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Pouring the love on Sugar Loaf’s comeback

We poured the love on new Sugar Loaf owner Jeff Katofsky in coverage last week of his whirlwind tour of the county, and since then we’ve been the recipient of letters and emails that continue the adoration.  It’s not something we&rsq More...

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Skiing an option, but keep Sugar Loaf airstrip

The first thing I noticed back in 2012 when I pulled into what would be my new home for the next four years — a Sugar Loaf condo — was an aqua-colored, single prop airplane parked in the grassy field across the parking lot.  That was More...

Reader's Forum: Reflections on the life of Martin Luther

Aside from the Orthodox split in 1054, the most divisive period in Christianity has to be the Protestant Reformation. Thousands of books have been written about it. More...

Leelanau never had ‘part-time’ fire chiefs

Here’s a tip of the hat to Dan Petroskey, and all parttime fire chiefs who preceded him.  Mr. Petroskey feels more at home cranking open a dry hydrant than explaining a fire budget spread sheet. More...

Heard around Leelanau

“They don’t understand. I’ve got a job to do.”  — Glen Lake bus driver Barry Mazurek, on cars pressing close to the bumper of his bus with occupants trying to get to work on time. More...

Unenlightened voters pick education board

The State Board of Education is the Rodney Dangerfield of state government; it “can’t get no respect.”  In fact the lack of respect is so bad, there’s a move afoot to send it to the political graveyard without a proper bu More...