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GET OUTDOORS   Bundle up and embrace the great outdoors Saturday at one of two outings planned by the Leelanau Conservancy.  Snowshoe hikes are set for 1 p.m. at the Clay Cliffs Natural Area and Kehl Lake Natural Area. More...

Houtteman in treasurer training

With another couple months before he’s officially “on the job” Lee Houtteman is already learning what it takes to be a township treasurer.  Houtteman, who was appointed last month to replace Glen Arbor Treasurer Terry Gretzema More...

Virus results in $10,000+ bill

A computer virus that attacked and disrupted the Leelanau County government computer system last month has been removed – but now the bills are being paid for the antidote.  More...

Co. Brd. sets special meet

The Leelanau County Board of Commissioners will hold a special meeting Tuesday beginning at 12:30 p.m. to discuss projects that will likely cost taxpayers millions of dollars.  More...

Why Grumpy’s?

It’s probably the busiest stop for motorists along M-72 between Traverse City and Empire.  And it’s got a name that’s hard to forget.  But don’t walk into Grumpy’s Market in Solon Township and expect to find th More...

Notable books ID’d

Two books in which Empire resident Anne-Marie Oomen had a hand are among the Library of Michigan’s 2019 notable book award winners. More...

Co. gets grant for tire collection

Good news about Leelanau County residents being able to recycle old automotive tires just got a little better this week.  The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality announced this week that Leelanau County’s Solid Waste Council will More...

Big crowd attends Taghon race

The smell of gasoline and burning engines filled the air Saturday at the William B. More...

New sandwich shop opens in Lake Leelanau

Lake Leelanau has a new restaurant in town. More...

Beer/wine licenses increased

Entrepreneurs, take note. Five new beer and wine sales licenses just became available in Leelanau County. A state law signed by former Gov. Rick Snyder and sponsored by State Sen. More...

Search is on for new Glen Lake fire chief

The search for a new chief of the Glen Lake Fire Department is underway. More...

Northport working on calendar

The Village of Northport is working on a printed calendar for 2019.  Village Clerk Joni Scott told council members last week that the office staff is gathering photos of the village and its various events.  The calendar will also disseminat More...