U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos toured the Great Lakes Maritime Academy and Great Lakes Culinary Institute at the Great Lakes Campus of Northwestern Michigan College in Traverse City on her Back To School Tour. 

A gallery of reader-submitted outdoors photos. Submit your best photo of the week to tcrecordeagle@gmail.com and we'll post it online and pick our favorites to run in our reader-shot roundup in the GO: Great Outdoors section that runs on Thursdays. Please include some information about the p…

Road Trip is a monthly travel series by northern Michigan journalists Dave and Jeanne Barber. The series takes regional readers on easy, one-day road trips to visit Michigan museums, parks, nature sites, businesses and festivals, including many of the state's “hidden gems.”

The Record-Eagle remembers the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks with 18 years of front pages. Throughout the years, the day has been markedly remembered, and other years limited to inside pages. 

An ongoing, weekly series of stories focusing on the people of northern Michigan. Click on the map points to read more.

Munson Healthcare Hospice held its third annual Memorial Butterfly Release on Saturday at the Grand Traverse County Senior Center Network in Traverse City. Almost 160 monarch butterflies were released during the event in memory of lost loved ones. "People need to come out and be with others …

Peninsula Community Library opened its doors for donors on Friday night after nearly three years of planning and construction. The $2.5 million, 5,600-square-foot building at the intersection of Island View and Center roads includes a local history room, a children's area, a teen room, a 100…

This Week's Circulars

TRAVERSE CITY — Kadence Renee Crandall passed away Sept. 13, 2019, gaining her angel wings. Kadence was received into this world with open arms and endless love from her mother, Madison Crandall. She weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces and was 21 inches long. Kadence is survived by her great-grandpar…

MASON — Donald Cleatus Ingersoll was born April 20, 1940 in Fife Lake and died Sept. 6, 2019 in Mason. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Ingersoll; one sister, Brenda Secord, of Lansing; one brother, Garey, of Kingsley; four children, Kevin, Lisa, Greg and Holi; five grandchildren; and two…