June 21, 2012 RSS feed / Views

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Steer inspection complaints away from ‘slippery slope’

You’d have to be callous not to feel sorry for Glen Dempsey while sitting through a barrage of complaints leveled last week at the county Construction Code Authority.  More...

Dick Kerr as a boss was bigger than life

A column

It was more than a few years ago that I sent out a resume for a job opening in Leelanau County. After I got a call from the publisher to interview, I had to pull out a map of Michigan to figure out where in the mitt to find the place. More...

St. Mary sinks shots, lifts title

What are the ingredients necessary for a state title? The latest championship trophy to come home to Leelanau County was won through some strange circumstances. Consider that:   Neither of the St. More...

Obama’s platform not full of hope this time

Here’s the president’s problem in a nut shell. Four years ago he ran on a platform of hope. Now he must run on his record. Need you say anything more?  More...