Spring Beauties in Empire by Jim Sorbie
News from the Week
Stories from the week included news that the King’s Challenge at Sugar Loaf has been purchased by a group led by Homestead owner Bob Kuras, news of another major wine award from a Leelanau County winery and a cool photo of Leelanau’s vintners by John Robert Williams.
The Week’s Weather
We were down 3/4 of an inch from the normal rainfall for April (2.12″ as compared to 2.72″ normally), something that’s easy to see as you wander through the woods searching for morels.
April 30, 2009: Mostly cloudy, heavy rain & 50s (60/48)
May 1, 2009: Light rain & 50s (58/44)
May 2, 2009: Mostly sunny & upper 50s (60/39)
May 3, 2009: Sunny & 60 (62/36)
May 4, 2009: Sunny & 70 – a gorgeous day! (70/33)
May 5, 2009: Mostly sunny & low 70s (72/40)
May 6, 2009: Mostly cloudy with light rain & 70s (75/45)