Century on the Front and Advancing

With the world's first-ever metal matrix composite brake drums rolling out of its TC plant and bound for U.S. military vehicles, Century 3/ Plus sets its sights on the Defense Department's next request: vehicle armor.TRAVERSE CITY - The Traverse City company that recently developed a...

TC Chamber’s New Development Fund

REGION - Get capital. Grow business. Create jobs.It's not news that access to working capital has gotten much more difficult in the last few years. This is a story about what the Traverse City Chamber has decided to do about it.The Chamber's new Development Fund...

Kids Get Cash and Credit

TRAVERSE CITY - When industry and education get together, good things usually happen.Traverse City-based Members Credit Union's newest branch is getting (and giving) an education. Located at the Traverse Bay Area Intermediate School District's Career-Tech Center campus, the student-run MCU branch opened for business in...

Local Technology News

Leelanau County now on line with "A Child is Missing" ProgramLEELANAU - Emergency management and law enforcement services in Leelanau County have joined A Child Is Missing (ACIM), a program based in Florida that utilizes a nationwide database and high-speed technology to search for and...

Is it Ever too Late to Re-Invent Yourself?

16 successful local professionals share the story of their re-invention.Jason & Junie Roggenseefrom: Owner/Broker of an Arizona real estate company, property sales & management (Jason) and assistant manager at an Arizona-based branch of Washington Mutual (Junie) to: Founders of Farm 651, a farm...

8180 Films

8180 Films is poised at the forefront of Michigan's burgeoning film movement. Launched by Leland residents Jim Carpenter and Rebecca Reynolds - two of the founders of the Beyond the Bay Film Series at The Bay Theatre in Suttons Bay - along with their Los...

Mac Attack

At 31, Joel Mueller has watched his company MacUpdate hit the Inc. 500 fastest growing companies list for the third year in a row. That alone is a rare feat. Now consider this: Mueller founded the company when he was a sophomore at Suttons Bay...