- Friday, July 4, 2014
Building Permits: 07/04/2014
Building permits issued in Grand Traverse County:Continued ...
- Thursday, July 3, 2014
State Appeals Court affirms rejection of gas wells near forest
The Michigan appeals court has affirmed a decision to reject permits for gas drilling on private land surrounded by state forest in the northern Lower Peninsula.Continued ...
- Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Local Sylvan owner top franchisee in country
Hillary Malone Tilton’s Sylvan Learning Center education didn’t end with math and reading. The company gave Malone Tilton a business education, too.Continued ...
Jason Tank: Don't get excited about dividends, buybacks
Q: The financial media certainly gets all excited about increased dividend payments and share buyback announcements. Are they really all they’re cracked up to be?I’d say both the media and investors get overly excited when companies announce plans toContinued ...
Business in Brief: 07/02/2014
Weight Watchers CEO presentation; Traverse City School of Dressage opens; Health for Boomers program. (Plus more)Continued ...
Bright Blooms opens
TRAVERSE CITY — Playing with new toys and new friends in a new space helped two-year-old Colten Beaver lay the bricks that build creativity and critical thinking.Colten Beaver spent the morning on June 24 tottering around Bright Blooms KinderPlay, aContinued ...
Pronger named Munson COO
TRAVERSE CITY — Munson Medical Center President Al Pilong said restructuring executive staff duties will make the hospital more effective, efficient and focused.Pilong announced Tuesday that Vice President of Operations Derk Pronger was named Munson’Continued ...
Business Memoranda: 07/02/2014
Randy Hawley joined RE/MAX Bayshore Properties as an associate broker. Hawley is a Leelanau County native and has 26 years of real estate experience.Continued ...
- Tuesday, July 1, 2014
A ripening career: Charlie Sheneman leads family venture, Torch Lake Cellars
Charlie Sheneman’s friends laughed when he told them he was leaving California to make wine in northern Michigan. But he can laugh now that he’s just weeks away from opening a new family winery, Torch Lake Cellars.Continued ...
Derk Pronger named Munson COO
Munson Medical Center's Vice President of Operations Derk Pronger was named the hospital's chief operating officer Tuesday.Continued ...
Glenn Puit: Protecting the region's most precious resource
Thousands of pedestrians will cross Front Street this summer to make their way to work, their favorite downtown shop or restaurant.Continued ...
Lessons in business, and life: Sons carry on father's dream
Steve Fancy left his sons with a couple of important lessons about the family business before he died of cancer in 2012. The first lesson was entrepreneurship is the best pathway to business success.Continued ...
- Sunday, June 29, 2014
Fruit crop a mixed bag
No hard frost in spring is a good thing at the Guntzviller’s Berry Farm.Continued ...
Bardenhagen Berries a family tradition
Steve Bardenhagen is following in the footsteps of his father and grandfather in the family tradition of raising strawberries.Continued ...
Jumping into business
The whole Schaub family dove head first into entrepreneurship. The Schaubs launched a new company, LilliPad, to manufacture and sell diving boards for pontoon boats.Continued ...
SCORE: Make strategic planning a team effort
What does the future hold for your small business and what can you do about it?Continued ...
- Saturday, June 28, 2014
Futures File: U.S. crude flows abroad
News that the Obama administration is paving the way for an increase in oil exports for the first time in nearly 40 years provides more evidence of high production and ample supplies in North America. The complicated move, involving the Commerce DepaContinued ...
Partnerships deliver conservation programs
TRAVERSE CITY — In the early 1930s the nation experienced an unprecedented ecological disaster known as the Dust Bowl. Following a severe and sustained drought in the Great Plains, the region’s soil began to erode and blow away, creating huge black dContinued ...
- Thursday, June 26, 2014
Building permits for 6/27/14Continued ...
Assumed names for 6/27/14Continued ...
UPDATE: Credit unions pursue partnership
Members Credit Union of Traverse City and Bay Winds Federal Credit Union of Charlevoix said they plan to unite to create what they described as “one of the strongest member-owned financial institutions in Michigan.”Continued ...
Chrysler announces $63 million investment
Chrysler Group has confirmed plans to invest $63 million in its Warren Stamping Plant to expand capacity at the suburban Detroit facility.Continued ...
- Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Northern Michigan credit unions announce partnership
Two northern Michigan credit unions are planning a merger.Continued ...
Northern Latitudes Distillery finds its footing in Leelanau
Mark and Mandy Moseler turned layoffs from their downstate public teaching positions into a career break.Continued ...
Glenn Puit: The big box dilemma
I have a confession to make. Before I make it, though, I’m going to ask you to work with me so I can stretch out the suspense.Continued ...