Norse knock off Lakers, stay atop NW

   Suttons Bay and Glen Lake played like two boys basketball programs having something to prove last Thursday night. Unfortunately for the host Lakers, the Norsemen were in a plundering mood. Full Story

Bickel to open art series Jan. 26

   Fiber artist Char Bickel opens the 2012 Talk About Art series at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26 at the Glen Arbor Art Association (GAAA). Full Story

Talking with: Eric VanThomme

   Age and place of birth: 36. Born in Mount Clemens, Michigan. Occupation: Owner of Plantmasters of Suttons Bay, and a Fire Captain with the Suttons Bay-Bingham Fire and Rescue Department. Full Story

Deadline near for UpNorth teen talent search

   If you’re a teen in northern lower Michigan and want to audition for UpNorth TV’s Teleganza Teen Talent Search, you have until Sunday to submit your audition video. Full Story

Leland Township Planning Commission Notice to the Public

   2012 Regular Meeting Schedule Except as otherwise noted, meetings begin at 6:30 p.m. Meetings are held at the Leland Township Office, 112 W. Full Story

Kasson Township Notice to the Public

   Board Proceedings The following is a synopsis of the January 2, 2012 meeting of the Kasson Township Board. A complete transcript is available from the Township Clerk. Supervisor Lanham called the meeting to order at 7:30 p.m. Full Story

Suttons Bay Bingham Fire & Rescue Authority Notice to the Public

   Fire Chiefs Association Meeting Schedule January 11, 2012 March 14, 2012 May 9, 2012 July 11, 2012 September 12, 2012 November 14, 2012 Regular Meetings are held at the Emergency Operations Center, Suttons Bay, Michigan, 49682 James Porter, Secretary Full Story

Kasson Township Notice to the Public

   2012 Meeting Schedule of the Kasson Township Board The regular meetings of the Kasson Township Board will be held at the Kasson Township Hall, 10988 S. Newman Road, Maple City, MI 49664 at 7:30 p.m. Full Story

Suttons Bay Village Council Notice to the Public

   2012 Village Council Regular Meeting Schedule 5:30 p.m. Full Story

Leland Township Planning Commission Notice to the Public

   P.O. Box 1112, Leland MI 49654 (231) 256-7546 Notice to the Public PUBLIC HEARING Draft Revision of Leland Township Zoning Ordinance Wednesday, February 1, 2012, at 7 p.m. Leland Township Office 112 W. Full Story

Bingham Township Notice of Public Hearing

   Please take notice that the Bingham Township Planning Commission will hold a Public Hearing on Thursday, February 2, 2012, at 6:30 p.m. at the Bingham Township Hall, 7171 S. Full Story

Robert A. Burchfield

   Robert A. Burchfield March 6, 1927 – December 31, 2011 Robert Adams Burchfield died in Bradenton, Florida on New Year’s Eve, after a long battle with cancer. Full Story

Benjamin Smith Bricker

   After a long, well-lived and exciting life, Benjamin Smith Bricker died December 12, 2011. He was 89. Ben was born September 29, 1922 to Roy and Frances (Smith) Bricker in his grandparent’s house in Cuba, Ill. Full Story

Irvin George Sutherland

   On Sunday, January 1, 2012, Irvin George Sutherland went to live with his Savior. 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 STATE OF MICHIGAN

   COUNTY OF LEELANAU NOTICE TO CREDITORS Decedent’s Trust Estate of GERALD J. DECHOW - Deceased Date of Birth: April 23, 1921 TO ALL CREDITORS: NOTICE TO CREDITORS: The decedent, GERALD J. Full Story

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

   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 - Bradley A. Matson and Debra A. Matson

   Public Notice 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

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

   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

New year will be a life-changer for family

   The year 2012 brings to the Carlson family the expectation that some major, life-changing events will occur. No, our oldest child is not graduating from high school and going off to college in the fall. That’ll happen in 2013. Full Story

Lakeshore, time to take a bow

   Last year was one big Bear hug. Full Story

Stowe explodes for 37 points

   Bill Stowe had a career-night for Northport in the Port City Classic at Frankfort. The junior guard scored 37 points in a 65-51 loss to Traverse City Christian last Thursday. Full Story

Lakeshore, time to take a bow

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Elmwood Twp. to modify marina plan

   The Elmwood Township Marina Committee has recommended a new design for the township marina based on a series of public input sessions held last year and drawings presented last month by a consultant. Full Story

Planners discuss taking back M-201

   The Northport Planning Commission wants the village to take over ownership including maintenance of M-201 from the state. Full Story

Blizzard fizzles, but winter returns

   Old Man Winter ushered in 2012 with high winds and the most snow Leelanau residents have seen all winter. Full Story

Suttons Bay schools need help to survive

   You have to feel for Suttons Bay Public Schools. The district has been chasing a decrease in student enrollment for a decade, nonstop. Suttons Bay’s plight resembles someone trying to sell a home in the spiraling housing market. Full Story

Blizzard fizzles, but winter returns

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Gertrude M. Vingsness

   1930-2012 A funeral Mass will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. in Clawson for Gertrude M. Vingsness of Royal Oak who died Jan. 9. She was 82. Born Jan. 9, 1930 in Petoskey, Gertrude grew up on a farm in the Gill’s Pier area. Full Story

Real estate transfers recorded in county - December 15-December 22

   December 15 Donald C. and Carol J. Mead to Donald C. and Carol J. Mead, trustees, Apartment 8, Beach Comber Condominium, Glen Arbor Township. Matthew D. Allen, trustee, to Judith C. Allen, et al, a partial interest each, Section 25, Empire Township. Full Story