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Sports

Leland No. 1 again

One-by-one, Leland volleyball coach Laurie Glass gave each of her players a big squeeze after they received their regional championship medals. It’s a ritual the veteran coach never tires of, even after doing it a dozen times. More...

Golfer Sneed signs letter with Nebraska

Joel Sneed signed on the dotted line last week. It was a dream come true for the defending Division 4 state golf champ. More...

Fall Sports Dream Team

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Life in Leelanau

DEER DELIGHTS AND OTHER FEEL GOOD FOOD

While some county residents were out last weekend looking for their big buck, others turned to nesting activities such as cooking. More...

Cedar Tavern chef offers holiday soup

Creamy Turkey and Dumpling Soup

With snow starting to accumulate, many of us will see the inside of our homes more than we may like. Why not pass the time making a fun and hearty soup recipe? Perfect for both insulating the kids for sledding and conjuring grins from all. More...

FOOD FOR THOUGHT

FOOD DRIVES were held at Deerings in Empire, Hansen Foods in Suttons Bay, the Leland Mercantile and Anderson’s IGA in Glen Arbor on Saturday for the Empire Area Food Pantry at Glen Lake Reformed Church as well as Leelanau Christian Neighbors in More...

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Eyes turn to future of Cedar Fire, Rescue

our opinion

We’ve been impressed with the progress made over the past year or two toward lifting the Cedar Fire and Rescue department to a higher level of service. More...

Double standards require 2 diplomas

Is it time for high schools, at least those that offer online courses, to recognize two types of degrees? More...

California trip lends perspective on county

A column by Eric Carlson

I had occasion to fly out to southern California for a long weekend earlier this month to visit with friends and was reminded why so many people both love and hate that part of the country. More...

Leelanau Log

Real estate transfers recorded in county

Nov. 6 The Bayberry Group Inc. to Bayberry Group Inc., Section 14, Glen Arbor Township. Brandon and Jean M. Klein to ReKlein & UnWine LLC, Section 11, Bingham Township. Robert L. Bryck to Sandra L. Bryck, Section 32, Elmwood Township. Sandra L. More...

Marriage license applications filed

Ernest J. Daughtry and Lindsey M. Everson Christian A. Galindo and Alisa Y. Skripnikova More...

Marriages performed

Jack A. Peekstok and Karla L. Souden — Nov. 8 in Empire. Robert K. Beebe and Jennifer M. Peters — Nov. 11 in Mackinac Island. Christian A. Galindo and Alisa Y. Skripnikova — Nov. 13 in Suttons Bay. More...

FBI to look at ‘Loaf

Alleged forged deed draws investigation

A Leelanau County Sheriff’s Office investigation into alleged forgery of a quit claim deed on Sugar Loaf Resort has been forwarded to the FBI for action. More...

Teen driver pleads not guilty in fatal

Tyler LeVeque, 17, was in Family Court last week where he pleaded not guilty to three felony charges in front of Probate Judge Larry J. Nelson. More...

Surprise pick (Jim) Calhoun appointed

He’ll fill term of the late Glen Noonan

Leelanau has a new road commissioner whose family has a long history with governing in the county. More...

 

Local News

Elmwood fire millage recount filed

A recount of the tied Nov. 4 millage vote in Elmwood Township will likely be held sometime during the first two weeks of December, according to Leelanau County Clerk Michelle Crocker. More...

Centerville supporting four-township fire plan

Board consents to interlocal agreement for new department

One of the four townships named in a plan for a new fire department covering the south-central portion of the county has already supported the move. More...

Chief could be more organized in recruiting efforts

Cedar Fire Chief Dan Petroskey works well with other departments but could be more organized when it comes to staff training, according to a performance evaluation discussed Tuesday night by the Solon- Centerville Fire Board. More...

Outdoors

Lakeshore draws a 'cool' amount of visitors for October — 75,773

More people visited the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore this October than last — 18,328 more people, to be exact. More...

Clean Water group to meet today

A staff member from the Leelanau Conservancy will speak at the Leelanau Clean Water meeting set to begin today at 9 a.m. More...

Heavy white stuff puts a crimp on whitetail pursuits

Heavy snows kept Leelanau gun hunters out of their blinds — both here in the county and in the Upper Peninsula. More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

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

Letters welcomed…

The Leelanau Enterprise welcomes Letters to the Editor. Letters must include the author’s name, full address and telephone number. When faxed, mailed or hand delivered, a signature is also required. More...

Heavy lifting begins for Benishek

To the Editor: Voters know the Doctor Dan, Doctor Benishek, or just plain Doc story all too well. He ran on a reputation of being a physician and only one ad was different. And that is not OK. More...

Corrections:

Orville Bahle, a member of the Northport Fire Department in 1947, was incorrectly identified in the Oct. 30 Enterprise cutline. * * * More...

Courts

Dispatch Blotter

Last Thursday, 4:42 p.m. — Suttons Bay — Employee harassed by man, 50 to 60 years of age, 6-foot or more, white facial hair, dark backpack. Upset about the store selling Petoskey stones. More...

86th District Court

Leeanne M. Rice, 26, 67 N. Eagle Hwy., Lake Leelanau — Sentencing on a charge of malicious damage of property less than $200 rescheduled for Nov. 21; presentence investigation ordered. More...

Magistrate Court

Constance M. Rudd, 60, 9850 Friend St., Empire — Speeding 35 mph in 25 zone; reduced from 43 mph; $130 fines and costs. Justin D. Turman, 19, 331 S. Circle Dr. NE, Kalkaska — No proof of insurance; $25 fines and costs. Cody L. More...