Leelanau County

Snyder Adds Leelanau County To State Disaster DeclarationStorms packing high winds swept through northern Michigan on Aug. 2, damaging homes and public facilities.
Northern Michigan Wineries Assess Damage, Sleeping Bear Dunes Area Partially Reopens After StormsSince Leelanau County is recovering from the damage, authorities have limited availability to respond.
Man, 72, Killed When Car Hits Snowmobile In Leelanau CountyAuthorities in northern Michigan say a 72-year-old man was killed when a car hit his snowmobile as he crossed a state highway near Traverse City.
Teen Gets 1 Year In Jail For Fatal 'Catching Air' Car StuntInvestigators say the 17-year-old ran a stop sign in an attempt to catch air and create a roller coaster effect.
Sheriff: Teen Who Wanted To 'Catch Air' Causes Fatal CrashA 16-year-old driver could be facing criminal charges in a deadly two-vehicle crash that authorities say was caused by reckless driving.
Sheriff: Outhouse Bombed At Sleeping Bear DunesAn outdoor toilet has been severely damaged by a bomb at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore in northwestern Michigan.
Michigan's 13th Circuit Court is State's First Fully Electronic CourtSouthfield-based ImageSoft Inc. says its systems have helped make the 13th District Court, which includes Grand Traverse, Antrim and Leelanau counties, the state's first fully electronic court, with the expansion of its electronic case file management system.
Rent-A-Chicken Business Hatches In Traverse CityIt's not out of the ordinary to rent things such as textbooks, power tools and designer dresses. But a chicken?
Sleeping Bear Dunes To Expand Trail With $100k Federal Grant The Sleeping Bear Dunes is picking up a $100,000 federal grant, to expand a trail a little-under five miles.
Leelanau County Pays $625K In Eavesdropping LawsuitThe deputies said the then-sheriff and undersheriff listened to conversations on what employees believed were private phone lines.
Jury Awards $650K To Teen Hurt In Accident A Leelanau County jury has awarded $650,000 to a teenager whose leg was crushed in a cherry orchard accident two summers ago.
Michigan Man Pleads Guilty To Killing PuppyA Mount Pleasant man who police say drunkenly kicked a puppy to death has pleaded guilty in Leelanau County.
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