TRAVERSE CITY — Traverse City-based ATLAS Space Operations Inc. has partnered with launch and space logistics services company Aevum Inc. on a mission called ASLON-45.


Michigan-based Hudsonville Creamery & Ice Cream Co. two years ago started selling its delicious product in 56-ounce containers rather then the traditional 64-ounce half-gallon container. That equals a 12½ percent decrease in ice cream per container without a 12½ percent decrease in price…

LANSING — The Bureau of Services for Blind Persons recognized three companies with local ties in its Achievement Honor Roll Awards.

Most seniors have completed their college applications and are wondering what happens next. The priority deadline for college admissions at a large number of schools was Nov. 1, but some schools that have later deadlines. Make sure that you are verifying the deadline for each school of interest.

It’s open enrollment season — that special time of year when we put on our gambling hats and take a guess at how sick we’ll be during the next 12 months. Few decisions are less enjoyable to contemplate than possible illness for ourselves and our loved ones.

TRAVERSE CITY — The process of making wine is thousands of years old, so there isn’t anything “new” any more.

Dr. Michelle R. Young, a board-certified specialist in pathology, has joined Munson Medical Center. She practices at Grand Traverse Pathology, which can be reached at (231) 935-6100. Young is a graduate from the Wayne State University of Medicine in Detroit. She completed a residency in anat…

TRAVERSE CITY — The Great Lakes Fishery Commission and other project partners want an agreement with Traverse City laying out some basics for a bidirectional fish passageway planned for the Boardman River.

Like its namesake town tucked into Colorado’s Rocky Mountains, the new 2020 Telluride by Kia is rugged and adventurous. It seats seven or eight, has a powerful engine, posh interior and stylish lines. What more could a family want?

To say that today’s jobs picture is one of the best we’ve seen in modern U.S. history is not an exaggeration.

TRAVERSE CITY — Thanksgiving is weeks away, but talk of Turkey dominated a roundtable discussion between U.S. Sen. Gary Peters (D-MI) and region fruit growers.

City of Traverse City, 1313 E. Eighth St., Traverse City, new commercial, storage building, $53,808

Magic Steam Carpet and Upholstry Cleaning, Randy Nesky, 2795 Commercial Ave., InterlochenOlde Towne Hair, Michael Perkette, 418 S. Union St., Traverse CityTrimmer’s Hairstyling, Michael Perkette, 418 S. Union St., Traverse CityBrent’s Construction, Brent Spicer, 443 Rogers Road, Traverse Cit…

TRAVERSE CITY — Geographically there was something missing. The Michigan Brewers Guild calendar told a similar story.

One of many character flaws is that I’m deathly afraid of making a fool of myself. This leads to all sorts of angst, worry and regret. But I can’t help myself.

Dr. Lucinda M. Wenzlick has joined Munson Medical Center as a specialist in hospital medicine. Wenzlick practices with Sound Physicians and sees patients admitted to the hospital.

TRAVERSE CITY — Cultured Kombucha Co. will host a homebrewing bottle share on Dec. 7 from 1 to 4 p.m. at its taproom at 3842 Jupiter Crescent Drive, off South Blue Star Drive.

NEW YORK — Michigan State Federal Credit Union was named one of the “Best Credit Unions to Work For” by Credit Union Journal.

TRAVERSE CITY — Several Munson Healthcare facilities will have certified application counselors available to assist in enrollment for the Affordable Care Act’s health insurance Marketplace for 2020.

CHEYENNE, Wyoming — Scott Gondzar grew up in Traverse City but now is working 1,200 miles west as owner and roaster at The Snowy Elk Coffee Company in Cheyenne.

If you live in Northwest Michigan, you likely already know that it is a special place. Residents are proud to call it home because of its many unique qualities — especially the warmth of its people and the beauty of its landscape. Visitors flock to the region’s unmatched natural beauty and h…

TRAVERSE CITY — North Bay Produce Inc. is voluntarily recalling about 2,300 cases of apples because they might be contaminated with listeria.

TRAVERSE CITY — Hagerty plans to open a new operations center in Dublin, Ohio, a suburb of Columbus, early in 2020.

TRAVERSE CITY — Thousands of people in Lansing, Ann Arbor and Oak Park will be a little less hungry because they now have access to more Michigan cherries.

One of my clients came for their annual review with a letter regarding her Healthy Michigan Plan for 2020. The letter explained that she was exempt from the new Michigan Medicaid work requirements imposed on those age 19-62, and her health care would not be affected.

As part of the pending trade deal between the U.S. and China, the Chinese are expected to go on a food-buying frenzy.

MJ Perfect Pouch, Jerry Dear and Marilyn Dear, 8708 Red Bark Pass, Traverse City

TRAVERSE CITY — The Impact 100 Traverse City group on Wednesday awarded $304,000 in grants to three regional nonprofits.

TRAVERSE CITY — Saturday is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, an annual event intended to remind people that unwanted prescription drugs can be disposed of safely and easily.

TRAVERSE CITY — Marsha Smith, former executive director of Rotary Charities and Rotary Camps & Services of Traverse City, received the Northwest Michigan Housing Leadership Award during the 2019 Northwest Michigan Housing Summit.

TRAVERSE CITY — The KFC restaurant at 720 E. Front St. will reopen Monday under new ownership.

There isn’t much time left until New Year’s. It’s only 69 days away. For me, this has been my quickest year on record. That’s a function of age. But, in all honesty, it’s also a result of not pausing long enough to smell a few roses along the way. For this, I’ll blame my mom for her repeated…

TRAVERSE CITY — The future of health care figures heavily in the current national political debate, but the wrangling likely will continue long after the 2020 election is over.

Dr. Gloria Klaassen Witt at the Bellaire Family Health Center achieved the Degree of Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians. The degree was conferred during a convocation last month in Philadelphia. AAFP is a national medical association representing more than 134,000 family med…

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