New Boutique Comes to Manistee

  William Travis is a veteran who crafts cutting boards. He wanted to create an outlet for other veterans to display and sell their art “We only get a few hours of sleep or whatever it may be. And this is something to keep us active.” says Travis. He adds “So I wanted to be able to showcase my work…

Soo Pilots Association Hosting Aerial Fall Color Tours at Sanderson Field

For several years now, the Soo Pilots Association has held its Aerial Fall Color Tours at Sanderson Field in Sault Ste. Marie. And on Saturday, you will have the chance to fly a couple thousand feet above the Soo. A 20 minute flight will cost you $25. The cost helps offset gas, and whatever is leftover goes back into the…

Mrs. Piper’s Pumpkin Patch in Osceola County Kicks Off First Fall Season

If you’re looking for something to do this Saturday and Sunday Mrs. Piper’s Pumpkin Patch in Osceola County is kicking off their first fall season Friday. They have pumpkin carving, storytelling and also carnival and hay rides. The owner previously had a pumpkin patch, but it dwindled out during the pandemic and now she hopes this new location can brink…

Grand Traverse Road Commission Continues New Traffic System Installation

Grand Traverse Road Commission is continuing their project, installing a new traffic system. “Takes the signals and takes them out of a set timing pattern and it allows a computer to collect data about what vehicle la are coming towards a signal and what vehicle are leaving a signal and then adjust the network to deal with that volume of…

Impact100 Traverse City Awards Three Nonprofits $112,000 Each for Transformative Projects

Three nonprofits were announced to be the recipients of $336,000 in grants from Impact100 Traverse City Wednesday night. The 2022 grant recipients include Friends of the Garden Theater, Single MOMM and North County Trail Association. They were each awarded $112,000. These nonprofits will be using their respective grant funds for transformative projects. Friends of the Garden Theater will get new…

Reed City to Build New Mountain Bike Skills Park

Reed City is “wheeling out” a new addition to one of their parks. A new mountain bike park is expected to be built in the northwestern corner of Westerburg Park Reed city native Jonathan Zelinski, who’s been heading up this project, had the idea back in 2020 during the pandemic. He presented the idea to the city council twice before…

Local Sports Medicine Physicians, High Schools Stress Importance of Concussion Safety

The football world is taking a step back as video of Miami Dolphins’ quarterback Tua Tagovailoa’s injury continues to circulate on social media. “It obviously does not look great,” said Traverse City Central Athletic Director Justin Thorington. “Given the fact that he kind of stumbled on the field two weeks ago, and then last night what happened, it doesn’t look…

Brewvine: Frankfort Beer Week

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Cherry Capital Airport Traffic Down, But a Strong Year Still in the Forecast

"The 2021 numbers, we were third in the state of Michigan." - Kevin Klein

Cherry Capital airport is gaining ground with each flight that takes off from northern Michigan. TVC airport is having a solid year so far, and they’re doing better than many other airports despite the challenges facing the industry. Traveler numbers this year are a sign of good things to come, says the airport’s Director and CEO Kevin Klein. “Really what…