2017 Organizational Meeting of the Board of Commissioners set for Jan. 3

Posted on December 7th, 2016
Beginning Jan. 1, 2017, six of seven Emmet County Commissioners will be new to the Board. As is done annually, an organizational meeting will be held to determine the annual meeting schedule dates and times, and also members will elect the chair and vice-chair of the Board. The 2017 Organizational Meeting… Read More

Emmet County EMS 2016 year end recap, including run volumes and a look back at operations

Posted on November 30th, 2016
From Larry Hansen, Emmet County EMS Director In November of 2014 I was hired by Emmet County as the new EMS director. At that time I was instructed to start an EMS system and have it ready to operate at 0600 on the first of January 2015.With the groundwork that had been done by the Ambulance Advisory Committee… Read More

Waterfront Event Center update from the Headlands

Posted on November 28th, 2016
The Waterfront Event Center at the Headlands International Dark Sky Park continues to take shape as crews work to hang drywall inside and complete the detailed stone work. Work on the outdoor seating project should be wrapping up by week’s end, and work on the ADA accessible boardwalk is just… Read More

Jim Alton’s VA Column: All military service deserves equal respect

Posted on November 9th, 2016
Web editor’s note: Each month, Emmet County Veterans Affairs Director writes a column about news and issues facing veterans. Below is his November 2016 column. All military service deserves equal respect I’m going to devote some time this month to talk about the increasing incivility among… Read More

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