Governor's road repair plan has a few potholes

   If the governor thought selling a bridge to recalcitrant members of his own party was a slog last year, wait till he tries to unload a $1.4 billion infrastructure revenue increase on their backs in an election year. Gov. Full Story

Centerville man hits the road with 'Jeep on steroids'

   If you could buy trucks by the pound, Gerard Belanger got a bargain. And then there’s the stories the truck generates as it bounces down a Leelanau County road. Full Story

Norsemen surprise at midpoint

   The Suttons Bay’s boys basketball team is 8-2 and co-leaders in the Northwest Conference boys race. Full Story

Centerville man hits the road with 'Jeep on steroids'

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Rep. Franz meets with constituents

   State Rep. Ray Franz (R-Onekama) will host an office hour tomorrow at noon in the county Government Center. Franz will meet with constituents in the community room, which is in the lower level of the center located off of E. Full Story

Masonic Lodge scholarship deadline nears

   The Empire Masonic Lodge No. 597 is offering two $700 scholarships to Glen Lake 2012 graduates. Applications are available at Patti Yeoman’s office at Glen Lake School. Applications must be submitted by Thursday, Feb. 23. Full Story

Former Woody's owner named manager of Ruth's Cris in Grand Rapids

   A former restaurateur and server from Northport have helped to make a huge success out of a new restaurant in Grand Rapids. Full Story

Senior's project more than just dressing up

   Bridgette Kulpa of Bingham Township may be known in Leelanau County as the girl who wore a camouflage dress to the prom last year. Full Story

Senior's project more than just dressing up

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Reader's Forum: Kasson Township official gives her perspective on gravel mining issue

   This letter is in response to the Dec. 15, 2011 Editorial. I want to provide some perspective on gravel mining issues in the Township. None of us in the Township enjoy spending so much of our time and resources on gravel mining issues. Full Story

Senior's break not so bad for Leland

   Tantzi Snyder thought she got a bad break. Full Story

Chamber plans after-hours event

   The Leelanau Peninsula Chamber of Commerce will hold its Business After Hours event next Thursday, Feb. 9 at 5:30 p.m. The event will be held at Forty-Five North Vineyard & Winery, 8580 E. Horn Road just north of M-204. Full Story

Elmwood sets meeting to discuss ag rezoning request

   An Elmwood Township property owner is asking to rezone his 53-acre Rural Resort property back into the township’s agriculture district. Full Story

Leland students helping educate the poor in Africa

   At 14, Maddie Trumbull has loving parents and a warm, safe home awaiting her at the end of the school day. But she and her classmates take aren't taking their comfort for granted. Full Story

Leland students helping educate the poor in Africa

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Leelanau County Notice to the Public

   NOTICE OF SPECIAL SESSION There will be a Special Session of the Leelanau County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday, February 7, 2012, at 1:00 P.M., or immediately following the Executive Committee Meeting, whichever is later, in the Commissioners&rsq Full Story

Public Notice STATE OF MICHIGAN PROBATE COURT

   COUNTY OF LEELANAU NOTICE TO CREDITORS Decedent’s Estate File No. Full Story

Public Notice STATE OF MICHIGAN PROBATE COURT

   COUNTY OF LEELANAU NOTICE TO CREDITORS Decedent’s Estate File No. 12-11640-DE Estate of Blanche Louise Priest Date of birth: 08/09/1924 TO ALL CREDITORS: NOTICE TO CREDITORS: The decedent, Blanche Louise Priest, died 07/13/2011. Full Story

Public Notice - Mortgage Sale - Charles P Harbottle

   Public Notice FORECLOSURE NOTICE In the event this property is claimed as a principal residence exempt from tax under section 7cc of the general property tax act, 1893 PA 206, MCL .7cc please contact our office at (248) 844-5123. Full Story

Solon Township Notice to the Public

   Regular Meeting Minutes Synopsis for 01/12/2012 Supervisor Lautner opened the meeting at 7:00 PM with the Pledge of Allegiance. All board members were present. There were 2 guests in attendance. Full Story

Public Notice - Mortgage Sale - Joseph Swantek and Nancy Swantek

   Public Notice NOTICE OF LAND CONTRACT FORECLOSURE SALE Be advised that the Land Contract made on the 25th of May, 2006 by Joseph Swantek and Nancy Swantek, husband and wife, of 28 West 731 Berkshire, West Chicago, IL 60185, as Vendees, and Leonard R. Full Story

Public Notice NOTICE TO CREDITORS

   Robert J. Fitzgerald, of 4903 East Hoxie Road, Cedar, MI 49621, died on November 7, 2011. Robert J. Fitzgerald previously established the Robert J. Fitzgerald Living Trust dated June 13, 2008 (the “Trust”). Full Story

Public Notice NOTICE TO CREDITORS

   Decedent’s Estate ESTATE OF Elbridge Lawrence Price Date of Birth: 02/19/1924 TO ALL CREDITORS: Take Notice NOTICE TO CREDITORS: The decedent, Elbridge Lawrence Price, who lived at 3718 South Bay Bluffs Drive, Cedar, Michigan 49621, died Januar Full Story

George T. Schilling

   George T. Schilling of West Lafayette, Indiana, a long time summer resident of Glen Lake, died January 25, 2012 at Indiana University Arnett Hospital in Lafayette, In. at the age of 92. Full Story

Public Notice - Mortgage Sale - Michael Burns and Stephanie Burns

   Public Notice NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE THIS FIRM IS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT; ANY INFORMATION WE OBTAIN WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. IF YOU ARE IN ACTIVE MILITARY SERVICE PLEASE CONTACT OUR OFFICE AT THE NUMBER BELOW. Full Story

Public Notice - Mortgage Sale - Carolyn W. Mackay

   Public Notice THIS FIRM IS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION WE OBTAIN WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. PLEASE CONTACT OUR OFFICE AT THE NUMBER BELOW IF YOU ARE IN ACTIVE MILITARY DUTY OR IF YOU ARE IN BANKRUPTCY. Full Story

Public Notice - Mortgage Sale - Jill Ann Hafner, n/k/a Jill Ann James

   Public Notice Default has been made in the condition of a certain mortgage made the 23rd day of April, 2004, by Jill Ann Hafner, n/k/a Jill Ann James, to Northwestern Mortgage Company, and recorded on April 29, 2004, in the office of the Register of Full Story

Public Notice - Notice of Modification - Stanley D. Hunt

   Public Notice NOTICE PURSUANT TO MCL 600.3205a(4) NOTICE is hereby provided to Stanley D. Hunt, the borrowers and/or mortgagors (hereinafter “Borrower”) regarding the property located at: 8926 E Bingham Rd, Traverse City, MI 49684-9554. Full Story

Public Notice - Notice of Modification - Sandra L. Pownall and Gary L. Pownall

   Public Notice NOTICE PURSUANT TO MCL 600.3205a(4) NOTICE is hereby provided to Sandra L. Pownall and Gary L. Full Story

Magistrate Court proceedings - January 19

   Mary M. Harrison, 80, 640 N. Brandon Dr., Northport — 65 in 55 mph zone; $7 fine, $103 costs. Mitchell W. Johnson, 19, 593 Napolean Way, Traverse City — No proof of insurance; $39 fine and costs. Remi G. Esordi, 70, 6934 Roelofs Ct. Full Story