Leelanau County Newswire

Leelanau County Newswire

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

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  1. Northern Lights Show Up for SummerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Patch.com

    This photo from March shows the Northern Lights was taken in March by Guy Strong, who lives in Cedar, MI, just north of Traverse City. The images were taken in Leelanau County on Good Harbor Bay.

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  2. Hugs, flat fires lead to drunken driving arrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | MLive.com

    ... intoxication and was arrested after failing field sobriety tests. She was not hurt in the crash. Meanwhile, Leelanau County sheriff's deputies arrested a Pontiac man for drunken driving late Wednesday night after he pulled his vehicle to the road ...

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  3. Make waves with a new exercise routineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | UpNorthLive.com

    Every season has its own variety of outdoor activities and if you like being out on the water you still have time to pick up a new summer sport. Wednesday morning 7&4's Alyssa Hearin was live from Leelanau County with the Lake Leelanau Rowing Club to show us what it takes to learn to row like a pro.

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  4. Spruce budworm attacking northern Michigan treesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | UpNorthLive.com

    The Department of Natural Resources is warning people about the spruce budworm, and they're saying it's going to be another bad year because there are so many affecting the trees. "If you have them, it's undeniable that something's going on," said Karen Fujisawa, Leelanau County resident.

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  5. Plans for rave party at Sleeping Bear Dunes fizzle after police take proactive measureRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | MLive.com

    ... ranger at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, said the large gathering was canceled at the last minute. Leelanau County sheriff's officials announced the day before the party on the department's blog that a multi-agency traffic enforcement ...

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  6. Up North Pride Announces Pride Week 2015Read the original story

    Saturday Jun 6 | PRWeb

    ... designer known for his love of automotive design in particular. Both are seasonally in Detroit and Leelanau County. "This coming June brings high expectations for our state and our Northern Michigan community as the highest court deliberates the ...

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  7. Brothers get prison in cocaine delivery caseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | MLive.com

    Two northern Michigan brothers both have been sentenced to prison for their role in a drug conspiracy, Leelanau County sheriff's deputies said. Police said the two men were involved in a drug conspiracy involving the distribution of cocaine in the Grand Traverse County area.

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  8. Shirtless ex-boyfriend arrested for stalking after 'lurking' near victim's homeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | MLive.com

    A 48-year-old Traverse City man who police said was "lurking" shirtless around an ex-girlfriend's home in the middle of the night landed in jail for alleged stalking and other crimes. Leelanau County sheriff's deputies were called to an Elmwood Township home about 3:10 a.m. Monday, May 25. The resident said an ex-boyfriend was believed to be "lurking" in the area, authorities said.

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  9. Michigan's Best Winery: Tour companies thriving on Leelanau, Old Mission peninsulasRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | MLive.com

    On the wine-rich peninsulas of Leelanau and Grand Traverse counties there is a business that is thriving nearly as much as the wine industry itself. Intermixed with the traditional farms, scenic views and acres of vineyards as far as the eye can see are a countless number of wine tour companies transporting hundreds of eager guests from winery to winery throughout the year.

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  10. A half month's worth of rain fell overnight in spots with more on wayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2015 | UpNorthLive.com

    Overnight rain was impressive with some places picking up more than a half month's worth of rain in about a 6-8 hour period. Topping the list was Maple City in Leelanau County where 2.25" of rain fell Sunday night.

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  11. Michigan's Best Winery: Local legend going strong at Leelanau County's oldest vineyardRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | MLive.com

    It was the spring of 1965 when Rink, then a librarian at Northwestern Michigan College, planted a one-acre test plot of wine grapes in the wilderness of Leelanau County to determine if commercial wine could be made locally. The rest, as they say, is history.

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  12. First safety belt enforcement zone stops multiple vehiclesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2015 | UpNorthLive.com

    The Leelanau County Sheriff's Office had their first in a series of safety belt enforcement zones Monday in Elmwood Township. According to the Leelanau County Sheriff, during the four hour enforcement period three deputies stopped a total of 24 vehicles for safety belt violations, issuing 16 citations and eight verbal warnings for various violations.

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  13. Michigan to honor veterans with fireworks-free celebrationsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2015 | Grand Haven Tribune

    ... County and Lake Hudson State Park in Lenawee County. Other participating parks are Leelanau State Park in Leelanau County, Menominee River State Recreation Area in Dickinson County, Orchard Beach State Park in Manistee County, Rifle River Recreation ...

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  14. CWTA has new director, direction in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | Northern Michigan News

    ... development director of the Bay Area Transportation Authority in Traverse City. Thompson, originally from Leelanau County, joined the CWTA in November 2014 as its interim director. The CWTA board of directors began its search for a new director in ...

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  15. Bellow Island's herring gulls helped get DDT bannedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2015 | Michigan Radio

    ... surprised to learn that tiny Bellow Island (colloquially known as Gull Island, off the shore of Northport in Leelanau County) played a huge role in convincing the government to ban DDT. Jeff Smith is a writer and editor for Traverse Magazine . His ...

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  16. Tribal council member charged with criminal sexual conductRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | WJRT

    ... Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians Tribal Council faces two criminal cases that stem from a Leelanau County sheriff's department investigation after the girls said they were sexually assaulted multiple times.

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  17. Traverse City man dies of injuries in two-vehicle crashRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | MLive.com

    ... vehicle approaching, sheriff's deputies said. Doris Cook was cited for failure to yield the right of way. Leelanau County prosecutors will review police reports once the investigation is complete. John Agar covers crime for MLive/Grand Rapids Press ...

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  18. Bay City VetMed now open at new location with new nameRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | MLive.com

    ... 1,100-square-feet, bringing it to about 2,500-square-feet total. Sheets, whose permanent residence is in Leelanau County's Northport in Northern Michigan, but who also has a home in Saginaw, has been practicing veterinary medicine for 40 years. He's ...

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  19. Two people charged for maintaining drug houseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | UpNorthLive.com

    ... got a tip Thursday of a possible meth house on South Schomberg Road in the Village of Cedar. According to Leelanau County Sheriff's Office, chemicals, components and apparatus used to make methamphetamine were found at the home along with suspected ...

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  20. Drunken driver calls 911, leading to her own arrest, sheriff's deputies sayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 | MLive.com

    ... the call was disconnected, the caller did not respond to numerous calls back to her cellphone, police said. Leelanau County sheriff's deputies were in the area of Peshawbestown Road near McKeese Road, assisting Grand Traverse Band Tribal Police, ...

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