August 14, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Check doesn’t clear for Christian Neighbors

Suttons Bay Public Schools will return checks totaling nearly $29,000 to the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians after learning from their attorneys that the tribal “2-percent” payments were unlawful. More...

Special Sections

Sports

Glen Lake’s new AD deep-rooted in athletics

Jen Johnston, a former high school and college basketball standout and assistant men’s and women’s college basketball coach, is the new athletic director at Glen Lake Community Schools. More...

Steel, Makielski second at sailing championships

Biff Steel of Leland and Accra, Ghana, teamed up again with Sara Makielski of Eagle Lake, MI, and Austin, Texas, to take second place in the National One-Design World Championship regatta held on Tawas Bay. More...

Harnack wins watercross event in Wash.

Lake Leelanau St. Mary School seventh grader Olivia Harnack won her class Saturday racing personal watercraft during the Apple Pie Jamboree at Pateros, Wash. More...

Life in Leelanau

A FAIR AMOUNT OF SUCCESS

Kids and critters from Leelanau County 4-H Clubs acquitted themselves very well at this year’s Northwestern Michigan Fair held Aug. 2-9 in Grand Traverse County’s Blair Township. More...

Port Oneida comes back to life thanks to Lakeshore workers, volunteers

Horse-drawn wagons filled with families that moseyed through freshly mowed fields in Port Oneida Rural District on Friday and Saturday looked to have fallen right out of the worn pages of a history book. More...

County Cuisine

Blu offers special chilled soup

This week’s taste bud tantalizing recipe comes from the very talented Kyle Seitter, sous chef at the Blu, Seitter has been working with head chef Randy Chamberlain and the rest of the Blu crew since 2007. More...

Views

our opinion

Election result points to content We’d like to clear up two results of the Primary election. Being an incumbent does not guarantee reelection. More...

Internship ends with lots of Leelanau memories

Thirteen weeks as an Enterprise intern and I am unable to answer the question ‘Where has the time gone?’ For the past three months I have produced multiple stories on art, music, projects and the community. More...

March for November begins in earnest

Where to begin? There is so much to digest from last week’s primary vote as voters made some interesting decisions which, lumped together, tell us a heck of a lot about our state. More...

Lakeshore attendance breaks mark

More people visited Leelanau County’s number one tourist attraction last month than any July on record. According to National Park Service statistics, 476,296 people visited Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore last month, a new record. More...

Dems raise $15,000

Five Democratic county commissioner candidates, sparked by donations from a regional Political Action Committee (PAC), have amassed a war chest of more than $15,000 — the largest sum in recent memory. That is no accident. More...

 

Local News

Correction:

The time of this afternoon's Good Harbor watershed stakeholders meeting was listed incorrectly in the Aug. 7 issue of the Enterprise. The meeting is from 4 to 6 at the Cleveland Township hall. More...

VA director: Expansion promises broken

The area director of veterans services is so unhappy about a lack of progress toward promised expansion of medical facilities in Traverse City that he is calling out Veterans Affairs bureaucrats in Washington. More...

Input sought on Master Plan

Glen Arbor Township is seeking public input to help update its Master Plan. Residents, businesses and other community organizations interested in participating in this process may attend an open house set for next Wednesday, Aug. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Betty Mae Aslin

1926-2014

Services were held Tuesday, Aug. 12 at the Martinson Funeral Home of Suttons Bay for Betty Mae Aslin, of Suttons Bay, who died Aug. 5 at Munson Medical Center. She was 87. Betty was born Sept. More...

Peter Cecil Botting

1927-2014

Private family services have been held for Peter Cecil Botting, of Suttons Bay, who died Monday, Aug. 4 at his home. He was 86. Peter was born Aug. 10, 1927, in London, England, the son of Jasper and Ellen (Pryor) Botting. More...

Thelma E. Psenka

1922-2014

Internment will take place at a later date at Kirk in the Hill Columbarium for Thelma Emily Psenka, of Leland, who died July 29 at Tendercare of Leelanau. She was 92. More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

coming events

TODAY 9 a.m.-1 p.m. — Leland Farmer’s Market: Leland School. 10-11 a.m. — Overeaters Anonymous: 271-1060 for more info.; Leland Township Library, E. Cedar Street, Leland. 10-11:30 a.m. More...

Letters

Obama Care — the virtual experience

To the Editor: The President said the Affordable Care Act would allow you to keep your current health care plan and doctors. Prescriptions were not mentioned. More...

Bulldozing grading not natural for Lakeshore

To the Editor: At the base of the Sleeping Bear Dune Climb, next to the walls honoring donors to the Heritage Trail bike superhighway, is a National Park Service kiosk with the founding purpose statement of the Lakeshore: More...

Road Commission’s chip and tar process hurts cyclists

To the Editor: More...

Courts

Magistrate Court

Magistrate, Norene D. Kastys Ronny L. Cochrane, 41, P.O. Box 6581, Traverse City — Failed to yield; $130 fines and costs. Kevin A. Vansessen, 37, 11728 Monroe Pl., Crown Point, Ind. More...

86th District Court

Chief Judge, Michael S. Stepka • Judge, Michael J. Haley • Judge, Thomas J. Phillips Brandy J. More...

Leelanau Log

leelanau log

Real estate transfers recorded in county July 18 Czaplicka Properties LLC to James A. Hopson and Susan H. Hopson, One unit Edgewater Lofts Condominium, , City of Traverse City ($286,900) More...