September 28, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

Group stays involved in Solon

Adversity has brought together a group of people who love living in Solon Township and want to keep it lovable.  The Solon Township Improvement Committee (STIC) was organized in response to a proposal to construct a medical marijuana grow and pr More...

Residents take it upon themselves to set forum

A public forum for those who’ve thrown their hat into the ring for a Northport Village Council seat will be held from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Leelanau Township Hall. More...

County reps speak to GTB about Indigenous People’s Day

While the Leelanau County Board of Commissioners voted to recognize Indigenous Peoples Day on Saturday, as of yesterday morning no events had been planned.  However, that could change as county representatives attended a Tribal Council meeting W More...

Leland may back bonds for $605,000 sewer project

The Leland Township Board held a workshop Monday to go over information, including costs, for a Special Assessment District (SAD) in the Sunset Shores area.  More...

Parking could impede fire trucks

Following are some of the other discussion points at the Leland Township Board meeting held earlier this month:  More...

40 hear about impact of new cannabis law

Nearly 40 people attended a special presentation on “Medical Marijuana Facilities” offered last week by the Leelanau County Planning Commission. More...

County Dates

Wannabe hippies can paint bus More...

Correction:

The author of a well-received story in the Color Tour directory published last week was mis-identified. She is Kathleen Stocking, not Kathleen Firestone. More...

Checks received from Tribe for ‘2 percent’ funding

Names of recipients withheld

The Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians (the GTB) announced last week that it is distributing $696,059 in “2-percent” casino revenue sharing funds to local units of government.  More...

Leland residents push for higher millage to staff 2nd fire station

Leland Township property owners paid $3.7 million for two new fire stations, but will have to dig a little deeper if they want both stations staffed full time.  A group of residents met recently with fire Chief Dan Besson to talk about their dis More...

Road Commission has 9th year with no injuries

The Leelanau County Road Commission was recently recognized for the ninth consecutive year for having one of the lowest employee injury rates among road commissions in the state.  More...

Budget numbers ready for public comment

The Leelanau County Board of Commissioners has held the last of its budget work sessions for the year, and its regular meeting schedule will move up by one week as a result. More...

Rd. Comm. could increase to 5 members

Public meetings will begin one week and one half-hour earlier than usual on Oct. 10.  A public hearing is schedule to start at 6:30 p.m. More...