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New Michigan firearm permit law goes into effect Dec. 1, 2015

Posted on November 24th, 2015
Effective Dec. 1, 2015, Michiganians will need to follow a new process to obtain a Concealed Pistol Permit. Emmet County Clerk Juli Wallin explained that the new law will disband gun boards that previously were charged with handling citizen requests for CCW permits. The Michigan State Police will… Read More
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Drop-site hosts given 2015 Recycler of the Year awards

Posted on November 24th, 2015
The hosts of Emmet County’s twelve Recycling Drop Sites were honored Nov. 18 with the County’s Recycler of the Year Award for 2015.  In presenting the awards, Emmet County Recycling (ECR) Director Elisa Seltzer described the drop sites and their hosts as the “backbone” of the much-honored… Read More

EMS staff recognized for heroic efforts in the field; Dr. Charlton honored

Posted on November 23rd, 2015
A group of emergency services workers who saved the life of a baby boy born before the mom could reach the hospital received the “Golden Stork” award today, Monday, Nov. 23, from the Emmet County Ambulance Advisory Committee, presented by Dr. Thomas Charlton, who was also recognized for his contributions… Read More
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Sheriff warns of IRS scam in area

Posted on November 19th, 2015
Emmet County residents have been receiving calls from someone claiming they are the IRS. This is a SCAM. The Emmet County Sheriff’s Office is telling residents: Do not give them any money or personal information. If they leave a message do not call them back. This scam has been going on all over… Read More
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Scenic Michigan awards Emmet County prestigious Scenic Hero Award for 2015

Posted on November 13th, 2015
The Scenic Michigan organization has bestowed its highest recognition, the Scenic Michigan Hero Award, upon Emmet County for 2015, for the county’s efforts to preserve the dark sky and mitigate light pollution at the Headlands International Dark Sky Park and county-wide. “The Headlands International… Read More
E4-P Specialist Jonathan DuBay today, holds a photo album of scenes from his service in Korea.

Emmet County Veteran Jon DuBay

Posted on November 11th, 2015

Jon DuBay: Keeping U.S. Army helicopters running during the Korean War

As a helicopter electrician in South Korea, it was Army E4-P Specialist Jonathan DuBay’s responsibility to ride with the pilot on the first flight after he repaired a grounded aircraft. “If I worked on a helicopter to fix it,… Read More
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