EMMET COUNTY NEWS

2017 SPRING WEIGHT RESTRICTIONS BEGIN TODAY

The Emmet County Road Commission will impose weight restrictions on county roads in Emmet County, effective Monday, February 20, 2017 beginning at 7:00 a.m. More information can be obtained by calling the Road Commission Office at 231-347-8142 and by  ClickingRead More
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INVITATION TO BID: THE ARMED SLOOP “WELCOME”

The County of Emmet is accepting sealed bids for the Armed Sloop “Welcome”, including its mast, rigging, sails, and belaying pins. The Welcome will be SOLD AS IS. All bids will require the bidder to provide information as to its intent and purpose in the… Read More

ECDPW Request For Proposals

The Emmet County Department of Public Works (ECDPW) is seeking proposals from qualified firms to manage hazardous waste collection events, including waste from residents and conditionally exempt small quantity generators in our area. Sealed proposals, marked “SealedRead More

NEXT MSU GOAL SETTING WORKSHOP

The next MSU Goal Setting Workshop the Board of Commissioner's have scheduled will be Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 2:00 p.m.  The workshop will take place in the Board of Commissioners' Room, 200 Division St., Petoskey.

CROOKED RIVER LOCK WILL OPEN FOR THE SEASON APRIL 22ND

The Crooked River Lock will open for the season on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. Click here for the complete 2017 lock schedule

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Winter camping at Camp Petosega; cabins available all year 'round!

Camp Petosega is a favorite summer campground but it's also a great winter destination, as well! Ice fishing, snowshoeing and winter exploration make this Emmet County park and campground an ideal spot to spend a few cozy winter days and nights! The campground has several cabins that are open in the winter months available for rent, including Cabins 1, 2, 3 (rustic, electricity no plumbing); and Cabin D (electricity, no plumbing). For photos of the cabins and rental information, visit www.camppetosega.org/campsites-cabins/  For park info and reservations, call (231) 347-6536.

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2017 program schedule for Headlands Dark Sky Park now available!

The 2017 program schedule for Headlands has been determined, and you can now review the unique and exciting activities planned at Michigan’s own International Dark Sky Park throughout the months ahead! Please note that a few of the programs will require purchase of a ticket, which is new this year. Also, many of the programs will take place at the new Waterfront Event Center, which has been under construction since mid-2015.  When you access the program page below, scroll through the calendar and find the perfect programs for 2017 stargazing in Emmet County! CLICK HERE FOR THE COMPLETE 2017 PROGRAM SCHEDULE If you have questions about the programs, call Dark Sky Park Program Director Mary Stewart Adams at (231) 348-1713 or email darksky@emmetcounty.org

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