Deputy Ben Britton was chosen as the 2016 Emmet County Sheriff’s Office and Walloon Lake Association “Deputy of the Year.” The award was presented last week at Boyne Mountain. According to Sheriff Pete Wallin, Britton was chosen based on the following: How he represents the Sheriff’s… Read More
The Michigan Sheriffs’ Association (MSA) announces that it has unanimously elected Sheriff Pete Wallin of Emmet County to serve as the Secretary-Treasurer of its Board of Directors for the 2017 term, which begins January 1. He was sworn in by Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Robert Young… Read More
‘Triple Fright Night’ details and special McGulpin Point Lighthouse hours
The spookiest time of year can be the most beautiful, too! Emmet County will host the eighth annual Headlands Challenge event at the Headlands International Dark Sky Park in Mackinaw City, on Saturday, Oct. 29.
Dare to… 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 Nov. 8 General Election with contested races.
To help prepare the new Commissioners and candidates, Emmet County Administrator… Read More
For immediate release:
On Tuesday October 18th, 2016, at approximately 10:30 am, Emmet County Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to a two vehicle accident on US-31 North, near Shaw Rd according to Sheriff Pete Wallin. According to a witness, a northbound vehicle, 2015 Chevrolet Cruze driven… Read More
On Saturday, October 15th at approximately 11:12 am the Emmet County Sheriff’s Office was called to a unattended death investigation off of evergreen trail, in Bear Creek Township. Myron Gray, 62 year old resident of Bear Creek Township, was cutting trees with 2 friends when he was struck by part… 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
By Jim Alton, Emmet County VA Director
Petoskey Eagle Scout project helps veterans fly
Tyler Hitner, a junior at the Concord Academy of Petoskey, has raised almost $10,000 to help veterans participate in the Mid-Michigan Honor Flight as a part of his Eagle Scout project. Our congratulations… 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
With just a few short weeks until the General Election on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016, the Emmet County Clerk’s Office has provided sample ballots for Emmet County voters to review prior to Election Day, so voters can learn what is facing them at the polls.
In addition, PDFs of Commissioner and Township… Read More
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