Business After Hours sponsored by the Manistee Area Chamber of Commerce; 5 - 7 p.m. at Manistee Elks Lodge 250 at 432 River St. in Manistee.
Business After Hours sponsored by the Elk Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce; 5 - 7 p.m. at Mullaly's 128 Gallery at 128 River St. in Elk Rapids.
thursday & Friday
Sidewalk sales in downtown Leland.
Sidewalk sales from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. in downtown Glen Arbor.
Thursday through Sunday
Annual Buckley Old Engine Show sponsored by The Northwest Michigan Enginer & Thresher Club; held at the show grounds off M-37 south of Buckley; event schedule and related information available at www.buckleyoldengineshow.org
friday & Saturday
36th annual Frankfort Art Fair at Market Square Park; hours are 4 - 8 p.m. on Friday and 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. on Saturday.
Downtown Art Fair sponsored by the Downtown Traverse City Association; 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. along Cass Street between Front and Washington streets.
Collector Car Show in Frankfort; starts at 10 a.m. at Mineral Springs Park.
Art & Craft Show sponsored by the Elk Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce; 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. along River Street in downtown Elk Rapids.
Bear Lake Community Yard Sale; 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. featuring yard sales, merchant sidewalk sales and restaurant specials in Bear Lake.
Aug. 21 - 26
Manistee County Fair; 10 a.m. - 11 p.m. daily at the Manistee County Fairground in Onekama; schedule of events available on the fair's website at www.manisteecountyfair.org
Traverse City Area Chamber of Commerce's 2012 Chamber Foundation Golf Outing; 10:30 a.m. - 6 p.m. at Crystal Mountain Resort & Spa; sign-up information available at www.tcchamber.org
46th annual Honor Coho Salmon Festival; full event schedule available at www.honorcohosalmonfestival.com
Benzie Fishing Frenzy at Mineral Springs Park in Frankfort; more information is available at (231) 352-7251.
Alden Depot Art Festival; 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. at Depot Park in Alden.
Aug. 31 - Sept. 2
Brethren Days in downtown Brethren; events include live entertainment, arts and crafts fair; softball tournament; 5K run/walk and other activities; more information available at www.manisteechamber.com
Sixth annual Taste of Benzie sponsored by the Frankfort-Elberta Chamber of Commerce; 11:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. at Elberta Waterfront Park; more information is available at (231) 352-7251.
Eleventh annual Harvest Stompede Vineyard Run & Walk and Wine Tour sponsored by the Leelanau Peninsula Vintners Association; features food and wine pairings at a dozen Leelanau wineries, plus a 5K walk, 5K run and 7-mile run; www.lpwines.com
Downtown Art Walk sponsored by the Downtown Traverse City Association; 5 - 9 p.m. in downtown Traverse City
Leland Heritage Celebration; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in Leland with events including wooden boat and class car exhibits, art and historic displays and the Heritage Celebration in Fishtown from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Business After Hours sponsored by the Traverse City Area Chamber of Commerce; 5 - 7 p.m. at Business Atlas, 2600 Aero Park Drive in Traverse City; preceded by the chamber's Speed Networking event from 4 - 5 p.m. at the Chamber office.
Business After Hours sponsored by the Benzie County Chamber of Commerce; 5 - 7 p.m. at Live for Art Gallery in Beulah.
Business After Hours sponsored by the Elk Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce; 5 - 7 p.m. at Remerica Up North Properties on River Street.
Regional Leadership Forum sponsored by the Traverse City Area Chamber of Commerce; 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. at Great Wolf Lodge, 3575 N. US-31 South in Traverse City; features information about the Business Leaders for Michigan's Turnaround Plan and New Michigan strategy; sign-up information available at www.tcchamber.org
Business calendar items may be submitted to email@example.com
-- Compiled by Bill O'Brien
UPDATE: Beach Bums 2, Evansville 0 after three
Mother Nature sent some rain to Wuerfel Park for the Traverse City Beach Bums 2013 home opener, but it hasn't slowed them down. They lead the Evansville Otters 2-0 after three innings in a Frontier League baseball game Tuesday night.Continued ...
Prep sports scoreboard: 05/21/2013
A roundup of high school sports results from across northern Michigan:Continued ...
