September 6, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

No pact for G-L teachers

A mediator may be called in to help Glen Lake teachers and the Board of Education negotiate a contract — something that has proven difficult through eight months of negotiations.  Members of the Glen Lake Federation of Teachers (GLFT) retu More...

Sports

Leland sweeps Glen Lake at elementary school gym

Leland has set the bar high each year for them to be a successful teams, while other county teams are on the rise. More...

Leelanauts roll at home against Petoskey

The Leelanauts returned to Glen Arbor Park, and took it to the Petoskey Northmen.  Leelanau shut out the visiting Northmen, 12-0 and grabbed the win in each of their flights. More...

Norsemen win big, remain undefeated

The bright lights on Thursday night didn’t affect the Norsemen on the field.  Suttons Bay (2-0, 1-0 Midwest) took it to Bellaire (1-1, 0-1 Midwest), as the Norse defeated the Eagles, 45-6 behind a school record breaking day from tight end More...

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Coming Events

TODAY  7:20-8:20 a.m. — Step Aerobics: Old Art Building, Leland; $8.  8:30-9:30 a.m. — Senior Exercise: Old Art Building; Leland; $4.  9 -10 a.m. More...

Letters

Candidate embodies fairness, justice

To the editor:   On Nov. 6, vote for Marian Kromkowski for Leelanau County Probate Judge.  More...

Prayers work; Stephanie’s cancer test is negative

To the editor:   More...

To Munson nurses’ union: Stick to the issues

To the editor:   Last year the nurses at Munson Medical Center voted to be represented by a union and to address their economic and non-economic issues through collective bargaining. More...

Columns

World of adoption filled with love

Recent opportunities I’ve had to talk with folks in Leelanau County who have connected with long-lost birth family members have created a special opportunity for me.  More...

Looking Back...

5 YEARS AGO  September 5, 2013  More...

Fortunes found in island timber, then on mainland

The following is story and photos are taken from Kathleen Craker Firestone’s “The Fox Islands North and South.”  More...

Leelanau Log

Real estate transfers recorded in county

August 9, 2018  John F. Van de Roovaart, Paul J. Van de Roovaart, and David B. Van de Roovaart to VDR Investments, LLC, Section 11 in Leland Township.   August 10, 2018  More...

Soil Erosion Permits

Village of Northport  Village of Northport – (Chris Holton/ Superintendent) Place approx. 2 cubic yards of backfill, install rip rap along shoreline of Grand Traverse Bay at 4th Street Road end ($80).   Bingham Township  More...

Deaths recorded in county

Sara L. Benner, 73, of Peninsula Township died August 17 in Elmwood Township  Gloria M. Sours, 77, of Suttons Bay died August 24 in Suttons Bay   More...

 

Supervisors mixed on Ironman

The supervisors of seven townships in Leelanau County that may be asked to host parts of a 56-mile-long Ironman biking event next summer are expressing mixed opinions on the prospect.  More...

Dams work to keep lake levels

With Lake Leelanau water levels at least half a foot higher than normal, whitewater is pouring out of the Leland Dam and Leelanau County maintenance director Jerry Culman is working hard to manage the flow.  “Everything is saturated. More...

Glen Arbor’s new sign to go dark

The sign that has caused an uproar in Glen Arbor has been turned off pending the assembly of a township subcommittee to examine the issue. More...

Special Sections

Local News

Glen Lake installs gun-shooting technology

A new security system with “gunshot detection” technology has been installed at Glen Lake Community School — the first in the state.  The equipment, which cost the district $152,188, is a hybrid of sorts, combining an “in More...

County Dates

Boats, music, more in Greilickville   More...

Apartment complex proposed in S-B for ‘workforce housing’

Another new multi-family residential development has been proposed for construction just outside the Suttons Bay Village limits that could increase the stock of “workforce housing” in the community.  More...

Outdoors

Perch bite starting to pick up

Perch and salmon fishing is picking up.  On Glen Lake, perch are starting to enter their fall feeding routine, according to Carl Oleson.  “I’ve been out perch fishing and doing fairly well on Glen Lake,” he said. More...

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...

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...

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...

Views

Township should follow its own zoning ordinance

Glen Arbor residents were surprised and a few were shocked to learn that what’s good for the goose is exempt for the gander.  More...

Is justice slow or inept?

In the case of William F. Minore, is justice blind? Is it just slow? Or is it inept?  We are all judges of our justice system. In the case of Mr. More...

Egyptian-Muslim says he lost because of race

It’s the day after the night before and they are picking up the pieces inside the Abdul El Sayed campaign after the Aug. 7 vote. More...

Courts

No charges expected in death of dog

No charges are expected in the killing of a dog that law enforcement personnel say had bitten someone earlier in the day it was dispatched.  The dog, a mixed-breed husky, was killed by a Traverse City man and buried on federal property near Litt More...

86th District Court

Ronald S.  More...

Magistrate Court

Casey R. Geer, 21, of 4269 Bridlewood Dr., Traverse City — No proof of insurance — $25 fines and costs. Yvonne M. Galvas, 64, of 6162 E. More...