MAPLE CITY — Four members, including the president and vice president, of the Glen Lake Community Schools Board of Education resigned effective immediately Wednesday night.

TRAVERSE CITY — Traverse City’s Anika Dy became the youngest winner in the 26-year history of the Michigan Women’s Open.

In my humble opinion, the best-titled financial newsletter around is called “Things That Make You Go Hmmm” Lately, that catchy title has been banging around in my head. Let me just list the reasons, in no particular order of importance.

TRAVERSE CITY — The face of immigration is changing along the southern U.S. border, journalist Alfredo Corchado told members of the Economic Club of Traverse City.

The Maritime Heritage Alliance promoted Michelle Handke to the position of executive director. Handke has worked for the Alliance for more than 3 years.

TRAVERSE CITY — Prosecutors filed another sexual assault charge against a former Long Lake pastor after an accuser changed his mind about testifying.

KALKASKA — A suspended Kalkaska County sheriff’s deputy seeks help searching for his department-assigned rifle after losing the firearm last month.

WILLIAMSBURG — A group of Michigan investors have purchased Hoxsie’s Farm Market, 6578 M-72 East.


TRAVERSE CITY — Although winter is gone, Traverse City Area Public Schools is still feeling the effects of 11 snow days and more than 100 inches of snow.

TRAVERSE CITY — Murchie Bridge carries vehicles from one side of the Boardman River to the other on Grandview Parkway.


TRAVERSE CITY — A former treasury worker from Traverse City will head to prison after investigators accused her of stealing more than $50,000 through altered tax returns and pocketed cash.


FRANKFORT — Graceland Fruit is selling $4.5 million of dried cherries to the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Northwest Michigan Procurement Technical Assistance Center.

TRAVERSE CITY — The annual autumn Economic Outlook Breakfast this year will become the Economic Outlook Luncheon. The associated Business Expo will move from its former midday slot to afternoon and evening.

LAKE LEELANAU — It proved a warm Friday evening on Lake Leelanau and a local man’s boat was going to cruise the cool waters with or without someone manning helm.

TRAVERSE CITY — Northwestern Michigan College administrators declined an offer made by the college's faculty associations to accept the recommended terms set forth by a Michigan Employment Relations Commission fact-finder. 

TRAVERSE CITY — Students at Northwestern Michigan College will see a 3 percent increase in their tuition bills this fall.

TRAVERSE CITY — The connection between poetry, music and water will be on full display when a local cellist and writer-come-fisherman pool their talents to raise money for FLOW, a nonprofit dedicated to protecting the Great Lakes.

TRAVERSE CITY — The former pastor of Long Lake Church accused of drugging and sexually assaulting two men now faces a civil lawsuit from a company of which he was once the board president.

TRAVERSE CITY — Michigan State Police troopers investigated a car crash between a 92-year-old Beulah woman and an Honor teenager where the older woman was killed.

TRAVERSE CITY — Traverse City Police arrested an Empire man for drunken driving following a crash with a motorcycle.

TRAVERSE CITY — Judge Thomas G. Power on Tuesday dismissed all six counts of a complaint against the city of Traverse City, ruling that 326 Land Company does not have a legally-protected right in a property it owns downtown.

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TRAVERSE CITY — Michigan State Police troopers are looking for two people accused of stealing from Menards and hitting a store employee with a car while driving away.

Nathan Keech, a recent TC West Senior High graduate, studied manufacturing at TBAISD Career-Tech Center. Keech was a member of National Technical Honor Society and participated with the TC Westmen choir and two high school musicals. He received TBA honor roll and perfect attendance awards. H…

CHARLES E. JOHNSON of Grawn is in serious condition. He ate some wide leaved dock that accidentally got mixed in with other greens his family had gathered. He was the only one in his family poisoned by the dock.

TRAVERSE CITY — Biologists are tagging more fish in the Boardman River to study their movements downstream of the Union Street Dam, an aging structure the replacement for which is all but designed.

TRAVERSE CITY — Expanding the Traverse City Downtown Development Authority district boundaries took the first step forward.

Last week, after 15 years of fundraising and restoration, the 1842 Dougherty Mission House on Old Mission Peninsula, a major historical structure, was opened to the public. That event provides an opportunity to put Dougherty’s missionary activity into context.

Nothing grabs my attention more than the sound of nothing at all. Not that I have become a hermit, lost my hearing or have forgotten to pay the cable bill; rather I’m becoming a bigger and bigger fan of silence.

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TRAVERSE CITY — The Armory gun shop, 807 Airport Access Road, plans to close by the end of the year.

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