Monthly Archives: August 2015

Vol XV #156 – Meggen’s Monday

It was a weekend full of end-of-summer hubbub in Leland. It felt like summer!  With great sadness we announce the passing of Leo Jerry G. Shea, one of the mainstays of our Leland Community.  Our heartfelt condolences to his wife Patty,  Katie, Loretta, Michael,  Kevin, Kerry and their families.     

Vol XV #153 – A Place to Sit and Remember

A nice place to sit and remember all the good times and wonderful Leland relationships we had spending our summers here and not forgetting how important those relationships were, especially with those no longer with us.  With great sadness we report the passing of Therese Gits Larson this afternoon, she was 89 Memories of 1941 at the Beach House (Therese,… Read more »

Vol XV #151 – Cool and No Sun For Us

 The morning started out much like yesterday with clouds and wind. The weather hasn’t kept visitors away from Fishtown and for that matter the rest of Leland.  Unfortunate for those who have rented space for the week, it’s been a bad weather one. The forecast is for warming up and partly cloudy the next 5 days.  

Vol XV #150 – It Wasn’t the Nicest Day, It Wasn’t the Worst

   The morning started out much better than what the day became.  It was a rainy day in Leland Town.    To all subscribers: You may have noticed new advertisements on the left side column. Although I’ve resisted selling ad space for many years, it is going to help our bottom line and allow us to keep publishing the report. The… Read more »

Vol XV #149 – Meggen’s Monday

   Sunrise this morning as seen from North Manitou Island. Strong winds and serious waves made the return trip an adventurous one.   To all subscribers: You may have noticed new advertisements on the left side column. Although I’ve resisted selling ad space for many years, it is going to help our bottom line and allow us to keep publishing the… Read more »

Vol XV #148 – St. Wenc’s 125th

   Bishop Steven Raica of the Catholic Diocese of Gaylord celebrated the 125th birthday of St. Wenceslaus Church at 8:00 am mass this morning.  The well attended mass posed for a picture and went on to breakfast with the Bishop and Rev. Tony Cureton who currently serves mass each Sunday at St. Wenc. as well as St. Kateri Tekakwitha in Peshawbetown… Read more »

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