November 6, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Dems make gains

As Republicans gained control of the U.S. More...

Local News

Scholarship created in memory of Glen Noonan

A scholarship fund has been established in the name of Glen Noonan, the state’s longest-serving county road commissioner. He started serving on the Leelanau County Road Commission in 1973.  More...

‘War Dance’ movie an inspiration

The League of Women Voters Leelanau County’s “Big Picture Society” will be held at 4 p.m. More...

Talent sought for senior variety show

Performers are wanted for a senior variety show set for Feb. 27 in The Old Art Building in Leland.  Poets, comedians, musicians, dancers, magicians, actors and acrobats — all talents are needed for the afternoon event. More...

Life in Leelanau

A Veterans Day story

Cedar’s Stachnik recalls WWII bombings

At age 20, Ray Stachnik was just a farm boy who rarely traveled out of Leelanau County.  Things changed in January 1943 when Stachnik, the oldest of nine children born to John and Mary (Czerniak) Stachnik, was drafted into military service; spec More...

Something to celebrate

JEANETTE WEPKING of Cedar celebrated her 95th birthday recently at the home of her daughter and sonin law Sandra and Jim Spinniken with her family at her side.   More...

County Cuisine

Trish’s offers healthy chicken recipe

Well, let’s face it..... it’s getting cold out! With the weather taking a turn for the worse, Trish Kropp, owner and head chef of Trish’s Dishes, brings us a healthy dinner from south of the border. More...

Views

Election spending sets precedent; things have changed

Our initial take on the 2014 election results is that Leelanau County moved toward the left rather than the middle. We’re hoping the result will be something foreign to national politics: compromise.  More...

Nico’s now big-time with his own baseball card

Don’t tell my cat Tigga, but I would really prefer to have a dog.  I love dogs. Big dogs. Little dogs. Smart ones. Dumb ones. Long-haired, wear-out-the-vacuum cleaner dogs. More...

Governor’s race for 2018 in the works for these 5

There were five politicians watching very closely the outcome of this incredibility close race for governor because as it went, so did their future political careers.  The five were Mark Hackel, Mike Duggan, Gretchen Whitmer, Bill Schuette and B More...

Leelanau Log

leelanau log

Real estate transfers recorded in county   Oct. 23  Spectrum Health Foundation to James E. Doolittle and Suzette Doolittle, one lot, Nabawnaga Shores, Suttons Bay Township (Valuation Affidavit Filed).  Gary J. Dluge and Holly A. More...

‘Forged’ deed adds twist to Sugar Loaf

A search warrant issued last week by the Leelanau County Prosecuting Attorney’s office has uncovered a few documents — but no real answers so far — in a mystery over why anyone may have forged Kate Wickstrom’s signature on a & More...

MIXED RESULTS

DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATES monitor election returns at a party function Tuesday night at the Village Inn in Suttons Bay. Standing are, from left, County Board candidates Dave Barrons, Peachy Rentenbach and Ty Wessell. More...

Special Sections

Sports

Norse start playoffs with romp; St. Francis up next

They say turnovers provide the most important statistic of football games.  If that’s so, here are the two things you need to know about Suttons Bay’s win over Mancelona Friday in first round of the state playoffs.  Mancelona 5, More...

Suttons Bay players ready for Gladiators

Suttons Bay football players appear more respectful than intimidated about facing Traverse City St. Francis, which has won five state titles. More...

Comets loosen up, beat Norsemen in district opener

The Suttons Bay girls volleyball team managed to get No. 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

Inappropriate way to cover Glen Lake tragedy

To the Editor:   More...

Workers need a decent living wage

To the Editor:   I frequently hear politicians on both sides say that they are going to create jobs. More...

Protecting students and families

To the Editor:   More...

Courts

86th District Court

Chief Judge, Michael S. Stepka • Judge, Michael J. Haley • Judge, Thomas J. Phillips   Ramon G. More...

Magistrate Court

Magistrate, Norene D. Kastys

Gabriela Casares, 29, 3429 Good Harbor Trail, Cedar — Failed to stop for school bus; $225 fines and costs.  Michael W. Anderson, 37, 6511 Kabot Road, Cedar — Expired operator license; $225 fines and costs.  Troy A. More...

13th Circuit Court

Chief Judge, Philip E. Rodgers, Jr. Judge, Thomas G. Power

Judge Philip E. Rodgers Jr. accepted one plea and sentenced another man on Monday in 13th Circuit Court.  • Juan P. Gonzalez, 38, of 1066 N. Eagle Hwy. More...