June 1, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

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Two plays offered by Readers’ Theater   More...

‘At will’ health workers split on policy change

A change in the policy manual to verify that all staff members are “at will” employees was approved last week by the Benzie-Leelanau District Health Department (BLDHD).  The Board of Health voted 5-1 last Thursday, with Benzie member More...

ShareCare plans 3 events

ShareCare of Leelanau has three events scheduled in the month of June.  On Friday, June 9, ShareCare will hosta4p.m.programtitled“Saving our Native Bees & Butterflies” at The Charter Sanctuary, 5020 N. More...

Attorneys for Groening, Glen Lake to press cases

A hearing is scheduled next week in federal court in Grand Rapids in a lawsuit filed by former Glen Lake superintendent Joan Groening against Glen Lake Community Schools.  More...

Greilickville hotel close to OK; some units could be ready in ‘18

Brownfield updates its plan

Plans to redevelop the former Zephyr Oil Company property in Greilickville into a 118-unit hotel and a 28-slip marina on West Grand Traverse Bay received a boost Monday from the Leelanau County Brownfield Redevelopment Authority.  More...

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HAYLEE FISHER, coordinator of the Blessings in a Backpack program, and Kathy Laba, who runs the Neighborhood Ministry Association, were on broom duty Wednesday, which was moving day for Leelanau Christian Neighbors. More...

Elmwood inches closer to finish line in decades-old zoning effort

The Elmwood Township Board continued work this week on a new Zoning Ordinance that has been in the making, off and on, for 16 years — depending on who’s counting the years.  The Township Board held a twohour special session Tuesday e More...