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Local News

Advocate for in-home care at hearing

A Leelanau Township resident and former County Board chair testified for a proposed increase in funds aimed at keeping older residents in their homes longer and out of nursing homes.  More...

Home sales sizzle through January

What to expect after two straight record-breaking years for home sales in Leelanau County?  Don’t bet against more of the same, suggests real estate broker Rob Serbin, owner of Serbin Real Estate. More...

County to offer ‘re-hab’ loans

Leelanau County is gearing up to distribute funds from a Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MHSDA) program that can help qualifi ed homeowners pay for repairs and rehabilitation.  More...

Life in Leelanau

MORE PEOPLE PACKING HEAT

The number of concealed pistol licenses issued in Leelanau County is on the rise.  A total of 222 licenses (CPLs) were issued to county residents in 2013, a number that was up by 64 from the 158 licenses that were issued in 2012.  More...

‘Concealed’ classes offered at Cedar Rod & Gun Club

Personal protection requires training in the eyes of the law, and that training will be offered in a oneday class at the Cedar Rod and Gun Club.  More...

Blu offers Cajun dish for Mardi Gras

Just in time for Mardi Gras, Chef Randy Chamberlain of Blu in Glen Arbor, offers his recipe for Shrimp Etouffee. This is a Cajun dish that is most popular in New Orleans and the bayou country of Louisiana. More...

Views

our opinion

Fire station process disappointing; let’s look to the future   It may have taken a nearly six-year journey, but it appears that Leland Township is finally coming to its senses over the political and financial realities of upgrading its eme More...

Courts

Magistrate Court

Geraldine O. Galla, 71, 1922 E. Darga Road, Cedar — No proof of insurance; $25 fines and costs.  Daniel T. Witkowski, 48, 5075 S. Townline Road, Cedar — No proof of insurance; $25 fines and costs.  Sharon K. More...

13the Circut Court

Justin T. Lopez, 18, of 3573 E. More...

86th District Court

Jeffrey W. Gleason, 43, 103 W. Meinrad, P.O.  More...

 

Air walk developer pushes on despite public outcry

Plans for an “air walk” in Kasson Township have been delayed due to weather.  But opposition to the proposed ecotourism project has not waned.  More...

COLDEST SNOWIEST

Winter to break records; man and wildlife cope

Numbers compiled at the Maple City co-op weather station show that the winter of 2013-14 will become known as the coldest and snowiest on record in Leelanau County.  Not one of the coldest and snowiest. More...

Special Sections

Sports

St. Mary girls win Cherryland

Northport’s girls basketball team had every right to believe that the third time could be the charm when playing St. Mary last week for the Cherryland Conference title.  More...

Comets, Norse advance in Class D district

The chances are three-to-one that the Class D district girls basketball finals Friday will include two Leelanau County teams.  Leland faced Lake Leelanau St. Mary in the district semifinals last night. More...

St. Mary gives Sabres battle for Cherryland tourney title

For the first 16 minutes, the St. More...

Letters

Changes needed for pledge in public venues

To the Editor:   More...

G-L Association warns of Crystal River flooding

To the Editor:   The water level committee of the Glen Lake Association is concerned that basement flooding could occur in homes along the Crystal River if we get a sudden warm trend. More...

Minimum wage increase would reduce assistance

To the Editor:   Should the minimum wage be raised? There are good reasons for conservatives who worry about budget deficits to support an increase.  More...

Columns

A column

Indoor pickleball may not just be a senior fad

You know teenagers say the darndest things so when my son came home from a high school gym class back in the early 2000s, and proclaimed that pickleball was a great game, I said ‘What?’  Pickleball? More...

Presidential poll indicates gender could be an issue

Gender. Gender. Gender.  If for the first time in American history there is a female candidate who wins the nomination for president, the gender thing will be center stage in 2016. More...

Leelanau Log

leelanau log

Real estate transfers recorded in county   Feb. 11  Stephen G. Griffin and Lois F. Griffin to Christopher N. Kantner and Cynthia A. Burger, Section 18, Leelanau township ($95,000)  More...

coming events

TODAY  9:30 a.m. — Leelanau County Gun Board: County Government Center; Suttons Bay.  10-11 a.m. — Overeaters Anonymous: 271-1060 for more info.; Leland Township Library, E. Cedar Street, Leland.  10:30 a.m. More...