Group looking into traffic issues around Petoskey to meet Jan. 4

By Paul Glahn HARBOR LIGHT NEWSPAPERThe Petoskey Area Transportation Committee (PATC) will hold its second meeting, Thursday, Jan. 4, to continue looking into alleviating traffic congestion in and around Petoskey.The meeting will be held at the Bear Creek Township Hall at 373 N. Division Road in Petoskey at 10 a.m. Members of the community are invited and encouraged to attend.The […]

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Local Business Corner

An occasional column of news items focused on area businesses and business organizations. To submit items for consideration in this column, send information in writing to Harbor Light Newspaper, 211 E. Third St., Harbor Springs, MI 49740; fax: 231-526- 7634; e-mail: The newspaper reserves the right to decide when and if any information is included.To advertise your business,contact Michelle […]

Boat salesman earns fishing trip

Boston Whaler, manufacturers of the unsinkable family fishing boats, has selected Tom Trautman of Irish Boat Shop in Harbor Springs, a spot on their annual fishing trip to Costa Rica, an award he will share with only 27 other Boston Whaler dealers from around the world. He will be getting his passport ready for his April trip to Crocodile Bay […]

Learning The Slopes

Bowling His Age!

Snowmobile Safety Class offered

The Harbor Springs Community Schools 2007 winter classes will soon be getting underway. A reminder to anyone between the ages of 12 and 16 that the Snowmobile Safety class being offered is required if you plan on operating a snowmobile in the state of Michigan.The class will take place on Sat, January 6 from 9 am-4 pm and will focus […]


Mr. and Mrs. John W. Fisher III of Harbor Springs, formerly of Grosse Pointe Woods, announce the engagement of their daughter Lauren Leigh Fisher, to Roger Nelson Hopper, both of Richmond, Virginia. Roger is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Roger G. Hopper of Urbanna, Virginia.Lauren is a graduate of Grosse Pointe North High School, University of Michigan, and has […]

Jan. 1 fun run to be held downtown

The ninth annual New Years Day 5k run/walk will be held again this year in downtown Harbor Springs.The 3.1 mile fun run is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m., Jan. 1, at the corner of Bay and State St. The event will take place regardless of rain, snow or cold temperature, and walkers are welcome.The entry fee is a $5 […]

Seventh grade basketball team falls to Boyne City

The seventh grade basketball team competed at home, Dec. 18, posting an unfortunate loss against the Ramblers of Boyne City. The final score was 19-41.Harbor Springs was led by Kyle Pemberton with six points; Caiden Miller with four points; Scott Morse with four points; Michael Sutton with four points; and Ben Kloss with one point.All the middle school teams will […]