Leelanau Almanac for the Week of April 6-12, 2006

Sunset, April 2004, Pyramid Point

This week was more springlike, with temps mainly in the 40s and 50s during daylight hours. Tuesday we had temps in the 70s and sunshine and yesterday we had some great rain that instantly turned the green up a few notches.

The Week’s Weather

Thursday, April 6, 2006: Mostly cloudy & upper 50s (61°/30°)
Friday, April 7, 2006: Mostly cloudy & low 40s (45°/30°)
Saturday, April 8, 2006: Mostly cloudy & mid 30s (37°/25°)
Sunday, April 9, 2006: Mostly sunny & 40s (45°/34°)
Monday, April 10, 2006: Mostly cloudy & low 60s (63°/34°)
Tuesday, April 11, 2006: Mostly sunny & low 70s (75°/39°)
Wednesday, April 12, 2006: Mostly cloudy, some rain & low 60s (64°/42°)

News from the Week

The top story for the week was news that Glen Lake had issued layoff notices for 11 teachers to address an estimated $712,430 budget shorfall for the 2006-07 school year.

Other stories included a denied request for development rezoning in Empire, news that the Suttons Bay Library will seek an operating millage, a discussion thread about Sugar Loaf one year after new ownership, and a really cool Record-Eagle multimedia feature on Suttons Bay’s prom fashion show to benefit Project Hero.

Click for the last year’s news archive from April 7th-13th, 2005!