Traverse City News and Events

Power Island To Open To Bow Hunting Oct. 1

By Beth Milligan | Sept. 21, 2019

Grand Traverse County Parks and Recreation is opening Power Island and connected Bassett Island for deer bow hunting between October 1 and November 14, and ... Read More >>


Development Group Proposes Major Project For Former Acme Kmart Site

By Beth Milligan | Sept. 21, 2019

A downstate development company has purchased the former Kmart store in Acme and will appear before township planning commissioners at a special meeting Monday at ... Read More >>


PACE Opens Its Doors

Sept. 21, 2019

The state’s 13th PACE program serving aging seniors has opened in Traverse City. The PACE (Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly) model provides comprehensive ... Read More >>


NMC To Host Free Girls In Aviation Day Event

By Beth Milligan | Sept. 20, 2019

The Northwestern Michigan College (NMC) chapter of Women in Aviation International (WAI) will host a free program October 5 to introduce local girls ages 8 to ... Read More >>


Tribe Opens Herkner Housing Project

By Beth Milligan | Sept. 20, 2019

The Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians held a grand opening this week of its new tribally funded housing development in Traverse City. ... Read More >>


New Charges Against Masseuse

By Patrick Sullivan | Sept. 20, 2019

A massage therapist who was acquitted of charges of third- and fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct in January faces a new sexual misconduct charge stemming from ... Read More >>


The Summer 2019 Report Card

By Craig Manning | Sept. 20, 2019

Another summer has come and gone, and with it, Traverse City’s peak tourist season. The Ticker explores how Traverse City did this summer – and ... Read More >>


City Commission Candidate Forum Set For Next Week

By Beth Milligan | Sept. 19, 2019

Candidates for open Traverse City commission and mayoral seats will participate in a League of Women Voters Grand Traverse Area public forum next Wednesday, September ... Read More >>


Cass Street Closure Thursday, Friday

By Beth Milligan | Sept. 19, 2019

Leelanau Redimix will be closing the southbound lane of the 1200 block of South Cass Street Thursday and Friday for utility work. The closure will ... Read More >>


County Approves New Court Bailiffs, Hoping To Alleviate Issues

By Beth Milligan | Sept. 19, 2019

Grand Traverse County commissioners Wednesday unanimously approved the launch of a new program that will hire five dedicated part-time court bailiffs – a move meant ... Read More >>



Impact 100 Selects Its Grant Finalists

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Authorities Seeking Culprit Behind Park Damage

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NMC Welcomes New Leaders In Four Departments

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DDA To Talk Economic Development, Community Officer, Downtown Planning

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Commission Delays Vote On Blighted Building Program

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An End To The Leelanau County Wedding Barn Dispute?

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Boyfriend Arrested for Car Assault

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Local Radio, TV Changes Underway

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Garfield Avenue Lane Shifts Sunday Night

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A Traverse City Pioneer Family's Home Could Be Saved

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Clean Up & Green Up Recycling Event To Be Held At Pit Spitters Park

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Leadership Change Planned At 20Fathoms

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"The Mooch" Prepares For Traverse City, With No Shortage Of Opinions

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City Commissioners To Consider Tax Program For Blighted Buildings

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