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Teachers pull S-B from red

The cloud of a state takeover looming over Suttons Bay Public School has lifted. And you can thank district teachers for that. 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

Leelanau Enterprise Baseball Dream Team

Brotherly love: Jackson boys make 10 player Dream Team

Glen Lake’s baseball team piled on the superlatives this season. The Lakers went 12-0 in the Northwest Conference for the first time in school history and were district champions for the fourth straight year. More...

Over the net or out of it? U-M defenseman strong at two sports

“He got in the lineup, and never looked back.”

There’s a big difference between keeping a puck out of a net and hitting a ball over one, but University of Michigan sophomore Cutler Martin has found a way to do both — and well. More...

Glen Arbor Open a success

The weather was nearly perfect over the weekend for the 92 participants in the Glen Arbor Open tennis tournament held at the Leelanau School and Glen Arbor Park. More...

Life in Leelanau

Spirit Moves at Native Camp

Cabins built as young minds find their paths

About 30 volunteers from two Methodist churches — one in Ohio and one in Birmingham — converged on a four-acre campground in Leelanau Township last week to build three cabins for this year’s Spirit Journey summer camp. More...

Patriots kick off ‘Summinars’

Did Babe point prior to homering?

Leelanau residents and visitors can learn more about the world around them in the fifth annual Leelanau Summinars, scheduled to begin next week at the Old Art Building in Leland. More...

Having a conversation with Duane Dodge

Name: Duane Dodge. Town or township of residence: Suttons Bay. Resident since: 2008. Age and birthplace: 22, Milwaukee, Wisc. Occupation: Food prep. More...

Views

How not to fire, eh, accept the resignation of a coordinator

our opinion

We’d like to tell readers about our short-lived, professional relationship with former Northport village administrative coordinator Frank Goodroe, who started his position just six months ago, bought a house in the village and had immersed hims More...

Heard around Leelanau

“It’s hard explaining that we came with nothing. We didn’t speak English. Today we’re not rich, but we’re not poor. As they say, it’s the American Dream.” More...

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Leelanau Log

Real estate transfers recorded in county

June 17 Debra L. Schanno and Jennifer A. Rodgers, Trustees of the Debra L. Schanno Revocable Trust to Jane Baker Lots 4 and 5, Block 4, Christina Schaub’s First Addition in Leland Township (Valuation Affidavit Filed). More...

Construction Code Authority Building permits issued

Summary of Building Permits Value of Permits during last week: $524,401 Total Value of Permits for 2015: $17,790,963 As of June 26, 2014: $12,425,368 As of June 27, 2013: $14,605,736 As of July 1, 2010: $8,681,889 No. More...

Marriage license applications filed

Ryan S. Brown and Susanna R. Harju Shawn R. Murphy and Ellen E. Smith Terrence K. Norton and Mary E. Fitzhugh More...

Business preps for big uptick

Leelanau business owners continue to search for workers on the eve of what promises to be their biggest weekend of the year. Low gas prices and a forecast for beautiful weather seem destined to fill up the Leelanau Peninsula with visitors. More...

Contractors struggle to keep up

Wait to start home: 1 1/2 years

Local contractors are going great nail guns as the value of construction permits issued is 43 percent ahead of last year and double that of five years ago. More...

Leelanau’s 1st gay marriage

Jamie Damm and Sally Luenberger recently made history. More...

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Firefighters flipping flapjacks The Glen Arbor Fire & Rescue Association will host a pancake breakfast Sunday from 8 a.m. to noon at the Glen Arbor Townshp Hall. Funds will help pay for training and equipment. More...

Road package withers

Senate, House differ on funding solution

As Michigan legislators tussle over how to pay for roads one thing is clear — it may be a bumpy ride. More...

Students suspended, coach resigns following incident at team camp

But School Board overrules administration

Glen Lake boys basketball coach Todd Hazelton resigned Monday amid an investigation by administration into an incident regarding player conduct at a Ferris State University basketball camp last month. Hazelton declined to comment on the incident. More...

Outdoors

Salmon starting to show off Manitous

Lots of small walleye in south L-L

Options are aplenty when it comes to fishing in Leelanau County this holiday weekend. More...

Small fishers, big crowd drawn to county park

Hot dogs, sunny skies and bluegills

Families started lining the front pond at Veronica Valley County Park about the time the first hot dogs showed their grill marks. More...

Raptor rehab still looking for new home

Wings of Wonder (WOW), the nonprofi t organization based in Empire that’s dedicated to raptor restoration, will soon be moving. Just where, though, WOW executive director Rebecca Lessard has not yet determined. 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

Memorial denial made prior to meeting; reconsider

To the Editor: More...

Retirement ‘thank yous’ offered; some were given

To the Editor: After almost 14 years of employment with the Village of Suttons Bay, I have retired. The only council person to say anything to me was Bob Johnson. More...

Enjoy fireworks, and toss some cash into a boot

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Courts

Chicken-check finds 911 call was foul

Accidents, fume-breathing chickens and an apparent pothole-caused crash were among calls that kept Leelanau County Sheriff’s deputies busy over the past weeks. More...

Dispatch Blotter

Wednesday, June 24 10:23 a.m. — Bingham Township — Friend’s brother has extremely high blood sugar. Caller on her way to see him but fears for his well-being. More...

Magistrate Court proceedings

Travis L. Goins, 23, 4275 Mitchell Creek #18, Traverse City — Speeding 65 mph in 55 zone; reduced from 82 mph; $130 fines and costs. Jason M. Lund, 29, 11530 Cutler Road, Lakeview — Violation basic speed law; $155 fines and costs. More...