December 18, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Evaluations finally released in GL

No fireworks in principal evaluations. See page 19

The need for a policy allowing board members to receive copies of school administrator evaluations was discussed Monday night by the Glen Lake Board of Education. More...

Special Sections

Sports

Suttons Bay’s comeback falls short in league opener

The road to a repeat Northwest Conference title may not be an easy one for Suttons Bay’s boys basketball team. The Norsemen dropped their league opener Tuesday, 55-51, at home against Benzie Central. More...

Hursey ties 3-point mark in big win

The Suttons Bay girls basketball team had a memorable performance that included a recordtying individual effort last Thursday. More...

Leland rebounds past St. Mary

Leland won the battle of the boards Friday night at St. Mary. Coach Jon Kiessel said that was one of the keys to a 50-32 nonleague victory. More...

Life in Leelanau

Meeting the needs in Leelanau

Dozens of needy Leelanau County families appeared at the Veterans of Foreign Wars hall in Lake Leelanau yesterday to pick up free Christmas gifts through the Leelanau Holiday Needs program. More...

Youth ministry expands

The West Side Community Church Youth Ministry is growing by leaps and bounds, and its numbers have spurred construction of a Student Ministry Center. More...

G-L motivational speaker gives students help in reaching goals

Glen Lake sophomore Grace Daniels knows what she wants and has tools to reach those goals. She is one of more than 250 students in grades 9-12 who heard motivational speaker Chris Willertz at Glen Lake last Thursday. More...

Views

Opinions aside, 2% compact needs rewrite

our opinion

Oops. More...

Unsporting behavior in high school arenas

A column by Mike Spencer

Call me oldschool, but I’ve always felt that playing high school athletics is a privilege, not a right. And with that privilege comes added responsibilities, above and beyond that of the average student. More...

Privilege of Response

Persons whose judgment or conduct are questioned in this newspaper may respond at reasonable length and be assured their response will be published. More...

Leelanau Log

Real estate transfers recorded in county

Dec. 4 Patrick J. McKane and Zachare Ball- McKane to Patrick J. McKane and Zachare Ball-McKane and remainder interest to Tiffany McKane, Section 12, Empire Township Ralph E. Berres and Joanne E. Berres to Ralph E. More...

Marriages performed

Michael M. Manty and Carol P. Rolland — Nov. 28 in Omena. More...

Marriage license applications filed

Nathanael P. Schenck and Mylissa L. Johnston More...

GIFT IDEAS

LUCY BALDWIN of Suttons Bay eyes up some jewelry while Christmas shopping Saturday at the Provemont Arts & Crafts Show on Saturday. She was shopping with her twin brothers and mom. See more photos and story, Section 3, Page 8. More...

Cries heard as LeVeque pleads

Several friends and family members of Brian Nachazel, the 31-year-old Cedar man who was killed in the accident, cried softly during a court procedure Monday at which a teen driver pleaded guilty to three felony charges. More...

 

Local News

Glen Arbor hires firm to calm heavy summertime traffic flow

A firm specializing in transportation design has been tapped to help Glen Arbor Township manage a steady flow of pedestrians, bicycles and vehicles. Supervisor John Soderholm reported to his board Tuesday night that CDM-Smith Inc. More...

County Board hears report about oak wilt outbreak

County commissioners have been provided with sample ordinances used by other governments in Michigan attempting to stop the spread of oak wilt, which has infested a small area in Bingham Township. More...

CenterPointe owner says marina expansion will help Elmwood

Elmwood Township officials and owners of the CenterPointe building continued discussions this week over an impasse that may hinder expansion not just of the private CenterPointe marina, but also the township’s own adjacent marina. More...

Outdoors

County preps for first late antlerless hunt

Don’t turn in those deer hunters with rifles who will be in the fields starting Monday. That is, unless one of them shoots a deer with antlers. More...

Photo

BILL WINOWIECKI of Centerville Township found a new lawn ornament in the last five or six weeks. The black bear comes in about two or three times a day, Winowiecki noted. More...

Cranes still hanging around Omena

Santa Claus is coming to Omena on Christmas Eve!! The fun begins at 2:30 p.m. in the Omena Community Room in the Fire Hall, and Santa will arrive about 3 p.m. 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 a.m. More...

Letters

Moral standards of today’s government really low

To the Editor: I turned the radio on at noon last Tuesday; I was enjoying a great meatloaf sandwich. The news came on and the reporter was talking about a report on the CIA and their methods of acquiring information from detainees/prisoners. More...

Snowmobile hill climb could turn Empire into smelly playground

To the Editor: More...

Doing what they can to support Elmwood Fire Dept. till the next vote

To the Editor: More...

Courts

86th District Court

Carl D. Brooks, 43, P.O. More...

13th Circuit Court

Leroy J. Hall III, 19, of Mt. Pleasant, was sentenced in 13th Circuit Court on Friday to two to five years in prison on two convictions of probation violation. More...

Magistrate Court

Luba Melnyczuk-Childs, 40, 3881 W. Cheney Woods Trail, Glen Arbor — No proof of insurance; $25 fines and costs. Isabella R. Leal, 21, 9223 S. More...