Latest Traverse City News

The Latest: New Zealand buys 500K Pfizer doses from Denmark

Sep. 11, 2021 22:52 PM EDT

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — New Zealand is buying an extra 500,000 doses of the Pfizer vaccine from Denmark as it tries to keep its coronavirus vaccination program running at full speed, the government said. The doses are on top of New Zealand’s regular shipments from...

Complaints filed after reporter attacked at anti-mask event

Sep. 11, 2021 16:45 PM EDT

GARFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A prosecutor has filed criminal complaints against two northern Michigan men in connection with an attack on a newspaper reporter covering a meeting by a group opposing masks and vaccination mandates. Court records show misdemeanor...

Friday's Scores

Sep. 11, 2021 01:33 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Addison 42, Hanover-Horton 6 Adrian 35, Ypsilanti 0 Allen Park 42, Gibraltar Carlson 14 Alma 28, Bay City John Glenn 12 Almont 39, Imlay City 0 Ann...

Fire destroys classic cars in shop near Traverse City

Sep. 06, 2021 11:45 AM EDT

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Fire destroyed about a dozen classic cars at a restoration shop near Traverse City, authorities said. Sensors triggered a fire alarm Sunday morning at the shop in East Bay Township. Firefighters were able to save a few cars but many were...

Editorial Roundup: Michigan

Sep. 06, 2021 09:05 AM EDT

Detroit News. Sept. 1, 2021. Editorial: New test scores fail to show full COVID impact Recently released standardized test results highlight the damaging impact of “pandemic learning” on Michigan’s children. Scores are down nearly across the...

'Forever chemicals' found in groundwater near military bases

Aug. 31, 2021 15:51 PM EDT

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — High levels of toxic, widely used “forever chemicals” contaminate groundwater around at least six military sites in the Great Lakes region, according to U.S. Department of Defense records that an environmental group released Tuesday. The...

Editorial Roundup: Michigan

Aug. 30, 2021 09:07 AM EDT

Detroit News. Aug. 28, 2021. Editorial: Get politics (and politicians) out of MSU athletic director search Meddling in the athletic departments of Michigan’s colleges is fine sport for state politicians. That’s particularly true at Michigan State...

Reporter punched in face while covering anti-mask event

Aug. 28, 2021 12:45 PM EDT

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A newspaper reporter said he was punched in the face while covering an anti-mask event near Traverse City. The Grand Traverse County sheriff's office is investigating. “I know the concern you have,” Sheriff Tom...

Genetic mapping boosts hopes for restoring prized lake trout

Aug. 24, 2021 20:48 PM EDT

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Scientists have traced the genetic makeup of lake trout, a feat that should boost efforts to rebuild populations of the prized fish in the Great Lakes and other North American waters where they've been hammered by invasive species, overfishing and pollution,...

Editorial Roundup: Michigan

Aug. 16, 2021 09:03 AM EDT

Traverse City Record-Eagle. Aug. 13, 2021. Editorial: What to say when a child is killed It’s hard to find words when a tragedy happens along the lines of last week’s shooting in Kalkaska County. Words are insufficient. They...