September 3, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

40-unit complex planned

Affordable housing eyed for Northport

An affordable housing development with up to 40 units — some with spectacular views of the Grand Traverse Bay — is proposed for Northport Village. More...

Last hurrah activities include walks and a float

Leelanau County will celebrate the end of summer this weekend with activities on and over water. 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

Laker brotherhood shows heart in win

Lakers win 10-6

Glen Lake football players were all smiles Friday following their seasonopening win over Frankfort. The Lakers — including coaches, fans, family and friends — had every reason to considering all they’d been through in the past year. More...

Suttons Bay braces for Cherry Bucket game after loss

Smith: 22 tackles

Alex Kohler didn’t hesitate when asked what his bounce-back plan was for practice this week. “Extra conditioning,” Kohler said. Kohler endured a frustrating first game as head coach of the Suttons Bay football team Friday night. More...

North Bay boys bounce back, win at Bellaire

Shutouts for NB, GL

North Bay’s early season optimism was somewhat spoiled last week when the team fell short, 5-2, in its first game of the 2015 season. More...

Life in Leelanau

Parents line up for immunization waivers from Health Dept.

Parents busy with the back-to-school flurry have one more thing to check off their list before classes resume next week. More...

No evidence of ‘super’ lice — yet

Watch out for ‘selfie’ infestation

“Super lice” is crawling across U.S. headlines and preventing backto school selfies on a nationwide basis. More...

Having a conversation with Sue Miller

Name: Sue Miller Town or township of residence: Leland Township Resident since: 2010 Age and birthplace: I’m 65 and I was born in South Bend, Ind. More...

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Five events of change in Leelanau County

our opinion

The Labor Day holiday provides a day to reflect, and we’ve come to the conclusion that it’s been a busy summer across Leelanau County — and not just for businesses. More...

Departing intern, eh, writer: never say never

A column by Al Willman

As the saying goes, time flies when you’re having fun. These last four months have certainly proven that. I came up here at the beginning of May to start my internship and didn’t have a clue what to expect. More...

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Leelanau Log

Real estate transfers recorded in county

August 19 Paul R. and Sharon G. Doxen to themselves, Lot No. 6, Dawn Haven Beach, Section 10 and Parcel 70, Section 10 in Leelanau Township. Eric G. and Genevieve Carpenter to Eric G. Carpenter as Trustee of the Eric G. More...

Construction Code Authority Building permits issued

Summary of Building Permits Value of Permits during last week: $716,828 Total Value of Permits for 2015: $28,008,561 As of Sept.18, 2014: $26,719,345 As of Sept.5, 2013: $29,379,932 As of Sept.9, 2010: $13,376,706 No. More...

Marriage license applications filed

Hillary L. Urban and Joseph P. Tierney Kiersten A. Duffey and Jason T. Gray Guy R. Davis and Boyd W. Brobst Sarah F. Hilgeman and Matthew J. Zufall Leslie A. Holmstrom and Jordan I. Silverman David B. McClintock and Courtney M. More...

Summer's Big Ending

MOM AMY Sutherland of Bingham Township, and her three boys, from left, William, 2, Henry, 5, and Patrick, 7, enjoy warm weather and an extra week of summer vacation Tuesday morning at the Suttons Bay Marina Park. More...

It’s (literally) been a long summer

Students, parents and teachers are preparing to shift gears next week. But have you noticed that the gears will be shifting a full week later this year? More...

Diversions winds down with Back to School coverage

It’s been a long summer for our Diversions coverage, too, as we wind down the weekly 16-page sections with stories about classes resuming at Leelanu County schools. More...

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Local News

Labor Day walk will shine light on hunger drive

A Suttons Bay woman will hit the road Monday to bring attention to next month’s annual walk to fight hunger both locally and worldwide. More...

Road Commission will process business signs

Applications for signs on county roads directing drivers to local businesses were temporarily put on hold. More...

Work starts next week on M-22; one lane to close

Leelanau County Road Commission crews — joined by workers with Elmer’s Crane & Dozer — will be resurfacing three portions of M-22 between Jacobson Road (Co. Rd. 633) and Omena shortly after Labor Day. More...

Outdoors

Safety and fun for young hunters

Rich Bechtold remembers life as a 10-year-old in Bellaire. Kids didn’t spend nearly as much time on the ball field, on the phone or on the couch — and they weren’t online. They spent their free time in the great outdoors. More...

Leftover anterless permits to be sold over counter

Young hunters ages 9-16 who did not purchase a junior antlerless deer license over the table — and all perspective deer hunters, for that matter — may soon get another crack. 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

Don’t run trail along Little Traverse Lake road

To the Editor: It is time for NPS to route the Heritage Trail along CR 669 and finish at Good Harbor Bay, providing 24 miles of trail from Empire - more than enough! Routing the trail along Lake Michigan Drive would be an awesome experience! More...

Community supported Glen Lake book sale

To the Editor: On behalf of the Friends of the Glen Lake Community Library, we thank our community for supporting the Annual Used Book Sale again this year, especially in light of our need to reschedule due to the devastating wind storm. More...

Comfort in loss of tree ‘family’

To the Editor: I recently noticed a poem I thumbtacked years ago to the mudroom wall of our trailer “Little Pocket” in Empire. More...

Courts

86th District Court

Aaron C. Brock, 23, 3220 S. Lake Shore Dr., Lake Leelanau — Guilty plea on charge of careless discharge of a firearm withdrawn; bond continued; requesting court-appointed attorney; pretrial conference set for Sept. 8. Austin L. More...

Dorr man out after pleading drunk and disorderly

A 36-year-old man who was picked up twice last month after strange behavior pleaded guilty on Tuesday in 86th District Court to a charge of drunk and disorderly conduct. Corey M. Haveman, of Dorr, is currently free on a $100 bond. More...

Monroe man charged with drunk driving, fleeing police

A 56-year-old Monroe man was arraigned in 86th District Court on Tuesday on charges of felony drunken driving and fleeing and eluding a police officer. Gary J. More...