Lake Huron fishery recovers, but anglers skeptical
A third execution by lethal injection has gone awry in six months, renewing debate over whether there is a foolproof way for the government to humanely kill condemned criminals, and whether it's even worth... A third execution by lethal injection has gone awry in six months, renewing debate over whether there is a foolproof way for the government ... (more)
Agenda 21 undermines Greg MacMaster by convincing his mother to endorse opponent
State Senate candidate Greg MacMaster gained endorsements from political officials in his opponent's hometown, including Traverse city's mayor, but primary foe Wayne Schmidt swiped a different sort of political prize: support from MacMaster's mother.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Road commissions plan for winter
Much of the area saw a record amount of snow last winter. In Grand Traverse County, plow trucks dumped two to three times the normal amount of sand on the roads, but not as much salt due to extremely cold temperatures.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Popular Traverse City restaurant reopens after May pillar collapse
A popular Front Street restaurant here reopened on Wednesday, several weeks after an inside weight-bearing pillar collapsed , causing significant structural damage.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
International students visit Northwestern Michigan College
A group of Chinese students from Weiming Education Group are visiting Northwestern Michigan college on Wednesday to get a taste of college life and tour the Traverse City area.
The Auto Channel
July 22, 2014: Altair today announced 11 nominations for the 2nd Altair Enlighten Award.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Grand Haven Tribune
Lake returns wallet
Morgan James procrastinated replacing her driver's license and activating her new debit card after losing her wallet a few weeks ago.
'Deep freeze fund' to help Michigan communities needing repairs after harsh winter
The Michigan Economic Development Corporation today approved a stream of funding for projects in counties particularly affected by the state's harsh winter.
DNR Hosts Forest Open Houses In Northern Michigan
Certain lots of whole peaches , nectarines , plums and pluots packed between June 1 through July 12 due to the potential of the fruits being contaminated with listeria.
Iron County Reporter
Apple Blossom ribbon-cutting
Iron River Mayor Terry Tarsi cuts the ribbon to officially open the Apple Blossom Apartments on Cayuga Street July 21, following a short program detailing the long but successful process of converting the old Central School building into housing.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Chronicle of the Horse
Derbyshire Attacks Grand Prix Of Great Lakes To Win
Amanda Derbyshire rode David Gochman's Attack II to the fastest jump-off time in the $40,000 Grand Prix of the Great Lakes at Horse Shows By The Bay III.
Detroit Free Press
Fixing Traverse City splash pad that rained sewage could be costly
A city-commissioned report has found the Traverse City splash pad that rained sewage-contaminated water on children could cost up to $400,000 to repair.
Michigan weather this week: Smoky sunsets, bad air quality, followed by touch of September
This week will have something for everyone once again. If you want romantic sunsets, early in the week will be great.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Bikers hit the road to benefit Father Fred Foundation
The Northern Chapter of the Harley Owners Group has been sponsoring the event for 22 years, and they've raised nearly a quarter of a million dollars for the Father Fred Foundation since it began.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Traverse City celebrates silver screen
Traverse City will roll out the red carpet this month for the city's 10th annual film festival, welcoming cinema buffs, filmmakers and a bevy of bona fide movie stars to Michigan's growing cultural hot-spot.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Beach Bums and veteran coalition hoping to solve money dispute
The Grand Traverse County Sheriff's Department is investigating allegations that the Traverse City Beach Bums withheld proceeds from the Grand Traverse Area Veteran Coalition.
Accused Traverse City murder-for-hire lawyer backpedals on plan to defend himself
A northern Michigan lawyer accused of soliciting the murder of another attorney has opted for independent counsel after initially planning to represent himself.