February 11, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Laskey recalls second Super Bowl

Linebacker made $28,000 — for season

Bill Laskey smiles as he sits at his dining room table, within arm’s reach of a red can of Monster and a pile of neatly stacked notes. 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

Lakers ‘Fight the Fight’

G-L girls close in on first NWC crown in 14 years; eclipse fundraising goals

Basketball is a game of runs, and Benzie found out the hard way Tuesday. More...

GTA gets past St. Mary; Cats win big

St. Mary coach Pete Finch said his team is probably right where it needs to be with six games left on the schedule. More...

Leelanau Scoring Leaders

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Life in Leelanau

G-L student wins bee in crazy ending

Student behavior impresses judges

Glen Lake Community Schools eighth grader Jeremiah Dungjen may be crazy about spelling bees. More...

OUR TEAM

LEELANAU COUNTY’S Spelling Bee Team, headed for a regional bee next month in Traverse City, pose for a photo following last week’s county bee at Glen Lake Community Schools. More...

National Spelling Bee’s long history

Any one of the six Leelanau County entrants in the regional spelling bee set for the State Theatre in Traverse City has a chance to become a television celebrity. More...

Columns

Framed photo raises $800 for resident

Bea Kimmerly, who became treasurer of Omena Club 21 in 1972, and the new club treasurer Joan Kalchik- TenBrock met in Sun City Ariz. recently for an afternoon lunch. More...

On patriotism and President’s Day

Presidents’ Day weekend, the last big weekend before Memorial Day. Unfortunately some educators don’t feel that Presidents’ Day is very important and that other holidays are more important. More...

Looking Back in Leelanau...

5 YEARS AGO February 10, 2011 More...

Leelanau Log

Real estate transfers recorded in county

January 29 Marjorie E. Power to herself and R. Gregory Fisher, Unit 58, Cedar Creek Commons Condominium in Elmwood Township. Miko L. Gabourie, Trustee of the Constance T. Solomon Revocable Living Trust to Miko L. More...

Soil Erosion Permits

Solon Township – Jean Marie Wicksall Trust – (Elmers Crane and Dozer Inc.) Excavate to remove barn foundation, reshape site and install 4-inch top soil to return to farm land at 5761 E. Traverse Highway ($125). More...

Construction Code Authority Building permits issued

VILLAGE OF SUTTONS BAY – Steven Scott and Mary Oshaughnessy (Self) Construct commercial alteration to separate use for Anchor Cottage Mercantile; adding firewall and bathroom on main floor and firewall in basement at 412 N. More...

 

Sanders’ appeal permeates county

Anna Och, a 19-year-old student at the University of Michigan, has already requested her absentee ballot so she can cast her vote for Bernie Sanders. She’s not alone. More...

Michigan’s presidential vote matters

With candidates from both major political parties locked into tight races, the Michigan presidential primary election has taken on heightened meaning. More...

3-3 vote moves housing off table

Leelanau Twp. OKs housing tax break

If the Leelanau County Housing Task Force came in like a lion last year, it went out like a lamb three weeks before March. More...

Cedar project may ease housing needs

First-time home owners will have more options should a 42-unit housing development proposed in Solon Township come to fruition. More...

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Groups seek to preserve schoolhouse

Glen Lake may give up Port Oneida School

Glen Lake School is charged with teaching children — not historic preservation. That was the consensus of the Glen Lake Board of Education when it met Monday night and discussed the future of a historic schoolhouse owned by the district. More...

S-B seniors plan formal dance as fundraiser

Two Suttons Bay students will hold a special event next month to raise money for St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. More...

County Dates

Superintendent visits at local brewery Visit with Suttons Bay Superintendent Chris Nelson in an informal setting and get the latest and greatest info on what’s going on in the district. More...

Outdoors

Cold — what else? — for winter fests

Folks planning to attend festivals this weekend in Empire and Glen Arbor may as well bust out their beach chairs and sunscreen. More...

Fishermen, use caution and come prepared for thin ice

Holding a perch fishing contest may seem strange to some anglers Saturday considering the lack of ice on big Glen Lake. 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

Dickinson’s poem has meaning during political year

To the Editor: In 1892, Emily Dickinson wrote a short poem which, unlike much of the poetry of today, was easily understood and which became very popular and loved. I think that you will enjoy it so I have included it here. Read it slowly, please. More...

Learn from Flint water crisis rather than criticize

To the Editor: In response to Ms. Barbara Abbott’s letter of last week, I was criticized by her for not doing my homework. More...

Commissioners have no authority over Enbridge pipeline

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Views

Cherry industry evolving quickly; tough to keep up

So what did we learn about the cherry industry from our annual salute to our favorite fruit? That it’s getting older and younger, both at once. More...

Cherries and the meaning of life

And lest we get too serious about the business of cherries, it’s good to lighten up with the words of a famous song from the 1930s. Lord knows they had some problems then. More...

Judging the county bee spells F-U-N

A column by Eric Carlson

If you’re as much of a Spelling Bee nut as I am, you’ll immediately stop reading this section of the Leelanau Enterprise and turn to the front of Section 2 to read all about last week’s Leelanau County Spelling Bee. More...

Courts

86th District Court

Ruth Bailey, 60, 16637 Pettingill Road, Empire — Pleaded not guilty to ‘super’ drunk driving; bond continued; pretrial conference set for Feb. 23. Ashley N. More...

Dispatch Blotter

Wednesday, Feb. 3 11:15 a.m. — Leelanau Township — Caller’s wife was walking last night when a dog came out and was barking at her and seemed aggressive. Owner came and got the dog. Friday, Feb. 5 More...

Magistrate Court

Blaise A. Peluso, 31, 13420 S. Cedar Road, Cedar — Dog at large; $75 fines and costs. Ginger K. Haworth, 42, 10806 S. Fritz Road, Maple City — Expired license; $170 fines and costs. Zachary E. McGuire, 19, 2705 S. More...