December 8, 2016 RSS feed / Local News

County Dates

Campground lease on agenda   More...

Commissioners sworn in, attend meeting

The Leelanau County Board of Commissioners and one commissioner-elect participated in a day-long “orientation session,” at the county Government Center on Friday. More...

Glen Lake students place an emphasis on healthy living

And have fun making a human sundae

A program aimed at improving the longterm health of students is in the works at Glen Lake Community Schools.  The school is one of nearly 150 statewide chosen to participate in the “Building Healthy Communities” program offered throu More...

Board chair Rentenbach plans to run again for County Board

Don’t count out Carolyn “Peachy” Rentenbach, who holds the distinction of being the first Democrat to ever lead the Leelanau County Board of Commissioners. More...

Kasson restroom renovation considered by Township Board

Proposed plans for renovations to the restroom at the Kasson Township hall were reviewed this week by the Kasson Township Board. More...

Toy donations down as deadline looms

Organizers of Leelanau County’s annual Toys for Tots campaign said this week that the number of toys being collected for the county’s neediest youngsters is down from this time last year, and they’re calling on more people to donate More...

4-H leader Duvall retiring, but confident in new program leader

Following in her mother’s footsteps

After more than 30 years as the leading light in Leelanau County’s 4-H Youth Education program, Barb Duvall is hard pressed to single out any one experience that means the most to her.  She will retire early next year after a long career c More...