Leelanau Almanac for the Week of October 5-11, 2006

Rainbow Maples in Leelanau County

Rainbow Maples by Andrew McFarlane

News from the Week

The top story was the launch of an online art auction to benefit Fishtown preservation efforts. Leelanau.com and Absolute Michigan donated the setup and you can view and bid on artwork and photography from Keith Burnham, Walter McCord, Dorothy Forton, Melanie Parke, Mary Lou Ingwersen, Ellie Golden, Mary Fuscaldo, Richard Kooyman, Malcolm Chatfield, Becky Thatcher, Phil Krzeminski, Tobin Sprout and Al Rollings. There was also a report that student numbers at Leelanau County school districts (with the exception of Leland School) have continued their overall trend of decline and a nice photos of fall color along a country road near Northport.

The Week’s Weather

We had a gorgeous Columbus Day weekend and pretty good weather up until yesterday. The color has been great and it looks like some of it might survive our current bout of wind and chill temps!

October 5, 2006: Mostly sunny & 50s (55Ëš/37Ëš)
October 6, 2006: Sunny & 60 (61Ëš/32Ëš)
October 7, 2006: Sunny & upper 60s – a perfect day! (68Ëš/37Ëš)
October 8, 2006: Sunny, breezy & low 70s – another perfect day! (73Ëš/48Ëš)
October 9, 2006: Partly sunny & low 60s (62Ëš/48Ëš)
October 10, 2006: Early sun, then cloudy & low 50s (53Ëš/43Ëš)
October 11, 2006: Early sun, then cloudy & low 50s (53Ëš/43Ëš)

Click for the Leelanau news archive from October 6th – October 12th, 2005!

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