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Educational sessions continue Oct. 6 with Civil Counsel, Register of Deeds

Posted on September 30th, 2016
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 November General Election with contested races. To help prepare the new Commissioners and candidates, Emmet County Administrator… Read More
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Reservations being accepted starting Oct. 3, 2016 for 2017 dates at new Headlands Waterfront Event Center

Posted on September 30th, 2016
Emmet County’s Parks and Recreation Department is pleased to announce that beginning Monday, Oct. 3, 2016, reservations can be made for the Waterfront Event Center at the Headlands International Dark Sky Park for 2017 dates. Callers may reserve dates beginning June 1, 2017 and later. It is important… Read More
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2016 Essence of Emmet award winners announced!

Posted on September 30th, 2016
The caretakers of Emmet County’s history were celebrated Sept. 28, 2016 during the third annual Essence of Emmet history awards ceremony in Petoskey. In total, eight individuals were recognized for their contributions to protecting, preserving and sharing the county’s history by the Essence… Read More
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Series of informational sessions open to the public; next to be held Thursday, Sept. 29

Posted on September 26th, 2016
  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 November General Election with contested races. To help prepare the new Commissioners and candidates, Emmet County Administrator… Read More
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Land recording fees to change as of Oct. 1, 2016

Posted on September 26th, 2016
Effective Oct. 1, 2016, recording fees for all documents recorded in the Register of Deeds office will be $30.00 regardless of the number of pages.  The only exception will be if the document assigns or discharges more than one instrument; the $3.00 fee for each instrument after the first reference… Read More
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Fall color touring information for Northwest Michigan!

Posted on September 25th, 2016
We are looking forward to the explosion of fall color in Northwest Michigan as are many others! By most accounts, fall color is expected to be a little later than usual this year. Peak fall color for the Emmet County area is expected around Oct. 14-21, according to MLIVE meteorologist Mark Torregrossa,… Read More
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‘Bombed but not forgotten’ topic of fall Essence of Emmet program on Sept. 28; annual awards night also planned

Posted on September 24th, 2016
The Essence of Emmet historical collaborative will host its second program of the year on a topic of local intrigue: the intentional bombing of Waugoshance Point lighthouse during World War II. The program will take place on Wednesday, Sept. 28, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Community Building at the Fairgrounds,… Read More
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Harbor Springs resident ‘Moose’ Dunne recalls service in the Merchant Marines

Posted on September 20th, 2016
“My orders were to go to San Mateo and to report on Jan. 15, 1945,” Moose wrote. “My departure for WWII has one image fixed in my mind, that of my mother crying as she and father saw me off to war at the LaSalle Street railroad station.” By Tamara Stevens Maurice “Moose” F. Dunne turned 18 on Nov.… Read More

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