May 31, 2018 RSS feed / Local News

Parkinson’s forum set in Traverse

The 33rd Parkinson’s annual summer forum is set for next Thursday, June 7, in Traverse City.  The forum, organized by Parkinson’s Network North (PNN), will feature nationally-recognized speakers in the area of Parkinson’s disea More...

Corrections:

A story about commercial fishing in Fishtown stated that fourth-generation fisherman Joel Petersen released 18,000 pounds of lake trout in 2017 as required through a state license owned by the Fishtown Preservation Society. More...

Leelanau voters face 2 millages

Leelanau Township residents will determine the outcome of two millages that will be placed on the Primary Election ballot for the Aug. 7 election. More...

Empire to continue appointing clerk

The position of clerk will remain appointed in the Village of Empire. More...

Cold water rescue saved lives; beware dangerous surface temps

Cold water nearly turned a recreational boat ride into a tragic ending for an Ohio couple who were rescued Monday afternoon on West Grand Traverse Bay.  Marine patrols were in the midst of on-the-water training on Memorial Day when they were hai More...

County clean water group plans synposium

Leelanau Clean Water, a committee created by the County Board of Commissioners, will be host a special event on Wednesday, June 13, at the Leelanau School in Glen Arbor.  More...

S-B Village ready for major project

The Village of Suttons Bay is ready to move ahead on an estimated $547,750 project to improve the village’s “streetscape” along M-22 (St. Joseph Avenue) between Broadway and Grove streets downtown.  More...

Feds authorize big tart cherry buy as big crop develops

Cherry growers received a big lift last week from the federal government. The U.S. More...

County Dates

Classic film noir hits G-A stage The Glen Arbor Players will perform the “Sunset Boulevard” tomorrow and Saturday evenings at 7:30. More...

Reply awaited from township official in conflict complaint

An investigation into a conflict of interest complaint filed against the Leland Township zoning administrator is moving slowly along. More...

Empire without a grocery for holiday; ‘I think it stinks’

Empire went through Memorial Day weekend without a grocery store for the first time in anyone’s memory, and residents aren’t happy.  As of mid-April, residents and visitors can no longer buy groceries and other basic supplies in the More...

Village laments loss of harbor master Mark Holtz; ‘huge loss’

The Northport community is mourning the loss of Mark W. Holtz. The 60 year-old village harbormaster passed Friday at his home in the village. More...

Owners worried as openings go unfilled

With the busy summer visitor season already underway following Memorial Day weekend, many employers in Leelanau County are still looking for help.  In fact, the number of “Help Wanted” ads placed in this newspaper alone took a sharp More...

Lodge graduates with high honors

Amanda J. More...