September 4, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

‘Moby’ escapes from watery grave after quick response

Every dog has his day. And for Moby, a 6-yearold Labradoodle from Suttons Bay, Tuesday was it.  Now he can look forward to several more days above ground.  While walking with his owner Karen Wach shortly after 9 a.m. More...

Sports

Norse post big first win

It took two series and two plays for Suttons Bay to show football fans that its 2014 program may have turned a corner.  The Norsemen, who were 5-4 in 2013 after two straight losing seasons, held Onekama on its first possession, got the ball back More...

Football rivalry game won’t be the same

Rivalries have edges, by their nature.  But the Suttons Bay-Glen Lake rivalry on the gridiron won’t be the same tomorrow.  More...

Leelanau tennis team gets early test

The Leelanau County tennis team took an early pre-regional exam last week in the Traverse City St. More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

coming events

TODAY  9 a.m.-1 p.m. — Leland Farmer’s Market: Leland School.  10-11 a.m. — Overeaters Anonymous: 271-1060 for more info.; Leland Township Library, E. Cedar Street, Leland.  10:30 a.m. More...

Letters

Food for thought about our safety — smores rules

To the Editor:   With summer winding down and foreign terrorists contemplating an attack on our country, I can’t help but express how safe I feel now that the Federal Government has published rules on how to roast marshmallows and make smo More...

No more harassment for Northport Village President

To the Editor:   It’s time again, to be more objective and less critical!  More...

Seniors, working families need a positive change

To the Editor:   Yes, I am a Democrat and happily so. But divisive, partisan politics are useless on the local level. More...

Courts

Magistrate Court

Ellen E. Figura, 70, 11877 McClary Road, Empire — No proof of insurance; $25 fines and costs.  Aaron D. Helwig, 21, 5605 E. More...

District Court

Chief Judge, Michael S. Stepka • Judge, Michael J. Haley • Judge, Thomas J. Phillips   Alexandra S. Ellard, 22, 7344 E. More...

Leelanau Log

leelanau log

Real estate transfers recorded in county   Aug. 15  Czaplicka Properties, LLC to Donald W. Placek, one unit, Edgewater Lofts Condominium, City of Traverse City, ($310,000).  Katherine Osteryoung and Dean Dellapenna to Mary C.A. More...

Student recalled for love of family, fun

Family, friends and the greater Glen Lake community turned out en masse on Tuesday to remember Drake Hendershot, 17, who died Saturday, the second fatality resulting from an accident that occurred Aug. 23. More...

‘Doc’ passes; community and its kids were passions

A mentor, teacher and friend of the Glen Lake community, Dr. More...

Special Sections

Local News

Former Bingham supervisor passes

Friends, family and Republican Party officials in Leelanau County are mourning the passing of Robert W. More...

County budgets in red; plans to finish in black

One of the richest counties in the state will likely begin the 2015 fiscal year with an $870,000 budget deficit.  But that’s only on paper. More...

Investigators turn to vehicle recorders in fatal accident

Leelanau County Sheriff Michael Borkovich said reports generated by the Aug. More...

Life in Leelanau

Solon man in dance-off for charity

Troy Broad says he has two “left feet”.  But he’s putting both of them forward to raise big money for a local non-profit.  The Solon Township resident will be representing Leelanau Christian Neighbors (LCN) in SwingShift a More...

Backpack fundraiser includes dinner, skits

Leelanau Christian Neighbors, specifically their Blessings in a Backpack program, will benefi t from a special event organized by the Suttons Bay-Leelanau County Rotary Club.  More...

County Cuisine

Gill’s Pier Winery offers special drink

Everyone appreciates something solid — something you can count on. With new wineries opening every year, Gill’s Pier Winery has continued to deliver great wines for over a decade on the Leelanau Peninsula. More...

Views

our opinion

Hold off on deer ‘tools’ until spring   Here we go again. More...

County bridge walks something to celebrate

I’ve never done the Bridge Walk of Michigan — the five miles from St. Ignace to Mackinaw City — via the Mackinac Bridge on Labor Day.  Other family members have, however, including my daughter Monica. More...

Educators push for local control falls on deaf ears

Nobody is really sure who coined the term, but local control is deeply embedded in the Michigan political landscape. It’s a wonderful concept whereby local folks get the power to decide their local issues. More...