People will be able to rent the event center for private events. The facility will allow park goers to enjoy a new observatory, indoor programming space, a kitchen and – for the first time- on sight bathrooms.
Mary Stewart Adams is the program director for the Headlands Dark Sky Park in Emmet County. She said the event center is a necessity in order for the Headlands to function properly.
“Having the bathrooms as basic as it may seem is a really big thing, because we have thousands of people coming from around the world and for them not to have the facility is challenging. But still we’ve been managing with a high level of good will.”
Adams said the event center will open in June. She says construction of the facility cost seven-million dollars.
If you’re living in Emmet County, you probably already know about the new wheeled carts. In fact, they’re probably already sitting in your garage or at the end of the driveway.
Construction is underway for a boardwalk and event center at the Headlands Dark Sky Park in Emmet County.
The national championship is scheduled this weekend in Emmet County. The county will also host the annual assessment race that determines who will make the U.S national team.
Emmet County is looking to help community members who struggle with gambling addictions. Revenue from the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians has been earmarked for a gambling addiction treatment program.
Under a state compact with the tribe, two percent of the net revenues from the Odawa Casino are required to be distributed throughout Emmet County. Continue reading
Emmet County is hoping to help address a nationwide shortage of pilots and aircraft mechanics, by teaching high school students to take to the skies.
Harbor Springs, Pellston and Alanson public schools will send upperclassman to the Pellston Airport. Continue reading
Free pet adoption day is Saturday at more than 20 shelters around the state.
Adoption fees will be waived through donations from the Bissell Pet Foundation. Continue reading
A Petoskey lawyer who embezzled more than $100,000 from an elderly client was sentenced Monday to up to 20-years in prison.
67-year old Michael Kennedy was convicted of siphoning funds from the victim’s trust, into his own personal checking account. Continue reading
The Headlands International Dark Sky Park in Emmet County has been cleared for a multi-million dollar improvement project.
The park will have a new program facility, observatory and bathrooms. Continue reading
Heading into 2015, Emmet County has new team to help serve the community in times of emergency.
Tuesday is Earth Day, and a unique northern Michigan park is using the occasion to raise awareness about light pollution, or light “spilling” into the sky.
Each year law enforcement across the country set aside time to acknowledge those impacted by crime through observance of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week. This year’s theme is “30 years: Restoring the Balance of Justice.”
If you stuck your head out the door this morning and wondered just how cold it was, meteorologists say in many areas it was record-cold. Snowfall amounts in some areas were also breaking records.