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22 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Sleeping Bear Surf and Kayak celebrates 10 years

The Traverse City Record-Eagle reports that Beryl Skrocki saw a need for such a business when she launched Sleeping Bear Surf and Kayak in 2004 in the Leelanau County lakefront community.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

Elmwood Township man arraigned on child pornography charges [The...

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) July 30--TRAVERSE CITY -- An Elmwood Township man remains behind bars on accusations he sent child pornography over a computer file-sharing network.

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Related Topix: Traverse City, MI, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Grand Traverse County, MI

Mon Jul 28, 2014

MLive.com

Boat burglar's jump into water triggers air, water search before he turns up safe, police say

Police say a teen caught burglarizing boats at Leland Marina jumped into the water and disappeared - triggering a water-and-air search that ended when police got word the teen was already out.

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Related Topix: Traverse City, MI

Fri Jul 25, 2014

MLive.com

Two accused in Northern Michigan meth house bust

Two people were arrested on a charge of maintaining a drug house after deputies found chemicals and equipment used to manufacture methamphetamine, the Leelanau County Sheriff's Department said Friday, July 25. On Thursday, deputies assisted officers from the Traverse Narcotics Team in searching a home on French Road in Centerville Township.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Suttons Bay, MI

Thu Jul 24, 2014

WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

Conflict Of Interest Questioned

A call of 'conflict of interest' has been made by a candidate for Berrien County Commission regarding two acting board members.

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Related Topix: Berrien County, MI, Stevensville, MI

UpNorthLive.com

Social media helps locate accused intruder in Leelanau County

A 25-year-old man, living in Benzie County, was arrested for two related incidents of home invasion near S. Shore Dr. in Suttons Bay Township.

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Related Topix: Suttons Bay, MI, Entertainment

Tue Jul 22, 2014

MLive.com

Crowbar-wielding man tries to assault Craigslist buyer, deputies say

A Leelanau County man was arrested last week for allegedly using a crowbar in an attempted assault of a man who bought a car from a Craigslist ad.

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Related Topix: Benzonia, MI

Mon Jul 21, 2014

ClickOnDetroit

Tickborne diseases on the rise in Michigan

"They're really good crawlers, and they're really stealthy. It's amazing how they can get into some places that you didn't even think that they could get to," said Michelle Rosen from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Michigan Government, Lyme Disease, Medicine, Health, St. Joseph, MI, Entomology, Science

ClickOnDetroit

Ex-prosecutor accused of trying to have lawyer killed

In the late 90s he was Leelanau County prosecutor. Now, he's charged in neighboring Grand Traverse County with solicitation of murder.

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Related Topix: Grand Traverse County, MI, Traverse City, MI

ClickOnDetroit

Former N. Michigan prosecutor accused of murder-for-hire

In the late 90s he was Leelanau County prosecutor. Now, he's charged in neighboring Grand Traverse County with solicitation of murder.

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Related Topix: Grand Traverse County, MI, Lottery, Traverse City, MI

UpNorthLive.com

Man arrested for attempting to assault buyer during Craig's List purchase

A 31-year-old man was arrested for attempting to hurt a buyer during a Craig's List purchase on Thursday in Leelanau County on County Rd 641.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

MLive.com

Accused Traverse City murder-for-hire lawyer backpedals on plan to defend himself

A northern Michigan lawyer accused of soliciting the murder of another attorney has opted for independent counsel after initially planning to represent himself.

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Related Topix: Traverse City, MI, Grand Traverse County, MI

MLive.com

Accused Traverse City murder-for-hire lawyer backpedals on plan to defend himself

A Northern Michigan lawyer accused of soliciting the murder of another attorney has opted for independent counsel after initially planning to represent himself.

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Related Topix: Traverse City, MI, Grand Traverse County, MI

Thu Jul 17, 2014

UpNorthLive.com

Multiple reports of theft from cars in Leelanau County

Seven separate occasions have been reported that their unlocked vehicles had items stolen from them after 11 p.m. in the Timberlee area.

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Related Topix: Suttons Bay, MI, Entertainment

Wed Jul 16, 2014

MLive.com

Traverse City man with diaper fetish sentenced to 30 years in prison

A Traverse City man with a diaper fetish was sentenced Tuesday, July 15, to 30 years in federal prison for sexually assaulting two girls.

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Related Topix: Traverse City, MI, Federal Prisons, Prison

Tue Jul 15, 2014

JD Journal

Attorney Clarence Gomery Charged with Homicide-Solicitation of Murder

On Monday morning, Clarence Gomery was arraigned on a felony charge of homicide- solicitation of murder , according to UpNorthLive.

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Related Topix: Traverse City, MI, Grand Traverse County, MI

Mon Jul 14, 2014

UpNorthLive.com

Lawyer 'saddened' by charges against Clarence Gomery

Clarence Gomery is normally in court to defend a client, but the tables were turned Monday as he faced charges of homicide-solicitation of murder.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Michigan State University, Grand Traverse County, MI

MLive.com

Murder-for-hire plot involving former Traverse City prosecutor unraveled quickly

Authorities moved quickly this weekend after a man allegedly solicited by a Traverse City attorney to kill a fellow lawyer contacted police with details of the murder-for-hire plot.

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Related Topix: Traverse City, MI, Grand Traverse County, MI

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Michigan hops farm thrives as microbrewing industry grows

John Driggs of Mid Michigan Hops shows hops growing on vines in the company's field.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Beer, Drink, Eaton Rapids, MI, Agriculture, Science

Fri Jul 11, 2014

MLive.com

Man on suspended license cited after 5-year-old seen steering vehicle

A Bloomfield Hills man was cited for driving on a suspended license Monday after he was spotted with a child sitting on his lap and steering his vehicle in Northern Michigan.

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Related Topix: Bloomfield Hills, MI

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