August 3, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

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STARS ARE KINGS

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore played host to star gazers Saturday for its annual Astronomy Day.   More...

Village planners hold special meeting; working to update Zoning Ordinance

The Village of Suttons Bay Planning Commission held a special meeting last week to continue work on a comprehensive review and update of the village’s Zoning Ordinance.  Planning consultant David Jirousek of the downstate firm Williams &am More...

Some seniors gave up services to avoid budget cuts in programs

The Leelanau County Board of Commissioners will take its first look at the county’s budget for 2018 during a special “workshop” session at 1 p.m. More...

Two schools full up with students

While the overall enrollment in county schools declining, one district is limiting School of Choice (SOC) enrollment and a second is on the verge of doing the same.  A lottery will determine who will be accepted as School of Choice students in t More...

S-B Library offers book sale

The Friends of the Suttons Bay- Bingham Township Library will host their annual book sale Saturday and Sunday.   Thousands of books, DVDs and CDs will be available for purchase from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, as well as Sunday from 9 a.m. More...

Cedar Chamber sets annual meeting

The Cedar Chamber of Commerce will host its annual meeting at 7 p.m. Monday at the Solon Township hall.  Election of officers will take place and all Chamber members are encouraged to attend.   More...

Whether jetties or ‘groins’, they’re staying in place

Despite inholder’s objections

Historic wooden structures sticking out of the sand along the Lake Michigan shoreline – including some with steel nails and spikes sticking out of them – won’t be going away anytime soon, according to officials of Sleeping Bear Dune More...

Votes Tuesday on two millages

Voters in two of the county’s 11 townships will go to the polls Tuesday to determine the fate of proposals — one for fire/emergency services and the other for park improvements. More...

Nonprofit forms to save county barn, accepting donations

Barn is now empty

Representatives of a group intent on preserving and restoring the historic county-owned “poor farm” barn at Myles Kimmerly County Park in Kasson Township are expected to appear before the County Board next week with some estimate of what More...

Book party, sale and by the bag at Glen Lake library

The Friends of the Glen Lake Community Library will hold its annual book sale from next Wednesday, Aug. 9, through Aug. More...

Sidewalk sales start next week

Some of the best deals of the year will be offered at shops in Leland and Suttons Bay next week.  Annual sidewalk sales return to Leland Thursday and Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. More...

Zoning Administrator responds with statement

We reserved space for a written reply from Solon Township Zoning Administrator Tim Cypher. However, his email was not received until 11:30 p.m. and was far too long to print in its entirety. More...