- Sunday, February 23, 2014
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 ...
The Record: 02/21/2014
Assumed names filed in Grand Traverse County:Continued ...
Building Permits: 02/21/2014
Building permits issued in Grand Traverse County:Continued ...
Plan to restructure Detroit's debt expected today
The blueprint for Detroit’s restructuring in its historic bankruptcy is expected to be filed today, according to a spokesman for state-appointed emergency manager Kevyn Orr.Continued ...
- Thursday, February 20, 2014
Short's Brewing expanding again
Short’s Brewing Co. is investing $5 million on a plant expansion that will bring new jobs to Antrim County.Continued ...
Expert on business in Asia at NMC tonight
Jep Gruman, director of California-based company INcellDX, will present “The Rise of the Asian Tigers” at 6 p.m. today at the Milliken Auditorium.Continued ...
Signet Jewelers buying Zale for about $900M
The largest U.S. jewelry chain on Wednesday decided to put a ring on its much smaller rival, creating a $6 billion jewelry juggernaut with expansive reach in North America.Continued ...
- Wednesday, February 19, 2014
CAR seminars returning to area
An automotive research seminar that draws more than 900 auto executives and researchers to the Traverse City area is scheduled for Aug. 4 to 7 at the Grand Traverse Resort and Spa.Continued ...
Obama, fellow Dems are at odds on big trade bills
President Barack Obama wants to put major emerging trade deals with Europe and Asia on a “fast track” to congressional passage. But with midterm elections looming, many fellow Democrats are working to sidetrack them instead.Continued ...
Budget office: Wage hike would lift pay, cost jobs
Boosting the federal minimum wage as President Barack Obama and congressional Democrats are proposing would increase earnings for more than 16.5 million people by 2016 but also cut employment by roughly 500,000 jobs, Congress' nonpartisan budget analyst said Tuesday.Continued ...
Kellogg to use environmentally friendly palm oil
Kellogg Co. says it will buy palm oil only from companies that don’t destroy tropical rainforests to produce the additive used in many processed foods.Continued ...
- Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Hacking for cash (legally)
It used to be that “hacking” was just a type of crime, a computer break-in. But today, the term is also part of a growing — and perfectly legal — mainstay of the tech sector.Continued ...
Official: Manure from farm fouls water
Liquid manure has leaked from an open-air lagoon at a western Michigan dairy farm into a creek and spread for at least five miles, the state said Monday as health officials encouraged people to stay away from the water.Continued ...
Can GOP fulfill the promise of more jobs?
Republicans fighting a yearslong unionization effort at the Volkswagen plant in Tennessee painted a grim picture in the days leading up to last week’s vote.Continued ...
GM Foundation gives grants to 3 Detroit charities
The General Motors Foundation awarded a total of $1 million in grants to three Detroit charities on Monday in honor of the automaker’s former chief executive.Continued ...
- Sunday, February 16, 2014
Innovation hub an effort to boost food production, cooperation
Craft breweries are becoming wildly popular throughout Michigan and, with success, there is high demand for hops. Thanks to shared productions facilities through the new Grand Traverse Regional Foodshed Alliance, the Michigan Hop Alliance is growing its capacity to serve a greater portion of the market with locally grown hops.Continued ...
Venison targeted for business growth
Venison’s rising popularity as table fare has a northern Michigan company on the hunt for the perfect niche business.Continued ...
Fred Goldenberg: Self-reliance and dignity
Eighty-five of the world’s richest people have a combined wealth greater than 3.5 billion of the world’s poorest people, according to a recent report issued by Oxfam.Continued ...
Business in Brief: 02/16/2014
Auto Tech Night; Board primer; Virtual job fair.Continued ...
Business Memoranda: 02/16/2014
Dr. Dave May has been certified by the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners to perform DOT physicals.Continued ...
- Saturday, February 15, 2014
Ag Forum: Hard cider sees huge gains in popularity
The fourth annual Cider Conference was held in Chicago, Ill. last week. This year’s event moved to a larger facility to accommodate the growing number of attendees.Continued ...