14-hour work days this winter. The owner of Dino’s Pizza in Traverse City said the brutal stretch of cold, nasty, fatiguing, make-you-want-to-head-south-for-the-winter weather has been good for his northern Michigan business.Continued ...
Benzie County bees stay north for the winter
Benzie County beekeeper Greg Griswold considers taking his honeybees to warmer climates during the winter, but he prefers keeping them in northern Michigan.Continued ...
SCORE: Pitching your product to home shopping TV
Many entrepreneurs wonder if having their product featured on one of the two major home shopping networks, QVC or HSN, is their ticket to success.Continued ...
Business Memoranda: 02/23/2014
Rotary Charities will welcome Joe Liszewski as the new NorthSky Nonprofit Network program director.Continued ...
Business in Brief: 02/23/2014
TAAR After Hours; Websites class; Image360 contest. (Plus more)Continued ...
Cargazing: Lexus RX crossover upgraded
Ever since the Lexus RX was launched 15 years ago, it’s followed a three-part formula that buyers seem to like.Continued ...
- Saturday, February 22, 2014
Ag Forum: Market celebrates 5th year
The Village at Grand Traverse Commons Farmer’s Market is celebrating its fifth year of providing local products to the Grand Traverse area this year.Continued ...
Protecting family forest lands workshop
Families interested in making sure their forest lands stay in the family for generations to come are invited to attend a special workshop on March 1.Continued ...
Futures File: Chinese go for gold, council says
As international athletes competed this week, China came out with a different sort of prize – the Asian nation was declared the world’s largest gold consumer by the World Gold Council.Continued ...
- Friday, February 21, 2014
Odom Reusable announces expansion
A retailer that specializes in salvaging used building materials for resale is expanding to Grand Rapids.Continued ...