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Benzie OKs Eliminating Its Planner

September 18, 2008 | By Glenn Puit

Board vote heightens furor over competence, personality, and process...

Benzie’s Battle Over Dual Directors Reaches a Crossroad

September 11, 2008 | By Glenn Puit

Budget committee’s push to eliminate planning director stirs intense controversy...

McKibben: To Spread the Word, Push a Number

September 10, 2008 | By Glenn Puit

350.org will put worldwide pressure on next climate summit...

Grand Survey: In-Town Growth Is Best

August 28, 2008 | By Glenn Puit

Results to help shape ‘Vision Decision’ scorecard...

Different Shade of Green Stalls State Energy Reform

July 30, 2008 | By Glenn Puit

Lawmakers gut efficiency, renewable power mandates and reduce customer choice...

House Green Energy Package Raises Questions

May 22, 2008 | By Glenn Puit

Last minute changes, Senate doubts threaten jobs-boosting bill...

Grand Vision: Where Red and Blue Meet

May 2, 2008 | By Glenn Puit

Transportation session previews May’s five county workshops...

Pricey Lawsuits Hound Local Governments’ Growth Decisions

April 28, 2008 | By Glenn Puit

So far, Bear Creek owes $388K in legal costs for resisting sprawl...

Townships: Sprawl, Big Boxes May Be Best Bet for Jobs

March 3, 2008 | By Glenn Puit

But expert studies point in opposite direction...

Two Benzie Townships Making Room for Sprawl

February 27, 2008 | By Glenn Puit

Experts say new plan’s vague wording won’t control development...

Grand Vision Workshops Crack the 1,000 Mark

February 14, 2008 | By Glenn Puit

Continued high turnout heartens project’s sponsors...

County’s Secrecy Agreement with Firm Draws Fire

January 24, 2008 | By Glenn Puit

Company’s business plan, founder’s past also raise questions...

Can Emmet Think Outside the Box?

January 12, 2008 | By Glenn Puit

Likely Meijer approval raises stakes for county’s Comprehensive Plan...

Benzie Pushing to Halt Its Crisis

December 12, 2007 | By Glenn Puit

But dispute over who runs planning and zoning continues...

Report Offers Route to Cut Petoskey Traffic

December 7, 2007 | By Glenn Puit

Existing roads, tight zoning, bike paths, transit could solve problem...

Can Benzie Conquer a Big Divide?

November 9, 2007 | By Glenn Puit

As sprawl heads its way, county hopes summit will boost regional thinking...

Mining Company Lobbied Hard in U.P., Lansing

September 19, 2007 | By Glenn Puit

Opponents say it influences permitting process, lawmakers say ‘Not so’...

Will State Allow Sulfide Mining Under U.P. River?

September 14, 2007 | By Glenn Puit

Green groups fear DEQ may ignore law they helped write...

Industrializing the Wild U.P.

September 14, 2007 | By Glenn Puit


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