Traverse City News and Events

Space: The Next Frontier For Pugsley?

By Beth Milligan | Feb. 22, 2020

The Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians is planning to open a space technology center at the former Pugsley Correctional Facility in Kingsley, ... Read More >>


New Publication Provides Access To Local Demographic Data

Feb. 22, 2020

Networks Northwest has updated a citizens’ and policy makers’ guide to assess and monitor community issues throughout the region. “Benchmarks Northwest” provides access to a ... Read More >>


Woman Arrested For Drunk Driving After Getting Stuck In Snowbank

By Beth Milligan | Feb. 21, 2020

An 82-year-old Swartz Creek woman was arrested early Thursday morning after getting stuck in a snowbank in Suttons Bay Township. The Leelanau County Sheriff's Office ... Read More >>


Local Child Care Study Outlines Shortcomings

Feb. 21, 2020

Local families struggle to find adequate early childhood education options for their kids, while providers cannot sustain business due to costs that are more than ... Read More >>


Hunting For WWII Aircraft, U-Boat In Grand Traverse Bay

By Craig Manning | Feb. 21, 2020

Dozens of World War II aircraft are lost somewhere beneath the waters of Lake Michigan, and students and faculty from the Northwestern Michigan College (NMC) ... Read More >>


Palmer Woods Expansion, M-204 Bridge Project Coming To Leelanau

By Beth Milligan | Feb. 20, 2020

Two major projects are coming to Leelanau County, including a planned expansion of the Palmer Woods Forest Reserve by 350 acres – bringing the property’s ... Read More >>


New Combined Job Fair To Debut

Feb. 20, 2020

A new combined Career Fair in Traverse City will give job seekers the opportunity to connect with more than 80 employers. The Career & Employment ... Read More >>


Save The Date: March Recess At State Street Market

By Beth Milligan | Feb. 20, 2020

Join The Ticker for an early spring break Recess at State Street Market on Wednesday, March 4 presented by Edward Jones Financial Advisors - where ... Read More >>


Car Crashes Into Empire Township House

By Beth Milligan | Feb. 19, 2020

A 27-year-old Fenton woman was cited over the weekend after crashing into a house in Empire Township. Leelanau County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to the ... Read More >>


Couple Arrested For Assaulting Teen

By Beth Milligan | Feb. 19, 2020

Two 19-year-olds were arrested after assaulting a 17-year-old teenager outside of her Garfield Township home Monday morning. According to the Grand Traverse County Sheriff's Office, ... Read More >>



Planning For 2020 Traverse City Ironman Continues, As Does Debate

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Another Local School Goes Solar

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TIF 97, Jail Mental Health, Proposal To Combine Elected Positions Top County Agenda

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Struggles Of A Mom-And-Pop Pot Shop Owner

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City To Talk Randolph Street Reconstruction, Vacation Rental Compromise

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GT County Eyes The Future of Medalie, Civic Center Parks

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2020 Off To Strong Start For Local Real Estate Market

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Can't Give Enough Money Away: Many Local Scholarships Go Unclaimed

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Snowstorm Humor And Pet Royalty: The Faces And Stories Behind Favorite Local Social Media Accounts

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Angel Child Care To Close Old Mission Location, Citing Labor Shortage

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Death of Adrienne Quintal Ruled Accident

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Chick-Fil-A, Housing Developments Move Forward In Garfield Township

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Two Men Accused Of Dealing Meth Arrested In Garfield Township

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Area Roads Get Worse Grade

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