40 under 40 Starts Now!

Nominations are now being accepted for the TCBN's 40Under40 class of 2010.Beginning this month, the TCBN is accepting nominations for the most dynamic movers and shakers under age 40 in our region. We're looking for folks from Grand Traverse, Kalkaska, Benzie and Leelanau Counties who...

Drink & Eat

There was no lion in northern Michigan's March this year, but a lamb on both ends - and pretty much the whole way through. The traditional March gloom, replaced by long stretches of sunny days and mild temps, was all it took to invigorate area...

Nat’l Food Safety Fears Might Cost Regional Agriculture

During an otherwise cheerful meeting of local foodies at the Michigan Land Use Institute last year, Don Coe stood up and announced storm clouds were on the horizon. The co-owner of Black Star Farms in Suttons Bay and state agriculture commissioner said the peanut butter...

Ruling paves way for fairness in mental health coverage

TRAVERSE CITY - Grand Rapids-based Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services has been busy. The number of outpatients visiting the nonprofit's 25 clinics, including its Traverse City clinic, climbed seven percent last fiscal year, and its COO wouldn't be surprised if they hit 10 percent...