FREE Tire Drop-off courtesy of Emmet County Recycling
Emmet County Recycling (ECR) will be accepting tires for FREE under a grant from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality starting on May 25th, 2016. The goal of the grant is to incentivize the removal of abandoned tires from both public… Read More
We are pleased to share the digital edition of Emmet County’s annual magazine, Imagine 2016! Click on the link below to access the interactive digital version of this publication which represents the best of Emmet County, including our entrepreneurs, families, environmentalists, philanthropists… Read More
Pellston Regional Airport travelers will have a new option for flights this summer, with Delta adding a route to Minneapolis to complement long-standing daily flights to Detroit.
Airport Manager Kelley Atkins said beginning June 9, there will be two flights daily to Detroit Metro (DTW) and one flight… Read More
Michigan veterans’ benefits highlighted
The state of Michigan provides numerous veteran benefits. This section offers a brief description of each of the following benefits:
MICHIGAN VETERAN HOUSING PROGRAMS
There are two Michigan State Veterans Homes, the D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans… Read More
The Emmet County Sheriff’s Office is hosting six free boater’s safety classes in several different communities this summer season. The first course kicks off on June 17 at the Bay Harbor Yacht Club. Additional courses will be held at the Crooked Lake Yacht Club, Irish Boat Shop in Harbor… Read More
McGulpin Point Lighthouse and Historic Site, one of Northwest Michigan’s most historic and scenic parks, is set to reopen for the season, with new offerings that include a Discovery Trail that tells the story of this property over thousands of years.
McGulpin Point will reopen at 1 p.m. on Saturday,… Read More
The winners of the 2016 annual Historical Essay Contest, presented by the Emmet County Historical Commission, have been announced. Both winners are Petoskey Elementary School fourth-graders in the “PALS” enrichment program, under teacher Kathy Slack at Sheridan Elementary School.
First… Read More
During the week of May 9th, the Emmet County Clerk’s Office will be sending out 4,500 Juror Qualification Questionnaires. These names are randomly chosen from names provided to the Clerk’s office of all Emmet County residents with a valid driver’s license or state identification card. The… Read More
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources announced a temporary detour will take place on the North Western State Trail beginning Monday, May 9. The detour will be in place while the Carp Lake River Bridge is being replaced. The project is in the final phase of the 23-mile trail improvement project… Read More
By Tamara Stevens, Special to Emmet County
Carl Lewis, Sr., wears his World War II commemorative jacket with pride. On the right side of the jacket’s front is an embroidered rendering of the Purple Heart, a medal given to soldiers who are wounded in battle. There’s a story that goes along with… Read More
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