Leelanau County Newswire

Leelanau County Newswire

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  1. Iconic Michigan fishing tug hauled for repairRead the original story

    Friday Jan 29 | National Fisherman

    ... Report with his father, Keith Burnham. The online diary features daily slice of life images from around Leelanau County. The handbuilt trapnet fishing tug, which is owned by the non-profit Fishtown Preservation Society, will have general maintenance ...

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  2. Iconic Michigan fishing tug pulled from water for repairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | MLive.com

    ... Report with his father, Keith Burnham. The online diary features daily slice of life images from around Leelanau County. The handbuilt trapnet fishing tug, which is owned by the non-profit Fishtown Preservation Society , will have general ...

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  3. Woman faces drug charge after man found dead from gunshot woundRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | MLive.com

    A 31-year-old woman is charged with maintaining a drug house as police continue to investigate a fatal shooting at the Leelanau County home where she lived. When they arrived, they found marijuana and cocaine in the residence.

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  4. CommentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 15 | White Lake Beacon

    Mark Walter, a former Leelanau County Commissioner and current chairman of the Leelanau County Brown Field Redevelopment Authority, Thursday night announced his candidacy for the Republican nomination for the 101st District of the Michigan House of Representatives. Walter, 51, is a veteran who served 22 years with the Michigan Army National Guard.

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  5. Police suspect man's fatal shooting was accidentalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | MLive.com

    One theory authorities are considering is that children jumping on a bed caused the firearm to go off, wounding White, authorities said. Leelanau County Sheriff Mike Borkovich told MLive and The Grand Rapids Press that the death was initially called suspicious because of narcotics, including suspected cocaine and marijuana, that were found in the residence and on White's person.

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  6. Sheriff's department looking for driver who hit and killed 2 dog in Northern MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 13 | MLive.com

    Animal control authorities in Leelanau County are seeking the public's help in finding a driver who struck and killed two dogs this week. The dogs, both golden retrievers, were hit by a car Monday night on South Lake Leelanau Drive, north of the intersection with Bingham Road, in Bingham Township.

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  7. Tuesday's most dangerous areas of Michigan weather outlinedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 11 | MLive.com

    ... will have dangerous driving conditions Tuesday. The most dangerous weather area in Lower Michigan runs from Leelanau County south through Muskegon, Big Rapids, Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo and far southwest Lower Michigan. Travel in the most dangerous ...

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  8. New storm brings dangerous Tuesday travel to MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 11 | MLive.com

    ... be able to eclipse one foot of total snow. Also, much of northwest Lower Michigan will get heavy snow. Leelanau County, Benzie County and much of the Traverse City area could get a total of 10 to 15 inches by Wednesday morning. If you can schedule ...

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  9. Former worker guilty in $233K theft of tribe's computer equipmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | MLive.com

    ... Indians and then resold the equipment for his own gain. The thefts occurred between 2008 and 2012 in Leelanau County. John Agar covers crime for MLive/Grand Rapids Press E-mail John Agar: [email protected] and follow him on Twitter at ...

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  10. Dog tasered: Bites good Samaritan, attacks police, paramedics who were helping ownerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2015 | MLive.com

    ... at 7:54 p.m. Monday, Dec. 9, in the 300-block of North Lincoln Street in the Village of Suttons Bay. Leelanau County sheriff's deputies and Suttons Bay Emergency Medical Services responded to a report of a woman on the ground, convulsing. A nearby ...

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  11. State's top court takes case involving road responsibilityRead the original story

    Nov 24, 2015 | Northern Michigan News

    ... Wednesday in a dispute over responsibility for parallel parking lanes on a popular stretch of M-22 in Leelanau County. The case involves a Detroit-area woman who stepped into a depression and broke her ankle while walking to her car in Suttons Bay. ...

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  12. Ex-tribal council member convicted of sex crimesRead the original story

    Oct 23, 2015 | Northern Michigan News

    A former member of a northern Michigan Indian tribe's council has been convicted of criminal sexual conduct charges involving a girl. A Leelanau County jury found Derek Bailey guilty Friday of two counts of second-degree criminal sexual conduct, but not guilty of three counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct involving another girl.

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  13. Ex-tribal council member convicted of sex crimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2015 | WSJV-TV South Bend

    A former member of a northern Michigan Indian tribe's council has been convicted of criminal sexual conduct charges involving a girl. A Leelanau County jury found Derek Bailey guilty Friday of two counts of second-degree criminal sexual conduct, but not guilty of three counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct involving another girl.

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  14. Fine clothes, fine wine in Suttona s BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2015 | WOODTV.com

    SUTTONS BAY, Mich All week, we've been highlighting getaway ideas in the Traverse City area , a part of Northern Michigan that has a lot to offer and today, we're taking a trip off the beaten path. You may've heard of a place called Sutton's Bay, it's sometimes called the gateway to Leelanau County, which is part of Michigan's famous wine country.

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  15. Forest fire experts evaluate downed-tree risk from Sleeping Bear Dunes storm damageRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | MLive.com

    ... when the trees dry. The Aug. 2 storm, with winds approaching 100 mph, knocked down thousands of trees in the Leelanau County area and temporary closed scenic drives and the D.H. Day Campground. Fire officials say homeowners can help protect their ...

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  16. Road-rage suspect's return to crime scene leads to drunken-driving arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2015 | MLive.com

    Police were investigating the road-rage report when the suspect driver showed up at a gas station parking lot, Leelanau County sheriff's deputies say.

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  17. Missing Lake Michigan kiteboarder blown off course, safe on shoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2015 | MLive.com

    ... show up, he took a vehicle back to Leland where the friend had parked his vehicle. He was not there, either. Leelanau County sheriff's deputies began searching the shoreline east of Pyramid Point. A deputy then spotted a kiteboard near Bohemian Road ...

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  18. State Emergency Operations Center DeactivatedRead the original story

    Sep 18, 2015 | 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 made available all state resources in cooperation with ...

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  19. Gov. Rick Snyder opens state disaster fund for communities in Grand Traverse and Leelanau countiesRead the original story

    Sep 4, 2015 | State of Michigan

    ... State Police, Emergency Management and Homeland Security Division 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 with ...

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  20. Gov. Rick Snyder proclaims September as Michigan's Preparedness MonthRead the original story

    Sep 3, 2015 | Michigan State Police

    LANSING. Gov. Rick Snyder has proclaimed September as Preparedness Month to encourage Michiganders to plan and prepare for natural and human-made emergencies and disasters.

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