New Commissioners take oath of office

Posted on December 30th, 2016
On Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2016 the seven members of the incoming Board of Commissioners were given the oath of office by Clerk Juli Wallin. Pictured are the Commissioners in order of their district (from left):
Toni Drier, District 1; Neil Ahrens, District 2; Charlie MacInnis, District 3; Bill ShorterRead More

Bob Engel hired as Emmet County Civil Counsel

Posted on December 22nd, 2016
  Bob Engel’s career has come full-circle. Engel has been hired to fill the position of Civil Counsel for Emmet County, upon the Dec. 31, 2016 retirement of Kathleen Abbott, who has held the post for 18 years. It was 18 years ago that Engel encouraged the Board of Commissioners to create the position,… Read More

Casino is named ‘Recycler of the Year’ by Emmet Recycling

Posted on December 16th, 2016
Emmet County’s 2016 Recycler of the Year Award winner began recycling long before they opened for business.  “During construction—begun in 2005—one of the requirements the Tribe had was that everything that was recyclable be recycled,” explained Barry Laughlin, Odawa Casino Resort’s… Read More
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Fire at Boyne Highlands Resort Dec. 11, 2016

Posted on December 13th, 2016
Dec. 12, 2016  On Sunday, December 11, 2016, a call came into 911 at approximately, 1:34 a.m., of a fire on the third floor of  Boyne Highlands Main Lodge, Pleasant view Township, according to Sheriff Pete Wallin.  Firefighters from the Harbor Springs Fire Department  and multiple other fire… Read More

New Commissioners attend training

Posted on December 9th, 2016
On Dec. 7, 2016, most of the newly elected Emmet County Commissioners, along with County Administrator Marty Krupa, attended a “New County Commissioner Workshop” in Gaylord, offered by Michigan State University Extension. The workshop is designed to help new Commissioners learn about the… Read More

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