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...

Major redo in store for new Hansen Foods

SUTTONS BAY - Just over a year after an arsonist's fire destroyed the building that housed Hansen Foods in Suttons Bay, the locally-owned grocery store will soon have a home in a new 15,000 square-foot building. Construction is scheduled to begin in just a few...

ENVIRONMENT: Community Sharpens Vision for Tar Lake Site

MANCELONA - Despite decades of virtual inactivity, Tar Lake in Mancelona is coming to life following clean-up efforts by the EPA, environmental consulting, and a clear community vision for redevelopment.After three visioning sessions during the past 14 months, "We have an idea of what the...

ENVIRONMENT: River Care Fund exceeds ’99 expectations

TRAVERSE CITY - Merely six months after it kicked off, the Conservation Resource Alliance's River Care Fund has a balance of $60,000, exceeding expectations of everyone involved."We couldn't be more pleased--we had a goal for 1999 of $50,000," said CRA's development coordinator Matt Thomas. "Contributors...