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 #56 – Saturday in Fishtown

Vol XV #056 Report #5166 ~ Photo: LR5-23-15 The Season began today               6:00 a.m. ~ 45° ~ Sunny ~ Wind: West at 1 mph ~ Humidity: 62% Sunrise is at 6:06 am ~ Ave. Low is 43° ~ Record Low is 26° (1997) 3:30 pm ~ 71° ~ Mostly Cloudy ~ Wind: W SW at 15… 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 »

Vol XV #54 – Another Fishtown Day

Vol XV #054 Report #5164 ~ Photo: LR5-21-15 A beautiful North Beach morning.  On the cool side, but it’s still May. GOOD NEWS DEPT.:The Enterprise headlines that a new buyer for the courthouse property, ” A group of Leland Community members represented by fulltime resident Ross Satterwhite has offered to purchase the county owned property for $800,000 and is promising… Read more »

Vol XV #53 -Leland On the Range

Vol XV #053 Report #5163 ~ Photo: LR5-20-15 St Wenceslaus had a special mass to anoint us old folks this beautiful, but a bit cool Spring morning.  A very attractive bronze plaque has been placed in the harbor concrete “In Memory of Bill Elder He Loved Sailing These Waters”. Biscuit had his picture taken with Neal Shea and Anna Geoghegan,… Read more »