Getting an MBA your way: on line

When you consider that the typical MBA graduate can expect a 50 percent increase in salary over his or her pre-MBA salary, it's no wonder people are seeking to earn the degree in greater numbers than ever before and institutions are creating a delivery system...

Trends shift in computer education

Even as personal computers are nearly as much a fixture as televisions in households, and children seem to be born conversant in HTML, there is a subtle evolution occurring. Mirroring a national trend, Northwestern Michigan College's Extended Education Services department is experiencing a downturn in...

New director oversees addiction treatment house

TRAVERSE CITY - Care, dedication and a deep compassion for individuals suffering from substance abuse are just a few of the qualities that earned Barbara Overby the recent promotion to Clinical Director for the Dakoske-Phoenix Addiction Treatment Services in Traverse City. "My passion has...

Physical therapist opens third center

HARBOR SPRINGS - It is inspiring when a compassion for helping others results in phenomenal growth for an organization. This is the case with Tim Bondy Physical Therapy. With two successful centers already in operation, Tim Bondy Physical Therapy has opened a third facility in...

Winery owners fear end of Single Business Tax exemption

REGION - As area vineyards hit the peak of the 2004 growing season, wineries were hit with new taxation problems stemming from a 25-year-old law. More than 20 winery owners, industry representatives and lawmakers gathered at Chateau Grand Traverse July 14 to forge a plan for...

Full occupancy returns to Leland

LELAND - Lying on a sliver of land between Lake Michigan and Lake Leelanau is the picturesque village of Leland. Leland blends a 140 year-old historic fishing village, the well-known cedar shingled shanties called Fishtown, with charming main street and courtyard shopping areas. Leland's relaxed...