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- 09/12/18--17:20: _Flu vaccine clinic ...
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- 09/12/18--17:20: _Ribbons warn women ...
- 09/12/18--17:20: _50 million pounds o...
- 09/12/18--17:20: _Sustainable forests...
- 09/12/18--17:20: _Keep mill pond, res...
- 09/12/18--17:20: _Bear opener Friday;...
- 09/12/18--17:20: _Maritime puts on show
- 09/12/18--17:20: _Garden walk raises ...
- 09/12/18--17:19: _Students dig up dir...
- 09/12/18--17:19: _Students with varyi...
- 09/12/18--17:19: _Drug task force off...
- 09/12/18--17:19: _Funds ‘lift’ Native...
- 09/12/18--17:19: _Live music returns ...
- 09/12/18--17:19: _Transportation alli...
- 09/12/18--17:19: _League sets up seri...
- 09/12/18--17:19: _Road Commission buy...
- 09/12/18--17:19: _Northport increases...
- 09/12/18--17:19: _Last call for Herit...
- 09/12/18--17:19: _Village residents c...
- 09/12/18--17:20: Flu vaccine clinic slated
- 09/12/18--17:20: Bonus weather and a special ceremony
- 09/12/18--17:20: Ribbons warn women of ovarian cancer symptoms
- 09/12/18--17:20: 50 million pounds of rain fell on one orchard
- 09/12/18--17:20: Sustainable forests star at field day
- 09/12/18--17:20: Keep mill pond, residents say
- 09/12/18--17:20: Bear opener Friday; at least two county hunters draw tags
- 09/12/18--17:20: Maritime puts on show
- 09/12/18--17:20: Garden walk raises $883 for Cedar fire
- 09/12/18--17:19: Students dig up dirt while learning science in gardens
- 09/12/18--17:19: Students with varying backgrounds study online
- 09/12/18--17:19: Drug task force offers presentations
- 09/12/18--17:19: Funds ‘lift’ Native American programs
- 09/12/18--17:19: Live music returns to Suttons Bay
- 09/12/18--17:19: Transportation alliance forms in county
- 09/12/18--17:19: League sets up series of candidate forums
- 09/12/18--17:19: Road Commission buys 2 new trucks
- 09/12/18--17:19: Northport increases pay for substitute teachers
- 09/12/18--17:19: Last call for Heritage Trail comments
- 09/12/18--17:19: Village residents can hear, speak about sewer project
Leelanau County will be hosting an influenza vaccine clinic at the county government center on Wednesday, Sept. 26.
Vaccinations will be given from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The deadline to register for this clinic is next Thursday, Sept. 20.
For more information or to register call 256-0200.
We’ve been enjoying some bonus weather, make the most of it while we are able.
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I hope everyone that could attended the Glen Lake Emergency Services annual 9/11 ceremony. As always it was moving and touching. We will never forget.
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While driving or walking through Lake Leelanau, you might notice a splash of teal around the town.
The bright ribbons, tied to several lamp post mark September as National Ovarian Cancer Awareness month.
The early September weather has been ideal. The final days of August gave us a good downpour of rain that was badly needed, and ushered in warm days, cool nights and very little humidity. People are continuing to come to visit friends and family and enjoy the final days of summer.
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Attendees hiked Palmer Woods Saturday with a mission.
About 40 individuals participated in the Forestry Field Day to learn about sustainable management practices, insect and disease control, high deer population impacts on forests, and increasing woodlot diversity.
While environmental groups have called for removal of the Northport dam to drain the mill pond, such an undertaking may lack grass root support.
Bear hunting season starts tomorrow in Leelanau County, and at least two county hunters drew tags and are expected to seek out a county-grown bruin.
“I know of two people who have tags,” said Mark Steimel, a fruit farmer and taxidermist from Leland Township.
“We were driving by on M-22 when we saw the bagpiper playing and just had to stop to see what there was to see,” said Julie Preneta of Northport.
Sunshine and seasonable temps on Saturday provided perfect conditions for a garden stroll that also served as a fundraiser for the Cedar Area Fire & Rescue.
The Cedar-based emergency services department that serves the four surrounding townships needs equipment. The “Heavenly” Garden Walk was the second fundraising event to raise donations.
Sometimes dirt can be a good teacher.
Just ask Leland School Garden Club mentor Richard Allen, who’s been involved with the club for the 10 years of its existence. He designed and built the raised garden beds on the Leland Public School campus, helps to maintain the garden, and mentors students who want to learn how to grow food for themselves.
At 16, Nicholas Plamondon of Lake Leelanau been exposed to much more than what can be found in a traditional classroom setting.
He’s a virtual school student.
The Leelanau County Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition will sponsor a series of public presentations next month designed to steer young people away from substance abuse.
The news follows the arraignment Friday of a third person implicated in the first heroin overdose death in Leelanau County.
A non-profit that provides afterschool programing weekly for teenagers has received a grant from the Native American Heritage Fund (NAHF).
The Friendship Community Center/ LIFT Teen Center has been awarded $12,500 to expand hours at the center which to date has been open once a week, on Wednesdays.
The Suttons Bay Theatre is launching a series of live concerts with the sounds of Red Tail Ring.
“We are bringing back live music for the non-summer months,” said theatre manager Matt Nester. “This band is doing originals, reinterpreting old, old tunes, and they’ll be playing dance music.”
A group has formed to address transportation needs in Leelanau County.
The Leelanau County Transit Alliance (LCTA) will host a community forum Tuesday, from 9-11 a.m. at the county government center.
The League of Women Voters Leelanau County (LWVLC) has scheduled four candidate forums to help inform voters for the November elections.
Candidates for the 101st state House of Representatives and the 35th State Senate have been asked to attend the first forum, set for Thursday, Sept. 20, at the county government center.
The sun may be shining, but the Leelanau County Road Commission is already preparing its fleet of plow trucks for the ice and snow.
The commission at its meeting earlier this month approved the purchase of two new trucks at $125,596 each.
The trucks will replace two older trucks in the fleet of 27. The Road Commission rotates vehicles on a 15-year life cycle.
Members of the Northport Board of Education want to increase the rate of substitute teacher pay. They just don’t agree on how much.
At the School Board meeting Monday, treasurer Dan Duffiney presented the finance committee’s recommendation to pay substitute teachers a daily rate of $90.
Those interested in providing input on how the final phase of the Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail should be constructed through Cleveland Township have until tomorrow to offer comments online.
The Empire Village Council has set a special meeting for 5:30 p.m. Tuesday to evaluate a wastewater treatment feasibility study that was finished in the spring.
Speakers on the agenda include Clay McNitt, sanitarian for the Benzie-Leelanau District Health Department; and Lisa Fought, senior rural development special with the Michigan Rural Community Assistance Program (MI RCAP).