April 23, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

S-B Village nixes club’s veterans garden plan

Garden Club sought to honor vets

Members of the “By-The-Bay Garden Club of Suttons Bay” walked away from the Suttons Bay Village Council meeting this week empty handed and disappointed. More...

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Local News

Orbans welcome Avery Nicole

Holly and Jacob Adams of Avon Lake, Ohio, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Avery Nicole. Avery was born at University Hospitals-Case Medical Center in Cleveland on March 25. More...

M-22 bike lanes coming to G-A

Board seeks to ‘calm’ busy section

Safety improvements for those navigating busy Glen Arbor streets are expected to be in place this summer, but at a higher cost than anticipated. More...

Bingham officially welcomes chickens

Acting on recommendations from its Planning Commission, the Bingham Township Board this week approved a series of zoning ordinance amendments including one that will allow the raising of chickens in the township’s residential district. More...

Outdoors

Omena Bay ice leaves, residents return

Things are getting busy in Omena. As the ice disappears from the Bay, people are returning, and planning for this summer’s many events is underway. More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

Leelanau County Calendar of Events

Organizations wishing to have their public events listed in this calendar can email Patti Brandt at patti@leelanaunews.com or call The Enterprise, 256-9827, before 5 p.m. Friday. TODAY 9:30-10:30 a.m. More...

Letters

Leland River Club would change community character

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Migrants needed; learn about them

To the Editor: The Farm Labor Task Force of the League of Women Voters Leelanau County has completed a 2015 report on the state and local factors that attract a needed workforce of 1,500 agricultural migrant/seasonal workers each year to Leelanau Cou More...

Business owners should pay employees more

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Views

Empire no Gatlinburg; cull Gateway district

our opinion

At 1½ miles long, Empire Township’s “Gateway District” has the potential to become more like a community onto itself. More...

Heard around Leelanau

“She’s telling it like it is. She didn’t care whose feelings she hurt.” Retired Chief Justice Betty Weaver’s friend, Mary Sutherland, on Weaver’s tell-all book about the politics of the Michigan Supreme Court. More...

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Leelanau Log

Real estate transfers recorded in county

April 9 Laurie Ann Anderson, Trustee of the Annette Harland Declaration of Trust to James R. and Leslie Y. Julian, one lot, Outback Ridge No. 2, Elmwood Township (Valuation Affidavit Filed). Timothy Boyce to Lauren M. Zayac and Kienan B. More...

Marriage license applications filed

Tim M. Waters and Jeannie M. Howard Renato M. Alvarez and Brynna M. Burguard More...

Deaths recorded in county

Arthur W. Biggers, 90, of Suttons Bay Township, died April 11 in Suttons Bay Township. Mary Jo Lufts, 55, of Leelanau Township, died April 7 in Leelanau Township. Mary L. Pezza, 76, of Leland Towship, died April 14 in Leelanau Township. Elton L. More...

Weaver leaves a legacy

Children’s causes were her passion

Friends of former Michigan Supreme Court Justice Elizabeth A. “Betty” Weaver of Glen Arbor describe her as accomplished, passionate and competitive. Weaver died at her home along the Crystal River on Tuesday. She was 74. More...

Address sign changes pulled back

Your existing 3-inch letters are acceptable

The bad news is that if you have already installed one of those green-and-white “9-1-1” address signs at the end of your driveway and the numbers are just three inches high, you are in violation of a new Leelanau County Address Ordinance More...

We goofed; snow total was higher

To close followers of the Leelanau Enterprise snow totals, our apologies. “I’m sorry for what happened,” said Enterprise graphics designer Jason Plowman, who puts together the weather graph every week for publication. More...

 

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

Hursey claims S-B strikeout record

Norsemen top softball teams at 8-4

The softball season is still very young but Suttons Bay’s Jane Hursey has already become her school’s career strikeout leader. Hursey last Thursday came out of a doubleheader with Onekama at 642 career K’s. More...

Senior season special for Pleva

G-L catcher comes back from injuries

Kary Pleva is determined that her senior season will be her best in four varsity seasons for Glen Lake’s softball team. More...

Mark Leland, Glen Lake match on calendars

Northport picks up first win

Followers of local prep soccer teams, take note. Mark May 6 on your calendar. More...

Life in Leelanau

Student Risks Expose Fine Art

Exposures pulls art from students across peninsula

It took Lillian Wege a few tries before she got a shot of her friend Marlee Harrison lying in the middle of M-22 in her leotard and ballet shoes. More...

County business students headed to Anaheim

Students from Suttons Bay, St. Mary qualify for BPA nationals

Sneakers, blue jeans and T-shirts are their classroom attire. But after donning jackets, shirts and ties, they transform into the future leaders of America. More...

Trish: Kids will clamor for creamy mac and cheese

County Cuisine

Summer is coming! With that, the kids will be out of school all day. Trish Kropp, owner and executive chef of Trish’s Dishes, has the solution for their hunger. Here’s a quick and delicious way to feed them and get them back outside! More...

Courts

Felon charged with possession of firearms

A Suttons Bay woman is facing a felony charge of possession of a firearm after a routine search of her home turned up a 9mm semi-automatic pistol and a Ruger 22 pistol. Melonie C. More...

86th District Court

Brandon M. Morio, 26, 1105 S. More...

Participants sentenced in accident scam

Heather J. Holden, 59, and Holden J. Chandler, 20, both of 9024 Nelson St. in Cedar, were sentenced in 86th District Court on Tuesday. More...