Latest Traverse City News

Friday's Scores

Oct. 16, 2021 03:01 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Ada Forest Hills Eastern 28, Grand Rapids Kenowa Hills 13 Addison 52, Napoleon 34 Adrian Madison 60, Dearborn Advanced Technology 0 Algonac 8, Yale 3 Allen Park 38, Trenton...

Biden appoints Debra Shore to lead EPA Midwestern office

Oct. 12, 2021 20:41 PM EDT

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — President Joe Biden on Tuesday appointed Debra Shore, a wastewater treatment official in Chicago, to direct the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Midwestern office. Shore will oversee EPA's Region 5, which includes Illinois, Indiana,...

Traverse City tourism strong during 2021 vacation season

Oct. 09, 2021 07:25 AM EDT

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Tourists flowed through Traverse City at a strong pace during vacation season 2021. But the hospitality industry still had to deal with a bumpy road as the COVID-19 pandemic lingered. “Toward the end of summer, we were starting to see...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 09, 2021 03:00 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Addison 59, Grass Lake 0 Almont 14, Armada 7 Ann Arbor Huron def. Ann Arbor Skyline, forfeit Auburn Hills Avondale 35, Royal Oak 21 Bad Axe 53, Vassar 0 ...

History enthusiasts seek tips on woman in Civil War burial

Oct. 03, 2021 14:59 PM EDT

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Local history groups have placed new headstones in a Traverse City cemetery to honor eight people from the Civil War era. But who was Nancy Taylor? The groups have identified three women who were married to Union veterans...

The Latest: 2nd hospital in Alaska begins rationing care

Sep. 29, 2021 21:10 PM EDT

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A second hospital in Alaska is beginning to ration health care as the state deals with a spike in coronavirus cases. Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corp. in Bethel announced the move Wednesday as it reported it is operating at capacity. ...

Michigan doctor out after criticizing county vaccine policy

Sep. 29, 2021 13:47 PM EDT

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A county medical director in the Traverse City area said he's losing his job, weeks after he criticized elected officials for a policy that bans mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations for county employees and controls vaccine messages from the health department. ...

Editorial Roundup: Michigan

Sep. 27, 2021 09:11 AM EDT

Detroit News. Sept. 22, 2021. Editorial: Courts should check Whitmer’s fundraising scam Mackinac Island — Michigan Republicans are mounting a court challenge against Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s move to blow past campaign fundraising laws and raise...

Friday's Scores

Sep. 25, 2021 01:03 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Addison def. East Jackson, forfeit Ann Arbor Gabriel Richard 24, Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook-Kingswood 17 Ann Arbor Huron 38, Monroe 14 Armada 27, Yale 0 AuGres-Sims 72,...

Bear euthanized after being recaptured in Traverse City area

Sep. 24, 2021 13:22 PM EDT

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A black bear that traveled back to an area in northern Michigan after being removed for raiding bird feeders and trash cans has been euthanized. The large male bear was recaptured Thursday, the Traverse City Record-Eagle reported. ...