September 6, 2018 RSS feed / Life in Leelanau

TALK of the COUNTY

Having a conversation with Ray Mulliner

Name: Ray Mulliner  Town or township of residence: Cleveland Township, across the road from Little Traverse Lake.   More...

Joining Forces

GRAND TRAVERSE Band Tribal Chairman, Thurlow “Sam” McClellan, left, smiles broadly while accepting a certificate from Sheriff Mike Borkovich recognizing Band law enforcement and fire and More...

1883 tornado has roots today in Hansen’s therapeutic music

It was a perfect storm of sorts: An anniversary of a devastating tornado of long ago, a modern-day medical research facility, and a musician whose love for music helps patients of all sorts.  More...

Scholar to talk about residency

John Hartig, a Fulbright Scholar and the manager for the Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge, will talk about his time as artist-in-residence with the Glen Arbor Art Center (GAAC) next Thursday, Sept. 13.  More...

Leland bridge w walk hits 19 years

The 20th annual Leland Labor Day Bridge Walk was a rousing success, according to the chair of the Leland Committee for Holiday Excitement.  Committee chair Patricia Soutas-Little said excellent weather and strong community spirit prompted a good More...

Planning to wed: Kalchik and Evans

Audrey M. Kalchik and John M. Evans, both of Traverse City, are planning a spring wedding.  More...

Hitchcock, Wiesen share wedding vows

Marta Hitchcock and Alex Wiesen, both of Maple City, exchanged wedding vows on July 29 at the Mountain Flower Lodge at The Homestead. Jan Price performed the ceremony.  The bride is the daughter of Scott and Mary Hitchcock of Rockford, Ill. More...

Church members remake drapes into ‘Jubilee’ bags

Nearly three dozen homeless people will have something to help them carry their load, thanks to three women from a Glen Arbor church.  The trio of Diane Elmer, Laurel Peterson and Karin Olson from Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Glen Arbor took a p More...

Clark to choose between new car and $25,000 cash

Irene Clark of Suttons Bay was the top winner of the St. Mary Key Campaign Car Raffle.  Clark’s ticket, sold to her by church family Jeff and Shelly Grant, was drawn by the Rev. Bryan Medlin Sunday after 11 a.m. More...

Some farmers markets ending; casino offers Birch Room concerts

Farmers market season changes  Shishito peppers have been the next best thing this summer at farmers markets in Leelanau County.  More...

Fire dept. plans tribute to 9/11

The Glen Lake Fire Department will hold its annual 9-11 commemoration at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at the fire station on State St. in Glen Arbor.  The program marks the 17th anniversary of the attacks on the Twin Towers in New York City. More...

Bats may lead to Eagle Scout award

To earn his Eagle, he’s helping bats.  Micah Thoreson, a senior at Lake Leelanau St. Mary, is checking the boxes toward his Eagle Scout award. More...

Shumaker to talk about Arcadia book

Author Heather Shumaker will discuss her book, “Saving Arcadia: A Store of Conservation and Community in the Great Lakes” at 4 p.m., next Wednesday, Sept 12, at the Leland Township Library.  “Saving Arcadia,” a Michigan N More...

Bridge walk has feel of ‘small town’

Despite a cloudy day, dozens of people showed up to walk across the bridge Labor Day in Lake Leelanau.  More...

Yogi’s happy; 200 attend

Who else but Yogi Beare would help organize a bridge walk set in the middle of National Park Service land?  Welcome to the 23rd annual Glen Lake bridge walk.  Beare, whose first name is really JoAnne, joined Tom Plasman and Bill Thompson in More...

Collinses celebrate 65th anniversary

A couple who played key roles in the revitalization of the Village of Northport will soon be celebrating their 65th anniversary.  William T. Collins Jr. and the former Nina Virginia Hacker were married on Sept. 12, 1953, in Bryn Mawr, Pa. More...

Doyles celebrate 50th anniversary

Jim and Sharon Doyle on Friday celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.  Jim Doyle and the former Sharon Biddison exchanged wedding vows on Aug. 31, 1968, in United Methodist Church in Fairborn, Ohio. Rev. More...

‘Leelanau’ hits halfway mark in Leader training

A special visitor walked in the Enterprise office Tuesday on four legs.  Leelanau, a puppy being trained to be a guide dog for Leader Dogs for the Blind, stopped in with his trainers Steve and Mary Landry.  More...