January 5, 2017 RSS feed / Life in Leelanau

Bloksberg Property to offer trails for public use

Tile artist Leif Spörck was in Norway in September when he had an epiphany. More...

Talk of the County

Having a conversation with Karen Cross

Name: Karen Cross  Town or township of residence: Leelanau Township  Resident of county since: 2001  Age and birthplace: I was born in Newport, R.I. I’m 64 years old.   More...

2016 brought average cherry harvest, bronze and birthdays

5 die in 2 crashes on M-22

We continue our 2016 “Year in Review” with synopses of stories published in the second half of the year with more stories about Sugar Loaf, the cherry crop and the election. More...

Martha’s offers series with worldly recipes

Cookbook Dinner Series to start Martha’s Leelanau Table in Suttons Bay will unveil next week its “Cookbook Dinner Series,” which features recipes from iconic chefs and cookbooks around the world. More...

Leland producers create real crime series

Leland-based film producers Jim Carpenter and Rebecca Reynolds have branched out into an audio-only format for their next entertainment venture. More...

Island hikes with a .22 revolver, camera

The following stories are taken with permission from the book, “The South Manitou Story” by Gerald E. Crowner, who was a surfman at the island Coast Guard station from 1926-28. More...

Leland names 48 to elementary honor roll

A total of 48 students in fifth and sixth grades at Leland Public School were named to the elementary honor roll for the first trimester of the 2016- 17 school year.  Fifth graders earning all A’s were Logan DeFour, Jack Joyce, Fiona Moord More...

New look for Sheriff’s deputies

Brown, tan and a tie were the old style. That’s changed to black, looser fit, and no tie. Starting this week, Leelanau County deputies are sporting a new look. More...

3 million steps give township walk-off win

The numbers are in and the walkoff winner of the Stepping It Up program is Leelanau Township. More...

County Cuisine

Bacon, bourbon pair perfectly in homemade steak sauce

This week's recipe is provided by Martha's Leelanau Table and features a homemade steak sauce for you to drizzle over the meat of your choosing. Head over to your local market to pick up some high-end cuts to enjoy with this gourmet sauce. More...

Bonek Agency planning move into new building

Interest shown in current building

The owner of the Bonek Agency is building new digs.  Chris Branson, who started working for Bonek Agency in 1979 and is now its full owner, also plans to add staff after its new home off M-22 south of Suttons Bay is complete.  More...

Talk About Art program will carry strong connection to Leelanau School

Visual artist Kaz McCue will be featured in the Glen Arbor Art Association’s first “Talk About Art” program of the new year. It will begin at 2 p.m. More...

Native American farmers turned soil for livelihood on South Fox

The following story is being republished with permission from the book, “The Fox Islands, North and South,” written by Kathleen Craker Firestone. More...

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THE SUTTONS Bay-Leelanau Rotary Club’s youth exchange program spans decades. More...

Now for the big job of ‘de-Christmasing’ house

It’s the beginning, I hope everyone has a Happy, Healthy and Prosperous 2017.  * * *  More...