Leelanau Almanac for the Week of June 15 – June 21, 2006

The Week’s News
The top story of the week was the announcement of a purchase deal for Fishtown for a purchase price of $3 million that includes all historic structures on the north side of the Leland River (there’s also a great photo of Fishtown from 1973 that you’ll definitely want to check out). Other stories include a feature on migrant workers in Leelanau and Northern Michigan and news that a late spring frost has caused fairly extensive damage to tart & sweet cherries and apples.
The Week’s Weather

Strawberries are ripe and there’s a great feature on Michigan strawberries from Taste the Local Difference and Absolute Michigan. We had our first really hot weekend last weekend and a beautiful week this week.

June 15, 2006: Early sun, late clouds and upper 70s (81Ëš/51Ëš)
June 16, 2006: Mostly sunny and upper 80s (89Ëš/62Ëš)
June 17, 2006: Mostly sunny & low 90s – Record High! (93Ëš/73Ëš)
June 18, 2006: Some sun, some rain & low 80s (82Ëš/66Ëš)
June 19, 2006: Mostly sunny & low 70s (80Ëš/57Ëš)
June 20, 2006: Mostly sunny & low 70s w/ overnight rain (75Ëš/46Ëš)
June 21, 2006: Morning rain, then mostly sunny & mid 70s (78Ëš/60Ëš)

Click for the Leelanau news archive from June 16th – June 22nd, 2005!

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