April 17, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Air walk pulled

Plans for a proposed “air walk” in Kasson Township have been withdrawn. Blame — or credit, depending upon your view of the controversial project — an invasive species rather than zoning laws. More...

Special Sections

Sports

Glen Lake, Suttons post victories in rain-halted Classic

The Glen Lake boys baseball team opened its season with a 10-run first at-bat, settled for a 10-run victory and was headed for possibly another 10-run win before the rains came Saturday, suspending play in the Leelanau Classic. More...

Comets kickstart season with tourney win

Leland’s girls soccer team began the new season on the right foot Saturday by winning the Houghton Lake Invitational. More...

St. Mary wins softball Classic in final at-bat

The St. Mary girls softball team battled the elements Saturday in the Leelanau Classic at Suttons Bay. The Eagles also battled host Suttons Bay and Glen Lake, right to the bitter end to capture the three-team seasonopening tournament. More...

Life in Leelanau

EGG-CELLENT IDEA

A business hatched after a zoning change allowing chickens in the City of Traverse City has developed into something ... More...

Church services celebrate Resurrection of Jesus Christ

Sunday is Easter, the day Christians celebrate the Resurrection of Jesus Christ. This is perhaps the most attended Sunday service of the year in Christian churches. More...

County Cuisine

Blu offers rich and creamy dessert

Chef Randy Chamberlain from Glen Arbor’s Blu shares a rich dessert with us this week, his pumpkin cheesecake. More...

Views

our opinion

Ending village police department makes sense It speaks volumes about the respect earned by former Suttons Bay Village police chief Del Moore that village fathers have continued to fund the one-man department. More...

Staying focused on Leelanau’s weather

A column

I’m a weather geek. I could change, but I don’t want to. I like being a weather geek. It gives me something to talk about other than being a newspaper geek, which limits my topics to things that, for me, are work related. More...

Graduate encourages continued support of Suttons Bay Schools

Norsemen Pride! It is something every one of us had while attending Suttons Bay High School. It was what we felt when we took the field, the floor, and the concert halls. More...

Leelanau Log

leelanau log

Real estate transfers recorded in county April 7 David E. Veenstra, successor trustee of the Emily Veenstra Trust, Section 25 and 26, Leland Township. Benjamin I. Taylor and Amy J. Taylor to Amy J. Taylor, Section 27, Suttons Bay Township. More...

Breaking News - 11:30 AM

Northport Public School Board of Education to hold special meeting  Free Access 

The Northport Public School Board of Education will hold a special meeting to interview its first sup More...

County funds continue to grow

Leelanau County entered the present fiscal year with about $7.6 million available in its general fund, an amount that grew by more than 9 percent in the past year. More...

Feds: Polselli owes $5.1 million

If Remo Polselli was in trouble with the feds before, he may be in even more trouble now. More...

 

Local News

L-L woman happy to find bracelet where she left it three weeks ago

Lloweta Thompson gets emotional when she talks about her bracelet that is made from Petoskey stones and Leland bluestone — especially now that the treasure is back in her possession. More...

A HORSE-DRAWN

carriage transports the remains of Suttons Bay resident Mathilda Martinson to the Lutheran Cemetery Tuesday after funeral services. More...

Old Settlers Picnic meeting Tuesday

The first planning meeting for the 2014 Old Settlers Picnic will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Kasson Township hall. Are are welcome to participate in the planning of the 122nd Old Settlers Picnic set for Aug. 3. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Gladys Duncan Elmore

1918-2014

Services were held April 11 for Gladys Duncan Elmore of Northport who died April 7 at Tendercare of Leelanau. She was 95. More...

Elaine Ruth Reamer

1920-2014

Per her wishes, no memorial service is scheduled for Elaine Ruth Reamer of Bingham Township who died Friday, April 11. She was 93. Elaine was born Aug. 11, 1920, the daughter of John and Ruth (French) Akers. More...

Frederick Curtiss

1962-2014

No funeral services are planned for Frederick "Scott" Curtiss of Suttons Bay, formerly of Fort Myers, Fla. who died Saturday, April 5. He was 51. Scott was born May 31, 1962 in Lansing, the son of Charles Frederick and June Marie (DeYoung) Curtiss. More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

coming events

TODAY 9 a.m. — Leelanau Clean Water: County Government Center; Suttons Bay. 10-11 a.m. — Overeaters Anonymous: 271-1060 for more info.; Leland Township Library, E. Cedar Street, Leland. 10:30 a.m. More...

Letters

A $10 annual pass for Empire Beach would be suitable

To the Editor: More...

Those who can vote, should elect new Northport village officers

To the Editor: While we sympathize with Mr. More...

Letter to the editor rantings more like a rigid reactionary

To the Editor: I’m not much of a letter writer, but I felt compelled to comment on Mary Bowen’s offensive invective published on the April 3 issue of the Enterprise. More...

Columns

Schauer proposes road fix without a solution

For weeks the state GOP has been hitting hard the Democratic candidate for governor for not having a “plan” to fix Michigan. More...

Courts

86th District Court

Chief Judge, Michael Stepka • Judge, Michael J. Haley • Judge, Thomas J. Phillips Courtney T. More...

Magistrate Court

Magistrate, Norene D. Kastys Daniel L. Somero, 46, 2700 S. Kohler Road, Suttons Bay — Seat belt violation; $65 fines and costs. Elizabeth A. Eneix, 25, 7922 W. Empire Hwy., Empire — Defective equipment; $95 fines and costs suspended. More...

Native American male skull to be returned for repatriation ceremony

A human skull dating back to the late 1800’s is being returned to the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa & Chippewa Indians. On Dec. More...