September 8, 2016 RSS feed / Local News

Narnia in the park

A SERIES of Sunday morning worship hours hosted by Glen Lake resident Jerry Pearson has come to a close for the season. The series, held in Old Settlers Park, was based on books by C.S. Lewis in general and on the Chronicles of Narnia in particular. More...

Corrections:

Due to an editing error Rob Sirrine was incorrectly identified as the “former head of extension programs in Leelanau County.” His title is Senior Extension Educator for the MSU Extension in Leelanau County. More...

Plan for private security at courthouse draws board criticism

Deputy may be cheaper

Leelanau County Commissioners expressed no apparent support for a proposal from Judge Larry Nelson that they hire a private security firm to station unarmed guards at the county Government Center.  More...

Road-ends to be marked in Leland Township

The Leelanau County Road Commission adopted a road-end policy at its regular meeting on Tuesday that lasted about an hour.  According to the policy, which was passed in response to a request of the Leland Township board, the Road Commission plan More...

Rotary seeks students who want to study abroad

The Suttons Bay-Leelanau County Rotary Club is seeking high school sophomores and juniors interested in spending next year abroad. Successful candidates are adaptable, curious and outgoing and who participate in their school and in their community. More...

Watercolor workshop set in Glen Arbor

The Glen Arbor Art Association will host a fall watercolor workshop with Don Andrews Oct. More...

Vietnam vets feted at BBQ

The Job Winslow Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, in cooperation with the Grand Traverse Veterans Coalition, will host a special event this month marking the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War.  More...

County Dates

Bless those pets at park   Bring your dog, cat, rabbit or iguana to North Park in Suttons Bay at 5 p.m. Saturday for a Blessing of the Pets event hosted by the Rev. Robin Long Carden of Suttons Bay Congregational Church. More...

Report shows county fund balance healthy and stable

Despite paying off retirement debt

The Leelanau County government budget for 2017 is still a work in progress. More...

Program gives kids weekend food boost

Two programs aimed at helping kids thrive and flourish in Leelanau County have got it in “the bag.”  Leelanau Christian Neighbors’ (LCN) Blessings in a Backpack (BIAB) program on Monday, Sept. More...

Dems set lunch

Leelanau Democrats will hold a “Dish with the Dems” event next Wednesday, Sept. 14, beginning at 5 p.m. at the West End Tavern in Greilickville.  The event is free. There will be no speechs. More...