Green Light: Environmentally friendly building becoming the norm

[caption id="attachment_35071" align="alignleft" width="300"] Livwell Homes earned People's Choice in the top price category last year during the Parade of Homes.[/caption] When it comes to building, it's now easy being green. According to the United States Green Building Council, roughly 40% of the single-family house market is...

Telemedicine takes off in Northern Michigan

Telemedicine isn't new, but its value to northern Michigan's healthcare is growing "by the day," said Laura Glenn, vice president of physician network for Munson Healthcare. In fact, Munson Healthcare's nine hospitals have been ramping up the focus on telemedicine “by the day, by the week,...

Need for Speed: TCLP Fiber coming in March

After years of study, planning, and preparation, Traverse City Light & Power (TCLP) is launching the first phase of its high-speed fiber internet project. Phase one, which will provide the option of fiber internet access to more than 2,000 of TCLP’s customers, is expected to impact...

Part-Time CFOs: When to use them – and when to move on

Hiring a full-time, in-house CFO is an expensive proposition, especially for small or mid-sized businesses without a lot of capital to burn. Perhaps not surprisingly, accounting firms and other businesses are filling the void by offering a service that frees businesses from needing a full-time CFO. These...