July 26, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

M-22 work to continue, off and on

Leland doesn’t have a community motto. One appropriate to this week, suggests Leland (Michigan) Chamber of Commerce president Rick Lahmann, would be, “Leland, it’s worth the wait.”  More...

Local News

Glen Lake library plans book sale

The Friends of the Glen Lake Community Library will hold its annual Vintage Book Sale Thursday and Friday, Aug. 9 and 10.  More...

Heatlh Board plans to give Murray permanent job

The “interim” is expected to be removed today from Jenifer Murray’s position as interim health officer for the Benzie-Leelanau District Health Department.  More...

Dungjen goes Independent for County seat

As one election cycle winds down another is heating up. Another candidate without party affiliation has filed for county office.  Bill Dungjen of Solon Township has filed to run as an independent against District No. 7 commissioner Melinda C. More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

coming events

TODAY   10-11 a.m. — Overeaters Anonymous: 271-1060 for more info.; Leland Township Library, E. Cedar Street, Leland.  11 a.m. — Wigglers Story Time for preschoolers: Leelanau Township Library, Nagonaba Street, Northport.  More...

Letters

Suttons Bay mayor congratulates new Omena counterpart

To the Editor:   More...

I’d just like to see everything Obama promised in 2008

To the Editor:   I am curious what your readers think about President Obama’s failure to run on all his supposed successes. More...

Greed in free enterprise is not Obama’s fault

To the Editor:   More...

Courts

86th District Court

Corey J. Raphael, 22, 2202 Nish Nah Bah, Peshawbestown — Pleaded guilty to probation violation; probation continued; three days in jail added; deferral forfeited and conviction entered; random Breathalyzer four times per month.  More...

Magistrate Court

Magistrate, Norene D. Kastys

Peter A. Wieland, 27, 8204 Hillside Lake Dr., Brighton — Speeding 65 mph in 55 zone, reduced from 74 mph; $110 fines and costs.  Mark E. More...

13th Circuit Court

Chief Judge, Thomas G. Power Judge, Philip E. Rodgers, Jr.

Richard L. Scott, 57, of 10561 S. West Bay Shore Dr., Traverse City — Sentenced after discontinuing Sobriety Court. More...

 

Bearish on Glen Arbor

More than 600 run with the Bear

Scott McKeel pulled a fast one Tuesday morning in the 5K Running Bear Run sponsored by the Glen Arbor Women’s Club.  The 22-year-old Benzonia runner slipped into Glen Arbor in the morning, turned in a first-place time of 16 minutes and 37 More...

Project again up for auction

Another attempt will be made Thursday, Aug. 9, to see if somebody — anybody? — is willing to spend $243,250 to acquire a property that was valued at some $6.4 million just two years ago.  More...

Downstate boy killed while riding on tricycle

Sirens are not often heard in the peaceful Leelanau County countryside at 8:30 a.m. — if at all.  So several vacationers at the Lake Leelanau R.V. Park were surprised to be woken by them on Sunday morning. More...

Special Sections

Sports

Fun ‘ n games on the gridiron

Nearly three dozen youths, many of them from Leelanau County, got a chance to ‘camp’ out with semipro football players on the Suttons Bay High School football field.  More...

Fishtown 5K set for Saturday

The fourth annual Friends of Fishtown 5K run will be held Saturday in Leland.  The race starts at 9 a.m. in historic Fishtown. More...

Port Oneida Run next Saturday in Lakeshore

The third annual Port Oneida Run — a 5K Barn to Barn Trail Run/Walk — will be held Saturday, Aug. 4 at 9 a.m. in the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.  More...

Life in Leelanau

Popular Art Leelanau event on tap

For 20 years, a celebration of local art has helped fund programs run in the Old Art Building in Leland.  And for 20 years, the art hangers have been satisfied to hang around in the background.  More...

LEELANAU DECIDES IN 2012

CHIEF DEPUTY Clerk Sherry Nedow and County Clerk Michelle Crocker give local election workers an update on the rules and regulations of running an election. More...

Townships asked to OK fire renewals

Suttons Bay, Bingham voters face same 2.3-mill levy approved two years ago

Two property taxes are up for renewal on Aug. More...

Views

Our thoughts on 7 millages before voters

It was bound to happen, given the huge increase in costs over the last decade or two in providing emergency services to Leelanau County residents. More...

LCN celebrates 25 years of service

Reader's Forum:

As we celebrate LCN’s 25 years of service to our neighbors, I am drawn to the meaning in our “Loaves & Fishes” logo.  The Past:  More...

Tax hikes may soon need more than the majority

Majority rules. That’s right up there with apple pie and Motherhood when it comes to our way of doing business.  More...

Leelanau Log

Real estate transfers recorded in county

July 16   Stanley T. and Bernice C. Turner to David M. Kurtz Jr. and Judith F. Kurtz, Lots 12 and 13, Grand View Shores, Bingham Township, (valuation affidavit filed).  The Richard L. Couturier Revocable Family Trust to Richard E. More...

New assumed names filed in county

Scots Guns; 11355 Bright Road, Maple City — By Scot Schweikart, 11355 Bright Road, Maple City.  Stinebaugh’s Services; 6680 S. Schomberg Road, Cedar — By Jeff Stinebaugh, P.O. Box 97, Cedar.  Custom Wood Floors; 1197 S. More...

Deaths recorded in county

Matthew J. Nieman, 46, of Elmwood Township, died June 29 in Elmwood Township.   More...