June 21, 2018 RSS feed / Local News

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G-L may offer special ed. for county

A plan to offer special education to Leelanau County’s youngest special needs children is being pursued by the Glen Lake Board of Education.  The School Board voted unanimously last week to form and host a countywide Early Childhood Specia More...

Second person dies after crash

An 82-year-old man from Suttons Bay is the second fatality of a one-car accident that occured June 12 in Bingham Township.  Thomas A. More...

Lone bid 60% over budget; S-B village foregoes project

The Village of Suttons Bay will not move forward on a major downtown “streetscape” improvement project at the end of this summer as expected.  More...

Beach closed due to bacteria

The beach at South Bar Lake was closed last week after testing positive for E. coli bacteria. Samples taken last Wednesday, June 13, were found to have 1,120 parts/100 ml of water, more than 1,000 parts higher than the acceptable level for swimming. More...

Taxpayers to benefit from low interest rate

Lower than anticipated interest rates will likely result in savings to taxpayers in the Leland School District.  The Board of Education voted unanimously Monday, with trustees Don McMullen and John Siddall excused, to authorize the issuance of $ More...

Correction:

A headline in last week’s edition was unclear about the source of $125,000 that will be required to fix a county communications problem. Money in the county’s Communications Tower Fund is not, strictly speaking, taxpayer money. More...

Projects eyed at Glen Lake

Plans for remodeling the elementary library and several outdoor athletic structures are being prepared at Glen Lake Community Schools.  The Board of Education voted at its June 12 meeting to direct GMB Architects to begin developing plans and bl More...

Crash claims Npt. woman

A Northport woman died Sunday after a three-car crash in Traverse City.  Mabeth Jean Putnam, 88, died at Munson Medical Center after an accident at Division and 11th Street about 1:20 p.m.  More...

Senior Expo draws 500

A steady stream of community members - young and old - once again filled the Suttons Bay High School gymnasium, skylight area and cafeteria at Tuesday’s Senior Services Expo.  More...

Mothers seek response to bullying

A plea for greater attention to the emotional needs of middle school students has been made to the Leland Board of Education. More...

Berries ripe and ready for market

Few things in Leelanau say “summer” better than fresh strawberries.  No one needs to remind Bardenhagen Berries owner Steve Bardenhagen. More...