September 13, 2018 RSS feed / Life in Leelanau

Students with varying backgrounds study online

At 16, Nicholas Plamondon of Lake Leelanau been exposed to much more than what can be found in a traditional classroom setting.  He’s a virtual school student.  More...

Garden walk raises $883 for Cedar fire

Sunshine and seasonable temps on Saturday provided perfect conditions for a garden stroll that also served as a fundraiser for the Cedar Area Fire & Rescue.  The Cedar-based emergency services department that serves the four surrounding town More...

50 million pounds of rain fell on one orchard

The early September weather has been ideal. The final days of August gave us a good downpour of rain that was badly needed, and ushered in warm days, cool nights and very little humidity. More...

Bonus weather and a special ceremony

We’ve been enjoying some bonus weather, make the most of it while we are able.  * * *  I hope everyone that could attended the Glen Lake Emergency Services annual 9/11 ceremony. As always it was moving and touching. More...

Program highlights county historical sites

Historic sites and buildings in Leelanau County will be the focus of a special program set for 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. More...

Church to hear about human trafficking

Suttons Bay Congregational Church will host a “lunch and learn” program on human trafficking at noon, Friday, Sept. 21.  Laura Tarsa will be the featured speaker. Bring a sack lunch.   More...

Parenting group plans fundraiser at Leland Lodge

The Leelanau Early Childhood Development Committee will host a Fine Art Auction on Friday, Sept. More...

GOP plans chili cookoff

All are welcome to attend a chili cookoff sponsored on Saturday in Elmwood Township by the Leelanau County Republican Party.  The cookoff will begin at 4 p.m. at the Noverr Farm Barn, 7981 S. Lakeshore Dr.  More...

Astronaut raises funds for library

The Glen Lake Community Library on Monday, Sept. 24, will host a presentation by retired Air Force colonel and astronaut Gregory Johnson.  During the 7 p.m. More...

Fair time certain in Lake Leelanau

The planning has ended, and anticipation will soon follow suit. The Lake Leelanau Street Fair will kick off at 11 a.m. on Saturday.  The fair serves to gather an eclectic mix of vendors, from artisans to vintners. More...

Students dig up dirt while learning science in gardens

Sometimes dirt can be a good teacher.  Just ask Leland School Garden Club mentor Richard Allen, who’s been involved with the club for the 10 years of its existence. More...

Maritime puts on show

“We were driving by on M-22 when we saw the bagpiper playing and just had to stop to see what there was to see,” said Julie Preneta of Northport.  More...

Ribbons warn women of ovarian cancer symptoms

While driving or walking through Lake Leelanau, you might notice a splash of teal around the town.  The bright ribbons, tied to several lamp post mark September as National Ovarian Cancer Awareness month.  More...

Flu vaccine clinic slated

Leelanau County will be hosting an influenza vaccine clinic at the county government center on Wednesday, Sept. 26.  Vaccinations will be given from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.  The deadline to register for this clinic is next Thursday, Sept. More...

Fall social set at Ruby Ellen

The Rex Dobson-Ruby Ellen Farm in Bingham Township will be the site of the fourth annual Fall Time Social and Pig Roast on Sunday, Sept. More...

McCullochs celebrate 60th anniversary

A Suttons Bay couple who met at a Lutheran church in Lansing celebrated their 60th anniversary with family and friends.  David McCulloch and the former Marjorie Garlock met at Emanuel Lutheran Church, where each was baptized. More...

Dems fete Indigenous people

The Leelanau County Democratic Party will celebrate Indigenous People’s Day on Monday, Oct. 1.  The program, set for 7 p.m. More...

Ansorge to discuss emergency preparedness

The Leland Township Library will host an emergency preparedness workshop at 1:30 p.m. next Thursday, Sept. More...