- Thursday, November 21, 2013
Manufacturing jobs up
Newly released statistics affirm what many northern Michigan business leaders already know: Manufacturing is witnessing a strong comeback.Continued ...
Hydrogen cars could be headed to showroom near you
Cars that run on hydrogen and exhaust only water vapor are emerging to challenge electric vehicles as the world's transportation of the future.Continued ...
GM re-enters small-pickup market with outdoorsy Colorado
GM has reimagined its small pickup truck to cater to outdoorsy folks who haul smelly wet dogs and kayaks.Continued ...
- Wednesday, November 20, 2013
New shoe store opens in Traverse City
TRAVERSE CITY -- Denise Leeds opened her shoe store, LOLA'S, on Front Street with the goal of offering cool shoes that everyday people can afford. "My goal was fashionable, trendy and reasonably priced shoes, plus handbags, accessories, pillows," LeContinued ...
- Sunday, November 17, 2013
Manufacturing makes a comeback
What a difference a few years makes for Michigan manufacturers. These days the economic climate in Michigan is far different, said Mitchell Stapley, chief investment officer at Fifth Third Bank.Continued ...
Harley Luplow: New technology, fuel and 'old way'
“Alternative View of Change” is the subtitle of the acclaimed television series Connections.Continued ...
Banker looks at economy
Mitchell Stapley, chief investment officer for Fifth Third Bank, gave Grand Traverse region business leaders an in-depth look at the economy this week at the Traverse City Area Chamber of Commerce’s 2014 Economic Outlook event.Continued ...
Business in Brief: 11/17/2013
Fiscal fitness; Small biz loans; Biz after hours. (Plus more)Continued ...
Business Memoranda: 11/17/2013
Nicholas Porritt of Traverse City joined Dennis Gartland and Niergarth as an associate.Continued ...
- Saturday, November 16, 2013
Fruit crop insurance deadline approaching
TRAVERSE CITY -- Fruit growers take notice: the deadline for applying for crop insurance is upon you. The United States Department of Agriculture's Risk Management Agency said Nov. 20 is the deadline for fruit growers to buy a new crop insurance poliContinued ...
Agriculture Forum: Reasons to choose a locally grown turkey
TRAVERSE CITY -- Thanksgiving is one of America's most anticipated holidays. There's a chill in the air, and people come together to celebrate around food, family, and community. So why not help support your regional "family" by choosing a local pastContinued ...
Futures File: Orange juice market shines, pork slides
TRAVERSE CITY -- Orange juice prices blasted upward in response to a recent United States Department of Agriculture report predicting Florida's orange crop this year would be the smallest since 1990. A combination of dry weather and a disease knownContinued ...
- Friday, November 15, 2013
Dems eye ending tax breaks
Democrats’ new mantra in budget talks is to close tax loopholes for certain businesses, investors and professionals as a way to raise more revenue to help ease autopilot spending cuts that soon are to become more painful.Continued ...
The Record: 11/15/2013
Assumed names filed in Grand Traverse County:Continued ...
Building Permits: 11/15/2013
Building permits issued in Grand Traverse County:Continued ...
TVA to close 8 coal-powered units in Ala. and Ky.
The Tennessee Valley Authority's board has voted to close six coal-powered units in Alabama and replace two others in Kentucky with a natural gas plant.Continued ...
After Nokia, a mobile games boom in Finland
From mobile phones to mobile games. Finland has found there's life after Nokia in a bustling startup scene that's produced hugely popular game apps from "Angry Birds" to "Clash of Clans."Continued ...
- Thursday, November 14, 2013
Short's expanding Bellaire pub
Short’s Brewing Company is expanding its pub operation in Bellaire in a $1.2 million project that’s expected to create 20 jobs.Continued ...
State Bank opens new offices
Traverse City State Bank has a new look and feel downtown, not to mention a lot more office space.Continued ...
Next generation of biofuels is still years away
The first trickle of fuels made from agricultural waste is finally winding its way into the nation's energy supply, after years of broken promises and hype promoting a next-generation fuel source cleaner than oil.Continued ...
Lincoln hopes for smoother 2014 with new MKC SUV
After a bumpy start to its reinvention as a luxury brand, Lincoln hopes to smooth things out with a graceful new SUV.Continued ...
- Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Aviation settlement benefits TC travelers
A legal settlement stemming from the proposed merger of American Airlines and U.S. Airways should secure several flights at Cherry Capital Airport for years to come, officials said.Continued ...
Prairies vanish in the US push for green energy
Robert Malsam nearly went broke in the 1980s when corn was cheap. So now that prices are high and he can finally make a profit, he's not about to apologize for ripping up prairieland to plant corn.Continued ...
Wind turbines halt while DTE probes blade break
DTE Energy Co. says it has halted power production and construction at a wind park in Michigan's Thumb while it investigates why a blade broke on one turbine.Continued ...
- Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Economy still building momentum
There’s often a fine line between optimism and realism, not unlike the shades between a realist and a pessimist.Continued ...