July 26, 2018 RSS feed / Local News

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Reasons for, against senior millage increase

Leelanau County voters will be asked on Aug. 7 whether they want to approve a millage increase to support the county’s Senior Services programs. More...

Federal money sought for Sleeping Bear ‘upkeep’

A resolution of support for allocation of more money for deferred maintenance needs at America’s National Parks was endorsed this week by the Empire Village Council.  The Council voted 6-1 Tuesday night to approve a 1-page resolution encou More...

Solon, Centerville seek higher millages

Voters in two townships will go to the polls on Tuesday, Aug. 7, to decide the fate of millages to fund Cedar Area Fire & Rescue (CAFR). More...

Royston amazed at county support

Eric Royston is wondering what universe he moved into.  Royston, who moved to Leelanau County from the Lansing area two years ago, is fighting pancreatic cancer. More...

Elmwood gets ag-business request

Elmwood Township last week received its first-ever application for an “Agricultural Commercial Enterprise.”  More...

New date selected for canceled wine festival

The show must go on. And it will, but on Saturday, Aug. More...

‘Discover’ history of county poor farm

Vivid memories of life on the county farm were shared at the first of two “Discovery Days” at the Poor Farm in Maple City. And a second will be held Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon, at the Kasson Township hall. More...

Correction:

Coverage of the July 17 Leelanau Township Special Meeting stated that Allan Dalzell presented an idea to free up general funds for sewer debt service by seeking a millage to pay for the Leelanau Township Library expenses. More...

Races set in all three village elections

There are plenty of people who care about the future of Northport. This is evidenced by the 10 candidates for village office who filed nominating petitions with Leelanau Township Clerk Deb VanPelt by Tuesday’s 4 p.m. deadline. More...

New voting machines will greet Primary election voters

Voters heading to the polls on Aug. 7 will experience something new — and some may become a little confused by it.  Since the last election, every one of Michigan’s voting machines has been replaced with new equipment.  More...

Street passes; had ‘indomitable spirit’

Debbie Street, the treasurer of the Charter Township of Elmwood since 2000, died last Thursday, July 19, after an extended illness. She was 63. A memorial service will be held on a date to be announced, according to township officials. More...

New map offers historic sites in Leelanau Co.

Leelanau boasts of wine and brewery tours, bike tours, and art tours.  Now 15 local organizations who focus on the history of Leelanau County are coming come together to offer “Explore Historic Leelanau: a self- guided history tour.  More...