Otsego County’s crescendo

It's impossible to go anywhere in Otsego County without hearing the music. It's ubiquitous and continuous, and a constant reminder of our status as the second fastest-growing county in the state. Performed by an orchestra of backhoes, bulldozers, cement mixers and nail guns, the pleasing...

Resort names new GM

ACME - Paul J. McCormick has been promoted to vice president and general manager of Grand Traverse Resort and Spa. The announcement was made by Scott Dalecio, president of KSL Resorts, a division of KSL Recreation Corp., which owns and operates the resort.Irving Kass, the...

ENVIRONMENT: Wetland protection a hot issue in Antrim County

"The straw that broke the camel's back was the issue of the Veit project near Intermediate Lake. This was another case of the DEQ granting permission to a property owner to build on wetlands that were previously identified as not buildable."--Peter GarwoodANTRIM CO. - Last...

Access Publishers Network bankrupt

Despite the public glamour that Oprah Winfrey has bestowed on the book business, publishing and selling books is a high risk, low margin, irrational way to make a living. Within the publishing industry, master distribution companies may have the toughest go of it.The role of...

Park will ease space constraints in Boyne City

BOYNE CITY - Boyne City will soon be home to a second industrial park--Boyne City Air Industrial Park II--adjacent to the original one off M-75 in the southeast corner of the city.The original park, platted in the 1980s, is now full, and the city has...

ENVIRONMENT: Cell tower regulations receive court attention

Communication tower contractors recently achieved a victory in court, but may face other uphill struggles on environmental issues associated with tower locations.A federal court of appeals recently upheld an FCC rule which essentially denies state or local units of government the right to regulate communication...