November 10, 2016 RSS feed / Local News

Veteran’s Day observance to include B-52 pilot who flew 68 missions

He’s a Vietnam veteran

As always, Veterans Day will be observed this year in Leelanau County on the of the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month.  The observance will be tomorrow, Friday, Nov. 11, at 11 a.m. More...

County Dates

Pay tribute on Veteran’s Day   More...

Hubbell re-elected; continues as longest serving prosecutor in county

Joseph T. More...

Marine heads to Washington

Leelanau County voters joined a majority of voters in Michigan’s 1st Congressional District in deciding to “send a Marine” to Congress. More...

‘Majority rules;’ Barr becomes president

The Empire Village Council has a new president with a familiar face, as well as a couple of new trustees after Tuesday’s general election.  Trustee Sam Barr and President Sue Carpenter will simply switch seats, with Barr taking the top pos More...

New faces fill supervisor posts

Van Nort wins in Glen Arbor

Leelanau Township Supervisor Doug Scripps will keep his seat, while Leland, Glen Arbor and Kasson townships will have new leaders in their top posts — Susan Och in Leland, Peter Van Nort in Glen Arbor and Greg Julian in Kasson. More...

County businesses reaped benefits from year of record attendance

Homestead looks to ski season

In one respect, visitors are like house guests: It’s nice to see them come, and it’s nice to see them leave. More...

‘Spoon man’ to perform at Highlands

Jim Krzewski, also known as Jim Cruise “The Spoon Man,” will perform at Northport Highlands on Thursday, Nov. More...

Correction:

In our Nov. 3 edition, we misstated the position held by County Board of Commissioners candidate Casey Noonan. He is chair of the Empire Township Zoning Board of Appeals. We regret the error.  * * *  More...

Close Treasurer’s race stays with GOP

Jennifer Budd Zywicki put a lot of time and money into the race for county Treasurer. But she fell short — about 200 votes short — of unseating Republican incumbent John A. More...

Write-ins leave S-B races in the air

The large number of write in candidates in the Village of Suttons Bay and Suttons Bay Board of Education left the winners of the seats in limbo as of press-time yesterday.  But there’s one sure thing: all seats on the Village Council and s More...

Some seats change in Northport

Two incumbent candidates have been re-elected to six-year terms on the Northport School Board of Education and one newcomer has won a seat on the board. More...

2 of 3 incumbents returned in Glen Lake

Two incumbents retained their seats on the Glen Lake Board of Education.  And they will be joined by a relative newcomer in the new year.  Lisa Niergarth and Ross Hazelton were among the top vote-getters in Tuesday’s General Election More...

St. Mary auction raises $106,000

A Backwoods Cabin Euchre Party was the top auction item at the St. Mary School annual auction, pulling in a whooping $24,000 during the school’s biggest fundraiser. More...