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- 10/24/18--11:41: _Dispatch Blotter
- 10/24/18--11:41: _Fire closes inn
- 10/24/18--11:41: _SB brothers, officers
- 10/24/18--11:41: _Northport Arts cele...
- 10/24/18--11:41: _Drug take-back on S...
- 10/24/18--11:41: _Weather no wet blan...
- 10/24/18--11:41: _Trivia Night raises...
- 10/24/18--11:41: _Extra Points: Lelan...
- 10/24/18--11:41: _Gorcyca sets school...
- 10/24/18--11:41: _Leland takes one at...
- 10/24/18--11:41: _Suttons Bay rolls o...
- 10/24/18--11:41: _Glen Lake holds off...
- 10/24/18--11:41: _Leland blanks McBai...
- 10/24/18--11:41: _Candidate forum set...
- 10/24/18--11:41: _Dog trainer at library
- 10/24/18--11:41: _Laughlin signs new ...
- 10/24/18--11:41: _Halloween bash at barn
- 10/24/18--11:41: _League meet set for...
- 10/24/18--11:41: _Soutas-Little, leader
- 10/24/18--11:41: _Support for Wiejaczka
- 10/24/18--11:41: Dispatch Blotter
- 10/24/18--11:41: Fire closes inn
- 10/24/18--11:41: SB brothers, officers
- 10/24/18--11:41: Northport Arts celebration
- 10/24/18--11:41: Drug take-back on Saturday
- 10/24/18--11:41: Weather no wet blanket on events
- 10/24/18--11:41: Trivia Night raises funds for teen program
- 10/24/18--11:41: Extra Points: Leland Public School to host snowmobile safety course
- 10/24/18--11:41: Gorcyca sets school record, Scott places fourth overall
- 10/24/18--11:41: Leland takes one at ABCD Quad
- 10/24/18--11:41: Suttons Bay rolls over Mesick
- 10/24/18--11:41: Glen Lake holds off Grayling, earns playoff spot
- 10/24/18--11:41: Leland blanks McBain NMC, 8-0
- 10/24/18--11:41: Candidate forum set in Empire
- 10/24/18--11:41: Dog trainer at library
- 10/24/18--11:41: Laughlin signs new book
- 10/24/18--11:41: Halloween bash at barn
- 10/24/18--11:41: League meet set for Nov. 7
- 10/24/18--11:41: Soutas-Little, leader
- 10/24/18--11:41: Support for Wiejaczka
Wednesday, Oct. 17
2:09 a.m. — Suttons Bay Township — Male and female arguing in casino parking lot.
6:23 a.m. — Elmwood Township — Caller’s horses got out. Caller doesn’t know where they are. (Horses found and are back home.)
A landmark Leland restaurant/inn is closed indefinitely after an early-morning fire last week.
Leland Township Fire & Rescue was dispatched at 4:35 Friday morning to Riverside Inn on the river in Leland to a report of a structure fire.
Leland Chief Dan Besson said that guests at the inn and staff were safely evacuated from the fire, which appeared to start in the kitchen.
A recent Suttons Bay graduate earlier this month took an oath to serve and protect. Four years after completing his high school career, Aaron Orban, son of Jim and Terri Orban of Bingham Township, took his law enforcement Oath of Honor with the Kent County Sheriff’s Department from Undersheriff Michelle LaJoye-Young.
The Northport Arts Association is celebrating its second anniversary in the Village Art Building with a member exhibit and sale.
More than 40 members have their art on display in all different styles and materials including eclectic wooden moveable art, stone, paintings and jewelry.
The Leelanau County Sheriff’s Office will be participating in the National Prescription Drug Take Back Saturday.
Jail staff will man the lobby of the Sheriff’s Office from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to take unwanted prescription pills for disposal.
It was a pretty tough weekend, this past weekend. Rain, a little snow and uncomfortable damp cold. That’s DAMP.
The Halloween Party in Glen Arbor, because it was wet and cold was moved to the Glen Arbor Township Hall. It was very well attended, real busy and appeared to be well organized in very close quarters. Congratulations to the volunteers that perform well in chaos.
The Team Trivia event this past Saturday to raise money for Leelanau Investing For Teens (LIFT) was a fun and successful evening aft the VFW Hall in Lake Leelanau.
Winter is approaching, and snowmobiles are being prepared for the winter.
Leland Public School wants to make sure everyone is safe, and will be holding a four-hour snowmobile safety course.
County boys and girls cross country teams competed in their final meets before the MHSAA Regionals at Benzie Central Saturday. Glen Lake, St. Mary and Suttons Bay competed Saturday at the Manistee National Invitational, and Leland ran Saturday in the Michigan Class D State Cross Country Championships. Following are the results from the weekends meets.
As schedules spike, county volleyball teams dig in for some tough matches. North Bay and Leland competed in tournaments and tri-matches throughout the week. Glen Lake hosted Elk Rapids Tuesday, its final home match of the season. Following are the results for week of matches.
Suttons Bay finished off a solid regular season with another victory.
Suttons Bay (8-1, 4-1 Midwest) ran past Mesick (4-5, 4-2 West Michigan) Friday, 42-6 behind a strong running attack.
Glen Lake earned a huge win Friday.
The Leland Comets walked away from Thursday’s match against Harbor Springs as district champions. The Comets traveled to Cadillac Tuesday to face off against McBain Northern Michigan in the regional semifinal. Earlier in the week, the Comets knocked off Glen Lake, and the Lakers season came to an end. Following are the results for Leland, and Glen Lake’s season recap.
A group of Empire residents have organized a forum next week for candidates for the Empire Village Council.
The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Monday at the Empire Township Hall.
There are two candidates for village president and five candidates for three available trustee seats on the council.
The township hall is located at 10098 Front St. in Empire.
Learn about licking, leash-pulling and more Saturday at a canine behavior talk by dog trainer Jen Loup at 3:30 p.m. at the Leland Township Library.
The talk will focus on a science-based approach to understanding canine behavior.
Fascinating women can be found throughout history. One of them is Mabel Richmond, the subject of author Tom Laughlin’s book “Portrait of a Prairie Woman.”
Learn more about her remarkable story at a book signing and presentation tomorrow at 4 p.m. at Leelanau Books in Leland.
Get your costume ready and put on your dancing shoes. The Starry Night Barn and Studios will host its annual Halloween Bash Saturday from 5 to 11 p.m. The family-friendly event will feature games, face painting and music for all.
Attendees are encouraged to bring a ghoulish dish to share and a pumpkin to carve and donate for the jack-o-lantern raffle and contest.
The League of Women Voters Leelanau County will host an educational program on “effective advocacy” on Wednesday, Nov. 7.
To the editor:
I am casting my vote for Patricia Soutas-Little on November 6.
In her two terms on the Leelanau County Commission, she has addressed the needs of all of her constituents— whether they be seniors, business people or children.
To the editor:
Who can best improve healthcare as state rep—a veteran nurse, or a former radio announcer?
And schools—the nurse (and educator), or the DeVos-loving radio guy?