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Tart harvest starts as EPA shows up

More than four dozen Environmental Protection Agency representatives paid a visit to the peninsula this week. More...

Flerlage feted

Molly Flerlage, the daughter of Susan and Tom Flerlage of Maple City, has been named to the dean’s list of Macalester College.  A graduate of Glen Lake Community Schools, Flerlage was a junior at Macalester in the spring. More...

County Dates

Learn about our Indian heritage   Two programs are scheduled next week to discuss Native American culture.  More...

Outdoors

Stage set for spike in salmon action

Cold water, lots of bait on banks

Hunter Blake had hooked plenty of fish prior to his recent visit to the Leelanau Peninsula. Blake, an avid angler from St. Louis, had never fished Lake Michigan for salmon, however. More...

State continues deer damage program

After a three-year trial, regulations governing how and when farmers are allowed to shoot deer causing crop damage will remain in place for at least one more year. More...

1,600 antlerless permits available

The number of antlerless permits available to county hunters will remain about the same as recent years. Starting Saturday, licensed hunters were eligible to apply for 1,400 anterless permits that good only for private lands. 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

Community helps create exhibit

To the editor:   More...

Litany of reasons that Hillary lost; Obama out lecturing

To the editor: Traditionally, past presidents politely disappeared. Obama’s out lecturing, critiquing and fundraising for 1,000 offices nationwide defeated during his reign, whilst professing his administration was scandal- free. More...

World is wedded to fossil fuels for several reasons

To the editor:   More...

Columns

Program coming on Indian history

Busy times in Omena

The Omena Historical Society (OHS) has planned a very special program for next Wednesday, July 26.  More...

Weather may be important, but it’s also been ‘weird’

I really hate talking about the weather. However, it certainly has been the subject of importance and pretty weird this year. More...

Looking Back...

5 YEARS AGO July 19, 2012 More...

Leelanau Log

Construction Code Authority Building permits issued

Village of Suttons Bay  Fredrick D. and Nancy R. Elmore (Orion J. Howes) Construct residential add/alteration – One 12 – panel ground mounted solar arrays. Use “U”, Type “VB” at 337 W. More...

Real estate transfers recorded in county

July 7, 2017  Nancy B. Holmes to James C. Holmes, as Trustee of the Nancy B. Holmes Trust, Lots 3 and 4, Section 32 in Leelanau Township.  Carl V. and Joan B. Soderlund to themselves, Co-Trustees of the Carl V. and Joan B. More...

New assumed names filed in county

Bradley Moore Boat Rental; 3205 S. Center Otto, Suttons Bay – By Bradley Moore, 3205 S. Center Otto, Suttons Bay.  Canvas45; 10656 S. Timberlee Drive, Traverse City – By Sheila McRae, 10656 S. Timberlee Drive, Traverse City.  More...

Prediction for higher water levels

Another 5-9 inches

Above average precipitation over the Great Lakes is contributing to higher water levels in the Lake Michigan-Lake Huron basin – with levels expected to increase another 5-9 inches over 2016 in the months to come. More...

G-L may limit new students

36% of students come from elsewhere

Leelanau County’s largest school district is considering closing its doors to Schools of Choice (SOC) students. 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

Peterson verbally commits to GVSU

The nation’s all-time winningest college football program celebrated another win this week with an early addition to its 2019 recruiting class.  Glen Lake quarterback Cade Peterson verbally accepted a partial scholarship offer from Grand V More...

Borkovich records first minor-league win

Walter Borkovich didn’t rest on his laurels following his recent promotion.  Borkovich, who was recently moved up from the Gulf Coast League to the Appalachian League affiliate of the Atlanta Braves, put together a pair of solid appearance More...

Amato looks to defend Fishtown 5K title Saturday

A lot goes into planning a race.  Summer Meyer can attest.  Meyer, who joined Fishtown Preservation Society about a year and a half ago, said the planning process for the annual Fishtown 5K never stops.  “Once the race ends, we&r More...

Life in Leelanau

Construction Continues

M-22 project progress right on time; finish date just 15 days away

Relief is about two weeks away for motorists weary of traveling through M-22 lane closures.  The $6.5 million, 12.7-mile project is progressing right on schedule, according to a spokesperson for the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT), More...

In Benzie, motorist lies down for on-the-road M-22 selfie

Two visitors in search of the perfect northern Michigan selfie caused concern last week on M-22 near Platte Road in Benzie County.  A resident who lives down the road from Riverside Canoe Trips saw someone get out of their car, pull out a selfie More...

Lakeshore numbers down from ‘16

Island traffic increases

In an unusual break from the upward trend of the last several years, the National Lakeshore had about 48,200 fewer visitors in June. But it’s all relative, said Scott Tucker, superintendent of the Sleeping Bear Dunes. More...

Views

One way to justify an 1,000-seat auditorium

As Glen Lake Community Schools begins examining the need for an auditorium, we suggest proponents think outside of the box — and outside of the school community. More...

Septic issue moves to townships

At the risk of upsetting our environmentally-conscience friends, we’re glad the Leelanau County Board of Commissioners rejected a proposal to set up a committee to study whether county-side septic field inspections should be enacted.  Supp More...

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Courts

Hot tub incident lands S-B man in jail

A 68-year-old Suttons Bay man was arrested on three counts of assault and battery after grabbing, punching and kicking three women who were in a hot tub at a residential condominium complex Saturday in Suttons Bay Village, according to a report from More...

86th District Court

Christian B. Andrews, 46, 215 A 81st St., Virginia Beach, Va. — Pleaded guilty to contempt of court for failure to pay fines; payment plan set up. Dwayne A. Brown, 53, 4812 N. More...

Dispatch Blotter

Wednesday, July 12  3:03 p.m. — Kasson Township — Possession of a controlled substance.  4:56 p.m. More...