GRAND RAPIDS — There are a handful of issues to untangle before deciding whether or not to try Grand Traverse County’s state representative again.

TRAVERSE CITY — Another box has been checked in the search for a new leader of Traverse City Area Public Schools.

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TRAVERSE CITY — Two bills aimed at making it easier for electric co-ops to build fiber-optic broadband networks and for telecoms companies to use co-ops’ poles have plenty of support so far.

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TRAVERSE CITY — Tom’s Food Markets Inc. President Christine Kuhnke died on Jan. 20, peacefully but unexpectedly. She was 61.

THE G.R. & I. snowplow went out early this morning to clear the tracks from a snowstorm. The railroad tracks were badly drifted but the snowplow opened them up. The 6:46 p.m. train on the M.N. & E. did not arrive until 10:45 p.m. due to leaving late---not the weather.

TRAVERSE CITY — It’s back to the negotiating table for Grand Traverse County staff and union representatives for county employees following a contract snag with a health benefit.

NEW YORK CITY — The Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association honored a pair of local advertising campaigns at the 63rd annual Adrian Awards in New York City on Tuesday.

Five years in the marketplace and the little electrified BMW gets fancier and will travel further than its predecessor. A first glance at the hatchback will no doubt bring forth a peculiar nod while you’re trying to compare it with something else on the road.

Qualifying for Social Security disability benefits — both Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) — is an arduous task. The process is complicated and fraught with so many pitfalls that one small misstep and your claim is rejected. Getting past the …

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TRAVERSE CITY — A unanimous move by Grand Traverse County commissioners to continue welcoming newly arrived refugees into the county met with support — and considerable backlash — on social media.

A deadly coronavirus continues to spread in China, with a death toll of 25 people and more than 800 infected so far, according Friday’s update from the Chinese National Health Commission.

The annual Northwest Michigan Orchard and Vineyard Show showcases science-based tree fruit, grape, and wine information to help our area’s fruit industry stay on the cutting edge of production.

TRAVERSE CITY — Highly Cannaco had its “soft opening” Thursday, and medical marijuana patients who come through its doors can expect to find whatever they need, owner Eric Ryant said.

TRAVERSE CITY — Drivers who grumble about backups at the three-way stop at Boardman Avenue and Eighth Street, rejoice: the end is in sight.

Every once in a while, a play really moves me. Not often these days, because I am too critical of what I am seeing.

Hard to believe it has been almost two months since the publication of the Afghanistan Papers, the confidential reports obtained by the Washington Post that described, in stunning new detail, the mismanagement of a war that has now spanned three decades and three U.S. administrations.

Woodbury Est. Dev. — Vance Rd. LLC, 3654 Wren Drive, Blair Township, new residence, $78,000

TRAVERSE CITY — Continuing high water means the temporary Bluff Road closure on Old Mission Peninsula may be less temporary than originally planned.

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