Leelanau Almanac for the Week of March 27 – April 2, 2008

Sleeping Bear National Lakeshore by anttler

Sleeping Bear National Lakeshore by anttler

News from the Week

The top story of the week was obviously the startling sale of Sugar Loaf … to aliens, which of course took place on April 1st. Sources close to the deal were heard to remark “somebody take that guy’s copy of Photoshop away”. We had a more standard article about how the proposed 2008 state budget deals with school equity. We have also begun to roll out our new Google-powered map of Leelanau County with entries posted so far for Empire, Glen Haven, Glen Arbor, Leland and Northport with more coming before the end of the day! In the weeks and months to come, we’ll be adding things like trails, parks, beaches and businesses – stay tuned!

The Week’s Weather

Sometimes when everyone takes off for warmer climes for a spring break, those of us who stick around are rewarded with gorgeous weather. Last week was not like that.

March 27, 2008: Flurries & 30 (34/28)
March 28, 2008: Mostly sunny, breezy & low 30s (35/23)
March 29, 2008: Sunny & 30s (37/17)
March 30, 2008: Mostly sunny & 40s (46/30)
March 31, 2008: Rain & 30s (39/35)
April 1, 2008: Mostly cloudy, morning snow & 30s (37/25)
April 2, 2008: Sunny & 40s (46/19)

The photo above was taken from a sailplane over Crystal Lake – be sure to look at it bigger!

Click for the Leelanau news archive from March 2007 and April 2007.

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