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Four townships near historic pact for new fire department

Four townships included in a joint fire department covering the southcentral portion of Leelanau County will hold informational meetings in the coming month explaining their plans for future coverage.  More...

Townships plan meetings to unveil fire coverage plan

The four townships that are moving toward establishing a new, joint fire department have scheduled times for public input on the proposal.  They are as follows:  • Cleveland Township — 7 p.m., Nov. More...

Former S-B teacher sought in sex charges

A Leelanau County arrest warrant has been issued for former Suttons Bay teacher Scott L. Tompkins, who is wanted on several counts of third degree criminal sexual conduct.  Tompkins, of 3133 W. More...

Life in Leelanau

CHANGING OF THE GUARD

Ross succeeds Livingston at Old Art Building

In Judy Livingston’s nearly 18 years as executive director of the Old Art Building her duties have run the gamut from writing grants to buying paper towels.  But now it’s time to take a step back and take a look at her life, said Liv More...

Triathlete Skrocki trains for national Senior Olympics

Mary Skrocki isn’t the stereotypical cookie-baking grandmother.  For her 75th birthday earlier this month, the retired Suttons Bay nurse rode her bicycle into Traverse City — some 15 miles.  “I’ve always been somewha More...

County Cuisine

Trish's Dishes

Trish’s offers Asian chicken recipe   Trish Kropp, owner/chef of Trish’s Dishes, brings us this delicious Eastern dish, with a kick. More...

Views

our opinion

Our thoughts on four millages before voters   While there are a lot of names on the 2014 General Election ballot, there are some numbers, too. More...

‘All verklempt’ about my wonderful world

I’ve never been one to wear my heart on my sleeve.  I’ve been told that I have an expressive face which does me no good when playing poker.  I call them as I see them, but I’ve never been the type to pull out the cryin&rsq More...

Will negative politics keep Bush out of race?

John Elllis Bush, better known as the Jeb-ster was in town the other day stirring up memories of his brother “W.” If they are not two peas in a pod, they are darn close.  More...

 

County campaigns heat up

Candidates for county commission are knocking on doors, reaching out to voters in their districts who will be going to the polls in a little over a week.  Among them are Patricia Soutas-Little and Karen Zemaitis, whose campaigns are a repeat of More...

Familiar names seek Rd. Comm. post

Six local men have tossed their hats in the ring for a seat on the Leelanau County Road Commission. All have ties in direct or distant form to the Road Commission or county government.  More...

Sports

Cox No.1 in state

Paul Christiansen has seen a lot of good athletes come and go at Glen Lake High School. Sophomore Nichole Cox rates high among them after watching her win the Division 4 state golf title Saturday.  More...

Suttons Bay 7-1 after Mesick win

For a time Friday night, Suttons Bay football players platooned — rare for a program that has struggled to find enough players in recent seasons.  With a big lead and a running clock for the second half at Mesick, coach Joe Trudeau split t More...

Comets in regional finals again

The Leland’s boys soccer team has advanced to the Division 4 regional championship game for the second time in three years.  The 20-3-1 Comets beat North Muskegon 3-1 on Tuesday at Muskegon Catholic Central’s field.  More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

coming events

TODAY  10-11 a.m. — Overeaters Anonymous: 271-1060 for more info.; Leland Township Library, E. Cedar Street, Leland.  10:30 a.m. More...

Letters

Issues to consider on Nov. 4

To the Editor:   I’m looking for national, state and local candidates who most align with these values. They are: our environment and the water surrounding us, must be protected for us and for the generations that follow.  More...

Vote Republican and continue successes

To the Editor:   I couldn’t agree more with Robin Long about a ‘kinder, gentler County.’ Some of the vile letters that you have chosen to publish with outlandish statements regarding the incumbent County Commissioners have been More...

Vote for Rentenbach

To the Editor:   Carolyn “Peachy” Rentenbach is an outstanding County Commissioner. More...

Courts

86th District Court

Chief Judge, Michael S. Stepka Judge, Michael J. Haley Judge, Thomas J. Phillips   More...

Magistrate Court

Magistrate, Norene D. Kastys   Joseph R. Millward, 30, 526 W. 14th St., #119, Traverse City — DNR — General offense, state land; $200 fines and costs.  Daniel B. More...

Leelanau Log

leelanau log

Real estate transfers recorded in county   Oct. 10  Gregory J. and Linda S. Mikowski to the Mikowski Living Trust, Section 36, Suttons Bay Township.  Florence Mae Black Trust to Raymond J. and Carrie L. More...