EVENT: 5/20, Preparing for Great American Eclipse

Posted on May 11th, 2017
This summer, for the first time in nearly 100 years, the shadow of a Total Solar Eclipse will entirely bisect the United States, from “sea to shining sea”. To get ready for this spectacular celestial event, Emmet County’s Headlands International Dark Sky Park is hosting a live interview with… Read More

Emmet-Charlevoix County Fair staff, publications awarded

Posted on January 19th, 2017
The Emmet-Charlevoix County Fair was recognized for excellence during the annual Michigan Association of Fairs and Exhibitions, held recently in Lansing. Volunteer of the Year for Zone 5, which includes 15 fairs from West Branch to Mackinaw City, is Tammy Fettig, a market livestock volunteer with… Read 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

VanBerlo receives state recognition from Code Officials group

Posted on October 18th, 2016
Emmet County Building Official and Building Department Director Martie VanBerlo was recognized by his statewide peers recently with the Code Officials Conference of Michigan’s “Code Official of the Year Award.” Recipients of this award are select for their outstanding contribution to… 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

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