November 3, 2016 RSS feed / Local News

Open house, election for district

The Leelanau Conservation District will host its 72nd Annual Meeting tomorrow from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the lower level Community Meeting Room of the Leelanau County Government Center.  More...

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SHERIFF MIKE Borkovich talks to a group of St. Mary preschoolers after they made a tour of the Leelanau Enterprise. Sheila Anderson, left, is the new director of the preschool program.   More...

NPS report calls for downed tree removal

A National Park Service report calls for downed trees left in the aftermath of the August 2015 storm to be removed. However, just how the effort would be funded has not yet been determined. More...

Local campaigns paid for ads

We received a call about two political advertisements that ran last week without attribution. We wanted to clarify and accept responsibility.  More...

Scripps outspends House opponent by wide margin

Spending by state House Democratic candidate Dan Scripps has far outpaced spending by his opponent, Republican Curt VanderWall.  Online campaign statements from the Committee to Elect Dan Scripps show that Scripps has received total contribution More...

Quarter of voters choosing ‘absentee’

As of Tuesday morning, county Clerk Michelle Crocker reported that 5,145 absent voter ballots had been distributed to registered voters in Leelanau County.  That’s 26 percent of the total number of voters registered to vote in the General More...

County Dates

St. Mary plans dinner, auctions   More...

Treasurer’s race proves most expensive

Challenger contributes $6,200 to own campaign

The challenger for the Leelanau County Treasurer spot is the big spender in this year’s election cycle.  Democrat Jennifer L. Zywicki has spent $7,050, compared to incumbent Republican John A. More...

Petition language OK’d to recall Tribal councilor

A petition to recall a member of the Tribal Council of the Grand Traverse of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians from office was cleared for circulation this week by the tribal Election Board.  More...

Work begins on Discovery Pier schooners

Maritime Heritage Alliance (MHA) volunteers were busy last week preparing the schooner Madeline for winter storage at Discovery Pier in Greilickville.  More...

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WANT A visual gauge of this election season? We were provided this view from Setterbo Road in Suttons Bay Township. You can’t make this stuff up. — Photo by Lynn Bakker   More...