Bear sighted at Mancelona Middle School
Chad Culver, the school's principal, spied the large mammal on Monday about 9 a.m. when he looked out his window as he met with a teacher.Continued ...
Editorial: Earnings-based tuition an artificial construction
The issue: Some NMC programs to see stiff tuition hikes. Our view: Don’t base tuition on artificial ‘earnings’ projections.Continued ...
Property owners sue over flooding
A group of Boardman River property owners filed a lawsuit over removal of the Brown Bridge Dam, saying their property values dropped when the river’s water levels rose.Continued ...
Tom Doak inducted into Mich. Golf Hall of Fame
Traverse City’s Tom Doak was one of three individuals inducted into the Michigan Golf Hall of Fame in a ceremony Sunday at the Henry Center at Michigan State University.Continued ...
TCL&P may spend $15K on land it doesn't want
The city’s electric utility will spend up to $15,000 on a piece of property it hopes to never own — just in case public opposition foils its preferred location for an electrical substation.Continued ...
Letters to the Editor: 05/21/2013
Who awarded contract?; Who could want more?Continued ...
Forum: State gets ‘F’ for hidden campaign money
Just how much money was spent independently of candidates on elections for Michigan state office last year?Continued ...
Prep Sports Roundup: Frankfort's Zimmerman wins 400th game
Frankfort baseball head coach Mike Zimmerman won his 400th game as Frankfort swept a doubleheader from TC Christian on Monday, 6-4 and 5-3. (Plus more)Continued ...
Teens admit to lewd elevator act
Traverse City police are investigating a report of sexual contact between two teens in a Traverse City Central High School elevator.Continued ...
Sports in Brief: 05/21/2013
TC Blue Stars win 13U tournament; MHSAA changes transfer guidelines; Toxic Cherries beat Southern Belles.Continued ...
Fired Munson clinic employee settles lawsuit
A former Munson Medical Center worker recently settled a lawsuit that alleged her civil rights were violated when she was fired from her job at an HIV-AIDS clinic.Continued ...
Free yard waste drop-off offered in Garfield
Garfield Township residents can dispose of yard waste for free starting later this month. No-charge waste passes will be available at Garfield Township Hall starting today through June 4.Continued ...
Forecast: More storms followed by cool temps
Meteorologists say to expect more severe thunderstorms coming through the Grand Traverse region.Continued ...
TC resident wins $5K Art Van Award of Hope
Cecilia Chesney, executive director of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwestern Michigan, received $5,000 for her organization and was given the chance to compete for an additional $25,000 through the Art Van Charity Challenge.Continued ...
Community in Brief: 05/21/2013
Weather balloon launch; TCAPS Music Boosters concert; library plant sale and more.Continued ...
- Poll: Base tuition rates on earnings projections?
- May 14, 2013
Prep sports scoreboard: 05/14/2013
A roundup of high school sports results from across northern Michigan:Continued ...
Light & Power names Arends executive director
The board for Traverse City Light & Power shut down its faltering search for a new executive director and threw the switch on Tim Arends.Continued ...
Teen charged with drunken driving
Police arrested a 16-year-old Traverse City girl on an operating while intoxicated charge after observing her drive erratically on Garfield Avenue.Continued ...
Editorial: Food trucks will help build reputation
The issue: Traverse City OKs food trucks. Our view: New choices will enhance city’s reputation as a foodie haven.Continued ...
NMC 'expression policy' put on hold
Trustees placed a newly adopted “campus expression” policy on hold until Northwestern Michigan College staff can specify how it will be implemented and communicate the full policy to those affected.Continued ...
Lions sign TC West graduate
Former Traverse City West offensive lineman Darren Keyton, an undrafted rookie free agent, signed with the Detroit Lions on Monday.Continued ...
App brings perks to merchants
Joe Walker has been a techie for more than 20 years, but it was a weekend of “X-Boxing” and a love of northern Michigan that sparked the start of Ozmott.Continued ...
Community in Brief: 05/14/2013
Photo exhibit opens; LIWdA hosts program; film festival; and more.Continued ...
- UPDATE: Beach Bums 2, Evansville 0 after three