September 6, 2018 RSS feed / Local News

Glen Lake installs gun-shooting technology

A new security system with “gunshot detection” technology has been installed at Glen Lake Community School — the first in the state.  The equipment, which cost the district $152,188, is a hybrid of sorts, combining an “in More...

Padellas get OK to move ahead with development off Richter Rd.

Developers Frank and Micheline Padella can move forward with a project that could result in construction of 13 new homes in Suttons Bay Township following action this week by the township Planning Commission.  More...

Input taken, still sought for final leg of Lakeshore trail

More than 100 people tried to crowd into the Cleveland Township Hall last Wednesday evening, Aug. More...

Dems double turnout for brats

Leelanau Democrats turned out in record numbers Monday for the party’s annual Labor Day Picnic at Leelanau Township’s Peterson Park.  At least 200 people were counted. More...

Fall a time for foraging for fungi

“It’s about being out in nature, going slow, and getting to know what’s around you,” said mushroomer Eric LaPaugh. “It’s really calming and therapeutic.”  More...

Workshop on mushrooms

For those interested in increasing their mushroom knowledge, Linda Scribner will offer a workshop on mushrooms in the county Government Center in Suttons Bay Township on Tuesday from 6:30-8:30 p.m.  Scribner is a certified wild mushroom expert l More...

Bittersweet time for business owners

Labor Day is bittersweet for me. It’s the end of summer, which has been a lot of work for anyone in the retail or hospitality fields. This is the time when business owners realize enough to stay open for the off-season. More...

County Dates

Boats, music, more in Greilickville   More...

Apartment complex proposed in S-B for ‘workforce housing’

Another new multi-family residential development has been proposed for construction just outside the Suttons Bay Village limits that could increase the stock of “workforce housing” in the community.  More...

Village rearranges meeting schedule

The Village of Suttons Bay has published a new meeting schedule that was updated in part to accommodate the needs of interim village administrator Richard Lewis and the Village Council’s need to hire a new village administrator in the months ah More...

First Bolt raises nearly $1,000

“Fighting an uphill battle” is an often-used phrase, but a similar phrase might be used to describe Saturday’s inaugural Braman Bolt race. More...

Canning for health, necessity

And preserving your own food can be fun

Canning has been a part of Shirley Dunklow’s life for as long as she can recall.  More...

Requesting Donations for the Upcoming

Art and Antiques from the Attic Sale Sat., September 29

120 Waukazoo Northport  The Event will Raise Funds for Phase 1 of the Veterans Memorial in Haserot Park. More...

Super Sunnies

SUNFLOWERS planted by Liz Hartesvelt of Suttons Bay dwarf her husband, Louis “Doc” Hartesvelt, who stands 6-feet. More...

Omena has a private, bite-size bridge walk

The Omena Mayor and three Omena Village Council members attended the Sixth Annual Omena Bridge Walk over Krist Creek on Labor Day along with about 54 of their human constituents. More...