January 5, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

Scholarships offered through credit union

The Leelanau County Chapter of the Michigan Association of Retired School Personnel, with a contribution from TBA Credit Union, is offering two $500 scholarships to graduates of Leelanau County public schools. More...

Three from Leelanau graduate from Spring Arbor

Three county residents graduated with degrees from Spring Arbor University last month.  Christine Peplinski of Cedar graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing.  Mary Hovest of Lake Leelanau also earned a bachelor&rsqu More...

New chair ready with appointments

It was almost as if District No. 3 Commissioner Will Bunek knew he was going to be appointed chairman of the Leelanau County Board of Commissioners before the board’s organizational meeting convened Tuesday morning.  More...

Fees proposed for emergency equipment

One of the first orders of business for the Leelanau County Board of Commissioners this year will be adoption of an agreement between the county and seven fire/rescue departments serving the county. More...

Fire destroys home near Burdickville

An Empire Township couple’s home was destroyed in a fire this week.  Glen Lake Fire & Rescue was dispatched at 9:28 Tuesday night to a home at 9984 S. More...

Group to hear about staying fit for life

Just in time for the new year, the Glen Arbor Women’s Club will host a presentation by certified personal trainers Stacy Jago and Liz Tondrea from Glen Arbor Fitness/   They will talk about fitness at any age.  The event will be held More...

County Dates

Participate in your schools More...

Finding common goals may prove elusive

Developing a set of “approved goals” may take some time for the Leelanau County Board of Commissioners.  At their annual organizational meeting this week, commissioners discussed possible goals for 2017 only briefly, but agreed to co More...

Ice, wind, snow causes schools to close

After just one day back at their desks following the long holiday break, every school in Leelanau County was closed on Wednesday due to icy roads and high wind conditions. More...

‘He told us if we set off an alarm he was going to (expletive) kill us.’ Bank manager testifies in robbery case

Defense asks: where is the evidence?

Sept. 7 was a scary day for Brian D. More...