June 1, 2017 RSS feed / Views

Glen Lake’s finances drive turf discussion

What does a school district buy that has everything?  In the case of Glen Lake Community Schools, the answer just may be artificial turf on its football field.  More...

A friendly guide to scoring a rental

A column by Jay Bushen

You’ve probably heard Leelanau County is in the midst of what some say is a housing crisis.  You’ve also heard about the struggles of seasonal laborers who want to live in the county but can’t find an affordable place to hang More...

Capital projects at worst: political suicide

To build or not to build?  That is the question state lawmakers will confront in the coming weeks.  On the table are plans to construct a $60 million new visitor center in back of the state capitol. More...

Getting our heroes straight

Both men are heroes in our book. One has died, and one remains very much alive.  A cutline on the back page of last week’s special Memorial Day section misidentified a World War II veteran in the accompanying photo.  More...

Heard around Leelanau

“Those are the kind of skills that would be helpful later on in life and I think they would have a place for a lot of people.”  — Northport graduate Sarah Sleder, in suggesting that high schools offer a class on skills that wil More...