WOMEN IN BUSINESS: Rhonda Nugent has the World on a Platter

FRANKFORT - Combine equal parts location and creativity with solid experience and an appreciation for good food. Add the willingness to work 80 or more hours per week in the summer and a hardworking, knowledgeable staff, and you have Rhonda Nugent's recipe for restaurant success.Last...

WOMEN IN BUSINESS: Sewing up the deal

TRAVERSE CITY - As little girls do, I spent hours making doll clothes out of whatever was available. When I couldn't get fabric scraps from my aunt, I'd improvise and create wedding dresses out of toilet paper, space suits out of aluminum foil, and coats...

TC State Bank starts ‘a new tradition’

TRAVERSE CITY - Locally-owned Traverse City State Bank opened on July 18 on the first floor of the new office building at 310 W. Front Street.The bank is operated by president and CEO Peter A. Correia, who has 28 years of experience in the banking...

WOMEN IN BUSINESS: Travel industry veteran launches her own school

TRAVERSE CITY - Tammy Ensman saw a niche and decided to fill it. That's how the Great North Travel School came into being. Located in Traverse City, the school will open on Sept. 13, and already has potential students from Pakistan, Oregon and northern Michigan.A...

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ACCOLADES· Knorr Interactive received a MAX award in the 'Interactive/Online' category for their design of the Tri-tronics Web sites. Knorr was the only Web design firm in the area to win such an award. Knorr Interactive also created the secure business-to-consumer site, which earned them...

HEALTH CARE: Charlevoix Area Hospital mends growing pains

CHARLEVOIX - More residents, more tourists and more needs has translated into a $6 million renovation and expansion project for the Charlevoix Area Hospital.As the region's population has swelled, so has the demand for quality and accessible health care--and that's just what the next two...