TRAVERSE CITY — A little taste of New Jersey is coming to Traverse City.
There is great rejoicing at the G. R. & I. station since the opening of the Northport branch which has been closed on account of the bad storm a week ago Sunday. A crew of about one hundred men spent Friday and Saturday shoveling out about six miles of track between Leelanau and Heimfort…
TRAVERSE CITY — Construction on FishPass is on hold after a 13th Circuit Court judge reversed his previous call and placed a preliminary injunction on the project.
Some foods seem to survive and thrive throughout time. Who can say why? Probably because they fulfill a human need, are flexible and easily riffed on and may be simply prepared with few ingredients.
TRAVERSE CITY — Development of downtown lots dominated discussion at the monthly meeting of the Downtown Development Authority Board of Directors.
BEULAH — A Benzie County commissioner resigned from her seat, the county’s finance manager left to take a job in Leelanau County and Administrator Mitch Deisch announced he will retire at the end of summer.
As we leave the challenges of 2020 far behind us, the Dennos Museum Center team is thrilled to look forward to a new year filled with new possibilities. 2021 is a very special time for us, marking 30 years of extraordinary programs, exhibitions, and performances in our great community up nor…
TRAVERSE CITY — Former Grand Traverse County Jail Administrator Todd Ritter was sentenced to 16 months to 10 years in prison, after pleading guilty to two felonies and a misdemeanor, stemming from accused misconduct while running the jail.
The Netflix animated series “Big Mouth” has what might be the most fitting theme music I’ve ever heard on a show. It’s the late soul singer Charles Bradley bellowing, “I’m going through chaaaaaa-nges,” which is the chorus to “Changes,” the cover of a Black Sabbath song he released in 2016, n…
Erickson’s Salvage, Donald Erickson, 8130 Erickson Road, WilliamsburgStreet Team, Michael Drilling and Benjamin Street, 522 E. Front St., Traverse CityJohnecare, Susy Williams, 4103 E. Duck Lake Road, GrawnMaguires Beauty Services, Stephanie Maguire, 1128 E. Eighth St., Traverse CityAmp Jewe…
TRAVERSE CITY — No one could blame Billy Strings for taking advantage of the COVID pandemic shutdown to enjoy a little time off — time spent recharging his batteries and “fishing way too much.”
LELAND — It looks the same, feels the same, might even smell the same — but, undeniably, there’s something new in the air at one of Leland’s oldest spots.
TRAVERSE CITY — A contract that provides mental health services to the Grand Traverse County jail expired at the end of December, leaving inmates without two specialists that have worked there for about two years.
ELK RAPIDS — A cultural audit of the Elk Rapids District Library Board showed trustee relationships in a “downward spiral,” a financial audit of expansion funds will take longer than planned and a resolution intending to re-affirm board unity, sparked a contentious back-and-forth over free s…
Much will be said in remembrance of George Kuhn by those who knew him as a friend, colleague, neighbor, volunteer extraordinaire and a legendary cyclist, runner, walker and skier.
As we head toward the middle of January, ice fishing is becoming more widespread however caution still needs to be used. Anglers are targeting crappie, bluegills, bass, pike, and walleye.
I’ve never put a lot of thought into fishing pliers until recently when I was out with Brandon Stanton and we needed them. When I handed him the Rapala pliers he had in the boat, he launched into praise for the tool.
Sleigh rides continue this winter at a variety of locations. Dress for the weather and visit Ranch Rudolf in Traverse City, Fantail Farm in Benzonia, Antler Ridge Farms in Williamsburg, Crystal Mountain in Thompsonville and Shanty Creek Resort in Bellaire. Prices vary. Each location accepts …
TRAVERSE CITY — A work/study position his senior year of college was Steve Perdue’s first exposure to the reward of providing services and opportunities to those with disabilities.
I’ve done columns in past winters on taking guided raft trips down the Sturgeon and Jordan rivers. Winter float trips offer a different look at northern Michigan, offering solitude and quiet beauty along area rivers shrouded in snow.
“It’s a sobering experience, but there has to be some accountability for the rhetoric. There have been too many times our president has been given a pass and that just can’t happen anymore. I regret very much that it’s come to this, but we have to stand this ground.”— Jim McKimmy of Milton T…
BELLAIRE — A Mancelona man faces three felony criminal sexual conduct charges for reported crimes against two teens, court records show.
BELLAIRE — As elected officials in Washington, D.C., debated the merits of a second impeachment of President Donald Trump, 750 miles to the northwest, local officials in Antrim County watched and waited.
Independent Bank promoted assistant vice president Karen Page to community business banker for northern Michigan. Page previously served as assistant vice president/bank manager for the downtown Traverse City office of Independent Bank. Page has more than 30 years of experience in the bankin…
ELK RAPIDS — Village Council members last week re-confirmed their support of a planned library expansion, though a real estate attorney says deed restrictions placed on the property decades ago, could imperil the project.
BEULAH — A downstate man apparently thought he was fighting zombies and wild animals with a machete during an early-morning incident when discovered by a passerby who called 911 for help, authorities said.
A crew from Team Elmer's began to demolish a Benzie County cabin perched precariously on the edge of an eroding Lake Michigan bluff on Monday morning near Frankfort. The cabin, which dates back to the 1930s in the Congregational Summer Assembly grounds, has been owned by John Miller and his …
This Week's Circulars
- Traverse City's first mass COVID-19 vaccination clinic opens Monday
- Judge: Release the names of Antrim County forensic experts
- 'A sad chapter:' Former jail captain Todd Ritter sentenced to prison
- Pandemic fuels Traverse City housing crunch
- Jersey Mike's Subs coming to TC
- Antrim officials at the center of a voter fraud lawsuit share impeachment thoughts
- Gaylord's Iron Pig returns to court Tuesday after having food license suspended
- H&M store in Grand Traverse Mall to close
- Habibi Middle Eastern Coney eyes a March opening
- Northern Michigan reacts to incitement impeachment