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- 09/12/18--17:19: _Empire names Smith ...
- 09/12/18--17:19: _Extra Points: Sutto...
- 09/12/18--17:19: _Hill Climb returns ...
- 09/12/18--17:19: _Leelanau tennis swi...
- 09/12/18--17:19: _Leland rolls agains...
- 09/12/18--17:19: _Leland outlasts Kin...
- 09/12/18--17:19: _Norse win close game
- 09/12/18--17:19: _Lakers route Ironme...
- 09/12/18--17:19: _St. Mary places fou...
- 09/12/18--17:19: _Easement holds up s...
- 09/12/18--17:19: _Sewer dept again dr...
- 09/12/18--17:19: _Harbor having banne...
- 09/12/18--17:19: _Narrows big part of...
- 09/12/18--17:18: _Funds needed for co...
- 09/12/18--17:18: _THE ANSWER COLUMN
- 09/12/18--17:18: _New roof, heating s...
- 09/12/18--17:18: _86th District Court
- 09/12/18--17:18: _Buckley man also wa...
- 09/12/18--17:18: _Candidate offers en...
- 09/12/18--17:18: _Candidate has passi...
- 09/12/18--17:19: Empire names Smith as clerk
- 09/12/18--17:19: Extra Points: Suttons Bay football celebrates 50 years
- 09/12/18--17:19: Hill Climb returns for a fifth straight year in Empire
- 09/12/18--17:19: Leelanau tennis swings away for shutouts
- 09/12/18--17:19: Leland rolls against Glen Lake
- 09/12/18--17:19: Leland outlasts Kingsley
- 09/12/18--17:19: Norse win close game
- 09/12/18--17:19: Lakers route Ironmen for first win of the season
- 09/12/18--17:19: St. Mary places fourth at Bear County
- 09/12/18--17:19: Easement holds up sewer project
- 09/12/18--17:19: Sewer dept again draws crowd
- 09/12/18--17:19: Harbor having banner year
- 09/12/18--17:19: Narrows big part of Leland Twp. meeting
- 09/12/18--17:18: Funds needed for county 911 project
- 09/12/18--17:18: THE ANSWER COLUMN
- 09/12/18--17:18: New roof, heating system will be expensive
- 09/12/18--17:18: 86th District Court
- 09/12/18--17:18: Buckley man also wanted in Colorado
- 09/12/18--17:18: Candidate offers energy, patience
- 09/12/18--17:18: Candidate has passion for people
For the first time in several months, the Village of Empire has a clerk.
The Village Council voted unanimously during a special meeting held last Thursday, Sept. 6, to hire Derith Smith of Elmwood Township to serve in the position.
Smith went to work the following day, council trustee and personnel committee member Sue Carpenter said.
Suttons Bay high school football is looking for some memorabilia.
At homecoming this year, Friday, Sept. 28, Suttons Bay football will celebrate 50 years at the school. Former players are invited to join in the festivities by walking in the 5 p.m. parade, eating the chili dinner at 5:30 p.m. and watching the game at 7 p.m.
An old race from 1980 is making its fifth year return to Empire.
The Empire Hill Climb will return Saturday, with 40 different drivers and cars ready for a race up the hill.
“The Empire Hill Climb used to run in the 60s to 80s but it stopped,” coordinator Jimmy Pelizzari said. “Five years ago, a couple local car guys wanted to start it up again.”
Leelanau Tennis continued to showcase their abilities last Thursday, as the Leelanauts made quick work of the visiting Cadillac Vikings.
Leelanau shutout the Vikings, 12-0, winning each flight and sweeping most of the matches. The singles matches took place at The Leelanau School and the doubles matches took place at Glen Arbor Park.
County soccer teams continue early season matchups against tough competition.
North Bay continues to search for its first win, Glen Lake fell for the first time on the season and Leland heats up with the schedule starting to get tougher. Following are the results from the week’s matches.
Leland tops Glen Lake
Volleyball action is starting to pick up around the county.
North Bay and Glen Lake volleyball teams traveled to Pine River for an invite on Saturday. All three county teams were in action against different opponents on Tuesday night. Following are the results from those matchups.
Leland outlasts Kingsley
Suttons Bay (3-0, 2-0 Midwest) continued its winning streak Friday, as they defeated Forest Area (2-1, 0-1 Midwest), 27-20 to remain undefeated.
Glen Lake earned its first victory of the season Friday, as the Lakers made a big statement against the Mancelona Ironmen.
Glen Lake (1-2, 1-0 Northern Michigan Football League) defeated Mancelona (1-2, 0-1 Northern Michigan Football League) 48-0, as Reese Hazelton stepped in for the injured Joey Fosmore and helped lead the Lakers to victory.
County boys and girls cross country teams competed in two different races this week. Glen Lake, Leland and the Suttons Bay club team traveled to Charlevoix Saturday to compete in the Mud Run. The race was divided by grades and genders. Junior and senior boys, junior and senior girls, sophomore and freshmen girls and freshmen and sophomore boys competed against each other.
The chances of a septic system being built to provide service to riparian landowners along Sunset Shores Drive took a step back.
Recent meetings of the Leelanau Township Board have drawn crowds, and the most recent was no exception. The main topic of discussion Tuesday evening was once again repayment of the sewer bond debt.
While no formal action was taken, the board continued to discuss options and several residents expressed their opinions.
It’s been a busy summer at the Leland Township marina, and veteran harbor master Russel Dzuba has the numbers to prove it.
According to a reported provided Monday to the Township Board, the three months of summer resulted in $548,342 in total sales — the second highest revenue level in the past 10 years.
A Lake Leelanau resident is alleging that a permit application submitted in the name of the Leland Township Zoning Administrator’s wife undersized a boathouse she plans to build in the Lake Leelanau Narrows.
[img_assist|nid=208615|title=|desc= EMERGENCY RESPONDERS can expect to get $341,000 worth of new communications software following a pitch to the County Board this week by, from left, Undersheriff Steve Morgan, Emergency Management Director Matt Ansorge, and Lt. James Kiessel.
Sealants are a safe, easy, and low-cost way to help protect your child’s teeth from decay. Sealants have been used on children’s teeth for more than 20 years.
A thin layer of resin is bonded to the chewing surfaces of the molars. This seals the crevasses in the tooth and prevents food and bacteria from getting into the tiny grooves in the teeth and causing decay.
Two especially big-ticket items involving major upgrades to countyowned buildings are among topics being discussed at an ongoing series of budget work sessions of the Leelanau County Board of Commissioners.
Chief Judge, Michael S. Stepka Judge, Thomas J. Phillips
Jason D. Holland, 27, of 11125 E. Lee Mann Rd., Northport — Pleaded guilty to operating while visibly impaired; bond set at $2,000 personal recognizance; alcohol/drug assessment ordered; to be sentenced Sept. 25.
A 54-year-old Buckley man who was jailed for violating his probation on a drunk driving charge is facing extradiction to Colorado.
Philip M. Fritts pleaded not guilty in District Court Tuesday to being a “fugitive from justice.”
To the editor:
I have been a resident of Leelanau County for most of my life as a fruit grower. I have met many outstanding men and women in agriculture and other areas.
To the editor:
Leelanau County is where my wife and I raised our family and we have lived for the majority of our lives. I retired from The Leelanau Probate and Family Court in 2013 after having worked for two exemplary Judges and with the court’s great professional staff.