July 23, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Leelanau leads — in growing older

County facing ‘tsunami’

The fact that some 38 percent of Leelanau County’s population is age 60 and older is certainly no revelation to April Missias. 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

Seeking Asylum: Slow start, gusty finish to Saturday’s race

Light winds Saturday morning forced the race committee at the Northport Bay Yacht Club to shorten the course for its Flags Flyin’ race in Northport Bay. Asylum, captained by Doug Kilgren, was the first to finish. More...

Three county softball players named All-State by MHSSCA

A pair of Glen Lake softball players, and one from Suttons Bay — all Enterprise Dream Teamers — were named to All- State teams by the Michigan High School Softball Coaches Association. More...

Leelanau County’s All-State athletes from spring 2015:

All State MHSAA Adam Arroyo — Suttons Bay More...

Life in Leelanau

Itching for safe swimming in county lakes

Residents search for answers to swimmer’s itch

Dave Hunter wants his family to be able to enjoy Lake Leelanau without having to worry about swimmer’s itch. That’s why he’s been out everyday sampling the lake water in front of his house. More...

Yellow yards spell trouble for homeowners

Sedum is choking out grass

Chuck Raney might be known as the Elmwood Township yellow sedum eradicator for his efforts to rid the township of the invasive species. More...

Having a conversation with John Semasky

Name: John Semasky Town or township of residence: Right downtown Lake Leelanau Resident since: Oh I’ve been here 27 years. I moved here when I was 25. More...

Views

To cull herd, consider culling number of hunts our opinion

Anterless licenses for deer are now on sale for Leelanau County. At one time, applying for a doe permit was a big deal. But today not getting a permit is only a minor setback. More...

Time to celebrate Leelanau ageless wonders

Our winners of the week go to three of Leelanau County’s timeless residents. Combined they have lived for 304 years. Remarkable. More...

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Leelanau Log

Real estate transfers recorded in county

July 6 Rita A. Wilson to Loren F. Wilson and Rita A. Wilson or their successors, Trustees of the Loren F. and Rita A. Wilson Revocable Living Trust, Section 10 in Kasson Township. More...

Construction Code Authority Building permits issued

Summary of Building Permits Value of permits during last week: $737,214 Total value of permits for 2015: $20,092,283 As of July 10, 2014: $19,063,000 As of July 11, 2013: $21,068,431 As of July 14, 2010: $10,743,120 No. More...

New assumed names filed in county

KJG Maintenance & Lawn Care; 8803 E. Fouch Road, Traverse City – By Kyle Geitman 8803 E. Fouch Road, Traverse City. More...

6th ace for 96-year-old golfer

Aging remarkably

It’s noteworthy when a golfer hits a hole-inone. It’s remarkable when they hit their sixth. John Hoppin, 96, of Northport holed his sixth ace Friday morning on the 18th hole at Leland Country Club in Leland. More...

Remarkable Lou Batori, still a downhill skier, turns 105

Lou downhill skied this winter

Timeless Glen Arbor resident Lou Batori says there are three ingredients necessary for a long life: A good wife, only drinking the best quality booze, and picking your parents carefully. More...

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Busy oboist studies 200 hours for concert

Finding time for one’s commitments is a challenge for many people, among jobs, parenthood for some, school and other requirements of life. More...

County Dates

Two events near Glen Lake More...

Corrections:

In last week’s Enterprise, the caption of a photo on the front page incorrectly referred to the Glen Lake Women’s Club as the Glen Arbor Women’s Club. We sincerely apologize for the error. * * * More...

Outdoors

State seeks partners in managing islands

The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has released a draft plan for management of state-owned lands on northern Lake Michigan islands, including North and South Fox Island. More...

Family-friendly Inland Seas day

Inland Seas Education Association (ISEA) will host its annual Great Lakes Celebration on Saturday in Suttons Bay from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

Local hunter hopes to fill his first bear license in Leelanau County

A Leelanau County hunter is looking to pursue another big game species in Leelanau in September. Al Steimel was one of 6,951 statewide hunters drawn for a bear tag on June 29 out of 51,435 total applicants. 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

‘Come and build’ key to affordable housing

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Hold athletes to the rules

To the Editor: As a mother of two athletes I feel necessary to add my 2 cents. First rule they broke leaving the dorm. They could have come to some harm (you would feel the school responsible). Second it’s called stealing. More...

150 attend movie in G-A

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Columns

Looking Back in Leelanau…

5 YEARS AGO July 22, 2010 The Glen Arbor Township Board declared July 31 as “Lou Batori Day” in Glen Arbor in honor of his 100th birthday. * * * More...

Courts

86th District Court

John K. Haggerty, 24, 4404 Norton Road, Grawn — Pleaded not guilty to possession of marijuana; $500 cash/ surety bond set; requesting courtappointed attorney; pretrial conference set for Aug. 4. More...

Charlevoix man pleads to disturbing peace; killing bobcat was first charge

A Charlevoix man who was facing a misdemeanor charge of taking wildlife has pleaded guilty to disturbing the peace. In exchange for John P. Fiedorek’s guilty plea, the wildlife charge was dismissed. More...

Arrests pick up as heat arrives

Swimming pool drunk arrested

Activity picked up in the county over the weekend as temperatures rose to more typical summer levels. Along with the usual loud parties and fireworks complaints, there were three drunk driving arrests, with one involving a crash. More...