August 30, 2018 RSS feed / Local News

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Lakeshore featured in artist talk   More...

Is there a place in Leelanau budget for big-ticket expenses?

County Commissioners began looking closer this week at a draft budget for 2019 that does not yet include funding for some big-ticket items that have been requested by department heads.  More...

Procedural issues cause delay in hiring new Empire Village clerk

A special meeting has been called to possibly hire a new Empire Village clerk after the Village Council on Tuesday deadlocked on a proposed contract.  The council did, however, vote unanimously to schedule a special meeting for 5 p.m. More...

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KAYLAN WATERMAN of Detroit and her band, Vespre, was one of 12 bands to perform at Livelylands, a three-day ‘boutique fest’ held over the weekend in Empire Township. More...

Bingham OKs Vineyard run for charity

The Bingham Township Board last week acted on a request for another athletic event.  The 5th Annual Vineyard to Bay running event will be held Sunday in Bingham and Elmwood townships.  More...

Leelanau to step off for six walks planned for weekend

Lace up those shoes and get ready to put one foot in front of the other.  Labor Day weekend in Leelanau County always gets residents and visitors moving with walks, runs and hikes. More...

Beach closed for one day

Marina Park in Suttons Bay was closed to swimmers last week after high levels of E. coli were found in the water. The Benzie-Leelanau District Health Department (BLDHD) issued a no-contact advisory last Thursday, Aug. More...

Many action items OK’d by County Board

At its regular monthly meeting last week, the Leelanau County Board of Commissioners acted on a full slate of routine items in unanimous 7-0 votes. At its Aug. More...

M-72 work nearly done

Drivers can now enjoy a smooth road along M-72 from M-22 in Empire to CR669. The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) mill and resurface project is nearly complete.  More...

Recyling update; search continues

County materials reused

Officials of Leelanau County’s Solid Waste Council are trying to find a new location for a recycling site to serve Leland Township while working to dispel misinformation about the recycling program in general. More...