Leelanau County Newswire

Leelanau County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Leelanau County, MI.

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  1. Coast Guard video shows kayaker's rescue after six stormy hours in Lake MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | MLive.com

    A kayaker spent six hours in Lake Michigan during Sunday's storms before the U.S. Coast Guard found and rescued him. The brother of the 33-year-old kayaker called Leelanau County 911 around 5:25 p.m. Sunday, to report his brother missing.

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  2. Storm Cleanup Begins in Several Michigan Counties; State Police Remind Michiganders to Use CautionRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | State of Michigan

    ... their emergency operations plans and administering local aid and assistance. Glen Arbor Township in Leelanau County experienced heavy tree damage and downed power lines. The National Weather Service (NWS) will be surveying the site today to ...

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  3. Watch storm tear across Northern Michigan beach and houseRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | MLive.com

    ... to thousands of residents. Especially hard hit were Sleeping Bear Dunes, Glen Arbor and numerous spots in Leelanau County. Grand Traverse County also has widespread power outages on Sunday evening and declared a state of emergency Monday. Although ...

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  4. Clean-UpRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WOODTV.com

    As of 10:45 am - a total of 91,548 Consumers Energy customers are without power . That includes 75.8% of Kalkaska Co., 61.1% of Leelanau County, 45.5% of Grand Traverse Co., 36.7% of Missaukee Co., 34.5% of Wexford Co., and 31.3% of Antrim Co.

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  5. Storms packing damaging winds spawn tornado in MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WSJV-TV South Bend

    ... r about the size of a softball. MLive.com reports a motorist had multiple injuries a tree fell on his car in Leelanau County. Authorities say rescuers carried him to a boat, which took him across Glen Lake to an ambulance.

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  6. Rescuers use boat to reach ambulance after motorist injured when tree falls on car in stormRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | MLive.com

    The victim suffered multiple injuries in Sunday, Aug. 2, crash in Leelanau County.

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  7. Rain, wind leaves hundreds without power in Bay CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | MLive.com

    According to Consumers Energy, 736 of their Bay County customers were without power as of 4 a.m. Monday, Aug. 3, due to the previous day's inclement weather. An outage map available here indicates the areas most affected in Bay County are in Merritt Township and Pinconning.

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  8. Power still out for hundreds in CalhounRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Battle Creek Enquirer

    Power still out for hundreds in Calhoun Overnight storms knocked out power in spots across Lower Michigan Check out this story on battlecreekenquirer.com: http://bcene.ws/1SBH48p More than 500 Consumers Energy customers were still without power this morning after storms knocked down trees and power lines overnight. The Jackson-based utility company said it had 581 customers that still needed to be reconnected to the power grid this morning.

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  9. See storm devastation around Sleeping Bear Dunes, Glen ArborRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | MLive.com

    ... every time a tree fell, it hit a power line." Consumers Energy's outage map reports about 61 percent of its Leelanau County customers are without power, or about 7,357 residents. The earliest time of power restoration for most is 4 p.m. Thursday, ...

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  10. Sleeping Bear Dunes, Glen Arbor ravaged by severe weather; parts of park closedRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | MLive.com

    ... Michigan Sunday night. Especially hard hit were Sleeping Bear Dunes, Glen Arbor and numerous spots in Leelanau County. Grand Traverse County also has widespread power outages on Sunday evening. The following areas within Sleeping Bear Dunes National ...

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  11. Powerful storms spawn tornado in MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | CBS News

    ... In the northern Lower Peninsula, storms started around 10 a.m. Sunday and lasted for about 12 hours. The Leelanau County community of Glen Arbor was hit hard by winds. Power outages were reported in Traverse City, where a free outdoor movie was ...

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  12. Dozens of artists set up easels, prepare to paint northern MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | UpNorthLive.com

    Artists from all over are gathering in Glen Arbor as they prepare to paint the beautiful views for the 7th annual Plein Air Weekend. Thursday morning 7&4's Alyssa Hearin was live from Leelanau County to tell us how we can get in on the scenery.

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  13. Cherries spill in roadway, neighbors collect stragglersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | UpNorthLive.com

    Residents in Leelanau County got a sweet surprise that one 12-year-old boy said he's never seen before. Cherries covered South West Bay Shore Dr. in Suttons Bay Tuesday afternoon after a truck from Chimoski Farms spilled multiple bins of cherries all over the roadway.

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  14. Task force seeks to bring affordable housing to Northern MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | Michigan Radio

    ... to attract developers to provide more affordable housing." Wessel says as it stands now, many workers in Leelanau County have to spend up to 60% of their take-home pay on housing and transportation, "and that's just not affordable." Businesses are ...

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  15. Stateside for Monday, July 27, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | Michigan Radio

    ... Northern Michigan's tourism industry is huge, but workers are having a hard time finding places to live. Leelanau County Commissioner Ty Wessel joins us to talk about the newly created affordable housing task force and its goals in the area. Grand ...

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  16. Two shipwrecks, historic pier discovered near NorthportRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | UpNorthLive.com

    Archaeologists say they discovered two shipwrecks and the substantial remains of a historic pier under the water in Leelanau County. The discovery was made by a team of International students attending the Nautical Archaeology Society International Field School.

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  17. Hundreds bike to Suttons Bay for 15th annual Tour de TARTRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | UpNorthLive.com

    ... together, experience the ride on the trail through the orchards and the vineyards and the rolling hills in Leelanau County." Besides being a fundraiser for the TART Trails, it's a way to bring awareness to the trail and get friends and families ...

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  18. Stunning roll cloud spotted near Northern Michigan's Beaver IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | MLive.com

    ... leading storms. Several other shots of the impressive cloud were taken farther southwest on the ground near Leelanau County's Peterson Park, near Northport. Andrew Krietz covers breaking, politics and transportation news for MLive and The Grand ...

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  19. Woman sentenced to jail because of her dogRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | UpNorthLive.com

    According to the Leelanau County Sheriff's Office, residents of the village of Empire were complaining about Mary Wreford's dog. Residents were upset that Wreford's dog had been confronting other people with leashed dogs as they walked in the area.

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  20. Dog owner, 69, jailed after German shepherd runs looseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | MLive.com

    ... dog was not kept under Wreford's control and would confront others who walked with leashed dogs in the area, Leelanau County sheriff's deputies said. During a hearing Tuesday, July 14, in 86th District Court, Wreford was found guilty of violating ...

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