- Eastwood Custom Homes, 610 Rachel Lane, Blair Township, new home, $133,179
- Tricia and Stan Kirby, 3773 Apollo Drive, Blair Township, finish basement, $20,000
- Orion Investments LLC, 705 N. South Long Lake Road, Long Lake Township, residential addition, $375,226
- Nathan Boggs, 9983 Center Road, Peninsula Township, residential remodel, $150,000
- Thomas Campbell, 8372 Peninsula Drive, Peninsula Township, new home, $231,114
- Dan Dorn, 3088 Wanakiwin Trail, Peninsula Township, inground pool, $25,350
- Lonny and Kristie Penney, 14365 Bluff Road, Peninsula Township, new home, $265,250
- Dick and Sue Campbell, 440 Sixth St., Traverse City, replace overhead door, $2,000
- James Fox, 212 S. Elmwood Avenue, Traverse City, gazebo, $9,466
- Hagerty Insurance, 140 Rivers Edge Drive, Traverse City, commercial remodel, $140,000
- John Myette, 211 S. Spruce St., Traverse City, privacy fence, $2,000
Leelanau board disbands corporation
The Leelanau County Board of Commissioners disbanded its economic development corporation.Continued ...
Japan formally OKs new requirements
Japan’s nuclear watchdog formally approved a set of new safety requirements for atomic power plants on Wednesday, paving the way for the reopening of facilities shut down since the Fukushima disaster in a move critics charged was too hasty.Continued ...
Bill could reduce illegal immigration by 25 percent
Illegal immigration into the United States would decrease by only 25 percent under a far-reaching Senate immigration bill, according to an analysis by the Congressional Budget Office that also finds the measure reduces federal deficits by billions.Continued ...
Business in Brief: 06/20/2013
Porsche tops in survey of quality; Netflix to expand into the Netherlands.Continued ...
Furniture store chain celebrates 60 years
Gerard Winkle was looking for a job in 1972. At the same time, John VanDrie was looking for a salesperson for his McBain furniture store.Continued ...
Chrysler recalls Jeeps
Chrysler abruptly agreed to recall 2.7 million older model Jeeps Tuesday, reversing a defiant stance and avoiding a possible public relations nightmare over fuel tanks that can rupture and cause fires in rear-end collisions.Continued ...
Starbucks posts calorie counts
Starbucks has a new way to wake up its customers: showing the calories in its drinks.Continued ...
- Tuesday, June 18, 2013
EU, U.S. agree to start free trade talks
The European Union and the United States will open negotiations next month on a long-sought deal to create free trade between the world’s two mightiest economic regions — an effort that could create millions of jobs but that could also take years to transform from dream to reality.Continued ...
Food companies work to make products look natural
Here’s the latest goal for food makers: Perfect the art of imperfection.Continued ...
Car show will offer tour of grave sites
Back to the Bricks has been focusing on immortalizing some of the big names of the auto industry in bronze, but this year they’re looking to take car lovers to the final resting places of some of those people.Continued ...
- Sunday, June 16, 2013
Wineries find efficiencies
A dwindling labor pool and challenging packaging costs are prompting several northern Michigan winemakers to utilize innovative technologies in their vineyards.Continued ...
Doug Luciani: Our youth can come home now
Riding on a school bus doesn’t exactly conjure up fond memories of days gone by. But this ride was different.Continued ...
Business in Brief: 06/16/2013
Health care reform; Biz after hours; NCMC program.Continued ...
Jason Tank: Economics a dizzying display of acronyms
In one corner, the Federal Reserve is busy stacking up dollar bills on top of each other. In the other, the beleaguered American economy is putting up one mediocre data point after another.Continued ...
Business Memoranda: 06/16/2013
Traverse City-based EverywhereUGo has expanded, with board locations in the Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids and the Great American Ball Park (home of the Cincinnati Reds) in Cincinnati, Ohio.Continued ...
- Saturday, June 15, 2013
Ag Forum: Tent caterpillars aren't hanging around
Generally speaking, people don’t become inquisitive about a lack of caterpillars attacking their trees, so I’m not surprised that no one has asked me where the tent caterpillars are this year.Continued ...
Futures File: Corn grinds lower despite poor conditions
America’s farmers likely planted a record corn crop despite poor weather conditions earlier this spring that delayed planting across much of the Midwest, according to USDA estimates.Continued ...
Rural U.S. losing population
Rural America is losing population for the first time ever, largely because of waning interest among baby boomers in moving to far-flung locations for retirement and recreation, according to new census estimates.Continued ...
- Friday, June 14, 2013
Horizon Books co-owner wins Lyle DeYoung award
Amy Reynolds always believed in downtown Traverse City’s retail corridor, even when the trend was for business owners to race off and set up shop at the nearest mall.Continued ...
Building Permits: 06/14/2013
Building permits issued in Grand Traverse County:Continued ...
The Record: 06/14/2013
Assumed names filed in Grand Traverse County:Continued ...
Grocers allege potato price fixing
A battle between grocers and potato growers has been silently hitting shoppers’ pocketbooks, according to a U.S. wholesaler accusing America’s spud farmers of driving up prices while spying on farmers with satellites and aircraft fly-overs to enforce strict limits on how many tubers they can grow.Continued ...
- Thursday, June 13, 2013
National magazine recognizes TC for boating opportunities
Robert Brown sees only one drawback to being a boating enthusiast in Traverse City. Winter.Continued ...
Post to invest $30M in Battle Creek plant
Cereal maker Post Foods says it plans to invest $30 million in a West Michigan facility, creating 92 jobs.Continued ...
Wet spring means reduced corn crop estimate
Corn farmers are feeling the impact of a cool, wet spring but are still expected to bring in a record crop this year.Continued ...
- Leelanau board disbands corporation