June 8, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

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Library seeks input for programs   More...

One teacher layoff likely in S-B

One member of the Suttons Bay School teaching staff may be looking for work based on the district’s proposed budget for 2017-18.  The Suttons Bay Board of Education will hold a public hearing Monday on a proposed spending plan that include More...

Former councilmember ‘gentle, dependable’

By all accounts former Empire Village Council member Lanny Sterling was an easy-going, laid back man who was easy to work with and could be depended on.  Sterling, who was 73, died Monday at Munson Medical Center.  More...

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OUTBOARD MOTORS and a variety of used watercraft donated to the Maritime Heritage Alliance were auctioned off Saturday during the MHA’s biggest fundraiser of the year.   More...

Suttons Bay moves closer to regulating short-term rentals

Sending letter to landlords

Suttons Bay Township is pressing forward on a plan to regulate short term rentals and is preparing to send letters to the owners of more than 100 rental properties in the township next month.  More...

Changes sought by businesses sent to joint sewer authority

The Northport Village Council last Thursday approved a motion to have the Northport Leelanau Township Utilities Authority (NLTUA) consider two proposals to change the sewer rate classification system.  More...

Groening hearing postponed

Oral arguments in a lawsuit filed by former Glen Lake superintendent Joan Groening were postponed earlier this week.  The arguments on requests for summary disposition filed by attorneys representing Groening and the Glen Lake Community Schools More...

Seats open for ShareCare trip

Seats are still available for Share Care of Leelanau’s day trip to Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park in Grand Rapids next Wednesday, June 14.  The trip is open to the public.  More...

Sail planes taking off

The Little Finger Thermaliers (LIFT) will host a flying event Saturday and Sunday in Kasson Township.  Model sail planes — with no engine — will be flown from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. More...