Don’t Miss it! This week the Michigan Historic Preservation Network will be hosting its’ 37th annual conference here in Emmet County. More than 400 people from around the state are expected to attend events at North Central Michigan College and other facilities in the area. The conference… Read More
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
Sarah Shuman, long-time resident of Emmet County, will be leading the Communications and Web Site Development position for the county on a contractual basis. Ms. Shuman has more than twenty years of experience in marketing and communications and holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing from… Read More
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’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
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
Improvements continue to be made to Emmet County’s online property search programs, and the newest enhancement now allows users to view the zoning code for each property. Emmet County’s Planning and Zoning Director Tammy Doernenburg announced the addition this week, adding that… 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
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
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
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