May 31, 2018 RSS feed / Views

Double policy for letters based partly on intent

And the best policy is ... the present policy.  We’ve heard and read emails from dozens of readers commenting on our request for input on how to handle the occasional letter that comes in a bit on the rough side.  Misspellings. More...

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Leelanau has already provided many memories

I may not be 100 percent local yet, but Leelanau County is very special to me and my family as well.  Every fourth of July, Leelanau became my home for two to three weeks. More...

Awards are good; we’ll stick to our calling

“If you work for a newspaper, your blood absorbs the ink,  Your job becomes so consuming and it’s all that you can think.  I write this from experience for I’m a “Printer’s Devil.”  I inherited this More...

Heard around Leelanau

“We take the time to meet our neighbors and help our neighbors out.”  — Retired Leland Township Fire Chief Rick Royston, on how citizen awareness contributed to a sharp drop in index crimes in Leelanau County in 2017. More...

Safety net to lift for jobless on Medicaid

Sometime during their tenure, governors get associated with a phrase that sticks with them like glue. It’s almost comical. A member of the Granholm administration worried about his future when Ms. More...