Leelanau Almanac for the Week of October 12-18, 2006

A day at the (Empire) beach by Justin Warnes

A day at the (Empire) beach, photo by Justin Warnes

News from the Week

The top story was news that the 2007 Tour de Leelanau will be a part of the USA Cycling Tour. The Leelanau bike race (planned for September 16, 2007) will be the final leg of the USA Cycling Professional Tour. The Tour will include 15 races in 11 states with 40 days of racing by the top foreign and domestic UCI professional teams. In layman’s terms, this means the 2007 Tour de Leelanau will be a very big deal indeed! We also had some news about how Leelanau County’s recycling program will work and a report on the District soccer tournament.
The Week’s Weather

The week’s weather was cold, cloudy, windy & rainy (with snow last Thursday & Friday). Not at all pleasant (except for Sunday!).

October 12, 2006: Very windy, rain, snow & 30s (Ëš37/28Ëš) Record low!
October 13, 2006: Windy, snow, rain & 30s (42Ëš/33Ëš)
October 14, 2006: Mostly cloudy & 40 (42Ëš/34Ëš)
October 15, 2006: Sunny & 50 – a beautiful fall day! (51Ëš/30Ëš)
October 16, 2006: Cloudy, some rain & low 50s (53Ëš/42Ëš)
October 17, 2006: Cloudy, rain & 50s (55Ëš/46Ëš)
October 18, 2006: Cloudy & 50s with late evening rain (55Ëš/43Ëš)

Leelanau news archive from October 13th – October 19th, 2005!

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