Sixty-nine years ago by John Levanen
News from the Week
Stories from the week included a note about the passing of longtime Manitou passage captain George Grosvenor, a look at “berging” the Leland River and a belated story on 2 Leelanau Odyssey of the Mind winners advancing to states.
The Week’s Weather
The week’s weather is about what you expect for late March – too warm to be winter, to cold for spring.
March 13, 2008: Heavy early morning snow, then cloudy & upper 30s (50/18)
March 14, 2008: Light rain & 40s (44/28)
March 15, 2008: Mostly cloudy, breezy & 30 (33/24)
March 16, 2008: Sunny & 20s (28/8)
March 17, 2008: Sunny & low 30s (36/18)
March 18, 2008: Flurries & 30s (39/830)
March 19, 2008: Partly sunny & 30s (39/30)
More about the photo: John writes: In 1939 our Leelanau house was about 40 or 45 years old.
It has been through a lot of Michigan winters. The Honke family owned the house back then , I assume one of them took this photograph. He also has a photo of the Honke Family in front of the house in 1918.