Emmet County’s Parks and Recreation Department is pleased to announce that reservations can now be made for the Waterfront Event Center at the Headlands International Dark Sky Park for 2017 dates.
Callers may reserve dates beginning June 1, 2017 and later.
It is important to note that the Waterfront… Read More
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
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
Beginning Jan. 1, 2017, six of seven Emmet County Commissioners will be new to the Board of Commissioners. The outcomes of two of seven districts are yet to be decided in the November General Election with contested races.
To help prepare the new Commissioners and candidates, Emmet County Administrator… Read More
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
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
“My orders were to go to San Mateo and to report on Jan. 15, 1945,” Moose wrote. “My departure for WWII has one image fixed in my mind, that of my mother crying as she and father saw me off to war at the LaSalle Street railroad station.”
By Tamara Stevens
Maurice “Moose” F. Dunne turned 18 on Nov.… Read More
Emmet County’s interactive mapping has been upgraded, providing more compatibility with mobile technology and no longer requiring users to download Silverlight.
Users can still search by owner’s name, address, or parcel number, or a “wild card” search can be completed by using… Read More
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
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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