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From Labor To Race Relations To Grasshoppers, Traverse City Had A Rough Time 100 Years Ago

By Ross Boissoneau | Oct. 17, 2021

Were things actually “better back then” in Traverse City? On the next several Sundays, The Ticker takes a look back at the town’s history during several milestone periods. This week, we look back 100 years, when Traverse City was a small bustling town in what still felt like the far, far northern reaches of the Wolverine State.

Though its population was around 4,000 people around 1921, it was actually home to two opera houses. While the Steinberg Opera House eventually succumbed to fire, today the City Opera House remains a vibrant cultural center.

That had been the case since it was built in 1892. The City Opera House had hosted ...

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Driver Shortage Now Causing Drastic Measures At TCAPS

The shortage of school bus drivers has worsened so much that Traverse City Public Schools now says ...

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This Realtor Can't Find Enough Houses To Sell. So He's Building His Own.

Realtor Sam Flamont calls himself a numbers guy. And the numbers he saw weren’t promising, as the ...

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NMC Tabs Its New VP For Strategic Initiatives

Northwestern Michigan College (NMC) has promoted from within for its first Vice President for Strategic Initiatives, a ...

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Stakes Get Higher For Short-Term Rental Debate

A way to protect private property rights, or a death blow to Traverse City’s neighborhoods and local ...

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Today Sunday, October 17, 2021

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Crew Lands Annual Honor From TART Trails

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Two Lawsuits Could Shape Future of Recreational Marijuana, Building Heights

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TCPD Appoints New LGBTQ Liaison

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Pride Week Coming To TC This Week

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Making Connections: City Completes $7.7 Million In Sidewalk Work In Five Years

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Stalled Construction Projects See New Signs Of Life

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Citizen-Submitted Map Chosen To Set New GT County District Lines

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County Commissioners Approve Resolution Supporting Free Press, Funding For Acme Connector Trail

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14th Annual Freshwater Summit Coming To Traverse City This Month

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From 10 Cents To $5 Million: Healthy Eating Grows Beyond Traverse City

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Yen Yoga & Fitness To Reopen Inside Delamar Traverse City

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Peninsula Township Rejects Settlement Agreement In Winery Lawsuit; WOMP Reacts

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