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BIG BLOW

WINDS OF up to 55 mph sent freighters for cover in Suttons Bay over the weekend — and Leelanau has been doused with more than seven inches of rain this month. More...

Local News

Library expansion on Leelanau Twp. plan

Expansion of the Leelanau Township Library has moved from the ‘desirable’ category to ‘important’ on the township’s capital improvement plan.  “We will begin to accommodate the library’s needs,” sa More...

New assumed names filed in county

Hamilton Services; 10495 S. Newman Road, Maple City — By James Hamilton, P.O. Box 38, 10495 S. Newman Road, Maple City.  Traverse City School of Dressage; 9015 S. Lake Leelanau Dr., Traverse City — By Nancy Kotting, c/o 477 W. More...

our opinion

Lake trout, whitefish show how to survive   The biology of Lake Michigan could be compared to Michigan weather, with years taking the place of days.  If you don’t like the biology today, just wait a couple years. It will change.  More...

Life in Leelanau

A glowing finale

The lights fell Friday and the county’s only high school marching band lit up the field with its first-ever “glow show” in Suttons Bay.  Forty-four strong, the marching Norsemen played their final show as the regular season con More...

Glen Lake students create awareness , clean beaches

Glen Lake students turned into trash collectors again Sunday, cleaning up the shorelines at North Bar Lake and Empire Beach.  About 20 students, all members of the Students for World Awareness club, participated in the three-hour work bee.  More...

County Cuisine

Trish’s offers apple-stuffed pork

Pork chops and applesauce is a perennial favorite for children and adults alike. It’s the type of warm, comforting meal that really hits the spot when the weather begins to turn. More...

Columns

A column

Snow facts just in case you are in the mood

Here’s the most depressing sentence I’ll ever write: It’s time to put the snow tires back on the vehicle.  OK. So maybe I’m exaggerating. More...

Nerd Fund disclosure might have political legs

Even Gov. Rick Snyder concedes he is not the world’s most inspiring speaker although he is improving. Yet the other day, he hit a home run with a bunch of executives. It reveals one of the reasons voters picked him over the angry guy.  More...

 

Teachers solidified

Just one union ‘dropout’ reported in Leelanau Co.

The impact of the Right-to-Work law on the number of teachers in unions locally appears to be negligible.  More...

Lake trout switch diet, starting to reproduce

Bill Carlson, the builder of modern-day Fishtown and current patriarch to five generations of commercial fishermen, noticed the two lake trout as they were being unhooked and tossed in a man-sized cooler.  Both had all of their fins, an insignif More...

Special Sections

Sports

Long TD run ignites Glen Lake to 8-1 season, playoffs

The Glen Lake football team “earned” home field advantage in the postseason for the first time since 2001 last week.  The 8-1 Lakers out-muscled visiting North Muskegon 17-14 in a gridiron battle Friday that wasn’t decided unti More...

Norse get big win, but miss playoffs

Suttons Bay ran up some big numbers Friday on Traverse City Christian. More...

Glen Lake’s Grigg, Turrill state bound

Glen Lake juniors Kaitlin Grigg and McKenna Turrill are headed to the Division 4 girls cross country state finals again. More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

coming events

TODAY  9:30 a.m. — Halloween Breakfast: By Leelanau County Senior Services; Reservations at 256-8121; Early Bird; Leland.  9:30 a.m. — Leelanau County Gun Board: County Government Center; Suttons Bay.  10-11 a.m. More...

Letters

S-B coach very supportive of players

To the Editor:   I am currently a Norsemen varsity football player and have been playing my whole life. Coach (Joe) Trudeau is a great coach. He is nothing but supportive and encouraging to all of his players. More...

Thanks for supporting 2-E’s golf tourney

To the Editor:   Twenty five years ago, a son, brother, friend and fiancee tragically died.  Mark (2-E) Rogers was just 24-yearsold. He loved life and lived every one of those 24 years to the fullest.  More...

You might be a disgraceful Dem or Republican

To the Editor:   You might be a disgraceful Republican or Democrat.  If you:  Have read the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence and understand them.  Love the American flag.  Love to recite the Pledge of Allegian More...

Courts

leelanau log

Real estate transfers recorded in county   Sept. 27  The Lober Family Trust to The Lober Family Trust, Section 26, Glen Arbor.  John L. and Nancy B. McNamara to themselves, one lot, Sunset Shores, Leland Township.  More...

86th District Court

William E. Kasben, 72, 175 E. Kasson Road, Maple City — Motion to disqualify judge in probation hearing denied; hearing adjourned, rescheduled for Nov. 1.  Kevin C. More...

Magistrate Court

Magistrate, Norene D. Kastys   Jane A. Weaver, 61, 7250 N. Overlook Road, Northport — Dog attacking pedestrian; $230.  John R. Rouzer, 45, 4808 S. More...