Less is More

Less Is MoreFor some families, exchanging salaries and pensions for home time is worth itBy Samantha TengelitschWhile some people are forced to take part-time work while they seek full-time employment, others are choosing to reduce their hours. In some cases, they're giving up salaried positions...

Labor of Love

Young couple reopens assisted living homeBy Samantha TengelitschKALKASKA - An assisted living home reopened last year by Dignity Home Health Care is a labor of love for president and CEO Nathan Moore. Moore's uncle was involved in a low-speed automobile collision in 2008, resulting in...

Waltzing Through The Recession

TRAVERSE CITY - A historic structure on Division Street is set to become the new home of Kitchen Choreography, with a grand opening slated for September. Owners Michael and Angela Goodall purchased the home at auction last fall, with plans to invest more than $300,000...

Zones, they are a changin’

Warming trend saps sugaring season, worries fruit growersREGION - Long, bitter winters used to be the norm in northern Michigan. But this year, and in year's past, significant stretches of cold temperatures have become such an anomaly in northern Michigan that the U.S. Department of...

Welcome to Festival Land (No Vacancy)

REGION - During the Traverse City Comedy Arts Festival last February, Comedian Ted Alexandro remarked on the sheer volume of festivals held in Traverse City each year: "You have, like, eight festivals this week. Even things I misheard turned out to be a festival: 'Oh,...

The Beginning of Banking in Traverse City

Back when lumber was king, TC's founding father built a brick-and-mortar legacy that still stands today.TRAVERSE CITY - One bank with more than $100 billion dollars in assets; the other a quickly growing locally owned bank founded in 2000. They share one thing in common:...