May 24, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Businesses cope as cherry shortage hits markets

Gene and Joan Peyerk wonder if they can charge an extra dollar this summer for cherry pies considering the price of frozen cherries. More...

Sports

No. 2 St. Mary prepped for tourney

Joe Pendergast is having a great year of golf at St. Mary.  But the lanky senior admits his game is like the entire Eagles’ season — still a work in progress.  More...

Norse qualify three relays, two individuals for states

Three relay teams and two individual Norsemen qualified for state competition at the Division 3 regional track meet last week in East Jordan.  Suttons Bay’s boys team finished third in the regional with 66 points, edged by Kingsley and Ben More...

Guillen finds time to juggle two spring sports

Koraima Guillen of Suttons Bay had to forgo her final home soccer match last night to run in the Northwest Conference Championship track meet at Frankfort. It’s one of the prices to pay for playing two sports in the same season.  More...

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coming events

TODAY   10-11 a.m. — Overeaters Anonymous meeting every Thursday (call 271-1060 for more info.): Leland Township Library, E. Cedar Street, Leland.  11 a.m. More...

Letters

Trinity Church to host Dr. Dorrien

To the Editor:   Every year many folks in Leelanau County look forward to the annual Peace Lectures at Trinity Church in Northport.  This year we are having an exceptional speaker, Dr. More...

Enough is enough

To the Editor:   Conflict of interest: “a conflict between the private interests and the official responsibilities of a person in a position of trust.” Webster’s Dictionary, copyright 2002.  More...

Board’s attempt to squelch free speech is wrong

To the Editor:   Thank you to the women of Leelanau Independent Women for democratic Action (LIWda) for bravely proposing a resolution in support of the Move To Amend and a Constitutional Amendment.  I was happy to sit in support of their e More...

Columns

I’m baack! And with a different perspective

A column

Leelanau County wasn’t always a majestic array of winding roads, steep bluffs and mile long roads. More...

Taking the middle ground resolves issues

Engaged and sometime enraged citizens want to know why the two political parties refuse to cooperate with each other. And the corollary to that is, why is there so much partisan bickering in Lansing?  More...

Rustic Inn offers rissole appetizer

This week’s County Cuisine recipe comes from chef/owner Aaron Ackley of the Cedar Rustic Inn in Cedar. The recipe included the following notes. “The Rissole is an appetizer-type item with both French and Italian heritage. More...

‘Tsunami’ help sought by growers

The 2012 cherry crop and its impact on the industry drew some unflattering descriptions Tuesday during a gathering designed to be heard more in Washington than in Leelanau County.  Unprecedented. Complete devastation. Tsunami.  More...

New faces swept into Tribal offices

New members elected to Tribal Council along with a new Tribal Chairman. More...

Spring Cleanup

WORKERS FROM Kalchik Disposal help Suttons Bay Township resident Pete Leabo, left, unload trash during the township’s annnual “spring cleanup” during which township residents may du More...

Special Sections

Local News

Hartwig awarded Pagel scholarship

Sarah Rae Hartwig a 2012 Suttons Bay graduate has been awarded the DKG, Phi Chapter’s Geraldine Pagel scholarship.  Currently enrolled in the Traverse Bay Area Intermediate School District’s Career Tech Teacher Academy, Sarah plans t More...

Township to refinance bond on public safety building

A resolution authorizing the refi- nancing of outstanding debt on the public safety building in Glen Arbor was approved last week.  More...

Lake Leelanau couple announce daughter’s birth

Joshua Deters and Sarah Bordeaux of Lake Leelanau are the parents of a baby girl born April 26 at Munson Medical Center in Traverse City.  Irie Rose weighed 7 lbs. More...

Life in Leelanau

Lake Leelanau Walleye Festival Tournament

Mike Hansen changed partners at the last minute for the third Lake Leelanau Walleye Festival Tournament. The switch for Team Hansen proved to be a winner. More...

Walleye fest a success

Dry, hot weather brought people out for the annual Walleye Festival Friday and Saturday in Lake Leelanau.  The weekend began with a fish dinner at Dick’s Pour House with entertainment by Reggie and the Curbfeelers, also known as John Ruthe More...

Patherfinder fourth-grader raises money for humane society

Pathfinder fourth grade student Arieanna Pepellashi has always had a love for animals. More...

Views

our opinion

Of letters and clippings

Delbert Russell and Matthias Nemeskal.  Dale and John Fisher, who died in France during World War II. More...

Election language should include length of millages

We ask that Glen Lake school supporters not take these thoughts as sour grapes, because the campaign leading up to the election in which residents authorized the sale of school bonds was above board.  More...

Courts

86 District Court

Stephen M. More...

Magistrate Court

Allyson R. Wright, 21, 6331 Riverview Road, Mesick — Speeding 65/55 mph zone, reduced from 85/55; fines and costs $105; no proof of insurance; fines and costs $25.  Allyson M. More...

Leelanau Log

Real estate transfers recorded in county

May 9   Wendy E. Gerber Trust to Glenn LaCross and Judith LaCross, Section 27, Cleveland Township.  Glenn LaCross and Judith LaCross to the Wendy E. Gerber Trust, Section 27, Cleveland Township.  The Wendy E. Gerber Trust to Alan P. More...