COMMUNICATION: Traverse City home to a world leader in VoIP telephony

TRAVERSE CITY - The region's reliance and interest in the Internet is exploding, and businesses are sprouting right along with it.One of these is ISPhone, started in 1997 by Kenneth E. Moody and Victor von Schlegell, ISPhone's president and CEO. The company provides the latest...

What’s News

OPENINGS• Fleis & VandenBrink Engineering Inc., a Grand Rapids-based civil and environmental engineering and survey firm, has opened a Traverse City office. The firm serves municipalities, developers, industries and the State of Michigan."This geographic expansion will allow us to capitalize on opportunities for work in...

Wanted: Your news

When I'm out taking pictures or running errands, I try to take different routes around the area so I can scope out all the new businesses springing up--seemingly overnight.This rubbernecking doesn't thrill drivers behind me, nor does using my steering wheel as a writing pad....

BANKING & FINANCE: Is there an embezzler in your company?

There's little more disheartening than having to inform a business owner that he or she has been the victim of embezzlement. Feelings of disbelief, shock, embarrassment and anger follow, and can be overwhelming.Embezzlement is as much an issue of trust as it is about financial...

e-News

• At the behest of Rep. Bart Stupak, Gaylord businesswoman Daune Weiss and Traverse City businessman Frank Noverr took part in a day-long series of workshops at the nation's capital on May 8. A key element of the conference was the importance of the Internet...

FAVORED WORK: in favor no more?

On March 29, the Michigan Supreme Court issued three anxiously-awaited opinions regarding favored work for employees who have suffered work-related injuries. Surprisingly, the opinions of the Justices were virtually unanimous in all three cases. These opinions greatly altered the law with regard to favored work...

Imprés to expand, move

TRAVERSE CITY - Imprés salon will celebrate its 10th anniversary with a major expansion and relocation to the former Oleson's Grocery Store site in September.The move will double the salon's space to 3,800 square feet. Sandra Dunn and Tamara Vomastek own the salon, located at...