Lake Leelanau enjoying rebirth

   The village of Lake Leelanau is no longer just a place to pass through. It’s becoming a destination for new businesses. Full Story

Bluebird offers 'little chickens' recipe

   We see them all the time in the meat department in the grocery store, those “little chickens,” Cornish Game Hens. We often pass them by for the more conventional poultry choices, mostly due to habit. Full Story

Lake Leelanau enjoying rebirth

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Taking charge of health costs

   We applaud the initiative and follow through of county government in moving to a self-insured health care program, which saved an estimated $458,000 in 2011. Full Story

Reader's Forum: Protect your special place on lakeshore, don't let them pave Sleeping Bear

   Sleeping Bear Dunes has been voted the Most Beautiful Place in America, to the joy of businesses, while some worry that their secret favorite places could be discovered and overrun. Full Story

Bakker takes first in Leland school geo bee

   Andy Bakker, a seventh grader at Leland Public School, won the school-level competition of the National Geographic Bee on Jan. 10. Oliver Creamer, also a seventh grader, was runner-up. Full Story

St. Mary, Northport fall in girls basketball

   The St. Mary girls basketball team will try and get back on the winning track Friday night when it plays the Traverse City Bulldogs Athletic Association at 6 p.m. in a varsity girls/boys doubleheader. Full Story

Others may someday follow Leelanau's lead

   Eventually, other governments may follow in the footsteps of Leelanau County, and set up self-insured health plans. Insurance agent Lew Wolters of Traverse City is surprised it hasn’t already happened. Full Story

Diocese's "Respect Life" program Sunday

   The sixth annual “Respect Life” presentation, sanctioned by the Diocese of Gaylord, will be held Sunday at Immaculate Conception Church in Traverse City. Full Story

Suttons Bay rallies; will district be 'saved?'

   It was clear last Wednesday that Suttons Bay loves its schools. A solid-sized group occupied much of the school auditorium, all responding to a calling for financial help from the community. Let’s be clear. Full Story

S-B planners asked to continue work on 'short-term rental' ordinance

   The Suttons Bay Township Board has directed its Planning Commission to continue work on a township ordinance regulating “short term rentals” after hearing complaints from township residents who are upset with a neighbor who routinely rent Full Story

Suttons Bay makes offer for new township office

   The Suttons Bay Township Board hopes to purchase an office building in Hansen Plaza for use as a township hall and currently has no plans to partner with financially-strapped Suttons Bay Public Schools to occupy vacant space in a school building. Full Story

Public Notice - Mortgage Sale - Danny W. Giroux and Linda L. Dargis-Giroux

   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 - Bradley A. Matson and Debra A. Matson

   FORECLOSURE NOTICE (ALL COUNTIES) AS A DEBT COLLECTOR, WE ARE ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. NOTIFY (248) 362-6100 IF YOU ARE IN ACTIVE MILITARY DUTY. Full Story

Leland Township Board Meeting

   January 9, 2012—7:30 p.m. Leland Township Library Munnecke Room, 203 E. Full Story

GOP not following Snyder to the letter

   We have never seen a clash of letters such as this. The governor’s RPA (Relentless Positive Action) is on a collision course with House GOP efforts on RTW (Right to Work). This has all the makings of a certified train wreck as Mr. Full Story

Glen Lake co-op team dominates conference ski meet

   The Glen Lake girls cooperative ski team earned its second Lake Michigan Ski Conference win by sweeping the top five spots in one event and seven of the top 10 in another. Full Story

Public Notice STATE OF MICHIGAN PROBATE COURT

   COUNTY OF LEELANAU NOTICE TO CREDITORS Decedent’s Estate FILE NO. 11-11636-DE Estate of MARGARET K. PYKOSZ, DECEASED Date of birth: 06/03/1933 TO ALL CREDITORS: NOTICE TO CREDITORS: The decedent, MARGARET K. Full Story

Water defender to speak at League of Women Voters

   The League of Women Voters Grand Traverse Area will host a presentation next Wednesday, Jan. 25 by noted long-time water defender attorney Jim Olson. Full Story

Village of Empire Notice to the Publice

    EMPIRE VILLAGE PLANNING COMMISSION MASTER PLAN AND RECREATION PLAN PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE FEBRUARY 7, 2012, 7:00 P.M. EMPIRE TOWN HALL, 10088 FRONT ST. Full Story

Talking with Emily Morgan

   Name: Emily Morgan. Town or township of residence: Elmwood Township. Age and birthplace: 24, Bay City. Occupation: Band Director at Suttons Bay High School. Martial status: Single, but soon to be married! Full Story

Public Notice - Mortgage Sale - PETER A. SHEFFER and ANN M. WILKINS

   Public Notice SCHNEIDERMAN & SHERMAN, P.C., IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT, ANY INFORMATION WE OBTAIN WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. PLEASE CONTACT OUR OFFICE AT (248) 539-7400 IF YOU ARE IN ACTIVE MILITARY DUTY. Full Story

Bank dismisses suit against S-B business

   A civil lawsuit filed by a bank against a leading local business has been dismissed. Attorney Thomas R. Full Story

Leelanau Township Board Proceedings

    LEELANAU TOWNSHIP BOARD PROCEEDINGS TUESDAY, JANUARY 10, 2012 LEELANAU TOWNSHIP LIBRARY 119 E. Full Story

Public Notice VILLAGE OF NORTHPORT

   PLANNING COMMISSION The Northport Planning Commission will conduct a Public Hearing on February 02, 2012 Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. this Public Hearing will be held at the Village Hall located at 116 West Nagonaba Street in the Village of Northport. Full Story

Public Notice - Mortgage Sale - Mary E. Greenway a/k/a Mary Ellen Greenway

   Public Notice FORECLOSURE NOTICE This firm is a debt collector attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for this purpose. If you are in the Military, please contact our office at the number listed below. 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

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 - 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