April 27, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

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Future park rangers gather near Glen Haven   More...

New facilities group meeting privately with consultant

Work continues to examine Suttons Bay Public School facility needs and future use of unoccupied space at the north end of campus.  More...

Student requests will probably wait a year

Two requests from soon-to-be graduates were turned down this week by the Suttons Bay Board of Education.  Members of the girl softball team appeared before the board Monday with a request to expedite improvements to the dugouts on the softball d More...

Visser feted for long banking career

A Glen Arbor-based business made a big donation to a local nonprofit this week in the spirit of Earth Day.  M22, which vowed to give 100 percent of its Earth Day sales to the Leelanau Conservancy last week, followed through on Monday following a More...

All 26 applicants named to newest housing committee

Every one of the 26 people who applied to serve on a Housing Action Committee of the Leelanau County Planning Commission will be able to serve on the committee.  More...

Decade later, former Leland courthouse property near sale

Duplex also being sold

After nearly a decade of false starts, an economic recession and environmental woes, Leelanau County appears to be on the verge of selling its former county seat property in Leland.  The sale may be just in time to help offset some unbudgeted ex More...

S-B may move away from meetings of entire board; committees preferred

Changes are likely in the Suttons Bay Board of Education’s meeting schedule in the coming business year, which begins July 1.  The board discussed the changes Monday during its “workshop” meeting.  More...

Home sales continue win streak

Vacant land is lagging

Home sales are steaming toward what could be a record-breaking season, having neared the $27 million mark through the first quarter of 2017.  Carole Higgins, co-broker with her husband, Greg, of Cygnus Real Estate in Suttons Bay, expects hot sal More...

Montessori parents stay true to school

Parents of students now attending Leelanau Montessori Public School Academy are not being scared off by questions about the school’s future.  Montessori officials are optimistic about preliminary enrollment numbers for 2017-18 even as the More...

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WATER WHEEL Park in the Village of Suttons Bay is undergoing refurbishment this week. Contractors had diverted a stream so a concrete footing could be improved. A community volunteer is currently refurbishing the water wheel itself in his workshop. More...