January 10, 2019 RSS feed / Local News

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SIPS & SOUPS   Sips, savory soups and hearty chilis will be paired with delicious pinot noirs, rieslings, chardonnays in the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail’s “Sips & Soups” event, from noon to 5 p.m. More...

Lee. Twp. continues Christmas Cove talk

The Leelanau Township Board is still considering ways to protect the eroding shoreline of Christmas Cove.  At its meeting Tuesday, the board heard from Paul Rebori, member of the Parks and Recreation Committee, who spoke about a meeting he recen More...

Airport Commission may become authority

It may be a little-known fact among Leelanau County residents that the county is a co-owner of Cherry Capital Airport in Traverse City along with neighboring Grand Traverse County.  Leelanau County representatives have served on a two-county &ld More...

County to get two percent funds

As part of the latest payout in a tribal “2-percent” casino revenue sharing program, school buildings throughout Leelanau County will be outfitted with a sign system to help emergency responders find their way through the buildings in a c More...

Woman killed in crash

An 81-year-old Glen Arbor woman is dead after a two-car crash Tuesday in Empire Township.  Deputies and Glen Lake Fire and Rescue responded just before 8 a.m. to the crash on M-72 at Benzonia Trail (Co. Rd. More...

Meeting set on sewer bond repayment

The Leelanau Township Board has scheduled a special meeting in hopes of reaching a decision regarding the plan for paying the township’s municipal sewer bond. The public meeting will take place 10 a.m. Jan. 22 at the Leelanau Township Hall. More...

Conservancy events set

The Leelanau Conservancy will host three outings at different locations in the coming weeks.  Docents Peter Wolcott and Karl Hausler will lead a snowshoe/hike at 1 p.m. More...