Small Town Power Couple

From a single corner store, Merrie and Chris Corbett have launched a small empire — retail, restaurant, golf, and lodging — that’s taken the tiny village of Central Lake, population 952, from map dot to destination. Merrie Corbett says her lifelong love of Central Lake began when...

Change Agents

Every day in small towns across America, economic development efforts are underway. Designed to build economies, drive innovation, or simply draw communities together, these efforts are the engines that stand to transform a town and its way of life. Here, the Traverse City Business News heads into...