Leelanau County Newswire

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  1. Healthy turbine zoningRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 12 | Northern Michigan News

    ... exceed background sound by 3 dBA. These provisions, and more, have been in place in Centerville Township, Leelanau County for years without legal challenge. Johnecheck v. Bay Township ended wind developer lawsuits against restrictive/exclusionary ...

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  2. Wreck of old boat revealed on Lake Michigan beachRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 8 | WJRT

    ... Traverse City Record-Eagle ( http://bit.ly/1e7DAHe ) that he was walking about a mile north of Glen Arbor in Leelanau County on March 31 when he saw a 40-foot-long string of large, worn wooden objects poking out of the sand. The wreck is north of ...

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  3. Report: Northern Michigan woman arrested for break-ins using lost dog ruseRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 9 | MLive.com

    ... Michigan homes and telling homeowners she was there looking for a lost dog, according to media reports. The Leelanau County Sheriff's Department last Friday released information about a home invasion in which a resident returned to find a woman ...

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  4. Drills will help prepare for severe weather and could save livesRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 9 | UpNorthLive.com

    The event will begin with a law enforcement meeting at 8:30 a.m. at the Leelanau County Sheriff's Office.

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  5. Harsh winter reveals wreck of old boat on Lake Michigan beachRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 8 | Times Herald

    ... Ward Lamphere told the Traverse City Record-Eagle that he was walking about a mile north of Glen Arbor in Leelanau County on March 31 when he saw a 40-foot-long string of large, worn wooden objects poking out of the sand. 'I saw the spine, and the ...

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  6. Wreck of boat that may be more than 100 years old revealed on Lake Michigan beachRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 8 | Detroit News

    ... Ward Lamphere tells the Traverse City Record-Eagle that he was walking about a mile north of Glen Arbor in Leelanau County on March 31 when he saw a 40-foot-long string of large, worn wooden objects poking out of the sand. The wreck is north of ...

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  7. One stuck truck leads to two arrests for drunken driving: Northern Michigan police reportsRead the original story

    Monday Apr 7 | MLive.com

    ... where the pickup got stuck. The 17-year-old damaged the yard by spinning the tires and digging deep ruts, Leelanau County sheriff's deputies said. The teen then left the pickup truck and her passenger, a 25-year-old man, spun the tires himself, ...

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  8. Zebra mussel-killing bacteria could help native species in the Great LakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 1 | Michigan Radio

    ... ruined our Great Lakes to a great extent," she says. Invasive mussels have also been ruining Glen Lake in Leelanau County, to a lesser extent. Litch lives on Glen Lake and is very active in the lake association. She has been following the progress ...

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  9. From floss stuck in teeth to 'face dialing' 911, Northern Michigan dispatchers detail odd callsRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 26 | MLive.com

    Some days the calls that Leelanau County Sheriff's deputies respond to are dangerous or heartbreaking.

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  10. Northern Michigan car crash police reports becoming electronicRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 26 | UpNorthLive.com

    ... able to do it at home on their computer - some people opt to do it by phone," said Sheriff Mike Borkovich of Leelanau County. "We think it's going to be a smooth system. We think it's going to give people the opportunity to have more info quicker." ...

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  11. Dept. of Transportation releases 2014 road repair projects listRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 26 | UpNorthLive.com

    ... closures should be expected from February to June. -M-22: Reconstruct 5 miles from Omena to Northport in Leelanau County, including culvert replacement. Lane closure should be expected from June to October. M-75: Resurface 4.2 miles from Boyne Falls ...

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  12. AT&T 4G LTE Available In Traverse CityRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 25 | Freshnews

    AT&T * has turned on the nation's most reliable 4G LTE network** in Traverse City, bringing customers the latest generation of wireless network technology.

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  13. Lots of Snow U.P. NorthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 25 | WOODTV.com

    ... U.P. is up to 301" for the winter, Painesdale in the U.P. is at 290" and in Lower Michigan, Maple City in Leelanau County leads the list at 247.8". In our area, Holland is up to 150.4", Muskegon at 131.1", Oshtemo at 120.1", Grand Rapids at 114.1", ...

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  14. Man falls through ice while trying to rescue dogRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 25 | UpNorthLive.com

    According to the Leelanau County Sheriff's Office, around 4 p.m. on Friday, two dogs wandered into a private marina off of N. West Bay Shore Drive south of Omena.

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  15. Pastor goes through ice saving dog, finger severed in fight, spying...Read the original story

    Monday Mar 24 | MLive.com

    ... 40 year-old Solon Township woman is in jail after she was arrested for assaulting two men Saturday morning. Leelanau County Sheriff's deputies were sent to Munson Medical Center to investigate the report of a man who had the end of a finger severed ...

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  16. Outdoors: An adventure, by foot, over Lake Michigan iceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 23 | Detroit Free Press

    ... On March 6, Sutherland decided that he would try. Sutherland researched the 16-mile round-trip journey from Leelanau County's mainland to the island for years, even attempting it once. His father tried in 1975, stopped by open water within a mile ...

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  17. Fugitive wanted in three counties arrested in Leelanau CountyRead the original story

    Friday Mar 21 | UpNorthLive.com

    ... Jail until all legal matters are settled in the other counties as well. No charges are being requested in Leelanau County. The stolen car has not been found. It is a silver 2007 Jeep Liberty with Michigan license plate 7GJR01. Anyone with ...

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  18. Commissioners make plans to save dollars for new jailRead the original story

    Mar 19, 2014 | UpNorthLive.com

    ... county jail is $30.00 per day. He says that $12,000 has already been spent in 2014 sending inmates to Leelanau County and Charlevoix County. Bensley says the current facility also causes problems for putting the inmates in their proper areas and ...

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  19. Leelanau County sheriff's blog links suspect to donation jar theft in neighboring countyRead the original story

    Mar 19, 2014 | MLive.com

    A Leelanau County sheriff's blog post about a man who allegedly stole cash from a donation jar helped link the suspect to a similar crime, police said Tuesday, March 18. An Emmet County sheriff's deputy read the blog post and suspected that Gregg Wood, 57, arrested in Leelanau County, was the man spotted on surveillance video taking cash from a ... (more)

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  20. Homeless man took cash out of donation jar in Northern Michigan, police sayRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2014 | MLive.com

    ... into another customer's car then fled the scene. Workers also believed he had taken money from the jar. Leelanau County sheriff's deputies responded, and were told that the man was acting suspiciously while standing near the checkout. Workers said ...

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