August 28, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Developer looks to Northport

A multi-million dollar eco village, designed as a multigenerational community of approximately 150 residents, is being proposed for development in Northport in a portion of the old Leelananu Memorial Hospital. More...

Special Sections

Sports

Leland wins Boynton and tops rival Sabres

Three games into the new soccer season and it’s almost been perfect for the Leland Comets. Leland kicked off its season Saturday with two victories and the Boynton Invitational title and allowed just one goal. More...

Roeper too much for North Bay in debut

The North Bay co-op soccer team, featuring Suttons Bay and Northport athletes, lost its inaugural match, 6-3 Saturday against the Roeper School of Birmingham. The match was played at Northport’s soccer field. North Bay trailed 6-2 at the half. More...

Norse win tourney; Comets reach semis

The Suttons Bay and Leland girls volleyball teams started their seasons on the right foot. More...

Life in Leelanau

THE ART OF BLACKSMITHING

James Viste says that whenever he is watching one of those classic movie fight scenes that take place in a stairwell all he can see are the railings, newels and balusters. More...

County Cuisine

Blu chef offers pickled delight

Those of you ready to step out of the “meat and potatoes” comfort zone will love this recipe from Blu chef Randy Chamberlain. Catching wind around the culinary world, pickling is becoming very popular, in the gourmet setting. More...

Historic food cooking workshop at Olsen House

Preserve Historic Sleeping Bear will offer a historic food cooking workshop next month as past of their heritage interpretive programs. “Jammin’ at the Olsen House,” will be offered from 1-4 pm on Wednesday, Sept. More...

Views

our opinion

The cost of ‘air’ Early Saturday morning, when traffic thins, “air” was the most expensive item on the Leelanau Peninsula. More...

Lost funds are real; donate to Neighbors

A column

Starting next week, the national election season offi- cially begins. I’m putting off personal involvement as long as possible, saving my worrying for more local issues like the loss of funding for an important local non-profit. More...

Snyder grabbing news spotlight from Schauer

Here’s a switch-eroo. The part of Mitt Romney was played by Mark Schauer. More...

Leelanau Log

leelanau log

Real estate transfers recorded in county Aug. 12 Eric Arpagaus and Hedy Arpagaus to Roger Schaub, two lots, Sunrise Terrace Sudivision, Centerville Township (VAF). Thomas L, and Jana L. Rockne to Nicole L. More...

Teens’ stunt driving takes heavy toll

The lack of skid marks at the scene of Saturday’s horrific accident that left one man dead and three teens hospitalized — one in critical condition — may be one of the most telling signs as Leelanau County accident investigators att More...

Tourist season . . . begins

Labor Day once signaled the end of the busy tourist season on the Leelanau Peninsula and a walk across a big bridge. But not any more. For example, Leelanau County willl host three bridge walks on Monday — all across relatively short spans. More...

Friends of students fill hospital

The county is grieving for the loss of Centerville Township’s Brian Nachazel and praying for the youths involved in the two-car crash in which he lost his life. More...

 

Local News

Tower work begins; part of upgraded service

A concrete slab was poured Tuesday and is drying, the first visible part of a project to construct a free-standing radio tower adjacent to the Leelanau Township fire station in Northport. More...

Dems plan Labor picnic

The Leelanau Democrats political party will hold its annual Labor Day Picnic at Leelanau Township’s Peterson Park near Northport on Monday from 2 to 5 p.m. Those attending are asked to bring a dish to pass. Grilled brats will be provided. More...

Correction:

Sue Bogue of Northport was incorrectly identified in last week’s Talk of the County. We regret the error. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Antonio Alfonseca

Funeral services were held Saturday, Aug. 23 at West Side Community Church for Antonio Alfonseca of Suttons Bay who died Aug. 19, 2014. He was 33. More...

CAROLINE C. MURREL

Ann Arbor, MI

Caroline Christine Murrel, 97, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at the home she lived in for the last 58 years. She was born on March 14, 1917 in Lake Leelanau, Michigan the child of Clara and Charles Morio. More...

BRIAN RICHARD NACHAZEL

Brian Richard Nachazel, 31 of Cedar, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, August 23, 2014 after a fatal car accident. Brian was born on October 19, 1982 in Traverse City to Richard “Rich” and Laurie (Moreland) Nachazel. More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

coming events

TODAY 9 a.m.-1 p.m. — Leland Farmer’s Market: Leland School. 10-11 a.m. — Overeaters Anonymous: 271-1060 for more info.; Leland Township Library, E. Cedar Street, Leland. 10:30 a.m. More...

Letters

Home remedies for the rambling political submission

To the Editor: I am intrigued by the musings of Mary L. Bowen whenever they appear in the pages of the Enterprise and have quietly pondered her affliction for months. More...

Questionable advice to vote Republican

To the Editor: Mr. Knapp’s final line in his letter to the editor (Aug. More...

Special edition needed for critics

To the Editor: I suggest you have a special edition devoted to Mary Bowen and Pam Steffens. All either of them know how to do is criticize, condemn, and complain. James Hall W. Second St. Northport More...

Courts

13th Circuit Court

Chief Judge, Philip E. Rodgers, Jr. Judge, Thomas G. Power Judge Thomas G. Power handed down several sentences in 13th Circuit Court on Monday. They are: More...

86th District Court

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

Magistrate Court

Moises Peralta, 46, 504 N. ClevelandAve., Fort Meade, Fla. — Spill load/cargoon roadway; $175 fines and costs.Stephen R. Beights, 68, 1818 Sixth St.,Naples, Fla. — Dog at large; $135 fines andcosts.Patrick A. Muller, 60, 635 S. More...