April 6, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

Snowfall likely to miss, and golf course opens!

County residents are expected to be taking a collective sigh of relief today — and a golf course has already opened its doors.  Weather forecasters say the Leelanau Peninsula is not in the path of a spring snow storm that was expected to d More...

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Emergency responders have help after dealing with trauma

Pastor says listening is ‘No. 1 thing that I do’

Pastor Joshua LaFeve says the most important rule to follow when offering counseling to someone is to listen.  “That’s probably the No. 1 thing that I do,” LaFeve said.  More...

Attorney withdraws from drug case

Preliminary examinations for two men accused of selling drugs out of an Elmwood Township home have been reset for April 18 after a motion to withdraw counsel filed by one of the men’s attorneys was granted on Tuesday.  More...

County “sells” grant for funds to pay for Co. Rd. 614 project in Elmwood

The Leelanau County Road Commission plans to resurface about 1 1/2-miles of Co. Rd. More...

Peplinski to address students who are S-B academic achievers

Suttons Bay alumnus Jason Peplinski will be the featured speaker next Wednesday at Suttons Bay High School Academic Achievers Ceremony.  Peplinski, a 1993 Suttons Bay graduate, is superintendent of Simi Valley Unified School District in Californ More...

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COLD TURKEYS — Turkey season may be weeks off, but you couldn’t tell by looking at this flock of turkeys seen last Thursday morning off Hohnke Road in Centerville Township.   More...

S-B Twp. to spend library windfall on ‘technology’

The Suttons Bay Township Board held a special meeting last week to reconcile last year’s budget and pay final bills for the fiscal year ending March 31.  Township clerk Sandra VanHuystee reported that the board paid bills totaling $1,608 f More...

9-1-1 dispatchers vote to unionize, joining most other county employees

Leelanau County’s 9-1-1 emergency dispatchers have decided to join the same union that represents road patrol deputies and corrections officers in the Leelanau County Sheriff’s Office.  More...

County jail never over-crowded, taking in G-T County prisoners

Costs $1.9 million to operate

If you’re ever incarcerated, the Leelanau County Jail could very well be one of best options for doing time.  One of the main reasons the Leelanau County Jail is so nice — as jails go, anyway — is because it has never been over More...

County expected to seek Jail bids

At its executive meeting next week, the Leelanau County Board of Commissioners is expected to consider soliciting bids from contractors capable of fixing the roof on the county’s Law Enforcement Center (LEC).  The meeting will begin at 9 a More...