Tax break proposed for on-site child care

LANSING - Two recently-introduced bills would give businesses more incentives to build or renovate on-site child-care facilities.Proposals by senators Bill Bullard, R-Milford, and Beverly Hammerstrom, R-Temperance, would benefit both families and businesses, the sponsors say. One would allow 25 percent of the cost of building...

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- WD Web Company, a web site design and Internet marketing company based in Williamsburg, has taken over the equipment and accounts and hired the employees of Internet design firm netRadiant, LLC, of Traverse City.Former president of netRadiant, Peter Dendrinos, wrote to his clients, "WD...

North Country Bank buys Old Kent’s Glen Arbor branch

TRAVERSE CITY - North Country Bank and Trust of Traverse City will soon be adding Glen Arbor to its growing network of branches throughout the Upper Peninsula and northern Lower Michigan.North Country has made an agreement with Old Kent Bank out of Grand Rapids to...

Prevo’s expands Bellaire store

BELLAIRE - Prevo's Family Markets, the 10-store food chain headquartered in Traverse City, is continuing its steady growth with a major expansion and modification of its Bellaire store.The store, formerly Dingman's, was acquired in 1991. The last employee hired by Dingman's, Carol Rhea, is now...

GFA merges with Pearson & Case

TRAVERSE CITY - A $5 million merger with Pearson & Case of Kingsley and Lake City will add more brawn to Gourdie/Fraser & Associates' already strong niche as a complete municipal, development and transportation consultant company.Pearson & Case provides engineering, surveying and geotechnical services and...

What’s News

NEW PRODUCT? ISPhone Inc., a Traverse City-based network services provider, announces its new "End2End" product, which enables businesses to route voice, video and data traffic over a single network. The company estimates the product can save a business 30 to 40 percent over what they're...

Company takes stress out of event-planning

WILLIAMSBURG - Imagine this scenario: You're working for Pegasus Plastics, a local manufacturer. Your boss taps you on the shoulder and says, "We've decided to pay for a booth at the Worldwide Plastics Tradeshow. Come up with a fantastic booth display, some small but memorable...