January 18, 2018 RSS feed / Life in Leelanau

Instant Gratification

Instant Pot a ‘game-changer’ for county cooks

There are some times when getting an appliance for Christmas isn’t such a bad thing. And this year was one of them. Hundreds of thousands of people found magical pots under the tree Christmas morning. More...

County Cuisine

Simmer your way to dinner with chicken slow-cooker recipe

It is slow-cooker season and here is a recipe from Anderson's Market sure to present a warm-up during the freezing mid-January weather. All of the ingredients can be purchased at Anderson's Market in Glen Arbor. Tuesdays are special at Anderson's. More...

Leland reschedules dam, sidewalk repairs for ‘18

Leland Township officials are preparing a 2018-19 budget that will include funds for two major projects that were carried over from this fiscal year, reports township supervisor Susan Och.  In preparation, the Leland Township Board earlier this More...

Delay until 2019 possible for Shalda Creek culvert project

It may take a little longer for a new culvert to be installed under County Road 669 (Bohemian Road) than Cleveland Township and Leelanau County Road Commission officials had hoped.  More...

Business students promoted to state meet

Students from Suttons Bay and Lake Leelanau St. Mary advanced to state competition in March after strong performances at regional Business Professionals of America (BPA) competition.  More...

Choose the right school

Pathfinder School in Greilickville will host a high school fair from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. More...

Joy headed to Brazil

JOY OGEMAW, a sophomore at Northport Public School, learned last week that she will represent the Suttons Bay- Leelanau County Rotary Club in Brazil as an exchange student during the next school year. More...

ChakraDance good for mind, spirit, body

The Northport Arts Association will host Rebecca Dujanowicz’s introduction to ChakraDance Monday in the first of its Healing Arts Series.  ChakraDance provides a complete workout for the body, mind and spirit.  Dujanowicz is a license More...

Leelanau families say goodbye to the brisket, hello to meat-free diets

Is it possible to thrive on plant-powered protein? Some Leelanau County residents give an enthusiastic thumbs-up to leaving meat off their plates. More...

Talk of the County

Having a conversation with Robert Neddow

Name: Robert Neddow Town or township of residence: Lake Leelanau Resident since: Since I was born here in 1974. Age and birthplace: I am 44 and I was at the old hospital up in Northport. More...

Dunklow, Johnson promoted to lieutenants in Leland Fire, Rescue

Two members of the Leland Fire and Rescue Department have been promoted to lieutenant.  Kyle Dunklow and Greg Johnson also received new titles, as provided within a contract ratified in November between Leland Township and the International Asso More...

Fire department joins mutual aid group

The Suttons Bay-Bingham Fire & Rescue Authority last week became the latest municipal body in Leelanau County to join an expanded “mutual aid” program that will streamline procedures for responding to major emergencies.  More...

Winter fun in Peshawbestown

Leelanau County 4-H clubs will host their annual Winter Fun Day on Saturday, Feb. More...

Settlers landed in Glen Haven, then on to make life in Solon

Poor And Orphaned Helped

The following is an excerpt from “Remembering Solon,” a community and family history of the Solon Township area, Leelanau County, compiled by Carol Drzewiecki for Solon Township. More...

St. Mary senior releases CD with help from family, friends

Singer, writer and musician

Grandparents inherently believe their granddaughters sing like angels.  But Mike Scott’s judgment was right, and now Lexi Schaub has released her first CD.  “I knew she could carry a tune since she was two-years-old,” Scot More...

‘Works in cloth’ showing in Glen Arbor

The Glen Arbor Arts Center (GAAC) will show “Works in Cloth 2015-17,” a small survey of fiber constructions by county artist Molly Phinny, through April 8.  Phinny’s creative practice had focused on landscape painting. More...