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Nelson named to Foundation

Probate and Family Court Judge Larry Nelson of Leland has been elected to the board of directors for the Grand Traverse Regional Community Foundation.  Nelson has served on several nonprofit boards including the Leland Board of Education, Leland More...

Northport to seek out attorneys

Northport Village is looking for proposals from attorneys and certified public accountants after the Village Council last week started a process that could lead to turnover in both fields.  More...

Marijuana may again be discussed

The issue of whether medical marijuana businesses should be allowed to locate in Northport Village will likely be coming to a head — again. More...

Agreement requires public input in designing last leg of Heritage Trail

Cleveland Township has entered into a formal agreement with the regional planning entity Networks Northwest to ensure “public engagement” in planning for construction of the final stretch of the Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail.  More...

Bond sale to fund S-B Village marina project

The Village of Suttons Bay will issue bonds worth up to $1.4 million to pay for major improvements to the village’s marina over the next several years.  At its regular monthly meeting this week, the Village Council voted 7-0 to adopt a res More...

Sewer district residents worry who will pay $1.3 million debt

The bill is coming due, and the question still remains: How will Leelanau Township’s 10-year-old municipal sewer bond obligation be met?  After a special meeting Tuesday, there was no clear answer.  But some of the attendees did bring More...

Seymour steps away as board president

Fran Seymour, president of the Glen Lake Board of Education, did not seek re-election this week as leader of the group.  And he hasn’t determined whether he’ll be running for re-election to the School Board this fall.  Seymour, More...

Design of Leland project nearly complete

An update of progress of the district’s construction project was given to the Leland Board of Education.  Superintendent Jason Stowe reported to the board Monday night that an architect is close to wrapping up the design phase of the $24.6 More...

STREET TALK

A SIDE street in Northport Village will be the subject of a Zoning Board of Appeals meeting set for 1 p.m. Friday. Karl Wizinsky, owner of Three Rivers Property, LLC, says that a title search states that the village does not own the street. More...

Good rating for administrator

Village administrator Barb Von Voigtlander received a good overall rating in an evaluation that was released last week at the Village Council meeting.  More...

Most county requests for gaming funds denied by Tribal Council

Event set by Tribe

The Leelanau County government will receive about 13 percent of funding it requested in May from the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians as part of the tribe’s semi-annual casino revenue sharing obligation. More...

$7,000 needed for manager search

The Suttons Bay Village Council will hire a consultant from downstate Okemos to help them replace Wally Delamater who last month submitted a letter of resignation effective July 31 after more than 10 years on the job.  More...

Same planner, new name on check

Following suit with neighboring Bingham Township, the Suttons Bay Township Board last week approved a contract with the regional planning entity Networks Northwest to retain the services of a community planner.  More...

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GLEN ARBOR was bustling with visitors of all ages on Wednesday for the Glen Lake Woman’s Club’s annual art fair. A portion of proceeds from the fair benefit county students.   More...

Glen Lake buys science kits, Chromebooks, more

Purchase of more than $84,000 in technology and materials for the upcoming school year was approved this week by the Glen Lake Board of Education.  The School Board voted during its rescheduled monthly meeting Monday night to purchase 140 new co More...