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County Dates

History, art to mix tomorrow at the Glen Arbor Art Center History lends perspective. More...

O’Malley,Vanderwall prevail here and across legislative districts

Only county candidate defeated

The 101st state House seat, considered a toss-up or “leans Republican” in past elections, on Tuesday moved solidly into the Republican column. More...

Proposals popular in county, state

Leelanau County voters joined voters across Michigan in approving three state proposals on this week’s ballot.  A proposal to legalize possession, cultivation and commercial sales of marijuana through state-licensed retailers passed with s More...

Outdoors

Switch flips for whitetail rut as bucks start to chase down does

A switch turned on over the past few days, turning what had been considered an uneventful deer season into excitement for archery hunters — and drivers.  More...

96 hunters explore North Manitou Island

It didn’t take long for Wyatt McCoy of Lake Leelanau to take down a trophy buck in the North Manitou Island deer hunt. McCoy shot his 10-point buck 10 minutes into the hunt, which ran from Oct. 27 through Saturday. 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  7:20-8:20 a.m. More...

Letters

Life, according to Mr. Rogers

To the editor: Thank you Tikkum Olam! I learned this term at the Bay Theater showing of the Mr. Rogers Documentary. More...

‘Gaveling down’ OK during public comment

To the editor:   More...

Kavanaugh elevated based on perjury

To the editor:   I thank Ed Hahnenberg for taking umbrage with my observation that “Brett Kavanaugh’s testimony was a litany of lies and evasions …’” (quoth he quoting me). More...

Columns

Looking Back...

5 YEARS AGO November 7, 2013 More...

100th Armistice Day observed

This year marks a very special Veterans Day celebration. November 11 is the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. More...

Food drive at Art’s a success

The weather this past weekend was pretty typical for this time year. Two years ago, however, people were swimming in Lake Michigan on November 6th. More...

Leelanau Log

Construction Code Authority

Bingham Township  Mark Hadar (Seeco Contracting Corporation) Construct single family dwelling, one story wood frame with unfinished and finished basement, main floor, covered porch and attached unfinished garage at 10630 E. More...

Real estate transfers recorded in county

October 15, 2018  Thomas E. Blakely and William H. Blakely to Janna B. and Thomas E. Blakely, and Jane and William H. Blakely, Section 13 in Cleveland Township.  Fred Costa, by Marya D. Mellinger, his Attorney-in-fact to Linda D. More...

Soil Erosion Permits

Village of Suttons Bay  Immanuel Lutheran Church – (Stanz Dozer) Demo and build home, regrade yard at 213 Lincoln Street ($218).  Centerville Township  More...

 

Mixed results show a split county

Very high voter turnout

Although a “blue wave” may have crashed ashore in parts of Michigan and the U.S in this week’s general election, there was only a stir in Leelanau County. More...

G-L graduate dies in high-speed crash

Two families. Forever changed. Such is the case in the Maple City where one family is grieving the death of a son; and another has a son in jail facing serious criminal charges. 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

Comets capture State Championship

State Champions.  The Leland boys soccer team has waited a long time to hear these words, but the Comets turned the first appearance to the state championship match into a state title with a 1-0 win over Ann Arbor Greenhills at Comstock Park.&nb More...

Leland defeats Hillman, advances to regional final

Leland runs past Hillman   After taking the state championship in soccer, the Leland volleyball team has a little extra spark.  Leland ran past Hillman Tuesday in straight sets by scores of 25-9, 25-14 and 25-12. More...

Norsemen fall to Pickford in regional final

Suttons Bay finished its season in a tough matchup. In a close game, the Norsemen fell to Pickford, 48-42 in the regional final of the MHSAA playoffs. More...

Life in Leelanau

Businesses gearing up for the holiday season

With the busy summer visitor season long gone and the fall “shoulder season” winding down, some local employers are now looking to staff up for winter holiday shopping. More...

Talk of the County

Having a conversation with Jennifer Carlson

Name: Jennifer Carlson  Town: Leland  Resident of county since: 30 years  Age and birthplace: 56, Battle Creek   More...

County Cuisine

Brighten up a November day cook

This week’s colorful dish comes from Anderson’s Market and features spices from across the ocean. This burst of flavorful chicken will surely broaden your pallet. Anderson’s Market is located in Glen Arbor. More...

Views

Embrace public comment; which beats indifference

There are open meeting violations and there are open meeting violations.  We’ve learned of three questionable activities during or leading up to public meetings. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Heard around Leelanau

“That’s why I’m down there.”  — Just-appointed Northport harbor master Susan Holtz, when asked if part of her drive to maintain high standards at the marina relates to the death of her husband. More...

Courts

Schaub sent to prison for meth

A 35-year-old Lake Leelanau man could serve up to 15 years in prison in connection with his drug-related arrest last summer. Circuit Court Judge Kevin A. Elsenheimer sentenced Jacob O. Schaub Tuesday to 16 to 180 months in state prison. More...

86th District Court

Steven J. Skoczylas, 67, of 4546 S. Shepardsville Rd., St. John’s — Failed to appear for arraignment, possession of marijuana; bond forfeited; bench warrant issued.  Alexander E. More...

Magistrate Court

Kathy L Semeyn, 63, of 9770 E Valley Hills Dr., Traverse City — Failed to yield to oncoming traffic — $130 fines and costs.  Andrew McHugh III, 22, of 1300 E Ann St., Ann Arbor — Speeding 65 in 55 mph zone, reduced from 65 &mda More...