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
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
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
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
Holiday spirit will be in the air with the 2015 Stafford’s Downtown Petoskey Holiday Parade, Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015 at 10 a.m. The parade will wind through Downtown streets and end at the Perry Hotel, where children will have those all-important conversations with Santa.
Downtown Petoskey… Read More
We are pleased to present Emmet County’s new web site, which has been under development for a number of months as we moved to a responsive design. You will find all the same services and features from the previous version of the County web site on this new platform. You’ll find some new… Read More
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
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
A lifetime committed to preserving and sharing Emmet County’s history. A group of Pellston teachers who encourage their kids to learn and write about history. A brewery that restored an historic building and brought its past back to life for the current generation. A prolific writer who has spent… Read More
Each month, Emmet County Veterans Affairs Director Jim Alton writes a column with news for vets and their families. Here is his September column.
To read past columns, click here.
Reconstructing lost Army records
A fire in 1973 destroyed 80 percent of Army personnel records for soldiers discharged… Read More
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