September 19, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

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Leelanau about ready to show its

Burning bushes are simmering. A few selected maples are breaking from their brethren, showing off hints of autumn color. More...

Local News

NMC celebrates 50 years of nursing

The first graduating class of the associate degree nursing program at Northwestern Michigan College in 1963 is celebrating “50 years of Nursing Excellence.”  More...

National Life Chain set for Oct. 6

The National Life Chain will be formed at two Grand Traverse area locations Sunday, Oct. 6.  The Grand Traverse Area chain will be formed in Traverse City from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. and a second in Benzonia from 2 to 3:30 p.m.  More...

A NAME

This Nurse contest, sponsored by the Registered Nurses Association in Michigan (RN-AIM), marks the 50th anniversary of graduation for Northwestern Michigan College’s first nursing class. More...

Life in Leelanau

IN THE HUNT

Grouse first up

Ed Martin, who finds a way to get his English setters into the woods on most days when bird season is open and the weather cooperates, has studied his chances when grouse and woodcock hunting.  More...

Overabundance of deer in the woods

Sunday was the last day to fill out-of-season deer tags for agricultural land in Leelanau County, leaving the task of culling the county’s burgeoning deer herd to hunters.  They may have their hands full, as the county deer population is t More...

County Cuisne

The Manor offers party appetizer

Nancy Wright, owner of The Manor on Glen Lake, sent in this week’s recipe for a northern Michigan staple, whitefish dip. Her take on this classic is simple and effective, allowing the whitefish to really shine. More...

Views

A column

Can farmers and hunters be friends?

Oh, the cowboy and the farmer should be friends, belted out singers last month in the Northport Community Arts Center production of Oklahoma!  But what about the farmer and the hunter?  And what about both of them and the Michigan Departmen More...

Reporter should ask question minus theatrics

It would be ludicrous for any correspondent who doesn’t cover the White House to offer any insight on the President’s address on bombing Syria the other night.  But that same reporter can offer observations just like any other arm ch More...

Leelanau Log

leelanau log

Real estate transfers recorded in county   Aug. 28  Joan Wiesen, Jacqueline Powell and Michael A. and Judith D. Powell to John and Beth Cafaro, Section 36, Suttons Bay Township, (valuation affi- davit filed).  More...

Making room at the (Sleeping Bear) Inn

Sleeping Bear Inn in Glen Haven may soon breathe new life. But it won’t be cheap.  More...

Cherry market opens

Cherry board moves away from set-aside

Cherry growers and processors who are hoping to drive their industry back into the black after a disastrous 2012 crop are taking their hands off the wheel governing supply.  More...

‘Trophy Wife’ has Glen Lake roots

It’s a fact of life that many of today’s blended families come with ex-wives and stepchildren.  A new sitcom, “Trophy Wife,” co-written and co-produced by Leelanau County summer resident Sarah Haskins, centers around that More...

Special Sections

Sports

For 38 seasons, he’s volunteered to move the chains

John Baxter has the best seat in the house even though he has to stand for the Glen Lake home football games.  Baxter is a proud member of the chain gang, a position he volunteered for nearly four decades ago.  More...

Lakers 3-0 heading into Friday’s Purple Game with Mesick

It took Trevor Apsey one good night to get even and then surpass teammate Carter Lee in the scoring column.  Apsey, a senior runningback, ran eight times for 134 yards and four touchdowns Friday in Glen Lake’s 35-6 Northwest Conference ope More...

Glen Lake 5 win district

The Glen Lake girls equestrian team is regional bound.  The Lakers wrapped up the Division C district championship on Saturday at the Northwestern Michigan Fairgrounds with a combined score of 156 points and will advance to the regionals in Ludi 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. More...

Letters

Thanks to those who supported Leland Bridge Walk

To the Editor:   'Twas completed by about 75 hardy Lelanders in the rain. More...

Popp family thankful of love and support in difficult time

To the Edtior:   A few weeks ago we sadly said goodbye to our dear wife and mother, Carol Popp.  It is hard to put into words how touched we have been by the outpouring of love from the community. More...

Leelanau opens its hearts and attics

To the Editor:   More...

Courts

86th District Court

Brian A. Davis, 43, 2057 W. Trumbull Rd., Maple City — Pleaded guilty to a bond violation; bond set at 10 percent of $50,000 with same conditions as previous bond.  More...

Magistrate Court

Magistrate, Norene D. Kastys

Charles F. Coon, 19 2422 White Pine Dr., Williamston — No proof of insurance; $84 fines and costs.  Brandon W. More...