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State Bill Sparks Worries Over Local Farm to School Programs

April 13, 2011 | By Diane Conners

Privatizing cafeterias could hamper food buying, preparation, innovation...

Why Would Consumers Freeze Its Hot Solar Program?

April 11, 2011 | By Jim Dulzo

Manufacturers, installers say expansion would spur state economy...

Why Would Consumers Freeze Its Hot Solar Program?

April 11, 2011 | By Jim Dulzo

Manufacturers, installers say expansion would spur state economy...

Does Duke Wind Pay Its Taxes?

April 5, 2011 | By Glenn Puit

Yes, but supporters urge locals to close a Michigan loophole...

Last Call for Boardman Lake Road Plan

Choices | March 18, 2011 | By James Bruckbauer

Tuesday night is your last chance to tell the Traverse City Commission how you feel about their current plans for some long-underutilized land on the west side of Boardman Lake....

Is Snyder Readying a New Coal Rush?

March 17, 2011 | By Jim Dulzo

Dropping defense of ‘need’ rule, he endorses costly new plants...

Franz's Windpower Critique Faces a Fact Check

March 2, 2011 | By Glenn Puit

Lawmaker stands by claims about property values, costs, jobs, and subsidies...

Our Choice: What Kind of Road for Boardman Lake?

Choices | February 21, 2011 | By James Bruckbauer

Traverse City officials want your input on a new road that may be built along the west side of Boardman Lake. The road proposal, which has a long history, dating back to 1970’s, will either be a bypass or a lever for new construction in a long-underutiliz...

New Fund Turns Tax Foreclosure Bucks into Affordable Homes

February 18, 2011 | By Glenn Puit

Non-profits, county collaborate on Grand Traverse’s big need...

On the Road to Farm Prosperity in N.W. Michigan

February 16, 2011 | By Diane Conners

Summit sees signs of success for nascent local food economy...

Turbine Guide Author: Let Science Lead Way

February 7, 2011 | By Jim Dulzo

Klepinger says reasonable setbacks solve most windfarm challenges...

For Some Kids, Farm to School a Health Lifeline

February 3, 2011 | By Diane Conners

Programs also boost local farms, change children’s tastes...

Scientists See No Basis for Turbine 'Infrasound' Claims

January 30, 2011 | By Jim Dulzo

Two reports challenge rationale for 1.25-mile wind farm buffer...

Two Acoustic Scientists Explain Infrasound

January 30, 2011 | By Jim Dulzo

From cars and compressors to waves and wind, it’s everywhere...

Major Windpower Proposal Stirs Benzie, Manistee Counties

January 27, 2011 | By Glenn Puit

Enthusiasm, doubts mark initial reactions to $360 million idea...

Michigan, Ohio emerge as Solar Manufacturing Centers

January 12, 2011 | By Keith Schneider

Election results, China policies could cloud a sunny future...

Wanted: A Cure for the Wintertime Heating Blues

January 7, 2011 | By Glenn Puit

Governments, utilities can help cut energy bills for drafty homes...

A Bridge to Better Food:

December 22, 2010 | By Diane Conners

Businesses, farm markets, agencies help families buy fresh, healthy fare...

Looking for Local Along the Interstate

Blog Archive | December 17, 2010 | By Janice Benson

I’m pleased to say that travelers stopping in many of our small northern Michigan towns, looking for local fare, will be delighted to find quite a bit of it! ...

For Rural Teens, No Ride Means Missed Chances

December 15, 2010 | By Glenn Puit

Vision transit team, bus systems, educators seek new routes to student success...

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