April 10, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Move might affect ‘air walk’

Action this week by Kasson Township may impact the launch of an “air walk” development planned there.  Township officials voted unanimously Monday night to place a 90-day moratorium on special use permits within the township.  More...

Sports

S-B gears up for Leelanau Classic, season’s start

Members of the Suttons Bay boys baseball team is excited about the possibility of hosting the Leelanau Classic Saturday.  The Norse, who had the best field available in the county as of yesterday, plan to hold the threeteam county tournament sta More...

St. Mary returns loaded lineup

The St. Mary boys co-op baseball team starts the new season with a solid defense.  The challenge for coach Steve Plamondon is improving the offense with better at-bats.  More...

G-L track has 31 boys out this year

Thirty-one boys have signed up for the Glen Lake track and field team this spring.  That’s compared to 27 last year, according to track coach Jason Bradford.  “We have great numbers this season,” said Bradford, who is in h 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.  10:30 a.m. More...

Letters

Northport council needs a code of ethics

To the Editor:   Conflicts-of-interest are questionable when leaders fail to disclose their economic, political relationships or make unintelligent, non-transparent excuses when issues surface.  More...

Good news for Americans

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Consumers should be willing to pay for reliable news

To the Editor:   I agree completely with Eric Carlson’s conclusion to his recent column. Consumers should expect to pay for reliable local news reporting.  More...

Columns

From parts ‘up north,’ Detroit’s image slips

Just as I thought Detroit was starting to make some headway in improving its tarnished image, something happens to sully it once more.  A 50-something man from Roseville was severely beaten April 3 by a group of people after his truck struck a 1 More...

Snyder’s stonewalling of tough issues a question

Does anybody in their right mind believe that voters will reject Gov. More...

Magistrate Court

Magistrate, Norene D. Kastys   Levi P. Meeuwenberg, 27, 9775 E. Cherry Bend Road, Traverse City — Defective equipment; $95 fines and costs suspended; no proof of registration; $70 fines and costs suspended.  Elizabeth L. More...

GAME CHANGER

WASKEWANE STONEFISH kicks the ball toward the goal in a snow-covered Suttons Bay soccer field practice Tuesday. From left, with hands up, are Kristen Berry and Kyra Winowiecki. More...

Wide disparity in monies held by school districts

The Suttons Bay Public Schools district will have just $89,856 left in its fund balance at the end of this fiscal year — or less than 1 percent of its $9.7 million budgeted expenses.  More...

At Prosecutor’s urging, ‘Webinar’ set

The Northport Village Council has set a special meeting Saturday at 10 a.m. to watch a webinar on the Open Meetings Act and the Freedom of Information Act.  More...

Special Sections

Local News

Water levels OK for now, but being watched in Cleveland Twp.

Cleveland Township officials and property owners on Little Traverse Lake are keeping a close eye on water levels and potential flooding this spring following a record snowfall this winter.  In recent years, residential wells, septic systems and More...

GTB primary election yields surprising results

Some surprising results emerged from a Primary Election conducted Tuesday by the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and  Chippewa Indians.  Former tribal chairman and incumbent tribal councilor Robert (Bob) Kewaygoshkum has apparently lost his b More...

80 turn out to learn more about ‘inequality’ in Leelanau County

A call to action was issued this week at a county forum on poverty sponsored by the Leelanau County Democratic Party.  More...

Life in Leelanau

Get your poetry in MOTION

Ever wanted to try your hand at poetry but just didn’t know how to get started?  A workshop set for 10 a.m. More...

Immanuel Lutheran starting campaign for more pipe music

A richer, fuller sound will soon be coming from the organ at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Leland.  More...

County Cuisine

Bluebird offers special Cajun dish

Much gratification comes to owners Skip and Lynn Telgard of the Bluebird when people rave about food in their restaurant. And that’s exactly what happened when guests tasted this delicious dish!  More...

Views

our opinion

Clock ticks while county owns land   A verse, expression and statement all relate to the Board of Commissioners’ continued trials in selling the former county courthouse property:   How the mighty have fallen!   The first loss More...

Volunteers help make LCN work

The week of April 6-12 is National Volunteer Week, the 40th annual recognition of volunteers who respond to unmet needs in communities across the United States. More...

Leelanau Log

leelanau log

Real estate transfers recorded in county   March 25  Katherine J. Morrow to Christopher Wilker and Martha Wilker, one unit, Le Bear Resort Condominium, Glen Arbor Township ($125,000).  More...