- Routine business occupied the attention of the council last Monday night at the regular meeting. The feature of the session was the large number of petitions that were sent in by citizens in different parts of the city who wanted many things seen to that have been neglected.
- Miss Helen Hannen, violinist Miss Mary Kellogg, pianist and W. Ogden Johnson, celloist left yesterday for Neahtawanta where they will furnish music at the hotel for the summer. This combination makes one of the best three-piece orchestras to be procured. It goes without saying that the resorters may look forward to some good music.
- Grand Rapids and Indiana Engine No. 124 northbound from Cadillac to Petoskey, crashed into the rear of a double header extra freight, inside the Fife Lake city limits Saturday morning. The brakeman who was riding the pilot jumped off the car as did the fireman whose leg was broken above the knee. The fracture was reduced by a physician.
- George Weaver, C. Peck and Will Gilde returned home Saturday after having served on jury duty here. They were seated for three weeks and heard testimony in a half dozen cases.
- A case of extra fine strawberries donated to the cause of development by William Heimforth of Elmwood Township, has been put in glass by the western Michigan Development bureau. These will be kept until the fruit shows this fall and then put upon display that the people of the world may know what fine fruit grows in western Michigan.
- One of the petitions sent to the council to be considered at the last session was a request of Stephen McGarry to be allowed to cut the hay on the property of the Queen City Electric Light and Power plant. It was referred to the committee on ways and means.
- Traverse City can show some products of the soil as well as the much-lauded and famous peninsula and surrounding country. Herman Yorks, at 1058 Webster Street, dug some new potatoes today, one of which measured 7 1/2 inches in circumference.
- George Eddy of Rockford who has been at Pankops Corners for the past two months looking after Mr. Squires’ interests at that place went home Tuesday. He will spend a couple weeks’ vacation there before return to the Corners.
- Miss Clara Thomas, who has been in Loveland, Colorado for the past few years, arrived home Friday and will spend the summer with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Thomas of Northport. She will return to Colorado in September.
- Saturday evening, the Grand Traverse Rebecca Lodge No. 192 I. O. O. F. met for the regular season and elected officers for all assignments. The work of installation was given by B. D. P. Martha Hornsby and Grand Marshall Mary Lotharins.
- Charles Wiles, formerly of this city, died at the Soldiers’ Home in Grand Rapids Wednesday. He is the father of Mrs. J. J. Shier of this city.
- Advice on deportment. It is as unbecoming for a gentleman to sit with legs crossed as it is a lady.
- Medical advice of a century ago. In a general way, having no longer an active life to lead, the aged need merely a diet of maintenance.
Best buy of the week. Long silk gloves, half off at The Barney Co.
BATA plan: Load more bikes on buses
Cyclists who pedal the Leelanau Trail between Traverse City and Suttons Bay now have more back-and-forth options.Continued ...
Goodwill to develop food truck
An area nonprofit will rely on more than $20,000 in taxpayer-funded grants to begin operating a food truck that accepts Bridge Cards.Continued ...
Downtown leader passes away
TRAVERSE CITY — A community pillar who literally helped shape downtown Traverse City died unexpectedly Sunday night of an apparent heart attack. For more than three decades, Bryan Crough, 59, left his mark on local politics and culture, serving as aContinued ...
Light & Power board balks at price of proposal
Traverse City Light & Power board members balked at a $60,000-plus, no-bid proposal to plot the city-owned utility’s future.Continued ...
Historical Photo of the Week: 06/17/2013
Can any readers identify the people in this photo? (Click the photo at right to view it larger.)Continued ...
Gottwald wins Roubaix
Forty is the new 30. Or 20. And also the decade of choice for Cherry-Roubaix road race champions this year.Continued ...
To U.S. Coast Guard Cmdr. Joseph Buzzella Jr., who stepped down as commander of the Coast Guard’s Traverse City Air Station after a two-year posting.Continued ...
Empire event to celebrate beloved soundman
The northern Michigan musical community will pay homage to one of its own during the Summer Solstice Celebration of Music and Community on June 23 from noon to 9 p.m. at Johnson Park in Empire.Continued ...
Cherry-Roubaix category winners
Winners from this weekend's Cherry-Roubaix:Continued ...
News from 100 years ago: 06/17/2013
H.S. HULL has added the launch “Hilda” to the fleet of boats on Lake Leelanau. It is said that there are to be some fast motor boat races pulled off on that lake this summer.Continued ...
Letters to the Editor: 06/17/2013
Change our habits; Multiplying enemies.Continued ...
'Thunder' to roll to honor vets
Members of Rolling Thunder Michigan Chapter 1 invite the public to polish their chrome and join them as they hit the highway for their fourth annual Pure Thunder-escorted veterans memorial ride.Continued ...
Community Newsmakers: 06/17/2013
Eight local residents have been nominated for the 2013 National Cherry Festival Distinguished Senior Award.Continued ...
Northern Notes: Just Mulch gets thank-you
Debra Norman, principal at Lake Ann Elementary School, wrote to thank Scott and Deb Talquist from Just Mulch for providing the school with the equipment and manpower to keep its pond and waterfall operating.Continued ...
Bums' Birch slams Slammers
Chase Burch sent a message to the rest of the Frontier League. That message: Don't throw at Chase Burch. Joliet already got it.Continued ...
Wolves fall to Detroit
The Traverse City Wolves fell to 2-1 with a 33-13 home setback against the Detroit Ravens.Continued ...
Community in Brief: 06/17/2013
Ac Paw garage sale donations; Food Bank open house; Grass River events; and more.Continued ...
Lalonde, Rokos winners at Cherry Raceway
A full show was what awaited fans as they packed the facilities of the fast 3/8ths (0.375) of a mile high banked dirt oval Friday at Cherry Raceway in Fife Lake.Continued ...
- Monday, June 10, 2013
Gun range change not yet sighted
Don't expect state officials to make a decision on the future of controversial gun ranges along Hoosier Valley Road anytime soon.Continued ...
Central United Methodist Church celebrates 100th birthday
One hundred years and Central United Methodist Church arguably remains the handsomest building on the block. The 1,100-member church will celebrate the 100-year dedication of its place of worship with a neighborhood block party on June 21 from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.Continued ...
A breath of relief for severe asthmatic patients
Janet Berryhill thought she made a big mistake after getting the newest treatment aimed at patients with severe and uncontrollable asthma.Continued ...
To Berdyll Hanrath, who signed up for World War II while still in the eighth grade; he never went back to school but got his high school diploma anyway.Continued ...
Beach Bums snap 3-game losing streak
Need to stop a losing streak? Scott Dunn's the guy. The right-hander allowed just one run on eight hits in 6.2 innings of work Sunday evening as the Traverse City Beach Bums snapped a three-game losing streak with a much-needed 3-1 win over the Frontier Greys at Wuerfel Park.Continued ...
Locals work to improve far away lives
Chris Treter’s search for the world’s best coffee beans has taken the owner of Higher Grounds Trading Company all over the globe, but you won’t find the places he visits in any travel brochure.Continued ...
Sports in Brief: 06/10/2013
TC Wolves rout Grizzlies, 37-3; Carruth wins Mannino Scholarship; Blue Stars sweep, improve to 15-0. (Plus more)Continued ...
- BATA plan: Load more bikes on buses