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It’s a Wonderful Life   Glen Lake High School’s theatre department will present “It’s a Wonderful Life: a live radio play” tonight, Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. in the school auditeria. More...

Judges honored, Cooney sworn

Leelanau County and local court officials celebrated the 50th anniversary of District Courts in the State of Michigan during a gathering Tuesday afternoon at the county courthouse.  Also Tuesday afternoon at the courthouse, the 86th District Cou More...

Federal act no panacea for growers

Joe Taber has been using big dozers to pull orchards since 2002, which not so coincidently proved to be a terrible year for the tart cherry crop. More...

Life in Leelanau

Homemade: Young people share ‘gifts’ with others

Two Leelanau 20-somethings are sharing their “gifts” with others during this season of giving.  Chelsey Sawallich, 24, has known from age 12, that she wanted to be a designer.  A dozen years later, the 2012 St. More...

Festival of Trains coming down the track

Ask any 21st century child to divulge their holiday hopes, and we’d expect an earful of the season’s trendiest toys. More...

Festival begins this weekend

The NMRRC Festival of Trains will begin Saturday at the historic Carnegie Library, 322 Sixth St., in Traverse City.  Festival activities will take place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays and noon to 4 p.m. More...

Views

Respect the key to public shoreline use

Did you know you can shoot a deer that’s standing on a county road right-of-way? The person firing the gun has to be outside of the right-of-way, and on state land or on private land that he or she has permission to hunt. More...

Heard around Leelanau

“The less you put Hollywood on the screen, the better.”  — Erik Bahle said Tuesday during an open forum on the future of The Bay Theatre.   More...

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Leelanau Log

Construction Code Authority

Village of Northport  Mary J. Walter Trust (Mark K. Kellogg) Construct foundation only for garage slab and crawl space for entryway kitchen addition at 10510 N. Shore Drive ($15,940).  Village of Suttons Bay  More...

Real estate transfers recorded in county

November 30, 2018  L. Keith Borgerson, Settlor/Trustee of the L. Keith Borgerson Trust and as Successor Trustee of the Mary L. Borgerson Trust tonScott Earl, Section 26 in Leland Township.  Carol J. Stowe to Joel T. More...

Soil Erosion Permits

Village of Suttons Bay  Matthew and Cady Hall – (Self) Excavation to build a detached garage at 115 E. Concord Street ($140).  Leelanau Township  More...

 

Scott takes blame for failed talks

Glen Lake Superintendent Sander Scott fell on the sword this week, taking the blame for stalled contract talks during Monday’s monthly meeting. More...

County Board meets goals for 2018

The Leelanau County Board of Commissioners appears to have met almost all the goals it set for itself earlier this year. More...

Special Sections

Public Notices  Free Access 

Public Notices For Leelanau County

Michigan law requires local governments to inform their citizenry through public notices published in newspapers of record for their communities. These notices provide residents with an easy path for following the work of their elected officials. More...

Sports

Suttons Bay holds off St. Mary

Two county teams with boys who played football and soccer together met on the court in Suttons Bay.  St. Mary (0-3) and Suttons Bay (2-2, 1-0 NWC) went back and forth on Friday, but the Norsemen held on to defeat the Eagles, 51-48.  More...

Lakers power past Buckley, Charlevoix

Glen Lake (3-0, 1-0 NWC) made quick work of Buckley (1-2, 0-1 NWC) Friday.  The Lakers got out early, scoring 29 points in the second quarter alone to propel them to an 84-47 victory. More...

Lady Lakers fall to Ypsilanti Arbor Prep, start season 2-1

Glen Lake was back on track Tuesday.  The Lakers (2-1, 1-0 NWC) made the trip to Onekama (0-2, 0-1 NWC) for their first conference matchup of the season, running past the Portagers, 53-18.  More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

Leelanau County Calendar of Events

Organizations wishing to have their public events listed in this calendar can email Amy Hubbell at amy@leelanaunews.com or call The Enterprise, 256-9827, before 5 p.m. Friday.   TODAY  9 a.m. More...

Letters

Hats off to artisans

To the editor,   More...

Thanks after library event

To the editor:   More...

Hoping for peace

To the editor:   It was with sadness that I read, “Homes vs. Rentals at Cherry Home”. During this season of goodwill, it surprised me that some aren’t thinking about peace, but of suing their neighbors.  More...

Columns

Looking Back...

5 YEARS AGO December 12, 2013 More...

Life in Omena: then and now

I always enjoy reading the “Looking Back…” column in the Leelanau Enterprise. Now that I’m in my second decade of doing the Omena News, I wondered if it might be fun to look back at Omena. More...

Full calendar of holiday events

One of the best reasons to shop locally, Traffic. It is really nuts out there, and most of them are Christmas shopping.  More...

Courts

86th District Court

Andrew P. McCarthy, 50, of 1922 E. Darga Rd., Cedar — Sentenced to three additional days in jail after pleading guilty to a bond violation.  Susan M. Shields, 63, of 1042 W. More...

Grant pleads to probation violations

The daughter of a woman accused of securing the recreational drug that killed a Suttons Bay man is back behind bars. More...

Info not recorded at traffic stops

LANSING — Information that could help protect citizens from being unfairly targeted and police from unfair accusations is not required to be collected. More...