The Region’s SEV Slide

REGION - As equalized property values continue to slide, taxable values are also declining.While many will be happy to see the figure that sets their property taxes going down, it also means they might see fewer police on roads that are in increasingly bad repair.Counties...

TC Companies Land Major Windpower Project

TRAVERSE CITY ­- Two local businesses and a host of others in Michigan are planning a $75 million wind energy farm in the Upper Peninsula to reap the wild winds of Lake Michigan's northern shore.Heritage Sustainable Energy, based in Traverse City, is developing the project...

Consider the SBA Loan Market Cornered

REGION - Skilled Manufacturing received $7.8 million in federally guaranteed loans last year. The money enabled the Traverse City company - a tier 1 automotive supply company that had diversified into aerospace less than two years before - to buy more equipment, hire 75 more...

Joining the Service

REGION - Gen Netxt is not a typo. It's a service and networking group sort of like Kiwanis and Rotary, but mostly for people in their 20s and 30s.The Leelanau group's name tells that its members communicate mostly by texting and Facebook in organizing food...