Millions Poured Into Hotel Makeovers

Millions Poured Into Hotel MakeoversBy Beth MilliganIn 2012, a record-breaking 1.5 million visitors came to Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore after it was declared "the most beautiful place in America" by Good Morning America. The designation was good business for the park, but it was...

Back in Black

Back in BlackTraverse City State Bank's ship was floundering, until two determined women took the helm.TRAVERSE CITY - Ann Bollinger remembers her early days as Traverse City State Bank's chief financial officer like it was yesterday - but she's sure glad it isn't."My first job...

Moving Up: Century 21 Northland Targets the Top

Number One Up North? Century 21 Northland Targets the TopBy: Beth MilliganWhen Brad Platt moved back to his native Northern Michigan in 2006 from Chicago, he and his wife Julia Lilley had been "saving every nickel " they earned for years to fulfill their dream...