Traverse City News and Events

Your 2021 Recap Of Traverse City's (Many) Housing Projects

By Craig Manning | Nov. 27, 2021

How many new residential units would it take to solve Traverse City’s housing crisis? It’s a question that many local players have spent 2021 trying ... Read More >>


Touchdown Traverse: A Brief History Of Local High School Football Glory

By Craig Manning | Nov. 26, 2021

The last time Traverse City Central played for a state football championship, Ronald Reagan was president, Russia was still the Soviet Union, and Central still ... Read More >>


50 Years In Focus

By Ross Boissoneau | Nov. 25, 2021

Have you ever given someone a gift that changed the trajectory of their life? John Russell’s girlfriend did. A half-century ago, when Russell was a ... Read More >>


Long Lake Township Eyes Twin Lakes Ownership, Dollar General Plans, Dredging Moratorium

By Beth Milligan | Nov. 24, 2021

Long Lake Township has put forward a proposal to take over ownership of Twin Lakes Park from Grand Traverse County Parks and Recreation, citing a ... Read More >>


The Ticker's Biggest (OK, only) Sale Of The Year!

Nov. 23, 2021

It’s the week when everyone from WalMart to the USPS to local businesses are doling out discounts and sales, so The Ticker and the Traverse ... Read More >>


New Inn Proposed For Downtown Elk Rapids

By Beth Milligan | Nov. 23, 2021

A 17-unit inn has been proposed for a vacant site at 112 Dexter Street in downtown Elk Rapids, bringing one of the first formal lodging ... Read More >>


Traverse City Law Firm To Be Featured On Sunday's '60 Minutes'

By Craig Manning | Nov. 22, 2021

If you tune into 60 Minutes on CBS this coming Sunday, you’ll hear a bit about a Traverse City business and the work they do ... Read More >>


Mundos Opening West Front Coffee Shop; More Restaurant, Retail News

By Beth Milligan | Nov. 22, 2021

Mundos Roasting & Co. is opening a new coffee shop on West Front Street next spring – one of three new coffee businesses opening in ... Read More >>


Holiday Kickoff Events Abound In Grand Traverse, Leelanau, Benzie

By Lynda Twardowski Wheatley | Nov. 22, 2021

Sneak peeks of Santa, big parades, little shops, lit-up trees. Lots of caroling, reindeer, cookies, cocoa, and even a camel. Here’s what some northern towns ... Read More >>


TC Employers Get Desperate, Creative To Fill Open Positions

By Ross Boissoneau | Nov. 21, 2021

Maybe the signs should say "Help Desperately Wanted." From the area’s largest employers like Munson and Hagerty recruiting professionals like mad to McDonald’s paying $21 ... Read More >>



Demolition Work Planned For Rotary Square; More Downtown Project Updates

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Monitoring Work Starts Monday At Union Street Dam

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Elk Rapids Schools To Close Next Week Due To COVID Cases

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Eighth Street Bridge Reopens; More Bridge Updates

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20Fathoms Lands $250,000 State Grant

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Jobs For Michigan's Graduates Program Debuts At NMC

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"The Nutcracker" Returns Live To Interlochen

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Giving Back During Holidays Takes On New Importance During Pandemic

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NMC's Aviation Program, Grads Flying High Amidst Record Pilot Demand

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State Theatre And Bijou By The Bay To Reopen Friday

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Real Estate Frenzy Slowing Slightly

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Design Details Emerge For East Front, Grandview Parkway Reconstructions; TART Trail Expansion Proposed

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Vital Fish & Game Tracking Or Senseless Red Tape?

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"What Strange Paradise" Author Joins NWS Thursday

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