Northport trustee follows in husband’s footsteps

   Donna Groomes recalls little about the time her husband, John, served as trustee on the Northport Village Council. She didn’t attend meetings in the mid-1990s and wasn’t politically involved. Full Story

Preservation group's plea helps Omena post office

   Mike Biskupski, an Omena summer resident since 1997 and one of the founding fathers of the Omena Village Preservation Society, is encouraging all Postal Service users to support the village post office. Full Story

Northport trustee follows in husband’s footsteps

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Talking with: Maureen Penfold

   Name: Maureen Penfold Town or township of residence: Village of Suttons Bay. Age and birthplace: 56, Frankfort. Occupation: Realtor. Martial status: Married to Patrick McCool for 17 years. Full Story

Kasson Township Planning Commission

   Notice to the Public 2012 Commission Meeting Schedule The regular commission meetings of the Kasson Township Planning Commission for 2012 will be held at the Kasson Township Hall, 10988 Newman Rd., Maple City, MI. 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 - Horse Farm, LLC

   Public Notice NOTICE OF SALE Default has been made in the condition of a certain mortgage made the 25th day of July, 2005, by Horse Farm, LLC to Northwestern Bank, and recorded on August 8, 2005, in the office of the Register of Deeds for Leelanau Co Full Story

Online offer sparks snow reply: 'YES'

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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 - Kristie Hart

   Public Notice Notice Of Mortgage Foreclosure Sale 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. Full Story

Leland Township Fire Board

   Notice to the Public 2012 Regular Meeting Schedule Meetings are held at 7 p.m. at the Leland Township Office, 112 W. Full Story

Public Notice TO ALL CREDITORS:

   This is a notice that the Settlors of The Anton and Mary Jane Nicola Trust, Dated 8/31/1991, have died. Mary Jane Nicola, who lived at 7922 S. West Bayshore Dr., Traverse City, Michigan, died 11/16/2011, and Anton W. Nicola, who lived at 7922 S. Full Story

Leelanau Township Notice to Public

   The Leelanau Township Planning Commission will conduct the following Public Hearings on Thursday, January 12, 2012 at 7:30 p.m. at the Leelanau Township Hall, 119 E. Nagonaba Street, Northport, MI 49670: 1. Full Story

Public Notice GENERAL NOTICE TO CREDITORS

   Take notice that THE MKN ARCHIVES LLC, a Michigan Limited Liability Company, whose address is 13919 S. Full Story

Samuel Arthur Rea Jr.

   Samuel Arthur Rea Jr. Died in Toronto, Ontario on Sunday, December 18, 2011 after a two-year struggle with incurable brain cancer, which he endured with unfailing grace and courage. Full Story

Leelanau County Notice to the Public

   Meetings Notice Meeting Schedule for Regular, Committee, and Special Board Meetings. ORGANIZATIONAL SESSION — Tuesday, January 10, 2012 — 9:00 a.m. Full Story

Harry Nye Wieting III

   Harry Nye Wieting III October 26, 1925 - January 1, 2012 Harry Nye Wieting III, 86, passed away January 1, 2012. Born in New Haven, Connecticut October 26, 1925, Harry attended Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts. Full Story

Erma Inez Bussey

   Erma Inez Bussey, 97, of Midland died Wednesday, December 28th, 2011 at the MidMichigan Medical Center. Erma was born September 23, 1914 in Cedar, MI, the daughter of Fred and Maybelle (Lackie) Dechow. Full Story

Public Notice STATE OF MICHIGAN PROBATE COURT

   COUNTY OF LEELANAU PUBLICATION OF NOTICE OF HEARING File No. 11-11615-GA File No. 11-11638-CA In the matter of Louis Eugene Batori TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS including: Louis R. Full Story

Empire Township Notice to the Public

   Board Minutes The following is a synopsis of the December 13, 2011 regular meeting of the Empire Township Board. A complete copy of the minutes may be obtained by contacting the Clerk at 231-326-5349. Full Story

Online offer sparks snow reply: 'YES'

   A Glen Lake summer resident chose Alligator Hill as the backdrop for his Christmas Eve proposal to marry his girlfriend. But the couple was not in Leelanau County when the proposal was made. Full Story

Leland man on The Late Show

   When Tobin Sprout joined the band Guided by Voices in 1985 in Dayton, Ohio, he wasn’t sure what the future would hold for him or the band. “We thought we would get together and record some music,” Tobin said. Full Story

Local charities get $12,000

   Donations from members of the Suttons Bay-Leelanau County Rotary Club have been parlayed into more than $12,000 going to the coffers of local charities. Full Story

With new year comes a new start, and home

   What a year! It’s two days after Christmas and I’m in a reflective mood. This year is coming to a close and like every other media flack, I’m banging out an end-of-the-year column. This year, 2011, was a year of change for me. Full Story

All non-profit groups not all tax-exempt

   As the final days of 2011 pass, some residents are already thinking of what the new year will bring. But others are anticipating how much of their money will be going to Uncle Sam come April 15. Full Story

Omena celebrates Christmas in big way

   Omena gave Santa a special welcome on Christmas Eve. The community room at the fire house was packed with kids, parents, grandparents, and lots of friends and neighbors. Many thanks to Margie Meachum and Maureen Nelson for doing the refreshments. Full Story

Suttons Bay freshman studies from Caribbean

   While most local kids are off school this week, one county student may be hitting the books in St. John, U.S. Full Story

Home sales 'average' in November, up for year

   November has been nothing if not consistent for the sale of homes in Leelanau County. In all but one of the past six years, the value of all homes sold in November has been between $7 million and $8 million, and November 2011 was no different. Full Story

Suttons Bay freshman studies from Caribbean

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Cop case participants mostly mum over its effect after 3 years

   For interim Leelanau County administrator David Gill, coming back to work this month was almost like stepping through a time warp. “It was during my retirement party on Dec. Full Story