10:44 AM Mar 1, 2013
Since the early 1970s, Roy’s General Store at the corner of Hammond and Three Mile Road has used a portable sign by the road to attract the attention of passers-by. From “EAT HERE — GET GAS AND WORMS” to “IT’S TOO COLD TO CHANGE THE SIGN,” the family-run business tries to use humor and wordplay to attract customers. But a recent attempt to promote a grill igniter modeled after an M-16 automatic rifle may be a sign of changing times, and more of a political statement. A few weeks ago the sign read: “GET YOUR M16 RIFLE HERE BEFORE IT IS OUTLAWED.”
12:05 PM Feb 28, 2013
Bucs advance to Saturday's Div. 2 regional final
6:00 PM Jan 13, 2013
A Traverse City utility may pull the plug on a windmill that's been familiar to motorists for years in the northwestern Lower Peninsula.
12:51 AM Jan 5, 2013
Bucs' guard pours in 20 points in win at Traverse City Central
12:00 PM Dec 19, 2012
A Hanukkah song was dropped from a concert at a Roman Catholic school just a day before the show after an official said the season's focus should be on the birth of Jesus.
9:00 AM Dec 12, 2012
Police fatally shot a pickup driver who pulled out a high-powered rifle outside his ex-wife's house following a multi-county chase in Michigan's northern Lower Peninsula.
4:00 PM Dec 5, 2012
Parents of a student at Traverse City West Senior High School are asking school officials to have a book banned.
12:35 AM Dec 1, 2012
Grand Haven girls score 39-point win at TC Central
12:24 AM Dec 1, 2012
An estimated 700 wolves roam Michigan's Upper Peninsula
6:00 PM Dec 2, 2012
Gov. Rick Snyder drew applause from a variety of interest groups with his pledge to retool state government's approach to managing its vast land base. As his administration fills in the details, a delicate balancing act will be needed to keep the cheers from turning to boos.

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