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2011-06-30 14:57:00

DETROIT, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DTE Energy is celebrating its 10th year as a National Cherry Festival sponsor by providing a $150,000 contribution to the Traverse City Bayfront Plan. The DTE Energy Foundation will provide a three-year grant in support of a project that highlights the community's most valued resource and honors one of the city's most respected native sons, former Gov. William G. Milliken. The grant will underwrite the William G. Milliken Children's Stream, a...

2010-11-11 06:00:00

PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Rentrak Corporation (Nasdaq: RENT), the leader in multi-screen media measurement serving the advertising, television and entertainment industries, today announced a multi-year StationView Essentials contract with Barrington Broadcasting for NBC-affiliate, WPBN, and ABC-affiliate, WGTU, in Traverse City, Michigan. Barrington Broadcasting will introduce Rentrak ratings to their diary market stations in order to demonstrate geographic strengths...

2010-07-12 14:22:00

RV Tour to Hit Detroit Area 7/14, Lansing Area 7/15, Traverse City 7/16; Eldercare Advocates to Urge MI Delegation to Join Governor Granholm in Backing Pending Aid SOUTHFIELD, HOLT and TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., July 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living's (AHCA/NCAL) national "Driving for Quality Care" RV petition drive having worked its way up the Eastern Seaboard and into the American heartland after its successful...

2009-11-19 16:00:00

PETOSKEY, Mich., Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- CMS Land has applied for a permit to treat and release water collected at Resort Township's East Park as part of the Little Traverse Bay Environmental Project. The National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) application was submitted today to the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ). The water treatment facility proposed in the application is located next to East Park, just north of U.S. 31. The application is part of CMS...

2009-09-29 05:00:00

PETOSKEY, Mich., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CMS Land Company reports that significant progress has been made in addressing environmental issues related to the defunct cement plant that once operated on the shores of Little Traverse Bay. The abandoned site was redeveloped in 1994 into what are now Resort Township's East Park and the Bay Harbor Resort. August water monitoring results verify that pH readings above the action level of nine have been virtually eliminated and human...

2009-09-20 15:08:46

The upcoming ArtPrize competition in Grand Rapids, Mich., offers professionals and amateurs alike a chance to enjoy contemporary art, an expert says. Brett Colley, associate professor of art and design at Grand Valley State University, said the annual event allows artists of all levels of talent show off their personal interpretations of art in the pursuit of a $250,000 grand prize, The Detroit Free Press said Sunday. There are professionals and amateurs and many variations in between, and...

2008-10-02 18:00:30

Priority Health is recognizing four regional winners with Senior Impact Awards in Jackson, Kent, Mecosta and Leelanau counties. The award program recognizes the way volunteers 63 years and older put their energy and commitment to work for the community. As part of this recognition, each recipient earns $1,000 for his or her volunteer organization. The 2008 recipients include: -- Margaret Tare, of Leelanau County, for her work with the Father Fred Foundation -- Helen Chappell,...

2008-09-01 21:00:05

n Traverse City, Mich. There's no telling what might turn up in Lake Michigan. Rich Fasi of Traverse City says he found a dead 2-foot shark in the water while fishing on West Grand Traverse Bay on Wednesday. The saltwater fish was a juvenile blacktip shark, George Burgess, director of the Florida Program For Shark Research at the University of Florida, told the Traverse City Record-Eagle. Mark Tonello, a fisheries biologist from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, said...

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2008-09-01 09:30:00

Associated Press There's no telling what might turn up in Lake Michigan. Rich Fasi, of Traverse City, said he found a dead 2-foot shark in the water while fishing on West Grand Traverse Bay on Wednesday. The saltwater fish was a juvenile blacktip shark, said Mark Tonello, a fisheries biologist from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. Tonello said someone might have caught the shark off the Atlantic Coast and kept it on ice while bringing it to northern Michigan. Another...

2008-08-04 00:00:14

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) - Michigan's cherry capital welcomed pop royalty.Madonna appeared Saturday night at the Traverse City Film Festival, which was founded by Michael Moore and takes place in a fruit-growing region of their native Michigan.She introduced her documentary, "I Am Because We Are," before a screening. The movie deals with the orphans of Malawi, the African nation where she and husband Guy Ritchie adopted a son.She did not make any other appearances. (c) 2008 Telegraph -...


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