September 29, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Nameless Election

Few running in Suttons Bay

What if there’s an election with no one on the ballot? Such is the case in Suttons Bay, which is lacking candidates for village and school offices. 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

Sweet revenge: North Bay beats Leland

Calderon’s second-half tally lifts North Bay to eighth straight win

Eli Kramer ripped off his rain-soaked jersey, clenched his left fist and sprinted toward the North Bay bench. The streak was over. More...

More soccer: Lakers drop fourth straight

Kingsley handed host Glen Lake a fourth straight defeat and third straight league loss on Monday, scoring three first-half goals en route to a 3-1 win. More...

Quick-strike Lakers off to Frankfort

All eyes will be on Frankfort running back Griffin Kelly tomorrow as a pair of fifth-ranked teams collide in a game that could determine the eventual Leaders Division champion. More...

Life in Leelanau

All aboard!

Inland Seas Education Association to welcome 65-foot schooner in Greilickville today

Leelanau County was expected to become the new home of yet another tall ship today. More...

More salmon in rivers, Wisconsin as hope for rebound continues

It’s indicative of how far the salmon fishery of Leelanau County has fallen that positive discussions have settled upon the fact that it hasn’t completely collapsed. More...

Are mayflies early or late?

Lake Leelanau hatched some big mayflies prematurely earlier this month, likely the result of an early start to summer and warm weather, especially in evenings, that extended until last week. More...

Views

Let’s talk about new path for M-22

our opinion

We’re intrigued by the thought of moving M-22 inland in Greilickville. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Heard around Leelanau

“It’s getting on the late side of things, but we’re also having this crazy Indian summer going on.” More...

Courts

Evidence found of other crimes, but no charge in Empire robbery

Two Taser guns and just under five pounds of marijuana were found in the car and home of the Benzonia man suspected of robbing the Empire Huntington Bank at gunpoint on Sept. 7, according to Leelanau County Sheriff Mike Borkovich. More...

Contractor given 60 days

A 53-year-old Stanton man has been ordered to serve 60 days in the Leelanau County Jail after not paying two subcontractors he hired. Brett W. More...

Appeals Court tosses felony sentence

A Solon Township man has successfully appealed his sentence on a drug-related charge for which he is currently serving time at the Central Michigan Correctional Facility in St. Louis. More...

 

Empire reverses, to study sewer options

Only village without a system

A wastewater feasibility study for Empire, the only incorporated village in the county not served by a municipal sewer system, has gotten the thumbs up. More...

Suit still possible over ‘back taxes’

Bill would hit S-B school

Officials of various units of government are still trying to figure out how to deal with what they believe are unfair, inaccurate and confusing tax “chargeback” bills that include 1 percent monthly penalties from Leelanau County. More...


Special Sections

Local News

Weather knocks out power

More than 70 Consumers Energy customers in Leelanau County were without power Monday due to the weather. Utility spokesman Terry DeDoes confirmed Tuesday that 73 Consumers customers lost power Monday evening and early Tuesday morning. More...

County Dates

Forced migration discussed twice More...

Corrections:

Cost of filing a document at the county Register of Deeds office is $14 for the first page and $3 for each additional page. An incorrect fee was listed in an Enterprise story last week. * * * More...

Outdoors

Weather (finally) takes on a feel of fall

Warmth felt earlier this month has given way to more seasonable temperatures that accompanied the change from summer to fall. More...

Time to catch — or sightsee — salmon

Now’s the time of year that you don’t need a boat to land a few salmon. More...

Photo

COUNTY RESIDENT Lucas Mikesell shot this 10-point buck during the youth hunt at his grandfather’ s property in Indian River. 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 8:30-9:30 a.m. More...

Letters

Take survey to improve connection

To the Editor: More...

League is an extension of Democratic Party

To the Editor: More...

Neighbor who feeds ducks causes many problems

To the Editor: Although not receiving the same attention as swimmers itch a problem probably as much a nuisance and more of a health hazard on Lake Leelanau is the feeding of waterfowl. More...

Columns

Omena News: Omena moves toward state historic district as a town father, 15, passes

Omena is well on its way to becoming an Historic District in the National Register. Marsha and Tom Buehler were in Lansing this past Friday to attend the meeting of the Michigan State Historic Preservation Review Board. More...

Glen Lake News: Anniversary wishes to Soderholms and Taghons

Congratulations to the Glen Lake football team on their big wins. * * * More...

Looking Back in Leelanau...

5 YEARS AGO September 25, 2011 More...

Leelanau Log

Construction Code Authority Building permits issued

VILLAGE OF EMPIRE – Paul and Heidi Skinner (David G. Grubaugh) Construct residential unfinished detached garage, one story, wood frame at 10126 W. Front Street ($25,600). BINGHAM TOWNSHIP – More...

Real estate transfers recorded in county

September 16 Ginger C. Crosby and Joyce C. Crosby to Lawrence R. Crosby, Robert Crosby, Sandra S. Moore and Roger E. Dixson, Lot 5, Section 25 in Glen Arbor Township. Clarence K. Gomery to Aileen L. More...

Soil Erosion Permits

Village of Empire – Paul Skinner – (Gabe Grubsugh, Birdseye Carpentry) Excavation for a 30’x30’ addition to existing retail space and for a storm water control system at 10126 W. Front Street ($195 permit fee). More...