August 17, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

Vets to receive welcome

The Job Winslow Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will host a “Welcome Home Reunion” for Vietnam era veterans later this month in Traverse City. More...

Centerville meetings will be moved during hall update

Renovation of the Centerville Township Hall may force the Township Board to hold winter meetings in Cedar. Township Supervisor Jim Schwantes told board members at the monthly meeting held Aug. More...

School of Choice complaints absent

Criticism of Glen Lake Community School’s cap on School of Choice (SOC) enrollment among the youngest grade levels spilled over into social media this week.  But there was no opposition at Monday’s meeting of the Board of Education & More...

Northport trustee moves from school district; resumes being accepted

The Northport School Board of Education is looking for a new member after the resignation of Kristin Frank, who moved out of the district.  Frank was re-elected to a six-year term in November; the current term will run until November 2018, at wh More...

More road work set in county

The Leelanau County Road Commission is squeezing a little more roadwork into its 2017 line-up after finding a little extra money in the budget.  The commission spent less on materials and contracted paving services than expected, said Dan Wagne More...

County Dates

Pancakes coming to the lighthouse   More...

Correction:

A solar eclipse party hosted by Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore will be held from 1-3:30 p.m. at the Dechow Farm, off M-22 in the Port Oneida Rural Historic District. This information was incorrect in a story that ran last week.   More...

After 16 years, Elmwood Board adopts a new Zoning Ordinance

‘Events’ part still in limbo

After more than 16 years of effort, Elmwood Township finally has a new Zoning Ordinance.  It’s been there before.  Following a public hearing Monday evening, the Elmwood Township Board voted 6-1 to adopt a replacement for an ordinance More...

Going to part-time superintendent expected to save S-B nearly $110,000

A one-year contract for 145 days of work was approved this week for Mike Carmean, interim superintendent of Suttons Bay Public Schools.  The Board of Education voted 5-0 Monday night to approve Carmean’s contract for the 2017-18 school yea More...

BayView marina temporarily seized as agreement worked out

The Village of Suttons Bay last week seized all the docks and other personal property at the 60-slip BayView Marina in front of the BayView waterfront condominiums on Suttons Bay. More...

Movie benefits Humane Society

A movie shown in Suttons Bay will raise money for the Great Lakes Humane Society.  The Bay Theater will host a benefit showing of the documentary “Kedi” at 8 p.m. More...