2016 Essence of Emmet award winners announced!

Posted on September 30th, 2016
The caretakers of Emmet County’s history were celebrated Sept. 28, 2016 during the third annual Essence of Emmet history awards ceremony in Petoskey. In total, eight individuals were recognized for their contributions to protecting, preserving and sharing the county’s history by the Essence… Read More

Land recording fees increased as of Oct. 1, 2016

Posted on September 29th, 2016
Effective Oct. 1, 2016, recording fees for all documents recorded in the Register of Deeds office will be $30.00 regardless of the number of pages.  The only exception will be if the document assigns or discharges more than one instrument; the $3.00 fee for each instrument after the first reference… Read More

Fall color touring information for Northwest Michigan!

Posted on September 25th, 2016
We are looking forward to the explosion of fall color in Northwest Michigan as are many others! By most accounts, fall color is expected to be a little later than usual this year. Peak fall color for the Emmet County area is expected around Oct. 14-21, according to MLIVE meteorologist Mark Torregrossa,… Read More

‘Bombed but not forgotten’ topic of fall Essence of Emmet program on Sept. 28; annual awards night also planned

Posted on September 24th, 2016
The Essence of Emmet historical collaborative will host its second program of the year on a topic of local intrigue: the intentional bombing of Waugoshance Point lighthouse during World War II. The program will take place on Wednesday, Sept. 28, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Community Building at the Fairgrounds,… Read More

Jim Alton’s September Veterans Affairs column: Supporting veterans and their families in a variety of ways

Posted on September 9th, 2016
Emmet Realtors group raises funds for local vets The Emmet Association of Realtors is kicking off its annual “11-11” campaign on Sept. 11, which culminates with a large donation each year to the Emmet County Veteran’s Affairs office on Nov. 11. Realtors, their affiliates and members of the public… Read More

New Emmet County plat books now available for purchase

Posted on September 6th, 2016
Who owns Emmet County? Thousands of people have a piece of it, and they are listed in the new plat book published by the Emmet County Department of Equalization/GIS with Mapping Solutions. The 2016 book is available for purchase for $27 at the Department of Equalization/GIS Office on the main floor of… Read More

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