- Routine business occupied the attention of the council last Monday night at the regular meeting. The feature of the session was the large number of petitions that were sent in by citizens in different parts of the city who wanted many things seen to that have been neglected.
- Miss Helen Hannen, violinist Miss Mary Kellogg, pianist and W. Ogden Johnson, celloist left yesterday for Neahtawanta where they will furnish music at the hotel for the summer. This combination makes one of the best three-piece orchestras to be procured. It goes without saying that the resorters may look forward to some good music.
- Grand Rapids and Indiana Engine No. 124 northbound from Cadillac to Petoskey, crashed into the rear of a double header extra freight, inside the Fife Lake city limits Saturday morning. The brakeman who was riding the pilot jumped off the car as did the fireman whose leg was broken above the knee. The fracture was reduced by a physician.
- George Weaver, C. Peck and Will Gilde returned home Saturday after having served on jury duty here. They were seated for three weeks and heard testimony in a half dozen cases.
- A case of extra fine strawberries donated to the cause of development by William Heimforth of Elmwood Township, has been put in glass by the western Michigan Development bureau. These will be kept until the fruit shows this fall and then put upon display that the people of the world may know what fine fruit grows in western Michigan.
- One of the petitions sent to the council to be considered at the last session was a request of Stephen McGarry to be allowed to cut the hay on the property of the Queen City Electric Light and Power plant. It was referred to the committee on ways and means.
- Traverse City can show some products of the soil as well as the much-lauded and famous peninsula and surrounding country. Herman Yorks, at 1058 Webster Street, dug some new potatoes today, one of which measured 7 1/2 inches in circumference.
- George Eddy of Rockford who has been at Pankops Corners for the past two months looking after Mr. Squires’ interests at that place went home Tuesday. He will spend a couple weeks’ vacation there before return to the Corners.
- Miss Clara Thomas, who has been in Loveland, Colorado for the past few years, arrived home Friday and will spend the summer with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Thomas of Northport. She will return to Colorado in September.
- Saturday evening, the Grand Traverse Rebecca Lodge No. 192 I. O. O. F. met for the regular season and elected officers for all assignments. The work of installation was given by B. D. P. Martha Hornsby and Grand Marshall Mary Lotharins.
- Charles Wiles, formerly of this city, died at the Soldiers’ Home in Grand Rapids Wednesday. He is the father of Mrs. J. J. Shier of this city.
- Advice on deportment. It is as unbecoming for a gentleman to sit with legs crossed as it is a lady.
- Medical advice of a century ago. In a general way, having no longer an active life to lead, the aged need merely a diet of maintenance.
Best buy of the week. Long silk gloves, half off at The Barney Co.
City to increase focus on sidewalk plowing
City commissioners buried in residents' complaints about unplowed sidewalks took little warmth from efforts to increase enforcement of snow removal requirements for property owners.Continued ...
Interlochen Wendy's robbed; man arrested
Authorities arrested an Interlochen man on suspicion of armed robbery. Michigan State Police responded to a report of an armed robbery at the Wendy’s restaurant in Interlochen on Sunday night.Continued ...
Interlochen Wendy's subject of armed robbery
Authorities arrested an Interlochen man, 50, on suspicion of armed robbery.Continued ...
To the University of Michigan’s C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital in Ann Arbor for stepping forward to offer free open-heart surgery for Nguyen Duyen, a Vietnamese exchange student.Continued ...
Local MSU fans revel in Big 10 title
Rob DeLonge lost his voice on Saturday and by Sunday night it still hadn’t returned. A fair trade off for a Big 10 football championship, as far as he was concerned.Continued ...
Historical Photo of the Week: 12/09/2013
Can any readers identify the children in this photo?Continued ...
TCAPS reviews Cousins
Traverse City Area Public Schools’ Board of Education will release their annual evaluation of the district’s superintendent during a meeting tonight.Continued ...
Historical Photo Update for 12/02/2013 image
Historical photo information, provided by readers, for the Dec. 2 image:Continued ...
Hounds complete sweep of Firehawks
Five different players scored goals as the Traverse City Hounds defeated the Soo Firehawks 5-2 on Saturday night.Continued ...
Letters to the Editor: 12/09/2013
From three to four?; Should be thanked.Continued ...
Touching Michigan's History
Sometimes it’s best to sit on the floor and pass around artifacts to get a feel of early Michigan history.Continued ...
News From 100 Years Ago: 12/09/2013
Honor man bucked drifts with auto — When he reached here his machine showed the effects of hard usage.Continued ...
Northern Notes: Rain doesn't dampen support
Rain doesn't dampen support for Cooks' House pig roast fundraiser for Traverse Health Clinic.Continued ...
Local Bowling Scores: 12/09/2013
Local bowling scores from Lucky Jack's:Continued ...
Midwest Junior Hockey League Standings: 12/09/2013
Midwest Junior Hockey League Standings as of Sunday, Dec. 8:Continued ...
Community in Brief: 12/09/2013
Christmas Cookie Walk; Christmas dinner.Continued ...
Today in Sports: 12/09/2013
What's happening in sports across the region and the country:Continued ...
- Monday, December 2, 2013
Girls Basketball: St. Francis wins season opener (with video)
The St. Francis Gladiators started the 2013-14 season with a 47-23 win over Harbor Springs tonight in the Katie Heintz Keep Believing Tip-off Tournament.Continued ...
Bomb squad called to Cherry Growers
A Cherry Growers Inc. employee’s discovery of a “suspicious device” brought a state police bomb squad to the fruit processor’s Grawn building.Continued ...
Rich resigns from TCAPS board
Applications are being accepted for an open spot on Traverse City Area Public Schools’ Board of Education following the resignation of a trustee and former board president.Continued ...
Authorities investigate 'suspicious device'
Cherry Growers, Inc. is offering a reward for information about a "suspicious device" that brought the bomb squad to its main office.Continued ...
TCAPS board member resigns
Marjorie Rich has announced her resignation from the Traverse City Area Public Schools Board of Education.
Monday's Sports Scoreboard
Due to technical problems, Sunday's scoreboard was publsihed in the 12/02/13 paper.Continued ...
Cheers & Jeers: 12/02/2013
To Solar Up North Alliance program, a partnership between Cherryland Electric Cooperative and Traverse City Light and Power which allows customers to lease a solar panel for $470 with a $75 rebate, for winning the “Exemplary Project” award from the Great Lakes Renewable Energy Association.Continued ...
Academy's 6-week electives are fun, educational
Brittany Wright lined up six bananas and hooked them up to her computer using a special circuit board and connector wires.Continued ...
- City to increase focus on sidewalk plowing