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Residents in charge of local governments

There are bound to be policy differences between a board of education and a superintendent of schools:  When they filter into the hallways, though, things have gone too far.  We welcome the decision by U.S. More...

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Lessons on driving in Leelanau County

A column by Jay Bushen

“Cover your ears.” “What?” I asked. “Cover your ears.” Bang. More...

Reader's Forum: Keep fire hall in Empire Village

The subject of the possibility of the Empire fire hall being moved out of the village of Empire was discussed at the Tuesday, June 27, Village Council meeting. More...

Lakeshore, enough on entrance fee hikes

We love you, Lakeshore.  But why do you keep charging more to visit?  It’s nearly a sure thing that park fees will undergo another steep hike on Jan. 1, 2018 — the second in two years. Prior to Jan. More...

Heard around Leelanau

“I’ve learned a lot about how entrepreneurs struggle, and have an appreciation for that.”  — Now-retired Leelanau Peninsula Chamber of Commerce executive director Sally Guzowski, whose last day on the job was Friday. More...

Water problems may aim at AG Schuette

The know-it-all pundits are quick to suggest that “the economy, stupid” plays a major role in statewide elections. After all most voters want jobs. But they need something even more essential — water. More...