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  1. Repurposed outfits to hit catwalk at Northport auditoriumRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Northern Michigan News

    High fashion's beauty is all in the eye of the beholder, especially when it comes to the vision of one group of devoted and creative artisans. A stack of used casino playing cards, a box overflowing with used computer rubble and a mound of broken crayons - dumpster fodder from any angle - littered shelves and tables in Mary Hall's art classroom at Suttons Bay High School.

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  2. Repurposed outfits to hit catwalk at Northport auditoriumRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Washington Times

    High fashion's beauty is all in the eye of the beholder, especially when it comes to the vision of one group of devoted and creative artisans. A stack of used casino playing cards, a box overflowing with used computer rubble and a mound of broken crayons - dumpster fodder from any angle - littered shelves and tables in Mary Hall's art classroom at Suttons Bay High School.

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  3. Memorial softball tournament held for Brian NachazelRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | UpNorthLive.com

    The 1st Annual Brian Nachazel Memorial Softball Tournament was held at the Cedar Ball Fields in Cedar on Saturday. Nachazel was killed in a car crash back in August at the intersection of Bodus Rd. and Schomberg Rd. in Leelanau County.

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  4. Drunken driver arrested in sheriff's parking lot, trying to bond out drunken friendRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | MLive.com

    ... one of the sheriff's deputies who was involved in the original arrest spotted the Cedar woman's car in the Leelanau County Sheriff's Department's employee parking lot. Police talked to her and told her she wasn't supposed to be driving. She ...

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  5. Woman pleads guilty in steak-knife stabbing of husband over 'fidelity' issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | MLive.com

    Nancy Heffernan pleaded guilty Monday to attempted assault with a dangerous weapon, a Leelanau County court clerk said.

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  6. How much snow did West Michigan get in the last week? Take a lookRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | MLive.com

    ... may have received the most snow at about 27 inches. But other areas along the lakeshore, stretching from Leelanau County down to the state line, were hit pretty hard too. Meteorologists say lake-effect snows were mostly behind the phenomena that ...

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  7. Three Fires Wine Wins Two 'Best-of-Category' Awards for a Second TimeRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 21 | PRWeb

    ... Award as proof that it is truly world class. Although Three Fires Wine resides in and makes their wine in Leelanau County, some of the grapes they use were grown in Southwest Michigan. Only wine made with grapes from the Lake Michigan Shore AVA are ...

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  8. Ice caves show up again near Lake Michigan shorelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | NewsCenter 25

    Glen Arbor resident Eric LaPaugh says the caves aren't quite as big as they were last year. Thirty-foot ice formations were spotted on Leelanau County's shoreline last winter, attracting many visitors.

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  9. Michigan Ice Caves Are BackRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | WILX-TV Lansing

    ... There is a payoff for the exceptionally cold weather in parts of Michigan. Ice caves have returned in Leelanau County. Last year when the ice caves appeared on Lake Michigan they were the talk of the town and one of the biggest winter attractions ...

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  10. Ice Caves Discovered Near Traverse CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

    ... says the caves are not quite as big as they were last year. Thirty-foot ice formations were spotted on Leelanau County's shoreline last winter, attracting many visitors. For people interested in seeing the caves, LaPaugh says to not to walk on the ...

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  11. 30 seconds inside a Northern Michigan ice caveRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | MLive.com

    Glen Arbor resident Eric LaPaugh is familiar with the spot along the Leelanau County shoreline where he ventured into an ice cave over the weekend. If it was summer, the water would have been up to his knees.

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  12. So cold Thursday that it is in rare territoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | UpNorthLive.com

    An airmass that is not far from the coldest we have seen in the past 20-30 years is on the way in Wednesday night through early Friday. Along with that lake effect snow bands will target the lakeshore from Leelanau County south.

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  13. Woman hospitalized after driver rear-ends patrol carRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | UpNorthLive.com

    According to the Leelanau County Sheriff's Office, Deputy Mary Patterson was in her patrol car waiting for a tow truck to get a vehicle out of a ditch. Deputy Patterson had all her lights activated when a 70-year-old Northport man came around the curve and hit the patrol car.

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  14. Lost case was alleged motive for ex-prosecutor who pleaded guilty to soliciting murder of lawyerRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 10 | ABA Journal

    ... h unlawful intent. Gomery had worked as an assistant prosecutor in Traverse County in the early 1990s and as Leelanau County Prosecutor from 1997 to 2000.

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  15. Sex assault victim files Title IX lawsuit against Traverse City Area Public SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | MLive.com

    ... included two images of her bare breasts. Around that time, she performed oral sex on him in her car in Leelanau County. The lawsuit claims the student, who is now 18, was ostracized at school and in the community after the allegations against Placek ...

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  16. From the Daily: A protected campusRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | The Michigan Daily Online

    Recently, outbreaks of measles - a disease which was formerly classified as eradicated - have emerged in areas throughout the country, including Grand Traverse and Leelanau counties in Michigan. The resurgence of preventable diseases, like measles and pertussis, corresponds with a disturbing trend in which an increasing number of individuals are refraining from vaccinations for themselves and their children.

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  17. Measles In Michigan: Vaccination Waivers by CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | Patch.com

    ... with waivers for the 2013-2014 school year in select southeast Michigan counties. The highest rate was in Leelanau County, where nearly 1 in 5 children had received waivers for childhood vaccinations. Only one county, Keewanaw, had no waivers. So ...

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  18. Ex-Prosecutor Pleads Guilty In Murder Plot Against LawyerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 7 | CBS Local

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  19. Clarence Gomery pleads guilty ahead of trial in Traverse City murder-for-hire caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | MLive.com

    ... former client of Gomery's whom the accused lawyer represented in a 2008 car accident case. Gomery served as Leelanau County Prosecutor from 1997 to 2000, and as Grand Traverse County assistant prosecutor from 1991 to 1993. Garret Ellison covers ...

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  20. Mess of snow sleet and freezing drizzle this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | UpNorthLive.com

    ... from Petoskey-Gaylord-Tawas City including the Eastern U.P. An inch is possible south of there to Northern Leelanau County east across to the Grayling region. Further south less than an inch to no accumulation is expected for places like ...

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