Regional Resources

Emmet County Click Here
Pleasantview Township is one of the many Townships in Emmet County Michigan. Residents and visitors enjoy a variety of seasons, trails, lake access, beaches, recreational activities, and business offerings. Headlands International Dark Sky Park and Trails are located in the northern part of the county.

Emmet County
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UpNorth News and Weather Click Here
Visit the UpNorthLive ABC 7/4 website for “UpNorth” news.

North Country Scenic Trail Click Here
Forty-six miles of the 4,600 mile National Scenic Trail is in Harbor Springs and Pleasantview Township. The trail is the longest national scenic trail that offers year round recreation opportunities. The trail starts in New York and ends in North Dakota linking 7 states, 10 national forests, and 150 public lands. Visit the North County Scenic Trail website for information about the Harbor Springs Chapter.

MSU Extension is a county-based educational arm of Michigan State University, the US Department of Agriculture, and Emmet County.

Our mission is to provide quality, research based educational programs to the citizens of Emmet County. MSU Extension offers educational programming in these areas:
> Agriculture and Natural Resources
> Community and Economic Development
> Family & Consumer Sciences
> 4-H Youth Development
Free webinars are available. See website:

Emmet County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Click Here
If there is an emergency, call 911. Emmet County EMS offers the Assure Program, a membership to help people in our service area save money if they use an ambulance or EMS services. For additional information, including information on veterans’ waivers, call (231) 776-1002.

Office of Emergency Management Click Here
Tri-County: Charlevoix – Cheboygan – Emmet
If there is an emergency, call 911.
The Tri-County organization is a source for information for disaster preparations, notifications, and training. Create a BE ALERT account for local alerts. A Smart911 account is geared to provide First Responders valuable information in an emergency. Hazard Mitigation, Preparation Tips, Kids Zone, Training Events, School Safety, and other Resources continue to evolve.

Great Lakes Energy Outage Map Click Here
Great Lakes Energy’s mission is to deliver reliable electric service at the best possible value for rural Michigan members. However, weather is not always predictable which presents a significant challenge. Visit the Great Lakes Outage Map for the latest summary of customers served and outages.

Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) midrive Click Here
The MDOT midrive website provides information about road construction, closures, incidents, cameras, and more.

Emmet County Recycling Center Click Here
Visit the The Emmet County Recycling Center for information about waste disposal, recycling, composting, shredding, and appointments for disposing of paints and other caustic items. The website lists items that are, and are NOT recyclable. Not all plastic is recyclable. Pizza boxes are generally difficult to, or are not recyclable, particularly when grease and cheese have stained the cardboard. So, let’s put waste in the right place so the Center can continue keeping our community clean!

Michigan Public Service Commision (MPSC) Click Here
The mission of the Michigan Public Service Commission is to serve the public by ensuring safe, reliable, and accessible energy and telecommunications services at reasonable rates. Visit the MPSC for information about utility consumer and regulatory information. Be sure to call MissDig811 before digging! Read the latest news regarding utility applications. Inquiries and complaints about utility bills, utility service, and utility concerns can be made by reaching out to the MPSC staff. Click Here
Visit the State of Michigan website for online services and featured information. Find links for travelers, job seekers, business, health, government, residents, and other State of Michigan information.

Pure Michigan Click Here
The Pure Michigan website maintains several resources for travel planning in Michigan. Trip ideas and information about featured Michigan destinations is available.

Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) Click Here
The Michigan Economic Development Corporation, in collaboration with more than 100 economic development partners, markets Michigan as the place to do business, assists businesses in their growth strategies, and fosters the growth of vibrant communities across the state.