- Captain Fred Eibach, the new head of the local Salvation Army, has had a varied and interesting experience in the world which provides a great help to him in his work. Mrs. Eibach came here from Owosso where she was of great assistance while he was leader of the corps in that city. Mr. Eibach is a former member of the German navy and during that time, he visited practically every country in the world.
- L. F. Judkins’ dog was struck by the flyer last Saturday morning near the station at Fife Lake and hurled against the telephone pole. He died a few minutes later.
- William Maers has stored his goods in Mrs. Frank Greene’s shop for the present. Mrs. Maers is stopping with her niece, Mrs. John Goodwill, in Union.
- The Fife Lake I. O. O. F. and Rebekah orders were well represented at the I. O. O. F. picnic held at Manton last Thursday. All report a good time.
- J. Codd, a resident south of the city, has greatly improved the appearance of his dwelling with the addition of a kitchen and porch. He has painted the exterior in an attractive green color.
- Friday evening last, Miss Bernice Stinson entertained a few friends in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Will Bartz of New York who have been here for the past week visiting friends and relatives. Mr. Bartz was formerly a Kingsley boy, having lived there when a child. He said many of the sights were familiar but his schoolmates were all changed so that he wouldn’t have remembered any of them.
- Little Bert Blackhurst fell from one of the logs in Dunn’s mill yard last Tuesday and as a result, is suffering with a broken arm. He will be wearing a cast on the broken member for several weeks.
- Miss Ruth Robertson, who has been visiting friends at Northport the past week, returned to her home Friday morning. She was accompanied by her friend, Miss Vivian Dame, who will spend a few days as her guest.
- Mr. Josephson has purchased the C. Katz Building in Grawn and is having it fitted for his stock. He will move from the Reynolds Building as soon as it is ready.
- The funeral of Thomas Andrews, who died in Traverse City of a tumor was held at Williamsburg last Saturday morning. Rev. S. A. P. Reakes officiated.
- C. M. Beers and wife, J. H. McGough and wife, and Mrs. Dr. Newton of Toledo, arrived in the city yesterday in Mr. Beers’ car. A fine summer home is in the course of construction at Carp Lake for Dr. Newton.
- Advice on deportment. Clean clothing, clean skin, clean hands, and clean, white teeth are a requisite passport for good society.
- Medical advice of a century ago. Reading in bed should be avoided.
- Best buy of the week. A Nice Series of Books for Boys and Girls, 25 cents to 75 cents at the City Book Store.
Lakeside Shakespeare Theatre launches 10th year
The Lakeside Shakespeare Theatre launches its 10th Anniversary season Saturday with a "gala" fundraiser at the Oliver Art Center.Continued ...
Country artist Niemann sings 'good stories'
Country music fan Rachael Warren knows the words to most every Jerrod Niemann tune that hits the airwaves. So the Traverse City woman plans to be front and center when Niemann appears at Ground Zero on Saturday, June 1.Continued ...
Movie Capsules: 05/24/2013
New this week — Epic: A teenager finds herself transported to a deep forest setting where a battle between the forces of good and evil is taking place. Rated PG. (GT9)Continued ...
Night Life Calendar: 05/24/2013
What's happening after dark across northern Michigan:Continued ...
Community in Brief: 05/24/2013
DAV serves hot dogs; Bluegrass picnic; composting day; and more.Continued ...
- Thursday, May 23, 2013
Rediscovering the kitchen — and healthy habits
When Becky Cain’s son Liam and a friend recently headed back to college in Oklahoma, they took a batch of her beloved oatmeal chocolate chip cookies with them.Continued ...
Americans are eating more smoked seafood
There’s no smoke and mirrors about it — Americans are eating a lot more smoked seafood than they used to.Continued ...
A kebab as happy on the grill as under the broiler
The trouble with spring is that we get eager to grill, but we can't always count on the weather to cooperate.Continued ...
Recipe of the Week: Black Bean & Avocado Salad
Whitney Zachritz, formerly of Traverse City and now a pediatric nurse practitioner in Philadelphia, is both a vegan and an avid cook.Continued ...
Food in Brief: 05/23/2013
Berry facts; Cafe in works; Green cuisine.Continued ...
Intentional Minimalist: Local ingredients make fresh recipe
This recipe features local produce from 9 Bean Rows, Spring Hollow Farms, Birch Point Farm and locally produced products from Food for Thought.Continued ...
Summer rolls help squeeze veggies into the picnic
When it comes to packing a picnic basket, sandwiches are almost always the stars of the menu. And why not?Continued ...
Restaurant learns online reviews can make or break
It was the customer service disaster heard around the Internet.Continued ...
Community in Brief: 05/23/2013
Memorial Day service; Center Gallery art; Breezeway sales; and more.Continued ...
- Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Community in Brief: 05/22/2013
NWS hosts author; Parkinson's support group; film and discussion; and more.Continued ...
- Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Community in Brief: 05/21/2013
Weather balloon launch; TCAPS Music Boosters concert; library plant sale and more.Continued ...
- Monday, May 20, 2013
Historical Photo of the Week: 05/20/2013
Can any readers identify the people in this photo? (Click the photo at right to view it larger.)Continued ...
Info on May 13 historical photo
Historical photo information, provided by readers, for the May 13 image:Continued ...
News from 100 Years Ago: 05/20/2013
Marriage licenses were issued today to William J. Smith and Alta E. Wells, both of Traverse City; Will M. Russell and Lola May McCombs, both of Buckley, R.F.D. No. 1.Continued ...
Local student earns rank of Eagle Scout
Nicholas Loew, an Elk Rapids High School freshman has earned the rank of Eagle Scout.Continued ...
Community in Brief: 05/20/2013
Interlochen schedule changes; author program; SEEDS fashion show; and more.Continued ...
- Sunday, May 19, 2013
Leelanau Birding Festival runs May 29-June 2
Robert Parsons has traveled to Texas, Arizona, Florida and even Costa Rica to seek out unusual birds. Now Parsons is adding Michigan to that list.Continued ...
Sand in his veins: Mountz has 38 years at Sleeping Bear
Tom Mountz is the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore’s longest-serving employee. He can’t think of one other place in the world he would rather work.Continued ...
Kathy Gibbons: Time to say goodbye — once again
It’s been three years since I’ve actually lived here full-time in the summer. This year will mark the fourth.Continued ...
Terry Wooten: One poem leads to another — and friendship
I was watching my own kids ride a miniature tilt-a-whirl, when I heard this old man yell, “MIMI SIT DOWN!” I looked around to see who Mimi was, and there was this little carney girl slouched on a plastic chair on a merry-go-round.Continued ...
- Lakeside Shakespeare Theatre launches 10th year