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Let’s vote in Elmwood

Please, Elmwood Township, go ahead and pass your zoning ordinance.  We’ve watched with a variety of emotions — disappointment to amazement — as Leelanau’s most populous township has crept through a rewrite of its ordinanc More...

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Graduations deserve, and receive, coverage

A column by Eric Carlson

For only the second time in recent history, high school commencement exercises were held at Leelanau County’s four public schools and one parochial school this year all on the same weekend.  For a community newspaper that prides itself on More...

Reader's Forum: Turf not top priority for Glen Lake

The Glen Lake School Board has a tough decision to make. The current stadium grass was improperly installed 20 years ago, causing potential injuries to athletes and limiting usage due to lack of drainage. More...

Buneks: Grace under fire

Regardless of where people stand on political issues — and Leelanau County has folks at the deep end of both aisles — we hear respect from all sides in how County Board chair Will Bunek handles himself at commissioner meetings.  A st More...

Heard around Leelanau

“It’s not that kind of park. It’s an old park. It’s meant to be natural, left alone.”   More...

Detroit trial lawyer may run for governor

Gov. Mark Bernstein?  It could happen. The well-known and well-heeled trial lawyer from Detroit says he is “this” close to announcing he’s in the Democratic primary for governor.  More...