Traverse City News and Events

Flooding Hits Munson/Commons, Closes Streets, Causes Sewage Release

By Beth Milligan | May 29, 2020

A sudden burst of intense rains in Traverse City Thursday caused significant flooding throughout the city – with Munson Medical Center’s lower levels deluged, extensive ... Read More >>


Venture North, Traverse Connect Launch Resiliency Fund

May 29, 2020

Venture North and Traverse Connect announced on Thursday that they would partner to launch a new “Regional Resiliency Fund.” The fund, a joint response to ... Read More >>


Untreated Sewage Released Into Boardman River

By Beth Milligan | May 28, 2020

Untreated sewage was accidentally released into the Boardman River Thursday afternoon during heavy rains and flash flooding, with health officials warning the public to avoid ... Read More >>


National Cherry Festival Foundation Launches Virtual Run Series

By Beth Milligan | May 28, 2020

The National Cherry Festival Foundation is launching a virtual run series called the Michigan Harvest Challenge that will celebrate the harvest seasons of famous local ... Read More >>


Pit Spitters To Host Virtual Opening Day Today

By Beth Milligan | May 28, 2020

The Traverse City Pit Spitters will hold a virtual Opening Day celebration today (Thursday) in lieu of the postponed home opener that would have taken ... Read More >>


How Much Use Is Too Much For Boardman Valley Nature Preserve?

By Beth Milligan | May 28, 2020

Park improvements totaling $100,000 recently made to the Boardman Valley Nature Preserve (BVNP) are expected to drive more traffic to the 158-acre property located just ... Read More >>


Back To Cubicles? Northern Michigan Offices Are Going To Look Different

By Craig Manning | May 27, 2020

Northern Michigan began reopening its economy this weekend, with many restaurants, bars, and retail stores redesigning their layouts or revamping their business models to offer ... Read More >>


911 Reports Slower Weekend Than Past Years, But With New Pandemic Calls

By Beth Milligan | May 26, 2020

Grand Traverse County 911/Central Dispatch reported a slower holiday weekend this year than past years, but with new types of pandemic-related calls. Director Jason Torrey ... Read More >>


How Big Was Traverse City's Big Weekend?

By Beth Milligan | May 26, 2020

Traverse City business owners experienced one of their most unique Memorial Day weekends in memory after being cleared to reopen Friday after two months of ... Read More >>


Meet The Fascinating People Of 2020

By Beth Milligan | May 25, 2020

Every year, reporters from the Northern Express - sister publication of The Ticker - fan out across the region to find 20 average folks dedicating themselves to a not-so-average existence. ... Read More >>



Turtle Creek, Leelanau Sands Casinos To Open

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Four Big Questions About Traverse City's Upcoming Tourism Season

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When Northern Michigan Bought Things With Traverse Dollars

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TCAPS Associate Superintendent Jame McCall To Retire

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Parks Officials: Stay Off "Rogue" Trails

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BATA Adding Back Bayline, More Services June 1

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Sleeping Bear Dunes Reopening Parts Of Park Today

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More Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Prepare To Open; Rec Rules Still In Limbo

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Meet Just A Few Of The Unique Class Of 2020

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Local Businesses Prepare For Holiday Weekend After Whitmer Reopens Region

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TCAPS Picks Next Superintendent

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Experience Interlochen Student Performances Here

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Beaver Island Ponders Opening Up For Summer Season

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Front Street Construction Accident Injures Four

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