November 9, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

Students feted for peace posters

Marley Kohler, an 8th grader from Lake Leelanau St. More...

County’s most ‘significant’ road project finished up

Drivers headed up and down South Lake Leelanau Drive can stop singing the blues and start singing ‘hallelujah,’ as the barricades on the weeks-long project have finally come down. More...

Township supervisor plan includes rate increases and sewer millage

Leelanau Township Supervisor Doug Scripps said that he plans to present a plan to the Township Board at its Tuesday meeting to raise sewer fees and request a property tax across the township to raise money to pay off construction bonds. More...

New council member pushes changes in sewer assessments

New Northport Village Council member Campbell McLeod discussed affordable housing and sewer rates at his first council meeting last Thursday, Nov. 2.  Affordable housing, McLeod said, is constrained by high sewer rates.  More...

Man injured in 2-car accident

A 60-year-old man from Gaylord was injured in a two-car crash Tuesday in Suttons Bay Township.  The man was headed north on M-22 about 3 p.m. More...

Lanham’s busy three months of sorties

There’s a framed letter hanging on the wall of Ted Lanham’s workshop that documents his participation in “heavy bombardment sorties” over enemy occupied Continental Europe.  Following is a list of the dates, place and tar More...

Housing group given award for work

A local non-profit organization that is working to build affordable “workforce housing” in the Village of Northport has been recognized regionally for its efforts.  More...

County Dates

School facilities meeting in Leland   More...

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THE LELAND Township Fire Department was called in yesterday morning to hose down an area in the St. Mary parking lot where chalk paint was splattered overnight. More...

No apps for building position; is pay low?

The head of the Leelanau County Construction Code Authority, building official Steve Haugen, is still looking to hire an “assistant building official/ inspector” to join his department but has so far been unable to do so.  More...

Proposed lighted message sign at school turned down by council

Northport Public School will not be able to replace canvas signs that have hung on the school’s tennis court fence for many years with an electronic sign.  More...

First snow on the way; county road plows ready for action

The first widespread snow of the season was expected to arrive today across the Great Lakes with some areas in the Upper Peninsula getting as much as 20 inches.  But the impact of the first big push of Arctic Air of the winter wasn’t expec More...

Glen Lake organizes event for veterans

Local veterans will be recognized Friday at the inaugural Veterans Day ceremony at Glen Lake Community Schools. Students in grades K-12 have working on a project organized to honor local veterans who have served their country. More...

County to honor vets on traditional day

Everyone is invited to honor our nation’s military veterans at a Veterans Day ceremony Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Veterans Memorial Plaza on the Leelanau County Government Center campus off M-204 in Suttons Bay Township.  More...