Traverse City News and Events

Traverse City Is Thankful For Its Own

By Luke Haase | Nov. 26, 2020

Henry David Thoreau once said, “I am grateful for what I am and have. My thanksgiving is perpetual.” On this holiday, The Ticker decided to ... Read More >>


CherryT Ball Drop Goes Virtual

By Beth Milligan | Nov. 25, 2020

The CherryT Ball Drop - Traverse City’s New Year’s Eve celebration typically held downtown - will move to a virtual event this year due to ... Read More >>


Local Health Department Issues Its Own Advisory

Nov. 25, 2020

Noting that: "Locally, we have experienced an eight-fold increase in cases over the past 2 months. Our hospital systems are reporting they are reaching critical ... Read More >>


Amidst Moves And Empty Storefronts, Observers Say Demand Still Strong In Downtown Traverse City

By Craig Manning | Nov. 25, 2020

Empty storefronts and shuttered restaurants don’t tend to be a frequent sight in Downtown Traverse City, but they’ve become increasingly commonplace in 2020 as the ... Read More >>


Do Not Disturb: Proposed Hotel Properties Sit Silent

By Craig Manning | Nov. 24, 2020

Numerous vacant Traverse City properties previously earmarked for new hotel developments remain empty as 2020 enters its final weeks – and while some of those ... Read More >>


Pam Forton Resigns From TCAPS Board

By Beth Milligan | Nov. 23, 2020

Pam Forton has resigned from the Traverse City Area Public Schools (TCAPS) school board effective immediately, according to a district release Monday night. Forton served ... Read More >>


Your 2020 Holiday Gift Guide Is Here

By Beth Milligan | Nov. 23, 2020

Need some gift ideas for the upcoming holidays? With retailers facing a tougher season than ever in the face of the pandemic and capacity restrictions ... Read More >>


From Individuals Facing Homelessness To Businesses On The Brink, Community Steps Up To Meet Need

By Beth Milligan | Nov. 23, 2020

The overlap of a peaking pandemic and the holiday season means difficult weeks for many ahead, from individuals facing homelessness and food scarcity to businesses ... Read More >>


Munson Distances Itself From Controversial Social Media Post

By Beth Milligan | Nov. 22, 2020

Munson Healthcare issued a statement Sunday distancing itself from a doctor whose post criticizing pandemic lockdown restrictions and calling for pursuing herd immunity went viral ... Read More >>


It's Thanksgiving To-Go

By Craig Manning | Nov. 22, 2020

It’s the year of the to-go Thanksgiving feast. With Michigan bars and restaurants closed to indoor in-person dining until at least December 8 – and ... Read More >>



Health Dept Shifts Focus To High-Risk Cases As Numbers Soar

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Downtown TC Leaders Talk Survey Results, Modified Holiday Plans

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A New Era: How Body Cameras Will Change Courts, Evidence, FOIA & More

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Interlochen Moves To Remote Classes On Campus

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Study Continues For Possible Road Crossing Over Boardman River

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School Districts Brace For Winter's Lessons

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Toys For Tots Kicks Off Saturday With Modified Drive-Thru Donation Event

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New Season For Safe Harbor

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“It Was Already An Uphill Battle”: Jean Derenzy Faces Critical Time For Downtown Traverse City

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State Restrictions Announced On Restaurants/Bars, Schools, Sports, Entertainment Centers, More

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New Climbing Gym Coming To Traverse City

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PFAS Test Results Show Contaminated Drinking Wells In East Bay Township

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Boardman/Eight Intersection Impacted By Utility Work Mon-Tues

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All K-12 TCAPS Schools To Go Virtual Starting Wednesday

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