September 10, 2015 RSS feed / Local News

Von Voigtlander drops ‘interim’ from title

Wants money saved to pay for sewer

Barb Von Voigtlander has been named administrative coordinator of Northport Village, a post she’ll fill for little pay and no benefits.  And the money the village is saving, she said, can be used to pay down the debt on the wastewater trea More...

Correction:

Leland volleyball player Ella Siddall’s last name was misspelled in last week’s paper. We apologize for the error.   More...

Housing group’s first task: handle questions about political bent

Not much accomplished at first meeting

Those opposed to the formation of a Leelanau County Housing Task Force dominated much of the discussion at the task force’s inaugural meeting last Thursday morning.  Public comment opportunities at the beginning and end of the planned twoh More...

Parent-teacher group to hold chili cookoff at S-B brewery

Suttons Bay Schools Parent-Teacher Organization (PTO) will host a chili cookoff fundraiser Sept. 19 at the Hop Lot brewery in Suttons Bay.  Professional and amateur chefs are invited to participate. More...

Seamless school start; fewer pupils

County students returning to classrooms this week total about 90 fewer than this time last year.  School administrators report a smooth beginning of the 2015-16 school year with all but one counting fewer heads that this time last year.  Le More...

Cedar man critical after crash

A 27-year-old Cedar area man remained in critical condition at Munson Medical Center yesterday after a one-car crash Saturday night in Cleveland Township.  Sheriff’s deputies, along with Cedar Fire and Rescue and Glen Lake Fire and Rescue, More...

County road closed for work

The Leelanau County Road Commission crews will begin work Monday on a stretch of Co. Rd. More...

County Dates

Solemn service in Glen Arbor   The Glen Lake Fire Department will hold its 14th annual 9-11 memorial service at 8:30 a.m. More...

Cleveland may spend up to $30,000 for survey, Master Plan

Cleveland Township will spend up to $30,000 to underwrite an effort by its Planning Commission to create a new township Master Plan over the coming year.  More...

Who needs record? Floatilla raises $50,000 for good causes

Although the Suttons Bay Floatilla came far short of the number of rafted canoes and kayaks required to beat a world record, event organizers did raise more than $50,000 to support various local causes.  More...

Elmwood, city reach accord on Flats — and past

Following closed door discussions between Elmwood Township and Traverse City officials on Friday, the Township Board on Monday is expected to adopt a resolution that could end a quarter-century dispute with the city that has threatened to scuttle maj More...

Thanks dinner set; wood site to close

Storm update

“Neighbors Helping Neighbors” during the Storm of 2015 will be celebrated during a free community dinner set for Sept. More...

Six members of new 9-person Cedar area fire board appointed

Missing: Solon reps, at-large member

Only Solon Township has yet to name representatives on a new fourtownship fire and emergency services department that will replace Cedar Fire and Rescue. More...