Leelanau County Newswire

Leelanau County Newswire

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  1. See tricked-out convertible drive into Lake Michigan with top downRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | MLive.com

    With the top down and sights set toward Lake Michigan's horizon, a driver took a tricked-out car into the waves at Leelanau County's Empire Beach over the weekend. Photographer Ken Scott caught the amphibious vehicle just as it entered the water and shot the short video for his Facebook page .

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  2. See tricked-out convertible drive into Lake Michigan with top downRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | MLive.com

    With the top down and sights set toward Lake Michigan's horizon, a driver took a tricked-out car into the waves at Leelanau County's Empire Beach over the weekend. Photographer Ken Scott caught the amphibious vehicle just as it entered the water and shot the short video for his Facebook page .

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  3. Former Tribal Councilor facing more sex crime chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | UpNorthLive.com

    ... ts of first degree criminal sexual conduct as well as two counts of second degree criminal sexual conduct in Leelanau County.

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  4. Debris cleanup continues to progress in Leelanau CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | UpNorthLive.com

    To make sure cleanup efforts run as smooth as possible, the Leelanau County Office of Emergency Management would like to remind residents to not place fallen tree debris on road shoulders for pickup. Fallen tree debris on private property is the responsibility of homeowners and not the Leelanau County Road Commission.

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  5. Severe Thunderstorms Possible for Northwest Michigan; Stay Safe...Read the original story

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Michigan State Police

    ... severe damage on Aug. 2. Upon direction of the governor, the MSP/EMHSD amended the declaration to include Leelanau County on Aug. 14. By declaring a "state of disaster," the state of Michigan has made available all state resources in cooperation ...

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  6. Man found drunk in parked vehicle busted for having open alcohol and gunRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | MLive.com

    A 27-year-old Traverse City man was arrested after police found him inside a parked vehicle, allegedly drunk with two open alcohol containers near him and a gun inside the vehicle. Leelanau County sheriff's deputies found the parked vehicle just after 3 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 19 while investigating a report about a driver who was either sleeping or passed out along East Traverse Highway in Solon Township.

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  7. Half-naked man in meerkat T-shirt charges at deputy, is arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | MLive.com

    Police say a Dorr man was highly intoxicated early Tuesday when he charged at a Leelanau sheriff's deputy while wearing nothing but a meerkat T-shirt and a baseball hat. Sheriff's deputies responded about 12:57 a.m. Aug. 18 to the 6200 block of Fouch Road in Leelanau County's Solon Township.

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  8. Partially naked Dorr man in meerkat T-shirt charges at deputy, is arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | MLive.com

    Police say a Dorr man was highly intoxicated early Tuesday when he charged at a Leelanau sheriff's deputy while wearing nothing but a meerkat T-shirt and a baseball hat. Sheriff's deputies responded about 12:57 a.m. Aug. 18 to the 6200 block of Fouch Road in Leelanau County's Solon Township.

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  9. Drop-off site set up for Leelanau County storm debrisRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | UpNorthLive.com

    There is now a drop-off site for Leelanau County residents who still have storm debris to get rid of. Organic debris like brush, wood chips and logs can be taken to Myles Kimmerly Park in Maple City.

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  10. Deputies urge residents to be cautious of disaster relief phone scamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 16 | UpNorthLive.com

    The Leelanau County Sheriff's Office would like to remind residents to be cautions of callers who are asking for money for disaster relief funds. After the devastating storm that caused widespread damage through northern Michigan on August 2, word has spread about the damage it caused.

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  11. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 16 | WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

    Michigan Governor Rick Snyder has added Leelanau County to an earlier disaster declaration for neighboring Grand Traverse County, making state aid available to help with recovery from severe thunderstorms this month. Snyder directed the Michigan State Police on Saturday to amend the disaster declaration.

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  12. Snyder Adds Leelanau County To State Disaster DeclarationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 15 | CBS Local

    ... Send a comment or suggestion to the CBS Detroit web [...] LANSING (AP) - Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has added Leelanau County to an earlier disaster declaration for neighboring Grand Traverse County, making state aid available to help with recovery ...

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  13. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 15 | WSJV-TV South Bend

    Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has added Leelanau County to an earlier disaster declaration for neighboring Grand Traverse County, making state aid available to help with recovery from severe thunderstorms this month. Snyder directed the Michigan State Police on Saturday to amend the disaster declaration.

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  14. Gov. Snyder adds Leelanau County to state of disaster declarationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 15 | UpNorthLive.com

    Gov. Rick Snyder has directed the Michigan State Police to amend the declaration of the state of disaster for Grand Traverse County to include Leelanau County. The severe thunderstorm on August 2 caused widespread damage in both counties.

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  15. Popular Sleeping Bear trail reopens 12 days after stormsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | MLive.com

    ... Synder on Friday, Aug. 14, extended a disaster declaration to include not just Grand Traverse County, but Leelanau County as well. "As more information has come in about lingering impact, we are striving to help Leelanau County to ensure residents ...

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  16. Gov. Rick Snyder adds Leelanau County to disaster declaration to help with storm damageRead the original story

    Friday Aug 14 | State of Michigan

    LANSING, Mich. Gov. Rick Snyder today directed the Michigan State Police to amend a recent disaster declaration for Grand Traverse County to include Leelanau County after severe thunderstorms caused widespread damage in both counties on Aug. 2. "Last week's severe storms took a toll on homes, businesses, public roads and public buildings throughout Grand Traverse and Leelanau counties," Snyder said.

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  17. State of disaster declaration expanded to Leelanau CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Michigan Radio

    ... Grand Traverse County, supplying state aid to the cleanup efforts. On Friday he extended the designation to Leelanau County as well.

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  18. Deputies investigate possible breaking and entering in Leelanau CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | UpNorthLive.com

    Deputies are asking for your help with an investigation in to a possible breaking and entering or illegal entry of a pole barn in Empire Township. According to the Leelanau County Sheriff's Office, an 18-year-old witness went outside to a pole barn, turned on a light and saw two unknown men inside.

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  19. MI: Learn More About BATA in Suttons BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Mass Transit

    Aug. 11--TRAVERSE CITY -- Bay Area Transportation Authority officials invite locals and tourists alike to enjoy a bite to eat and learn about the public transit service's Suttons Bay Village Loop at its Sliders and Riders event. Officials will be on hand Wednesday from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at VI Grill to provide information about the route that runs daily from Suttons Bay to Traverse City and includes the bike-n-ride service that connects cyclists to the TART Trails through the fall colors season.

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  20. Gov. Rick Snyder declares state of disaster for Grand Traverse County after severe stormsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | MLive.com

    ... 2, producing damaging winds that toppled power lines and left thousands of residents without power. Nearby Leelanau County was also hit hard when straight-line winds of 80 to 100 mph ripped through Glen Arbor and the Sleeping Bear Dunes National ...

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