September 18, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Lake’s return nearly complete

Heavy snowfall and lake ice last winter is expected to join with above-average rainfall this summer to finally break a 15-year stretch of below-average water levels in Lake Michigan. More...

Special Sections

Sports

Lakers ride off with district title again

The Glen Lake girls equestrian team repeated as District 18 Division C champions. Now coach Molly Helfrich and Co., led by four seniors, want to take the next step — win the regionals and advance to the state finals next month. More...

Norsemen prep for Harbor Springs, homecoming

Suttons Bay will host Harbor Springs’ entry into the Northern Michigan Football League Friday at the Norsemen homecoming. The Norsemen will enter the game with a 2-1 overall record, and 1-0 in conference play with a 29-20 win over Frankfort. More...

Suttons Bay regroups, holds off Panthers

Gut check time for the Suttons Bay football team came with a 14-14 score, 44 degrees and drizzle. “I told them, first of all, pick your heads up, and second, let’s score right now and get it back,” said Norsemen coach Joe Trudeau. More...

Life in Leelanau

WALKING the WALK

Along the county shores

Ronda Coleman is taking in the best of what Leelanau County has to offer. Since April, the 34-year-old Bingham Township resident has covered more than half the 100 miles of Lake Michigan shoreline outlining the Leelanau peninsula. More...

County youth taking aim at special weekend deer hunt

There is no doubt that Ray and Hunter Kellogg will be hunting Saturday night. The only question will be which blind they’ll sit in. More...

County Cuisine

Art’s offers hearty, tasty stew

As the cold weather arrives, Bonnie Nescot, owner of Art’s Tavern, brings us this comfort dish that is sure to warm up the family. And the best part ... all of the ingredients can be found at your local market! More...

Views

our opinion

Recycling can pay for itself The irony was not lost on Eric Lind, a member of the Leelanau County Solid Waste Council and county Republican Party chair. (Please note that Mr. Lind was improperly identified in a story last week. More...

Noonan left his mark on many in this community

A column

Leelanau County lost the last of a breed on Sept. 9 when Glen Noonan died. More...

Band chairs gone and so is life lesson opportunity

The worst thing that ever happened to education was the discovery by politicians that the electorate believes the issue is a top priority. More...

Leelanau Log

leelanau log

Real estate transfers recorded in county Aug. 21 Classic County Inns LLC to Daniel J. Jess and Nancy G. Jess, one unit, Camp Firefly Cabins, Glen Arbor Township (Valuation Affidavit Filed). Aug. 25 More...

Events signal busy start to autumn

Fall temperatures — and just a hint of accompanying color in Leelanau’s hillsides — are preceding Tuesday’s official arrival of autumn. But things are heating up throughout the county in anticipation of the fall color season. More...

Trail lawsuit planned

The Little Traverse Lake Property Owners Association plans to sue the National Park Service in an effort to stop the Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail from going through their neighborhood. More...

 

Local News

Northport closer to accepting golf course

The Northport Village Council may approve an agreement to accept the recently opened Northport Creek Golf Course as a donation at its next meeting. More...

Talk of increasing recyling fee fades

An effort to increase the per-household fee paid by property owners in Leelanau County for recycling services turned out to be short lived. More...

Village wants to build new hall

The Village of Suttons Bay may begin two major building projects in the coming year – construction of a new Village Hall to replace the old one on Front Street and a new Department of Public Works building near the village’s wastewater tr More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Glen Melvin Noonan 1926-2014

Funeral services were held Saturday, Sept. 13, at Empire United Methodist Church for Glen Melvin Noonan of Maple City who died Sept. 9 at his home. He was 87. Glen was born Nov. More...

Leo Panek

A funeral Mass was held Tuesday at Immaculate Conception Church in Traverse City for Leo Panek of Traverse City, who died Sept. 12 at Traverse Manor. He was 92. Leo was a 4-H leader in Leelanau County, where he taught woodworking. More...

COURTNEY J. ESHLEMAN

1980 - 2014 NORTHPORT - Courtney Ja-Sue Eshleman, of Northport, departed this life at the young age of 34 on September 14, 2014 and is now reunited with her beloved parents. More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

coming events

TODAY 9 a.m. — Leelanau Clean Water: County Government Center; Suttons Bay. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. — Leland Farmer’s Market: Leland School. 10-11 a.m. — Overeaters Anonymous: 271-1060 for more info.; Leland Township Library, E. More...

Letters

PAC money not needed here

To the Editor: I read Mr. Kish’s letter .. “We need to vote money out of politics, government” with great interest. More...

Kudos to Carlson’s column

To the Editor: Kudos and thank you to Eric Carlson for his article last Thursday. Semper Fi! Mary Amy & Dave Vivian N. Yacht Club Drive Suttons Bay More...

Wage peace and vote this mid-term

To the Editor: Mary Bowen wrote on Sept. 11 to let us know that President Obama is really Superman. More...

Courts

86th District Court

Chief Judge, Michael S. Stepka • Judge, Michael J. Haley • Judge, Thomas J. Phillips

Steven J. Wonegeshik, 49, 2299 Nish Nah Bah, Suttons Bay — Pleaded guilty to probation violation; to serve six days in jail with credit for one day; probation terminated unsuccessful; all fines and costs preserved. More...

Magistrate Court

Melissa L. Edingfield, 46, 1295 Keystone Road North, Traverse City — Defective equipment; $95 fines and costs suspended. Wayne D. Hammons, 52, 2839 Big Timber Dr., Grand Rapids — Expired boat registration; $120 fines and costs. Gary R. More...