March 16, 2017 RSS feed / Views

Madness takes hold, and for good reason

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With three district titles out of four possibilities, Leelanau County has contracted a powerful case of March Madness.  The calamity will soon pass, unfortunately, but as of this writing no one knows how long it will last.  More...

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Correction

Correction: The final score of the March 7 regional semifinal game between the Glen Lake and Lake City girls was mistakenly printed in last week’s paper as 65-50. It was 60-45.   More...

Reader's Forum: Appointment opinion wasn’t ‘civil’

I am responding to your editorial comment from Thursday, March 9, 2017, about the selection of Planning Commission members by the Empire Village Council. I fear our society has lost the ability to be civil and respectful of our fellow man.  More...

Spend part of Saturday meeting your neighbors

Eight townships with a combined population of about 10,600 Leelanau County residents plan to hold annual meetings over the next two Saturdays.  If you are one of those residents, you’re invited.  If new to Leelanau County, you just ma More...

Heard around Leelanau

“We have really good fishing up here, so most of us keep to ourselves.”  — Master Angler Award winner Richard Piglowski of Suttons Bay, in explaining why most trophy fish caught in waters off Leelanau County are never entered i More...

County roots as one during madness

A column by Jay Bushen

I messed up the final score of a game in last week’s sports section. The Glen Lake girls beat Lake City 60-45—not 65-50, the Suttons Bay-Leland final.  Sorry about that. More...

Dwindling enrollment takes toll on schools

It was one of those rare moments in state government where lawmakers sat around the table and celebrated a state program that actually does what it’s supposed to do.  Years ago state officials grappled with school districts that were swimm More...