Stories tagged: "Traverse City"

FILE - In this file image from a Zoom meeting provided by the Grand Traverse County Board of Commissioners, Grand Traverse County Commissioner Ron Clous holds a rifle at his home during a county commissioners meeting Jan. 20, 2021, in Michigan. Clous displayed the rifle during the online meeting in response to a citizen's comments about a far-right extremist group, drawing backlash from some local residents. (Grand Traverse County Board of Commissioners via AP, File)
Chaos Hits Traverse City After Commissioner Flashes Gun During County Meeting

He called a hate group “decent guys” and his latest public stunt with a rifle has the Traverse City community calling for his resignation.

Pharmacist Mike Tiberg, retired, has returned to work to prepare COVID vaccines in Grand Traverse County.
No More ‘Standing on the Sidelines’: Why This Michigan Pharmacist Came Out of Retirement

Retired pharmacist Mike Tiberg was ready to come back to work so he could play a part in the largest vaccination campaign in history.

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This Northern Michigan Town Is Trying to Solve a Diversity Problem Through Books—Here’s How You Can Help

Traverse City Area Public Schools is beginning to diversify its population, beginning with books. It all started with one student's petition.

Dr. Jill Biden's recent trip to Traverse City sparked an inspiration with a growing momentum behind it.
Traverse City Is Embracing the Blue Wave. What Does That Mean For Michigan?

"We've come a long way," Mayor Jim Carruthers told The 'Gander. Here's a look at a community movement building in a beloved Michigan town.

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This Michigan Mom Never Imagined Her Business Would Soar During the Pandemic

Alecia Hoxie took advantage of quarantine by using the time to nurture her crafty side hustle. And the Michigan mom has advice to share.

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Happy 125th Birthday, Traverse City! Here Are 5 Cherry Must-Haves You Can Order Online.

Here’s your guide to the virtual celebrations and, of course, all the cherry products one could hope for!