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Vol XVII – #049 A Visit Back in Time

(Report by Jim today) Mrs. Maro has been featured on this blog several times. But I don’t think these other gems were ever put up. Mrs. Maro was the wife of Walter T. Best, best known by his stage name “Maro the Magician”. She helped finance and run the Old Art Building. And, as you can see above from the… Read more »

Winners of the 2016-17 Snow Gauge Contest

Winter16-17The following entries were the closest to the snow gauge measurement at Leif’s Tileart studio in Sutton’s Bay without going over.  

Congratulations and thanks to everyone who participated in this year’s contest! See you next year!

First Place

Rebecca Reynolds with a guess of 144″
Rebecca wins a custom made Leif Spork tile with the final snow tally of the season included on it (Design in progress) 

Second Place

Allen Northcutt with a guess of 139″
Allen wins a choice of an signed 11×14 print of his choosing or one of Keith Burnham’s pen and ink prints of Fishtown

Third Place

Matt Burnheimer with a guess of 135.5″
Matt gets a one of a kind Leland Report mug with his choice of Leland scenes.

Vol XV #76 – Looks Like It’s Going to be a Great Day Tomorrow

The overnight rain continued throughout the early morning.  Noon brought  a few blue openings and mid afternoon the sky was sunny.   Please be on the lookout for a lost medium sized red dachshund in Suttons Bay near Kohlor Rd. Answers to the name “Sissy”. If you’ve seen her, call her owner Dorothy Sander at 231-357-0509. Or Animal Control at… Read more »

Vol XV #048 – A Beautiful Fishtown Day

Vol XV #048 Report #5158 ~ Photo: LR5-16-15 Forecast for 5/17/2015- PM Thunderstorms, High: 75° F- Low: 58° F Lake Leelanau reached its high level and the excess is flowing over the dam, a nice feeling with the sound of rushing water.  Installed the battery in my boat, strange, but it weighs twice as much as it did when I… Read more »

Vol XlV #234 – Meggen’s Monday

Down came the rain and washed the snow away… or at least much of the snow! It’s a rather Novembery day. We’ll take this milder reprieve before the winter white stuff flies again.  -Meggen Note: Our internet went out yesterday (Monday) and returned this morning.  Jim Burnham posted the “Report” Sad News: We have received word of the passing of… Read more »