May 4, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

Father Michael reassigned

Father Michael Janowski has been called to another assignment, with parishioners at St. More...

BATA increase passes here, G-T

Property owners in Leelanau and Grand Traverse counties will pay a little extra money for bus service after a Bay Area Transportation Authority (BATA) tax proposal was approved on Tuesday.  Unofficial results show the five-year, .5-mill proposal More...

Plans revived for 115-unit hotel, marina in Elmwood

Traverse City developer Ron Walters has revived a plan to build a 115-room hotel in Greilickville along with a 28-slip marina on the West Grand Traverse Bay waterfront in Elmwood Township.  More...

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THE BLUEBIRD RESTAURANT and the Telgard family continued a 45-year tradition by donating all proceeds from a chicken dinner held Tuesday to the Leland Booster Club. More...

Drew Rd. to be paved

Drew Road in Empire Township will lose its “seasonal” status.  More...

New dredge clears way for summer boaters

After a season of turning boats away due to a shoaled up channel, this summer is looking pretty darn sunny for the Leland Harbor.  About 25,000 cubic yards of sand have been removed from the harbor, with the channel dredged to a depth of 12 feet More...

Twig furniture lands S-B artist award

Bill Perkins of Suttons Bay has won a first place “sustainability” award at a national craft show conducted by the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C.  Perkins was one of 120 fine-art craft artists representing 34 states invi More...

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Mann honored at Night to Remember   Congratulate Leland resident Marlis Mann as she is honored with the 8th annual Owen Bahle Award for Service at the Suttons Bay Rotary Club’s “An Evening to Remember” at 5:30 p.m. More...

Corrections:

Bob Bingenheimer, who owns the Northport building that houses the Northport Inn, is charged about $5,373 per year for sewer services for the building.  Northport Clerk Joni Scott is the clerk and treasurer for the Northport Leelanau Township Uti More...

In Leland, millage OK’d

Leland Public School Superintendent Jason Stowe said he was “not surprised but very pleased” about the overwhelming decision of voters in the school district Tuesday to renew a 10.013-mill property tax levy.  More...

Glen Lake to make decision on turf surface

The Glen Lake Board of Education is expected to finalize its plans for the football field at its meeting on Monday.  The board agreed to pursue bids for the installation of a turf surface during a special meeting held on April 20. More...

Cameras coming to Rd. Comm. garages

The Leelanau County Road Commission is planning to install surveillance systems at both of its garages.  A bid for the work was approved at Tuesday’s regular meeting.  The systems will be installed by Anavon Technologies Group, the Tr More...

Glen Lake students who marched for climate honored by nonprofit

Glen Lake Community School students have been recognized for their efforts to protect the environment.  The Northern Michigan Environmental Action Council nominated the students as Student Environmentalists of the Year for their work in creating More...