November 15, 2018 RSS feed / Local News

Council appoints trustee

The Empire Village Council lost one member and gained another within the span of a few hours last week.  The Council voted 5-2 Thursday, with Trustees Chris Frey and Soni Aylsworth opposed, to appoint Tom Rademacher to replace Trustee Teresa How More...

Correction:

During the flurry of activity in the newsroom last Wednesday morning, the wrong picture was placed with a story about the newly-elected Northport Village President.  Steve Wetherbee won the election. More...

Changes nixed for zoning contract

The Leland Township zoning administrator remains employed, but without updates to a contract that is coming to its conclusion.  The Township Board on Monday night made no move to approve changes in the two-year contract, the contents of which ha More...

‘Beaches’ fall to Rd. Commission

No more North Beach. No more South Beach. That was a determination made Monday by the Leland Township Board, which may have put to end complaints made by shoreline residents living near two popular road-ends that offer access to Lake Michigan. More...

Registration open for 4-H ski/board program

Registration is underway for the Leelanau County 4-H Ski and Snowboard Program at The Homestead near Glen Arbor.  For six Sundays, Jan. 7 through Feb. More...

Kids build skills in robotics

The gymnasium at Glen Lake Community School was full on Saturday with families sitting on the bleachers telegraphing encouragement, announcers calling plays and scoring over loudspeakers and contestants vying for position. More...

County Dates

Suttons Bay Community “Thank You”   Veterans and first-responders will be recognized at an inaugural Appreciation Day for the community, from 12:30 to 2 p.m. at Suttons Bay Elementary School.  Cedar-Maple City Lions   More...

Grand Traverse Band to pursue domestics

The Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians (the GTB) will now prosecute domestic violence crimes committed by non-tribal members on tribal lands. More...

Leland ponders left-over bond funds

Leland Township voters a little over four years ago approved a 20-year bond that raised $3.7 million to build a new fire station in Leland and renovate the station in Lake Leelanau.  It turns out that there was plenty of money for the work &mdas More...

Tribal 2% requests jump

The Leelanau County government may ask the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians for more than $230,000 in “2-percent” casino revenue sharing funds next year. More...

Raises recommended for two elected co. officials

Pay raises could be in store for the Leelanau County Clerk and the Leelanau County Prosecuting Attorney. More...

Certification of vote set

The Leelanau County Election Canvassing Board was slated to reconvene today, Nov. 15, at 1:30 p.m. in a conference room at the Leelanau County Government Center to complete a canvass of election results from last week. More...

New faces to join S-B school board in January

The makeup of the Suttons Bay Board of Education will change come Jan. 1. Suttons Bay had two Board of Education seats for which there were no candidates. These positions were filled by write-in candidates. More...