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Government’s role in affordable housing

It was a pleasure reporting on the efforts of a downstate developer who has taken a non-governmental path in tackling the very real issue of a lack of affordable housing in Leelanau County.  More...

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Quirky Leelanau County has many perspectives

Let’s have some fun on a guided cruise around and through the Leelanau Peninsula. It’s a ridiculously beautiful and, at times, quirky place. For instance, you’ll find that Maple City is not a city, but there are cedars in Cedar. More...

Reader's Forum: Buying local produces ripple effect

We need to talk about Amazon. There are a lot of statistics out there about how important it is to ‘Buy Local,’ but it’s time we really think about the incredible ripple effects of doing so. More...

Co-ops inspire competition

Basketball season is right around the corner and, for the first time in years, the number of varsity girls and boys teams in Leelanau will dip into the single digits. More...

Heard around Leelanau

“But certainly if a girl were pregnant and reached out for some guidance to someone at school I would hope that person would be directed to Planned Parenthood.”  — Northport Board of Education vice chair Nancy Peterson, reflect More...

Prison head sidesteps inmate food question

There are no tough questions only tough answers. Just ask Heidi Washington.  A veteran of almost two decades inside the bowels of the state prison system, Ms. Washington now runs the joint. More...