October 27, 2016 RSS feed / Local News

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A RECORD 154 meals were served to county seniors Saturday at the 23rd annual Harvest Dinner for Seniors, sponsored by the Leelanau Community Church. Pictured (from left) dishing up the meal are Rod Boothby, Galen Leighton and Scott Thomas.   More...

County home market turns unpredictable as demand ramps up

It’s somewhat chaotic in the Leelanau County housing market, as the value of homes sold in the first nine months of 2016 is setting marks no one predicted.  Through September, home sales hit nearly $135 million in the county — fully More...

Saying thank you to Pat Zoyhofski

The community is invited to attend a retirement party for Pat Zoyhofski, Empire Village clerk who is retiring after 44 years of service.  The party will go from 4-8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, with a dinner from 5-7 p.m. More...

News of Sugar Loaf sale premature as ag land sold by Polselli

Maybe this week?

The owner of Sugar Loaf Resort this week transferred a 100-acre parcel near the resort to a California couple who owns a summer residence on Lake Michigan in Leland Township.  More...

Talks begin to bring Montesorri into S-B district; rift remains

The reunification of two school programs housed on the same campus but run separately for the past six years was discussed this week in Suttons Bay. More...

Write-ins fill slots for S-B School Board

Four write-in candidates for the Suttons Bay Public School Board of Education have filed “declaration(s) of intent” with the county Clerk’s office.  However, the name of just one candidate, David Buffum, will appear on district More...

Halloween events throughout peninsula

There’s a bunch of “spooktacular” activities planned over the weekend and into Halloween evening in Leelanau County. But before making plans to trick-or-treat, consider some safety tips. Sheriff Mike Borkovich had a few suggestions. More...

More than 85,000 pills destroyed

The Leelanau County Sheriff’s Office turned over nearly 84 pounds of pills to the Drug Enforcement Agency this week.  With each pound equaling about 1,024 pills, that amounts to about 85,862 pills.  More...

County Dates

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Romantic comedy to play in Leland

Leland High School’s drama department will present “She Loves Me,” based on the movie “You’ve Got Mail” next week.  Performances are set for 7 p.m., next Thursday, Nov. 3 as well as Nov. More...

Cruz hired as part-time clerk for Empire Village

After interviewing two finalists for the Empire Village clerk position, the board voted unanimously on Tuesday to hire someone with municipal experience over accounting experience.  Traci J. More...

Empire Village, Township discuss common land under campground

Officials look at leasing

The Empire Township Campground is making money and Empire Village, which apparently owns a portion of the campground, now wants a portion of the profits. More...

District building reserve funds, required audit shows

Suttons Bay Board of Education members got some good news at their meeting held Monday.  They learned that the school district received a “clean” audit report from Aaron Mansfield of Dennis, Gartland & Niergarth.  The report More...

County road trucks to get green lights

A new state law has given the go-ahead to install green lights on county road commission trucks, including snow plows. More...

In Glen Arbor, board moves against mold

The Glen Arbor Township Board last week took measures to address mold that has developed at the Township Hall.  The board voted 5-0 October 18 to authorize Treasurer Terry Gretzema to proceed with a project to divert water away from the entrance More...