No Gym Necessary: Five tips to incorporate exercise into your everyday

No Gym NecessaryFive tips to incorporate exercise into your everydayExercise has gotten a bad reputation in our society. Presumably you cringed a little at seeing that "e" word and immediately envisioned yourself committing to a long hour every day in the gym. Think again. Much...

Traverse City’s Top Five Drives

Ford Escape?Over the past few years, Traverse City has been "Truck Town" and "Kia Country." The king of the new car sales hill - at least in the third quarter - was the sport utility/crossover Ford Escape, which locals purchased at a rate nearly 20...

BATA’s Future Hangs in Balance

REGION - For a number of people in the Grand Traverse region, November 8 is D-Day. Voters will decide who will fills the seats on city councils and commissions, school boards and, in Traverse City, the mayor's chair.But there is something big on the ballots...

Used Car Shortage? Believe It.

REGION - The hottest car on the market these days? A used one.Not only are used cars hanging onto their value these days, many are worth more than they were a year ago - and some are even worth more than their new counterparts.According to...

Marathon Automotive Expands

TRAVERSE CITY - Marathon Automotive is putting the finishing touches on a month-long expansion project at its location on South Airport Road. Owner Ross Schofield says he spent some $200,000 on new state-of-the-art equipment, plus acquired a neighboring building and land.Schofield founded Marathon Automotive in...

Getting the Salary You Want – Mission Possible

REGION - So you've been looking for a new position for months and you've finally received a promising offer at an interesting company.Here's where a lot of new hires make a mistake that could cost them thousands of dollars."As people who have been looking for...