Traverse City News and Events

East Bay Township Approves Luxury Car Wash, Plans Public Hearing For 216-Unit Housing Development On Hammond/Townline

By Beth Milligan | July 12, 2020

East Bay Township planning commissioners approved plans this week for a new luxury car wash to open on the former Hooters property at 1840 US-31. ... Read More >>


Pit Spitters Baseball Remains On Hold

By Beth Milligan | July 11, 2020

The Traverse City Pit Spitters delayed their planned restart of baseball games Friday, continuing a shutdown that began last Sunday after several players tested positive for ... Read More >>


Turtle Creek Casino, Torch Lake Sandbar Identified As Exposure Sites

By Beth Milligan | July 11, 2020

Public health officials identified two locations Friday that were potential exposure sites for coronavirus, including Turtle Creek Casino and the Torch Lake sandbar over the ... Read More >>


As Professionals Leave Big Cities, Is Traverse City Their Destination?

By Ross Boissoneau | July 11, 2020

You hear it everywhere: Americans are leaving big cities in droves, seeking lower prices, safety, and calm in suburbs or small towns. According to a ... Read More >>


Northern Michigan Jobs Source, Coming Soon

July 11, 2020

Is your company or organization hiring, or do you know someone seeking a job? Back by very popular demand, The Ticker’s sister publication Northern Express will publish its third ... Read More >>


Whitmer Signs New Mask Order Requiring Indoor Use, Adding Penalties

By Beth Milligan | July 10, 2020

Governor Gretchen Whitmer issued a new executive order Friday requiring Michigan residents to wear masks in indoor public spaces, in crowded outdoor spaces, and while ... Read More >>


New Restaurant, Retail Openings; Other Businesses Shut Down Or Change Due To Pandemic

By Beth Milligan | July 10, 2020

A new Mexican restaurant has opened in Traverse City, Wendy’s plans to open a new franchise location at the Cherryland Center, a bakery is opening ... Read More >>


MDOT Planning Roundabout At M-37/Vance Road In 2021

By Beth Milligan | July 9, 2020

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) announced Thursday it will build a roundabout at the intersection of M-37 and Vance Road in 2021 - adding a ... Read More >>


TC Artist Raided By FBI For Alleged Art Forgery Ring That Scammed Museums, Experts

By Beth Milligan | July 9, 2020

FBI agents raided the property of Traverse City artist Donald "D.B." Henkel this week in connection to an alleged art forgery ring that involved fake ... Read More >>


Grand Traverse County Health Official Seeks Adherence Because "We're Never Going Back"

By Craig Manning | July 9, 2020

Grand Traverse County recorded more new COVID-19 cases in the first week of July than in the entire month of June. So The Ticker sat ... Read More >>



Multiple Community Exposure Sites Identified In Grand Traverse, Leelanau Counties

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300-Unit Housing Development Planned For Rennie School Road

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These Notable Northern Michigan Organizations Received PPP Loans

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City Commissioners Approve Buying Body Cams For Police

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Greenspire Names New Head Of School

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New Fire Station, More Projects On Peninsula Township Docket

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Pit Spitters Pause Baseball After Players Test Positive For Coronavirus

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Perfecting The Family Vacation: The Best Resorts Of Summers Gone By

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Little Fleet, Loma Farm Owners Partner To Open Farm Club

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Chick-fil-A Withdraws Garfield Township Plans

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City Vote Coming Tonight On Police Body Cams

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Grand Traverse Bay YMCA Closes For Cleaning After Coronavirus Exposures

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Two Passengers On Separate Cherry Capital Airport Flights Test Positive For Coronavirus

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Where Are They Now: Local Politicians

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