Monthly Archives: May 2015

Vol XV #63 – Riptide Warning

Our roving reporter Ian Dawkins spent the rainy morning at the 2015 Empire Hill Climb. The race was run from 1964 to 1980 and at long last it is back! The course is a short but challenging .5 miles and 8 turns, just a short walk from the shores of Lake Michigan. During its original running some of the best cars… Read more »

Vol XV #62 – Bug Control

  “LEELANAU CANCER FUND” The organizers of the Leelanau La-TEA-Da High Tea, whose mission is to support families in Leelanau County affected by cancer, have announced that only a few tickets remain for the sixth annual High Tea charity fund-raiser, but it is not too late to contribute or volunteer. The La-TEA-Da High Tea will be held Thursday, June 18th,… Read more »

Vol XV #61- Around the Bend

Leelanau Conservancy Working to Protect 700-Acre Hardwood Forest near Glen Lake: “A Once in a Lifetime Opportunity” http://leelanauconservancy.org/ The Leelanau Conservancy has signed an option to purchase 700 acres that straddles the GlenLake and GoodHarbor Baywatersheds, with acreage in both Glen Arbor and Cleveland Townships. The land, owned by Ki Corp., is the largest contiguous privately-owned tract of forested land… Read more »

Vol XV #55 – It Was That Kind of a Day

Vol XV #055 Report #5165 ~ Photo: LR5-22-15 On the cool side , but nevertheless a beautiful Spring day.  A large group loaded with camping gear headed out for the island.  The Village Green was busy with folks buying “wild flowers” to support the conservancy. Sad News Dept: We received the news that Dale Whalen passed away yesterday.  Our condolences… Read more »

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